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Previous Meeting Details
At our last meeting, we welcomed five new members into our club and were honored to have had a guest speaker, H.E. William Alexander McDonald, High Commissioner of Barbados to the Republic of Kenya. He shared his insights on the topic "The Africa I had come to know - A Barbadian in Kenya."

Attendance: 50% (Up approx. 2.2% from previous meeting)
Visiting Rotarians and Guests:
H.E. William Alex McDonald - Guest Speaker
Simone Hadchity-Kanngiesser - Past Rotarian 
Claire Haynes - Guest of Rtn. Pat Downes-Grant
Nicole Ramsay - Guest of Courtney Ramsay
Sophia Prescod - Guest of Rtn. Carrie-Ann Morris-Searle
Rtn. Mario Boyce - Rotary Satellite Club of Barbados Rise Up
Photo: Newly pinned members. From L-R, Rtn. Cleviston Haynes, Rtn. Nicole Hall, Rtn. Courtney Ramsey, Rtn. Morexa Martin-Gardner, and Rtn. Lyanne Lowe
Photo: H.E William A. McDonald delivering his presentation.
Photo: Newly pinned Rtn. Nicole gifting her prize to H.E William A. McDonald
What's Happening
this Week

As we celebrate Rotary Foundation month in November, this Wednesday 8th November 2023, our very own PDG Sonya will give us some insights into what is The Rotary Foundation.

This all takes place at the Hotel PomMarine, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church, starting at 6:00 P.M.

Assignments are as follows:

Greeter: Dir. Jacklyn Broomes
Grace: Dir. Carrie Anne Morris-Searle
Four Way Test: PDG Sonya Alleyne
Raffle: Provided by Rtn. Josie Robinson


Photo: H.E William A. McDonald gifting his prize to sister PDG Sonya.
Upcoming Events 
Feeding the Needy
Monday, 27th November at 5:30 P.M. in Independence Square, Bridgetown
Rostered Rotarians:
Interested in participating beyond your rostered date? Reach out to Rtn. Mechelle Lewis - Project Coordinator.

Meals on Wheels
Thursday, 16th November

Rostered Rotarians:
Primary - PP Irving Burrows
Back up - Rtn. Kemi Brewster
Member Birthdays
Kemi Brewster
April 7
Morexa Martin-Gardiner
April 15
Gayle Headley
April 18
George Connolly
April 18
Mario Carter
April 20
Carrie-Ann Morris-Searle
April 23
Sonya Alleyne
April 30
Randolph Straughan
April 15
Courtney Ramsay
April 25
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, we tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into our priorities, such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. Foundation grants empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact.
From Rotary International ⚙️
Hope In Grief

The six Mardi Gras-style beaded necklaces that Lori Crider is wearing tell you something about her struggles and her hopes, if you learn the strands’ color code.

Purple honors a friend or relative who died by suicide. Crider wears four, including one for her ne...

Get ready! Singapore Awaits! 🇸🇬

he Rotary convention is where friendship and learning come together to inspire you. In Singapore you’ll connect with people of action from around the globe at Rotary’s biggest event of the year.

We’ll share fresh perspectives, inspiration, and hope – with each other and the world! The convention features world-class dining and cultural attractions, distinguished speakers, energizing breakout sessions, and much more.

Join us 25-29 May 2024 in Singapore where we’ll be Sharing Hope With the World!

From Rotary District 7030 🌴
#RotartInSVG24 🇻🇨

District Conference: 18th-20th April, 2024

My fellow Rotarians, families, and guests, as we progress in the 2023/2024 journey to create hope in the...
From Rotaract South Barbados 
Club Meeting Notice
Let’s commemorate Rotary Foundation month with Rotary Foundation 101 🎉

District 7030 AG to Barbados, Paul Ashby, will be giving us an in-depth look at the Foundation at our next club meeting! 

Saturday 11th November, 4:30PM at Luther Thorne Primary School. See you there!
📌 The Cork Board 
Things Every Member Should Know 
The Rotary Grace 🙏
Oh Lord and Giver of all Good. We thank thee for our daily food. May Rotary friends and Rotary ways. Help us to serve thee all our days.
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