Shining Bright: 38 Years of Rotary Service ✨🥂

 

Greetings Rotary Club of Barbados South Members and Friends,

In a dazzling celebration held at the Hilton Barbados, our esteemed Rotary Club marked a significant milestone – the 38th Charter Anniversary Dinner coupled with the Vocational Service Awards Ceremony on January 27th, 2024.

Reflecting on the event, our Club proudly reaffirms its dedication to the Object of Rotary, emphasising the fostering of high ethical standards, encouragement of international understanding, and the advancement of goodwill and peace.

The heart of our celebration lies in the Vocational Service Awards, a testament to our commitment to recognizing and promoting individuals who embody the ideals of service within their professions. As Rotary International underscores, vocational service is at the core of Rotary, and our Barbados South Club remains resolute in its mission to serve the community.

In conclusion, we extend an open invitation to all members to explore the profound potential of their vocations in service to society. Through the guiding principles of vocational service, our Club aims to inspire each member to shine in their respective fields, contributing to the betterment of both our local community and the world.


Let's continue to embrace the values of Rotary, fostering ethical service and vocational excellence.


Yours in Rotary, 
The Bulletin Editor

President Elect Terry Hall proudly stands with this year’s Vocational Service Awardees. From left to right: Vaneisha Cadogan - Champion of Youth and Sports, and Chris 'Barney' Gibbs - A Green Visionary. Carla Daniel, Conservation Leader, is regrettably missing from the photo as she was unable to attend.
Welcome -

Welcome to Rotary Insider Release No.18!

Stay in the know about everything Rotary. From global updates to local happenings, we've got the scoop. Plus, there's the occasional trivia and secret Rotary facts for you to uncover. Stay tuned for exciting prizes, too!

Join us on this incredible journey of inspiration, connection, and making a difference. Let's dive into the world of Rotary together!

What's Happening

Previous Meeting
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Image of Rotarian Morexa delivering here classification talk.

During our last meeting, Rotarian Morexa captivated us with her insightful classification talk, delving into her profound love for science and sharing details about her numerous extracurricular activities. Her passion for learning and involvement in diverse pursuits truly embodies the spirit of Rotary.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to Rotarian Morexa for openly sharing her journey, allowing us to glimpse into the fascinating facets of her life. Her dedication to both Rotary and her varied interests is truly inspiring.

Let us continue to celebrate the unique stories and passions that enrich our club, fostering a sense of unity and understanding among us.
This Week's
Meeting
Exclusive Club Forum Meeting

Join us for a members-only club forum meeting on Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, at 6:00 pm, located at St Ann's Fort, Garrison, St Michael. To attend, please RSVP.

During our gathering, light refreshments will be provided, and we kindly request a contribution of $30 towards the cost. Preferred payment methods are online transactions or cash, as card machines will not be available at the venue.

This is an excellent opportunity to engage in discussions about the future direction of our club. Your presence and insights are highly valued!
Looking forward to seeing you there.
Upcoming Events 
 
Feeding the Needy
Monday, 26th February at 5:30 P.M. in Independence Square, Bridgetown
 
Rostered Rotarians:
TBC
 
Interested in participating beyond your rostered date? Reach out to Rtn. Mechelle Lewis - Project Coordinator.

Meals on Wheels
Thursday, 15th February

Rostered Rotarians:
Primary - Rtn. Kammie Holder
Back up - PP Richard Kennedy
Member Birthdays
Richard Kennedy
July 30
 
Anniversaries
Robert Chase
Gail Chase
July 15
 
Sandra Husbands
Wayne Nurubakari
July 25
 
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From Rotary International ⚙️
POLIO UPDATE
2024 has started off with some great news – the novel oral polio vaccine, nOPV2, has received WHO Prequalification!
 
With nearly 1 billion doses administered so far, this next-generation vaccine will continue to play a key role in tackling variant type 2 polio and protecting millions of children against illness and paralysis.
 
Learn more about this groundbreaking achievement: https://endpol.io/3vAar5K

 


Get ready! Singapore Awaits! 🇸🇬

The 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... CLICK HERE to read more.
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📌 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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