New Horizons
                       The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc.
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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 33" 15th - 21st February 2010 Letter from the Club Change of Meeting Burundi Peace Choir Club Foundation Wiluna Christmas Rotary Foundation President Day Check out the choir’s Progress report on the Party Thought of the Week Find out what is First meeting on the website following the club foundation. See the photos of the This week’s thought is happening in the club. new day will be 17th launch of their album. Page 2 Christmas party. about about the Peace Page 1 March. Page 2 Page 3 & Conflict Studies Page 2 Program. Page 4 Letter From the Club President Dear Fellow Rotarians, Visiting us from the UK last meeting was Bill Hassell’s sister Anne Damon. Anne was with us for our very first Christmas function, the day before the Club was given its Charter. Lovely to have you back with us Anne. Whilst on the Hassell family, we are delighted to have Sue back after her illness, now looking fit again and thank you to Bill for offering to assist Simone with the property box, wines etc. the meeting Ken and I will be in the Philippines. World Understanding and Peace Day, 23rd February, Rotary’s 105th birthday was highlighted early in the Photo L-R: Bill Hassell, Anne Damon, Sue Hassell month with a brief overview on the Rotary Foundation by on Polio Assessment Teams, computer age, slides of a few Exchange Teams which Past Director, Past Trustee for meetings in Asia and of these projects were shown traverse the globe building Ken Collins. Africa with WHO and sorting to give members an idea of good will and understanding out problems in Asia at times the kinds of projects clubs between nations. The Rotary Ken has had a long and deep when Polio spiralled out of and Rotarians fund. Foundation is a mighty tool involvement with the Rotary control. To date he has by which to advance Rotary’s Foundation, commencing as served as a Rotary volunteer Along with the humanitarian major objective which is to a self funded Rotary on 24 occasions, along with arm of the Rotary Foundation bring about world volunteer back in 1983, this we have been involved is its educational arm of understanding and peace. It initially as a medico, then with more than 150 matching Scholarships – is only limited in achieving through the RF assessing grant projects in numerous Ambassadorial, Peace this by the funds it has to projects, as the major expert countries covering all manner Fellows and the short term carry out its magnificent on Polio for the Asia / Pacific of humanitarian projects. Peace Scholars plus the ever work. Ken passed around region, representing Rotary Not yet in the modern popular Group Study Paul Harris Society and Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S Burundi Peace Meeting at Choir Christ Church On Monday, 15th February, a Grammar small ‘launch’ will take place for the Burundi Peace School Choir’s CD. On Tuesday morning Ken Simone has put a small will meet with Deputy website in place for the Choir Principal Roger Bayley and and it is accessible at the Director of Music at Christ Church Grammar to A great project for the club discuss a date and details for by bringing together funds a fundraising concert with for the Choir to produce the Rik Symons. CD, the right person in Max   Kay to project them into the entertainment arena and RYPEN Simone’s expertise in providing them with their Forms from the District website.   Well done to all Committee have come out concerned. seeking young people   between the ages of 14-17 for Club the annual Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment camp which will take place at the Foundation end of May. With invaluable assistance Christ Church Grammar and from Pres Kerry McAuliffe, MLC will be approached by progress is being made with the RCFWB to see if they our Club Foundation.  It will have students interested in Photo: Ken Collins speaks about The Rotary Foundation and PolioPlus be named the Rotary Club of participating whom the Club Freshwater Bay Charity Fund might sponsor.  Cost is $210 Centurian Forms and projects we’d all like to see Incorporated.   To facilitate per student. encouraged members to happen. Please come along approval from the ATO, it   consider making the RF one with fresh ideas and help us was agreed the initial of their ‘Charities’ and to achieve a positive application would be just for District personally supporting the outcome. Australian projects, however, Rotary Foundation as all once approval is given, an President’s contributions are tax Yours in Rotary Service, application will be submitted deductible. Di Collins to broaden it to include Meeting overseas projects.   The Charter President necessary paperwork has Progress is finally being On Tuesday evening Pres. Di made on the Club been sent to the ATO will attend the District Foundation and the however it could take up to President’s meeting and will necessary paperwork has been submitted to the Dept. Change in 28 days for approval to be given.  Names and details of promote the Magnifying Microscope project to other of Commerce Consumer Protection for their March Meeting Day the current S e c r e t a r y, President, Tr e a s u r e r, Club Presidents.   Dir. Rob would like to see the project meeting to extend the President Elect plus three supported by just one or two Charitable Licence for the PRID Ken sent out the members who have agreed to other clubs at this time, RCFB for a further three required notification to all be Trustees of the fund have moving into all schools on a years as our initial licence members last Monday to been provided to Kerry gradual basis. was issued for just one year. change the Club By-laws at McAuliffe.  The solicitors will   our meeting on 18th February.  place the required Simone has set down our The change will be in our meeting day, which will advertisement in the paper English meeting on Thursday 4th and advise members of the March as a ‘Fundraising move from a Thursday to a Wednesday.  Whilst the vote club when this takes place.   Scholarships Brainstorm’. Here is an opportunity for all members will occur at this week’s meeting, the change will not for Normandy to contribute ideas and expertise in this area as it is take place until Wednesday, 17th March as there are Rtn. Warren Milner has time the Club started to look outside speakers already in generously made available at one or more major place until that time. three scholarships for youths activities to bring in the   between the ages of 18-30 in funds to carry out the D. 1640, where our next 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S Group Study Exchange will take place.   He is keen to strengthen the links between Australia and Normandy which began with the World Wars and now is being furthered with this GSE.  Communication has already been established with the District and they are immediately starting to work on promoting the scholarships to clubs in Normandy.  A fine example of the Rotary Foundation’s aims of ‘Building Bridges of Friendship throughout the World’ AND promoting Wo r l d Understanding and Peace.   A great initiative from a former GSE Team member...thank you Warren. Cruise Through Christmas I am planning a cruise over the Christmas and New Year period of 2010-11 and require a person to share a cabin with. The cruise dates are 17th December 2010 to 2nd January 2011 (inclusive), going Sydney- Tasmania- New Zealand- Sydney, sailing with the Holland America Line. With a 44% discount the cost is $2825. If interested, or want further information, please contact me on: Regards Donna  Bicknell Wiluna Christmas Party Just this week Ken received photographs from the Christmas party in Wiluna which was the project where we shopped, wrapped and labelled 166 gifts for their indigenous youth. Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S and Conflict Studies Program Each district can submit as The Rotary – a professional development many candidates for each Foundation program that is strengthening the leaders of program session as they deem qualified. As one today for peace. alumnus recently put it, “The Week 33: Ever wonder how program has been nothing your Rotary club and district Beyond supporting the short of fantastic. I couldn’t can make a positive impact program financially, clubs ask for more.” for peace, right now? and districts can actively recruit qualified applicants Give Peace a fighting chance This week’s Rotary for each bi-annual program by opening the door for Foundation Thought is about session. candidates in your District. how your club and district can support the Rotary Peace Program for February / March Introduction Date Details Date Name 18th February Committee Meetings 25th February Bronwen Tyson 25th February Warren Milner - Life & Times 4th March Fundraising Brainstorm Vote of Thanks 11th March Viviana Boyle - Rotaract Date Name Wednesday 17th March Committee Meetings 25th February Judith Dowson Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 18th February Rob Rohrlach Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 25th February Donna Bicknell Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 4th March Jen Martins Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 11th March Wilma McBain 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
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