On Tuesday 6 September, club members welcomed Jan & Anna Risinger at a special BBQ party held in their honour. Jan,  Salmon Arm's first exchange student, spent a school year in our community in 1972.  Now, 50 years later, he returned to catch up with some members of his host families and to show his wife Anna the community in which he spent "the most wonderful year of his life."
32 Rotarians and spouses attended the BBQ to welcome Jan & Anna to Salmon Arm.  Jan  told us what he had been doing over the last 50 years,   reminisced about his exchange, and remembered host families and others who made his visit memorable.  No one present knew or remembered Jan personally, but he was made to feel very welcome. Jeff presented him with a District 5060 pin and a District Youth Exchange pin as mementoes of his visit.