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  1. 1. New Horizons The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 ! District 9450! ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 2, Issue 30 25th - 31st January 2010 Letter from the Club Building Communities Rotary in Action In From the District Burrundi Peace Choir Rotary Foundation President - Bridging Continents Haiti Governor’s Desk The choir is playing at Thought of the Week Find out what is Announcement of the PDG Dick McCombe Find out what is the OZ Concert this This week’s thought is happening in the club. 2010-11 RI theme. reports on Rotary happening in the Monday 25th January. about PolioPlus. Page 1 Page 1 efforts in the earthquake District. Page 3 Page 4 response. Page 2 Page 2 raise around $500 valuable the Rotary Youth Leadership the opening plenary session Letter From the dollars whilst enjoying Camp (RYLA) later in the of the 2010 International fellowship and a film and I month, however, there have Assembly . Club President seek your support with this. been several deaths in Our sincere appreciation to Wiluna and apparently Klinginsmith said he arrived Dear Fellow Rotarians, you Jan. culturally this involves the at the theme after reviewing whole community for many RI themes of years past. He Donna Bicknell, currently a The RF/International weeks, preventing the youths noticed that only a few spoke member of the RC of Committee is looking at from attending the camp. to non-Rotarians. Kalamunda, has visited us requests brought back by Rtn. for the past two weeks and is Rajah and Jes from the RC of January is Rotary Awareness "As a result, I decided to transferring her membership Madurai, RID 3000, India, for month in the Rotary search for a briefly stated to the RC of Freshwater Bay. books and water filtration Calender. Haiti is a fine theme that would fulfill two She will be welcomed into projects for schools. The RC example of what Rotary can objectives: the first to explain the Club on Thursday of Willetton sends books to do. Let us all continue to Rotary to non-Rotarians, and evening. The following the Philippines and is happy promote the outstanding the second to validate our Thursday, on her return from to let our club have excess work Rotary is doing. work for Rotarians," he said. Melbourne, Wilma McBain books. Jes has spoken to one "The words I have selected to will be inducted. We are of the bookshops at UWA and Yours in Rotary Service, describe Rotary's current delighted to welcome these Rajah has a form to complete mission and to highlight our Di Collins achievements are what we do two ladies into our Rotary to list the project as a Rotary Charter President best: Building Communities family. Aust. World Community Service project. This is useful -- Bridging Continents. " Rtn Jan Stewart has kindly made available from to allow personal 'Building The president-elect described contributions to be used tax how his 50 years of Rotary Lotterywest, 40 tickets to Lotterywest Festival films at deductibly for such things as Communities - experience have contributed transportation of the books. to his focus on communities Somerville Auditorium as a fundraiser for the club. The Rajah and Jes will look after Bridging at home and abroad. For this and the water filtration tickets are $15.00 each and it example, as a Rotary is suggested that one way of for schools will investigated as a possible be Continents' is Foundation Ambassadorial approaching this is to select Scholar, he studied for a year two or three films and project for next Rotary year. 2010-11 RI in South Africa, becoming the members of the club plus The projects Committee first student from his small their friends and family discussed the ‘launch’ of the Theme town of Unionville, Missouri, who’d like to make up a Magnifying Microscope By Donna Polydoros  USA, to study abroad. group join together for a project, which will take place Rotary International News The timing of the theme picnic prior to viewing the early in the new school year. 18 January 2010 announcement, which took film. Another option is for The CDs for the Burundi After taking the stage to the place in the evening, was a any members who’d prefer to Peace Choir should be ready tune of "California, Here I break in tradition from past purchase tickets for for release this coming week Come," RI President-elect assemblies and a reflection of themselves / a group of and Dir. Rob is investigating Ray Klinginsmith announced Klinginsmith's willingness to friends for a film and night one or two possible the 2010-11 RI theme, embrace change. He suitable to them, could do so. vocational visits. It had been Building Communities -- encouraged district The end result is that we hoped we’d have four Bridging Continents, during governors-elect to reexamine have a fundraiser in hand to aboriginals from Wiluna for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S the orthopaedic tools Jamaica and we are now in very effective in providing and supplies necessary the process of shipping the support where the "big guys" for the surgeries that big and heavy stuff from the have not yet been able to get were waiting. Our US through Jamaica via Air to yet, which has avoided Immediate Past Jamaica and onto PaP. We wastage and duplication of Assistant Governor have huge generators, water effort. I plan to go down with Eves Martial received makers, water etc going that a small team in the next short them. way. while to assess where we are with the ground team in Thank you to the BVI Nathan is trying to organize Haiti, but will only do so team. On a side note, for the Southern Command when they feel that is the three Rotary Clubs to meet with us to plan the appropriate and will not of the BVI and their ground distribution to impede what they are doing. Family of Rotary had a remote sites in Haiti. That fund raiser the day will probably work hand in I have been told that the before yesterday and hand with the Shelter Box quake that hit Cayman did raised $180,000 and Camps. More to follow on not do much damage. have pledged to get to that if it happens. We will use Thankfully that is the case. RI President-elect Ray Klinginsmith $200,000. It's a small some of their big helicopters Keep up the great work with addresses district governors-elect at the 2010 Island but what a huge to do lifts out of PaP and the fund raising and supplies International Assembly. Rotary Images/ heart!!!!! Thank You! drop in sites designated and collection through your local Monika Lozinska-Lee distributed by Rotarians as relief efforts throughout the Of the 2 flights from mentioned earlier. district. This will be a very Nassau today one went on to long process and every effort Pignon, and landed on the St. Croix has sent 1200 cases that you have made will grass strip there. It is only 25 of water and additional eventually be put to use on miles further south but saves supplies by Barge and are the ground there when 3 or 4 hours of delivery and intended to land in St. Marc appropriate. Please let me transport on the ground. and transhipped into PaP. I know what you have done Pignon is the home of Caleb am following that and will and if there is any way I can traditional procedures that Lucien's Hosean Ministries advise how that goes. facilitate getting it on the were no longer best practices and DGN Guy Theodore's ground for you. Thank you and to begin new traditions Hospital. In the Rotary We have 2 inbound flights for the support.  where appropriate. fashion Caleb was in Cap from the States that are Haitien clearing the flights in picking up medical supplies I'll keep you posted. He also paid homage to in Vero Beach and then on and his wife Debbie received Rotarians of the past who into Nassau and onto Haiti. PDG Dick McCombe the flight in Pignon. Thanks helped raise Rotary to a place They are staying with us for Debbie. of prominence on the world a week to do additional runs. To monitor Rotarian disaster stage. He urged district Tomorrow we are taking a I think we have relief efforts in Haiti, you can governors-elect to meet the lay day in the air. Caleb has approximately 15 planes at paste this website address for past RI presidents and other loaded up one of his big our service in total right now. District 7020 into your web former officers in attendance school busses and a truck Rotary Rocks! And, Rotary browser: to deepen their connection to and is making a run into PaP. Flies too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! h"p:// Rotary's past. The supplies will be sent to d p r g / d x h o m e / "I love it," says Governor- Rotarian Dr. Claude Surena We are trying to organize the _home.aspx?did=7020   in PaP to allocate where barge and should that have elect Robert Martin, of needed. We will resume completed in the next day or District 5020 (British flights in again tomorrow. so. That will be a run for the From the District Columbia, Canada; Washington, USA). "I'm We have been receiving very heavy stuff. We are cleared into cap Haitien and should Governor’s Desk going to be promoting specific Medical supply lists have the ground trans Dear Fellow Rotarians and Rotary pride in our district that we are continuing to fill. available to get it to PaP. We friends next year, and Building We have sent approximately are going to need to take fuel Communities -- Bridging 50,000 lbs of medical supplies to provide for outer truckers Welcome to the second half Continents is something we so far and most of them as that commodity is very of the Rotary Year. Before last can all be proud of." donated. We used some of low right now. Our club in July we made our plans and the relief funds raised to Carrefour is desperate for goals for the year. It is now Rotary in purchase the exact supplies needed and have them ready some. Unfortunately we can time to review them and put not fly it so we are trying to in place actions to ensure we Action in Haiti to be loaded tonight. PRID Barry has a full size Gym at get some to them from achieve them. By the end of within Haiti. March I hope you will all be the Western Medical Clinic in able to say that you have Dear Fellow Rotarians Nassau. We have received The way forward is played a part in achieving We had two flights today enough to fill it and it sits beginning to be more your club's RI Presidential from Nassau and 1 from about 1/3rd filled today for strategic as we are able to Citation. Tortola into Haiti. The flight those trying to imagine the find out more information on from Tortola had Dr Klas quantity we have moved. what is happening on the Our membership continues Buring and Dr Belkys ground and the international to gradually increase and the As I mentioned we have relief becomes more number of community and Rhymer on board along with spoken to our Rotarians in organized. We have been international projects we 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S have been involved in rises; to ensure they achieve levels of international films in a great Microscopes be asked 10 but our Rotary Foundation attendance required by their picnic environment every simple questions (eg. How do and Polio Plus pledges remain Club. night during our extended you turn it on?) and when well below par. The number of summer. This wonderful completing the questionnaire, disasters faced by the world At RC Freshwater Bay we do program is sponsored by be given a ‘Licence’ to use it.  this year has been large and not have this attendance Lottery West. Donna will devise suitable the latest in Haiti is obligation so we do not need questions and create a devastating. You can follow to use this mechanism. At our Lottery West, through our ‘Licence’ with the Rotary Logo Rotary's involvement at Club we attend because we member Jan Stewart, has prominently displayed on it, along want to enjoy the fellowship of generously donated a along with recognition of with a number of options to fellow Rotarians and to number of tickets for our Watercorp and the Science help. participate in the service members to purchase with Teacher’s Association of WA, through projects. all proceeds going to our the other sponsors in this This month is Rotary charity account. These project. Awareness month and with Given that release from tickets can be purchased   the help of a RI PR grant we obligation I encourage all from Di Collins or Rob have ordered 50 banners to be members to visit other Rotary Rohrlach at any of our Questionnaire flown with the Perth Club's Clubs whenever you travel. I meetings for $15 each. Pre- along the length of St Georges do and it is fascinating. Rotary purchase avoids any queues PE Simone will be send out a and Adelaide Terrace for 4 meetings everywhere have a at the entry to these hugely mini Questionnaire to weeks a year. Our efforts to common theme achieved popular screenings. members to seek feedback as put Rotary's name in lights through different means to an to whether a Wednesday continues to improve and the end. Some clubs do a lot of Details of the films showing meeting would suit more excellent two page spread on singing, some have a big focus can be seen http:// members than the current Sustainable Cambodia was a on networking between Thursday meeting.   A few tribute to those efforts and an members, while others focus lotterywest-festival-films. other areas will also be equally great project. on community and covered eg. preference of each international projects. But Why not do yourself, family person as to which committee On Rotary's birthday a major always rich in business and friends a favour by they would like to work on fundraiser for Polio Plus - contacts. shouting a night at the next Rotary year etc. Paint your Pinkie in Primary movies?   Recently our members enjoyed Schools will occur Australia- wide. I hope your club will be Rotary fellowship in Bali, Rob Rohrlach Members Seeking involved under the India and Dubai. Out New coordination of PDG Paul Burundi Peace Gianatti. Planning a make-up in any Club worldwide is not Members and The NYSF Perth program is in difficult. All Rotary Clubs, Choir Projects full swing and my encounters including ours, has an international directory of Are performing at the Oz To encourage more active with the participants and staff Concert, Gardens in have been eye-opening. Thank meeting times and locations participation from members in for every club in the world. I Government House, both nominating suitable you to all Rotarians involved Monday night 25th January. in this excellent program, find it easier to google “Rotary people for membership and especially Lucy Brooks and the xxx” where ‘xxx’ is the city I Their CD should be also for suggestions for Heirisson Club for their am presently visiting. It is available for release this projects, PRID Ken handed outstanding efforts. amazing how often there is a coming week.    It will give out a sheet with suggestions (a Club nearby filled with credit to the Rotary Clubs in template) of areas to look for RYE students are  on their way interesting people sharing WA who assisted with projects, questions to think and RYLA is set to start. What common business and lifestyle funding to produce the CD. about prior to bringing a great month to look forward interests. suggestions to the club plus a to. Celebrate WA are form for members to provide I encourage all members to considering using the Choir him with names and contacts Regards, soak up this rich privilege. for the Citizen of the Year of people they know Geoff Simpson Awards Dinner in June. (anywhere) who would make District 9450 Governor 2009-10 Rob Rohrlach    good Rotarians.   He will Lottery West Licences for continue to hand these out to Make-ups members at future Meetings. Students for Make-ups are one of the Festival Films Magnifying January Is Rotary special privileges of being a Rotarian. As a Rotarian we are A wonderful night out is a Microscopes Awareness Month always welcome to attend any visit to a one of Perth’s Rotary meeting anywhere in wonderful outdoor picture The Manuals for Teachers, To further the visibility of the world; and I mean, made venues. together with the Magnifying Rotary’s Logo, Donna welcome. Microscopes will each carry The best two venues are at Bicknell, a school Science the Rotary Logo, producing Somerville, in the picturesque Technician, has suggested The Manual of Procedure for excellent visibility for Rotary grounds of the University of that children love to receive Rotary makes a make-up to WA and the Joondalup Pines. a licence.   Donna put seem like an obligation; a They offer a rich tapestry of forward the idea that each mechanism to allow Rotarians child using the Magnifying Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S components of polio supporting the PolioPlus The Rotary eradication activities in our program, Rotarians do the Foundation partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), work of the world with every Polio vaccine administered! the US Centers for Disease Week 30: This week’s Rotary Control and Prevention Foundation Thought about (CDC), and UNICEF. the PolioPlus Program. With Rotary’s community- Rotary launched its PolioPlus based network worldwide, program in 1985 and Rotary is the volunteer arm contributions to the of the global partnership PolioPlus Fund continue to dedicated to eradicating support the most essential polio. By volunteering and Program for January Introduction Date Details Date Name 28th January Rob Rohrlach - Life & Times 28th January Rajah Senathirajah 4th February John Masili - Health issues affecting 4th February Ken Collins the communities of Papua New Guninea Vote of Thanks 11th February Ken Collins - Polio Eradication Date Name 18th February Committee Meetings 28th January Jen Martins 4th February Donna Bicknell Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 28th January Clive Boddy Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 4th February Warren Milner Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 11th February Blaise Johnson Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 18th February Rob Rohrlach Club Administration Director Claremont Email Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone 08 9385 0471 Fax Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary 08 9385 0472 Website Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club Facebook Claire Forsdyke — International Director on the projects your committee is working on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646 event. Toni James — PR & Marketing Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008 Please forward articles and photos to 4 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450