Posted by Drew Pelger on May 07, 2019
Rick Taylor named 2018-2019 Rotarian of the Year!
During the May 10, 2019 Rotary meeting, Vice President Drew Pelger introduced the 2018-2019 Rotarian of the Year, Past President Rick Taylor. Vice President Drew had these words to say about Rick:
PP Rick Taylor, our 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year:
  • Is a very loyal and dedicated Rotarian
  • Accepts and excels at responsible positions in the club and happily does so
  • Is an active Rotarian who encourages others to be involved in Rotary, practices the 4-Way Test and is an asset to our club and the community
  • Attends meetings regularly
  • Lives a life that exemplifies fellowship and the ideals of SERVICE ABOVE SELF.
As a Canton Rotarian, Rick has served our Canton Rotary Club over the past 37 years as:
  • Club President - 2007 - 2008;
  • Member of the Board of Directors (one 3 year term)
  • Chairperson of our Rotary Scouts for approximately 3 years
  • Chairperson of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Raffle Fundraising Committee
  • Monthly Speaker Chairperson (multiple times)
  • 30+ year member of the Pancake Day Committee
  • Member of the Oktoberfest Committee
  • Assisted with initiating The Canton Rotary website and e-newsletter
  • Current Chair of Junior Achievement Committee
  • Current Rotogram "editor"
  • Current Co-Chair New Member Orientation
  • Volunteer for Backpack Program, Health Screen, Scouts, Attendance Committee and Greeter Committee.
Congratulations to PP Rick Taylor, our 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year!