Posted by Neil Phillips, District 7070 Governor 2018-19 and Mary Lou Harrison, District 7070 Governor 2018-19

Dear fellow District 7070 Rotarians,

We are seeking nominations, both from within Rotary or potentially community partners for the Dr. Bob Scott Disease Prevention Award and the Wilf Wilkinson Peace Award . Please note the July 19th deadline. Please do not hesitate to reach out should you have any questions. Please Read More for the Awards Criteria......

 

THE DOCTOR BOB SCOTT DISEASE PREVENTION AWARD:

The Doctor Bob Scott Disease Prevention Award was inaugurated following Bob’s retirement as Chair of Rotary’s Polio Eradication program. It was commissioned to honour him for his significant leadership in efforts to reach The Rotary Foundation’s primary goal, namely the eradication of polio from the face of the earth.

Rotary clubs in District 7070 are invited to forward nominations for this award on an annual basis. Nominees can be Rotarians, Rotary Clubs, friends of Rotary, or organizations in our district.

Submissions should include a biography of the individual or group, and answers to the following in as much detail as possible:

1) How has this nominee contributed to preventing the spread or curbing the impact of sickness/disease?

2) What significant events have influenced this nominee in the field of disease prevention?

3) What meaningful leadership experiences, challenges, and actions of this nominee support this nomination?

4) What contact information can you provide of individuals who have worked with the nominee and can support this nomination?

The Award Committee will consider all nominations, and work with the District Governor in selecting the award winner. A maximum of one nominee will be selected each year. The award will be presented at a mutually beneficial time and place selected by the DG.

The deadline for submissions of nominations is July 19th .

Please forward your nomination to Past District Governor Neil Phillips at nphillips@dgn-marketing.com .

All submissions will be acknowledged when received.

 

THE WILF WILKINSON PEACE AWARD:

The Wilf Wilkinson Peace Award was inaugurated following Wilf’s year as President of Rotary International. It was commissioned to honour him for his specific efforts in supporting the 4 th Object of Rotary, namely the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace. Past winners include the late Jack Layton, War Child, and The Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care.

Rotary Clubs in District 7070 are invited to forward nominations for this award on an annual basis. Nominees can be Rotarians, Rotary Clubs, friends of Rotary, or organizations in our district. Submissions should include a biography of the individual or group, and answers to the following in as much detail as possible:

1) How has this individual/group contributed to defending, preserving, nurturing and promoting a culture of peace and non-violence?

2) What significant events have influenced this nominee in the field of peace and conflict resolution?

3) What meaningful leadership experiences, challenges, and actions of this individual/group can you speak to in supporting this nomination?

4) Can you provide names and contact information of individuals who have worked with the nominee and would support this nomination?

The Award Committee will consider all nominations, and work with the District Governor in selecting the award winner. A maximum of one nominee will be selected each year. The award will be presented at a mutually beneficial time and place selected by the DG.

The deadline for submissions of nominations is July 19th .

Please forward your nomination to Past District Governor Neil Phillips at nphillips@dgn-marketing.com .

All submissions will be acknowledged when received.

 

We thank you .

 

Neil Phillips

District Governor 2018-19

 

Mary Lou Harrison

District Governor 2019-20