The Rotary Club of Princes Town held its handover ceremony at Canton Palace Restaurant & Lounge, Cross Crossing, San Fernando on June 25. Outgoing president 2010/2011 Seunarine “Kex” Sanmook presented incoming president 2011/2012 Bashir Mohammed with the president’s pin and officially handed him his instruments of appointment. The new president spoke ofRotary International’s theme for 2011/2012 “Reach within to Embrace Humanity.” Compliant with this, the Rotary Club of Princes Town has designated “Change Comes from Within” as their theme for 2011-2012.
Some highlights of the club’s accomplishments over the past year were:
- Five successful Medical Outreach Programmes in Kernahan, Poole, Barrackpore, Newbolt in Tabaquite and a joint project in La Brea.
- Participation of more than secondary students at a career guidance seminarheld at Princes Town West Secondary School
- The award of “Manick Bissoon Scholarship” to five students attending UWI
- Sponsor of two lower sixth students to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards in St Kitts and Nevis.