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District Governor Don Sword is pleased to announce that Dr. Ian Doyle, Rotary Club of Sydney Sunrise has been selected as the District Governor Nominee Designate (DGND), to serve as District Governor in Rotary year 2020-21.
 
On July 16, 2017 clubs were invited to suggest names for this position on or before the September 30, 2017 deadline.  The Nominating Committee considered those suggestions, interviewed the candidates and notified the District Governor of their recommendation which has subsequently been approved.

Under Rotary International Bylaw Article 14.020.8, clubs meeting the criteria stated in that Article may challenge the nomination within 14 days of publication of the notification.
 
 
 
If no challenge is received within that timeframe, Dr. Ian Doyle will be declared the DGND and will be in line to serve as District Governor in Rotary year 2020-21.
The last Friendship Exchange visitors have returned home to District 5020 (Vancouver Island & western Washington State  and by all reports, their experience in Nova Scotia was much better than they had anticipated.
 
Comments received include “the best vacation we’ve ever had” ; “A wonderful exchange, beyond our expectations” &  “We both had a wonderful experience and enjoyed the beauty of Nova Scotia, the warm welcoming and hospitality of our hosts and the camaraderie of our fellow Rotarians.”
 
 
The fall session of the Rotary leadership Institute (RLI)  was held Oct 24th in Truro.  There were 29 Rotarians who spent the day sharpening their leadership skills and learning more about their organization.  This included three who successfully completed the training to become RLI facilitators. As always, feedback from the day has been very positive. 
 
The next RLI session will be held April 7th, in Dieppe NB.  All three parts will be offered if enough people register before the deadline.
 
Check out the RLI page, register for a Part and bring someone  from your club to the next session.
 
The Rotary Club of Charlottetown was chartered on October 1, 1917, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Halifax. It was club number 333 in the Rotary world.  With 100 years of service the Club determined to mark the occasion with a Centennial Celebration and celebrate it did!
 
With Past District Governor Robert (Bob) Moffatt as Chair the Centennial Committee worked tirelessly to make the celebration worthy of the one hundred years of "Service Above Self". This article can't begin to list all of the accomplishments of a century, including sponsoring four out of the five other clubs on the Island. James W Macnutt even wrote a book - "A Century of Service of Rotary on Prince Edward Island". Copies are still available
 
A highlight of the wonderful gala night at the Delta Charlottetown on Sunday October 1st , 2017 was the awarding of Paul Harris Fellowships (PHF's) to Rotarians from Island Rotary clubs. RI President Ian Riseley personally pinned every recipient with their 1st or multiple PHF recognition. 
 
The recipients were:
 
Rotary Club of Summerside
Georgia Ellis
PHF
Gerard Greenan
PHF plus three
John A. McCarthy
PHF plus one
Les R. Chipperfield
PHF plus two
Maitland MacIssac
PHF
Al Frost
PHF
David Anderson
PHF plus two
Sandy Rundle
PHF plus two
Nelson Snow
PHF plus five
Steve Cudmore
PHF plus one
Thane Smallwood
PHF plus one
Craig Harris
 PHF
Margo Thompson
PHF
Chris Willcock
PHF
Peter Brown
PHF
 
 
Rotary Club of Hillsborough
Joan MacFarlane
PHF plus one
 
 
Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty
Susan Carruthers
PHF plus three
Paulette Hooley
PHF plus one
David Hooley
PHF plus four
Joanne Ings
PHF  plus two
Ann Sherman
PHF  plus three
 
 
Rotary Club of Charlottetown
Peter MacDougald
PHF
Harry O’Connell  
PHF plus one
Paul Crant
PHF plus one
Larry Sider
PHF plus six
 

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