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NEWS RELEASE

Rotary Club of Front Royal Presents Fifth Robert E. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award

For Release: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Contact: Debra Morfit, President (540)636-2500
Daniel Pond, Past President (540) 622-4320
Doug Stanley, Public Relations Committee Chair (540)622-4848

MillerAward2013_1Front Royal – The Front Royal Rotary Club presented the fifth Annual Robert E. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award at its meeting on September 6th to Mr. George L. McIntyre, Jr.  George has been an active member of the Rotary Club of Front Royal since 1979.

It is the objective of the Rotary Club of Front Royal to recognize individuals within the Front Royal-Warren County community for contributions that improve the quality of life of its citizens.  The award is named after Robert E. “Bob” Miller in recognition of his 75 years of membership in the Rotary Club of Front Royal, and his Service to the Front Royal-Warren County community.

Recipients shall have demonstrated a commitment of service and dedication to the community through their vocation, public service, philanthropy or civic service to make a lasting impression on the community. Past President Daniel Pond, who chaired this year’s nominating committee said, “It was my honor and privilege to present this award to someone I’ve known and looked up to my entire life.”

Past recipients of the award include: Jim Williams (2009), Mary Anne Biggs (2010), John Marlow (2011), and Alan Wimer (2012).

George’s service to the community includes:

  • Past President of Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce
  • Travel and Tourism Chairman for Warren County
  • Member – Front Royal Rotary Club
  • Rotary Festival Events 30 + years
  • Rotary International – Bill Skelton Fellow
  • Rotary International – Paul Harris Fellow (3x)
  • Rotary International – Sustainer
  • The Brick Award – Rotary District 7570
  • Service Above Self Award for Rotary District 7570
  • Winchester Star Leadership Selection Committee
  • Chapter Chairman Skyline Ducks Unlimited
  • Front Royal Presbyterian Church
  • Front Royal Presbyterian Deacon
  • Marathon Bank Advisory Committee
  • Randolph Macon Academy Board of Trustees
  • RMA Audit Committee Chairman
  • RMA Operations Committee
  • RMA Homecoming Chairman
  • RMA Buildings and Grounds Committee
  • Board of Directors, Samuels Public Library
  • Board – Northern Virginia 4-H Center
  • 4-H Center Amphitheater Committee
  • Chairman- Warren County Landfill Site Selection Committee
  • Virginia State Arboretum Board
  • Avtex Redevelopment Committee
  • Industrial Development Authority
  • 1987 Citizen of the Year for Warren County
  • 2007 Citizen of the Year for Warren County
  • Shenandoah Area Boy Scouts Citizen of the Year Award
  • American Heart Association Volunteer of the Year Award
  • American Cancer Society Volunteer
  • Warren County Fair Association
  • Front Royal Livestock Member Director
  • Southern States Warren County Board
  • Member Masonic Unity Lodge 146
  • St. Luke’s Community Clinic Board
  • Warren County Humane Society Fundraising Committee
  • Special Love Supporter 30+ years
  • Camp Fantastic 30+ years
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy Committee
  • Steering Committee Front Royal Independent Business Alliance
  • United Way Red Feather Award

And this is just a sample of what this extraordinary Rotarian has done for and with his community…and his Rotary Club.

 

 Past President Daniel Pond presenting George McIntyre with the Robert Miller Award

  George McIntyre with President Debbi Morfit and
Elaine Miller (Daughter of the late Robert Miller)

 

According to past Club President Doug Stanley, “Dr. Robert E. “Bob” Miller served the Front Royal-Warren County Community as a dentist for 67 years.  His dedication to his patients, clubs, and community were always in the forefront of what he did.”  Doug added that, “It is with the memory of Bob and his service and dedication to the community that the Rotary Club of Front Royal is very proud to present to a member of the community the “Robert E. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award.”

Club President Debra Morfit said, “The Rotary Club of Front Royal is very proud to honor George with the Bob Miller Community Service Award. I can think of no one more deserving of this award for his many years of dedicated service to our great community.”