WESTPORT, Conn. Five Westport residents were saluted by the Westport Sunrise Rotary Club last week for their contributions to the community.
Bill Mitchell, Andy Boas, Barbara Pearson-Rac, Dan Kail and Dr. Paul Spiekerman were awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship during a breakfast reception at Birchwood Country Club on Friday, , the club announced in a statement. The award named after the Rotary International founder is given to individuals who exemplify the Rotary motto of Service Above Self.
Gavin Anderson, a former selectman, Board of Finance member and longtime Rotarian who died in March, was honored posthumously for his community contributions.
In addition to these award winners, six club members were honored for pledging to donate $1,000 every year to Rotary. These honorees were Arlo Ellison, Charles Haberstroh, John Hendrickson, Mario SaCouto and Eric Zeilinski, club president.
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