The Naugatuck Rotary Club honored Larry Erickson as this year’s recipient of the Paul Harris Award during their annual Paul Harris Recognition The Dinner on November 13th was held at The Crystal Room, 98 School St in Naugatuck and was attended by over 80 people.
Larry Erickson was honored as a member of the Naugatuck community that has exemplified outstanding professional achievement while maintaining very high ethical standards.
Larry has been the owner of Jesse Camille’s Restaurant in Naugatuck since 1996 and although not a Rotarian (yet), he exemplifies Service above Self. He hosts numerous charity events for local agencies and organizations, donates generously for community fund raising events such as Naugatuck football, the Naugatuck Historical Society the Naugatuck YMCA and the Naugatuck police. Larry and his family started the Camille Perugini Trust Fund, which was named after his late sister-in-law which reportedly has raised approximately raised $177,000 in college scholarships for graduates of local high schools.
President Jeanine LeVasseur did a fabulous job as the Master of Ceremonies for this recognition event in which numerous dignitaries came to formerly honor Larry Erickson.