ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT GOVERNOR PAYS OFFICICAL VISITTuesday 27th January 2015
District Governor (DG) Elwin Atmodimedjo of Rotary International District 7030 (islands of the Southern Caribbean) accompanied by his wife Maureene Atmodimedjo made an official visit to the Rotary Clubs in Antigua and Montserrat from January 5th – 9th, 2015.
Pictured left to right: Lorraine Josiah-President Rotary Club of Antigua, District Governor Elwin Atmodimedjo (centre) and Kevin Joseph - President Rotary Club of Antigua Sundown
On Monday 5th January, DG Elwin Atmodimedjo met with the Board of Directors of Rotary Club of Antigua and in the evening met with the Board of Directors of Rotary Club of Antigua Sundown. On Tuesday 6th January, courtesy calls were made to Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Governor General Sir Rodney Williams. DG Elwin Atmodimedjo and his wife were then taken on a sightseeing tour of the island.
On Wednesday 7th January DG Elwin Atmodimedjo journeyed to Montserrat, where met with Board of Directors and members of the Rotary Club of Montserrat, paid a courtesy call to Premiere Donaldson Romeo and visited volcanic affected areas. He returned to Antigua on the evening of that same day.
During the morning of Thursday 8th, accompanied by the Presidents of both Clubs, he visited projects of the Rotary Club of Antigua which included the sewing project at Grays Farm, TOR Memorial and Piggott’s Primary Schools libraries and the computer lab at the GARD Center. Later that afternoon he visited projects of the Rotary Club of Antigua Sundown which included the Antigua & Barbuda Waste Recycling project at Powells and the eye screening project at Mount St. John’s Medical Centre. In the evening DG Elwin Atmodimedjo made his official presentation to the general membership of both Clubs at a joint meeting of the Rotary Club of Antigua and the Rotary Club of Antigua Sundown. Representatives from the Rotaract and Interact Clubs in Antigua were also in attendance at the joint meeting.
At the end of his visit he expressed……. “sincerest gratitude to everyone from the Rotary Clubs in Antigua and Montserrat who have contributed to our very pleasurable stay. It was a very fruitful trip for us and I am very happy to see how many good things you are doing. “
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