Amy Strong Awarded 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year

At their 8th Annual Celebration of Service event, the Rotary Club of Lake Wylie awarded Amy Strong with the 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year Award.  The Award is given annually to a Rotarian that exemplifies the motto, Service Above Self. 

2019 Rotarian of the Year Amy Strong with Award Presenter Chad Bordeaux
2019 Rotarian of the Year Amy Strong with award presenter, Chad Bordeaux

Some of the immense contributions and accomplishments that Amy has made to the club since joining include: 

  • Organization and expansion of the club’s Josh the Baby Otter Water Safety and Literacy Program
  • Helping organize the clubs shoebox program through Samaritan’s Purse
  • Helping to provide a match to the clubs Alzheimer’s Research charity, The CART Fund
  • Participation in the clubs picnic tables project for the YMCA
  • Instrumental in the canned food drive that netted over 2 tons of food for the Clover Area Assistance Center
  • One of the top club members in sales during the charity raffle which funds the clubs service projects
  • Attended and graduated from The Rotary Leadership Insitiute, one of only three club members to accomplish this in the club’s history
  • Attending District events such as Membership training, Pre-PETS and PETS (President-Elect Training Seminar)
  • Joined 33,000 other Rotarians from 174 countries around the world for the 2017 Rotary International Convention
  • Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award from The Rotary Foundation in June of 2018 for her support of its charitable efforts around the world.
  • Maintained perfect attendance and engagement since she joined Rotary in 2016
  • Volunteers in our community outside of Rotary with the Clover School District and the Community Cafe

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