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Castro Receives Rotary's Highest Honor


June 4, 2018

Jack Christfield

Joe Castro, Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest member, recently received Rotary International's highest honor, the Service Above Self Award. This honor recognizes Rotarians who demonstrate Rotary's motto, Service Above Self, by volunteering their time and talents to help others.

The award was given in recognition of Castro's work in the Philippines, helping children with heart defects. He has been managing a multi-year global grant to provide open-heart surgery and training for local medical teams to perform the surgeries themselves. This on-going project is in partnership with the Rotary Club...

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