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July 8th, 2019
Former T&T President urges Rotarians not to forsake family life

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- “Your definition as a Rotarian must not be to the detriment of those that love you and who you love,” were the words of Rotarian and a former president of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Justice Anthony T. A. Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C to the Virgin Islands (VI) families of Rotary of District 7020.

August 14th, 2017
What about health risks?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While all focus seems to be on getting the island of Tortola clean and back to normal, there are lingering worries about the possibility of outbreaks in illnesses especially due to the presence of heavy dust and breeding of mosquitoes.

August 12th, 2017
Flooding was made worse by littering- Rotary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Starting very soon with the intention of going to at least the end of the Rotary year (June 2018), the Rotary family of the Virgin Islands will be embarking on a massive education campaign designed to change mind-sets and practices as they relate to cleanliness of one's home, surroundings and territory.

August 11th, 2017
Rotary calls for all hands on deck as clean-up continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The three Rotary Clubs in the Virgin Islands (UK) have joined forces in their usual fashion, collaborating with key stakeholders in the territory to give it their best shot at returning the aesthetics of Road Town to normalcy and in the same vein ‘reach out and touch’ the lives of those hard hit by the Monday August 7, 2017 devastating floods.

November 14th, 2016
Gov Duncan tells businesses to boycott media outlets promoting hate

WICKHAMS CAY, Tortola, VI – Immigration threats, said Governor John S. Duncan OBE, has been a big issue for the past two weeks as he also called on entrepreneurs to re-consider their support for media outlets that promote hate.

September 23rd, 2015
Rotary celebrates World Alzheimer’s Day with candlelight vigil

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- September 2015 is being celebrated as World Alzheimer’s Month under the theme: “Remember Me”, encouraging us to care for all those around us suffering in silence.

September 19th, 2015
An illiterate child @ Grade 3 likely to be a school dropout- Mrs H. Lynden Smith

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “If a child is unable to read by the time he gets to grade three it is said that he will probably drop out of school later and that is a fact,” said Mrs H. Lynden Smith, Co-President of the BVI Reading Council while at a press conference hosted by the Rotary Club of Road Town on September 15, 2015 at the Moorings Conference Room, Wickham’s Cay II.

June 25th, 2015
Fmr legislator Ralph T. O’Neal ‘taking it easy’ in retirement

WEST END, Tortola, VI – In giving very short remarks after receiving Rotary’s ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ award on Saturday June 20, 2015, the man who has given some 40 years of service to the territory in leadership positions in government, Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, has announced that he is “taking it easy” now that he has retired.

November 6th, 2014
‘We need to change our image’ – District Governor Paul Brown

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI – “We need to look harder at our clubs, be honest with ourselves about the obstacles to membership, and be open to change — so that we can make Rotary not only an attractive choice, but a viable choice, for people of all ages. We need to satisfy members’ needs and wants.”

November 3rd, 2014
‘This is for you; Roy & Shaheem’ – Ms Gloria A. Fahie

PIRATE’S BIGHT, Norman Island, VI – For the Rotary Club of Road Town was Ms Gloria A. Fahie, Rotary Tortola Ms Judith Charles and Rotary Sunrise was Ms Lorna Dawson; three women of the Virgin Islands community who got standing ovations as they were awarded for their championing causes in the community over time.

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