The occasion was attended by members and partners plus representatives from the other Thanet Rotary clubs.
In accepting the role of President for year 2016/2017 Chris congratulated Stephen Askew on leading the club on such a successful past year of activities serving the of local community and supplying international aid via Rotary International.
Chris outlined his programme for the coming year which will include the continued support of the community via the Youth Opportunity Fund which helps young people achieve their aims by offering financial support. The “Swimathon” on October 8th. This event will again be an opportunity for local clubs and organisation to raise funds for their own projects and contribute to Rotary charities. “Thanet Schools Young Artists” competition will again be held in May 2017. Our support of the elderly at Christmas and throughout the year will continue.
The clubs main charities for the year are R.N.L.I. and Global grant support for the Tea Leaf appeal. This to Supply a bus for school children in the tea plantations in Sri Lanka
If you would like to know more about Rotary and how to join or support events contact Mike 07775 906374 or Jeremy 01843 862225.