New President takes over

All Thanet Rotary Clubs were represented at the handover meeting of the Ramsgate Club when Graham Larcombe took over the presidency from Julie Miller. Also present was a group from the Club’s twin of Boulogne-Sur Mer, led by President Denys Fabritius. in a speech outlining plans for the coming year, Graham Larcombe said it has been decided that a special arrangement would be made with the recently opened holiday home for young cancer sufferers and their relatives. The aim, agreed by the next three Presidents, is to provide £3,000 for the YouCan Youth Cancer Support group. In addition the club will have at least one charity speaker each month with donations to each being made at the end of the Rotary Year, Mr Larcombe, a member of Rotary since 1979, has been a member of Ramsgate club for the past five years and said he looked forward to a busy year with many events being run in conjunction with the Inner Wheel. He also looked forward to activities with Boulogne. He paid tribute to the work done by President Julie, and the officers, especially Secretary David Blackwell, and looked forward to having close connections with the other Thanet clubs.