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 43! 26th April - 2nd May 2010
Letter from the Club Manna Industries Inbound GSE Vocational Service From the District Rotary Foundation
President Summary of the work This week the Inbound Several vocational visits Governor’s Desk Thought of the Week
Find out what is done by Manna during GSE team will be are planned for the next Find out what is This week’s thought is
happening around the 2009. presenting at the club. month or so. happening in the about Changing and
club. Page 2 Come along and Page 2 District. Saving Lives.
Page 1 support this valuable Page 3 Page 4
What a wonderful facility it is Maddington Primary School. organised at 6.00pm on 19th
Letter From the for the children and yet Thank you Elizabeth and May to the project at
another fantastic project Graeme. The melamine Maddington Primary School
Club President brought to fruition by the RC tableware donated by Roger in place of our meeting at
of Freshwater Bay, through a and Celine Maston, as the Bethesda Hospital. Please
Dear Fellow Rotarians, Rotary Foundation Matching club’s very ﬁrst project, was put this date in your diary,
Grant (MG No. 71897) used at the opening last bring your partner, take a
Elizabeth Bain and Bill supported by the RC of Wednesday, along with the look at and feel proud of
Hassell joined Ken and me at Arden Arcade, D. 5189, urn which came from Roh what we have brought to
the Ofﬁcial opening of California. Siriwardena and Bethesda fruition to assist these and
Manna Industries ‘Kids in the Hospital. future youth in the
Kitchen’ facility at Elizabeth Bain has Maddington and
Maddington Primary School generously offered for Instead of our monthly surrounding areas. Craig
last Wednesday, 21st April. Embroidme to make Committee meeting in May, a Anderson, the Principal will
uniforms for the Team at vocational visit has been join us on the 19th, as will
Bev and John Lowe, the
couple whose brainchild
Manna Industries is.
Ken felt as if he’d gone back
in time as the Principal Craig,
Mayor of Gosnells and
several others in attendance
had all been long time
patients during his years as a
GP in Thornlie.
As we cast our minds back
over the short 17 months of
the Club the signiﬁcance of
the Rotary Foundation and
its beneﬁts are profound. We
have our applicant Kylie
West as a member of the
outbound GSE Team to D.
1640 in Normandy, a
fabulous facility for
disadvantaged youth in the
disused canteen at
Maddington Primary School,
along with funding for
incubators and resuscitators
for the Children’s Hospital in
Lagos, Nigeria, which Ken
‘Kids in the Kitchen’
Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
N E W H O R I Z O N S
Rotary Youth Driver
Awareness project. This
looks like being 23rd June.
For the incoming Board for
2010-11 will be at the Mt
Lawley High School on
Sunday, 2nd May from 8.30am
Would all members please
give consideration to
inviting, friends, neighbours,
colleagues or family along to
the club whom you consider
would make good Rotarians.
The more active members we
have in the club the less load
there is on the few who have
been carrying the brunt of
The completed kitchen
the work load. Also, the
and I visited two years ago. Please remember we have - 330 full winter uniforms to more active we can be both
Plus of course we are the Inbound GSE Team from school kids in the local and international
progressing with the Uni Normandy’s presentation communities.
Focus GSE Team between next week, followed by Prof. This work relied solely on
Wiluna and Fiji which will be Ralph Martins, the Aust. of charitable contributions such
totally funded by the RF. All the Year for WA, on 5th May, as those from the Rotary Vocational
considered, we have received a group dinner meeting on Club.
exceptional value from the 12th May with Past RI Service
Rotary Foundation, which is President Glen Kinross, By Rob Rohrlach
our Foundation for Peace. followed by the visit to Inbound GSE
Your personal ﬁnancial Manna Industries on 19th Rotary International fosters
support of the Rotary May. We need a committed A great team from D 1640 in four avenues of service:-
Foundation is encouraged so effort from ALL members for Normandy will do their • Club Service
that this and all the ALL of these events so please presentation at our meeting • Vocational
magniﬁcent work of the treat them as number one next Thursday. We will have • Community
Rotary Foundation can priority and bring along your the Hon. French Consul • International
continue. partner and friends. Michael Wood with us along
with a few members of the As a Club focussed on
WA Chief Scientist Lyn Yours in Rotary Service, Rotary Club of Cambridge service and projects, the
Beazley was outstanding as and Matilda Bay. Rotary Club of Freshwater
always as a speaker at the Di Collins Bay endeavours to cover
District Conference last Charter President each of those four avenues.
Saturday. She was in the RYPEN
midst of promoting our The recognition of the
Magnifying Microscope Manna Christ Church Grammar worthiness to society of all
project when she was cut School have a student for us useful occupations, not just
short, however, those present Industries to sponsor for the Rotary one ‘s own or those pursued
heard from her the value of it Youth Program of by Rotarians.
and hopefully more clubs During 2009 Manna Enrichment camp which will
will roll the project out to Industries supplied the be held in May. Key to our understanding of
schools in their area. community with the other vocations we are
following: encouraged to leave our
The long awaited Ofﬁcial RYDA normal meeting room and
Launch of the CD for the - 53,220 meals served to the visit other work places.
Burundi Peace Choir and homeless in the city Clive Boddy will be home When this can be combined
Band project has been set. - 10,400 breakfasts to hungry from his travels this week with our community and
Details are in the body of the school kids and with help from Bronwen international projects, we
Bulletin. - 5,000 food parcels to needy Tyson (more volunteers achieve a double beneﬁt.
families needed) will work with
Newman College on the
2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
N E W H O R I Z O N S
Over the next three months we follow. Linney’s put on a very
will be taking at least three professional event with drinks,
vocational visits. nibbles, a door prize as well as
an insight into their world of
The ﬁrst of these is to support pearls, gold and diamonds.
the work of ASeTTS.
Professionals in this If you would like to invite the
organisation provide services Club to your work place,
to people who are please contact me.
humanitarian entrants or are
from a refugee type
background and who have District
experienced torture or trauma
in their country of origin, Conference -
during their ﬂight to Australia,
or while in detention. Their What a
work in helping the Burundi
Peace Choir help their Wonderful of our Districts second metro, wheatbelt and
members settle in Perth has
largest club. Kimberley ones to follow.
inspired many of us. Success
Well done to the 30 Rotary Margaret and I are travelling
We have been invited to the
Dear Fellow Rotarians and Clubs, 3 Rotaract Clubs and to the RI Convention in
Choir’s release of their ﬁrst
Friends, our Mt Lawley Interact Montreal in June, I hope to see
CD, one of our community
Club on achieving a RI some of you there.
service projects this year.
Yesterday I said many thank Presidential Citation. DGN
you's, today I Liz is to be congratulated May is Australian Rotary
Burundi Peace Choir CD have
for championing this award
over the last two years.
Health month and getting
near the end of the year. Time
and tomorrow for Club's to consider their
You are invited to the launch of the Burundi I will send The Metropolitan District annual donations to the
Peace Choir CD. even more. So Assembly is on Sunday, 2nd Rotary Foundation, Polio Plus
many people May at Mt Lawley Senior and ARH.
When: Saturday, 1st May, 2010. to thank for High School. All incoming
Venue: Leederville Town Hall, 84 Cambridge St, s u c h a club board members need Time is running out - review
West Leederville. wonderful to attend to ensure they are this year's goals and put a
Time: 2:00pm for 4:30pm. Conference. updated on their roles for plan in place to achieve them.
RSVP: 28th April to Rob Rohrlach Those that next year. All other
came would interested Rotarians are also Regards,
a g r e e , welcome. Geoff Simpson
Like all our Club events, those who couldn't are the
partners, families, potential poorer for missing out. Please Another event to diarise is District 9450 Governor 2009-10
new members and friends are put next year's Conference in the multi-district
invited. Just let me know your diary now - then you Changeover
numbers so we can advise have no excuse for missing the Dinner - 3rd
ASeTTS. highlight of the Rotary Year - July. Come PRIP Glen Kinross
its on 25-27 March 2011 at the along and say
The second of these visits is to Burswood. goodbye to You are invited to the Dinner Meeting to
Manna Industries at D9450 and celebrate the visit of PRIP Glen Kinross to the
Maddington Primary School. Many thanks to the Rotary celebrate the club.
Club of West launch of When: Wednesday, 12th May, 2010.
Perth for D9455 with Venue: Bethesda Hospital Cafe, Queenslea Drive,
Visit to Manna Industries hosting the RID Stuart Claremont.
Conference Heal. Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.
‘Kids in the Kitchen’ and PP Angus Cost: $30 (BYO Wine)
and Grace DGE Ian
When: Wednesday, 19th May, 2010. Buchanan for Hutton and I
Venue: Maddington Primary School, Albany chairing the will be
RC Freshwater Bay
Note: This is in place of our regular meeting and their
w e e k s
in all areas. c o u n t r y
assemblies. We The ﬁrst Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club
Linney’s Jeweller in Subiaco Congratulations to the Rotary were i n of Freshwater Bay.
will also be a change of pace Club of Crawley on an Geraldton a When: Thursday, 1st July, 2010.
and replace one of our regular excellent Charter Breakfast last week ago and Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave,
meetings. Possibly one in Thursday. A huge turnout to will be in Nedlands 6009.
early July. More details will witness the ofﬁcial chartering Karratha next Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.
weekend. The Cost: $45
Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
N E W H O R I Z O N S
Rotary Foundation Matching supported locally by the
The Rotary Grant projects have helped Rotary Club of Limbe.
Foundation provide the Malawi
Children’s Village (MCV) “The MCV has had a very
with everything from clean great effect to relieve the
Week 43: This week’s Rotary water, food and medications suffering of children in my
Foundation Thought is about to blankets, sewing machines country,” says Sibale.
Changing and Saving Lives. and a windmill.
Rotarian’s contributions to
Have you ever considered The Rotary Club of this project have literally
that your contribution to The Canandaigua, New York, meant the difference between
Rotary Foundation may USA and Chakunga Sibale, life and death for many of
mean the difference between director of the MCV, founded the children in the MCV
life and death? the program in 1997 and it is program.
Program for April/May
28th April Inbound GSE
28th April Claire Forsdyke
5th May Ralph Martins - Alzheimer’s
5th May Margaret Stuart Research
Vote of Thanks 12th May Past RI President Glen Kinross -
19th May Vocational Visit: Manna Industries
“Kids in the Kitchen’
28th April Warren Milner
26th May Club Assembly
5th May Bryant Stokes
Welcoming Roster Board Club Details
Rotary Year 2009-10
Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc.
Di Collins — President
firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 168,
28th April Daniel Forsdyke Nedlands,
Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909
5th May Simon Carot Collins Membership Director
12th May Margaret Stuart email@example.com Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm
Cafe, Bethesda Hospital
Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive
19th May Clive Boddy
Club Administration Director
New Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone
email@example.com 08 9385 0471
Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary
Bulletin Contributions firstname.lastname@example.org
08 9385 0472
Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director
Contributions for the weekly bulletin are www.rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au
sought from members of the club.
Why not use the bulletin to update the club Claire Forsdyke — International Director
on the projects your committee is working email@example.com
on or promote the clubs next fundraising
Toni James — PR & Marketing
Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008
Please forward articles and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
The Burundi Band
& Peace Choir
would like to invite you to the
launch of their first album
WHEN WE LOOK AT WHAT
GOD HAS CREATED
When: 1st May 2010
Time: 2.00pm -‐ 4.30pm
Where: Leederville Town Hall, 84 Cambridge Street West Leederville
The choir will also launch their website and screen a short DVD
titled voices of freedom which highlights a short journey of
their musical ensemble. Please bring along friends and family to
celebrate the momentous occasion.
RSVP by the 28th by phone; 9227 2700 or