Rotary Club of Ballarat

Changeover Dinner 1st July 2021 Gallery

From President Alan Smith - Last Week 2021 Changeover

 How good was it to have a "Normal" changeover, with everybody in the same room.

 MC Ian Myle welcomed District Governor John Clue and Heather, members, and guest to our 2021 changeover meeting.

 Alan Campbell, our 2020-2021 President spoke of his year in the chair and thanked all those involved in making it so successful.

 During the evening, the club recognised two worthy recipients with a Paul Harris Recognition our club member Past President Mark Scott and a Citizen recipient Desmon Hudson.

 Members with 100% attendance were announced: Rob Glass, Rob Munro, Alan Campbell, Peter Dunn, Warren Payne,  Ron Pickford, Judy Pickford, John Valpied Voi Williams and Alan Smith.

The outgoing board were duly presented with gifts before I was formally induced as the Club's new president and announced the new theme for 2021-2022 as: "Serve to Change Lives".

The 2001-2002 Board  was announced with Judy Pickford continuing as Secretary and Rob Glass as Treasurer. President Elect is Warren Payne, International Service Ron Pickford, Rotary Foundation

Ian Forbes, Membership John Valpied, Youth Service Peter Dunn, Vocational service Rob Munro, Community Service Colin McIntosh, Public Relations David Torrington.

 I look forward to working with my Board, and to building our membership development plan.

 Membership and the introduction of new members is the responsibility or EVERY one of us and not just the membership committee.

 Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta's call to arms is that "EVERYONE SHOULD BRING ONE"