Annual Club Awards - John Byrne - Trophy
for outstanding services to Rotary and community, Bill McCauley - Club
Rotarian of the year, Jonathan Rainey - Best attendance at club level,
Harry Friar - visitations to other Rotary clubs.
Photo 3 President Jonathan Rainey with fiance Clare, Mum and Dad.
Strabane Lifford Rotary Club help make one little boy's day
Young Lewis Harper who suffers from duchenne muscular dystrophy
The club took the opportunity to host the famous
"Sam Maguire Cup" prior to its journey home to Croke Park, Dublin.
Included in photo Jonathan Rainey Rotary President, Lewis Harper Donegal
supporter and past President John Byrne who took part in a strictly come
dancing competition to help raise funds for the Lewis Harper
and make a world of difference to your own community, to the
lives of those less fortunate around the world, to your fellow
club members - like-minded men and women of all ages - and, just
as important, to yourself! The projects Rotarians get involved
in are incredibly fulfilling, worthwhile and rewarding - and
there's plenty of fun involved.
1. Name the five
wealthiest people in the world.
2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.
4. Name 10 people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize.
5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best
actor and actress.
6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series winners.
How did you do? The
point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.
These are no second-rate achievers. They are the best in
their fields. But the applause dies. Awards tarnish.
Achievements are forgotten. Accolades and certificates are
buried with their owners.
quiz. See how you do on this one:
1. List a few
teachers who aided your journey through school.
2. Name three friends who have helped you through a
3. Name five people who have taught you something
4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated
5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.
6. Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have inspired you.
Easier? The lesson?
The people who make a difference in your life are not the
ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most
awards. They are the ones that care.
submitted by Rotarian Geoff Wheatley, Utica
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