Stephen Kaplan of East Longmeadow has received special recognition and a Paul Harris Award for outstanding commitment to his community, Rotary and non-profit organizations throughout Western Massachusetts. Helen Florio, past Holyoke Rotary president and board member, made the presentation, calling the day The Steve Kaplan Day Tribute.
Kaplan has been a Holyoke Rotarian since 1986 and has been active locally since 1973. He is a retired partner at Meyers Bros. Kalicka, CPA; treasurer at Link to Libraries, Inc.; a volunteer and tutor at Kensington School in Springfield; and blood donor at Holyoke Hospital for more than 15 years.
Kaplan resides in East Longmeadow, with his wife, Susan Jaye-Kaplan. They are the parents of two adult children and have two grandchildren.