ROTARY CLUB OF POHNPEI
TURN OVER TO GOVERNOR EHSA SOME GOODS- PEILAPALAP (POHNPEI STATE PUBLIC
AFFAIRS – JANUARY 12, 2011)
(Office of the Governor: Kolonia, Pohnpei, FSM) On January 11, 2011, Mr. John
Shroer, the Executive Director of MAHI International acting on behalf of all
members of Pohnpei Rotary Club turn over to Governor John Ehsa First Aids Kit
boxes for all elementary schools.
Club is here for 20 years now and we are very happy and excited about
addressing certain needs of the good people of Pohnpei,” according to Mr.
Shroer. He went on to say that what we are doing today is the Rotary Club’s
response to a request from the Director of Education for each school to have
one First Aids Kit. These boxes were donated by the Rotary Club of
Bakersfield, California. “Our Club is working hard to uphold the Rotary Club’s
theme of this year- bridging continents in building communities,” said Shroer.
Members of the Rotary Club of Pohnpei want to disseminate the Kits to schools
for an opportunity to meet with the students and teachers.
receiving the First Aids Kits, Governor Ehsa thanked God Almighty who makes
all good things happen. “We thank Rotary Club and its good members for helping
us improve the good health and education of our children who will be our
future leaders,” Governor Ehsa said. Governor Ehsa went on to say, “We are
very thankful for your humanitarian assistance and kind hearts because the
needs for many good things are there, but our responses and resources are not
there, and for this particular need, you helped us fill in our response.
Governor also thanked Rotary Club’s donation of drinking water to the outer
islands which experiencing shortage of clean drinking sources. “We will not
stop but continue to convey our many thanks to people like you and your kind
organization and its sisters around the world,” said Governor.
Director of Education and his staffs were present. Two Certificates of
Appreciations were prepared and will be presented during luncheon that will be
coordinated by the Public Affairs Officer and the Protocol Officer. One will
be presented to Rotary Club of Pohnpei and one for the MAHI International.
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For further information, contact Mr. Heinrick Stevenson at telephone /fax
nos. (691)320-8686 fax (691)320-2505 or email: Nahnpei@yahoo.com
SWORN-IN NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR POHNPEI PUBLIC BROADCASTING
CORPORATION-PEILAPALAP(POHNPEI STATE INFORMATION SERVICES-JANUARY
of the Governor: Kolonia, Pohnpei, FM) Governor Ehsa, on January 12, 2011,
sworn- in Mrs. Lynn Naruhn and Kester James as new members of the Board of
Directors of Pohnpei Public Broadcasting Corporation (PPBC) which for long
time operating under directors whose terms are expired by law but could serve
until successors come on board. There is now quorum to transact business of
the corporation. Presents during the sworn-in are the Speaker of the Pohnpei
Legislature, Special Assistant to Governor, Commissioner of PPBC, some cabinet
officers, some current board of directors, PPBC staffs and family members of
the new directors.
Governor thanked the nominees for their willingness and good decision to help
improve Pohnpei Public Broadcasting Corporation. Yours is a decision to be
commended because your ambition to improve PPBC even when you know well that
you will receive no salary while serving on the board, said Governor.
Governor went on to say, Pohnpei Public Broadcasting Corporation or Radio
V6AH continue to maintain peace and security of Pohnpei, we cannot disengage
ourselves from it. We do not have military and PPBC is the substitute because
we can warn the listeners of dangers. Governor thanked Speaker Pelep and his
colleagues in the 7TH Pohnpei Legislature for rendering their
advice and consent to his nominees.
Pelep who was also gave brief remark, thank Governor and GM of Pohnpei Public
Broadcasting Corporation for inviting him to this swear-in ceremony. According
to Speaker Pelep, their process of confirmation involved many people which
often make approval process too difficult. Regardless of this obstacle, your
nominations received advice and consent because of our belief that you are the
right persons for the job. Speaker Pelep went on and advise the nominees to
remember that their very purpose is to first serve the well being of the
general public and other priorities come second. Honesty and hard working is
very important and collaboration of management.
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For further information contact Heinrick Stevenson at telephone/fax nos.
(691)320-8686 fax (691)320-2505 or email: Nahnpei@yahoo.com