On Thursday 27th September 2018, the Rotary Club of Princes Town hosted its first joint meeting for the Rotary year, partnering with the Rotary Clubs of Pointe-a-Pierre, St. Augustine West, Point Fortin, San Fernando South and Port-of-Spain for an afternoon of Rotary celebration and fellowship. The Clubs celebrated the induction of three new members and benefitted from the educational and riveting feature address delivered by New York Attorney-at-Law, Miss Juanita Headley on the topic of Human Trafficking, particularly the issue of the eradication of sexual exploitation.
President Crystal Harper spoke about the Club’s recent service project of the first Youth Day Symposium in commemoration of International Peace Day and shared upcoming Club projects and activities. President Crystal was followed by Presidents Raul Raghunandan of the Rotary Club of Pointe-a-Pierre, Kennedy Fleming of the Rotary Club of San Fernando South, Carlton Semper of Point Fortin, Dellard Nelson of the Rotary Club of St. Augustine West; all of whom expressed their delight in being part of the meeting and shared updates from their respective clubs. In special attendance was Assistant District Governor Debbie Roopchand who brought greetings on behalf of District 7030.
The highlight of the night was the induction of three new persons, Dr. Stefan Nanan, son of the late charter member of the Club, Wayne Nanan, classification Dentistry, Dr. Lindsey Aziz, a past recipient of the Club’s scholarship award program, classification Medicine and Ms. Judith McGillvery, classification Human Resource Management. Speaking on behalf of all three newly inducted Rotarians, Dr. Nanan expressed their gratitude to the Club for accepting their membership and enthusiasm in becoming a Rotarian and being of service to those less fortunate. President Raul of the Pointe-a-Pierre Club officially presented Welcome Packets to his two newest Rotarians, Davidson Lalloo - classification Garment Manufacturing and Richard George - classification Chemical Manufacturing, who were inducted two weeks prior. Rotarians enjoyed a great evening of dinner and fellowship as Niel Marcano beautifully serenaded all on the violin.