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1 1 Rotary International Group Friendship Exchange September 2011 District 1010District 7820

2 2 Where the 1010 Team came from Methlick Banchory St Andrews Blairgowrie Westhill

3 3 The Rotary Friendship Exchange program gives Rotarians and their families the opportunity to host and visit Rotarians around the world. In addition to experiencing other cultures and making lasting friendships, an exchange provides a strong foundation for carrying out other international activities and service projects The primary goal of a Friendship Exchange is to build greater international understanding and goodwill among Rotarians and their families. In addition, exchange participants can: - Learn how their vocations are practiced in other parts of the world - Observe new customs and cultures - Promote an appreciation of cultural diversity worldwide The Purpose of the Rotary Friendship Exchange

4 4 Where we visited

5 5 Clubs we visited DateAreaClubPresidentPresentation 5thPrince Edward Island Charlottetown RoyaltyLouis + DG Bob 6thCape BretonPort HawkesburyPatrickyes New WaterfordJo 8thNorth SydneyJohnYes 10thNova ScotiaDartmouthPE GordYes 12thYarmouthJenniferYes 16thAnnapolis ValleyMud CreekNeil 17thKentvilleKaren + DGE Greg yes 18thNew Minas SunriseYes WolfvilleJim

6 6 Prince Edward island We were met at the airport Our 1 st Lobster feast – wow! The hotel where Wills and Kate visited during their recent visit Sunflowers always face East

7 7 Outside the House of “Anne of Green Gables” Gifts to our hosts Confederation Bridge – Miles long Government House

8 8 Cape Breton Large lobster President Patrick sings for us at RC of Hawkesbury Fish and Chips party Fortress Louisbourg

9 9 Cape Breton On the site of the 1 st lighthouse built in 1734 Presentation to Mayor John Morgan The big Ceilidh fiddle A Ceilidh in the evening

10 10 Cape Breton Highland Folk Village Alexander Graham Bell (with his wife Mabel) Rollies Warf Kitchen party The Hector

11 11 Halifax Pier 21 – Immigration into Canada Hilary with Winston Churchill Local Councillor visited Titanic – rescue and graveyard

12 12 Halifax Peggy’s Cove Talk about the Sinclair family Halifax Citadel

13 13 A stretch limo takes us to Yarmouth Bill Newell briefs the group The launching of the “Hilary” Model railway at the home of our host Yarmouth

14 14 Yarmouth Preparing oysters Big yellow chair at the Cape Forchu lighthouse “Widow’s walk” Traditional patchwork quilt

15 Yarmouth Acadian Village Cake at the party Singing at the Acadian party Largest wooden church in North America

16 16 Yarmouth Port Royal Preparing to move to Annapolis Valley The RC of Yarmouth created a garden A shave horse

17 17 Annapolis Valley At the vineyardAnother brilliant party Grand Pre Landing Our lunch stop for chowder

18 18 Annapolis Valley Exchanging banners Halls harbour - 40ft tides A Concrete House Visiting an apple farm

19 19 The vineyard for lunch Annapolis Valley The view from the cottage Saying farewell to our final hosts Ready for home

20 20 Thank you for your attention and your kind hospitality. Be assured of Ceud Mile Failte do Alba (100,000 welcomes to Scotland) Rotary District 1010


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