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Rotary Club of Black River Falls Awards Paul Harris Fellow Recognition

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Published in News

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have
had contributions made in their name of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.



This recognition was established in 1957 to show appreciation for and encourage substantial
contributions to the Rotary Foundation Fellowships for Advanced Study program. Many notable
figures have been named as Paul Harris Fellows, including U.S. President Jimmy Carter, U.S
astronaut James Lovell, UN Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar and Jonas Salk.

The number of Paul Harris Fellows reached the one million mark in 2006.
Receiving recognition as a new Paul Harris Fellow was Duane Waldera. Max Michaelson received
recognition as a third-time Paul Harris Fellow.
The Rotary Club of Black River Falls is part of an organization dedicated to improving the lives of
people all over the world. Its purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders to provide
humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards and to advance goodwill and peace
throughout the world. The Club meets every Monday at noon at the Skyline Golf Course. For more
information visit www.brfrotary.org or find the club on Facebook.

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