Club Virtual Induction

Club Virtual Induction – 30th June 2020
In attendance were 19 club members, Honorary District Governor Tony Sharma, Assistant Governors Shanta Kumar, Senia Dedic, and Shree Ballipuram, and Rotarian Peter Evans, from Heston and Isleworth RC.

Award Winners

Attendance – Nick Damji, July – December 2019 and Jelilat Oyetunji, January – June 2020

Members of the Year – John Armstrong and Alex Marchesini
Paul Harris Awards to John Armstrong and Alex Martinis

John Armstrong completed school building in Humla, Nepal this year, after raising £75,000 partly through the club. He organised over £7000 for emergency food for the famine of the school children in Humla, caused by COVID 19 and closure of the Chinese border. He has also completed over 400 voluntary hours with Chiswick Park and Gardens.

Alex Marchesini set up, assisted and hosted club Zoom meetings during COVID 19 lockdown. He has previously helped the club in many roles including President and Treasurer. He is currently sorting the electronic gift aid system to ensure we can reclaim extra donations to Charity.  

District Service Award – President Emeritus David Scott ( Only 4th Time in history been presented ).

Club Virtual Induction 30-06-2020
Club Virtual Induction 30-06-2020
Club Virtual Induction
Club Virtual Induction 30-06-2020

Make a Difference (MAD)

Sunday June 28 2020 – Sujay Paul (RC Chiswick and Brentford), hosted Rotary in London’s, MAD (Make a Difference) Zoom meeting. It was a 90 minute pilot District event introducing Rotary to participants looking to join. Sujay was supported by the following experienced Rotarians: Shirley Kirk, Tony Sharma, Helen Antoniou, David Palmer and Adrian Faiers.

More than 60 callers joined from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Chile, India, Nepal, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States. Issues discussed included Rotary’s mission, current and future projects, and ways individuals might benefit from having Rotary as a platform, either as a member of a local Rotary club, or a member of a London passport hub.

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