The most awaited Annual General Meeting of the Rotaract Club of SLIIT for the year 2017-18 was successfully conducted on the 18th of July 2017, from 12.30 p.m. onwards at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. Year’s end is a new beginning and a change of guard. It is the time to set new goals for the club and time to take the club to greater heights.
The meeting was called to order by the outgoing President Rtr. Kavinda Bandulasena and was followed by the Rotaract Invocation, Flag Salutation, Four-way test and the Rotaract song.
The meeting commenced with the speech of our very own outgoing President Rtr. Kavinda Bandulasena. In his speech he thanked everyone including his Board of Directors and club members for being with him, and helping him to achieve his goals during the year. He mentioned club’s achievements in the past year and highlighted that 33 projects in total were completed throughout the year 2016-17. He thanked everyone who contributed towards making those projects a success and for making the past term one of the most successful years. Then he introduced the incoming president Rtr. Vinura Ganegoda.
Next the outgoing president Rtr. Kavinda Bandulasena collared Rtr. Vinura Ganegoda and officially handed over the duties and responsibilities of the Rotaract Club of SLIIT. Rtr. Vinura Ganegoda introduced himself and thanked the outgoing president and all the individuals who had supported him to come to a position like this. Then, he introduced the newly appointed board for the year 2017-18 to the fellow Rotaract members. Furthermore he highlighted the fact that the members are the backbone of the club and requested all the members to support him and told them to get the best out of Rotaract.
A creative video clip which included cherished moments and memorable photographs from many projects carried out during the past year was then played.
Then the secretary for the year 2017-18 Rtr. Sandali Thiranagama addressed the gathering. She expressed her heartiest gratitude to the outgoing president Rtr. Kavinda Bandulasena and his board to the immense service done for the Rotaract Club of SLIIT during the year 2016-17. She also stated about some of the upcoming projects.
Finally, Rtr. Vinura Ganegoda terminated the Annual General Meeting of the Rotaract Club of SLIIT for fellowship.
It is the time to break new ground and make a difference in our lives as well as our communities.
Rtr. Dilini De Silva