At the regular meeting of the McHenry Rotary Club, Thursday, July 21st, at the McHenry VFW Post, Past President, Tony Huemann received the anonymous gift of being made a Paul Harris Fellow. The award was presented by (Left to right in photo below) yours truly; with Rotary Foundation Chair, Phil Bartmann; and Tony and his wife, Brenda, Huemann present for the awarding. A goodly number of Tony's family attended the meal and ceremony.
(Left to right) Trista Iodice and Jeff Batt, McHenry Sunrise Club; students: Kyle Lim, Jim Myers, Megan Jurek, and Bri Huff; and Amber Bowgren, Assistant Principal, McHenry High School West Campus. They visited the McHenry Rotary Club at noon, Thursday, May 12th, at the McHenry VFW Club to talk about their recent RYLA weekend. The students were among 100 young women and men who met for three days at YMCA Camp Edwards in East Troy, Wisconsin, April 7-10th. The youth were selected for their leadership abilities and skills from several local high schools. The weekend included educational presentations on leadership, times for fellowship, and small group sharing.
James A. Valley, long-time friend and business associate of Ron Bykowski, was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow recognition at the regular noon meeting of the McHenry Rotary Club, Thursday, January 21st, at the McHenry VFW Lodge.
The Paul Harris recognition is presented by persons contributing $1,000 or more to the Rotary Foundation. This is an international fund which supports service projects all over the world, polio vaccines, education, water supplies, and many related needs. Ron and Jim have worked together for 34 years and Ron added, "We have had fewer spats than either one of us with our wives."
Left to right in the photograph: Ron and Linda Bykowski, Rita and Jim Valley, Bill McLemore.