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What's Happening - Wednesday, 4th October
In keeping with our sustainable development theme for this year, we will be having Mr. Edmund Brathwaite, Engineer at Solar Dynamics presenting on Practical Solar Solutions for the Household.

Join us, Wednesday 4th Oct 2023, at the Hotel Pom Marine, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church, starting at 6:00 PM.

 

Assignments are as follows:

Greeter: Rtn. Kemi Brewster
Grace: PP Richard Kennedy
Four Way Test: PP Trevor Sealy
 

Upcoming Events 
 
Feeding the Needy
Monday, 30th October at 5:30 P.M. in Independence Square, Bridgetown
 
Rostered Rotarians:
IPP Brian Lashley
PP Michael Trotman
Rtn. Rosanne Trotman
 
Interested in participating beyond your rostered date? Reach out to Rtn. Mechelle Lewis - Project Coordinator.

Meals on Wheels
To be executed by the club.

Rostered Rotarians:
TBC
Member Birthdays
Michael Trotman
May 3
 
Peter Thompson
May 6
 
Valerie Quintyne
May 10
 
Anthony McGregor
May 14
 
Ryan Best
May 17
 
Rose Clarke
May 18
 
Prakash Mahtani
May 20
 
Mechelle Lewis
May 25
 

A RECAP OF SEPTEMBER

🎧 September 6th πŸ–₯️
Business Meeting

Held via Zoom, our President Marcel Murrell focused on our theme for this year  "Sustainable Development:  Let's make an impact...we are ready to roll!!"

Visiting Rotarians and Guests:
Morexa Martin-Gardiner – Guest of Josie Robinson
Nicole Hall – Guest of Kemi Brewster
Courtney Ramsay – Guest of Trevor Sealy
Lyanne Lowe – Guest of Rose Clarke
Krisnan Hurdle – Guest of Jackie Broomes
Krystal Walcott – Rotaract Club of Barbados South
Graham Belle – Rotaract Club of Barbados South
Cleviston Haynes – Honorary Rotarian

Attendance: 38.3%

πŸ’Ό September 13th πŸ›
Lunch Time Business Meeting

On Wednesday 13th September 2023, we held a lunch time club business meeting at the Hotel PomMarine, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church at 12:30PM.

Visiting Rotarians and Guests:
Carlos Hernandez – Rotary Club of Maneiro – Venezuela
Cleveston Haynes – Honorary Rotarian
Andrew Collymore = Guest of Carrie-Ann Morris-Searle
Morexa Martin-Gardener – Guest of Glyne Husbands

Attendance: 39.13%
Fines and Raffles: $185.00

πŸ₯ September 20th 🩺
Presentation by Dr. Bhamjee

On Wednesday 20th September 2023, guest speaker Dr. Suleman Bhamjee  presented to us on the topic "Diabetes and Obesity - An Ever Expanding Problem" at the Hotel Pom Marine, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church at 6:00PM. 

Visiting Rotarians and Guest of Members

Dr. Sueleman Bhamjee – Guest Speaker
Robin Forde – Rotary Club of Barbados
Andrew Collymore – Guest of Carrie-Ann Morris-Searle
Morexa Martin-Gardiner – Guest of Josie Robinson
Courtney Ramsay – Guest of Trevor Sealy
Bryden Springer – Guest of Marcel Murrell

Attendance: 34.78%
Raffles and Fines: $160.00

πŸ’™ September 21st πŸ•ŠοΈ
Peace Pole Unveiling

The club in collaboration with Rotaract South Barbados, unveiled yet another Peace Pole on island. This time, at the Combermere School.

For those who may not be familiar with the significance of Peace Poles, they are powerful symbols of peace, echoing the profound message of unity and harmony. From the perspective of Rotary International, Peace Poles serve as timeless reminders of our commitment to promoting peace, not only within our local communities but across the globe.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated members and generous sponsors for their unwavering support of this impactful initiative. Together, we are making a meaningful difference in fostering a more peaceful and compassionate world.

πŸŽ—οΈSeptember 22nd πŸšŒ

Bus Fare Give Back Project

Starting at the break of dawn, our members converged at the Granville Williams bus terminal to embark on a mission of compassion: gifting bus fare to commuters throughout the morning.

We want to extend our sincere gratitude to every individual who contributed, in whatever form or fashion, to support this noble cause. Your generosity and commitment have made a profound impact on the lives of those we sought to assist. Thank you for embodying the spirit of service and making our community a brighter place.

πŸ’­ September 27th πŸ§©

Trivia Night

While our turnout may not have reached the numbers we had hoped for, the evening was nothing short of delightful. Attendees gathered for a memorable night of camaraderie and trivia, creating cherished moments that will be remembered.

Congratulations to the victorious team who emerged as the winners of the evening. 

Thank you to all who joined us for this enjoyable evening, and for those who couldn't make it, we hope to see you at our future gatherings as we continue to build bonds and make lasting memories within our club.

πŸ™ September 25th 🍲

FTN - Independence Square

We are delighted to report yet another successful installment of our "Feeding the Needy" programme. This heartwarming initiative continues to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need within our community.

Our heartfelt thanks go out to all the dedicated individuals who came out and generously contributed their time and effort this month. Together, we are making a tangible difference in the lives of our neighbors and fostering a stronger, more compassionate community. 

🍹 September 30th 🌴

Club Fellowship

Our members had an absolutely fantastic time during our recent Mix and Mingle event at of Savvy on the Bay.

Laughter, conversation, and camaraderie filled the air as we came together for a memorable evening of connection and friendship. It's heartwarming to witness our community of members strengthening their bonds while enjoying each other's company.

We look forward to more such delightful gatherings in the future as we continue to foster a sense of togetherness and shared experiences within our club. Thank you to all who were able to attend.

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