SHORT HISTORY OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF PAPHOS-APHRODITE
The Rotary club of Paphos Aphrodite was founded in April 1997. Since then working according to the ideals of Rotary International has done several activities towards serving the local & international community. The first and second presidents listed below were secondees from the sister club.
Please see below the list of Past Presidents of our Club since chartered:
President: Xenia Papastylianou
Projects: Supporting Elderly (several modules)
President: Julia Rautenschlein
Projects: Supporting Youth (several modules)
President: Elena Ioannou
Projects: Supporting Children in Need & Special Needs (several modules)
President: Carl-Erland Schroder
Project: Updated internal structure and increased international information
President: Liza Tsadioti
Project: Supporting Local Charities, Euromeeting in Cyprus
President: George Ioakim
Project: Health Equipment to the Cancer research center in Nicosia
President: Elena Lazarou
Project: “Solar System” at “Margaritas Liasides Idrima” in Pafos
President: Michalis Michael
Project: Make a wish and other various smaller projects.
President: Micheal Heap
Project: Uganda Project
President: Neophytos Zavridis
Project: Wishing Well Project – in a Public Place
President: Michalakis Maratheftis
Project: Mini Bus (Ag. Theoskepastis)
President: Vassos Komodromos
Project: Pruchase of 280 wheelchairs with the assistance of wheelchair Foundation for the needs of
the handicapped people of Cyprus.
President: Demetris Loucaides
Project: Donation of financial aid for the support of needs of the society of families with more than four children.
President: Pantelis Evangelou
Project: Donation of 30 bicycles for the children of Rizocarpaso and also sponsoring of medical
house helpers for the benefit of cancer patient support group of Paphos.
President: Christis Hadjimitsis
Project: Donation of a travelling educational package round Greece for the children of the Youth Hostel of Paphos.
President : Simos Tselepos
Project: Donation of furniture and equipment for the “Vera Paisi” foundation which is against drug addiction.
President: Zenonas Chryssostomou
Project: Donation of machinery for gymnastics, logotherapy and physiotherapy for the needs of the Margarita Liassidou foundation.
President: Fantinos Hadjimitsis
Project: Cardiological machinery for the Paphos General Hospital and payment of two crossing lane traffic wardens for the school year for the 2nd elementary school Demetrion.