Potsdam Rotary inducts Norfolk man
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:31 am

Robert Barlow was inducted as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Potsdam at its June 5 meeting. From left are Rotary President Maureen Farina, Barlow, and his sponsor, Bill Cuthbert.

POTSDAM -- Robert Barlow of Norfolk was recently inducted as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Potsdam at the June 5 meeting.

Barlow is the assistant branch manager of First Niagara Bank in Potsdam. He has been with the bank for nearly two years.

He received a degree in criminal justice from SUNY Canton and completed the David Sullivan Police Academy in 2009.

He plans to complete a bachelor's degree in law enforcement leadership and management at SUNY Canton this summer. He is also close to completing a degree in business administration.

He plans to continue his education with a master’s in business administration next year.

Barlow enjoys spending time with his family and fishing.

Rotary is the world's oldest and largest service organization, made up of more than 1.2 million men and women in more than 34,000 clubs in more than 200 countries.

Rotarians form a global network of business and professional leaders who volunteer their time to serve their communities and the world.

The Potsdam Rotary Club was established in 1928. Today it continues a tradition of performing hands-on service projects and fund-raising for local, regional and international causes. The club meets each Wednesday at noon at the Ponderosa in Potsdam.