Rotary’s Mid-South Officer Training Seminar Attendees

Published 10:05 am Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Danville Rotary’s president and president-elect attended Rotary International’s Mid-South T President Elect Training Seminar (PETS) at the Chattanooga Convention Center on March 23-25. The seminar is designed to provide essential skills and current information to incoming club presidents, incoming assistant governors and governor nominees in order to prepare them to have an effective and successful year. Attendants hear addresses by top Rotary leaders and motivational speakers, and participate in small group discussion sessions on a variety of topics lead by knowledgeable and experienced discussion leaders. Over 450 Rotarians participated in the Chattanooga event.

From left, John Russel, H.S. Risely and Allan Crain.

President Allan Crain and President-Elect John Russell were Danville’s attendants. On his return, John indicated that he wants to emphasize giving to the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation conducts service projects that changes lives around the world. During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. He is asking local Rotarians to give $100 on their birthday as this year is the 100th anniversary of RI Foundation.  

Outgoing Danville President Allan Crain, will be the incoming assistant district governor for the western half of Kentucky. Allan brought back several information packages addressing the district club’s giving, Presidential Citation Dashboard, and strategic planning. He also praised Rotary International’s President-Elect, H.S. Riseley who announced his presidential theme, Rotary: Making a Difference.