MIDDLEBORO — Vocational Services Director Dan Medeiros of the Middleboro Rotary Club recently announced that Debbie Blais has been selected as the recipient of the thirtieth annual "Vocational Excellence and Community Service Award". The presentation is in recognition for excellence in vocation, the practice of ethical standards, and active community involvement.

The recipient has been the President and sole owner of Debbie Blais Real Estate, Inc., a highly successful, landmark Middleboro business in existence for the past thirty two years. Over that time span, the company has earned a well respected reputation for innovation, integrity, and excellent client service. Debbie's extensive community involvement has included donations and/or sponsorships to the Town's VFW, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, St. Vincent de Paul, Park Department, Little League, and Youth Softball League, to name but a few. This is in addition to her many generous scholarship donations and her involvement with several charitable/non profit entities.

This year's committee overwhelmingly selected Ms. Blais, and the event is scheduled for 6:15 PM on Friday evening, November 10th at the Fireside Grille in Middleboro.

A roasted turkey dinner will be served at a cost of $30 per person, tax and gratuity included.

For anyone within the community who wishes to attend, reservations should be made by Thursday, November 2nd with Dan Medeiros at 508-415-7216. Payment should be made in advance to the Middleboro Rotary Club, and mailed in care of Dan Medeiros, 8 Shanley Way, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.