At their June 28th meeting, the Rotary of Club of Tryon recognized John Gargiulo as the 2018 John Wells Rotarian of the Year. John was recognized with the award because of his long-term commitment to Rotary International. John has been a member of the Rotary Club of Tryon for over 18 years, and prior to moving to Tryon he was a member of the original Rotary Club #1 in Chicago. Since he joined the club, John has been an integral part of the Rotary Club of Tryon’s Shrimpfest and every other activity the Club sponsors. John serves as an example to other Rotarians as how to dedicate your life to Service Above Self.
The Rotary Club of Tryon’s Rotarian of the Year award is named for former Club member John Wells. In 1972, John Wells was elected Governor of Rotary District 7670. Since 1974, the Rotary Club of Tryon has recognized a member with the Rotarian of the Year award for their Service Above Self.
Past President Judy Lair awarded John Gargiulo as the 2018 Rotarian of the Year