Another 2013 Spirit of Marco Island award recipient announced

Loan Lam, president of the Noontime Rotary Club presents the 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award to George Schroll. From left, Kathy Small, Linda Sandlin, Rachel Dehanas, Lam, Schroll, Ian Small and Bruce Graev.

Loan Lam, president of the Noontime Rotary Club presents the 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award to George Schroll. From left, Kathy Small, Linda Sandlin, Rachel Dehanas, Lam, Schroll, Ian Small and Bruce Graev.

— The Rotary Club of Marco Island announced that it presented its 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award this past week to George Schroll of the Rotary Club of Marco Island.

George Schroll was caught by surprise by the Spirit Award Committee at a recent Rotary Club Meeting where he was presented with his award in front of a large crowd of fellow Rotarians that also included his wife Joan. In addition there were numerous community members who were in attendance for the club’s Student of the Month Celebration, which recognizes students from each of the five local schools who have excelled academically.

Schroll was honored for his years of service to numerous local organizations including the Noontime Rotary Club were he served as a past president and chairman of its College Scholarship Committee responsible for awarding four-year scholarships to deserving local students.

In 2003 he was recognized as the Marco Island Citizen of the Year Award and is a past President of the YMCA Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Marco Police Foundation.

George Schroll, along with previously announced winners, Barb and Lou Prigge, Keith Dameron of Iberia Bank and Rick Medwedeff of the Marriott Resort will all be formally presented with their 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award at a Gala Awards Dinner and Silent Auction to be held on Saturday, April 27, at the Bistro Soleil Restaurant located in Old Marco.

The proceeds from the event and silent auction are used to support local charities and scholarships.

For more information and tickets you may contact Al Diaz at 438-5285 or by email at royalmarcoway@marcocable.com.

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