Posted June 30, 2020
In June 2000, following the tragic death of Grover III and Sandra Robinson, the Club began the annual Grover III and Sandra Robinson Awards in memory of their outstanding community leadership. Grover was Past President and a Paul Harris Fellow. The couple exhibited the Rotary Motto, “Service Above Self” in all areas of life – professional, community and family. Each year a community leader is selected for these awards based on their work for making our community a better place.
This Year the Grover Robinson III Award was presented to Dr. Ed Meadows, President of Pensacola State College for his outstanding leadership in providing education degrees, training and certificate programs to foster lifelong careers.
Selected for the Sandra Robinson Award was Ms. Teri Levin, Co-Owner Levin-Rinke Realty and philanthropist, for her support and contributions in building an additional wing to the Gulf Coast Kids House serving abused children and for making our community a better place to live by supporting many non-profits organizations such as Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola Symphony, WSRE and American Cancer Society, Autism Pensacola, etc.
More Rotary News:
Posted March 1, 2021
To help students favor the value of books and reading, the Club is donating a selected grade level book to each individual student at Oakcrest Elementary. To make each book even more special the Club gifts each book in honor of the Tuesday Meeting Guest Speaker.
Posted January 20, 2021
Each year, the Rotary Club of Pensacola supports community projects with a number of grants to charitable 501(c)3 organizations. The Club supports targeted projects that address areas such as peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education, and literacy, or economic and community development.
Posted October 1, 2020
The International Guatemala Literacy Project Spark Reading Program has received a Library of Congress Literacy Award. Rotarians in Northwest Florida District 6940 and Rotary International have helped educate over 220,000 Guatemalan indigenous students since 1997.
Posted June 29, 2020
The Club celebrated successes of the past year during its Change of Command event abord the Pensacola Bay Ferry. Local attorney Sally Fox was installed as the new President.
Posted June 15, 2020
Rotary Club of Pensacola gave a $5,000 donation to Manna Food Bank to help provide food for those in need due to the Covid-19 Virus. In addition, a total of $15,000 in grants were awarded to 10 local non-profit organizations.