Our photographer roamed & our note- taker took the night
Please enjoy our brief notes & the photo collage.
The event opened with a social hour, greeting many of
our guests sharing the evening with us: Lee-Ann MacNeil,
Gloria MacRae, Lorna Lawrence, Jane Katzman, Bill Dodman,
Barbara Gardiner, Gerard Pigeon, Carol Ann Babcock,
Karen Vince, Wendy Edwards & Myrka!, Lillian Steele,
Rose Marie Roy, Willie & Bob Vellinga, Dennis & Beth
Walters. Visiting Rotarians were Barry Fraser & Maureen
Several presentations were made throughout the evening.
Audrey Chevalier is now officially District Governor
Elect, looking forward to her year in 2007. She was also
recognized for receiving her 3rd Paul Harris.
John Lawrence was honoured by Audrey as she presented
the President’s Citation to John in recognition for this
year’s achievements of Chatham Rotary Sunrise.
Several club members were recognized for Perfect
We were pleased to have with us all Past Presidents of
the Club – Bob Vellinga, Paul Roy, Keith Hindmarsh,
Roger MacRae, Jean Baker, Max Howell, and Walter
Ploegman. After sharing a highlight of each of their
years, and with all expressing a deep enjoyment of their
terms, these individuals were honoured with Paul Harris
awards, from the Chatham Rotary Sunrise club, in
recognition of their Service Above Self.
Dinner was catered by our own Keith Hindmarsh of Harvest
Cornish hens, served on couscous with peppers and a
raisin compote, accompanied by asparagus and tomatoes
with corn & basil stuffing. Grande Finale, -
strawberries with whipped cream on sweet cloud biscuits.
A delightful meal, Keith. Thank you!
Finally President John
called Beth Walters forward and on behalf of all the
Sunrise Rotarians acknowledged Beth’s outstanding
service to the Sunrise Rotary Club with the awarding of
a Paul Harris to Beth.