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New Horizons V3 I42

  1. 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 42 30th May - 5th June 2011From the President Last Week’s Meeting This Week’s Meeting Magnifying Alumni Evening GSE BlogFrom the Club Catch up on what Important club forum Microscopes Alumni of The Rotary Follow the latest GSEPresident. was covered last this week - come along! The latest update on the Foundation programs team as they venturePage 1 week? Page 2 microscope project. attend a cocktail off the Germany. Page 1 Page 2 function Page 4 Page 2 this stage. College where students the Multiple Sclerosis SocietyLetter from the bring a dish that others of WA will be addressing us The 3 fundraisers are: pay to eat, with proceeds on "Living with MS - SeekingPresident • A Quiz Night, possibly going towards a a cure". in August – headed by ShelterBox. WarrenThis week we head into June, Donna Bicknell Milner is liaising withand our last month of this Margaret Stuart over ChangeoverRotary year. • Young Chef – Bryant this. Stokes is looking into NightJune is Fellowships month on sponsorship to be able tothe Rotary Calendar, progress this, as it has This Weeks Please put 30th June in yourhighlighting that outside of been stalled since diary for the Clubthe club and district January Meeting Changeover Dinner. Toactivities, there are a large ensure the function is anumber of Recreational and • A lunch at Milner David Barnes, President of success, please bring yourVocational fellowships whichgive Rotarians anopportunity to network withothers worldwide who sharethe same profession, hobbiesor interests.You can learn more about theexisting Rotary Fellowshipsat:www.rotaryfellowships.orgYours in Rotary,SimoneLast WeeksMeetingA club forum was held todecide on some activities forthe club and coordinators tolook after the organisation ofthose projects.The club agreed toconcentrate on 3 fundraisingevents rather than looking atsome purely social events at Photo: Paint Your Pinky at Claremont Primary SchoolRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N Spartner, family and friends.It would be great to fill theroom as it adds significantlyto the occasion.Venue: Nedlands Golf Club,Melvista Ave, NedlandsTime: 6:30pm for 7:00pmCost: $50.00 per person for a3 course meal with barservice available.MagnifyingMicroscopesCurrently there are 832 unitson order from various clubsround the State for theshipment due in mid to lateJune.La Mancha ResourcesAustralia Pty Ltd hasordered 52 units. 25 of theseare for the CoolgardiePrimary School and 32 arefor the Christian Aboriginal Photo (L-R): Bill and Sue Hassell, Di Collins and Justin Hewett at the Alumni functionParent-Directed School, anIndependent Community Sponsors are required, so if of Incorporation in the WestSchool which is located in the With CHOGM commencing you know of any business Australian.Kurrawang Community on World Polio Day, 24th who would be prepared tobetween Coolgardie and October, it is hoped that all sponsor even a few hundred Maryanne wrote:Kalgoorlie. schools and Rotary Clubs dollars towards RYDA, statewide will use that day please seek them out. “ Talbot Olivier has beenThe new system of for a ‘Paint Your Pinky’. It pleased to assists you inrequesting prepayment for would make a significant The Rotary Club of Matilda creating a charitable fundthe microscopes is working impact if this can be Bay are hosting a RYDA on capable of receiving taxextremely well and the achieved. 23rd June so if any members deductible gifts for specificmajority of clubs who have would like to go along to purposes. observe and get a feel for theplaced orders have alreadyprepaid their invoices. RYDA event, it is a perfect While this task was quite opportunity to do so. complex and time Newman College has around consuming, we trust the endPaint Your 200 students participating in RYPEN result meets your needs. a Rotary Youth DriverPinky Awareness Day on 16th Talbot Olivier is pleased to inform you that our directors August at Lathlain Park The Rotary Youth Program of Oval. Enrichment (RYPEN) camp is have agreed to forgo theOn Friday, 3rd June there will being held at Point Walter legal costs incurred for timebe a ‘Paint Your Pinky’ for Volunteers are still required 24-26th June. We have spent in this matter and toPolioPlus at the North to assist on the day. If you sponsored Interactor Martha offer our services to date on aCottesloe Primary School, are able to help for even a Forrest plus a classmate of pro-bono basis to your club,.100 Eric Street, Cottesloe at few hours, it would be Marthas from St Hilda’s This is a saving of9.00am. appreciated, also you will College, Sophie Gattorna- approximately $16,000 to obtain firsthand experience Hargrave. your Club.”Any Rotarians who would of how beneficial this projectlike to come along and help is to our young students.paint pinkies are asked to doso. Please let Ken know that Hamish Mackie is overseeing Charitable Alumni this project. Bryant Stokes isyou are available. seeking a social worker and Foundation Evening Police Department support‘Paint Your Pinky’ is for the event. Maryanne McKenzie from President of the WA Alumni,endorsed by the EducationDepartment to help raise Talbot Olivier Lawyers wrote Mike O’Hara and his wife Remember that Working to the Club sending the Seal Laura hosted a Cocktailawareness of diseases such as with Children Cards are for the Charity Fund and a function at their home onPolio and to assist in raising required to assist with small invoice for costs for Friday evening.funds for the final push to projects involving young Incorporation Fee and Noticeeradicate the disease. people under 18 years of age. Justin Hewett and District2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S 2011 WA Citizen of the Year Professor Ralph Martins is the WA Citizen of the Year in the Professions and Bev and John Lowe of Manna Industries are the recipients of the Gold Swan Award. There was an outstanding field of finalists in each category. Congratulations Ralph, Bev and John on this well deserved recognition. Message From The Chair - Meeting in Person Helps Photo (L-R): Bev and John Lowe of Manna Industries Build 9465 Peace Fellow Lisa Friendships Craig, sponsored by the The Rotarian - June 201I Rotary Club of Mandurah Districts to Fellowship and Friendship are attend a three month fwo of the cornerstones on which Certificate course on Rotary is built - two components Peace and Conflict of Rotarians work that are Resolution at indeed important. At any given Chulalongkorn meeting one can only do a University in Bangkok, certain amount of work during spoke briefly about their the time allocated for the actual aims with studies meeting. An equal amount of through the Rotary work is done during coffee Foundation. Justin breaks, luncheons, dinners, or impressed all present over a drink in the bar. These with his sincerity and opportunities make it possible to humility with his desire get to know the person - or see to study Chinese Law at the face - behind all the e-mails Tsinghua University in and the phone calls. Beijing. Cyberspace has given an We wish Justin well with opportunity for rapid his forthcoming Chinese communication. We can have Bridge Mandarin more frequent meetings at competition which is a considerably lower costs. But has global Mandarin it helped personal relationships? speaking competition I doubt it. spanning 3-5 weeks of competition, being The supreme occasion to feel the telecast to millions internationality of our throughout the world, a organization is the annual Rotary little like Master Chef or lnternational Convention - the Idol. latest one in New Orleans. To meet and greet Rotarians from all over the world during a period of almost a week is unforgettable. To enjoy the plenaries, to participate in the Photo: Professor Ralph Martins breakout sessions, to have a mealRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S With due respect for certain date to Rotary. cyberspace, the face-to- GSE Blog... face meetings are of District 9455’s Youth highest value. The Follow the GSE team and see Exchange Program, in possibility of a what they are up to while on conjunction with a number of handshake or a hug can exchange to Germany District Clubs, is conducting the never be replaced. If a 1880. Western Australian leg of a cyberspace convention reciprocal Short Term were to happen, we They are off at the end of Cultural Exchange between shall lose the fellowship May and return at the end of Malaysia and Australia on and friendship, which June. the above dates. As part of are so important when this exchange we would like we are Building Heres the link to their blog. the Malaysian team of 6 Communities - Bridging You can see how they have students (4 boys and 2 girls, Continents through been preparing for the trip. 15-17 years), together with Service Above Self. their Team Leader, to attend an AFL game at Patterson C a r l - Wi l h e l m Wanted - Seats Stadium on either the Stenhammar weekend of Saturday 4/ Foundation Trustee to Attend AFL Sunday 5 June or Chair alternatively on Saturday 11 Photo: Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammar Game... June 2011 (the preferred weekend being the firstwith new and old friends are Seven Seats sought for listed). If any Rotarian is in ahighlights during such Malaysian Short-Term Youth position to offer seats to thisa convention. In addition, to Exchange Team - In Perth Exchange Team then thislook at the colorful dress between 28 May and 12 June would be greatly appreciated.worn by so many Rotarians,particularly from Africa, 2011 Please contact Bruce Dufty,Asia, and South America, is In the past, I have been able STEP Co-ordinator, Districtan aesthetic delight. May a to locate people who have 9455 Youth ExchangeRotary International reserved boxes and seats at Program on 9447 8605, 0421Convention never be AFL games that they are 735 372 or by emailtransferred to cyberspace! either not using, or are if prepared to offer, them on a you can assist in any way. Program for June Date Details Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Simone Carot Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. 1st June David Barnes - PO Box 168, President, MS Society Nedlands, of WA Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Western Australia, 6909 8th June Ian Fletcher - BHP Meetings Public Affairs Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm TBA — Club Administration Director Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Queenslea Drive Welcoming Roster Claremont Toni James — Treasurer Email Date Name Phone  Bryant Stokes — President Elect 1st June TBA 08 9385 0471 Fax 8th June TBA 08 9385 0472 Claire Forsdyke — International Director Website Horizons: Winner of the District 9455 Ken Collins — Membership Director Bulletin Award for 2010/11 Facebook freshwaterbayrotary Wilma McBain — Projects DirectorNew Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 Chartered 19 December 2008 Bulletin Award for 2009/104 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455