Rotary Club of Clearwater Installs Officers
(l-r) Clearwater Deputy Police Chief Dewey Williams, new President Rotary Club of Clearwater; Herb Brown, First recipient of the Herbert G. Brown International World Service Award; Attorney Doug Hikert, outgoing President of Clearwater Rotary.
The Rotary Club of Clearwater changed Club officers this past week, with Clearwater's Deputy Police Chief Dewey Williams being sworn in as the new Club president. Herb Brown, Rotary club member and past president of Rotary International, inducted the new officers and Board of Directors. Outgoing president, Attorney Doug Hilkert, spoke of the club's accomplishments this past year, in a year of economic downturn, where Club members worked together to raise $40,000 for charities.
Doug Hilkert awarded Herb Brown as the first recipient of the "Herbert G. Brown International Service Award," in recognition of his service to humanity and working for World Peace, beyond our borders.
Executive Secretary Sondra Lee was recognized as the one that makes life easier for all presidents of the Rotary Club of Clearwater.
New President Dewey Williams stated in answer to one question, that "yes," he will wear his full police uniform as club president until mid September, when he will then retire as Deputy Police Chief. Williams has been recognized for his extensive success in the program to stop Human Trafficking. He has also been recognized for his always cheerful willingness to help others, and as an exceptional Public Relations personality for the City of Clearwater.
The Rotary Club of Clearwater meets each Wednesday noon at the Belleair Country Club, and accepts as new members, individuals willing to help in community service, locally and worldwide.
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