Voorhees Rotary announces Voorhees 2021 Community Service Award winners

Michelle Nocito, William Walenda, Rubab Sameer Sarfraz and Diya Shyam to be honored for their outstanding service to the community and beyond.

The Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club has  announced their Community Service Award honorees for 2021. Michelle Nocito has been  chosen as Voorhees Businessperson of the Year, William Walenda and Rubab Sameer  Sarfraz have been chosen as Voorhees Citizens of the Year and Diya Shyam, an Eastern High  School student, has been chosen as Voorhees Selfless Student of the Year.

Inspired by their motto, “Service above Self,” the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club has been  formally recognizing others in the community who live by the same credo for the past 13 years.

Award winners will be honored during the Voorhees Community Service Awards Dinner on  Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Lucien’s Distinguished  Catering in Berlin, New Jersey. The awards ceremony will follow a sumptuous celebration  which will include hors d’oeuvres, a served, sit-down dinner and dessert, with wine and beer  available all evening. It is requested that all guests be fully vaccinated.

The cost to attend the Voorhees Community Service Awards Dinner is $90 per attendee or $700 for a table of eight. Those wishing to make reservations should send a check  payable to “Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club Foundation” to the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary  Club, P.O. Box 1645, Voorhees, NJ 08043. Credit cards also are accepted.

Program ads are also available for individuals and organizations wishing to show their  support. Ad prices range from $250 for a full-page (4.5”w x 7.5”); $140 for a half-page (4.5”w  x 3.75”) and $75 for a quarter-page (2.25”w x 3.75”). Ads should be emailed to  glennpage@comcast.net and payment should be sent to the address above. The deadline for  submitting ad requests is December 31, 2021.

Current sponsors of the Voorhees Community Service Awards Dinner include Bowman &  Company LLP, Columbia Bank, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, Leonard-O’Neill Insurance  Group, The Val Nunnenkamp Team-Keller Williams Realty, Fox Rothschild LLP, Lions Gate, Janney Montgomery Scott and Steve Neuner and Joanne Ventura.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and organizations are encouraged to contact Event  Chairman Mark Schott at mschott710@gmail.com or Event Co-Chair Nick Colanzi at  856.435.6200 for additional information.

Proceeds from the Annual Community Awards Dinner benefit the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary  Club’s various local and international service projects.