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President of Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs honored

Steve Sehnert, president of the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs, was selected as District President of the Year for all large clubs at the district conference, which was held in Estes Park on May 4 and 5. District #5440 includes 53 Rotary clubs in Northern Colorado and all of Wyoming.

The award was in recognition of the Sehnert's leadership, which helped guide the club's membership increase from 93 to 108 members, a number of service projects completed in Steamboat and Mexico and the club's sponsorship of several community events including the Community Barbecue and Barn Dance, the Holiday Tubing Party and the new Cornhole Tournament.

"The President of the Year award is the result of service and accomplishments from all the members of our great club," said Sehnert, who moved to Steamboat five years ago from Rotary Clubs in Denver. "A huge thank you to all the members who helped to achieve this recognition."

At the district conference, the club also received the Future of Rotary award for its 16-percent increase in membership, the largest percentage of any of district's large clubs. The Steamboat club also qualified for the District Governor's Citation and five members — Ellen Kendall, Carol Johnson, Sehnert and Brett and Joanna Allison — received the People of Action Citation.

In addition, Steamboat Rotary member John Holloway and Cornelia Weiss spoke at the conference about "Peacebuilding."

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs meets at noon every Tuesday at The Steamboat Grand.

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