Registered Charity: No 1303
District 7030
Chartered 13 January, 1986 (Club 23315)
Club Bulletin for April 5th - 12th 2023
Previous Meeting Details
Wednesday April 5th, 2023, at 12:30 pm via Zoom
Classification Talk by Rtn. Mario Carter
This Business Meeting Details
Wednesday April 12th, 2023, at 12:30 pm at PomMarine Hotel 
The Barbados Trailway: Sustainable Transport and the Environment presentation by Mr. Christopher Gibbs, Chairman at the Future Center Trust
Assignments are as follows:
Greeter: PHF. Ryan Best 
Grace: Rtn. Shem Scantlebury
Object of Rotary: Rtn. Mario Carter
Raffle: PP Trevor Sealy
Upcoming Meeting
Wednesday April 19th, 2023, at 12:30 pm via Zoom
Classification Talk by Rtn. Jamalia Wyllie

“When you’re trying to rebuild a society, what’s the first thing you do? You have to build camaraderie. You have to build trust. Rotary clubs do that?”
– Howard Buffet (Philanthropist, and son of Warren Buffet)

Upcoming Events
Meals on Wheels
Thursday April 20th at 8:30 AM
Red Cross Building Warrens
Feeding the Needy
Monday April 24th at 5:30 PM
Independence Square, Bridgetown
ADG. Peter Thompson
PP. Michael Forde
Rtn. Mechelle Lewis-Downer 
This is subject to change at short notice, so please stay in contact with Rtn. Rosanne Trotman the coordinator for this project.
Fellowship Picnic
Save the Date 
Sunday April 30th 
Silver Sands Beach
Club Directors & Officers    
President: Brian Lashley
Vice President: PP Katrina Sam - Prescod
Immediate Past President: George Connolly
President Elect: Marcel Murrell
Secretary: Glyne Husbands
Treasurer: Damian Branford
Director Service Projects: M. Pat Downes-Grant
Director Club Administration: Rosaline Clarke
Foundation & International Service: Denise Shepherd-Johnson
Director Public Relations: Terry Hall
Director of Membership & Youth: Jacklyn Broomes
Sergeant-at-Arms: PP Vivian - Anne Gittens
Rotary International Officers
President - Jennifer E. Jones
President Elect - R. Gordon R. McInally
General Secretary/CEO - John Hewko
District Officers
District Governor - Leslie Ramdhanny (Grenada)
District Governor Elect - Brian Glasgow (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
Assistant Governor - Peter Thompson (Barbados)
Let's Celebrate 
12th April - Anthony, PIS of
                    PHF Simone Hadchity-Kanngiesser
18th April - PP George Connolly
18th April - Rtn. Gayle Headley
Attendance for April 5th (54.9%)
Absent Rotarians:
Nigel Adams, Clorinda Alleyne, Neilsen Beneby, Charles Briggs, Stephen Broome
Irving Burrowes, Robert Chase, George Connolly, Pamela Eversley, Michael Forde
Gayle Headley-Lowe, Keith King, Mechelle Lewis-Downer, Prakash Mahtanu, Malcolm Mapp
Valerie Quintyne, Brian Robinson, Katrina Sam - Prescod, Paul Saunders
Trevor Sealy, Denise Shepherd-Johnson, Hiranand Thani, Michael Trotman, Kaye Williams
Rotaractors & Guests:
Morexa Martib-Garduber – Guest of Josie Robinson
Nicole M Hall – Guest of Kemi Brewser
Lyanne Lowe – Guest of Rose Clarke 
Club Meeting Recap - 5th April
On April 5th, Rtn Mario Carter gave members a very spirited and insightful Classification Talk.
Multitalented Mario, is a Marketing Professional with a passion for business, the outdoors, community service, automobiles and adventure.

 Spotlight News 

Rotary Club of Barbados South

Pictured above are highlights of Mario's Rotaract Journey. As captioned, he hardly has photos of himself because Rotary is about Teamwork. 
Join us on Wednesday, April 12th as Mr. Christopher Gibbs, Chairman at the Future Centre Trust will be speaking about various environmental initiatives as part of our activities for Environmental month. 
Fellow Rotarians, after two years of 'lockdowns' and echoes of 'unprecedented times', the Summer Luau Cruise is BACK! 
Saturday, May 20th at 5PM onboard the MV Dream Chaser 
General tickets are $80 and could be ordered by contacting a number below:
(246) 230-2900, (246) 234-2639, (246) 826-6730, (246) 850-0246
Your usual support in spreading the word and promoting the cruise would be appreciated as the proceeds of the Summer Luau Cruise goes towards the club's Back to School project.
The 2nd Summer Luau Cruise 2023 Committee meeting took place on April 11th to solidify plans and surprises for the May 20th event. We look forward to welcoming you onboard. Save the date and secure your tickets!
More individuals with disabilities and their families now have more tools to develop or build kitchen gardens. That's because the Queen's College Interact Club, the Rotary Club of Barbados South and Eco Rebel collaborated for their Good Green Deeds Project, and donated ten boxes filled with plants, recipe books, seedlings and gardening tools to the members of the Barbados Council for the Disabled. 
Wednesday April 5th was the launch of the Barbados Council for People with Disabilities (BCD) project in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, My Inclusive School, to introduce DAD (Disability Awareness Day) ambassadors. 

“Under the theme My Inclusive School the Barbados Council for the Disabled is seeking to bring increased awareness to the nation’s 61, 669 from pre-primary to tertiary to create an inclusive education system for all,” Tudor said.

During her address, Deputy Chief Education Officer Joy Adamson reflected upon her time as a teacher at Combermere School the alma mater of president of BCD Kerryann Ifill, who is visually impaired, and the late Kregg Nurse, who suffered from muscular dystrophy.

She then said that special needs students should be integrated into mainstream schools, adding there were plans to facilitate such classrooms.

We highlight and celebrate excellence in the chosen vocation of our very own Rotarian Maurice Bailey, who along with his team restored CBC services on Good Friday after an almost 5 hours outage.
Rotary International

The keynote speakers at the 2023 Rotary International Convention are transforming health care, rethinking cities, advancing the cause of peace, and working to protect our environment. They share a vision of a more sustainable, equitable world. When they take the stage in Melbourne, Australia, 27-31 May, they’ll tell how that vision can be realized – not just in the years to come, but right now.

Rotary District 7030

With decades of experience from working to eradicate polio, Rotary members can play a key role in publicizing the power of vaccines. World Immunization Week, 24-30 April, gives Rotary and Rotaract clubs an opportunity to raise awareness of the part that vaccines play in saving lives — as well as of the critical need to continue supporting global polio vaccination for children and other life-saving vaccines for all.

Rotaract Club of South Barbados 
Happy Easter from the Rotaract Club of South Barbados
On Saturday, April 8th our club members had a fun evening testing their knowledge of the Easter season with a
crossword game.
The Rotaract Club of South Barbados invites you to join us as we celebrate Rotary Environment Month and World Earth Day through an educational tour of Walkers Reserve* on 23rd April, 2023.
The tour will focus on the Reserve's wetland restoration initiatives and will be followed by a tree planting session, an Information Session focussing on Climate Change and WIRRED's Climate Resiliency Initiatives and a catered lunch at the Reserve.
Activities start at 8:30am and are scheduled to conclude at 1:30pm. 
The cost to Rotarians is $50. A park and ride service will be provided. 
RSVP today as space is limited:
For more info contact President Graham at 243-6560 or
Please click the images below to find out more about our club members 
Past Presidents
Paul Harris Fellow
Honorary Rotarians
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and in particular, to encourage and foster:
First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
Second: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
Third: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business and community life.
Fourth: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service
RCBS Banking Information
Club Account: CIBC Rendezvous  09616-1625923
Charitable Trust Inc. Account: CIBC Bridgetown  09606– 1001168072
Mailing Address: Club Secretary, G.P.O Box #995, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies.
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