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McLean Rotary Wins Club of the Year Award

The Rotary Club of McLean took top honors in almost every category at the Rotary District Conference, held this year in Charlottesville, Va., including the most prestigious award, the Rotary International District 7610 2006-2007 Club of the Year award.

Under the leadership of club president, Robert Hahne, the McLean Rotary Club took 17 awards, ranging from the President’s Citation, to Most New Members. The McLean club was also honored for its outstanding Web site, international service, club service and vocational service. Another member, Scott Mills, was given the District 7610, Rotarian of the Year award. This year, the McLean Rotary Club won the following awards:

? Rotary International President’s Citation

? Rotary International District 7610 Governor’s Citation

? Rotary International Membership Development Initiative Award for Outstanding Efforts in Membership Retention for 2006-2007

? Rotary International Membership Development Initiative Award for Outstanding Efforts in Recruiting the Most New Members for 2006-2007

? District 7610 Membership Award (Large Club) for Highest Net New Members (Number) in District

? District 7610 Membership Award (Large Club) for Highest Net New Members (Percentage) in the District

? District 7610 Membership Award (Large Club) for District 7610’s Best Retention Rate of Existing Members

? Rotary International District 7610 Lead the Way Team Award

? Exceptional Award for Club Service

? Meritorious Award for Public Image

? Meritorious Award for Vocational Service

? Meritorious Award for International Service

? Certificate of Merit for the Joint Training Enhancement Program to Benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates of Fairfax, Co-Sponsored with the Alexandria, Dunn Loring, and Springfield Clubs

? Certificate of Merit for the Joint Monte Carlo Night Co-Sponsored with the Burke, Dunn Loring, Herndon, and Tysons Corner Clubs

? First Place for Best Club Web site for 2006-2007

? Rotary District 7610 Rotarian of the Year, Scott Mills

The McLean Rotary Club meets for lunch on Tuesdays at 12 noon in the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer Fellowship Hall, located at 1545 Chain Bridge Rd. in McLean. Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians who are members of more than 30,000 Rotary clubs in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit www.rotary.org. In addition to thousands of volunteer hours, each year Rotary contributes millions of dollars in humanitarian aid and relief around the globe, funds 1,000 international scholarships and provides cross-cultural exchanges for some 7,000 youth. Through its flagship program, PolioPlus, Rotary has contributed more than $600 million to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.