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New Horizons Vol 4 Issue 28

  1. 1. 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 4, Issue 28 3rd – 10th February 2012 Meeting for 1st FebruaryGillian & Clifford Yudelmanpresented on Maiti Nepal.An excerpt from the 50 minutedocumentary “The day my Goddied” was shown, followed by abrief power point presentationand ending with an animatedslideshow.They advised that the new Trafficked Nepalese girls as young as 6 years old are forced into prostitution in Mumbai is completed and the If they don’t service 5-50 clients a day they are beaten and tortured.slideshow is available for Anuradha Koirala and Maiti Nepal raids brothels to rescue, repatriate and rehabilitate these girls.sharing at the site. contact details on your Meeting) $60.00 (almost Membership List. Address: 53 sold out so please registerVisitors to the Club this week were Tyrell St, Nedlands. NOW for this function)Laura & Mike O’Hara, Claudia M. 0402 084 354 E:Renner, Susan Carew, Rtn. wonglee.yawehfoundation@gmail Assistance for GermanRhonda & Eddie Roe. .com Man Sought Joyce’s classification is Periodontist and Wong has the In last week’s Bulletin a request classification of Political Science with assistance was put out for Joyce & Wong Lee – Felix Schulze for an internship for newest members a period of 5-6 months. Anuradha Koirala – Through VP Bill Hassell’s contactsIt is a great pleasure to welcome Maiti Nepal with the German Consulate andJoyce and Wong Lee who were community, an offer has beenofficially inducted into the RCFB PE/CSD Gillian Yudelman is busy made which has been passed on tothis week. Please put their organising Anuradha Koirala’s Felix. visit to Perth in early March. The main purpose of the functions being organised are to raise funds for Anuradha’s work in rescuing young girls and women being trafficked from Nepal across borders into India. The following events are in place and your support is requested in publicising them Tues 6th March, Morning Tea at Chez Pierre $50.00 Wed 7th March, Induction of Joyce Wong Lee Buffet Dinner & Auction Induction of Wong Wong Lee (our official RotaryRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 1
  2. 2. participate. On 5th April a Club is being sought to look after the Four more weeks to German Team. The program for meet Presidential that day is a day in Fremantle. No Citation Criteria details have been provided, however, there are usually specificPRID Ken Collins is activities set out to do with thecommunicating with members Team eg. Maritime Museum,who have not yet contributed Prison Tunnel Tour, lunch etc.personally to the Rotary There is a cost involved for lunchFoundation, asking for support and any entries which may befor Rotary’s Foundation whose organised.mission is ‘doing good in the There is also an opportunity toworld’. It is Rotary’s host the German Team. NoFoundation for Peace. details on this are known.All contributions are required in Enquiries would have to be madethe coming four weeks to meet the as to whether it is hosting adeadline for the submission of the meeting or the Team members inpaperwork for the Presidential homes for a few days.Citation. Remember, personal David Gulland, sponsored by thecontributions are tax deductible. RCFB is a Team member on the outbound GSE to Georgia, USA. Stuart James presented with RYLA Certificate by DG Liz Westoby New Email for Gordon Hay RYLA participation certificates by Calum Foulner’s Upside DG Liz Westoby. Feedback fromWould all members please update the attendees was extremely Calum has been in Nepal with histheir Membership list to reflect a positive, all saying it had been a new project which is to plant anew email address for Gordon fantastic experience. Another coffee plantation with the fundsHay. It is great program for youth. from this venture going to the Medical needs of a remote village. Group Study Exchange Calum emailed to say that he’d Teams attended a meeting at the RC Kantipur in Kathmandu and that RYLA The District has two GSE Teams Club has completed the due in in the coming months. The paperwork for his project to beThe Rotary Youth Leadership Team from D. 1880, Germany, listed with Rotary Australia WorldCamp has been held at the Bickley arrive 25th March and depart 25th Community Service (RAWCS).Recreation Camp, Orange Grove, April. Rtn. Debbie Cash will be thefrom 28th Jan to 3rd February. The Team from Georgia, USA, Club’s contact person for this22 potential youth leaders (10 arrive 15th April and depart 15th project.male and 12 female) aged between May. An amazing young leader, Cal is18 and 25 have spent a week The RCFB has the opportunity to doing a great job in his NGOexperiences challenges and be involved with these teams if Upside to assist the poor inpersonal growth under the members would like to remote areas of Nepal.guidance of camp leaders.Stuart James was sponsored toattend RYLA by the RCFB this Awareness Cambodiayear and last year our Awardeewas Calum Foulner. Two D. 9455’s Rotary Foundationoutstanding examples of young Ambassadorial Scholar, Justinyouth leaders. Hewett, sponsored by the RCFB isToni and Bill James, together currently studying Chinese Law atwith Ken and Di Collins attended Tsinghau University in Beijing.the RYLA 2012 dinner (prepared Justin’s parents have visited ourby the Rylarians) on Thursday, Club and have an NGO,2nd February, where a selection of Awareness Cambodia, with theirthe Awardees told of their primary mission to educate thechallenges and experiences children of Cambodia, post Polduring the week, performed skits Pot.and were presented with their Calum Foulner at RC Kantipur, NepalRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 2
  3. 3. For the past 15 years Gary and full, with registrants mainlyKim Hewett and their team from D. 9465.have worked out of their Perth Sec. Di has the Registrationoffice and on the ground in Form is any members areCambodia. Projects such as interested in learning to useSunshine House, Eco Farm, Facebook more safely andHouse of Progress , Graduation effectively.House, Operation Nightingaleand the Internet Cafe aregradually helping to build a RI Be a Vibrant Clubbrighter future for Cambodia. ‘Your Club LeadershipSee Plan’A new project ‘Case forChange’ is all about helping Best PracticesCambodian students get a fairgo at education by providing Photo of Rylarians at RYLA Camp Strong clubs foster innovationthem with backpacks and basic and flexibility. This collectionschool supplies. For every he’s been unable to find a of best practices is intended to$15.00, Awareness Cambodia will guarantor to support him with a strengthen clubs – the firstpurchase backpacks (and letter and bank statement. priority of the RI Strategic Plan –supplies) with the organisations Well done to Aaron on his by motivating members tologo printed onto the bag. Any dedication and sacrifices to bring implement new ideas to increaseRotarians wishing to personally his dream of education to a the vitality of the this project, contributions reality. These best practices include:are Tax Deductible.  Developing long-range Sustainable Cambodia goals that address the elements of an effectiveAmbassadorial Scholar PDG Allan Lewins, who spends club. Aaron Chinyimba much of his life committed to  Setting annual goals that Sustainable Cambodia, advises support long-range goals.Around 18 months ago Aaron there will be a booth on the  Keeping all membersChinyimba spoke at one of our project at the International involved and informed.meetings. He commenced his Convention in Bangkok in May.  Communicatingtime in Perth as a RF Rotarians in D. 9455 and 9465 effectively with clubAmbassadorial Scholar, from have had a positive impact on members and DistrictZambia to D. 9465. Aaron has improving the health and welfare leaderssince transferred to a six year law of the agrarian people of Pursat  Ensuring continuity indegree as he sees this as the Province, Cambodia. Rotarians leadership from year togreatest way to assist the poor and who have been working with this year.disadvantaged people in his home project for some years from  Customising the bylaws tocountry. Canada, USA and other parts of reflect club operationsAaron is working hard, under Australia will also be working in  Providing regulardifficult circumstances to bring the Booth. Attendees at the fellowship opportunities.his degree to fruition. He emailed Convention, be sure to call by the  Actively involving all clubSec. Di last week to say his young booth and talk with PDG Allan members.sister-in-law had just died of and his team.  Offering regular,Malaria, leaving three small consistent trainingchildren, one a baby. Aaron’s wife  Assigning committeesand small child are back in Rotary in WA Facebook that support your club’sZambia, while he is working as a Seminar operational needs,cleaner at UWA four hours every including administration,morning, attending classes in the Lead presenter is AG Simone membership, publicafternoons and studying evenings. Carot Collins. She will be assisted relations, service projectsHe is also earning money by Kero O’Shea from D. 9465. and The Rotarypainting, washing cars and paving With 120 capacity for the Seminar UWA. He has been in Perth 31 on Sunday, 12th February at themonths and will be here until North Lake Senior Campus in2015. Aaron is unable to bring his Kardinya, commencing at 8.30amfamily to Perth, where his wife (registration) and concluding atmay have been able to work to 1.00pm, the Seminar is almostassist with the money situation asRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 3
  4. 4. The RC of Wyong Tuggerah, D. 9680, NSW has just placed an order for two schools and is funding them with sponsorship from the ANZ Bank and an Accountants Practice. With an average of 350 students at WA schools, it is estimated that almost 58,000 students have benefited from this project thus far. Working With children cards All members are requested to obtain these cards, if they do not already have them, as it is not known when a member may be required to assist in any capacity with a young person under the age of 18. Members with cards who have not obtained them through the Club, please advise Sec. Di of your number and the expiry date for club records. Update on Members Jill Henderson enhanced our last meeting by bringing along a box of delicious Club arranging a Club Assembly and Baklava which all in attendance Assemblies/Forums Forum. A Club Assembly/Forum thoroughly enjoyed. Many thanks will be held soon. Jill and good to have you back From the ‘Your Club after your travels. Leadership Plan’ Also good to have back from Update on the holidays near and far, wereConduct club assemblies that Microscope project Mignon Shardlow and Alistairinvolve members in the planning Brown along with Bill and Sueprocess and keep them informed With a few orders still trickling in, Hassell.of Rotary activities. despite the school holidays, theClub assemblies help all club current statistics, including the Birthdays andmembers stay current and feel orders currently being brought to Anniversariesincluded in club activities. fruition are: 4,459 units haveCSD Gillian Yudelman has been (or being ) put into 165 Nil this weekcompiled a Questionnaire which schools with sponsorship by 41she has sent out to all members Rotary Clubs and twofor their responses prior to Corporations.Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 4
  5. 5. Roster for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for Month of February/March 2012 Date Program Duty Attendance Introduction Vote of Thanks 8th February TBA Wilma McBain Leonie Still Vanessa Wood Alistair Brown 15th February Joe Porter Rex Evans Margaret Stuart Max Hipkins Toni James 16th February Board Meeting Clifford 88, Broadway Lower Level 5.30pm Yudelman Broadway Fair Dental Care Nedlands Shopping Centre22nd February ‘Peacefull’ Max Hipkins Joyce Wong Lee Mignon Shardlow Paddy message on World Ramanathan Understanding and Peace 23rd February Rotary’s 107th Birthday UNDERSTANDING & PEACE DAY WORLD 29th February Club Jim Gould Debbie Cash N/A N/A Assembly/Forum 7th March Anuradha Koirala Ken & Di Ken Collins & Rob Gillian Yudelman Graeme Prior Dinner 6.30pm Collins Pearce NB: ‘Duty’ responsibility is to set up venue and to pack away venue after meeting. Hamish Mackie – New Café, Bethesda Hospital Generations Director Queenslea DriveBoard Rotary 2011-12 Claremont, 6010Bryant Stokes – President Jim Gould – Membership President-Bryant Director E-mail Collins – Secretary Jenny Gill – Fundraising Director 0419 919 572 jennypgill@gmail.comToni James – Bill Hassell – Vice President Bulletin Editor Clifford Yudelman/Di CollinsGillian Yudelman –Club ServiceDirector, President Elect Club Details The Rotary Club of Freshwater Hay - Community/ Bay, Inc.Vocational Service Director PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 Collins – International aterbayrotaryService Director Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Chartered 19 December 2008Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 5