Cindy Sullivan shares a special moment with a graduate of the Working Boys’ Center.

BVM Honored as Paul Harris Fellow

‘Madre’ Cindy Sullivan, BVM is the recipient of an International Humanitarian Service award as a Paul Harris Fellow, presented by the Rotary Club of Petwawa, Canada. Five award recipients were recognized on Nov. 12 in Petawawa. Rotarian Norm Edwards accepted the award on Cindy’s behalf and she will receive her pin, certificate and medal at a later date.

As volunteer director of the Working Boys’ Center in Quito, Ecuador, Cindy says, “Norm brought a group of Rotarians to the Center some years ago and they are great benefactors.” She adds, “I am humbled and honored by this award which really belongs to our whole team here in Quito and our team at the Center for Working Families. It also is an award for all BVMs.”

Faye Reid, of the Petawawa Rotary Club, notes that “the symbolism in this recognition is to say thank you for making a difference in your community and in the lives of less fortunate people in the world . . . the Rotary Club of Petawawa, Canada recognizes these efforts and has made a contribution to the Rotary Foundation in your name.”

This fellowship was named after Paul Harris, who founded Rotary in 1905. The Rotary Foundation contributes to helping make the world a better place in which to live through education, food, potable water, shelter and much more.

Post date 12.14.16