The District 5870 Foundation
Distinguished Service Award


Rotary is first and foremost a service organization dedicated to helping the needy and misfortunate around the world. 

Over the years, many of our members have under taken hands-on service, both locally and an internationally, to further the object of Rotary without any thought that they were doing something extraordinary. 
The District 5870 Foundation Distinguished Service Award was created to recognize the hands-on service of extremely dedicated Rotarians who have personally worked to make the world a better place.
  • Y.V. Rao, Rotary Club of Cameron
  • Kent Miller, Rotary Club of Northwest Austin
  • Charles “Buzz” Buzzard, Rotary Club of Lakeway/Lake Travis
  • Rich Kaye, Rotary Club of Killeen Heights
  • Abbey Tootle, Rotary Club of Austin Cosmopolitan
  • Don Ray George, Rotary Club of Austin
  • Brigitte Pahwa, Rotary E-Club of 5870
  • Nancy Lehmann-Carssow, Rotary Club of Northwest Austin
​​​​​​​     2018-19:
  • Mendy Ritchie, Rotary Club of Marble Falls
  • Gene Goeke, Rotary Club of Cameron