Gawad Paglilingkod


• An institutional recognition program of the Rotary Club of Metro Lipa established since RY 1998-1999 during the term of then Pres. Teotimo “Onye” Reyes;

• Bestows honor and recognition upon individual or individuals who have distinguished themselves in various technical and professional fields of work that bear significant contributions in the promotion of honest, committed and dedicated service;

• Managed by the club’s Vocational Service Committee.

The Search: Who May Be Nominated?

• The search is open to all men and women who are at least 30 years of age and have worked or have rendered services for at least five years either in technical or professional field.

• He/She must have distinguished himself/herself in his/her field of work as evidenced by his/her noteworthy accomplishments and contributions, more particularly in the promotion of honest and dedicated service.

Guidelines in Joining the Search

• There are three categories in the search: a.) The Professional Category b.) the Skilled Category and c.) Unskilled Category

• For this particular year, the following may be nominated for the awards:

– Medical Doctor (Any Specialization)
– Media Practitioner (Print and Broadcast)

– Fireman
– Private Health Nurse
– Public Health Nurse
– Barangay Health Volunteer

– Mailman
– Street Vendor
– Street Cleaner

• Any person, association or legitimate organization (e.g. Banker’s Association, People Management Association of the Philippines, PICPA, Rotary Club, etc.) may nominate one candidate to any of the three categories of the search.

• The nominee must not have been a recipient of a major regional or national award or recognition in the same field to which he/she is being nominated.

• Nominees may come from Lipa City or from any of the cities and municipalities within the province of Batangas, Laguna, and Quezon.
• The nominee must not be a lineal descent of any of the registered members of the Rotary Club of Metro Lipa. Officers and members of the RCML are prohibited from nominating a candidate.

• The nominee himself/herself must fill out the nomination form and must signify his/her approval of his/her nomination to the search by affixing his/her signature with his/her nominator’s signature.

• The accomplished nomination form must be submitted to the office of the Rotary Club of Metro Lipa located at Anfa Royale Hotel, Brgy. San Carlos, Lipa City on or before October 1, 2012.

Screening and Selection Process

• There shall be a screening and selection committee consisting of at least five and at most seven members whose task is to carefully examine and evaluate the nomination forms based on pre-determined criteria or standards.

• Depending upon the number of nomination forms submitted, the committee shall trim down the number of nominees to 10 per category who shall be declared finalists for a particular category.

• From the finalists, the committee shall conduct a more rigid evaluation of the nominations and shall deliberate to determine the five recipients of the award per category.

• The decision of the committee is final and irrevocable.

The Awards and Awards Night

• Recipients of the 2011 Gawad Paglilingkod shall be honored with a befitting ceremony during the club’s Charter Anniversary night to be held on October 26, 2012 at the Anfa Royale Hotel, Brgy. San Carlos, Lipa City.

• The awardees in the three categories will be recognized with:

 A plaque trophy exclusively designed for Gawad Paglilingkod
 A Rotary Medallon

For More Information and to Request for Nomination forms

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