Local Rotarian Receives Prestigious Honour

A local Rotarian has received a prestigious honour.

Neil McBeth, a member of the Rotary Club of Essex, has received the "Distinguished Service Award" from the Rotary Foundation.

No more than 50 awards are presented each year out of a membership of 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide.

The award is presented to a Rotarian who has given exceptional service over an extended period of time.

McBeth was given the award to recognize his 33 years of service to the rotary foundation.