|Mr. Dogbegah (R) being sworn into office
The Ho chapter of the world acclaimed charity club, Rotary International have inducted into office new executives to run the affairs of the club for next rotary year, (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015).
The ceremony which took place at the Rotary community centre in Ho last week saw Mr. Rockson Dogbegah, chairman of Berock Ventures Ltd, an indigenous construction company, taking over from Madam Vivian Agbotse as president.
The rest are Mr. Kofi Tenaso Gbedemah, a civil society activist as vice president, Dr. Cyril Fayose, President of the E.P university college, secretary, Mr. Douglas Wagba, a former regional manager of defunct Ghana Telecom, as treasure and Madam Delali Amedume as sergeant-at-hand.
New directors of the club were also announced including Mr. Frederick Duodu Takyi, as the Communication director.
Delivering his inaugural speech, the new president, Mr. Rockson Dogbegah, declared that the Rotary of Ho under his tenure would be ‘lighted up and fired up’.
He said a 5-year strategic plan will be developed to drive the club’s to the next level and called for the sacrifice and dedication of members in that direction.
He pledged to consolidate the vibrancy injected in the club by the outgoing executives and commended their efforts in the rejuvenation and doubling the club’s membership from 14 to 28 members.
He announced that capacity building programmes will be organised for both club members and the community in order to enhance the club’s image and also attract new members.
|L-R,Mr. Gbedemah, Dr, Fayose & Madam Amedume
Mr. Dogbegah disclosed further the club will form strategic partnership with relevant stakeholders including NGOs to support various community based intervention activities, such as polio eradication, disease prevention, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, as well as basic education and literacy.
He also said the new executive will work hard to open a new rotary chapter in Aflao; whiles a website will also be established for the club to enhance effective information dissemination.
The out-going president Madam Vivian Agbotse expressed gratitude to club members, contributors and donors to the rotary foundation for their support during her tenure and call for similar support to the new executives.