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District III
Officers

1st Lt. Governor
Brent Malfara
Gyro Club of
Peterborough
 
2nd Lt. Governor
Robert Fraser
Gyro Club of
St. Catharines
 
Past Governor
Membership Chair
Steve Glamuzina
Gyro Club of
Buffalo
 
Secretary-
Treasurer
Jim Wyrobek
Gyro Club of
Buffalo
 
Database
Administrators
Glenn Pollinger
& Ab Nightingale
Gyro Club of
Toronto
 
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Ab Nightingale
Gyro Club of
Toronto

 

 

BUFFALO
Chartered 1916

TORONTO
Chartered 1919

SYRACUSE
Chartered 1920

ROCHESTER
Chartered 1921

PORT COLBORNE
Chartered 1930

KITCHENER-
WATERLOO
Chartered 1935

ST. CATHARINES
Chartered 1954

PETERBOROUGH
Chartered 1959

ETOBIAN
Chartered 1972

 

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GYRO DISTRICT III

Awards


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Gyro International offers awards to recognize special achievement by an individual Gyro, or group of Gyros, who have by his or their extraordinary efforts brought honor, recognition, special leadership or increased membership for the good of the order and to the benefit of this organization.  A summary of each award is noted below.

 

Honor Key

To be awarded for special or distinguished service to the organization.  The Honor Key is considered the highest award of the organization and as such it symbolizes the recognition and appreciation of the entire membership.  It is for service that transcends district boundaries.  For giving exceptional time and talents supporting Gyro expansion.  For continued symbolism throughout the Fraternity, of what the Gyro spirit signifies.  As well as outside service, that by his association, brings honor and recognition to the Gyro Organization.

 

Honor Key Recipients

Fred J. Batson, Buffalo, NY
Sam Crowell, Buffalo, NY
Harold Darling, New York, NY
Frank Dowsett, Toronto, ON
Edwin G. Ford, Montreal, QC
Donald A. Heath, Buffalo, NY
Emil Heidt, Newark, NJ
N. W. Helwig, Hamilton, ON
Arthur Jones, Buffalo, NJ
Padre Jones, Montreal, QC
Stan Kennedy, Two Mountains, QC
Berton Keyser, Toronto, ON
J.A. Knowles, Buffalo, NY
Thomas G. Lennox, Rochester, NY
E. H. McKinney, Toronto, ON
Arthur Moul, Buffalo, NY
James Northey, Toronto, ON
Bruce Poll, Etobian, ON
J. J. Richardson, Leaside, ON
W. W. Robinson, Toronto, ON
W. D. Sanderson, Buffalo, NY
Warren R. Schram, London, ON
C. L. Van Derbogart, Buffalo, NY
F. Vanstone, Toronto, ON
Donald Whitbeck, Buffalo, NY
Stuart B. Wilkes, Buffalo, NY

 

Merit Award

This award is given to a Gyro who has rendered exceptional service to his Club or District.  The Merit Award is given to a Gyro who has performed a task or service when not expected.  The man, who day in and day out, serves as a reminder of what true Gyro spirit means.

 

Merit Award Recipients

Hubert Becket, Hamilton, ON
E. Bermingham, Lakeshore, QC
Samuel R. Barry, Kanata, ON
Hal Burland, Ottawa, ON
H. Cleworth, Lakeshore, QC
Michael Corlett, London, ON
Ray Cummings, Syracuse, NY
W. E. Cushing, London, ON
Charles Dalton, London, ON
Dana Davidson, Etobicoke, ON
Ralph Duclos, Ottawa, ON
H. Feasby, St. Catharines, ON
Doug Finch, St. Catharines, ON
A. Fitzgerald, St. Catharines, ON
S. Fleming, St. Catharines, ON
E. G. Ford, Montreal, QC
Fred Fraser, Leaside, ON
Robert Galbraith, Forest City, ON
F. E. Graham, Leaside, ON
Donald Heath Jr., Buffalo, NY
Ross Helwig, Toronto, ON
J. Tait Hopkins, Port Colborne, ON
Edward Hudson, Etobicoke, ON
Ernest Ivey, Lakeshore, QC
Wayne Kozar, Port Colborne, ON
V. C. Kreuter, Rochester, NY
Fred Lennox, Rochester, NY
Derwyn Love, Hamilton, ON
John Marshall, Port Colborne, ON
William Marshall, Forest City, ON
James McArthur, London, ON
Mike McNally, Buffalo, NY
Bob Murray, Etobian, ON
Albert (Ab) Nightingale, Toronto, ON
Bruce J. Poll, Etobian, ON
Howard Power, Kitchener, ON
John J. Richardson, Leaside, ON
Robert Robson, Etobian, ON
Warren Schram, London, ON
William Scully, Brooklyn, NY
Bob Simmons, Washington, DC
J. P. Singleton, Ottawa, ON
B. C. Smith, St. Catharines, ON
N. Walker, St. Catharines, ON
Bert Wertman, Buffalo, NY
Joseph West, St. Catharines, ON
J. Donald Wiley, St. Catharines, ON
Stuart Wilkes, Buffalo, NY
Dr. M. Wilkinson, Rochester, NY
J. Woodhouse, Port Colborne, ON

 

Jimmie Hubbell Gyro Friendship Cup

(THE CUP) This special award is given to an individual, a group, or a Club for outstanding contribution during the previous fiscal year towards external or internal expansion.  It is awarded for being the principal instigator(s) of the chartering of a new Club.  If none are chartered, it may be given to a Club for the greatest percentage increase in membership, or to an individual that is deemed by the Organization to have made an outstanding contribution to expansion.

 

Jimmie Hubbell Award Recipients

1985 - ETOBIAN GYRO CLUB
Organizing and Sponsoring
THE GYRO CLUB OF MISSISSAUGA

1995 - LAWRENCE LEEBY
Syracuse, NY
Organizing and Sponsoring
GYRO CLUB OF CENTRAL TEXAS

2001 - GYRO CLUB OF ROCHESTER
For Internal Expansion

2004 - ETOBIAN GYRO CLUB
For Internal Expansion

 

Norman "Bud" Mitchell - Gyro of the Year Award

Named after Past International President, Norman L. Mitchell, this award is given to a Gyro in recognition of "extraordinary service" to the Gyro Fraternity in Club and District affairs, in the promotion of external, internal expansion, in recognition of the unique esteem he holds among fello Gyros and for the involvement in Community, Business or Government affairs.

 

Norman "Bud" Mitchell - Gyro of the Year Award Recipient

1995 - DONALD A. FARMER, KANATA GYRO CLUB

 

Warren Schram - District Man of the Year Award

This Award is presented to a Gyro in District III in recognition and appreciation of his leadership and outstanding service to his Club, to District III and to his Community.

 

Warren Schram - District Man of the Year Award Recipients

1997-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2001
2001-2002
2003-2004
- Dr. Robert Galbraith
- Robert F. Murray
- J. Tait Hopkins
- Donald A. Heath
- Bruce J. Poll
- Wayne Kozar
- Forest City Gyro Club
- Etobian Gyro Club
- Port Colborne Gyro Club
- Buffalo Gyro Club
- Etobian Gyro Club
- Port Colborne Gyro Club

 

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