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

WELL-KNOWN LETTERKENNY BARS FINED FOR NOT HAVING LICENSES

first_imgTwo well-known Letterkenny bars have been fined €1,000 each for not having drinks licenses.The Brewery Bar in Letterkenny.Letterkenny District Court heard how officers from the Customs and Excise Unit called to both the Central Bar and the Brewery Bar, both owned by the Blaney family, on separate dates in September 2013. On both occasions officers bought glasses of whiskey and then asked the barmen if the bar had a proper license.They were told that they could not locate the licenses.Representatives from the Revenue Commissioners office met with directors from the companies which own the bars.They said that Michael Blaney was the managing director but had been ill and the license for the Central Bar had been allowed to lapse.The court was told that the Brewery Bar was operated by Boyle Enterprises but the company had been struck off and could not get a license.The court was told that both licences had been out of date for approximately two years.Judge Paul Kelly fined each bar €1,000.WELL-KNOWN LETTERKENNY BARS FINED FOR NOT HAVING LICENSES was last modified: March 5th, 2015 by StephenShare 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:barsBrewery BarCentral Bardonegalletterkennylast_img read more