Local Rotary clubs celebrated the installation of new officers with some special guests on June 13. A delegation of Rotarians from India were visiting in Port Alberni as part of a Rotary Friendship Exchange. The group spent three days in Port Alberni last week and were invited to a barbecue with both clubs at the home of Christina and Jim Proteau.
Past president of his own club in India, Casey Phillips, performed the honours as new officers took their oath to upload the values of the international service club. New president of the Rotary Club of Port Alberni is Eric Mathieson. For Rotary Club of Port Alberni – Arrowsmith the new president is Larry McGifford. Teresa Bird and Terry Deakin are outgoing presidents of the respective clubs.
Rotarian Anna Berry, who is taking part in the Rotary exchange, will visit India in January.
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