Sunday, September 27, 2020

Rotary Welcomes New Member



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Sharon Lewis enjoyed traveling as a TWA Airline Stewardess, domestic and international routes in her 20’s. However, the SIEMENS Corporation was Sharon’s career for over 30 years, holding many positions in Large Account Sales and Marketing across many of their companies and lastly achieving an International Executive Position as Global Account Manager. She developed Fortune 500 customer relationships, business strategies, operational and sales plans. Sharon’s career provided her with strong communication, leadership and project management skills.  

Sharon now describes herself as a professional volunteer. She worked as a White House Volunteer for the White House Florist Department during the Bush Administration years. Created flower arrangements and assisted in decorating the White House for Christmas during that administration. Sharon worked at the largest garden center in Northern Virginia as a designer and potter parttime.  

Submitted Photos | Sharon Lewis.

In Northern Virginia, Sharon also volunteered at the Vienna Presbyterian Church in the Mission Department and managed several local and international events for the Missionaries and parishioners.  

On Marco Island, Sharon has been an active volunteer at the YMCA from assisting with exercise programs for the Parkinson members to creating monthly flower arrangements for the Y lobby to bring joy to all. She was awarded the YMCA Volunteer of the Year 2019. 

Sharon is an active member of the Calusa Garden Club working to support the community and teaching gardening to junior gardeners at Tommie Barfield Elementary School. She is the Backstage Props Manager (Volunteer) for the Marco Players Theatre and volunteers for the OWL program on the Island taking care of over 30 owl sites for the Audubon Society of Naples. 

“Indeed, Sharon, you are a professional volunteer par excellence.” The Rotary Club of Marco Island is honored to welcome Sharon into our Family and thrilled to enjoy her many talents to help us do good in our community and the world. 

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