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A new way of doing President's Handover

On June 26th our President's Handover ceremony took place during our Zoom meeting, including a novel form of "socially distanced" regalia exchanges captured on video.

Click to view the Virtual Handover video

Outgoing President Ian expressed his thanks to all members for a year of remarkable progress and activity, in spite of recent months under lockdown.

He spoke of the social activities, a remarkable Dragon Boat day last July, fundraising successes, a new website, and the embracing of technology by the vast majority of members who have taken to Zoom and enabled fellowship (of sorts) to continue.

You can read Ian's full message here..

Ian Tarbet remarks June 26
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Incoming President Kevin Grogan expressed his thanks to Ian for his excellent year of stewardship through what had turned out to be very challenging times.

He then explained his thinking about the future, the need to keep moving forward and think about the "new normal", reflecting Rotary International's areas of focus and marketing ourselves as an attractive proposition for potential new, and younger, members.

You can read Kevin's remarks in full here...

Kevin Grogan remarks June 26
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