For the Weekly Record Herald
WEST MILTON — The West Milton Rotary Club held its annual installation program on July 6 during their regular meeting time held at the Overlook Park.
Outgoing president, Vicki Blei, recognized the following for perfect attendance for this past Rotary year: Vicki Blei, Matt Gingrich (11 years), Mark Hamler (37 years), Chris Long (30 years), Dan Neitzke (2 years), Jon Neitzke (2 years), Steven Pierson, Cliff Poling (3 years), Allen Smith (3 years).
President’s Citations for leading various projects during the year were given to Lisa Beanblossom, Larry Cox, Larry Dehus, Matt Gingrich, Ramon Holmes, Bob Johnston, Dan Neitzke, Jon Neitzke, Cliff Poling, Jim Sarver, Allen Smith and Randy Yoakum.
Four Paul Harris Fellowship Awards were given to Matt Kline, his wife, Debora, Dan Neitzke and Allen Smith. Larry Cox was named Rotarian of the Year.
Mark Mabelitini, former Assistant Governor and District Governor-Elect for 2017, administered the oath of office to the officers for 2015-16: Matt Kline — President, Larry Cox — President-Elect, Allen Smith — Secretary, Bob Johnston — Treasurer, Jim Sarver — Sergeant-at-Arms.
The Service Directors for 2015-16 will be Mark Hamler — Club, Community — Randy Yoakum, Vocational — Matt Gingrich and International — Vicki Blei. The program ended with President Matt Kline recognizing outgoing President Vicki Blei for her leadership for this past year.
The West Milton Rotary Club meets every Monday at Noon at the United Church of Christ fellowship hall.