Ochse Awarded Donald F. Osburn Club Service Award

Steve Ochse Award (381 x 400)The Rotary Club of Easton recently awarded Steve J. Ochse with the Donald F. Osburn Club Service Award.

The award, named in recognition of local Rotarian Don Osburn’s contributions to Rotary International, was established to recognize the outstanding service of a Rotarian over an extended period of time. It is presented annually to a Rotarian who has demonstrated a decade or more membership record of consistent and sustained service to the Rotary Club of Easton and to the mission of Rotary International.

Ochse, an active member of the Rotary Club of Easton since 1992 served as the Club’s President in 2005-2006 and most recently as Treasurer from 2011-2013. He was selected for this award in recognition of his tireless demonstration of the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self”, through service to local and international communities. He is a Paul Harris Fellow, having made monetary contributions to The Paul Harris Society, which is named after the founder of Rotary International. The Society recognizes friends of The Rotary Foundation who annually contribute $1000.00 or more to the Annual Programs Fund, PolioPlus, and other Rotary Foundation grant activities.

Founded and chartered in 1921, The Rotary Club of Easton is part of Rotary International, the world’s first service club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members in greater than 200 countries volunteer their time and talents to promote the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”.

To learn more about the Rotary Club of Easton, Maryland, visit www.eastonrotary.org or Rotary International at www.rotary.org.

In photo: Pictured are Rotary Club of Easton members Thomas Hill; Steve Ochse, award recipient; George Hatcher, secretary; and C. Albert Pritchett, president.