Posted by Dave Wood on Jun 25, 2020
Rotary International District 5470
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Criteria for Large & Small Club Award
“Outstanding Rotary Club of the Year”
 
These are the highest awards given by Rotary District 5470
to recognize truly vibrant clubs.
 
One club with 51 or more members will receive an award
 The D.D. Monroe Award
One club with 50 or less than members will receive an award
The J.E. Chenoweth Award
 
Purpose:  To honor the Rotary Clubs that have best utilized the district participation in accomplishing the Objects of Rotary during this Rotary Year.
 
Judges:  A committee of the District Governor, District Governor Elect, and District Governor Nominee and District Governor Elect Nominee Designate.
 
Caution:  The judging is based entirely on the answers in this questionnaire and your Rotary Club Central page, so be sure answers are complete and accurate.  Answers should be brief and to the point with enough information in order for the committee to accurately evaluate your Club’s application.
 
Timeline:  Your application must be submitted to the District Governor by 5 pm August 31, 2020. The questionnaire must be signed, scanned and entered via email, with all pages included in one PDF document with the club name included in the file name.
The Award will be presented at the annual District Conference.
 
History:  D.D. Monroe, a native of Indiana, joined the Clayton, New Mexico Rotary Club in 1927.  He was elected District Governor of old District 113 in 1940.  The District included all of Colorado, a bit of New Mexico, the SW corner of Nebraska and eatern Wyoming.  At the 1947 San Francisco International Convention, D. D. Monroe was elected to the Board of Directors by Rotary International. 
 
           J. E. Chenoweth, a native of Trinidad CO., studied business & law at CO schools and universities.  He was admitted to the bar in 1925 and commenced practice in Trinidad in 1926. He was assistant district attorney for the 3rd judicial district from 1929-1933 and judge for the Las Animas County 1933-1941.  He served as Congressman from 1941-1949.  He served as District 5470’s District Governor from 1968-1969.
 
 
Revised June 2020:  DG David Wood, DGE Chip Ecks, DGN Becky Smith & DGND Sam Keven
 
APPLICATION CAN BE ACCESSED BY CLICKING ON THE OUTSTANDING ROTARY CLUB OF THE YEAR LINK IN THE  "LINKS" SECTION AT THE TOP LEFT OF THE HOME PAGE.  You must be logged in to access the application.