By: Tom Farris—
Muncie, IN – Matt Howell, member of the Muncie Rotary Club, received the Merrill Greene Award for 2019. The award honors Merrill Greene, CPA, long-time Muncie Rotarian and volunteer who served as Club treasurer for over two decades. The award recognizes a member for their outstanding volunteer efforts for the Club and the community.
Howell is Vice President of Farmhouse Creative and active in Rotary projects and served as Public Image Chair for Rotary District 6560 for 2018-19; redesigned and maintained the District 6560 website; and also promoted Club and District events and happenings via social media.
Club President, Kelly Shrock, added, “Matt’s work on the Club Facebook page brought much attention to the Club and helped attract new members.”
Previous Merrill Greene Award recipients include: Merrill Greene, Terri Matchett, Joann McKinney, Julie Bering, Dale Basham, Jim Needham and Terri Whitt Bailey.
The Muncie Rotary Club, affiliated with the global service organization Rotary International, was founded in 1917 by a group of Muncie business executives, professionals and community leaders – and is celebrating its 102nd anniversary this year. Muncie Rotary is a catalyst for community leadership, professional development, friendships, service and international understanding. The Club meets on Tuesdays at noon at Minnetrista for lunch, networking, a business meeting and a feature program. Membership is by invitation. The Club has more than 100 members. For more information visit the Club website www.muncierotary.org or Muncie Rotary Club on Facebook.
Rotary International was founded in 1905 in Chicago by Paul Harris and three business associates. It is now a global network of 1.2 million members in 35,000+ clubs – neighbors, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves. Rotarians work together to promote peace; fight disease; provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene; save mothers and children; support education; grow local economies; and address local issues. Rotary’s mission is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through our fellowship of business, professional and community leaders.