Red Hook Rotary Seeks Nominations for Citizen of the Year
 
The Red Hook Rotary Foundation is seeking nominations from the local community for their Citizen of the Year.  For over 18 years Rotary has honored a local resident for their contributions to our community.  A candidate will have contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community, emulating Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”. 
 
Selection of the honoree will be made by Red Hook Rotary.  Nomination forms are available on Red Hook Rotary’s website at https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000002251/en-us/files/homepage/citizen-of-the-year-nomimation-form/COTY-nomination-form.pdf or Facebook page.  The deadline for returning a nomination form is July 30, 2021.  Return forms to Red Hook Rotary, PO Box 88, Red Hook, New York 12571-0088, or by email cfdny72@gmail.com.
 
Rotary Club of Red Hook is part of Rotary International.  Rotary is an international service organization comprised of business and professional leaders working together in a variety of humanitarian, educational and cultural programs to promote World Peace and Understanding.  There are over 1.2 million Rotarians in 35,000 clubs around the world.
 
Over 10 years ago, Red Hook Rotarians established The Red Hook Rotary Foundation, a 501 c3 charitable foundation, to provide financial support of programs and projects in and around the Red Hook community.  The main focus of the Foundation is in the areas of education and youth.  The Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors and supports the Interact Club at Red Hook High School and Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program.