LETTER: Unsung hero nominations

Penticton Okanagan Rotary Club is looking for nominations to honour Penticton citizens.

The Penticton Okanagan Rotary Club has launched a series of awards honouring Penticton citizens who, through community service as volunteers, supporters or contributors, exemplify the Rotary motto “service above self.”

These awards are known as unsung citizen Paul Harris Awards, named after the founder of the Rotary organization and will be awarded every few months.

In June, the club presented its first such award to Ivan McLellan. The club is now calling upon the public to nominate citizens worthy of recognition for selfless contributions to the community. If you know of a person deserving recognition, please submit a nomination in writing either to Penticton Okanagan Rotary Club, Box 1084, Penticton, B.C. V2A 6J9, or by email to jean@pentictonrotary.com.

The next award is planned for this fall, so nominations, no longer than two pages should be received by Sept. 15, 2016. When submitting a nomination, please include your name and contact information and if possible the name and contact information for a secondary nominator.

Lloyd Hiigs

Foundation director, Penticton OK Rotary Club