Rotaract Rewarded

District Rotaract Officer Celine Pasty with Immediate Past Rotaract District Chairman Lydia Johnson, accepting the Presidential Citations from Immediate Past District Governor Storrie
Rotaract Rewarded!
The first Rotary in London District Council Meeting for this year saw four of the London
Rotaract Club’s awarded Presidential Citations.

Immediate Past District Governor David Storrie presented awards to the Rotaract Clubs of
Ealing, Putney, Westminster and Hampstead Hendon & Golders Green. Projects undertaken
by the Rotaract clubs last year included a chicken farm for a community in Kenya,
rejuvenation of a school library in Romania and fundraising to build a bridge for a South
American community. These are in addition to the numerous bucket collections, breakfast
mornings, soup kitchens and other community events the Rotaract clubs organize each year.
Last year Rotaractors also engaged in hikes to the Peak District, a historical tour of Carfe
Castle and excursions to Weymouth and Saffron Walden. The clubs are elated to receive
Presidential Citations.

The awards follow the former District Governor’s visits to each of the clubs during his
term last Rotary year. The visits were part of the District Governor’s message for the year,
which included promoting Rotary’s support in New Generations and building long term
membership for Rotary clubs.

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