The Sun Lakes Rotary Club has named Wayne Johnson, a charter member of the club and a past president, Rotarian of the Month for October. He has been a Rotarian since 1956.
He was cited for working behind the scenes more than 30 years to make certain everything works smoothly during meetings, including transforming the Oakwood ballroom into a Rotary Club and then restoring it to its original configuration.
Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois and served throughout his working years as an office manager, traffic manager and purchasing agent for companies in Illinois. During the Korean War, he was in the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Air Command. He and his wife, Anne, live in Cottonwood. They have four children and five grandchildren.
The Rotary Club meets for breakfast every Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Oakwood Country Club Ballroom, 24218 S. Oakwood Blvd., Sun Lakes. Meetings are 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Cost of breakfast is $12. To make reservations for any meeting, contact Don Prestin at 480-802-0439. Info: Sun Lakes residents can call Charles Loew at 602-721-3680. SunBird residents can call Walt Mills at 480-883-8007.