Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Old Fort Installs New President and Directors
Jul 6, 2016 - 5:05:31 AM


Nassau, Bahamas — The Rotary Club of Old Fort (RCOF) has installed a new administration with lawyer and banker, Tameika Watson becoming its first female president. She will serve for the rotary year 2016-2017.

The new administration will focus on selfless service in its surrounding community by continuing the Club’s work with Great Commission Ministries. In the last quarter of the Rotary year 2015-2016, RCOF funded and installed two outdoor showering systems. In this new Rotary year, RCOF will seek to establish new partnerships to further its community service outreach programmes, while continuing to collaborate with The Children’s Emergency Hostel, Gambier Primary School, S.H.A.R.E. (at the Lyford Cay School) and The Bahamas Red Cross.

“As a global network of volunteer leaders, our club is prepared to adhere to our international theme, ‘Rotary Serving Humanity’.  President Tameika has pledged that RCOF will “actively participate in projects that address social ills and voids in our community. She added “Rotary prides itself on Rotarians being the change they wish to see in the world.”


The Executive Board of the Rotary Club of Old Fort includes Tameika Watson – President, Shanley Toote – Vice President & Membership Director, Deidree Bain – President Elect 207-2018 & Community Service Director, Heleina McCartney – Treasurer, Nicki Lockhart – Secretary, Derek Smith Jr – Public Image Director, Gavvin Strachan – Sargent-at-Arms, Tenneil Newton – Club Administration Director, Keri Sherman – Director of Fundraising and Latoya Mitchell – Director of Rotary Foundation.

RCOF meets at The Club at Old Fort Bay every Wednesday at 6.30pm.

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