A number of opportunities are available for your club to get recognition for projects:

Rotary International

Presidential Citation

This is a distinguished award given to Rotaract Clubs who have answered the Rotary International’s call to arms.  Presidential Citations are issued at the end of the Rotary year.  Twelve Rotaract in Great Britain & Ireland Clubs won last year – they are: Aberdeen, St Andrews, Manchester International, Bourne End & Cookham, Maidenhead, Canary Wharf, Hampstead-Hendon-Golders Green, Putney, Westminster, Cardiff University, Rhondda, and Glasgow!

James Lovatt, RGBI Chairman: “The presidential citation is a chance for club members to be recognised for their hard work over the course of the Rotary year. It is worth considering within your club as a way to guide some of your activities and strengthening your club presence in the community.  Congratulations to all the clubs and their members who won last year”.

Want to win in 2013/14? Use the 2013-14 Rotaract Presidential Citation form to help your club plan a successful year of service! 

RGBI

Ron Boyce and Arthur Bowden Trophy

These trophies are awarded to a single Rotaract club and a Rotaract District or Partnership of clubs respectively for the best community service or charity fund-raising project organised in the year.

Club of the Year

The trophy is awarded each year at the RGBI Conference by the RGBI Chairman, based upon merit in all aspects of the Rotaract programme.  Individual awards for Clothing, Club Website, Attendance plus others are available.

European Rotaract Information Centre (E.R.I.C.) awards

Applications will be available after REM Riga and due for submission by the end of March.

Twin Club Award

This award encourages the development of partnerships between clubs in multiple countries.  Its aim is encourage the development of friendship through communication, connecting, and project coordination.

Best European Service Project

This award is encourages service projects which have a definite impact on communities.  Projects can cover any of the Rotary’s 6 areas of focus.  Winners and finalists from the past include: “Gambasse:  Dreaming of a Better World”, “Health as a Gift” and “Rotaract Hearts”.

Rotaract Outstanding Project Awards

The purpose of this award to recognize exceptional community or international service projects that further the goals of Rotary International.

Links

Gambasse:  Dreaming of a Better World:    http://www.gambasse.org/

Health as a Gift (in Ukrainian):  http://www.rotaract.kiev.ua/news-blog/healthasagift%E2%80%93zdorovavpodarunok

Rotaract Hearts: http://www.rotaracthearts.com/

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