Nominations Sought for 2018 Austin Rotary Awards         
 +Community Service   +Educator of the Year   +Public Service in Government
Each year Austin Rotary Club honors local individuals who make exceptional contributions to the community.  This year, Austin Rotary Club is giving 3 separate awards - “Community Service”, Educator of the Year”, and “Public Service in Government”.  Each person honored will receive an engraved plaque at a ceremony held during the Presidents Rotary luncheon meeting in June at noon at the Holiday Inn. A $200 check will be donated in their name to the local charitable cause of their choice. 
-Those eligible for the “Educator Award” are teachers, administrators, counselors or other professionals currently employed by a private or public school in Mower County, pre-school through college.
-Those eligible for the “Government Award” include anyone currently employed by a local, state or federal government office located in Mower County.
-Those eligible for the “Community Service” award maybe working in a paid or volunteer position and epitomize the motto “Service Above Self”
Criteria for evaluating the nominees are:
            Completeness of the application
Demonstration of positive leadership in the community (can be the work community)
            Motivation of others to excellence (including colleagues, employees or students)
            Demonstration of outstanding work and/or volunteer performance
All nominations must be received by May 25, 2018 and can be emailed to