New pres­i­dent for Ro­tary

Whitsunday Times - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

CHRISTOPHER HARVEY is the new pres­i­dent of the Proser­pine Ro­tary Club.

The club’s an­nual change-over din­ner was held at the Metropole Ho­tel on Satur­day night.

Spe­cial guests in­cluded Mayor Jennifer Whit­ney, Ro­tary’s as­sis­tant Dis­trict Gover­nor for 9550 Merewyn Wright, past Dis­trict Gover­nor Mitch Clarke and youth ex­change stu­dent Alina Rosen­thal.

Mem­bers of the Air­lie Beach and Bowen Ro­tary Clubs, Proser­pine Lions Club, Whit­sun­day Probus Club and Quota Club were also in at­ten­dance.

Mr Harvey re­placed Nathan Blain who was the for­mer pres­i­dent.

Dale An­der­son (sec­re­tary) and Fay- lene Cooke (trea­surer) were an­nounced as board mem­bers, tak­ing over from Jeff Boyle and Mitch Clark.

“The things I would like to see hap­pen at the club in my 12 months are growth in mem­ber­ship num­bers and more events in the com­mu­nity,” Mr Harvey said.

Youth ex­change stu­dent Alina Rosen­thal has al­most com­pleted her 12 months with the club and re­turns home to Ger­many this Satur­day.

“We would like to thank the host fam­i­lies that she has stayed with over here. The Hin­schen fam­ily, David and Fay­lene Cooke, the Do­herty fam­ily, the Wheeler fam­ily, Tammy Ue­ber­gang, the Blain fam­ily and the Cooke fam­ily,” Mr Harvey said.

HAN­DOVER: Proser­pine Ro­tary Club mem­bers David Cooper, Mark Hys­lop, Harry Ben­jamin, Dale An­der­son, Christopher Harvey, Mitch Clarke, Alina Rosen­thal, Nathan Blain, Dan Clarke, Gra­ham San­der, Robert McKay, Fay­lene Cooke, Ju­dith Lan­gridge, Cian Mid­dle­ton and Paul Joice at their an­nual han­dover din­ner on Satur­day.

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