With DG Jeff Gabriel here to assist, President Don and other members presented new member badges, awards and recognitions for generosity and good works.  At the conclusion to this story, there are links to slideshows to show the festivities.  In order of the program:
  1. Tom Elken receives the Quiet Rotarian award
  2. Steve Long receives the Heart of Service award
  3. Andre Pichly (CP CSD GM) and Rene Villanueva (Astute Wealth Management) receive their Red Badges and were greeted as new Rotary Club of Cameron Park members.
  4. Janet Yarbrough, Suzy O'Neal, Laurie Edwards, Gary Clarke, and Rich Grieco receive PolioPlus Society recognition.
  5. Gary Clarke, Janet Yarbrough, and Gary Gall receive Paul Harris Fellow awards.
Ben Young won the bidding to hold the #2 Shovel -- in honor of  Art Cort -- plaque until the next time it is auctioned, with a very generous bid of $1000 for the Rotary Foundation.  
The slide show of pictures and captions for this meeting, and especially for the Award Ceremony is at this Photo Album on our website.  Click on "Start Sideshow" or on individual pictures.  For a more entertaining video slide show, with background music, please see Laurie Edwards' creation on the Vimeo site.