Feb. 18, 2015-Rotary International (RI) provides recognition of Rotarians who sponsor new members. “Every new member contributes to the difference Rotary can make in our community and throughout the world. I hope that you will continue to share the gift of Rotary,” says RI President Gary Huang. A blue pin backing is awarded to those who sponsor one new member, bronze to those who sponsor two to three new members and gold to those sponsoring six or more. Membership chair Missy Lindow (left) recently presented the recognition to (from left) David Collins (gold), Irene Weis (blue), Ben Koppelman (blue) and Ed Ranson (bronze). Lindow also received the blue recognition along with David Andersen, Don Dearstyne, Cynthia Jones, Danielle Norby and Garnett Pederson.