Gerald Klonglan received the Rotary Foundation's District Service Award for outstanding service in promoting the Rotary Foundation and its goal of world understanding and peace.  

Bill Koellner, Rotary District 6000 Foundation chair, stated during the presentation:

"Gerald Klonglan has been on the Rotary Club of Ames International Service Committee since 2007.  Gerald has a passion for international grants and making a difference in the world.  He has also been a member of the Matching Grants committee since 2010.  Gerald has been working on the Tanzania projects for several years and has made several trips to Tanzania to work with local people to change lives.  He began his work in Tanzania in 2003.  Gerald is a Paul Harris Fellow and has helped the Rotary Club of Ames reach a level of $120 to $130 per member annual contribution to the Rotary Foundation."

Congratulations, Gerald!