Handover Dinner 2013

Meeting Summary

Handover Dinner – June 29th 2013


Meeting opened 7:00 pm


  • Michael Pengilly MHR
  • Graham Philp Mayor of V.H.
  • DG Roy Armstrong
  • ADG Deidre Hughes

Invocation: Mike Kelly

Toast: Australia

Toast RI: Peter Manuel

Reply: DG Roy Armstrong

  • Thanked President Ken
  • Polio Eradication
  • Input from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

President Ken

  • Thanked members for input and support.
  • Acknowledged Ian Catt.
  • Acknowledged the achievement of Andrea Miels – Wally Bradley Awardee.
  • “We make a difference.”
  • Acknowledged Bob Hall as Sergeant-at-Arms.
  • PHF to Bob Sedunary.
  • Sapphire Pin to Graham Brown.
  • Charter to Incoming President Gill.

President Gill

  • Accepted President’s role.
  • Introduced new Challenge – “Engage Rotary – Change Lives.”
  • Concept of the Rotary family – achieve more.
  • Passion for education and youth.
  • Aims:
    • To work more closely with neighbouring clubs
    • Support education and youth through existing structures and support for schools.
    • Establish an Interact Club.
    • Support ROMAC
    • End Polio campaign.
    • “Conversation to Action”.
  • Introduced incoming Board.

“Class” was then dismissed and the meeting closed with the National Anthem.