This was a special meeting. Rotarian and past District Governor Dave Dillon was honored for his many contributions to Rotary and the community. Dillon 89, received 3 standing ovations by club visitors and guests.
A member of Rotary for 51 years, Dillon served as president of the club from 1976 to 1977. He was Rotarian of the year for the district in 1990, and was installed as district Governor in 1991-92. He was also a driving force behind organizing the Rotary youth exchange program in the local district. In addition to his years of service to the club Dave Dillon also served as director of The Eureka Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the HSU foundation, Chairman of the United Way Fund, Chairman of the St. Joseph hospital board of Trustees, and chairman of the 4H Club Council.
Distinguished guests included Dist. Gov. Bob Roberts on Erin Dunn, Larry Meyers , Del Rabe, and Terry Clark, all past district Governors. Dillon received certificates of appreciation from Mayor Frank Yager, the Humboldt Co. Board of Supervisors and Congressman Jared Huffman. In addition a plaque with his name on it will be hung in the Rotary Hall Of Fame located in Chicago, the home of Rotary’s founder Paul Harris