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The Executive Board of the St George's Interact Club was installed on Thursday, 17th October 2019 at the St. George's Secondary School Campus.
 
 
 
 
Mr. Lionel Michael, Chief Environmental Health Officer in the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Environmental Health Division, addressed the members of Rotary and Guests at today, 17 October 2019, Rotary Meeting.  Mr. Michael is responsible for the Administration and Management of the Environmental Health Services and Programs.
 
 
 
The Rotary Family of the BVI led by the Rotary Club of Tortola connects with the people of the British Virgin Islands and all persons visiting for the Annual Emancipation Celebrations.
 
The Club continues to give back to the community and this year, the club distributed drinks, towels and candies to persons along the parade route.
 
OCTOBER IS ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MONTH
 
 
The Butterfly Storybook Project is a competition for young emerging writers in the Caribbean.  It offers young people ages 7 to 11 an opportunity to showcase their talents for story writing.
 
The Rotary Club of Tortola launched the Butterfly Storybook Project at Seventh Day Adventist Primary School and Pelican Gate Primary Schools.  The Project will be launched at the Club's adopted school in the coming days.
 
Rotary Club of Tortola believes in supporting our Community in words and in action.  We pride ourselves in taking care of our surroundings.  We take part in neighborhood clean-up because we know that a clean environment that includes clean air, water, land and energy is essential for human existence, conducting business and creating wealth.
 
During Economic and Community Development Month, let us put unwanted matter in its proper place.  
 
Inspirational quotes written by the Members of the Rotary Club of Tortola to the senior students of our adopted schools.  
 
Imagine one of the moments when you are having a terrible day and you happen to read an uplifting comment, message or quote that resonates so deeply, you wonder if the universe placed it there just for you.  It is so timely, you think to yourself, this must be a sign.
Rotarians in Action at the Hurricane Dorian Relief Telethon 
 
Last evening (Tuesday 10th September, 2019) the Rotary Family of the BVI in an epic telethon raised approximately $145,000 to aid victims of Hurricane Dorian which struck some islands of the Bahamas last week as a Category 5 Hurricane.
 
District 7020 Governor Delma Maduro
 
Following an emergency meeting held today to coordinate disaster relief efforts, the Rotary Family of the BVI will be launching a major fundraiser to help victims of the catastrophic Hurricane Dorian which made landfall in the Bahamas yesterday. This will include a live telethon to be held on Tuesday, 10th September 2019.
 

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. 

 
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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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Club Executives & Directors
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Director - Community Service
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