Rotary Sunset hosts breakfast meeting   | THE DAILY HERALD

Rotary International President Barry Rassin, Rotary Sunset President Jaida Nisbett and Governor Eugene Holiday at Rotary Sunset’s Meet and Greet.


PHILIPSBURG–Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset hosted Rotary International President Barry Rassin and government officials from the Dutch and French sides of the island at a Meet and Greet Breakfast at Divi Little Bay Resort on December 13.

During the breakfast, Rotary was applauded for its work on island and around the world. Rotary Sunset was also congratulated on becoming the fifth Rotary Club on the island, with its 41 members ages 25-46.

In attendance were Governor of Dutch St. Maarten Eugene Holiday, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin, Minister of Tourism Stuart Johnson, Senator of French St. Martin Guillame Arnell, Deputy of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy Claire Javois, Rotary International President Barry Rassin, District Governor Patrick Adizua and his wife Lesline, Assistant Governor Marcelia Henry, District Governor Nominee Designate Louis Wever and his wife Amanda, Past District Governor Victor Gibbs, presidents and secretaries of all the Rotary Clubs on the island, as well as a few specially invited Rotarians.

Rassin, from the Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas, expressed his appreciation to the club members for the great work that they have been doing in the short time that they have been an official club. He was impressed with projects such as the donation of household items to Mental Health Foundation, Reach One – Feed One Homeless Feeding, the launch of a free mini-library located in Marigot, and many others.

He encouraged the clubs to work together to carry out greater projects and have a bigger impact on their communities.

The Meet and Greet Breakfast provided an opportunity for the government officials to have intimate conversations with the Rotary officials present and learn about the great impact that Rotary has had on not just St. Maarten, but the wider world.

Source: The Daily Herald