GOVERNOR STEVE BARNES
Many of you know
that our District Governor Elect Andy Lohn has been
going through some very serious Medical issues recently. At "his"
request, I'm sharing the following with each of you.
started Chemo treatments as a result of being diagnosed with
Leukemia. After his first series of treatments he was released and
a short time later had what was described as a mini stroke. He was
hospitalized as he could not move his arm, presented with heart
issues, sepsis, his system was shutting down.
hospital visits with him on 12 and 15 May 2021 he stated that he has
started slowly regaining movement of his arm and was moved to a
different section of the hospital for therapy/rehab. DGE Andy
relayed to me that he would not be able to serve as Governor for the
2021-22 Rotary year and realizes he has to focus on recovery and
getting stronger. DGE Andy stated that he definitely wanted to be
able to serve as DG at a later time after recovery at a future
Subject to RI approval:
DGN Ed Presnell
(Rotary Club of Augusta #4189) to move forward and serve as DG for
the 2021-22 Rotary year.
DGND Heather Kellen
(Rotary Club of Perry # 4209) to move forward to serve as DGE
effective 1 July 2021 for the 2022-23 Rotary year.
DGE Andy Lohn (
Rotary Club of Savannah South #4213) to serve as DGN (based on recovery) effective 1 July 2021 for the 2023-24
District Conference Information
District 6920 Speech Contest
winners listed below
As a direct result of "your"
input/requests and based on our Covid-19 world/RI Travel
Restrictions/Guidance, we are going to have a Highly Modified
This will be a series of events starting
1 May 2021 through the end of June 2021. All events will be
recorded for you to enjoy at "your" convenience. Click
here for details.
May 2021 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) event focused on our incredible
young leaders and featured our Preston Johnson Speech Contest
winners with check presentations. We also heard from our dynamic Interactors and Rotaractors and recognized their many Award
Winning projects/initiatives. This
event was completed as planned.
will be sent an Agenda showing the Future
Hybrid events through June. These events will highlight a
special Memorial Service honoring those we've lost this Rotary
Year. The upcoming sessions will cover District
Initiatives/Training/Inspirational Keynote Speakers and Fun
leading up to Awards Presentations and an Introduction Honoring
our Future Governors.
Photos from May 1 Meeting in
Congratulations to the
District 6920 Preston
Johnson Speech Contest
We had excellent speakers
who embraced the theme
Rotary Opens Opportunities
and the 4 Way Test.
Ethan Christmas sponsored by
Kathleen Walsh sponsored by St. Simons
Third place- Juliana
Ponciano sponsored by Waycross
First place- Deacon Hazel
sponsored by Valdosta
Second place- Cooper Hardy sponsored
Third place- Jahniya Clayton sponsored by
First Place- Neveah Lagroon sponsored by Dublin
Second place- Avery Scott sponsored by Macon
Third place- Vaibhav Mishra sponsored by Dublin
From Jan Horadan
District 6920 Speech Contest Chair
Savannah, GA 31406