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Christi Villalobos receives the Stephen Garber Award from President Laura Adcock. Villalobos also received the Rotarian of the Year Award.

Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch installs 2021-22 officers, directors

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Christi Villalobos receives the Stephen Garber Award from President Laura Adcock. Villalobos also received the Rotarian of the Year Award.

Joe Najmy cuts the first slice of cake to celebrate the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch's 20th birthday. Najmy is an inaugural member of the club.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Joe Najmy cuts the first slice of cake to celebrate the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch's 20th birthday. Najmy is an inaugural member of the club.

Directors Sybil Porter, Joyce Borda, Susan Hubbell, Treasurer James Wingert, Immediate Past President Laura Adcock, Vice President Carmen Spagnola and President Mark Midyett stand together after being inducted to new positions.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Directors Sybil Porter, Joyce Borda, Susan Hubbell, Treasurer James Wingert, Immediate Past President Laura Adcock, Vice President Carmen Spagnola and President Mark Midyett stand together after being inducted to new positions.

Dorothy Bodenburg, Jim Wingert and JoAnn Shakon said they were excited to hear the review of the Rotary Club's 2020-21 year and then put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them and enjoy spending time together.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Dorothy Bodenburg, Jim Wingert and JoAnn Shakon said they were excited to hear the review of the Rotary Club's 2020-21 year and then put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them and enjoy spending time together.

President Laura Adcock speaks during the induction of newly inducted club member Don Hank. Hank did not get to attend any meetings before the dinner because of the pandemic. Adcock was his sponsor.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

President Laura Adcock speaks during the induction of newly inducted club member Don Hank. Hank did not get to attend any meetings before the dinner because of the pandemic. Adcock was his sponsor.

Ken Kaplan, Govind Singh, Paolo Tricase, Susan Hubbell, Vana Prewitt, Christi Villalobos and Greg Villalobos share a dinner table. Kaplan, Hubbell and Christi Villalobos all received awards.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Ken Kaplan, Govind Singh, Paolo Tricase, Susan Hubbell, Vana Prewitt, Christi Villalobos and Greg Villalobos share a dinner table. Kaplan, Hubbell and Christi Villalobos all received awards.

Joe Najmy and District Governor-Elect Andy Lyman stand at attention for the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of the dinner. Lyman later gave a speech about his childhood experience with illiteracy and the importance of reading.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Joe Najmy and District Governor-Elect Andy Lyman stand at attention for the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of the dinner. Lyman later gave a speech about his childhood experience with illiteracy and the importance of reading.

Newly inducted President of the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch Mark Midyett concludes the installation dinner and celebration of the club's 20th birthday with his inaugural address.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Newly inducted President of the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch Mark Midyett concludes the installation dinner and celebration of the club's 20th birthday with his inaugural address.

Bob Wyatt and Govind Singh said they missed the installation dinner after it was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Singh said he really enjoyed the 2019 dinner and hoped the 2021 version would be similarly fun.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Bob Wyatt and Govind Singh said they missed the installation dinner after it was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Singh said he really enjoyed the 2019 dinner and hoped the 2021 version would be similarly fun.

Joe Najmy and President Laura Adcock prepare to cut the cake, which was shaped like the number 20 to celebrate the club's 20-year existence.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Joe Najmy and President Laura Adcock prepare to cut the cake, which was shaped like the number 20 to celebrate the club's 20-year existence.

Balloons signifying the club's 20th birthday float above a table flanked with awards to be given out later in the night.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Balloons signifying the club's 20th birthday float above a table flanked with awards to be given out later in the night.

A Zoom call was set up so that those who couldn't make the meeting or chose not to attend could still watch the speeches and awards.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

A Zoom call was set up so that those who couldn't make the meeting or chose not to attend could still watch the speeches and awards.

President Laura Adcock hugs Paul Oakes after the latter received the Service Above Self Award to a standing ovation.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

President Laura Adcock hugs Paul Oakes after the latter received the Service Above Self Award to a standing ovation.

Maureen Burke and Bobbie Bordes said they hadn't been to any Rotary Club events since the pandemic started and were excited to see all their club friends in person again.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

Maureen Burke and Bobbie Bordes said they hadn't been to any Rotary Club events since the pandemic started and were excited to see all their club friends in person again.

President Laura Adcock gives a year-in-review speech as one of her last acts in the position. Adcock is now in the position of immediate past president.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021 |

President Laura Adcock gives a year-in-review speech as one of her last acts in the position. Adcock is now in the position of immediate past president.

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