Rotary Int’l District 9101 Governor Visits Liberia

first_imgDIstrict Governor Akilad Allen.District Governor for District 9101 of Rotary International, Akiladi Allen, has arrived in Liberia on a week-long assessment tour of activities of Rotary Clubs in the country.District Governor Allen, who arrived in the country on Wednesday, September 25, will end his tour on Monday, October 1, 2018, a release has said.While in the country, according to the release, Allen will assess the progress of Rotary International activities and meet with some state actors and relevant United Nations agencies.In the itinerary, District Governor Allen will visit projects implemented by Rotary Clubs to see how they are impacting the livelihoods of the people in the various communities where the Clubs have made interventions.Currently, there are four clubs in Liberia that are working together in getting Rotary International goals to reach both Liberians and foreign residents.The clubs are Rotary Club of Monrovia and of Sinkor in Montserrado County; Harper in Maryland County; and Gbarnga in Bong County. They continue to work with their international partners on many projects.The clubs were actively involved in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Liberia and are working by supporting polio eradication, water and sanitation initiative, basic education and literacy, maternal and child health, economic and community development, peace and conflict prevention.In August this year, the Rotary Clubs in Liberia worked with their counterpart, Rotaplast International, an international medical team in the United States, a sub group of Rotary International, to carry out free medical reconstructive surgeries for more than 60 Liberians who would have otherwise not had the opportunity to have such serious surgeries.Rotary International District 9101 comprises ten countries in West Africa. They are Cape Verde, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau and Cote D’Ivoire. Rotary International is an international service organization which aims to foster the idea of service as a worthy enterprise.Rotarians globally operate under the motto, “Service Above Self,” fostering high ethical standards in business and profession, while encouraging each member to serve society.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Barnhill’s ‘Mr Golf’ elected onto prestigious CGI review group

first_imgBARNHILL’S ‘Mr. GOLF’ ELECTED ONTO PRESTIGIOUS CGI REVIEW GROUP: Congratulations are extended to Letterkenny Golf Club stalwart member and GUI representative Mr. Barry Ramsay who has recently been nominated onto the OGB [One Governing Body] club formation group, a work group who will review the current range of golf club management structures throughout Ireland and propose models of good governence for the future.With the newly agreed amalgamation of the GUI and ILGU, both bodies have been involved in a consultation process to form a single governing body for golf in Ireland and have spoken to all key stakeholders in relation to this aspect of governance. Following feedback from club representatives, they have now set up this wonderful opportunity to shape golf on the island of Ireland so that it will reflect a modern sport leading us into the next century.Barry Ramsay, of Letterkenny Golf Club, has been appointed to this prestigious committee of seven persons. It is a single honour for him and the club, as he has been involved in change management not only in golf but also in his former professional life as a Social Work Manager. Barry has been involved in golf organisation in local, county,provincial and national level since 1980 and has led his own club as Captain and President, the latter being in their centenary year of 2013, as well as being honorary secretary. The responsibilities of this newly-formed body will be to research current club management and structures, finance, membership, courses and greens, health and safety, juniors, competitions,handicapping,marketing and legal aspects etc. of every club. From this, the OGB will propose models of governance and prepare reports for discussion on such club models for the future of golf.Club management and all club members would like to congratulate Barry on his appointment and for once again bringing Letterkenny Golf Club to the fore of golf nationally.The others members of the committee are Donard Mac Clancy, Club Manager Mullingar G.C. [Chair]; Grainne Clancy, Hermitage G.C.; Ger Ennis  Athy G.C.; Pauline Baille, Belvoir Park G.C.; Lesley Williams Woodenbridge G.C. and Nialll Kilgallon, Confederation of GolBarnhill’s ‘Mr Golf’ elected onto prestigious CGI review group was last modified: September 13th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfletterkenny golfSportlast_img read more

Bayer Leverkusen’s Herrlich In Allianza Pressure Cooker

first_imgBayern welcome struggling Leverkusen at the Allianz Arena of Saturday afternoonPressure is mounting on Bayer Leverkusen boss Heiko Herrlich to turn around a wretched start to the 2018/19 campaign.Preseason predictions had pundits lauding his side as one of the outfits best equipped to challenge Bayern Munich’s hegemony that has seen the Bavarians win six successive Bundesliga titles.Only two games into the season, Leverkusen find themselves in the bottom three. An opening day 0-2 setback at Borussia Moenchengladbach was followed by a 1-3 home reverse to Werder Bremen. Wayward finishing and lapses in defensive organisation were hallmarks of Leverkusen’s game in both matches.Herrlich has an opportunity to make early amends when he takes his team to Bayern Munich’s Allianza Arena in the pick of this weekend’s matches. The visitors’ German internationals Jonathan Tah, Kai Havertz and Julian Brandt; all of whom featured for their country in a 2-1 victory over Peru will be keen to do well in Munich.Robert Kovac’s table leaders can count on a cast of German  superstars of his own, including Joshua Kimmich, Jerome Boateng, Leon Goretzka and Thomas Muller, who scored a beauty in a 3-0 victory at Stuttgart. Central defender Matt Hummels and French starlet Kingsley Coman are the only injury doubts.However, Bundesliga action begins on Friday evening with Lucien Favre’s title pretenders, Borussia Dortmund, confronting Frankfurt at the Signal Iduna Park. Dortmund set pulses racing with a 4-1 whitewash of RB Leipzig on match day one, but came up unstuck in a goalless draw at Hanover just before the international break.Other interesting match ups to look forward to will see newcomers Fortuna Düsseldorf welcome Julian Nagelsman’s Hoffenheim, former champions Werder Bremen try to protest a flawless start at home to Nuremberg and Wolfsburg tackle Hertha Berlin.The Bundesliga full fixture list for this weekend:Friday.Borussia Dortmund v Frankfurt @09:30pmSaturday.Bayern Munich v Bayer Leverkusen @04:30pmMainz v AugsburgGladbach v SchalkeRB Leipzig v HanoverDüsseldorf v HoffenheimWolfsburg v Hertha Berlin @07:30pmSunday.Werder Bremen v Nuremberg  04:30pmFreiburg v Stuttgart  07:00pmComments Tags: German Bundesligalast_img read more