The Cooperative Bank's Anne Green was awarded the 2013 Paul Harris Award by the West Roxbury-Roslindale Rotary Club.
The Paul Harris Award Dinner hosted by the Rotary Club of West Roxbury & Roslindale is an annual gala. Money is raised for scholarships for high school students in the community, as well as other community projects. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary, which started in 1905. Recipient's of the award are chosen by a committee of West Roxbury-Roslindale Rotary organization, and awarded to honor both Rotary members, and non-Rotary members. The criteria is simply a community leader, who gives tirelessly to better the community in which he or she lives in.
The Top 10 Reasons Why Anne Green Deserves the 2013 Paul Harris Award from the West Roxbury-Roslindale Rotary Club (as told by Mary Mulvey Jacobson):
10. She is a spy posting as a member of Kiwanis.
9. She is tenacious and is often compared to a rabid dog when she advocates for her customers.
8. She needs to stay busy because her husband keeps retiring and getting new jobs.
7. Anne is a master hamburger griller which she demonstrates every year at the Rotary versus Kiwanis softball game – McDonalds and Burger King should be worried!
6. She has perfect hair – never out of place… and I know her secret!
5. She is willing to listen if you have a problem, is able to say no when she has to, but will fight like hell if there’s a chance that The Cooperative Bank can help a customer.
4. Anne is the best looking banker in the Parkway.
3. She knows that the weekly Rotary Club meeting doesn’t involve holding signs at Holy Name.
2. She gets along with John Sullivan. John Sullivan from the Shopper.
And the #1 reason Why Anne Green Deserves the Paul Harris Award from the West Roxbury–Roslindale Rotary Club
1. Anne lives each and every day in the sprit of Rotary International - “Service Above Self” - and we are all better for knowing her.