Every year in June the Lebanon Rotary Club holds a changing of the guard, or passing of the gavel to the new Club President. This year, Rotarian President John Gideon passed the Gavel to Melinda Fries who will serve for the next 12 months. Fries tells Regional Radio News prior to her taking office, President Gideon presented the Rotarian of the Year award..
In addition, two individuals were honored with Lifetime Service Awards..
Honored with the Lifetime Service Awards was Rotarian Hugh Corry an active member of the Lebanon Rotary Club for 57 years. Also honored was Rotarian Gib Adkins who has been an active member of the Lebanon Rotary Club for 30 years.