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  • 1. N E W H O R I Z O N S New Horizons The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 ! District 9455! ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 3, Issue 40 16th - 22nd May 2011From the President Last Week’s Meeting Club Changeover District Changeover D9455 District Make Your Own “ThisFrom the Club Catch up on what Plans in place for Keep the 2nd July free Assembly Close” AdvertPresident. was covered last Thursday 30th June. for this District An excerpt of what was Find out how you canPage 1 week? Page 1 Changeover with a covered at the District help End Polio Now Page 1 difference. Assembly on the Page 4 Page 3 weekend Page 3 We will set aside one meeting getting Rotarys message out provides regular tips aboutLetter from the each month for a club forum, and establishing relationships using social media safely and where input can be sought with other Rotarians, Rotary effectively, and ROSNFPresident from the whole club for our alumni and potential members are willing to assist activities. members. others learn how to useAt our board meeting after platforms such as Facebooklast weeks meeting, we Yours in Rotary, While there are privacy as openly or privately as youagreed to try a new way of Simone issues, especially with wish. Please visitcoordinating club activities. Facebook, they are no worse www.rosnf.net for moreRather than operating in than any other part of information.committees, we will work Last Weeks internet use, including email.with a system of project It is simply a matter ofcoordinators, who will report Meeting education and weighing up This Weeksto the club at meetings and to risks (eg we choose to drivetheir director, who will in Simone Carot Collins spoke cars, though it is possible to Meetingturn coordinate reports for on a vocational capacity as a be killed in a car accident).the bulletin and board web developer who builds You can actually lock Gary Ellender will address usmeetings. online communities, Facebook right down so that on the work of Access discussing the controversial people cannot contact you or Housing Australia.It is hoped that this will give topic of social networking. send you requests unless youeveryone more opportunity have authorised them as ato become involved with Simone has used a wide friend first. Clubprojects that interest them, variety of social mediaregardless of which “Avenue platforms over the past 11 Help is available via the Changeoverof Service” a project belongs years, and firmly believes Rotarians on Social Networksto. that social networking plays Fellowship (ROSNF) that Night a very important role in Simone founded. ROSNF Members and Friends of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, please put Thursday, 30th June in your diary for the Changeover Dinner when President Simone will hand over to President Elect Bryant. The Annual Changeover is one of the most important occasions in the club calendar, so please make it a priority to attend. Please start inviting your friends and family so that we have a room full of people to send Photo: Simone presents to the club on Social Media off this year’s President andRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  • 2. N E W H O R I Z O N Swelcome in the new. left school at 16 and has gone France. on to successfully start up ClubVenue: Nedlands Golf Club, her own web design Warren has received adviceMelvista Ave, Nedlands business. from PRID Norbert Turco Foundation:Time: 6:30pm Fellowship for from Paris that he has found7.00pm Meeting. The Interactors are planning three people to take up these Special GeneralCost: $50 per person for a a Sausage Sizzle for their first Scholarships:three course meal, with bar fundraiser, and are looking Meetingservice available. into volunteering in Diane Dupuy Denus from retirement villages/nursing Olivet plans to arrive on 16th Information will be given/ homes. June to commence the 12Interact week English course on 20th mailed to all members advising that there will be a June. She is theThe Interact Club of Paint your granddaughter of PDG Special General Meeting to Alter the Rules ofFreshwater met last Claude Bobo of Orleans,Thursday after the school Pinky District 1720. Association for our Charity Fund at the commencementholiday break. of the regular meeting of the The North Cottesloe Primary Thomas Marquis, a law Club on Wednesday, 8thHamish Mackie presented School, 100 Eric St, Cottesloe, student at the Corte June.the RI Certificate to President will hold ‘Paint Your Pinky’ University, Corsica Island, isTruman, along with the at 9.00am on Friday, 3rd the nephew of PP Henry As the attempt to do this onjarrah lectern and gavel June. Marquis of the Rotary Club 4th May failed due to therehandcrafted by PDG Bill of Ajaccio-Parrata, Corsica being less than the 75% ofBenbow and a Rotary gong. Any members who would Island, District 1730 members either voting inThe President’s collar and like to attend to encourage . person or having sent inname bar have been the students and support the Julie Devarenne, who has no proxies, the process is beingengraved and those too were event are asked to do so. connection with Rotary, was repeated.handed back over to Truman. sourced by the RC ofAll of the official items are ‘Paint Your Pinky’ raises Domont-Ecouen, RI D 1770, The Secretary of the Charitynow in the hands of the awareness of Polio with the which incorporates Paris. Fund, Di Collins, has beenInteractors and Christ students, and raises funds for distributing Proxy forms.Church Grammar are PolioPlus for our club. This is an excellent Members who have not yetallowing them the use of a opportunity to have these received them will do so incupboard in the room in young people to our the envelope with thewhich they meet to store Warren’s meetings, to our homes for ‘Proposed Amendments totheir property. meals, even have them stay the Rules of Assoc. of the Scholarships on arrival and assist them in RCFBCFI’.Jenny Gill’s niece Sarah any way to make their timeRobinson, a dynamic 21 year Last year Warren Milner very here in Perth, happy, All members are requestedold who has her own generously offered three successful and memorable. to complete and return thebusiness, attended the Scholarships to the Millner Could Rotarians interested in forms immediately, whetherInteract meeting as a speaker, International College for being involved in any or not you expect to attendtelling the students how she three young people from capacity please indicate your the meeting. interest to Warren. Club A huge thank you Warren for your generosity Foundation: in making these scholarships Offshore available.This is a g r e a t Projects opportunity for Diane, Thomas A phone call was received and Julie and for from Maryanne Mackenzie, our club the Solicitor who assisted us members to with setting up our club interact with Foundation. Maryanne o v e r s e a s enquired as to how s t u d e n t s everything is progressing without the and advised that the firm hefty cost and Talbot and Olivier have full year of agreed to assist us further, re s p o n s i b i l i t y pro bono, with setting up tax involved with deductible status for off hosting a Rotary shore projects. Trustees of Youth Exchange the Fund all agree it is too Student. good an offer to pass up. Photo (L-R): Truman Forrest with Hamish Mackie2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  • 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S privileged children. Maiti Nepal Kind regards,Congratulations - Roasted Roma Tomato and has also initiated a safety netJustin Hewett Basil Soup surveillance system, established to better police the porous Kirstin Reed Office Manager - Prime grilled sirloin steak with border between Nepal and India. Rotary Club of PerthThe outgoing Rotary Foundation Garlic mash and pan fried Ph: +61 (08) 9321 4356Ambassadorial Scholar we mushrooms In addition to the 2010 CNN Email: info@rotaryperth.org.ausuccessfully nominated, Justin or Hero of the year award,Hewett, has advised that he - Pan fried Salmon Supreme with Anuradha Koirala is also theparticipated in the Australian Kaffir lime infused mash, recipient of the Queen Sofia Social Media Tipsfinal of the 10th Chinese Bridge zucchini and sweet pepper Silver Medal, the United Nationsheld at UWA on Friday, 13th ragoutMay. It is an annual Womens Organisation Prize and for Clubs and the Global Peace Governorinternational Chinese Mandarin -speaking and Chocolate cake with Award. She will speak at 19 performance honeycomb, Cream with pressed different events during her trip Districtscompetition. Raspberries, or Tropical fruit to Perth. http://www.rotary.org/en/ with Angostura Bitters syrup MediaAndNews/News/Pages/Justin was awarded second place and Blood Orange sorbet Anuradha Koirala will talk aboutoverall. This means he will be 110509_news_socialmediatips.as her work in Nepal, about the pxflown to China in early July to - Chocolates and Coffee way in which she is able toparticipate in the International rescue these girls and women,final which will be filmed by For online registration of those and about the way in which sheHunan TV and broadcast to an attending go to: District strives to rehabilitate them onceaudience of tens of millions. The https://competition will begin in early district9450.worldsecuresystems. also they return to Nepal. She will Assembly speak about herJuly and goes for 3-5 weeks. com/2011changeover.htm organisation, Maiti Nepal andMore information on Chinese Young Professionals and Rotary the projects they are currentlyBridge can be found on: A DVD of the presentation given working on. She will behttp:// Invitation to see accompanied by the director of by Katie Ischkin, a 27 year old Rotarian from Michigan,confuciusinstitute.uwa.au/ Maiti Nepal, Bishwo Khadka.index.php?id=1542 Anuradha originally from Canada, talking at the International Assembly Please also reference the videoHeartfelt Congratulations toJustin on this outstanding Koirala link below: earlier this year, about her perspectives of: http://edition.cnn.com/2010/achievement. • Being a young Rotarian, The Rotary Club of Perth is LIVING/04/29/ • Being a professional with very honoured to have Anuradha cnnheroes.koirala.nepal/ limited time,District Koirala to speak at our Club index.html • Nevertheless being luncheon Friday the 27th May enthusiastic for Rotary and itsChangeover 2011. Please join us to hear Anuradha Koirala tell her story! work. The Nepalese activist, Anuradha Katie was talking at theWhen: Saturday 2 July 2011 Rotarians please extend our Koirala, is the founder and International Assembly, beside6:30pm for 7:00pm. invitation and this very unique chairperson of Maiti Nepal, a the World President, with the non-profit organisation, founded opportunity to attend theWhere: Mount Lawley Golf Club World President-elect just in in 1984. Her mission is to prevent luncheon to fellow Rotarians,1 Walter Road, Inglewood, WA front of her – and as someone human trafficking by creating your family and business6052 pointed out, she was not struck awareness about this shocking members. by a lightning bolt from above crime. She strives to provide for saying such things as:All Rotarians / Rotaractors and Numbers may be limited so counselling, support and life • We do not meet very week, buttheir Partners are invited to join please reserve your place/s in skills to girls and women who we do meet 4 times perus, when outgoing District advance and by no later than are at risk of being trafficked. month;Governor Ian Hutton hands over 9am Monday 23rd May 2011.“the baton” to incoming District • One of our meetings each She has rescued over 12 000 month is a social;Governor Liz Westoby. Please RSVP your attendance individuals who have been • Club meeting times, format, et tricked or sold into slavery and (and number of guests you areIt will be a time to: al, must meet the needs of taken across the border into the bringing) to the Rotary Club of- Have a bit of fun young, fully engaged brothels of India or beyond. Perth Office by phone or email,- Make & Renew friendships professionals if we want Upon their return to Nepal, she No Later Than 9:00am Mondaywith fellow Members of the young members in the Club; provides these survivors with 23rd of May 2011Rotary District 9455 family • Our meeting is sometimes a shelter, rehabilitation, health care project participation (I think and legal services. The Rotary Club of Perth meetsDress: Lounge Suit and After 5. of us having used packing for lunch on Fridays at 12.30 for books for India as a meeting); She has been formative in the 12.45pm start at the ParmeliaCost: Enjoy a sumptuous 4 • Not having a meal – cost is a creation of prevention homes Hilton Hotel located at 14 MillCourse meal for only $65 per real factor for the younger and transit homes throughout Street, Perth.head (cash bar) members. Nepal, and her Teresa Academy Hopefully we will be able to in Kathmandu provides The cost of lunch is $40.00 perMenu: screen this DVD at an upcoming education to orphans and under person.- Canapés club meetingRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  • 4. N E W H O R I Z O N SVibrant Clubs not so in-house that it is of Rotary International News Rotarys "This Close" adsPast District Governor Geoff no interest to new 10 May 2011  were introduced at the 2010Simpson led the segment on, members and visitors. International Assembly. Print‘What makes a vibrant, well 9. Include Rotary information Rotarians can now show their ads have since run in severalrun Rotary meeting?’ in each meeting. support for polio eradication publications, including USA 10. Important to keep by creating their own "This Today , the Chicago Tribune ,Here are some of the points members informed, but Close" advertisements and and the Wall Street Journalraised: Directors who spend 5 joining an online gallery of Asia . Rotarians who1.   To keep members a Club, minutes reporting they supporters worldwide. attended the 2010 RI- Must be vibrant, have nothing to report is Convention also saw them at- Must be fun. not helpful. At ThisClose.net, Rotarians M o n t r é a l - Tr u d e a uNote the emphasis on 11. Club forums – from time and the general public can International Airport. flexibility in what we do - to time, to see what select from a variety of not being bound by the members think and want – silhouettes making the "This The ads feature a growing old ways and the old Yaap Poll offered an on- Close" gesture, then add their roster of public figures, rules, and fun. line system for canvassing faces by uploading a photo including Bill Gates, cochair2.     Timeliness - starting and members as to their views from their computer, of the Bill & Melinda Gates finishing on time. (anonymously for them) webcam, or Facebook. The Foundation; Archbishop3.   Good guest speakers. on aspects of the Club ads will appear automatically Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a4.   Welcome at the door, not operations. Utilising alongside the hundreds Nobel Peace Prize laureate; just for guests, but for all services such as Survey already posted in the online action movie star Jackie attending the meeting. Monkey. gallery. Chan; golf legend Jack5.   Layout – a raised head 11. Spreading the work Nicklaus; and conservationist table is not always around. Not only does this Visitors can share their Jane Goodall. necessary - even consider mean that a small number personalized “This Close” not having a head table. of people do not carry the ads with friends and family You can use the campaign in6.   Cost – keep cost down - club, but also that each through e-mail and social your community to increase costs can be prohibitive for member has a role within networks such as Twitter and support for Rotary’s US$200 some members, especially the club. Facebook. They can also add Million Challenge, the young professionals. personal messages of ongoing effort to match $3557. Fun – singing, if you like it support, view ads from million in challenge grants in the Club – one Club had Make Your around the world, and see for polio eradication from the a guitarist. which regions are digitally Gates Foundation.8. Fun – a sergeant-at-arms – Own "This leading the charge to raise a fines session can be fun if awareness of polio there are no inappropriate Close" Ad eradication. references or jokes and it is Program for May Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Simone Carot Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Date Details president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au PO Box 168, Nedlands, 18th May Gary Ellender - The Western Australia, 6909 Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary work of Access Housing Australia Ltd secretary@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Meetings Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 25th May Club Forum TBA — Club Administration Director Cafe, Bethesda Hospital clubadmin@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Queenslea Drive Welcoming Roster Claremont Toni James — Treasurer Email Date Name treasurer@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Phone  Bryant Stokes — President Elect 18th May TBA 08 9385 0471 presidentelect@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Fax 25th May TBA 08 9385 0472 Claire Forsdyke — International Director foundation@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Website www.rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.auNew Horizons: Winner of the District 9455 Ken Collins — Membership Director Bulletin Award for 2010/11 Facebook membership@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au http://www.facebook.com/ freshwaterbayrotary Wilma McBain — Projects DirectorNew Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 projects@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Chartered 19 December 2008 Bulletin Award for 2009/104 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455