PLENARY SESSION IV 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM April 19, 2008 2008 Annual Conference Rotary International District 6970 Cecil F. Gibson III, Governor
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West Mr. Eugene J. Boleslawski Mr. John Zak III Rotary Club of Daytona Beach Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Booth Rotary Club of Debary-Deltona Mr. and Mrs. Howard H. Hinsch
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of DeLand Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred E. Morgan Rotary Club of Downtown Gainesville Mr. Donald E. Frowick Rotary Club of Gainesville Mr. Michael A. Singer PDG and Mrs. E. Travis York, Jr.
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of Greater Gainesville Mr. and Mrs. George T. Elmore Mr. Hugh E. Puder Rotary Club of Jacksonville Mr. Steven N. Bacalis Edna Sproull Williams Foundation Mr. and Mrs. William W. Gay PDG and Mrs. Thomas L. Grimes PDG and Mrs. Wilford C. Lyon, Jr. Mr. Charles D. Towers, Jr. PDG and Mrs. Joseph P. Whittlesey
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of Keystone Heights Mr. and Mrs. Alfred B. Watson Rotary Club of Mandarin Mr. James M. Barker IV Rotary Club of Ocala-Silver Springs Mr. and Mrs. Warren Daniels, Sr. Mr. William B. Ray, Sr.
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of Orange Park Mrs. Mary Huntley Mr. and Mrs. Lee R. Ledbetter PDG and Mrs. Kenneth Smallwood Rotary Club of Palatka Mr. And Mrs. Daniel A. Martinez Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Mr. Michael L. Emily
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Blackburn Rotary Club of Port Orange-South Daytona Mr. Dahyabhai S. Patel Rotary Club of South Jacksonville Mr. and Mrs. E. Robert Langley, Jr.
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Major Donors Rotary Club of West Jacksonville Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Corrigan, Sr. Mrs. Jean Evans Anonymous
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Bequest Society Members Arlington Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Campbell PDG and Mrs. William J. Moredock, Sr. Belleview Mrs. Karen M. Hatch Daytona Beach West Mr. William Griffin Dr. Richard W. Hartmann Daytona Beach Mr. Walter J. McFadden Mrs. Eleanor Sorkin DeLand James A. Crenshaw Ms. Gery Walker Downtown Gainesville Mr. John H. Brunner Fernandina Beach Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Ridley Four Townes-Orange City Mr. and Mrs. Eli G. Schaperow Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Taylor Gainesville Mr. and Mrs. Tony Domenech Ms. Eleanor M. Green Ms. Katherine H. Pierce Mr. and Mrs. Davis Rembert, Jr. Douglas A. Tanner Ms. Mary A. Westphal DG and Mrs. D. Brent Williams PDG and Mrs. E. Travis York, Jr. Jacksonville PDG and Mrs. Thomas L. Grimes Dr. Frances B. Kinne Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Mueller Jacksonville-Oceanside Mr. Norman C. Reimer Keystone Heights Capt. Eben E. Barnett II Mr. and Mrs. Alfred B. Watson
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Bequest Society Members Mandarin Mr. and Mrs. Vasant P. Bhide Mr. Michael A. Brannam Mr. and Mrs. Major B. Harding, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John Holloway Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Key Mr. and Mrs. George W. Robbins III PDG and Mrs. Wilson L. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell C. Zahn Orange Park Ms. Tina L. Crowder Mr. Mark J. Easterling Mr. and Mrs. Lee R. Ledbetter Mr. David A. Mosborg, M.D. PDG and Mrs. Kenneth Smallwood Palatka Sunrise Mr. Brent Coates Mr. Jared N. Dollar Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Eaken, Jr. Mr. Marshall L. Fulghum Ms. Dianne J. Marlow + Ms. Tina R. Robinson Palatka PDG Shirley Ann Purinton and Mr. Michael Purinton Mr. John Henry Redlitz Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset PDG and Mrs. Stephen D. Melching Ponte Vedra Beach Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Blackburn Port Orange – South Daytona Beach Mrs. Lois M. Lister Mr. James G. Vickaryous and Mrs. Jennifer Ferguson San Jose Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Perry III Mr. and Mrs. John W. Curtin, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Helow Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Sovich Mr. Charles Waters South Jacksonville Mr. John F. Callender
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Bequest Society Members Southeast Jacksonville Mr. and Mrs. Wilson William Sick, Jr. Southpoint Jacksonville Ms. Priscilla B. Greene St. Augustine Sunrise Ms. Kathy Mignerey St. Augustine Ms. Ann Breidenstein PDG and Mrs. Douglas J. Martin West Jacksonville Mr. Henry D. Collier, Jr.
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Paul Harris Society Members Arlington Bruce Duggar Robert Fankhauser Daytona Beach Peter Brooker Richard C. Brown Rhoda Goodson Stephen P. Seibert Bruce Teeters Daytona Beach West William Griffin K. Judith Lane Fran Markette Gloria Markette Deland Gary Walker Ed Lacey Downtown Gainesville John Brunner Don Frowick Leslie S. Haswell Jim Islam Al Losch Joseph E. Lowry, Sr. Connie Rowe Jim Skiles G.E. Turbyfill Fernandina Beach Frank Ridley Flagler County Thea M. Hein-Mathen Gainesville Ben Campen William C. Nettleton Davis M. Rembert Brent Williams Jacksonville Henry E. Autrey Tommy Grimes Becky Grimes Atul Shah Edward E. Witt Jacksonville Oceanside Norman Reimer New Smyrna Beach Steve Hole Ocala Mary Driscoll Anonymous Barbara Woodson Ocala Silver Springs Robert Holloron Warren E. Daniels Ocala Southwest Francis L. Van Hee, Jr. Orange Park Dave Faraldo Bill Hudson Jim Kaelin Lee Ledbetter L Preston Mangus, III Orien Pass Ken Smallwood Ormond Beach Isaac W. Johnston Palatka Daniel A. Martinez
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Paul Harris Society Members Palatka Sunrise J.R. Redlitz Ponte Vedra Beach: Donald Blackburn LaVonne Blackburn David S. O'Brien Joseph F. Sackett Robert G. Stursberg Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset: Mike Anderson Mike Emily David Hess Dreighton Rosier Port Orange/South Daytona: Jennifer Ferguson D. S. Patel South Jacksonville: Barry Covington Southpoint: Leon J. Carrero Cynthia W. Covington Arthur D. Dobosiewicz James F. Tullis Clark Vargas West Jacksonville: Ken Baker Dewitt "Clint" Dawkins Cecil F. Gibson, III Scott W. Imray
2007 – 2008 Foundation Highlights Paul Harris Society Clubs Daytona Beach Club #4354 Daytona Beach West Club #27054 DeBary-Deltona Club #4356 Deland Club #4357 Downtown Gainesville Club #27554 Four Townes Orange City Club #24589 Flagler Beach Club #28365 Gainesville Sunrise Club #4363 Greater Gainesville Club #4364 High Springs Club #4236 Mandarin Club #4373 New Smyrna Beach Club #4374 Orange Park Club #4378 Orange Park Sunrise Club #53458 Ormond Beach Club #4379 Ormond Beach West Club #21035 Palatka Sunrise Club #26715 Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Club #66794 Port Orange/South Daytona Club #22887 San Jose Club #61266 Southpoint Club #52499 West Jacksonville Club #4385
2007-2008 Awards Committee The Judges Phil Voss, Chairman, serving 2 nd Term on Awards Committee Steve Hole, 2005-06, 2006-07 Awards Chairman, serving 3 th and final Term Jim Kotas, Prospective 2008-09 Chairman, serving 1 st Term ------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Shamlaty, Past President – San Jose (2006-07 Best Small Club) Eleanor Green, Past President- Gainsville (2006-07 Best Large Club)
Submissions for “BEST PROJECTS” Clubs submitted 78 Projects in 4 categories (66 were submitted in 2007)
PROJECTS Best World Community Service Small Club – Rotary Club of Flagler Beach (“Paraguay Orphanage”) 2 nd Year for this project Large Club – Rotary Club of Gainesville (“Sustainable Cambodia”) 2 nd Year for this project
PROJECTS Best Local Service Small Club – Rotary Club of Flagler Beach (“Project Share”) Large Club – Rotary Club of Jacksonville Oceanside (“M.O.V.E. Playground”)
PROJECTS Best Fundraiser Small Club – Rotary Club of Four Townes-Orange City (“River Fest” - $13,000) Large Club – Rotary Club of Deerwood (“Biker’s Bash”- $192,000) The 20 Projects that were submitted for awards Raised over $881,000 for Club Charitable Contributions.
PROJECTS Best “Service Above Self” Small Club – Rotary Club of Four Townes – Orange City (“Sheriff’s Disaster Vehicle”) Large Club – Rotary Club of Gainesville (“Sustainable Cambodia”)
FOUNDATION GIVING 2006-2007 TOP 3 CLUBS PER CAPITA ANNUAL PROGRAMS FUND GIVING: 2. Gainesville $ 586.45 3. Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset $ 538.02 1. San Jose $ 666.43
ATTENDANCE & MEMBERSHIP Best Attendance Small Club – Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset (93.36%) Large Club – Rotary Club of Orange Park Sunrise (87.63%)
Small Club– Rotary Club of Downtown Deland (100%) Small Club–Rotary Club of Southpoint Jacksonville (100%) Large Club – Rotary Club of Ormond Beach (98%) Large Club – Rotary Club of Mandarin (98%) ATTENDANCE & MEMBERSHIP Best Retention
Small Club – Rotary Club of St. Johns (net +8) Small Club – Rotary Club of Starke (net +8) Large Club – Rotary Club of Deland (net +15) ATTENDANCE & MEMBERSHIP Best Net Membership Growth
Small Club – Rotary Club of Starke (+12 Members) Large Club – Rotary Club of Gainesville (+23 Members) ATTENDANCE & MEMBERSHIP Best Overall Membership Growth
PREMIER CLUBS 28 Clubs Met ALL of the Following Criteria: Presidential Citation completed Dues and required reports submitted Met its Foundation Goal Increase in Foundation Benefactor/Bequest Weekly bulletin (on-line or hard copy) Club Directory Good communication with AG & DG Attendance at District Events Local Service Project International Service Project At least one Additional Factors (i.e. GSE, YE, RYLA, Interact/Rotaract sponsor, Club President personally sponsored a new member, etc.) Last Year we had 23 Clubs Qualify
Debary-Deltona High Springs St. John’s Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Flagler Beach Four Townes - Orange City Keystone Heights New Smyrna Beach Southpoint Jacksonville San Jose North Jacksonville Debary-Deltona High Springs St. John’s Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset Flagler Beach Four Townes - Orange City Keystone Heights New Smyrna Beach Southpoint Jacksonville San Jose North Jacksonville PREMIER CLUBS (Small Clubs in Order of Size)
Daytona Beach West Orange Park Sunrise Deerwood Ormond Beach Port Orange-South Daytona Jacksonville–Oceanside Palatka Sunrise Ocala – Silver Springs Deland Breakfast Daytona Beach West Orange Park Sunrise Deerwood Ormond Beach Port Orange-South Daytona Jacksonville–Oceanside Palatka Sunrise Ocala – Silver Springs Deland Breakfast PREMIER CLUBS (Large Clubs) Mandarin Fernandina Beach Ponte Vedra Beach Orange Park Luncheon Deland South Jacksonville West Jacksonville Gainesville Mandarin Fernandina Beach Ponte Vedra Beach Orange Park Luncheon Deland South Jacksonville West Jacksonville Gainesville
Rotary District 6970 BEST CLUB AWARDS 2007-2008 BEST SMALL CLUB Rotary Club of Four Townes – Orange City BEST LARGE CLUB: Rotary Club of Orange Park Sunrise
District 6970 truly made a positive impact in the lives of many in our local and international communities! District 6907 AWARDS