April 6, 2022
Story By: C. Richard Campbell
Each Paul Harris Award represents a $ 1,000.00 US contribution to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International either by an individual or by an organization such as the Rotary Club.
The Rotary Club of Simcoe has ben recognized for its 100 per cent participation by its members in contribution a number of times. Our members contribute $ 100.00 CAD per year earns a Paul Harris Award after about 14 years. The Canadian dollar has not been at pare for many, many years. There are also Simcoe Rotarians who contribute an additional $ 1,000.00 US to the Rotary Foundation. In addition to individual members making contributions, the Club itself has consistently donated to the Polio Plus campaign to eradicate worldwide polio.
Group photograph on next page.
Simcoe Rotarians - Paul Harris Awards

Simcoe Rotarians - Paul Harris Awards

First time Simcoe Rotarians received Paul Harris Certificates and gold pins while multiple-time contributors received a pin for example $ 3,000.00 US gets you a gold pin with 2 sapphires and $ 8,000.00 US gets you a pin with a  2 rubies. 
Please note that a number of Simcoe Rotarians were not present for the above photograph.