On November 12, 2016, Past President Michael Adkins, President Thomas McMillan and Past Assistant Governor Wendy Neufeld with her husband Terry went to Mt. Vernon Washington to celebrate the great success by the clubs in providing funds to District 5050’s Foundation for 2015-2016 to continue on with financial assistance in community and global projects.
Past President Michael Adkins was very honoured and proud to be called up to accept on behalf of the Rotary Abbotsford-Sumas club members the following three awards:
  • One of only 1,564 clubs out of 35,399 Rotary Clubs worldwide, to achieve Top Three Highest in Per Capita Annual Giving honours in their district.
  • One of only 2,253 clubs worldwide to attain status as an 100% Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member Club (Every Rotarian, Every Year/Sustaining Club)
  • One of only 4,609 clubs worldwide to become 100% Foundation Giving Club.
From the Rotary Foundation: “Our sincere gratitude to every member of your club for their generous gifts to our Rotary Foundation. Your support enables Rotarians to tackle the world’s toughest challenges, in your community and across the globe.”