Registered Charity: No 1303
District 7030
Chartered 13 January, 1986 (Club 23315)
Club Bulletin for 10th - 24th May 2023
Previous Meeting Details
Wednesday May 10th, 2023, 12:30 pm via Zoom
Panel Discussion: Benefits & Challenges Youth Encounter when In Service
This Business Meeting Details
Wednesday May 24th, 2023, 6:00 pm at PomMarine Hotel 
Special Presentation by Mr. Toney Olton
Assignments are as follows:
Greeter: PP. Hiranand Thani  
Grace: Rtn. Josephine Robinson
Object of Rotary: Sect. Glyne Husbands
Upcoming Meeting
Club Forum
Wednesday, May 31st, 2023, 6:00 PM
PomMarine Hotel (members only)
Upcoming Events
Club Forum
Wednesday, May 31st, 6:00 PM at PomMarine Hotel
(members only
Feeding the Needy
Monday May 29th at 5:30 PM
Independence Square, Bridgetown
PE. Marcel Murrell
PP. Vivian-Anne Gittens
Rtn. Shem Scantlebury
This is subject to change at short notice, so please stay in contact with Rtn. Rosanne Trotman the coordinator for this project.
Meals on Wheels
Thursday June 15th at 8:30 AM
Red Cross Building Warrens

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”

– Albert Einstein.  

(To that, let’s add women, please!)

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 
Belated Birthdays:
17th May - PHF. Ryan Best
Upcoming Birthdays:
25th May - Rtn. Mechelle Lewis-Downer
28th May - Maria, PIS of PP. Michael Trotman 
Attendance for May 10th (58.82%)
Absent Rotarians:
Clorinda Alleyne, Damian Branford, Charles Briggs, Stephen Broome, Irving Burrowes
Robert Chase, Pamela Eversley, Vivian-Ann Gittens, Kerryann Ifill
Richard Kennedy, Keith King, Prakash Mahtani, Malcolm Mapp, Valerie Quintyne
Karina Sam-Prescod, Paul Saunders, Trevor Sealy, Denise Johnson
Peter Thompson, Michael Trotman, John Williams
Morexa Martin-Gardiner – Guest of Josie Robinson
Nicole Hall – Guest of Kemi Brewster
Courtney Ramsay – Guest of President Brian Lashley
Melanie Trotman – Guest of Rose Clarke
Nikita Gibson – Rotary Club of Barbados
Graham Belle – President of Rotaract Club of South Barbados 
Mario Boyce – Rotaract Club of Barbados
Lyanne Lowe – Rotaract Club of South Barbados 
Liann Clarke – Rotaract Club of South Barbados
Syd Felicien – Guest of Rotaract President Graham Belle
Club Meeting Recap - 10th May
On May 10th, PP George acted in the role of moderator during our panel discussion on the "Benefits & Challenges Youth Encounter when In Service". The discussion was very engaging and encouraging as the panelists: Rtn. Shem Scantlebury, IPADRR Lyanne Lowe and Rotaract President Graham Belle gave in-depth insight into how their passion and resilience keep them grounded despite the many trials and tribulations. 

 Spotlight News 

Rotary Club of Barbados South

Pictured above is a snapshot from our panel discussion entitled, 'Benefits & Challenges Youth Encounter when In Service', which took place virtually on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023. Highlighted in red were the members from our panel from left to right IPADRR Lyanne Lowe, Rtn. Shem Scantlebury and Rotaract President Graham Belle, whilst highlighted in yellow/green was our moderator PP. George Connolly. 
Pictured above is a behind the scenes look at our Club's Retreat which was hosted on May 17th at PomMarine Hotel. The objective of the session was to create an environment where incoming Directors could gain a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of their particular portfolio which was led by PDG Sonya. This was followed by a Fundraising and Promotion session facilitated by Dr. Cross from Iowa State University and concluded with a presentation by PE Marcel, who gave participants a first-hand peek at the strategic plan for 2023 to 2024. 
The final Summer Luau Cruise 2023 Committee meeting took place on May 18th to solidify plans and surprises for the May 20th event. 
A hearty thank-you to everyone for supporting our 2023 edition of the Summer Luau Cruise after two years of 'lockdowns' and echoes of 'unprecedented times' a success. We could not have done it without you and are eager to use the proceeds from the event to aid with our club's Back to School project.
Yes, we did it! The Club is a recipient of Rotary Zone 34 Public Image Platinum (Highest Honors) Citation 2023. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽⭐️to all who played a part in the achievement of this citation. Congratulations to the other recipients!
The Mothers' Day Outreach Project that started in 2015, saw club members presenting hampers of groceries, other household items and personal care items to at least 10 mothers deemed worthy of this recognition. Club members contribute towards the cost of the hampers which are presented to the mothers on their special day. Above images are 2 of the 13 mothers this year humbly receiving their gifts.
Pictured above are our very own Rtn. Kerryann, President of the Barbados Council for the Disabled (second from left) and Rtn. Kaye, President of the Barbados Bar Association (third from left) were featured in the Friday, May 19th newspaper as they engaged in meaningful discussion for equal access to the justice system.
The news of our public image citation was shared with the Rotary Club of Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa by Rtn. Susanna during her visit. They expressed a huge congratulations to our PR committee and club. 
Congratulations to PP Captain Randolph and Cheryl who tied the knot on April 15th, 2023. Wishing you many blissful years ahead on your new chapter together. 
Save the Date
Our 38th Installation Ceremony will be held on the 1st July, 2023 at 6:00 PM at the Town Hall, The Crane, St Philip. More details to follow. 
🕺🪩💃The Return of The Boogie Knights Band - Back for One Night ONLY! 
Saturday June 10th from 9PM at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre - $60 gets you inside! 
Limited tickets are available! Tickets reservations are being accepted by WhatsApp (246) 230-2900. Box offices are launching soon. 
It’s a night featuring John Roett, Biggie Irie, Betty Payne, Ian 'eyan' Alleyne, Ricky Aimey, Melvin Alick, and the BK Horn Section of Ryan Antoine Blackman, Stephen Cumberbatch, Bernard Yearwood and Nicholas Timothy. 
Plus DJs Ozzy Osborne, “Ozzy the Wizard”, Stokely Murray and Pete Rock!
Rotary International

Join us for the premiere broadcast of the Rotary People of Action Champions of Inclusion gala on Saturday, 10 June 2023, at 10:00 a.m. Chicago time (UTC-5) featuring the inspiring stories of our six honorees and other Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) thought leaders. They’ll tell what’s possible when People of Action come together to amplify the power of marginalized populations in our clubs, in our communities, and around the world.

Rotary District 7030

Throughout the month, Rotarians, Rotaractors, and younger members of the Rotary family, including Interactors and RYLA and Rotary Youth Exchange participants, celebrate the service, leadership development, connections, and FUN of Rotary’s programs for young leaders.

Rotaract Club of South Barbados 
The Rotaract Club of South Barbados held its final instalment of Rotaract Reading Room last Saturday at the Luther Thorne Memorial School. The book entitled Be Kind, read by session lead Corey Sobers-Smith  of PricewaterhouseCoopers was a reminder to the children to be respectful and courteous to their peers.
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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