Registered Charity: No 1303
District 7030
Chartered 13 January, 1986 (Club 23315)
Club Bulletin for January 19th - February 1st 2023
Previous Meeting Details
Wednesday Jan 18th, 2023 at 12:30 pm via Zoom
Classification Talk by Rtn. Dion Franklin
- General Business
This Business Meeting Details
Wednesday Feb 1st, 2023, at 12:30 pm via Zoom
- Grant Writing presentation by Ms. Marsha Clarke
- General Business 
- Committee Updates 
- Events related to the RI President's visit 
Assignments are as follows:
Greeter: IPP. George Connolly
Grace: PHF. Ryan Best
Four Way Test: Josephine Robinson
Upcoming Event
Wednesday Feb 8th, 2023 at 12:30 pm at Hotel PomMarine 

“Nothing is more important for the public welfare than to form and train our youth in wisdom and virtue.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Upcoming Events
Meals on Wheels
Red Cross Building Warrens
Thursday Feb 16th at 8:30 AM
Feeding the Needy
Independence Square Bridgetown
Monday Feb 27th at 5:30 PM
PP Michael Trotman 
Dir. Jacklyn Broome 
Rtn. Gayle Headley
This is subject to change at short notice, so please stay in contact with Rtn. Rosanne Trotman the coordinator for this project.
RI President visit to Barbados
Thursday Feb 23rd
Club Directors & Officers    
President: Brian Lashley
Vice President: PP Katrina Sam - Prescod
Immediate Past President: George Connolly
President Elect: Marcel Murrell
Secretary: Glyne Husbands
Treasurer: Damian Branford
Director Service Projects: M. Pat Downes-Grant
Director Club Administration: Rosaline Clarke
Foundation & International Service: Denise Shepherd-Johnson
Director Public Relations: Terry Hall
Director of Membership & Youth: Jacklyn Broomes
Sergeant-at-Arms: PP Vivian - Anne Gittens
Rotary International Officers
President - Jennifer E. Jones
President Elect - R. Gordon R. McInally
General Secretary/CEO - John Hewko
District Officers
District Governor - Leslie Ramdhanny (Grenada)
District Governor Elect - Brian Glasgow (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
Assistant Governor - Peter Thompson (Barbados)
Let's Celebrate 
4th Feb - Rtn. Josephine Robinson
Did you know
The month of February is very special in the Rotary calendar because it includes the anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary held on February 23, 1905, now designated as the World Understanding and Peace Day.
Attendance for Jan 18th (47.92%)
Absent Rotarians:
Clorinda Alleyne, Damian Branford, Charles Briggs, Robert Chase, Pamela Eversley
Michael Forde, Vivian-Anne Gittens, Kerryann Ifill, Richard Kennedy, Keith King
Brian Lashley, Prakash Mahtani, Malcolm Mapp, Carrie-Ann Morris-Searle
Valerie Quintyne, Brian Robinson, Josie Robinson, Katrina Sam - Prescod, Paul Saunders
Trevor Sealy, Denise Shepherd-Johnson, Hiranand Thani, Michael Trotman, John Williams
Mario Carter – Guest of Rose Clarke
Neilsen Beneby – Guest of Michael Trotman
Sherry Browne – Guest of Marcel Murrell
Anthony McGregor – Guest of Katrina Sam - Prescod
Graham Belle – President of Rotaract Club South
Club Meeting 18th January Recap
On January 18th, Rtn Dion Franklin gave a brief history of his personal life and professional career during his Banking and Finance Classification Talk.
The 43 year old Virgo works for Scotiabank (Barbados) Limited, one of the top three commercial banks on the island in terms of deposits and assets. He grew up in Edgecumbe St. Philip with five siblings (one brother and four sisters) but now lives in Southview, Christ Church with his wife Tanisha (also a Banker), two sons (Joshua and Jonathan) and daughter Rhylee. He has a BSc Management (Hons) from the University of the West Indies and an MBA
in Finance (Dist.) from the University of Leicester. In addition...

 Spotlight News 

Rotary Club of Barbados South

Rtn. Keith King and PP Hiranand Thani received Long Service Awards at the 37th Charter Anniversary celebration for their 15 years of passion, dedication and contribution to Rotary International. Congratulations!
A hearty welcome to the recently inducted members of the Rotary Club of Barbados South! 
Jamalia Wyllie (Classification: Project Management) - Sponsor: Rtn. Kemi Brewster
Mario Carter (Classification: Marketing) - Sponsor: PHF Rosaline Clarke
Neilsen Beneby (Classification: Renewal Energy) - Sponsor: PP Michael Trotman
We're happy to have you join our family and look forward to working together while we change lives. 
Join us as we congratulate this year's awardees of the Rotary Club of Barbados South Vocational Service Awards, given for outstanding service to those in need.
Shamelle Rice, founder of Jabez House, for her humanitarian spirit towards her selfless mentorship, encouragement and empowerment of women.
Kim Harris, Sergeant #44, for her humanitarian spirit towards her selfless mentoring, encouraging, and empowering of our nation's youth.
Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP), for their humanitarian spirit towards the sustained quality of life and health care for all humanity.
Pictured above are some highlights from the 37th Charter Anniversary celebration and Vocational Service Awards which took place at Hotel PomMarine on January 28th, 2023. 
Pictured above are some members from our club that participated in the Feeding the Needy initiative held on January 30th in Independence Square, Bridgetown. 
Fellow Rotarians! Yes! It has been confirmed! Jennifer Jones, Rotary International’s first female president has included our beloved Barbados in her tour of duty in February 2023.
She will be our featured guest speaker at a Dinner being hosted by the Rotary Clubs in Barbados to celebrate 118 years of Rotary International, at Mahogany Ridge, St James, February 23rd at 6:00pm. All are invited!
This is an occasion that is not to be missed and we look forward to enjoying it with you!
Rotary International

Stephanie Urchick, member of the Rotary Club of McMurray, PA, USA, will become the second woman to take office as president of Rotary International on 1 July 2024.

During her one-year term, Urchick will lead the global service organization in adapting its systems and structures to enable Rotary’s 1.4 million members in 200 countries and regions to deliver impactful and lasting solutions to the continued challenges facing the world today in a more efficient and regionally effective manner.  

Rotary District 7030

The 2023 District Conference will be held in Grenada from April 13th - 15th. It is recommended that you register early and take advantage of the early bird rates as preferential rates have been secured with some hotels. Book early because rooms will fill up quickly!

The Hosting Organizing Committee has been working diligently to ensure our 2023 District Conference is all you expect and more!!!

Rotaract Club of South Barbados 
The Rotaract Clubs of Barbados met up last Sunday for Life’s a Beach, a joint fellowship Beach lime at Worthing Beach. On the agenda was fun, fellowship and food; all objectives were achieved!
Pictured above is a group shot of the several Rotaractors that attended the joint Rotaract fellowship event entitled, 'Life's a Beach' at Worthing Beach.
Early Saturday morning on the 28th January, Rotaractors of Barbados and Barbados South clubs were expressing their creative sides through the painting of a classroom at the Eden Lodge Primary School. This community service activity sought to revamp the space through an accent mural around the room and an impressive, uplifting rainbow on the rear wall.
Please click the images below to find out more about our club members 
Past Presidents
Paul Harris Fellow
Honorary Rotarians
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and in particular, to encourage and foster:
First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
Second: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
Third: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business and community life.
Fourth: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service
RCBS Banking Information
Club Account: CIBC Rendezvous  09616-1625923
Charitable Trust Inc. Account: CIBC Bridgetown  09606– 1001168072
Mailing Address: Club Secretary, G.P.O Box #995, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies.
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