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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 9455! ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 3, Issue 8 23rd - 29th August 2010 From the President Next Meeting Club Assembly New Youth Committee From the Desk of the Historic Moments: Find out what is What is happening Find out what was See what these District Governor Rotary’s Emblem happening around the next meeting? Find discussed at the club committee changes Find out what is The current Rotary club. out now.. assembly last weekend. mean. happening around the emblem was not the Page 1 Page 1 Page 2 Page 2 District. first. Find out some Page 3 history. Page 4 Last week saw the re- Rotary Club. Three MLC From the establishment of a creche at Our speaker at the last students and one of the the meeting, with Ella James meeting was PDG Paul students' fathers also came President babysitting Ariana and Eva in Gianatti from the Rotary along to learn about Interact, the chapel (with the Club of Mt Lawley, and we sought their input Dear Fellow Rotarians, permission of the hospital – accompanied by his wife about whether they would be thank you Bryant Stokes!). Doreen. Paul has started up interested in the program. August is flying by! Now that a separate room is two Interact Clubs in Perth, With positive feedback all Hopefully the electronic finally available for children and informed us about what round, we will now look at committee meetings are to be minded, we hope to be he had learned and how best gathering enough 14 – 17 drawing to a close, and we'll able to attract more members to go about it. He reiterated year olds to form a be seeking your feedback as who may not be otherwise that the successful community-based Interact to how you found that about to commit to meetings continuation of an Interact club. method of working. because of child-minding Club is dependent on the responsibilities. support of its sponsoring It was lovely to see Lyn Packer at our meeting last week while she is back in Perth for a while. We love to see our Friends of the Club whenever possible! Yours in Rotary Service, Simone Carot Collins Club President Next Meeting The speaker at this week's meeting will be Lisa Guppy, the Ambassadorial Scholar selected from our district for 2010-11. Lisa will tell us about her scholarship, where she will be going to University College London to work on water scarcity. Lisa will also talk about water poverty in Cambodia and Vietnam. Also in attendance will be Justin Hewett, our applicant Photo: MLC students Kathleen Elliott, Sally Thomson, Hannah McDonald and PDG Paul for the next Ambassadorial Gianatti Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  • 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S Scholarship. Justin is a final night stalks, 10 pin like to be involved, please let year Law Student at UWA. bowling, and more Marcos know. He speaks Mandarin and vocational outings Shelter Boxes would like to study in China, with a goal of working for • a general agreement that Margaret Stuart shared the Waist Disposal Human Rights for the it's better to have a great news that fundraising Chinese. smaller number of larger efforts of the students of Challenge fundraisers than regular Phoenix College on August small ones, but more 13th was matched by the Weigh-ins will happen this Club Assembly detailed proposals College to fund two Shelter week, so please come needed to be provided Boxes. prepared! Our first club assembly for before members could this Rotary year was give feedback on Our club is now sitting in 5th extremely well attended. As whether they could help New Youth place on the leaderboard, well as the majority of our with long-time leader club members, Linda French • a large “Amazing Race” Committee Dalkeith recently toppled by from the Rotary Club of type fundraiser could South Perth-Burswood. Heirisson told us about the help put our club on the This year we had planned to Dinner Auction she map split the massive Projects successfully organised, plus committee into 2 smaller PR in one friend of the club and The Club Service Committee committees, but ended up two prospective members will explore these areas Claremont On Friday 20th August, Ken Collins spent the day at Claremont Quarter promoting our club with display boards about our activities and Rotary banners. He was joined at 4pm by Margaret Stuart and Jen Martins. Free Small Business Seminar for Photo: Members at the club assembly Rotarians also came along to give their further and come back soon continuing under one feedback. with proposals. committee when we were The Rotary Club of unable to find a Director for Joondalup and Edith Cowan Outcomes from the assembly Sincere thanks to Toni and the Youth and Vocational University invites Rotarians include: Bill James for hosting the Committee. to a free small business event, and thank you to all seminar, Let’s Get Online: • Wednesdays remain the those who brought along Now that babysitting is Let’s GO. The purpose of the best night for the dishes to share for dinner available at meetings and he seminar is to assist small majority of members afterwards. is now able to attend business people to improve meetings, Marcos Carot their business profile and • availability on weekends Collins has offered to take on practices by getting online. is quite variable, so we'll Club Dues the role of Youth Director. For more see endeavour to vary the Marcos has substantial first- www.letsgo.org.au timing of other events Club dues are now hand experience with many on both Saturdays and OVERDUE. Rotary programs, including Date: Tuesday, 7th September Sundays setting up Interact clubs in Time: 17:30 - 19:30 Treasurer Toni James sent all Argentina, 9 years as a Venue: ECU Joondalup • vegetables and dip have members invoices on 15th Rotaractor (including serving Campus, New Library been added in place of July. If you have not received as a District Rotaract Building 31, Room 447, some of the cheeses at your invoice, please contact Representative in both Entrance @ 270 Joondalup our meetings Toni. Argentina and Australia, and Drive, Joondalup two terms on the Rotary Refreshments provided • interest in a variety of Around half the club International Rotaract Register now by email social events, held members have not yet paid Committee), and a facilitator l.thornton@ecu.edu.au or around once a month, their dues. Please pay any on RYLA. phone Lynne Thornton on preferably at no/low outstanding dues as soon as 6304 2492. cost, including dinners possible. The committee itself is still to at members' homes, be established. If you would 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  • 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S the Rotary Fellowships European languages) joined p ro g r a m . Rotary together to practice their Fellowships are groups hobby. In 1947 Rotarians of Rotarians, Rotarian organized a group of boating spouses and Rotaractors enthusiasts, which became the who unite to: share a Yachting Fellowship. These common interest in activities gained more worthwhile recreational attention and operated over activities, further their the years under many vocational development different names, such as World through acquaintance Fellowship Activities, with others of the same International Vocational profession, make new Contact Groups, Rotary friends around the Recreational and Vocational world, explore new Fellowships, and finally opportunities for Rotary Fellowships. As of June service, and of course, 2010 there are 55 Board- have fun! recognized Rotary Fellowships covering all sorts How can Rotary of hobbies and professions, Fellowships lead to including music, doctors, and Bigger, Better, Bolder scuba diving, just to name a clubs? Rotary few. (There is even a new Fellowships are a great Rotarians On Social Networks way for Rotarians to Fellowship!) share ideas and make new friends in Rotary. Whether it is just for the fun of By joining a fellowship, it, or to build relationships Rotarians will with others in your experience the professional field, fellowships internationality of are a great addition to any Rotary and form Rotary experience. For more relationships that are information on Rotary the basis of future club Fellowships visit visit to club partnerships for www.rotary.org/fellowships service projects. Rotarians involved in Photo: Ken Collins with PR stand on Rotary at Claremont Quarter fellowships are among From the Desk of the District Governor As the Membership month of August draws to a close we will soon enter September which is New Generations month. It is very pleasing to note the work being done on membership in our Clubs. Most Clubs are working on membership development. One Club has changed some of the traditional elements of its meeting format to make it more attractive to younger Photo: Display board from PR stand people. RI Programs Division the most committed of our Fellowship: members, and their Some Clubs have sought assistance from our District Rotarians often cite fellowship activities increase Sharing Ideas as the reason why they joined membership retention. Membership team led by Jerry Pilcher. Jerry and his team a Rotary club. With so many and Connecting diverse Rotary clubs all over Rotary Fellowships have thrown themselves into the challenge and are working the world, the opportunity for informally began in 1928 People connection and collaboration when a group of Rotarians hard with Clubs to help them grow their membership. is truly inspiring. One of the with an interest in Worldwide ways in which Rotarians can Esperanto (a language Extension efforts are being led bridge continents is through derived from many By Amanda Runge Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  • 4. S E Q U O I A C L U B by PDG Bill Benbow. His Rotary International District a similar design, placing the approved the emblem that was efforts are bearing fruit as we 9455 name of their city at the then in use. Not all written move closer to the chartering bottom in place of descriptions were updated of a new Club at Mindarie; we International Association. The immediately, however. To clear expect to celebrate the Charter Historic number of spokes and cogs up any confusion caused by the at a meeting in October. Bill is was unspecified. various decisions about the also pursuing interest in a Moments: emblem between 1912 and 1929, New Generations Club in As a result, numerous a standard description of the Perth and there are further Rotary's variations on the emblem were existing design, with a keyway, opportunities in country areas. in use by 1918. The Board was approved by the 1929 We need to keep up the good Emblem appointed Charles convention. work with membership By Susan Hanf and Joe Derr  Mackintosh, of the Rotary development and extension. Rotary International News Club of Chicago, and Oscar The Rotary emblem, like 17 August 2010 Bjorge, of the Rotary Club of Rotary’s name and other logos, is On the weekend of 21st and Duluth, to the Special a registered trademark. Clubs, 22nd August a few of us will The Rotary emblem, Committee to Standardize the districts, and Rotary Entities are be in Canberra to participate in unchanged since 1924, was Rotary Emblem. welcome to use the Rotary the Australian Rotary redesigned many times in the emblem subject to the guidelines Conference which has the early years of the organization. Bjorge drafted an emblem with for the use of the Rotary Marks theme: "Towards a Stronger In 1905, Montague M. Bear, an six spokes and 24 cogs, giving as set forth by the RI Board of Rotary in Australia". The engraver and member of the it a sturdy appearance. In this Directors. These guidelines Conference follows a Rotary Club of Chicago, design, the number of teeth govern the use of the Rotary successful membership sketched a wagon wheel with and spokes was intended to Marks on all merchandise, conference held in Canberra 13 spokes. When fellow club reflect a real, working promotional materials, and two years ago but the scope of members began to complain gearwheel, and not any aspect publications, including domain this Conference has been that the design was static and of Rotary's history. names and websites. broadened and we will enjoy lifeless, Bear added flourishes the presence of RI President that made the wheel appear to In November 1919, the Board Ray Klinginsmith. ride on a bed of clouds. adopted Bjorge’s design and a Unfortunately, some members detailed description, and the In September we will celebrate felt the clouds looked like 1921 convention formally the many youth and young dust, defying the laws of approved them. For many adult programmes that fall gravity by being kicked up on years, descriptions of the into the "New Generations" both sides of the wheel. emblem simply referred to a avenue of service. 1920 article in The Rotarian, Participation in the Rotary Bear re s p o n d e d by “Redesigning the Rotary Youth Exchange programme superimposing a banner with Wheel,” which announced the continues to grow in District the words Rotary Club over Board’s decision. 9455 under the leadership of The Rotary Emblem circa 1910 the clouds. Peter Durrant. It is wonderful By 1924, Bjorge’s design had to see the renewed interest in In 1911, Secretary Chesley R. been modified to this flagship youth Perry recommended that include a programme. “action be taken by the keyway. This 13th Annual Dr Ken Collins addition has been The Youth Driver Awareness National Association to establish the wheel as the basic attributed to Will Address programme, RYDA, will enjoy part of the emblem of every R. Forker, of the Promoting The Rotary its first event in District 9455 Rotary club.” Clubs were Rotary Club of this month on 23 August; the invited to submit designs to an Los Angeles. He Foundation event is already emblem committee before the was reported to oversubscribed. Our District have said When: Monday, 29th November, 2010.  1912 convention in Duluth, Venue: Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester Park.  Coordinators Lindsey Francis Minnesota. Bjorge’s design (RC of Matilda Bay) and Peter m a d e n o Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm Perich (RC of Swan Districts) The Duluth convention provision for the Guest Speaker: RI President Ray Klinginsmith are keen to help Clubs provided some definition. transfer of power Alumni Speaker: Maryanne Tokome-Amu organise and run RYDA “The emblem consists of the to or from a shaft, events. The RY D A rendering the Cost: $45pp with cash bar available. basic principle of a wheel with management team visited gears cut on the outer edge. … wheel idle. Perth on 29th July to brief The spokes are to be so Forker perceived coordinators, presenters and others on the new syllabus for designed as to indicate Rotary “living as a force,” Change of Meeting strength; the object of the gears RYDA events; the new … being twofold; to relieve the and inserting a When: Thursday, 7st October, 2010.  syllabus is a big step forward plainness of the design, and … keyway into the Venue: Usual venue.  in delivering the safe driving symbolize power.” hub made the Time: Usual time. message to youth. new wheel a Guest Speaker: Phil Sherwood from RC Arden The word Rotary appeared at “real worker.” Arcade, California Yours in Rotary service the top and International Ian Hutton Association at the bottom. In January 1924, Note: this meeting is in place of our usual District Governor Clubs were encouraged to use the Board Wednesday meeting on Wed 6th Oct. f o r m a l l y 4 Nullam arcu leo, facilisis ut
  • 5. N E W H O R I Z O N S Upcoming Guest Speakers Date Speaker Topic 25th August Lisa Guppy - Outbound Ambassadorial Scholar My Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship: Water Poverty in Cambodia and Viet Nam 1st September Tony Baker What’s happening with fine arts? 8th September PDG Ron Geary Handicamp 22nd September Hon Nick Hasluck, AM Reflections of a newly retired judge Program for August/September Host - Introduction & Thank You Date Details Date Name 25th August Lisa Guppy - Outbound 25th September Daniel Forsdyke Ambassadorial Scholar 28th August (Saturday) Bunnings Sausage Sizzle Back-up Host 1st September Tony Baker - What’s happening with fine arts? Date Name 8th September Ron Geary - Handicamp 25th September 15th September Committee Meeting Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Simone Carot Collins — President president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au PO Box 168, 25th August Wilma McBain Nedlands, Di Collins — Secretary / Vice President Western Australia, 6909 1st September Judy Edwards secretary@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Meetings vicepresident@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Bill Hassell — President Elect / Club Queenslea Drive Administration Director Claremont clubadmin@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Email New Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 president@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Toni James — Treasurer Phone  treasurer@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au 08 9385 0471 Fax Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Bulletin Contributions projects@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au 08 9385 0472 Website Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Claire Forsdyke — International Director www.rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au sought from members of the club. foundation@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Facebook Why not use the bulletin to update the club http://www.facebook.com/ on the projects your committee is working Ken Collins — Membership Director freshwaterbayrotary on or promote the clubs next fundraising membership@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au event. Chartered 19 December 2008 Please forward articles and photos to daniel.forsdyke@rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 5

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