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Chaguanas

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
New Borough Corporation Building
Cor. Taitt & Cumberbatch Streets, Chaguanas
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Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago  0000
Trinidad and Tobago
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Assistant Governor Abriham  has launched a programme of training in the use of Rotary Management software for Rotary Executives in the cluster of Clubs under his preview for 2014-2015.

 
 
 

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Rtn Kishan Beharry was Pinned by our District Governor Herve Honore on November 9th at a joint meeting of five Rotary Clubs of the South Central region held at the Canton Palace Restaurant , in San Fernando.

In keeping with the RI theme of Engage Rotary, Change Lives, DG Herve Honore message focused on recruitment of new members as well as engagement and motivation of present members through service projects.

We extend a warm welcome to our newest Rotarian Kishan.

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On Friday 6th December 2013, the Partners in Service organized a Christmas treat for approximately 45 students of the Brasso Venado Primary School situated. Rotarians joined with the spouses in providing lunch, ice cream and toys for the children (ages 5 - 12 years). Food hampers were also provided to the parents of the children.

The drive from our Club location to the school took us along a scenic path through the central mountain range and lasted for about one and a half hours. Led by President George, other Rotarians: Robert, Mike, Daniel, Ronald, Janet, Dean made the trip. We were warmly greeted by the Principal and students of the school.

The first highlight of the event was the grand entrance of Santa Claus aboard a fire engine. This created an air of excitement among students, teachers and parents. Santa emerged with a bagful of toys and distributed to the eager students.

The next highlight was the unexpected reciprocation of gifts from the students. They presented the Spouses and Rotarians with fresh produce from their gardens. This was a touching moment fr Rotarians as we were not expecting this.

In departing, students sang well wishes to us.........have a look at the pictures as token memories of a wonderful and gratifying project executed by our Partners in Service.Image

 

 
 
 
The Interact Club at Presentation College Chaguanas was re-launched today at a meeting convened by the Assistant Dean of the College and members of the Rotary Club of Chaguanas.ImageImageImage
 
 
 

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Our Club is please to share pertinent information about our service activities and news from the District and Rotary International. By perusing our website you will stay connected to us and remain informed on the latest news and developments from the Rotary World.

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ABRIHAM DANIEL

Past President (2011-2012)

 
 
 
Glimpse our Club Projects for 2012-2013 through our photo gallery.......
 

 
 
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Our Club heeded the cal by Rotary International to promote awareness for the eradication of Polio........

 

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The Rotary Club of Chaguanas collaborated with NEDCO and the Ministry of the People to host a workshop in November 2012 for micro entrepreneurs. The workshop was a success with a pledge by Rotarians to mentor several entrepreneurs over a 3-4 month period to help in their personal and business development.Image
 
 
 
Rotary Year 2012-2013 has been a busy yet enjoyable one thus far. Several planned service projects have been executed through our hard working members. Here are some moments that depict the spirit of Rotary and the true meaning of 'Service Above Self'...........

                

 
 
 
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