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New Horizons V3 I43

  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 43 6th - 12th June 2011From the President Last Week’s Meeting This Week’s Meeting Paint Your Pinky RYDA Burundi Peace ChoirFrom the Club Catch up on what Important club forum News from Paint Your The latest update on Catch up on the latestPresident. was covered last this week - come along! Pinky on June 3rd. this important news from the BurundiPage 1 week? Page 1 Page 2 program. Peace Choir. Page 1 Page 3 Page 4Letter from thePresidentThere are only a few weeksleft until the new Rotary yearand the change over toBryant Stokes as President.Please support Bryant at ourClub Changeover Nightcoming up on June 30th.Our next 2 club meetings willbe regular meetings withexternal guest speakers. Thefollowing meeting will be aclub forum, and that will beour final Wednesday meetingfor this Rotary year, as ourChangeover Night the weekafter will replace ourWednesday club meeting.Thank you to those who haverecently taken on acoordination role in the club.We now have a few thingsunderway, and we look Photo: Alistair Brown with President Simone Carot Collinsforward to hearing back fromthose members about those the middle East and Asia. be from Ian Fletcher, from Currently, all but three haveprojects and activities. Public Affairs at BHP Billiton. retuned completed proxies David provided interesting hence, there will be theYours in Rotary, information regarding We will also be conducting a required 75% of membershipSimone various types of abrasives, short special general meeting covered. plus information on the for our club foundation to factories in the various change some of the Rules ofLast Week’s countries. Association.All members New Members have been advised in writingMeeting and members have been Inducted This Weeks requested to complete and return Proxy forms so that if A big ‘official’ welcome toDavid Barnes, President ofthe Multiple Sclerosis Society Meeting not present on 8th there will Mignon Shardlow and be the required number to Alistair Brown – we areof WA, addressed the Club This weeks presentation will progress this change. delighted to have you both ason his work with abrasives inRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S and transparency of NGOs on the day for the Gates such as Rotary and how PolioPlus Challenge. A huge money is spent, the amount thank you to Principal syphoned off in overheads Wayne Press, Vice Principal etc. Alistair too is a Professor Darralyn Dawson, teachers at Curtin University. and students. Paint Your GSE Team Pinky From Fiji to The ‘Paint Your Pinky’ event Wiluna on the morning of Friday 3rd June at North Cottesloe It is anticipated that the GSE Primary was a resounding Team from Fiji to Wiluna will success. be in the care of our club from 6th - 10th September At the 9:00am School and again 6th - 8th October Assembly, Ken Collins spoke 2011. The Team will be at our on Rotary’s Polio Program, meeting on 8th September. after which students painted ‘pinkies’ pink or purple, The Team will be comprised while other students of four Team members plus a collected coins to immunise Rotarian Team Leader. children in the endemic countries. Members are required to ‘host’ the GSE Team plus Headmaster Wayne Press, drivers are needed to drive teachers and students all got the five to various activities into the spirit of the day with which will be arranged by ‘free dress’ mainly in pink or PDG Hugh Lavery. Please let purple. Signs made by Ken know if you are willing students on the significance to host, drive or both. Photo: Guest speaker David Barnes of the activity were displayed inside and outside Please participate as ourmembers. Alistair’s classification is classrooms throughout the club has been assigned Accounting Research and it school. these roles due to the factMignon and Alistair met was interesting to learn that that the Uni Focus GSEwhen they were both he is involved with statistics A total of $512.25 was raisedvolunteers with VolunteersAbroad in Fiji in the 1990s.In recent years they havetaken on supporting studentsat a school at which Mignonvolunteered and currently itis being listed as a RotaryAustralia World CommunityService Project (RAWCS ).Mignon and Alistair willoversee this project.PDG Hugh Lavery who wasGSE Team Leader to Fiji hasbeen taken to see the schoolMignon and Alistair supportand a Rotary Club in Fiji hasundertaken to work withMignon and Alistair withtheir Koro Scholarship Fund.Mignon was a RotaryExchange Student to Sweden,is a friend of AndreaHayward, our formermember who is now inCanberra and is a Journalistwho lectures at CurtinUniversity. Photo: Ken Collins with student at North Cottesloe Primary for Paint Your Pinky2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S microscopes. Young Cooks This project is doing more to raise Rotary’s profile in the Fundraiser community and work with other organisations than any Jenny Gill is now freed up from other in many years her heavy work schedule and able to head up her fundraising initiative. PE Bryant Stokes has Changeover undertaken to make an approach to Wesfarmers for sponsorship, Night which is the next step with advancing this fundraiser. Please put 30th June in your diary for the Club Changeover Dinner. All members, spouses, Member Update family, friends, Friends of the Club and potential members A speedy recovery is sent to are encouraged to attend to Claire Forsdyke who has recently make the function a success. undergone a surgical procedure. It was great to see Ken Collins at District Governor Elect Liz Rotary last Wednesday after his and Ian Westoby will be guests recent surgery. of the club as will our outbound Ambassadorial Paddy Ramanathan is being laid Scholar Justin Hewett and his low with an old medical partner Yoko. Justin will be problem. We hope you recover heading off to China a few quickly and are back with us days later so it will be an soon. opportunity for us to farewell Justin before his departure. Tax Deductible Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Photo: Poster for Paint Your Pinky Melvista Ave, Nedlands Gifts Time: 6:30pm for 7.00pm Cost: $50.00 per person for As we are now heading towardswas arranged with the Rotary who are prepared to assist on a 3 course meal with bar the end of the Financial Year, ifFoundation by Ken as a direct 16th August should ensure service available. any members would like torequest for assistance from our they make an application nowmember Alan Stewart to take a for a card if they do not reduce the amount of tax they Please RSVP to club Secretary pay to the ATO, there are twoteam of indigenous leaders already have one. Daniel Forsdyke. excellent areas in which Taxand health workers fromWiluna to Fiji to teach them Deductible gifts can be made.‘village life’ and how better to Magnifying To minimise transactions on the night payment is sought inorganise their community. Firstly, there is the newly set up Microscopes advance by either paying at a weekly meeting or by deposit RCFB Charitable Foundation. Funds are required in theRYDA Chief Scientists Lyn Beazley into the Club Westpac Operating Account BSB 036034 Charity account before projects continues to promote the can be funded. Account No 304015. PleaseMembers are asked to let Magnifying Microscope make sure you put your name Secondly, the Rotary FoundationHamish Mackie know if you Project as she travels the state. as the reference so that we of Rotary International is the armare able to assist with the know who the money is from! of Rotary which funds our matchRotary Youth Driver Dr Kerry Trayler, PrincipalAwareness on 16th August. Scientist with the Swan River for Matching Grants, GroupHere is your opportunity to be Trust has communicated with The Four Way Study Exchange Teams, Ambassadorial Scholars, Peace John Clarke (CEO of the Scholars and PolioPlus. Oura part of one of the manyoutstanding youth projects Science Teachers Association of WA) and our club. The Speaking Contest Club has already benefitedRotary is involved with. Trust has a ‘Ribbons of Blue’ significantly in a number of these Donna Bicknell and Jenny Gill areas. Please contact Ken if you coordinator and are looking atMembers can go along on 23rd are working on the Four Way are interested in financially putting information on theJune to a RYDA which is being Speaking Contest with the supporting the Rotary microscope project on theirarranged by the Rotary Club four local Colleges and Foundation. website. John Clarke is alsoof Matilda Bay to see what the possibly Ellenbrook Secondary looking at putting informationproject is about and what is College. Remember, every dollar on their website on, and isinvolved. hopeful of following up the contributed goes to projects as all activities booklet put out by administration costs involvedWorking with Children Cards Watercorp with some more with Rotary come from our dues,are a requirement so members sophisticated uses of the not money contributed toRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N Sprojects. $1000.00 per member; of Rotary is this combination. $139,000.00 to vaccinate over Auditions took place in MayThe Rotary Foundation one million children. I was with two applicants beingrecognises gifts of US$1,000 the National Coordinator for Burundi Peace selected for six weeks of freeand more with Paul Harris Polio-plus so worked closely tuition classes that will helpFellowships, multi PHFs, with Paul. Choir hone their artistic talent andMajor Donor crystals etc all product. Congratulations toas a form of appreciation for With Paul, I think of the too Kulcha Camp is a fantastic Burundi Peace Choir andmonies given. many times that I did not mentorship program of Together As One. take the time to have tea with professional development Paul and his wonderful wife, tuition for emerging artistsFriendship, Elima. We do get tied up in taught by practising industry our own little knots and professionals. The aim of theFellowship and think that what we are doing project is to assist new, is so important, but it is the culturally diverse acts intoService friendships we make that are professional opportunities the most important of all. I with the arts industry.Following on from the suppose that I will alwaysmessage in last week’s struggle to find the properbulletin by the Rotary balance; but I will alwaysFoundation Chairman, Past treasure the tea that I drank with Paul and Elima. I RC Freshwater BayRotary InternationalPresident Carl-Wilhelm supplied the cookies and Elima supplied the tea. She Changeover DinnerS t e n h a m m a r, BillCadwallader, a Past Director was from an English family from Fiji. Paul supplied the The Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club offriend of Ken and Di’s from Freshwater Bay. Homer, New York State in the overflowing love.” When: Thursday 30th June, 2011. USA has written: Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave, We are encouraged to remember that members of Nedlands 6009. “Yesterday my good friend, Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm. Dr. Paul Higgins, a Rotary are members of the family of Rotary. Bill’s Cost: $50ppwonderful Rotarian, died at Note: Please advise of any special dietaryage 95. He was the chairman message is another reminder of the fact that Rotary was requirementsof our Polio-plus campaignwhen our club raised founded on Fellowship and Service and that the success Program for June Date Details Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Simone Carot Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. 8th June Ian Fletcher - BHP PO Box 168, Public Affairs Nedlands, Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Western Australia, 6909 15th June Hon. Gavin Fielding Meetings 22nd June Club Forum 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 8th June TBA 08 9385 0471 Fax 15th 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