National Rally in Stavern, Norway

IIW President Dr Kapila Gupta visited Norway from 31st Aug -3rd September

 

President Dr Kapila was well received at Oslo Airport by PIIWBD Sissel along with her club member Gudi, a very dear IW member, who drove all to the home of Sissel H.Michelson, a lovely place.  The evening was taken up with a Club meeting of IWC Lorenskog, Oslo.  IIW President Dr Kapila gave the Club President her theme Badge & Flag. She further motivated members to add new members to the Club.

On 1st September President Dr Kapila along with PIIWBD Sissel and her club members took the train to Larvik, a train station stop for Stavern—the venue of National Rally.  The President was received at the station by Rally organizer Ingvild - a very enthusiastic member.  All checked in at the Hotel at the Police Academy in Stavern.

The evening entertainment was provided by the Buggy Band of differently able children who performed and all IW members enjoyed it.  Information about local areas of Stavern was also given with a brief history of wars.  All enjoyed their dinner too.

The 2nd day opened with a speech by PDC Ragnhild and a welcome speech by the Mayor.  A City guided tour was also organized for IW members.  The Evening was Gala Dinner with music & drinks.  The 3rd September was the day when all were waiting to listen to IIWP Dr Kapila and her vision for IIW.  She spoke about branding IW, she encouraged members to bring in new members for the growth of IW in Norway.  She encouraged members to register for Melbourne Convention.  She presented her flag to NR Liv and Rally Organiser Ingvild.  Her theme logo badge was also given to many club members. She thanked PIIWBD Sissel for taking so good care of her.

 


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