Posted by Ashley Cleaver on Jul 07, 2019
Ross Tingle will lead the Rotary Club of Taree in its 83rd year. Pictured (L-R) with his incoming Board;- Fiona Tinney, David Fisher, Ian Woollard, Di Woollard, David Denning, Ross Tingle (President), Neil Hanington, Susie Ploder, Dr Colin Rose, Mark Drury and Ian Dyball. Not pictured Phil Streatfeild and Ashley Cleaver.
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The evening was held at Taree Race Club and the MC for the evening was Mr Bruce Moy who kept the proceedings moving along with a few laughs. The toast to Rotary International was given by PDG Ian Dyball and response by PDG Brian Beasley. Rotary Youth Ambassadors Cayly Cribb and Ashly Selibio were welcomed and presented their activities in support of Little Blue Shed, Tanja Curcic’s project in Uganda. PDG Brian Beasley spoke on behalf of DG Lorraine Coffey offering best wishes to incoming and outgoing Presidents.
President Ian presented his report for the year.
There were a range of important acknowledgements and presentations throughout the evening. President Ian presented a Paul Harris Fellowship to PP David Denning, and a PHF Sapphire Pin was awarded to Joy McCaffrey for her work with the club and District 9650. President Elect Ross Tingle presented Neil Hanington with a Paul Harris Fellow for service to the Community and Youth Science Challenge.
President Ian presented Sandra Langford Principal of Manning Valley Anglican College with a cheque for $500 towards the re-development of the Agricultural studies  precinct shared with Bishop Tyrrell Place.
The evening concluded with 2018-19 President Ian Woollard handing over the reigns for 2019-20 to Ross Tingle as the 84th President of the Rotary Club of Taree.