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Rotary Club to honor Greg Foley with Muftic Service Above Self award

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The Rotary Club of Winter Park-Fraser Valley has named Greg Foley as the 2018 recipient of the Michael Muftic Service Above Self Award.

The award will be presented at the club’s annual Service Above Self dinner being held at Bistro 28 in the Pole Creek Clubhouse on Thursday, April 12. The festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails and dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased for $40 each.

Greg is being honored for his service to our community, especially his service with Grand County Search and Rescue of which he was a founding member since 1984. He is currently the incident commander, field director and board member of that organization. He has served with numerous other organizations here in Grand County including The Winter Park-Fraser Chamber of Commerce of which he was president in 1995. He has also been involved in CASA, Boy Scouts and served as a soccer coach. He has helped in many other organizations over the years here in Fraser Valley.

Greg comes from White Bear Lake, Minn. He moved to Colorado in 1970 and went to Regis College and then graduated from Colorado University in 1978 with a geology degree. He moved to Fraser in 1984 where he met his wife, Hannah. They were married in 1987 at Arrow. His son, Dylan, now 26 years old, works at Denver Health Emergency.

Join Rotary on April 12 to honor Foley for all his contributions to the community.

The Service Above Self award is named in memory of Dr. Michael Muftic for his humanitarian work around the world. He was a member of the Denver Rotary Club and was named Rotarian of the year there in 1999. He was also an honorary member of the Winter Park-Fraser Valley Club.

Past recipients of the award include Ron Nelson, Mark Johnson, Kirk Klancke, Lurleen Curran, Steve Radcliffe, Gary DeFrange, Rich Devlin, Kim Linin, Peggy Smith, Shanna Lalley, Felicia Muftic and Helen Sedlar.

You can order tickets by calling Steve Radcliffe at 970-509-9678 or emailing ridgecliffe756@gmail.com. The Rotary’s regular meetings take place at Crooked Creek at noon on Thursdays. On the second Thursday of each month, the Rotary meets for cocktails at 5 p.m. at Crooked Creek.


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