Rotary in Pleven

The Rotary Club in Pleven was founded on May 14, 1937, with club number - 4273. The fourth out-of-capital one club, after those in Varna (1935), Ruse (1936) and Burgas (April 1937).
Among the Board of Founders are the names of Georgi Bakalov and Dr. Nikola Shumelov, and the club itself initially numbered 22 people. The preserved scarce archives from that time also include the names of the people of Pleven: Nikola Petsev, Dr. Siromahov, Dr. Urmanov, Ivan Popov, Mihail Dikov, Asparuh Georgiev, Yosif Yordanov.
Club sponsor is RC Sofia (founded in May 1933) with those responsible for establishing the club: Prof. Dim. Atanasov, Eng. L. Bozhkov (District Governor of District 86) and St. . Together with RC Gorna Oryahovitsa in 1938 the Pleven club is a sponsor of the Rotary Club in Veliko Tarnovo.
The Rotary Club of Pleven ceased its activities (according to documents from RI - on April 7, 1941) together with the other clubs from district 86 "Bulgaria" falling under the prohibition of the Law for protection of the nation from December 1940. .

The Rotary activity in Pleven was resumed at the beginning of 1993 by Kazakov - PhD, A. Popov , Tz. Ankov, D. Mitcarkin, I. Bochukov - PhD and others. Thanks to their efforts a Rotary Club was founded, which on 2 June 1995 received the Chart of Rotary International with club number 30842.

Members of RC Pleven for the period 1995 - 1999 a. were: Ivan I. Bochukov - PhD (Charter President 1995-96), Prof. Marin St. Ganchev - PhD /passed away 2000/ (President 1996-97), Tzvetan K. Ankov (President 1997/98), Dimitar L. Mitcarkin (President 1998/99), Atanas Rahnev (Secretary 1996/1997), Asen A. Antonov (Sergeant-at-arms 1997/98), Atanas Kolarov, Atanas Krastev, Borislav Kutinski, Valentin A. Ivanov, Veselin V. Bogdanov, Veselin Pavlov, Evgenii Simeonov, Amil Popov, Ivan Arbov, Iskren Iotov (Secretary 1997/1998), Ivan S. Simeonov - PhD Secretary 1995/1996), Kuncho V. Ignatov - PhD, Lubomir Diakovski, Nikola G. Dosev, Nikolai Staikovski, Ognian Krastev - PhD, Petko Velev, Plamen Kinov (Secretary 1998/1999), Svetlin Pavlov, Todor Radulov, Hristo Al. Alexiev, Tzvetan Kolev.

Rotary Club Pleven Centrum was based on RC "Pleven". It was charted on 22 May 2001 to District 2480 with club number 55633. Sponsoring club was Sofia Vitosha,
The members of RC Pleven Centrum at the chartering were as follows: President - Asen A. Antonov, Vice President - Hristo Al. Alexiev, Secretary - Gospodin Il. Peychinski, Treasures - Nikolai N. Savov, Sergeant-at-atms - Dimo I. Deshev and members Valentin A. Ivanov, Veselin V. Bogdanov, Georgi Rusinov, Goran I. Karchovski, Dimitar K. Gospodinov - PhD, Dimitar L. Mitcarkin, Dimitar Iv. Tenev, Emil A. Mitkov, Ivan I. Bochukov - PhD, Ivan S. Simeonov - PhD, Ilia P. Petrov, Kuncho V. Ignatov - PhD, Lubomir Diakovski, Lusien I. Kovachev, Margarit I. Klaturov, Milcho Z. Iliev, Mihail D. Mihailov, Nikola G. Dosev, Ognian Hr. Boiadjiev, Ognian V. Krusstev - PhD, Ognian A. Lambiev, Petar M. Michev, Plamen At. Marinov, Stefan M. Nenkov, Hristo D. Kalenov, Hristo I. Ninov, Hristomir C. Hristov, Chavdar B. Balabanov - PhD, Tsvetan K. Ankov.

Sanctification of the Rotary Club Pleven Centrum flag (December 10, 2001).

 

President and Secretary

Rotary Club Pleven
1995/1996

President - Ivan Bochukov, Ph.D.
Secretary Ivan Simeonov, Ph.D.
1996/1997
President - prof. Marin Gantchev, Ph.D.
Secretary Atanas Rahnev
1997/1998
President - Tzvetan Ankov
Secretary Iskren Yotov
1998/1999
President - Dimitar Mitcarkin
Secretary Plamen Kinov

Previous Rotary Club Pleven Centrum
1999/2001

President - Assen Antonov
Secretary Ognian Krastev, Ph.D.

Rotary Club Pleven Centrum
2001/2002


President - Assen Antonov
Secretary - Gospodin Peytchinski

2002/2003


President - Dimitar Tenev
Secretary Gospodin Peytchinski

2003/2004


President - Dimitar Gospodinov, Ph.D.
Secretary - Hrist Ytv

2004/2005

President - Nin itev
Secretary - mil Mitkov

2005/2006


President - Georgi Russinov
Secretary - Nikolai Savov

2006/2007


President - Hristo Kalenov
Secretary - Plamen Pacev

2007/2008


President - Chavdar Balabanov, Ph.D.
Secretary
- Maxim Batchvarov


2008/2009


President - Ilka Ilieva
Secretary
- Mihail Mihailov

2009/2010

President - Emil Mitkov
Secretary
- Vencislav Dilkov

2010/2011

President - Emil Abrashev
Secretary
- Genadi Todorov

2011/2012

President - Iskra Ganeva
Secretary
- Kalin Hristov

2012/2013

President - Plamen Marinov
Secretary - Simeon Petranov

2013/2014

President - Boyko Stamenov
Secretary - Iskra Ganeva

2014/2015

President - Mihail Mihailov
Secretary - Robert Halvadjiyan

2015/2016

President - Kalin Hristov
Secretary - Plamen Patsev

2016/2017

President - Iliyan Yonchev
Secretary - Mariyana Getova

2017/2018

President - Hristo Ninov
Secretary - Ventsislav Dilkov

2018/2019

President - Plamen Patsev
Secretary - Kalin Hristov

2019/2020

President - Krasimir Bratanov
Secretary - Mariyana Getova

2020/2021

President - Nikolay Sawov
Secretary - Nikolay Momchilov

2021/2022

President - Nikolay Momchilov
Secretary - Irena Nikolova

2022/2023

President - Irena Nikolova
Secretary - Nikolay Yakov