On Thursday, July 21, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Sun Prairie voted to give Gale Chase, the title of Honorary Member.
Gale Chase, Rotarian since 1960
What is Honorary Membership?
Honorary Membership "Honorary" is one of the four types of membership a person may have in a Rotary club and is exercised only in exceptional cases to recognize an individual for unusual service and contributions to Rotary and society.  They do not hold office, and are exempt from attendance requirements and club dues. 
Eligibility for Honorary Membership. Persons who have distinguished themselves by meritorious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals and those persons considered friends of Rotary for their permanent support of Rotary's cause may be elected to honorary membership in more than one club.