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Rotary Club of East Nassau welcomes new directors
By Ash Henderson
Jul 14, 2016 - 12:01:49 PM

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The 2016/17 Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of East Nassau. Back row from left to right: Amol Pendharkar, Adrian White, Lindsey Cancino, Lee McCoy, Michele Moodie, Kandice Davis, Ash Henderson, Jason Robertson, Fernando de Cardenas, Jonathan Pinder Front row from left to right: Keith Sands, Corinne Laville, Mayuri Deka, Karen Pinder, Diane de Cardenas, Constance Gibson, Kristy Kemp, Carol Bischof. Not pictured: Hope Sealey, Denzil Sirra

Nassau, The Bahamas — The Rotary Club of East Nassau (RCEN) welcomes the new Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 year. At the western-themed Changeover Party, the gavel was passed from Immediate Past President Jason Robertson to Diane de Cardenas, the third female President of RCEN. While sporting their best denim and enjoying a bbq dinner, the crowd applauded the numerous accomplishments of the previous President and Board of Directors. The new administration will continue the Club's support of literacy, feeding programs, greater access to youth sports, and health programs in addition to other areas where they can make a positive difference in peoples lives.

The Executive Board of RCEN includes: Diane de Cardenas; President, Jason Robertson; Immediate Past President, Carol Bischof; Secretary, Amol Pendharkar; Assistant Secretary, Lindsey Cancino; Treasurer, Jonathan Pinder; 1st Vice President, Hope Sealey; 2nd Vice President, Corinne Laville; 3rd Vice President, Lee McCoy; New Generations Director, Kristy Kemp; Membership Director; Fernando de Cardenas; Attendance Director, Adrian White; Vocational Director, Constance Gibson; Community Service Co-Director, Keith Sands; Community Service Co-Director, Kandice Davis; Fellowship Co-Director, Denzil Sirra; Fellowship Co-Director, Ash Henderson; Public Relations Director, Mayuri Deka; International Service Director, Michele Moodie; Board Advisor

Outgoing President Jason Robertson hands the Presidential regalia to Incoming President Diane de Cardenas as Outgoing Assistant Governor Karen Pinder oversees the ceremony.

RCEN was chartered in 1953 and enjoys a strong membership of 118 community minded individuals. The Club meets at 12:30pm every Friday for lunch at the Nassau Yacht Club. People interested in Rotary are encouraged to visit the website at www.RCEN.org for more information.

About Rotary

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. For more information, visit Rotary.

Enthusiastic club members showed off their western wear in celebration of Incoming President Diane de Cardenas who hails from Texas. Mike Russell, Karen Pinder, Amol Pendharkar, Diane de Cardenas, Llewellyn Burrows

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