Rotary Club of Welland opens call for Paul Harris Award nominations

Rotary Club of Welland logoEach year, Rotary Clubs around the world recognize distinguished leaders within their community by awarding them the Paul Harris Fellowship Award.

“This was one of the greatest honours I have received”, shared Douglas Rapelje, one of our award recipients from previous years.

The Rotary Club of Welland has awarded more than 100 Paul Harris Awards throughout our Club’s history. A Paul Harris Award recognizes community members who have made a significant contribution to their community through their professional and personal achievements. To learn more about the Paul Harris Award, please visit our website.

The Rotary Club of Welland invites the community to nominate a Welland or Port Colborne resident for the Paul Harris Community Award by completing and submitting the application form (viewable here) and any support letters by Friday, April 7, 2017. Nominations can be sent to

The Paul Harris Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 22nd at 5:30 p.m. at the Riverstone Event Centre. Tickets are $50 each and include a three-course dinner, drink ticket and the evenings’ ceremonies. To reserve your tickets, email

For more information about the Welland Rotary Club, visit

Source – Rotary Club of Welland press release

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