The 2007-2008 Rotarian of year is Rob Rolfes. Cedar Rapids Sunrise Rotarian of the year was selected based on -
1.  "Service above Self"
2.  Who exemplified "Lead the Way"


Five club members were nominated:

Joe Luse -
a. Maintains the Website, crates and manages the weekly newsletter and posts the duty reminders. 
b. Setup our Internet domain name -
c. Stepped in as Co-director when Matt Hussel resigned
d. Volunteered as Make-A-Wish liaison.

Kirk Ulveling -
a. Make-A-Wish Chili Supper - led the organization and equipping of the supper.  Kirk made things work smooth.
b. Kirk will bring along another co-leader this year, to help Lead the Way.

Todd Manternach -
a. Organized and drove corporate sponsors, >3X the prior year's donations.
b. Todd will continue to Lead the Way in this role again, with another co-leader.

Joe Dodds -
a. Auction fundraiser co-chair.  Joe successfully created a fun, easier, event which still raised about $8,000.
b. Server with Katie to setup the wine tasting event at her home.

This Rotarian exemplified "Service Above Self" AND "Led the Way" -
a. Fundraising Auction co-chair
b. International Service co-chair
c. PEP leader/organizer from Sunrise Rotary
d. Engaged the Kennedy HS government class with Sunrise, bringing kids into our volunteer projects at Chili Supper and Camp Hitaga,

Please give your warmest appreciation to Mark Krause, Rotarian of the Year!