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  • 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 47 24th - 30th May 2010 Letter from the Club Vocational Visit to District Changeover Shelterbox Scoops Top Trustees Significantly Rotary Foundation President Linney’s Details of the District Prize at Cornwall Restore Matching Thought of the Week Find out what is Vocational visit Changeover Dinner Business Awards Grants World Fund This week’s thought is happening around the scheduled for 7th July. have been announced. Shelterbox wins award. Budget about the Permanent club. Page 2 Page 2 Page 3 Matching Grants Fund. Page 1 budget increased for Page 5 2010-11 RY. Page 3 family and friends. Please project in conjunction with very ordinary people can do. Letter From the strongly support this the RC Arden Arcade, They have impacted on and function to welcome in our California. It is a fine project improved the lives of Club President new President and Board for which will benefit many, as countless needy in our own 2010-11. Bev Lowe (Manna Ind) so society. Dear Fellow Rotarians, capably described to all Wednesday last Rob, Rajah, present. The Lowes are With our Welfare system it This will be my final letter for Warren, Elizabeth, Claire, doing a remarkable job, not seems incredible to learn of the weekly Bulletin as Ken Margaret, Daniel, Simone, only here in this facility, but the huge needs in so many and I leave for North Ken and I went out to the in some 13 schools, clothing areas around our America this weekend, Manna ‘Healthy Eating for children, feeding the metropolitan area. Some returning in time for Kids Facility’ at Maddington homeless and so on. A 70% of the children requiring Changeover, where we look Primary School to see the end magnificent example of what Manna’s help are indigenous forward to seeing you, your result of our Matching Grant one (in this instance two) and others are newly arrived refugees. It takes around $200,000 per year for the Lowes to run their Charity. Bev seeks funds from businesses, unions, Churches and other groups to keep their work going. Bless you and your army of volunteers for your hard work and kind hearts Bev and John. There is still six weeks until the end of the Rotary year, however, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank members for what everyone has contributed in this first 18 months to successfully launch the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay. What has been achieved, particularly with such a small amount of funds, has been remarkable. The projects undertaken you can all be justly proud of as many, many well established clubs are not involved with as significant projects as we have already brought to Manna Industries at Maddington Primary School (L-R): Ken Collins, Simone Carot Collins, Margaret Stuart, fruition. Projects in all areas Warren Milner, Bev Lowe have been supported - Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 1
  • 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S International, Community, although much cannot be school we will be sponsoring next Wednesday so he and Youth and Vocational. We’ve measured in a tangible way. is Newman College.   Clive Claire will be missed at our managed to do a little of Boddy is looking after this meeting next week.   A full everything, including having I thank you for affording me with assistance from and speedy recovery to you a number of outstanding the privilege of serving as Bronwen Tyson.   Several Daniel from all members. speakers for our weekly your Charter President. other volunteers will be   programs (as well as learning required on the day.  If you a little more about a number Yours in Rotary Service, can assist for part or all of the District of our own members in ‘life day, please contact Clive. and time’ spots), sponsor and Di Collins   Changeover host the GSE Team plus a Charter President combined meeting to hear Project support There will be a joint District PRIP Glen Kinross. We’ve Changeover Dinner to embarked on minor Sausage Sizzle and the Rotary welcome in the two new fundraisers plus enjoyed District Governors, Ian social events to enable Bunnings Claremont has Logo Hutton D. 9455 and Marilyn everyone to get to know each been booked for our Club to Barton D.9465.   Because of other a little better as 18 run a Sausage Sizzle on At the Board meeting Friday, the realignment of the months ago most were Saturday, 28th August. 21st May, it was agreed the Districts (reducing from 3 to strangers to each other. We have a few volunteers, RCFB would only support 2) a joint Changeover has however, need more so projects which recognise the been organised.   Any To all Rotarians and spouses anyone who is able to assist, support given to it by Rotary members interested in who have supported the club please mark the date in your by displaying the Rotary joining the Collins’ and Carot and to members of the Board, diary and currently it is PE Logo. Collins’ at this function are who have shouldered most Simone who will be keeping encouraged to do so.    Date: of the work, I extend my a list of volunteers.  Once she It was moved by Dir. Rob Saturday, 3rd July, South heartfelt thanks as we know takes over as President it will Rohrlach that “The RCFB Perth Yacht Club, 6.00pm for how busy life is for everyone be our new PE Bill Hassell only supports projects that 6.30pm.  Cost $45 per person. in the 21st century. Whilst who will take over the list. are willing to carry the RI   many have worked away   Wheel logo forever in quietly there are a few in acknowledgement of the Wiluna particular who have worked Vocational Visit support RI has given.” tirelessly to put the club on a Alan Stewart has taken sound footing . I know it is to Linney’s Many Rotary clubs are cash another two bags of knitted dangerous to mention names cows for other organisations items of rugs, scarves and but members owe an Another date for your diary hopes and dreams and we do beanies to Wiluna for the enormous amount of is Wednesday, 7th July, which not want to go down that indigenous community as gratitude to our Treasurer is also the birthday of our track in this club, but rather the nights are now cool in Rajah, Sec/Bulletin Ed. President Simone.   First put the Rotary stamp on that part of the state. Daniel, Director Claire, PE meeting for the new Rotary projects supported by RCFB.   Simone, PRID Ken and the year will be a visit to   person who came along at Linney’s in Rokeby Rd, Presidential the right moment and saved Subiaco.   This will replace Welcome New me from drowning, Rob. our regular meeting at the Citation for Despite working full time Cafe at Bethesda Hospital.  Member Rob stepped in and took over the Projects Committee, has Once a month Linney’s put 2010-11 on a very professional Our new member Michael been at meetings to do with evening of drinks and O’Hara will be inducted in The Presidential Citation for many projects at very short nibbles, gift bags and a ‘door the next week or two.   As the coming Rotary year has notice, has fetched, carried prize’ for groups. It is a Membership Director Ken been made more challenging, and transported things from change of pace to our regular will be overseas, PE Simone however, with a well keyboards to our property meetings where we can all will organise Michael’s balanced Rotary program in cabinet. learn more about the pink induction. a  club it is very achievable.  diamond industry.    Spouses The Board agreed that the We need to continue to work and family can be invited Welcome Michael, we are various committees would on Attendance and however, Linney’s will need delighted you are joining us. work with the criteria Membership, however, have numbers a week prior to the Michael’s Classification is provided towards achieving a strong, core of committed, night.  More information will Medical Equipment – a Citation. supportive and reliable be provided by Director Rob. Wholesale.   members. The Club could     not function without you. RYDA Attendance at Each is valued and Bless each Good Wishes of you for all you have done Meetings and continue to do. From experience, the more you put Rotary Youth Driver and a Speedy Awareness will be conducted With so many members into the work of Rotary, the more fulfilled you will be on 23rd June at Lathlain Park Recovery currently overseas and / or Oval.   The RCFB will be working We d n e s d a y and the more you will get joining with the RC Matilda out of being a Rotarian Our Bulletin Ed. will be evenings, would members Bay to run the event.   The spending the day in hospital please give every priority to 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  • 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S attending meetings of a Mellion International Resort ‘This year Wednesday evening.   Around on Thursday, May 20. m a r k s RC Freshwater Bay a third of the club is currently ShelterBox’s overseas and another few ShelterBox was nominated and ten year Changeover Dinner members are having difficulty shortlisted, along with Fifteen anniversary attending due to work Cornwall and the Real Ideas and the global The first Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club commitments.  There are many Organisation (RIO), for the awareness of of Freshwater Bay.  excellent speakers in place and Best Social Enterprise award, who we are When: Thursday, 1st July, 2010.  your commitment and support sponsored by the Eden Project. and what we Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave, is sought to make the meetings do has never Nedlands 6009.  successful. ShelterBox Communications been higher. Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.  Officer, Tommy Tonkins, who Cost: $45pp was on hand to collect the 'But Cornwall ShelterBox award said it was a shock to is ShelterBox’s Note: Please advise of any special dietary requirements hear ShelterBox’s name read home and Scoops Top out as the winner. without the ShelterBox would like to support, dedication and Prize at ‘I genuinely couldn’t believe passion of the Cornish extend its thanks to the organisers and sponsors of the it,’ said Tommy. ‘We were up people we would never Awards and a say a massive Cornwall against really tough have reached the congratulations to all the competition; the work that international stage. shortlisted business and Business RIO and Fifteen do is winners on the night. incredible and both of them ‘To win this award is a Awards would’ve been fully deserving fantastic honour for Friday 21 May 2010 winners. ShelterBox but it’s an honour that belongs to our Trustees ShelterBox has been named ‘It’s fantastic to receive this recognition from the business supporters and to the people of Cornwall.’ Significantly Best Social Enterprise in Cornwall at the 2010 Cornwall community in Cornwall, who are some of our strongest Daphne Skinnard, from Restore Business Awards. supporters. It’s a fitting tribute to all the hard work that goes BBC Radio Cornwall, was announcing the awards Matching Organised and presented by into ShelterBox from staff, while top business woman Cornwall Development volunteers and supporters the and Apprentice TV star, Grants World Company, in partnership with world over.’ Karen Brady, was handing the South West of England out the prizes. Fund Budget Regional Development Agency Tom Henderson, ShelterBox Rotary International News and Business Link, the award Founder and CEO, added: 18 May 2010  ceremony took place at St At their April meeting, The Rotary Foundation Trustees approved a Matching Grants World Fund budget of US$21.5 million for 2010-11. This amount represents an 82 percent increase over the previous year’s budget of $11.8 million and, because funds for the 100 Future Vision pilot districts were budgeted separately, one of the largest World Fund budgets in Matching Grants history. The Trustees approved a Rotary Foundation Global Grants World Fund budget of $8 million for Future Vision pilot districts starting with the 2010-11 program year.   Although the 2010-11 Foundation programs budget is pending final approval by the RI Board of Directors in June, we want to reassure Rotarians that we do not anticipate the Matching Grant budget being fully committed Manna Industries at Maddington Primary School (L-R): Daniel Forsdyke, Rajah Senitharajah, Tapiwa Marimbe, Rob early in the Rotary year. The Rohrlach Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 3
  • 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S Trustees plan to review Competitive Matching Grant applications at their October 2010 and April 2011 meetings; the Foundation will notify districts if this business cycle changes.   The Trustees were able to restore World Fund budget for Matching Grants largely because Rotarians and other friends of Rotary donated a record amount of almost $115 million to the Annual Programs Fund in 2007-08 (World Fund allocations are based on Annual Programs Fund donations three years prior). Additionally, because investment income stabilized, the Trustees did not need to use a significant amount of World Fund to supplement the Foundation’s programs operations budget for the coming year.  If you have questions about Matching Grants and the 2010-11 program year budget, please e-mail them to contact.center@rotary.org. Photos from Manna Industries ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ at Maddington Primary School 4 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  • 5. N E W H O R I Z O N S much we can afford to give importantly, is the fact that of their estate or a one-time The Rotary away? the Rotarians of today and significant gift to The Rotary Foundation Trustee Louis Piconi shares tomorrow have opportunity to leave their the Foundation’s Permanent Fund? This should be the these inspiring remarks: own legacy of ‘doing good in dream, goal and reality of all Week 47: This week’s Rotary “Rotarians of today are the world’ for future Rotarians. We need just look Foundation Thought is about leaving a legacy to the educational and and see and feel and touch the Permanent Fund. children of the world when humanitarian service the wonderful programs and we, Rotary, join our world programs. Do we dare projects we are continually When reflecting on our partners in the celebration of dream that Rotarians of completing that help the personal estates and the the certification of the today not only make it a world know a more humane legacy we want to leave, eradication of polio from the habit of making an annual society and a more peaceful have we thought about how world. More importantly, contribution each and every world.” and I do mean more year, but leave a percentage Program for May/June Introduction Date Details Date Name 26th May Club Assembly 2nd June Jen Martins 2nd June Colin Arthur - Treemission 9th June Wilma McBain 9th June Jade Lewis - Drug Prevention Vote of Thanks 16th June Committee Meeting Date Name 23rd June Aaron Chinyimba - Ambassadorial Scholar 2nd June Wilma McBain 9th June Claire Forsdyke Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Di Collins — President president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au PO Box 168, 26th May Clive Boddy Nedlands, Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 2nd June Warren Milner Membership Director vicepresident@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Meetings 9th June Browen Tyson membership@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 16th June Simone Carot Collins Club Administration Director Claremont presidentelect@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au clubadmin@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Email New Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone  treasurer@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au 08 9385 0471 Fax Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Bulletin Contributions secretary@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au 08 9385 0472 Website Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Contributions for the weekly bulletin are www.rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au projects@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au sought from members of the club. Facebook Why not use the bulletin to update the club Claire Forsdyke — International Director http://www.facebook.com/ on the projects your committee is working foundation@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au freshwaterbayrotary on or promote the clubs next fundraising Toni James — PR & Marketing event. Chartered 19 December 2008 Committee Director Please forward articles and photos to publicrelations@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au daniel.forsdyke@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 5