Although there was a serious purpose to the evening, the emphasis was more on the
social side, and everyone present enjoyed the opportunity to talk to old and new
friends, and to tell tall tales about the outgoing and incoming Presidents alike!
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Presidential Inauguration 2010
The Baton is Handed On!
Every year since 1922, our Club has inaugurated a new President. Just look at our
●Roll of Honour to see names which are woven into the fabric of modern Southport.
To be added to this list is an achievement worthy of note, and this is where we make
Our regular meeting on Wednesday 30th June was replaced by an Inaugural Dinner, held
in the Balmoral Suite of the Royal Clifton Hotel. Present were Rotarians, Partners
in Service, Colleagues from other Rotary and Service Clubs, and Guests.
The main events of the gathering were the transfer of the Club Presidency from Dr
Peter Downham to Vice President Keith Mitchell, and the installation of Tim Timmerman
as the new Vice President.