In keeping with its mission of “service above self,” Rotary recognizes individuals, as well as companies and service organizations, who exhibit the high ethical standards of Rotary.  The annual Individual Vocational Service Award is presented every April.
Edward J. Russell III received the 2018 Rotary Individual Volunteer Service award for his outstanding service to others in the community.
Edward's commitment to community is evident by the many service activities that include...
  • Past Chairman of the Board and Directors and charter member of the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce
  • Current member of the Grosse Pointe Chamber Foundation Legacy of the Lake Committee of which he was a past honoree
  • Past board member Grosse Pointe Academy
  • Current member of the Board of Directors and of the Campus Committee and Investment Committee of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association
  • Current Chair of the Beaumont Grosse Pointe Development committee 
  • Volunteers with “racing for kids”
  • Volunteers with organizing the annual Mayor’s prayer breakfast