HOMETOWN: Uniontown

EMPLOYER/OCCUPATION: Retired School Teacher from Uniontown School District

CLUBS & ORGANIZATION: Uniontown Lions Club, Vice President Board for the Fayette Blind Association, Chairperson for the District 14-M Ross F. DiMarco Fellowship and Scholarship program, Eager Eagles LEO Club Co-Advisor, Parish Council For St. George Maronite Catholic Church

FAMILY: Eldest Son of the late Elias and Harriet Rafail, 6 Brothers and 3 sisters

FROM THE SUBMITTER: Robert is a retired teacher from Uniontown. He joined the Uniontown Lions Club at the request of the late Thomas Dolfi, and starting helping others. We Serve is the motto of the Lions Clubs and for Robert. He has helped his club in all capacities, and throughout the Lions District 14-M. Robert makes sure blind club members have rides to the meetings and activities. He serves on the Board for the Fayette Blind Association, helped the Association with fundraising and cutting edge services to the membership. He is the Chairperson for the District 14-M Ross DiMarco Scholarship program which awards $1,000 scholarships to 4 different graduating seniors. Robert was a caregiver to his father until his passing, and now is a caregiver to his Aunt. This brief description hardly reflects all the ways Robert is making a difference.

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