Elizabeth Rotary Club President Cheryl Farrell, left, presents Paul Harris Fellowship awards to Richard Kundman, Connie Thomas and Keith Balint at the club’s June luncheon.
June 28, 2021. The Elizabeth Rotary Club recently honored cfsbank Chief Operating Officer (COO) Keith Balint with the Paul Harris Fellowship award for his efforts to raise funds for humanitarian and educational programs of the international organization.
Honored at the June Rotary luncheon were former club member Rich Kundman, who received his first Paul Harris Fellowship (PHF) lapel pin for raising $1,000, and members Keith Balint and Connie Thomas, honored with PHF+2 pins signifying that they have reached the $1,000 mark two additional times in the course of their membership, raising a cumulative $3,000 each to date.
Paul Harris founded Rotary along with three business associates in Chicago in 1905. The fellowship was established in 1957 to express appreciation to those who have contributed to the array of projects undertaken by Rotary around the world, improving lives and enhancing international friendship and understanding.
Rotary Foundation programs provide educational opportunities, food, potable water, immunizations, healthcare and shelter to millions of people around the world.