Springfield Township Rotary Club is very proud to announce that one of their own has received International Recognition. Rotarian Joy Zwicker, who has been with the Springfield Rotary Club since 1996, has always been an important member of the Club. She has served as President, Treasurer, and as an Assistant District Governor. On Tuesday, March 25th, the Rotary welcomed current District Governor Frank Romano, Assistant District Governor Bruce Dearnley, and Past District Governor Tony Jannetta. Joy Zwicker was surprised with being awarded Rotary International’s Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarians. The award recognizes that the strength of the Rotary ideal is founded on the service carried out by club members worldwide, and this citation provides a means for Rotary Clubs to personally recognize a member for outstanding efforts in the five Avenues of Service. The Avenues include; Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service, International Service, and New Generations Service. Zwicker was also awarded her third Paul Harris Fellow. The Paul Harris Fellow is awarded to honor Rotarians for generous contributions to The Rotary Foundation which are essential to securing and growing Rotary programs throughout the world. Clubs can also recognize Rotarians to express their gratitude for members individual commitment. Pictured Left to Right: Past District Governor Tony Jannetta and Rotarian Joy Zwicker. Pictured Left to Right: District Governor Frank Romano, Rotarian Joy Zwicker, President George Schaefer, and Assistant District Governor Bruce Dearnley.
The Springfield Township Rotary Club hosted the Springfield Township Interact and Phil-Mont Christian Academy Change Over ceremony at their weekly meeting. Joy L. Zwicker, Interact Committee Chair moderated the program and highlighted both clubs achievements and challenged the new board to continue the momentum as they fill the shoes of the former board.
First Row (LtoR) – Intereact Incoming Board Members: Zach Endter, SHS Treasurer; Carolyn Messer, SHS Secretary; Sam Mikels, SHS Vice President, Carrie Quaco, SHS President; Campbell Meyers, Phil-Mont President; and Sarah Eckel, Phil-Mont Vice President
Second Row (LtoR) – Interact Outgoing Board Members: Mr. Tom Vizza, Springfield High School Interact Advisor; Maya Sabin, SHS Treasurer; Anna Morrow, SHS Secretary; Rehema Korich, SHS President; Stefan Johnson, Phil-Mont President; Jennifer Khoo, Phil-Mont Vice President; Claar Ennis, Phil-Mont Treasurer; Victoria Glover, Phil-Mont Secretary; and Mrs. Gail Frey, Phil-Mont Christian Academy Interact Advisor.
The Springfield Township Rotary Club awarded Springfield Township High School Interactors and the Phil-Mont Christian Academy Interactor the Service Above Self Award on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Since 1999 this award has been presented to the Interactors who are true community service champions and exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”. The student(s) from each school are honored with a framed certificate of achievement and a $100 check from the club. Joy Zwicker, Interact Committee Chair presented the awards to:
Anna Morrow, SHS Interact Secretary
Maya Sabin, SHS Interact Treasurer
Rehema Korich, SHS Interact President
Stefan Johnson, Phil-Mont Interact President
Joy Zwicker, a Rotarian with the Springfield Township Club pins new Member Rob Fluehr of Northampton Nursery with his membership pin and formally inducts him into the Rotary Club.