Chris Johnson to become District Governor 2016-17

I am happy to report that the District 7980 Nominating Committee has nominated Christopher “Chris” Johnson of the Fairfield Rotary Club to be District Governor in 2016-17. The nomination challenge period expired at 11:59pm on 3-2-2014 and not a single objection was made; thus confirming this nomination. Christopher “Chris” Johnson joined the LoDo Club in Denver,…Read More→

Paul Mangels to become District Governor in 2017-18

The District 7980 Nominating Committee has nominated Paul Mangels of the Milford Rotary Club to be District Governor in 2017-18. The nomination challenge period has expired and not a single objection was made; thus confirming Paul’s nomination. Paul has been a member of the Rotary Club of Milford since 1998, serving as President in 2006-2007. He served as Assistant…Read More→

The Rotary Leadership Wheel keeps on Turning

Rotary International is the ultimate example of how tight term limits can and do work. The vast majority of Rotary leaders, which are unpaid volunteers from all over the world, serve just 1 year at the helm and then hand over the leadership reigns  to their successor. Every July 1st all of the top leadership at all significant levels…Read More→

Time to Ring the Bell – Thanks for a great year!!

At the stroke of midnight tonight the Rotary District and Club leadership all over the world change over. It’s out with the old and in with the new in grand style. Approximately 534 Rotary Districts will get new District Governors and 34,000+ Rotary Clubs will get new Presidents. We have the ultimate in term limits; 1…Read More→

District 7980 Conference & Assembly draws 455 Attendees over 3 days

Our District Conference / Assembly wrapped up this past Sunday at the Mystic Marriott in Groton. 455 attendees participated in our combined event from May 2nd – 4th  that included a community service project, a Paul Harris Luncheon, A Beatles Tribute Night, informative Plenary Sessions, A District Training Assembly, many well deserved awards and recognitions, a Kentucky Derby race with…Read More→