Second Annual General Meeting of the Rotary Alumni Association of Greater New England!

WHO: All Friends and members of RAAGNE. Rotaractors and Rotarians are highly welcome!

WHEN: May 1st, 2015; 4 PM – 7 PM

WHERE: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel (50 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA, 01923)


May 1st, Friday

4:00 PM                      Registration

4:15 – 4:35 PM         Welcome and introduction of RAAGNE – Christopher Uschnig (President)

4:35 – 5:10 PM         Icebreaker activity with AGM attendees

5:15 – 5:40 PM

Speaker session 1: Gani Abazi, MD MPH (Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar alumni 2001)

Dr. Gani Abazi Portrait Photo for Rotary

 “Making a Difference in Kosova: Rotary Projects in Health Care and Medical Education”

Gani will talk about how Rotary started in Kosova, how he became the first Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from Kosovo, and started the first Rotary projects for his country (Gift of Life Kosova program).

5:40 – 6:00 PM        

RAAGNE’s Scholarship for 2016 and Razia’s Ray of Hope Project introduction

6:00 – 6.30 PM

Speaker session 2: Patti Quigley, Executive Director, Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation        

Patti - Photo

 Patti Quigley will discuss the ongoing journey of building schools in Afghanistan, including the importance of education, the obstacles to success, the long road forward, and ultimately, the impact that educating girls has on the community.

6:30 – 7:00 PM         Moderated discussion: about the future of RAAGNE and involvement of our members

 7:00 – 7:10 PM Concluding remarks

 7:10 PM – open end Dinner and drinks

(voucher for 1 drink will be provided with the AGM ticket)

                                      Location TBD

 May 2nd, Saturday

 10:00 AM – TBD PM                Local Service project with Boston Rotaract Club

                                      Location TBD

Registration costs just $12. Please purchase a ticket to register!

There will be opportunities for networking, socializing, and service.

Can’t make it to Danvers? No Problem! Join us at our AGM through the web conference option for $3!

The meeting is being held in conjunction with the Rotary District 7930.

Link to flyer: RAAGNE AGM 2015