Dominique De Tullio named Paul Harris Fellow
PHILIPSBURG, SINT MAARTEN – February 8, 2016 – The Rotary Club of St.Maarten named Dominique De Tullio a Paul Harris Fellow on Saturday evening, January 30, 2016.   Mr. De Tullio was recognized for his ongoing support of the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten and service to the community.  When presenting the Paul Harris Fellow, President of the Rotary Club Sint Maarten, Jeffrey “Dr. Soc” Sochrin said, “Dominique has been a friend of our Club for many years.  He has been a friend to numerous charitable organizations on St. Maarten and I can tell from the look on his face this evening, we have completely caught him off guard and by surprise.  Whenever our Club has asked for your assistance or that our your company, Antillean Liquors, you have always been their for us, and others, without reservation.   You have supported our fundraising efforts year after year and you have supported many other charitable organizations on this island time and time again.   On behalf of the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten, I am proud to add you to our list of distinguished Paul Harris Fellows”.
Mr. De Tullio was pinned by his wife, Corinna De Tullio at a Rotary Club of Sint Maarten Wine Tasting Fellowship meeting held at a Antillean Liquors in Cole Bay, Sint Maarten.  Surrounded by colleagues and friends, Mr. De Tullio went onto say, “I am completely surprised and speechless, which for those of you that know me, that is a pretty rare thing.  Thank you for this honor and I look forward to supporting the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten again as well as other worthy charitable endeavors.  I really am at a loss for words….. thank you”.
A Paul Harris Fellow, named after Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary International are awarded those who have made a financial contribution to the Rotary Foundation, or to those that have had a contribution made on their behalf, as in the case of the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten’s contribution in the name of Mr. De Tullio.  The origins of the Rotary Foundation date back to 1917, when outgoing Rotary International President Arch C. Klumph proposed the creation of an endowment “for the purpose of doing good in the world”.  This endowment would become the Rotary Foundation.
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About the Rotary Club of St. Maarten:
The Rotary Club of St. Maarten was chartered on March 17, 1972 as result of a September 1970 meeting to form a club on the island.  Since its formation, the Rotary Club of St. Maarten has grown in membership and has assisted in the formation of new clubs in the District, including Anguilla (1978), St. Martin Nord (1988), St. Martin Mid-Isle (1997) and St. Martin Sunrise (2004).  For more information, visit the club website at