Posted by Ralph Gould on Aug 14, 2018
The Elmbrook Rotary Club recently announced its 2nd Business Person of the Year Award that will recognize the accomplishments of a successful Brookfield or Elm Grove individual.  The program kicked off this month with nominations being requested online and will run through October 6th.
“The Business Person of the Year Award is a way for the Club to recognize and celebrate individuals in our community who are service-minded and doing outstanding work” said Program Chair Ralph Gould.  The program will recognize those with a customer focus and an entrepreneurial approach, along with those who’ve demonstrated strong leadership in the community.  Last year’s winner was Lisabeth Passalis-Bain who is the Owner/Editor/Publisher of the Elm Grove News-Independent.
Nominations for the ERC Business Person of the Year are being accepted and must be completed using the online form that can be found by going to the Club website.  A selection committee of ERC members, City of Brookfield and Village of Elm Grove officials will review all nomination forms and select the award recipient.  The deadline for receipt of nominations is Saturday, October 6th and the individual will be honored at the ERC meeting on Friday, October 26th.
ERC began in 1983 and is part of Rotary International which was founded in 1905.  The Club is an active group of over 80 individuals with a wide range of backgrounds from business professionals and community leaders to those who work in public service.  The Rotary official motto is “Service Above Self” and the Club slogan is “We Rise & Shine” referring to the fact that they were the first breakfast club in Rotary District 6270.
For program information and details on making a nomination, please visit: or contact Ralph Gould at