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Michael Killourhy - President 2019-2020

 

On Sunday, 23rd June 2019 the Rotary Club of Tortola installed its incoming board of directors for the 2019-2020 Rotary year which commences this Monday, 1 July.  The event was held at the stunning Golden Pavilion Villa in Little Bay at the eastern end of Tortola's North Shore.

On 10th April 2019, Rotarians from the Rotary Club of York, Pennsylvania came to the BVI to help repair the Queen Elizabeth II Park which was damaged by the 2017 Hurricanes.

In observance of Nurse Week, Rotarians of the Rotary Club of Tortola, today, presented the Nurses of the Peadatric and Obgyn Units at the Peebles Hospital with roses from Blossoms.

Board Chairman, Geoffrey Brooks, of the BVI Red Cross today presented Rotarian Astrid C. Wenzke with an award yesterday for 30 years of Service to the organization. 

In Photo: Rtn Alvin “Big Brother” Pickering shaking the hand of RI President Barry Rassin 

What a shock and a loss!  Big Brother loved Rotary and was always keen to get his annual 100% attendance. Until the last couple years he was ever present on our festival float, and in the early days dressed in drag for our annual Christmas concerts.

 
We are deeply saddened by the news of Rotarian Alvin “Big Brother” Pickering’s passing yesterday due to complications from drowning. 

The Rotary Club of Tortola won the champions award for the District 7020’s Club of the Month Initiative for the 2018/2019 year. 

Congratulations to the Rotary Club of Tortola for achieving the District Governor’s Platinum Award for this Rotary year 2018-2019 under the leadership of President Lynette Harrigan and the Board. 

Our Club, today, installed a Rotary Four Way Test sign and a Project Partner sign under the St. George’s Bus Shed in Road Town.

The Rotary Club of Tortola celebrated Rotary Has Heart day at our general luncheon meeting held at the Moorings Mariner Restaurant on 14th February 2019.

President Lynette Harrigan and Rotarian Argel Horton had the privilege of seeing a few of our BVI Rotaractors off to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) to be held in Jamaica from 8-9 March 2019.

 
Is breastfeeding the best option for babies?  We had a full house at our general luncheon meeting today with Dr. Natasha Frett, our guest speaker who spoke on the pros and cons of “Breastfeeding”. 

 

Today, the Rotary Club of Tortola donated two 43 inch televisions to Alexandrina Maduro Primary School, one of the Club’s adopted schools.

Over 30 years ago, Rotary International made a promise to children of the world to eradicate polio for good. This World Polio Day, members of the Rotary Club of Tortola took to the streets a purple pinkie fundraiser to raise funds for this dreaded disease.
 
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Club members voted on changes to the Club's by-laws on Thursday, Sept. 28. Nominations for the 2007-8 Rotary Year were put off until October 5.

Photo: Rotary International President Barry Rassin and RCOT President Lynette Harrigan

Fellow Rotarians

As we embrace the new Rotary year, I want us to face forward and realize the talents in each of us.  I ask that you try something new, take on a new responsibility, and get to know your fellow Rotarians just a little bit better.  Rotary takes ordinary men and women like us and gives us extraordinary opportunities.”  We all know this to be true.
Rotary International Receives Outstanding Achievement Award as an Organization That Promotes and Supports Voluntary Blood Donations
Dong Kurn Lee of Seoul, South Korea, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International from 2008-9.
 
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