CLUB ANNIVERSARIES

On September 30, 1941, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensburg Rotary Club was held at the Greensburg Country Club. Frank B. Miller, the first president, was honored and the principal address was given by our District Governor, Bertram H. Kenyon.

On October 19, 1966, the fiftieth anniversary of the Greensburg Rotary Club, Nelson King was the president and the speakers were District Governor Merle Beam and the District Governor from District #737, Eugene P. Berlin. George Bailey, a memory expert and magician, provided the entertainment.

On October 4, 1991, the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Club was observed with the presentation of a town clock to Greensburg followed by an anniversary banquet that same evening at the Greensburg Country Club. Attorney Charles C. Keller, Past President of Rotary International and member of the California Club in our District, was the speaker. On this occasion a goal of seventy-five Paul Harris Fellow Awards was established.

On October 4, 2016, the one hundredth anniversary of the Club was observed with the rededication of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union water fountain at Court House Square at Noon followed by a Centennial Celebration in the evening at the Greensburg Country Club. Past President Cy Wolverton served as the master of ceremonies. Three new members; Earnest Fullwood, Shelly Gaffney and Daniel Galbraith were inducted into membership. A total of seventeen Paul Harris Fellow Awards were presented. In attendance was Charles C. Keller, Past President of Rotary International and a member of the California Club, District Governor Pamela Moore of the Uniontown Club and Robin Zoufalik, President of the Club of Pittsburgh which sponsored our Club in 1916.

ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR

In 1973 the Club decided to make an annual award to a Rotarian by naming him or her the Rotarian of the Year. The following Greensburg Rotarians have been so honored.

1973 – Kenneth P. Rutter
1974 – Paul H. Gongaware
1975 – Edward C. Brinker
1976 – Albert D. Gallatin
1977 – James J. Kindelan
1978 – John H. Coulter
1979 – Edwin S. Lauffer
1980 – Joseph V. Morford, Jr.
1981 – Robert E. Harner
1982 – Charles W. Fisher
1983 – Erwin L. Beidler
1984 – David S. Gallatin
1985 – Robert B. Davis
1986 – Miles S. Wright
1987 – J. Cyrus Wolverton
1988 – Norman E. Bureau
1989 – Ted Rossen
1990 – James H. Harrold
1991 – John W. Crawford
1992 – Joseph L. Burkley, Jr.
1993 – Mark E. Barnhart
1994 – L. Kevin Metsger
1995 – Robert H. Bloom
1996 – Patricia Wassel
1997 – Cesare J. Muccari
1998 – Adib Barsoum
1999 – John A. Waite
2000 – Cathy A. Baumann
2001 – Thomas A. Hower
2002 – William E. Ovitsky
2003 – Ray T. Charley
2004 – William McGrath
2005 – Guy Davis
2006 – Charles Anderson
2007 – Mary Clymer
2008 – Dr. Roderick Booker
2009 – Ben Policastro
2010 – Dawn Robeerts
2011 – Kary Coleman
2012 – Timothy M. Henry
2013 – James J. Malloy
2014 – Mark E. Barnhart
2015 – Carl A. Rossman
2016 – David L. Cantando
2017 – Roberta Stemmler-Guest
2018 – C. Eugene James

CLUB PRESIDENTS

1916-1917 Frank B. Miller
1917-1918 W. Scott Lane
1918-1919 Samuel A. Clements
1919-1920 Robert W. Smith, Sr.
1920-1921 Joseph E. Mitinger
1921-1922 W. George Muse
1922-1923 Harry Millen
1923-1924 Fred W. Morgan
1924-1925 James H. Offutt
1925-1926 Glenn G. Vance
1926-1927 Arthur Humphrey, Sr.
1927-1928 George Robertshaw
1928-1929 Harry F. Friedlander
1929-1930 Charles F. Maxwell
1930-1931 William R. Carpenter
1931-1932 William Lindbloom
1932-1933 Henry W. Strock
1933-1934 Paul J. Abraham
1934-1935 John B. Millen
1935-1936 John E. Kunkle, Jr.
1936-1937 William M. Duff
1937-1938 Walter M. Bortz
1938-1939 James A. Reeves
1939-1940 William C. St. Clair
1940-1941 J. Paul Harman
1941-1942 O. Shupe Collins
& Walter D. Lapham
1942-1943 Harold F. Post
1943-1944 Reid M. Metzgar
1944-1945 Samuel B. Bulick
1945-1946 John H. Coulter
1946-1947 Paul R. Seeman
1947-1948 Samuel E. Jacobs
1948-1949 Howard J. Thomas
1949-1950 Forrest G. Thomas
1950-1951 Russell G. Eroh
1951-1952 Arthur N. Tuttle
1952-1953 J. Wyant Rowe
1953-1954 Raymond McIndoe
1954-1955 Alexander D. Kyle
1955-1956 James H. Metzger
1956-1957 Albert D. Gallatin
1957-1958 Thomas H. Hower
1958-1959 Paul H. Gongaware
1959-1960 Robert F. Nicely
1960-1961 John W. Crawford
1961-1962 James J. Kindelan
1962-1963 Ray A. Hardy
1963-1964 James H. Thomas
1964-1965 Azel Meadows
1965-1966 John W. Purnell
1966-1967 Nelson J. King
1967-1968 Herbert H. Templin
1968-1969 Kenneth R. May
1969-1970 Joseph B. Mitinger
1970-1971 Edgar P. Herrington
1971-1972 Joseph Morford, Jr.
1972-1973 William M. Charley
1973-1974 Howard T. Angell
1974-1975 Glenn E. Wunderley
1975-1976 Erwin L. Beidler
1976-1977 Francis Remington
& Robert B. Davis
1977-1978 John J. Driscoll
1978-1979 J. Cyrus Wolverton
1979-1980 Anthony J. Caletri
1980-1981 David S. Gallatin
1981-1982 Larry D. Williams
1982-1983 Ronald F. Carson
1983-1984 Curtis W. Carson
& John V. Gustafson
1984-1985 John V. Gustafson
1985-1986 Theo Kotjarapoglus
1986-1987 Karl E. Eisaman
1987-1988 Thomas M. Kurtz
1988-1989 James H. Harrold
1989-1990 Peter P. Cecconi
1990-1991 Thomas Jachimowicz
1991-1992 Bruce Wohnsiedler
1992-1993 David S. Delisi
1993-1994 William F. Rudolph
1994-1995 Mark E. Barnhart
1995-1996 Patricia Wassel-Lonsbary
1996-1997 Thomas J. Dowling
1997-1998 Robert H. Bloom
1998-1999 Richard S. McNeel
1999-2000 Guy Davis
2000-2001 Adib Barsoum
2001-2002 Charles W. Strobel
2002-2003 Edward G. Nemanic
2003-2004 Robert C. Wilson
2004-2005 James J. Malloy
2005-2006 Cathy A. Baumann
2006-2007 Mary C. Clymer
2007-2008 Carl Rossman
2008-2009 Charles Anderson
2009-2010 William McGrath
2010-2011 Mark Parker
2011-2012 William Thorne
2012-2013 Kary Coleman
2013-2014 Timothy M. Henry
2014-2015 John A. Hanna
2015-2016 John A. Hanna
& Jeanne Burth
2016-2017 Carolyn J. Tlumack
2017-2018 Marcy Zajdel
2018-2019 C. Eugene James