The New Waterford Rotary Club Awards members of the community who go above and beyond to make our community a better place. Read more info on each award to see full details on each award and who has been most recently nominated for the award.
Service Above Self
Each Year Individual Rotary Clubs Honour a Rotarian with the Service Above Self Award in recognition of Outstanding Club Leadership, Service and Dedication in all Aspects of Rotary.
Honorary membership is given by election of a Rotary Club to people who have distinguished themselves by meritorious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals. Honorary membership is conferred only in exceptional cases. Honorary members are exempt from the payment of admission fees and dues.
Paul Harris Fellowship
The Paul Harris Fellowship is named for Paul Harris, who founded Rotary with three business associates in Chicago in 1905. The Fellowship was established in his honor in 1957 to express appreciation for a contribution of $1000.00 US to the humanitarian and educational programs of The Rotary Foundation. Those programs include an array of projects that save and invigorate the lives of people around the world and enhance international friendship and understanding. Foundation Programs provide educational opportunities, food, potable water, health care, immunizations and shelter for millions of persons.