Lake Wylie Rotary Club – Rotarian of the Year

Rotarian-of-the-Year-2016- Chad Bordeaux

– Pictured (l to r) Ed Lindsey, Club President; Chad Bordeaux (Rotarian of the Year); and Past Recipients, Bob Stigers and Eddie Lukowski.

Each year, the Lake Wylie Rotary Club recognizes the Rotarian of the Year. The individual selected for this annual award has exemplified the Rotary Motto: “Service Above Self”; lives our 4-Way Test in their personal and professional life; and has demonstrated outstanding service.

The Lake Wylie Rotary Club takes great pride in naming:

Chad Bordeaux

Rotarian of the Year, for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016

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Lake Wylie Rotary Club – “Unsung Hero of the Year Award” 2016 – Monique Boekhout

Monique Boekhout

– Ed Lindsey, Club President; Eddie Lukowski, Monique Boekhout, Karen Van Vierssen (Past President)

Our 2016 recipient of the Unsung Hero award is originally from Belgium and has had a remarkable career and personal life that has taken her around the world. Through each chapter of her life, she has found ways to make a remarkable difference in the community in which she lives as well as in the lives of people half a world away.

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Dr. David Redding

Dr. Redding is a graduate of Dansville, NY High School and Alfred State College.  An outstanding runner in both high school and college.  In fact, he holds the Alfred State College record in the 10K Race.  Not only did he achieve the All-American status for running, he was also named to the Academic Excellence All American Team.  In 2002, Dr. Redding was inducted in the the Alfred State Hall of Fame.  In 2004, he was … Continue reading

Little Free Libraries – Early Childhood Literacy

The Little Free Library project enabled the Lake Wylie Rotary Club to impact early childhood literacy in areas of our community with need. The club installed three Little Free Libraries within our community with the goal of impacting early childhood literacy. The libraries are wooden boxes where individuals can take a book. We focused the locations in areas of greatest need, primarily where low income children (and adults) would have easy access to them. Rotarians … Continue reading

Best of Lake Wylie – 2015

The Lake Wylie Rotary Club would like to recognize those members that were voted as being the Best of Lake Wylie for 2015: Congratulations!! Chad Bordeaux of Bordeaux and Bordeaux, CPA Best Accountant – 9 Years! Allan Gregory, Certified Financial Advisor Best Financial Advisor – 7 Years! Lake Wylie Travel Eddie Lukowski – Lake Wylie Travel Mary Sieck, RinehartRealty Best Real Estate Agent – 3 Years! Matt Burris of Fred Caldwell Chevrolet   … Continue reading

Bo Redmond

Membership Director, Mary Sieck, pins new Rotary Member, Bo Redmond and welcomes him to the Lake Wylie Rotary Club as Ed Lindsey, President, conducts the induction ceremony. Bo is the Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker for Clover Community Bank located in the Bank’s main office in Clover, SC.  His responsibilities include commercial business development, asset quality and portfolio management. Bo was born in North Augusta, SC and is a graduate of Presbyterian College with … Continue reading

Chad Bordeaux – Paul Harris Fellow (Plus 2)


Col. Lance Young – Incoming District Governor for Rotary District 7750
Chad Bordeaux (right), Paul Harris Recipient

Recently, the Lake Wylie Rotary Club presented Chad Bordeaux the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award – Plus 2. The Paul Harris Fellow Award is one of the most honorable and celebrated awards in Rotary, and thereby named after the founder of Rotary, Paul Harris. These honorees are individuals who meet high professional and personal standards set forth by Paul Harris. “Service Above Self”.

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Michael Hurst

Col. Lance Young – Incoming District Governor for Rotary District 7750 and Chad Bordeaux welcome one of our newest members, Michael Hurst. Michael Hurst was born in Denmark, SC, and graduated from Elon University in 2006 with a degree in Business Administration. Michael had worked over 5 years with employee benefits before transitioning to Benefitfocus, a Benefit Software Company headquartered in Charleston, SC. He currently serves as an Operations Manager. … Continue reading