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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Orange man to receive Rotary Club Award for community service

Tickets are available for the event honoring the longtime Amity math teacher

ORANGE — Robert Drobish will receive the Paul Harris Community Service Award at the Rotary Club’s annual installation dinner June 23 at the Racebrook Country Club.

The party begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $38; reserve by contacting

The dinner will also honor the club’s incoming officers and this year’s officers.

Drobish taught math at Amity Regional Jr. High School from 1961 and until 1994 and was named town “Living Treasure” in 2007. He moved to Orange more than 40 years ago. He was the university registrar at both Southern Connecticut and Western Connecticut state universities and has been a member of the Lions Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Infant Council. He was a charter member and past president of the Orange Players and a manager of the Little League and the Babe Ruth League.

He and his wife of 49 years, Marian Riggio Drobish, have three children and eight grandchildren.


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