Howard Lake | 2 July 2006 | News Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New President for Rotary International GB and Ireland Coventry businessman Peter L Offer has been inaugurated as President of service organisation Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.Mr Offer will lead 58,000 Rotarians in 1,845 clubs across Great Britain and Ireland who are committed to service in communities at home and abroad.At his inauguration in Coventry on 1 July, the new President announced four new partnerships for the year ahead. He said: “The theme for the year is continuity and co-operation and I am delighted to announce four new partnerships. Advertisement “Firstly, we will be supporting the Institute of Cancer Research to help raise awareness of the many cancers and hopefully save lives by earlier detection. “The second community charity is a partnership with Barnardos which has a broad social support programme for young people. “On the international front we shall be working with The Impact Foundation, which gives medical help and education in many areas including Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Africa. “The second international charity is the Wheelchair Foundation which provides wheelchairs to those in need in Africa and Eastern Europe.The first Rotary Club was founded by Paul Harris in Chicago, USA on 23 February 1905. Rotary now has clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas and a membership of 1.2 million business men and women. 33 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.