Rotary Waterloo Celebrates New President at Food Sorting Event 

WATERLOO, July 1, 2022 – Rotary Waterloo celebrated its annual Presidents Night with a hands-on food packing event at the Foodbank of Waterloo Region, along with its annual leadership transition meeting. Carol Parsons is the new Rotary Waterloo President for 2022/23, taking over from Past President Kelly Steiss.

2021-2022 President Kelly Steiss awarding Rotaries Presidential Pin to Incoming President Carol Parsons
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“Being able to work and volunteer alongside others who want to serve the community has been the highlight of being a Rotarian”, said Kelly Steiss. “As the 2021/22 Waterloo Rotary Club President, I was proud to see us extend our reach in the community by helping at Habitat for Humanity, Strong Start and stepping up to support Ukrainians coming to Waterloo Region. There truly is a place for you in Rotary Waterloo.”
“I’m truly excited about serving our Club as President for the 2022/2023 Rotary year”, said Carol Parsons.  “The theme this year is Imagine Rotary – imagine a Rotary club where all members feel like they really belong, a Rotary club that celebrates diversity, and finally, a Rotary club where all the members contribute – these are the things I see for the Rotary Club of Waterloo. We are many of these things already, and we will build on our strengths as a club to achieve an even greater sense of belonging, of valuing diversity and of being inclusive to all.”
In other leadership news Rotary Waterloo Past President Brenda Halloran was officially pinned as District Governor Elect for Rotary’s District 7080.
On July 1, 2022 Jennifer Jones of Windsor, Ontario became the first woman President of Rotary International.
Rotary Waterloo congratulates these strong leaders as they assume their new roles.
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