RI President 2018‐19 Barry Rassin. Message July 2018

One year ago, your Rotary International Board of Directors adopted a new vision
statement, reflecting our aspirations for our organization and its future. It reads, “Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.” » Read More

Ron D. Burton, Trustee Chair 2018-19

About a year and a half after I joined my Rotary club, I terminated my membership because I missed four consecutive meetings. That was the rule at the time. I’ll freely admit – I didn’t care much for the food or the weekly meetings. I didn’t think they were the bestuse of my time. » Read More

District Governor Michel P. Jazzar

Message July 2018

Meet the District Team:

District Governor 2452

Michel P. Jazzar

Vice Governor

Farid E. Gebran

District Trainer

Ignace Moawad

District Secretary

David Zein

District Treasurer

Naim Bassil

District Conference OT

Jawad Mouawad

Dear friends,

Here we find ourselves at the beginning of a new Rotary year, 2018-2019. This is a good opportunity to look at what we have accomplished over the past year, analyze our own activity and set ourselves more daring objectives. We should thank those who have led District 2452 over the past year, PDG 2017-2018 Christina Covotsou-Patroclou and a team who has achieved amazing results for all the Rotarians of our District.

In general, July is an important month for the organization of the clubs in our District 2452, for review our Club’s Bylaws, vote the club’s budget and start club’s committees to implement projects. Teams change, priorities and objectives are set. It is a natural process within our organization as it strengthens the team of almost 2100 Rotarians.

Barry Rassin, our distinguished Rotary International president, also began his mandate on the 1st of July. He describes


the role Rotarians have in their community, very clearly. All these opportunities may seem small and unimportant. But, let me assure you, they are not. Everything you do matters especially to the people you help. As Barry Rassin stated, we need to ensure to“Be the Inspiration”, Theme for 2018-19.

I am eager to contribute myself, alongside each and every Rotarian in District 2452 to implementing projects focusing on the District customized Area of focus “basic education and peace building” and community development in our communities. This is the only way to build a solid foundation for the development of future generations, as the District 2452 theme is “Youth is our Future”.

I wish you great success! With deep friendship

Michel P. Jazzar

District Governor 2018-2019

Rotary International District 2452

District Governor Michel P. Jazzar's Interview: July 2018

RI District 2452 exciting Rotary Year 2018‐2019

Note: This interview was scheduled for GML # June 2018. The publication was postponed to July 2018 because some figures were not discussed and approved by DLP committee chairs. Questions were asked to the District 2452 Governor Michel Jazzar, by past GML Chief editor PP Themis Themistocleous, thanks to him..” » Read More

Save the Dates:

Launching of the year:

July 20th 2018

Polio Worldwide Day:

Aley 21 October 2018

Beirut 23 - 24 October 2018

Youth Day Pre-District Conference

1st of May 2019

6th District Conference:

1-4 May 2019, Beirut Lebanon

Zone Institute:

Dead Sea - Jordan

International Conference:

1-5 June 2019, Hamburg – Germany

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