For Outstanding Leadership and Dedicated Service in our Community
Sponsored by Waukesha Sunrise Rotary Club

Service is extremely important to and in our communities. Service comes in many forms and styles.  Over the years the Waukesha Sunrise Rotary Club has recognized individuals for their service to the community. The motto of Rotary International and core principle of Rotary is “Service Above Self”.

Here’s the list of individuals who have been recognized over the years by the Waukesha Sunrise Rotary Club.


2016    Hanneke Deeken - More than 10,000 Waukesha County residents have benefited from her dream of having a dental clinic for low income families in Waukesha County.

2015    Tanya Coppersmith and Michael Miller, Waukesha County Food Pantry
2011    Sharon Wood, Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha, former Board member
2010    Susan Harter, City of Waukesha Parks and Recreations Department, Recreation Supervisor

2008    Kenneth P Riesch, R & R Insurance, former President and current owner

2007    Carol J Lombardi, City of Waukesha, former Mayor and current community volunteer

2003    Steven Bennet, Waukesha North High School teacher and Interact Adult Coordinator

2002    Marty Frank, Waukesha State Bank, former Bank President

2001    Richard T Anderson, Waukesha County Technical College,  former President