Pres. Mike Griffin recognized as 2014-15 Distinguished Kiwanian

Carolyn Trimbach and Mike Griffin

Carolyn Trimbach and Mike Griffin

Michael C. Griffin, President of Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks has been awarded the distinction of being named 2014-15 New York District Distinguished Kiwanian and 2014-15 Distinguished Member of Kiwanis International.

The award was presented by Past Central Division Lt. Governor Carolyn Trimbach at a dinner meeting at Billy’s Italian American Restaurant in Old Forge on Tuesday, February 2.

Griffin completed the requirements necessary to be recognized as a member of distinction in the New York District for demonstrating exemplary community service, promoting growth and supporting service leadership, said Eric C. Paul, Governor of the New York District of Kiwanis International.

John R. Button, M.D., 2014-15 President of Kiwanis International congratulated Mike for achieving Distinguished Member status and presented him with the Distinguished Member pin.

“Servant leadership requires a deep humility and a willingness to pour yourself into the good of others. As a member of Kiwanis, I hope you have seen the difference your service has made in the lives of others. I hope you have seen the difference your club makes in the community. In addition, I hope your life has been enhanced by Kiwanis as well,” Dr. Button said.

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