Posted July 2, 2015
The Rotary Club of Pensacola celebrated its Change of Command June 30 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The annual event celebrated the club’s centennial year and set the stage for another 100 years of service to the Pensacola community.
John Appleyard led the Rotary Rooters in a presentation of highlights of the group’s 100-year history. Outgoing President John Shaffer gave an update on the Club’s flagship project for the year, a children’s playground at the Community Maritime Park and thanked everyone for supporting the project. The playground is nearing completion and should open in a few weeks.
Incoming President Andrea Krieger and the new board members were inducted by Leon Hirsh, Rotary District Governor. Krieger spoke to the group about the value of service and her vision that the club will just as meaningful to the community in the next 100 years.
In addition to President Andrea Krieger, the board members for 2015-2016 are:
Rotary District Governor Leon Hirsh introduces Club President Andrea Krieger.
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Posted February 6, 2019
Nominations are open for the 2019 Ethics in Business Awards. The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola, along with the University of West Florida College of Business, established the Ethics in Business Awards to recognize business leaders who adhere to the high ethical standards in their business practices reflected in the Rotary Four-Way Test. Nominations must be received by March 29, 2019
Posted September 24, 2018
Rotary District Governor John Medina and Past District Governor Lisa Weeks visited The Rotary Club of Pensacola on Tuesday, September 18. It was an occasion to celebrate the good works of Rotary and recognize several members for outstanding contributions.
Posted July 20, 2018
The 2018 Grover Robinson III Award was presented to Brigadier General Michael L. Ferguson, U.S. Army Retired, and Sandra Robinson Award was presented to Maria Davis at the Club Change of Command Ceremony.
Posted February 23, 2018
Several club members were recognized at the Greater Pensacola Chamber’s 58th annual PACE Award on Wednesday. Janet Pilcher was named “Advocate Leader of the Year.” Dr. Ed Ranelli was presented the “Leader in Education of the Year Award.” General Michael Ferguson was awarded the “Pioneer Award” for his lifetime of devotion, achievement, and inspiration to the country and community. Also, Connie Bookman, wife of club member Alain Bookman, was named “Community Leader of the Year.” Congratulations.