D222 celebrates their first Inner Wheel Day

Posted by | Feb 13, 2022 |

District 222 celebrates their first Inner Wheel Day

Inner Wheel District 222, chartered on 1st July 2021, celebrated Inner Wheel’s 98 years of service and friendship around the world with a joyful dinner on 20 January 2022 at the Colony Hotel in Girne. Attending the event were the Executive Committees of the District and 9 clubs together with the charter members from the oldest to the youngest.

To start the event, all the members present read an oath together hand-in-hand, and saying the objectives of Inner Wheel, that is, to promote true friendship, encourage the ideals of personal friendship and foster international understanding.

In the opening speech of the first District Chairman, Mrs Işın Ramadan Cemil, she welcomed everybody and acknowledged all the past and current members. They included Mrs Emine Gören who is one of the charter members of the Inner Wheel Club of Lefkosa Sarayonu. Both the Inner Wheel Clubs of Lefkosa Sarayonu and Girne are the oldest clubs in the District.

DC Işın also mentioned the formation of four new clubs with praise. One of them is the Inner Wheel Club of Next Generation Bellapais formed by young members.

Mrs Gören was invited to express her feelings about the formation of District 222. It was very sentimental listening to the efforts and patience of the members going through a journey of 22 years.

The atmosphere was friendly and everybody enjoyed the dinner and danced to the live music. The occasion ended with everyone singing the Inner Wheel Song. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, it was an unforgettable night.

Eser Ozyalcin