The Rotary Club of Forest Acres was recognized with prestigious awards at the District meeting. Recently named 2020-2021 Rotary International District 7770 Medium Sized Club of The Year during the All-Clubs Virtual Conference on May 4. The Club was also the recipient of the District “Just Be Different Award. “The Forest Acres Rotary Club has been nominated for four consecutive years and was honored last year as Club of The Year Runner-Up. The award is highly sought after among the 79 Rotary Clubs in District 7770. This award is awarded to the club that Distinguishes themselves in international and community service through a variety of projects, fundraising events, and grants as well as support of The Rotary International Foundation.
The District “Just Be Different Award” is a COVID-19 innovative strategy award that was awarded to Clubs who found a way to be innovative in Membership growth and meeting format during the Pandemic. Despite the Pandemic, it has added seven new members to its roster. The Club made a seamless transition to Zoom Virtual meetings and has met weekly, since March 11 throughout the Pandemic shutdown.