DEARBORN, Michigan – Raymond Trudeau has been honored as Dearborn Rotarian of the Year and awarded a plaque at a recent Club meeting. Jim Thorpe, Dearborn Rotary’s president-elect and chairman of the selection committee, described Trudeau’s service to the club over the past 33 years.
Among his many efforts on behalf of Rotary, Trudeau has participated in numerous Rotary District Conferences; organized the collection of phone calling cards for soldiers program; and spearheaded The Children of the Dump “Beads for Hope” Project that supports the Rotary Village in Nicaragua. Trudeau travels to Nicaragua up to four times a year on behalf of Rotary International projects.
Honoree Trudeau is a past president of the Rotary Club of Dearborn and actively recruits new members. He also supports many club projects, including “Santa Snaps,” a major fundraising event during the annual Wayne County Lightfest.
Trudeau accepted the award with a modest “thank you.”
About Dearborn Rotary
Established in 1923, the Dearborn Rotary Club is one of 33,000 clubs located in more than 200 countries worldwide. Rotary is the world’s first and largest international service organization, founded in 1905 by Paul P. Harris, a lawyer, in Chicago, Illinois. The Rotary Club of Dearborn meets every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Park Place at Outer Drive and Park Street in Dearborn. Guests are always welcome. For additional information, visit www.dearbornrotary.org or call 313-278-7233.