Gary Loss Becomes Davenport Rotary’s 102nd President PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rick Best   
Monday, 22 July 2013 08:22
On Monday, July 15, 2013, The Rotary Club of Davenport installed its 102nd President with President Gary Loss taking the oath of office from outgoing President Cheryl Goodwin (see attached photo). Fresh from the Rotary International Convention held in Lisbon, Portugal, President Loss summarized his convention experiences as well as presented his goals for the upcoming 2013‐2014 fiscal year. Gary also took the opportunity to introduce the board of directors, officers and committee chairs who will be working alongside him during his Presidency.
Other officers inducted at the meeting were: Paul Johnson, President-elect; Betsy Pratt, Vice-President; Steve Gray, Secretary; Bob Sharp, Treasurer; Brian Wright, Sergeant-at-Arms; Cheryl Goodwin, Past President.
Also elected to the board were Gene Meeker, Rick Best, Mark Zimmerman, Eloise Graham, Bob Morrison and Rob Scott.
Throughout the year, President Loss will continue to build on the momentum of his predecessors, primarily striving to increase the vitality of Davenport Rotary through membership engagement, increased meeting attendance, additional networking opportunities, and increased visibility of Rotary.
Led by Rotary International President, Ron Burton from Norman, OK, “Engage Rotary Change Lives” is the guiding theme for the 2013‐3014 Rotary International year. President Loss is challenging each member to engage and help change lives.
Rotary offers wonderful opportunities to serve our fellow human beings in our vocations, community, country and world. The club currently has 17 active committees, including scholarships, local community service, and world community service.
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