The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville Mon 30 July 2012 Issue 4. No. 05 Weekly Bulletin Monday, 30 July 2012 Last Meeting: Program: Claire Thompson - GSE Presentation 23 July 2012 Duty Roster tonight: Program: Members Night Door PP Ray Campbell Minutes Rtn Thomas Cann Apologies: Rotary Grace PP Penny Hill Alan Jones Bob Low Birthdays: Rod Tilden Anniversaries: Haran Ramachandran Penny Hill Toasts: Thomas Cann Loyal Rtn. Bob Low Overseas Club Rtn. Michael Gristci What Am I Up To Now Rtn Bob Low Rotary in Japan Of all the Rotary countries and geographical areas, Japan boasts the third-largest number of Rotarians. RI President Sakuji Tanaka is a member of the Rotary Club of Yashio, Saitama. Find out more about Rotary in Japan.Next Meeting: Maternal health Monday 06 August 2012 In Nigeria, one of every 18 women dies as a result of childbirth.Program Rotarians in Nigeria are looking to Social Media expand a program that has helped Water drips through the clay and reduce maternal deaths by 60 emerges as clean water. The filterWHAT AM I UP TO NOW percent by preventing and treating sits on a five gallon plastic water obstetric fistula. storage bucket with a spigot at the PP Alan Jones bottom for dispensing. The filter can In this Issue process up to three liters pure waterDuty Roster an hour for less than a dollar a Presidents Message Page 2 month.. International Toast Page 3Door Foundation Thought Page 5 PP Graeme Rohan Vocational Service Corner Page 5Minutes Rotary Four-Way Test: PP Penny Hill Rotary Grace: Is it the TRUTH? Is it FAIR to all concerned? “O Lord our giver of all good Will it build GOODWILL and BETTERRotary Grace We thank You for our daily food, May Rotary friends and Rotary ways, FRIENDSHIPS? Rtn. Thomas Cann Help us to serve you all our days”. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Page 2 PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Hello Everyone, From the feedback I received, everyone seemed to agree that last week’s Member’s night was a very successful night. The Paul Harris video was an interesting insight into the early days of Rotary and the old footage was both interesting and ente rtaining. There is no doubt that the highlight of the night was the wine tasting / judging, and Id once more like to thank Michael Griscti was supplying the wine. The event has set a standard that we will be striving to match at each Members night thr oughout the year, so if anyone has any ideas that they would like to suggest for future Members’ nights talk to me or someone from the Board and we will work with them. On Monday we can look forward to an interesting presentation from Claire Thompson (our Club sponsored representative on the outgoing GSE Team) and Mark Wallace (GSE Team Leader). Mark and Claire will be reporting back on their adventures and experiences whilst on the Group Study Exchange in England. Anyone who followed their Facebook page during their trip will know that they have a myriad of highlights to talk about and photos to share. If any of you would like to invite your partners along for the night, they would (as always) be more than welcome and this seems like it may be a presentation that everyone would enjoy. If your partners are planning to attend, would you please let me know (in Alan’s absence) so that we can warn the Tavern to expect higher numbers than usual. Looking forward to seeing you all there. Warm regards, President Bobby Redman Oakhill College 2012 Gala Day Rotary Showcase and Membership Drive On the 21st July, The Rotary Clubs of The Hills - Kellyville, Norwest Sunrise and W inston Hills combined forces to showcase some of the work in which the local Rotary Clubs are involved, at the Oakhill College 2012 Gala Day. The event is held annually and the Rotary Display Stand was one of the many attractions of the day. Although the school reported that numbers were down this year, the Rotaria ns who helped out on the day were extremely satisfied with the level of interest shown by visitors to the Rotary stand. It was a great opportunity to talk about the work of The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 3 Rotary and to attract new Members to Clubs within the District. Congratulations to Bruce Robinson of the Rotary Club of Norwest -Sunrise for making the initial contact and being the driving force behind the event. Weekly Toast - Overseas Club This week we would like to toast the Rotary Club of London – District 1130. The Rotary Club of London, Club No. 50 in Rotary International, is the premier Rotary Club in Britain, being the first to have been chartered outside North America and the club is One Hundred Years young and Counting. The Rotary Club of London The Rotary Club of London, Club No. 50 in Rotary International, is the premier Rotary Club in Britain, being the first to have been chartered outside North America. London is one of four Clubs in Britain and Ireland to be founded in 1911 - the others being Dublin (who actually were the first to convene a meeting but took longer to be chartered), Manchester and Belfast. The current Rotary year (2011-2012) is our centenary year, and therefore also the centenary of Rotary in Europe. The London Club is unique in that it covers the whole of the capital, yet is only one of 70 in District our member Neville Shulman 1130 (Rotary in London), which represents all CBE run with the Olympic Torch Rotary Clubs in the Greater London region. The on Monday 23 July Club maintains close relations with the District, and with other Clubs in the District. Our current Hon. Secretary, Clive Amos, is a past district governor. The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 4 The London Club combines experience with youthful enterprise. Our present No. 1 Member, Albert Kunz, was inducted in 1952, and around 20 new Members are currently joining the Club each year. Our membership includes politicians from all major parties, numerous Ambassadors and High Commissioners, religious leaders from various faiths, and leading figures from the arts, industry, commerce and the professions. The Rotary Club of London is a Member of the R5 Group of European Capital City Clubs alongside The Hague, Brussels, Paris and Luxembourg. The Club plays an active part in supporting the object of Rotary, which is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: 1. the development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; 2. high ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society; 3. the application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life; and 4. the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service. Although the Club draws its membership from the whole of the capital, its constitutional home territory is the City of London and Holborn, and the Club maintains close relations with the worlds of finance and the law. As a Member of the Leonardo Association of European Rotary Clubs which supports rising stars in the worlds of science, arts and crafts, the London Club hosted the 2005 ceremony at the historic Goldsmiths Hall in the City of London when the annual Leonardo da Vinci Prize was awarded to Danish silversmith Sidsel Dorph-Jensen, and held a gala dinner in the Great Hall at Lincoln’s Inn. The London Club is very involved with community projects, including support for Oak Lodge School for profoundly deaf children in Balham; St George’s School in West London; and children’s hospices and hospitals in the region. Because of its international membership and frequent visits by Rotarians from all over the world, the London Club has a particular focus on international charity projects and on promoting international dialogue and understanding. Two events in the Club’s annual fundraising calendar, the Charity Golf Day and the International Gala Dinner, deliver five-figure support for children’s charities in Asia, Africa and elsewhere. Active Club Member Sir Sigmund Sternberg, famed for his unstinting efforts to build bridges between Christianity, Judaism and Islam, was included alongside Sir Winston Churchill and President John F. Kennedy in Rotary International’s Centennial List of 100 noted Paul Winner captures Martin Gudde Rotarians. The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 5 Rotary Foundation Thought for the Week Celebrating our Foundation Through Rotary, with the help of our Foundation, we can take on challenges that no one else has the ability or the inclination or the organizational resources to tackle. We in Rotary share what we have in a way that no one else does — with love, with kindness, and with simple generosity.‖ — 2004-05 RI President Glenn E. Estess Sr. Vocational Service Corner – PP Haran Ramachandran This week we will look at the Rotary Clubs of NSW 2012 Police Officer of the year awards and how we can nominate an officer from our LAC, Castle Hill. I have number of officers who attended my home to render support to my family. I will be looking to nominate an officer and I would encourage that if anyone has an officer or a civilian employee of the Police force that they may wish to nominate for this award to contact me. National Skills Week is on next month, unfortunately it clashes with our club meeting night. If anyone of our members are going to be in the city, then they may wish to register their interest to attend. The Rotary Clubs of NSW 2012 Police Officer of the Year Awards Come and celebrate the 3rd annual Rotary Clubs of NSW Police Officer of the Year Awards to give state-wide community recognition for excellence in Police service to officers and unsworn employees throughout NSW. 2012 brings a very important anniversary for the NSW Police Force. Celebrating 150 years of policing in New South Wales, this year’s Rotary NSW Police Awards promises to be the best ever! You will be entertained by 2GBs Ray Hadley OAM, Australias leading mornings broadcaster, as the Master of Ceremonies for the evening ensuring a lively and entertaining program. Enjoy beverages on arrival whilst admiring the fabulous views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline. Offering delicious food and beverages coupled with an entertaining program, the Rotary Clubs of NSW 2012 Police Officer of the Year Awards is not to be missed! Book your tickets now online: www.sydneyrotary.com/policeawards Ticket price: $95.00 per person $2,000.00 per Corporate Table Friday 2nd November 2012 Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf Nomination Instructions Please read the following instructions and information carefully prior to completing the Nomination Form. 1) Nominations are open to all NSW Police Force employees and should be supported by; • A Local Area Commander or Assistant Commissioner for nominees in Local Area Commands • A Director for nominees in non-Local Area Commands. 2) A command/branch can only nominate one person per category (five in total). The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 6 3) Winners of local Rotary Club Police Officer of the Year Awards automatically qualify for the Field Operations Local Area Command Police Officer of the Year. It is still required that Local Area Commanders submit this nomination form for these people. Additional staff can be nominated in other categories. 4) The person nominating the officer/civilian must enter their details on the ‘Nominator Profile’ page. 5) The ‘reason for nomination’ must be in line with the following; • Maximum of 250 words • Advise the main reason for nomination; Why has this person exceeded, and gone “above and beyond” in the last twelve months? Outline the key achievements/service. These should be outside of the day to day duties of the nominee. 6) For further information, please see print screens of the process on the following pages. Direct any queries to email@example.com. AWARD CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS (Main Award) NSW Rotary Police Officer of the Year The NSW Rotary Police Officer of the Year is decided from the winners of the two main award categories: Field Operations Local Area Command Police Officer of the Year and Specialist Operations / Corporate Services Non Local Area Command Police Officer of the Year. This is the premier award of the night. 1) Field Operations Local Area Command Police Officer of the Year This award is to recognise the outstanding contribution of officers attached to local area commands, which include general duties, criminal investigators and other officers who operate in the local area command environment. 2) Specialist Operations / Corporate Services Non Local Area Command Police Officer of the Year This award is to recognise the outstanding contribution of officers attached to Specialist Operations and Corporate Services commands, which includes technical officers, criminal investigators and other specialist officers who operate in the non local area command environment. Three tips for Membership and Extension Month Twitter chat from Rotaractors about how to recruit new members. Here are three tips they shared: · I always ask people to imagine having friends all over the world and tell them how cool it is to be connected internationally, @JeremyRedding · To attract those hard-to-find people . . . we make sure we promote the fun & social aspects of joining our club, @docorotaract · Get new people involved right away, have a small chat after a meeting to talk about their interests and invite them to your next event, @anget09 The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 7 3) Rotary Community Award This award is to recognise the efforts of NSW Police Force employees, both sworn and unsworn, whose work has been specially identified as providing benefits to the community directly through a program or other initiative. 4) The Rotary Clubs of NSW Volunteer in Policing Volunteer of the Year Award This award is to recognise the outstanding efforts of the NSW Police Force Volunteers in Policing Program. These volunteers assist the Force in their own time and help ensure the community of New South Wales is best served by their police. 5) NSW Rotary Police Employee of the Year This award is to recognise the outstanding contribution of NSW Police Force civilian employees and reflects the crucial supporting role they play in the daily business of policing. It’s On Again!! Rotary Club of Winston Hills Night of Trivial Fun Saturday 11th August 2012 Winston Heights Public School Hall Buckleys Road, Winston Hills 6.30 for 7.00pm Start Tables of 8 $10 per person BYO & Nibbles Tea and Coffee Provided Proceeds to local Disability Services To book a table call 0418273208 The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153
Page 8 Club Members Dan Murphy Roster Name Classification Ray Campbell PP,PHF Education - Secondary Saturday 04 August 2012 Thomas Cann PHF Landscape Supplies Scounts Col Davis Accounting Taxation Russ Evans PP,PHF Finance - Henry Grech PP Legal Practice Saturday 11 August 12 Michael Griscti PHF Lighting Technician Scounts Penny Hill PP, PHF Customer Service Manager Alan Jones PP,PHF Marketing Consultancy Bob Low PHF Electrical Distribution WHAT AM I UP TO NOW Robert Mackey PP,PHF Construction Services Ian Pearce PP,PHF Industrial Consultancy July Bruce Pike Nursery Retail 23rd Alex Traill Suresh Prasad PP Sugar Research 30th Alan Jones Haran Ramachandran PP,PHF Computer Support Bobby Redman Psychology Michael Richardson Honorary Member Greg Rieper PP,PHF Consultancy Graeme Rohan PP,PHF Petroleum Distribution Gordon Scoble PP,PHF Education Primary Jim Sifonios PP,PHF Product Development Keith Stapley PP,PHF Photogrammetry Rod Tilden PP,PHF Window Furnishing Sales Alex Traill PP,PHF Building & Maintenance Wilf Van Emmerik PP,PHF Specialised Transport Allan Walker PP Funeral Direction Our members at the Rouse Hill Glenn Willcox PP Project Estimating Rotary Trivia Night P – President PP - Past President PHF - Paul Harris Fellow Good PictureClub Calendar A guy is sitting at home alone when he hears a knock on the front door. When he opens the door, he encounters two sheriffs deputies, one of whom asks if he is married and, if so, whether the deputy can see a picture of the wife. The guy says "sure " and shows him a picture of his wife. The deputy looks carefully at the picture and then gravely says, "Im sorry sir, but it looks like your wifes been hit by a truck." Note: Apologies must be in to PP Graeme The guy says, "I know, but she has a great Rohan by 12pm on Mondays so numbers personality, is an excellent cook, and lets me can be confirmed for dinner. play golf whenever I want to!" The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville meets Monday Night at the Castle Hill Tavern 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Postal address: P O Box 6502, Baulkham Hills Business Centre 2153