Book Online

Columnists

Philip Evans

Columnists

From The Editor's Chair.

All Columnists

News

SEATON: Surprise Rotary award from Australian club

Friday, 21 February 2014


FORMER president of Seaton Rotary Club, Jean Smith, has been presented with the highest honour for a Rotarian by twin club Illawarra Sunrise in Australia.
Mrs Smith was presented with the Paul Harris Fellowship during her recent visit to Illawarra, near Sydney, for her charity work, in particular her long-term support of the Philippines Project, assisting starving children in the Philippines, as well as Rotary charity ShelterBox.
This year, Mrs Smith, on behalf of the Rotary Club of Seaton, together with a grant from the Rotary District, sent £1,075 to the Philippines Project, which was raised thanks to her hard work and persistence.
Mrs Smith visits Australia every year and, in 2003, visited the local Rotary Club, which later twinned with the Seaton branch in March 2006. She continues to visit the Illawarra club each year to exchange news between the two branches.
President of the Illawarra Sunrise Rotary Club, David Swan, and members Chris Boddington and Wyn Janssen, presented a very surprised Mrs Smith with the Paul Harris Fellowship award – the highest honour in Rotary – during her latest visit.
Mrs Smith said she was “delighted” to receive the award, and did so on behalf of her fellow Rotarians in Seaton.

All content © of Pulmans Weekly News unless stated otherwise.



Comments on this news item:

Be the first to comment using the form below.

Add your comment:

Submit your comment below :
Your Name (required) :
Your Email*(required) :
Your Location (required) :
Security question (required) : 6 + 9 =

Your Comment (required) :
Maximum Number of characters for this text box is 400.

You have 400 characters remaining for your description...

I agree to the terms and conditions and comment rules (required) :
The Pulmans Weekly News may edit your comments and not all comments may be published.
Your comments may be published on any Tindle Newspaper Ltd. media.
*Your email address will not be displayed.


Enter the code as it is shown below (required):

Adverts



Main Links

Local Newspapers

Advertise with us

Online Pictures

Online Pictures

Adverts


RSS

Deliver the news to your desktop

Mobile

Browse our site on the go

Subscribe

Subscribe to our newspaper

Archives

Search though the archives

Photos

Buy photos online

Social Bookmarks

Add news to your social networking page