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CJ inducted into Rotary

Randy Bennett

CJ inducted into Rotary

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Barbados’ newest Chief Justice became the Rotary Club of Barbados’ newest inductee during its Charter Night at the Accra Beach hotel last night.
Before an audience which included prominent figures such as Publisher of the Nation Publishing Co. Limited, Vivian-Anne Gittens, her husband, Ron Gittens, Director of Public Prosecutions, Charles Leacock, and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Life Inc., Dr. Patricia Downes-Grant, Chief Justice Marston Gibson was inducted into the Rotary Club of Barbados South.
In doing so, he added to the list of CJ’s who have become Rotarians. Former Chief Justice, Sir Denys Williams, is a honorary member after being inducted in 1987.
In accepting his official Rotary pin from President of the Rotary Club of Barbados South, Irving Burrowes, Gibson said it was indeed an honour to be joining such a well respected and prestigious club.
The event also marked the club’s 26th anniversary, as well as the 1st anniversary of the Rotaract club, which serves as the junior arm of the club.
During the night’s proceedings,which featured speeches from several Rotarians, Past President of the club, Latchman Kissoon urged persons to see Rotary as an organization which prided itself in giving back to the community.
“Rotary is a place where honour dwells and service excels. Service is not only giving out hampers and scholarships, but it also involves simple things such as providing a simple smile or shaking hands.”