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Sunrise Rotary honors Rotarian of the Year
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Michelle Liotta, president of the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club, presented the Rotarian Of The Year award to charter member Pete Peterson. - photo by Photo provided

Pete Peterson, owner of Breland Well Drilling, was named the Rotarian of the Year by the Sunrise Rotary Club for his outstanding contribution of chairing the Rotary Club of Effingham Sunrise annual golf tournament, now in his 15th consecutive year.

This is the signature fundraising event for the club and has allowed it to give back to the community, including scholarships for students at both high schools.

If you would like to get involved, call Peterson at 772-5395. The tournament will take place Sept. 6 at noon at the Black Creek Golf Club. Reservations for corporate teams and corporate hole sponsors are now being accepted.Delete-Merge UpIt will be a three-man scramble with monetary rewards.