Posted by Chantelle Meriam on Mar 07, 2018
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our evening dinner meeting on Tuesday at Second Home Restaurant in Summerland. We had over 30 individuals Rotarians and guests join us for an exciting dinner meeting.
At the beginning of the evening, President-Elect, Mirjana Komljenovic, posed for a photo with Member of Parliament, Dan Albas. Mirjana recently received Citizen/Volunteer of the Year award at the 80th Annual Summerland Business and Community Excellence Awards.
Rotarian, Brenda Hamilton, reminded the group of the monthly birthdays, anniversaries and other special dates.
Michael Zang made several announcements regarding Rotary after 5, events in the community and the new projection screen that was donated to the Club by Rotarian, Michael Weis.
Alison Schmidt at Second Home Restaurant provided a tasty dinner consisting of salads, chicken curry over rice and naan bread. Many in attendance has seconds.
For dessert, guests enjoyed the popular lemon meringue pie and chocolate chip cookies.
After dinner, Rotarian and Director of International Service, Aart Dronkers, introduced our special guest speakers, Murli Pendharkar and Dr. Vilas Prabhu. Mr. Pendharkar spoke of the deplorable conditions of the only school in the region that serves 1000 students daily. An investment from the Rotary Club of Summerland could change outcomes on India. Dr. Prabhu conformed his commitment to the global project in India.
At the conclusion of the presentation, Aart presented our speakers with the ever coveted Summerland Rotary mug.
All in all, it was a wonderful evening meeting. Thank you to everyone who came out!