Award for outstanding local contribution

An award has been given to Paul Jones MBE of the Denby Dale Centre.

In recognition of the contribution  that Paul Jones MBE  of the Denby Dale Centre  has made over the past few years to the community of Denby Dale and  to the community of Kirklees, The Rotary Club of Denby Dale & District are delighted to  bestow upon him the highest award that a Rotary Club can make.

Paul was made a Paul Harris Fellow, an award that is usually given to Rotarians but, on occasions, awarded to Members of the public who are considered to have given above and beyond and who have made an outstanding contribution to their community.

Paul  Harris, who was a solicitor in Chicago, set up the Rotary movement with the first meeting taking place on  23rd February 1905.  Since when  it has mushroomed around the globe to become one of the world’s leading Charitable and Humanitarian organisations.

The Paul Harris Fellow award was first established in 1957 to acknowledge the contribution made by individual  Rotarians and therefore the Denby Dale & District Club are proud to recognise , in this way, the dedication and commitment that Paul Jones has shown over a number of years.

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What We Do

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