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The Rotary club of Tortola in conjunction with Rotary club Sunrise Road Town and Rotary Club Road Town donated several boxes of clothes to the BVI Health Service Authority Mental Health Department. The exchange took place on the Festival grounds on Friday 13th July 2018.

Public Image Director, Mitsy Ellis-Simpson of the Rotary Club of Tortola and team from the BVI Rotary family had the opportunity of giving the St. George’s Bus Shed in Road Town, a much needed refurbishing, cleaning and painting for the use and enjoyment by students of the St. George’s Primary and Secondary Schools and residents.

Photo: DPP Kim Hollis, QC
 
Legislation to decriminalize cannabis in the British Virgin Islands is currently under review.  Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Kim Hollis, QC was the guest speaker of the Rotary Club of Tortola's lunch meeting held on 12th July 2018 where she spoke on the popular topic.  The BVI Government is currently exploring the herb for medical and recreation purposes and as a source of revenue for the country.
 
Over the weekend, Rotarians gathered at the Port Purcell roundabout to provide sweat equity in planting a small Christmas tree because Hurricane Irma had destroyed the community’s traditional Christmas Tree. Assistance to plant the tree was also provided by Groundworks.
 

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.

The BVI Rotary Family received 5 boxes each containing 12 units for a total of 60 Water Filters from AquaBox for distribution to the BVI Community.
Hurricane Irma has caused a serious situation for many residents in the British Virgin Islands.  Significant damages to properties making no special selection! Unfortunately, among those suffered from the devastation are the elderly, disabled persons, low income homeowners, single mother and children who are in need of assistance.
The Rotary Clubs in the British Virgin Islands are serving more people than ever before who seek the basic necessities of life in its communities - food, shelter, warmth after the catastrophic Hurricane Irma. 
With a small delegation from the Rotary Club of Tortola in tow Youth Services Director Aisha Liburd delivered these wonderful from our dear President to the Interact Club of (Bregado Flax Educational Center). Director Kishma was on head as the official photographer and ever ready and always supporting SAA Edson Boyea was also present. As we are co-sponsor of this club and they call PP. Monica Ramjeet of Rotary Club Sunrise their mother that makes our club their father. Like father like son, taking cue from us their installation though not as large in numbers was just as grand. With their red, black, white and gold theme felt like we were at any grand banquet. Well Done! President Reshawn and all the best for this coming rotary year. 
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Tortola is the proud recipient of Ten (10) Awards and Certificates at the the Rotary Cruise Conference.  The recipient of the Winner of the Youth Leader Award is shown receiving his Award.
Rotarians Jeff Morgan and Michael Kilhourhy had the job of judging the Joyce Samuel Primary School's first ever Science Fair on 17th March 2017.  The Rotary Club of Tortola has been supporting the School in conjunction with the law firm Ogier since "adopting" it in 2010 under the BVI adopted schools program.  Joyce Samuel Primary School is the current BVI Primary School of the Year and its Principal, Orlandette Crabbe, was named Primary Principal of the Year in the BVI's Stars in Education Awards.
Rotarians, Rotaractors and Interactors worked on the playground and exterior of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School.  The Team painted the wall and benches and cleaned the entire surrounding of the School.
 
Rotary Club of Tortola recognizes that the load of responsibilities  placed on the shoulders of women in our society is heavy.  Women are every day heroes to their children, families and the society as a whole.  Rotary women are indeed the backbone to our society and deserve our respect today and every day.
 
Today we recognize the social, political, economic, and cultural contributions that women have made to their countries and communities around the world.
 
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY TO THE WOMEN IN ROTARY!!!
 
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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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