New Rotary president looks forward to year of progress

From left, Liz Box, Dudley James, Robert Dunn and Val Trevor
From left, Liz Box, Dudley James, Robert Dunn and Val Trevor

A YEAR of harmony and progress is the hope for Shoreham and Southwick Rotary Club’s new president.

Robert Dunn said he wants to continue with the ‘excellent work’ of his predecessor, Alison Boram, and move the club on to even greater work in the community.

The induction ceremony was held at The Amsterdam in Shoreham last Thursday.

The new team of officers for 2014/15 includes vice-president Liz Box, treasurer Dudley James and secretary Val Trevor, who is also the second vice-president.

In his acceptance speech, Mr Dunn spoke of the Rotary family and his wish for ‘a year of harmony’ under his leadership.

With his team, he was keen to move the club forward, not only locally, but with all the charitable work for which Rotary was well known.

He finished by wishing members success in the new Rotary year, a year of progress which would hopefully see an expansion of membership.

For more information about Rotary’s work in the community, visit the website for the Rotary Club of Shoreham and Southwick.

The club meets at The Amsterdam, in Upper Shoreham Road, Shoreham, on the first and third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, and on the Friday of other weeks at 1pm.

The Rotary motto is ‘service above self’ and membership is made up of like-minded businessmen and women who work for the communuty and look to help those less fortunate all over the world. In the past year, the club has made donations of around £10,000.