Rotary Club of Wicomico County Announces New “Hero” Award 


In partnership with the Salisbury Independent and WMDT, The Wicomico Rotary’s Club has created a new award – Wicomico Rotary’s Hero Awar

This award is designed to honor an individual who has performed a single Act or Event within Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset or Dorchester Counties, that represents an Amazing and Heroic Act during the 2021 calendar year.  We are seeking the nomination of individuals in the community who fit that criteria.

Nomination forms may be obtained on the Rotary Club of Wicomico County website, The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2021. Rotary members are not eligible.  The recipient will receive the Wicomico Rotary Hero Award Plaque and a $1,000 donation to the 501c3 Charity of their choice.  The decision will be made by January 10th and presented on the first Tuesday in February 2022.

Annually, The Rotary Club of Wicomico County contributes over $50,000 back into our community through the support of agencies and causes including: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, Habitat for Humanity, Life Crisis Center, scholarships for local high school and college students, The Christian Shelter, RYLA, Easter Seals Camp Fairlee, Polio Eradication (Global), Fruitland Community Center, HALO, Wicomico County Library, the construction of wheel chair ramps and much more.

The Rotary Club of Wicomico County meets every Tuesday at noon in the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center at 500 Glen Avenue in Salisbury.  To learn more about the Rotary Club of Wicomico County or to obtain membership information, please contact Gary Stiegler, Membership Chair at  or visit the club’s website at

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