Please consider nominating a resident for our "Brainerd Lakes Area Rotary Service Above Self" award. Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. 

Rotary members look for opportunities to improve our communities today and invest in the next generation for tomorrow. Together, we apply our professional experience and personal commitment to tackle our communities' most persistent problems, finding new, effective ways to enhance health, stability, and prosperity across the globe. 

Does this ring true about a Brainerd Lakes community member you know who goes "Above and Beyond" the call of service to help others, improve their communities, or builds goodwill? Please submit your nomination below for a community member you want considered for this Lakes Area "Service Above Self" award.  

2022 Award Recipients

  • Pete Nelson
  • Heather Kelm
  • Donn Peterson
  • Paula Persons
  • Kristen McKee
  • Kevin Thesing
  • Rose Payne
  • John Erickson
  • Kathy Adams
  • Rick Bricker - Annual Award Recipient