The Rotary Graeme Le Quesne Civic Award.

The award is made to persons or organisations in recognition of their outstanding, worthy and meritorious service to the Island of Jersey and its people, in keeping with the Rotary International motto of "Service before Self".

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Graeme Le Quesne was a Past President of the Rotary Club of Jersey. In June 2002 he attended the Rotary International Convention in Barcelona.  After the convention, he joined with other Rotarian members of the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians on a fly-about in Portugal.  Sadly, during bad weather, his plane crashed and Graeme together with 3 other Rotarian passengers was killed.  In 2003 this award was created in Graeme's Memory by Rotarians of the Rotary Club of Jersey and Rotary Club de la Manche.

Winners of the award to date are:

June 2003  Andrew Green of Headway Jersey
June 2003  Jersey Hospice Care
June 2004  Margaret du Feu of Willows Day Care Centre
June 2005  Monica Becquet of Meals on wheels
June 2006  Chris Wakeham of Centrepoint
June 2007  Rose Helie of Mustard Seed
April 2008  Denise Waller of Jersey Dyslexia Association
April 2008  Lloyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands
Dec  2008  Ed Le Quesne (Graeme's elder brother)  For work with Fair Trade ,Jersey Housing Trust One World and Wascot Kenya
Dec  2008  Paul Owen for Itex Walk
June 2010  Jim Hopley Cooperative Society of Channel Island
June 2010  Ted Wilson  Jersey Across
June 2011  Gwen Blampied Jersey Shoe Box appeal
June 2011  Annette Minchington Jersey Shoe Box appeal
June 2013  The League of Friends
June 2015  Carole Anne Robins For helping numerous, charities see here for details.