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New Horizons Volume 1 Issue 19

  1. 1. New Horizons The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 ! District 9450! ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 1, Issue 19" 25th - 31st May 2009 Funds for PolioPlus Letter from the Club Club Foundation Club Assembly GSE Adventures Rotary Foundation Details on recent and President Presentation by PP Review of the Club The latest adventures of Thought of the Week upcoming events. Update on club Kerry McAuliffe. Assembly held on 23rd the team in Texas. This week’s thought is Page 2 activities from the Club Page 2 May. Page 3 about the Permanent President. Page 3 Fund. Page 2 Page 4 and neighbouring Presidential countries, the certificates were Citations presented by PRID Ken Collins. Sixteen of the twenty eight Presidents in the District, along with three Rotaract Presidents Right: Collins President were presented with Di Collins receiving the Presidential Citations at the Presidential Citation Rotary Club of Perth’s meeting from PRID Ken Collins on Friday, 22nd May, 2009. President DK Lee was Below: D9450 Presidents scheduled to present these receiving their certificates himself, however, Presidential Citations due to a back problem which from DG Sue Rowell and prevented him from carrying PRID Ken Collins out his planned travel to Perth Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S family of four children who club on our return home in wonderful venue of the Letter from the lost their father last year and July. Government House Ballroom. whose mother has lupus. Club President They are in need of school Due to the resignation of Glenn Darlington, Secretary Bill James, Toni’s husband, has organised for a large sheet uniforms and some canteen Dear Rotarians, Daniel called for nominations of canvas to be donated to the vouchers which the club has for a PE for 2009-10. With no club on which he will paint This week committee agreed to fund and Bryant other nomination than the PolioPlus logo which the meetings have been held. will work with the Principal Simone Carot Collins, she has club will seek permission to The International Service/ to help this family in these been duly elected to that take to schools and shopping Rotary Foundation small ways. Setting up a position. Simone comes to centres. # Some 25 years ago Committee is active, well Rotaract club in one of the this position with a vast PRID Ken had shoppers organised and has presented UWA Colleges will also be amount of Rotary experience contribute silver coins to a budget for the coming investigated. to lead the club in its early cover the blue lines on the Rotary year. Claire has A letter has been received years. globe of the world and gold cheques to be sent off for the from the Coordinator of coins to fill in the two polio Annual Programs Fund for Yours in Rotary Service, Charitable Collections to say drops and the face of the US$1,000 and US$500 for Di Collins that our application for a infant. # This also raised the PolioPlus. A Group Study Charitable Licence will be Charter Club President awareness of the Exchange Team application considered at their next immunisation of children that has been passed on to the meeting on 9th June. At the Rotary is doing and it will District for Andrea Williams who is an outstanding Club Assembly almost 1" Club Elections also alert the local community hours was spent discussing a for the need to protect our candidate and well known Annually, around the end of Club Foundation. PE Kerry own children by having them to several of us for her November or early McAuliffe presented a immunised. # The club is excellent work at State and December, the members of number of options for grateful to Bill and Toni for National level with St John the Club will elect a Board for consideration and will now their efforts in this area. Ambulance First Aid the following year. # put together something that Volunteers. I will be signing Peter will keep the club as a Club we can look more As the Rotary Year is from the Peace Fellow Application informed as to the details of closely at and come to the July to June, the Board for Rohallah Haidari on the production of West Side best possible decision for Members elected at the end Monday, prior to our Story that Richard is what will be beneficial to the of 2009 will have the departure for the UK on performing in in August.# club long term in this area. opportunity to undertake Tuesday and Bill Hassell will Once again, PolioPlus will Kerry will liaise with Rajah training in the first half of work with Rohallah to have benefit from the sale of Senathirajah and Jan Stewart 2010, before taking office for this into the Rotary tickets, so please put the date in the coming weeks. We are the 2010-11 Rotary Year. Foundation in a timely in your diary and bring along indebted to Kerry for the manner, well prior to the friends.# Watch this space for time and expertise he is deadline. putting into assisting the RC Funds for the date of the musical! The Projects committee has of Freshwater Bay with the funded two students, Emma establishment of an PolioPlus Club Court and Jessica Blades, appropriate Club from MLC, to the RYPEN (Rotary’s Youth Program of Foundation. A huge thank you must go to Peter Symons who arranged Foundation Toni James will chair the Enrichment) Camp this for a donated water purifier Kerry McAuliffe, from the meetings in my absence for weekend at a cost of $350 for to be auctioned at a Wellness Rotary Club of Perth, the next seven weeks. Toni, the two. A student has been seminar at his home on attended the Club Assembly who is our PR and Marketing identified by Christ Church Saturday.# The water purifier on Saturday 23rd May to Director has been in contact Grammar for the club to put brought in $395. discuss the establishment of a with the Post Community forward to the District Club Foundation. News and has a journalist Peter also organised for $8.00 Committee for the National prepared to assist the club from the sale of tickets to Several models of how this Youth Science Forum. with PR in the local Rotarians, from a concert by could be done were Manna Industries may have community. Toni also has the Giovanni Consort on presented. These included a to be handled by the many exciting ideas for Friday 22nd May to also go to ‘Company Incorporated by International Committee, the fundraising activities. July PolioPlus. # Many thanks to Limited Guarantee’, and proposed garden at will be the first of these with the Rotarians who supported ‘Incorporated Association’ Graylands Hospital is still a Christmas in July, which this either by attending the and a ‘Trust Deed’. being investigated. Bryant she would like each of us to concert or by donating $8.00 Stokes is working with Ken Kerry then asked the try and organise a table of to the cause.# Wyatt on the exciting work members what they wanted guests to attend. they envisage with The money from these two the Foundation to achieve - indigenous communities. We’re delighted to have two activities will go towards such as providing donors Five bags of knitted items new members agreed to join replenishing the funds (US with tax deductibility on their (jumpers, blankets, scarves us. They are Jane Armstrong $500) the club has just donations to the Club. and hats) were handed over from Graylands Hospital a contributed to PolioPlus. # to Alan Stewart on Saturday nurse specialist and Anne Peter’s son, Richard, is a With the information morning for the aboriginals McAnearney, a primary member of the Giovani obtained during the Club in Wiluna. The Principal at school teacher and Elizabeth Consort and those of us who Assembly Kerry is going to Mt Claremont Primary Bain’s sister. Both will be attended this concert enjoyed put together a proposal for school has identified a needy officially inducted into the the beautiful music in the the Club, and present the 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S proposal at the next Club Friday 8th May Assembly in July. The team all had individual # vocational days today. Gracie Club Assembly and Renee visited the WJ Ranch, Nina took some time Thank you to Jan Stewart for at the Wellness / Fitness making Lotterywest available Centre in town and Grace to members for the club visited the local College. assembly on Saturday In the afternoon I (Renee) morning and thank you to went to LifeNet which is the those members who braved local ambulance service in the wintery conditions to Texarkana. I started the tour attend the Assembly .# meeting with the HR and Bryant Stokes has kindly Payroll managers learning all offered to look into acquiring there was to know. I then had a projector and screen for the the privilege of going on a club so that it has its own flight in their helicopter. The when speakers wish to use view was amazing. I then PowerPoint presentations.# headed out with the shift Currently the club borrows supervisor and got to witness these items from wherever the EMT's and Paramedics in they can be sourced so action. It was awesome to see sincere thanks go to Bryant them in action (although on for his initiative and nothing serious) I was generosity in this area. extremely jealous of the # hydraulic stretchers. Thanks As previously mentions the to David for organising such establishment of a Club an amazing day. Foundation was extensively Saturday 9th May discussed, with a proposal to Grassy Lake Tour be tabled at the next Club Thank you to William for his Assembly. wonderful hospitality and The Club’s budget for delicous food when we 2009-10 was also discussed, visited his cabin at Grassy Above: Alan Stewart with Baby Jumpers to take to Wiluna with some minor changes Lake. It is a natural area used made to the International mostly for duck hunting and Committee’s budget. It was William treated us to his noted that the Project speciality - wild duck gumbo. Committee’s budget will We also had fresh salmon need to tabled shortly. steaks on the BBQ (grill), corn bread and a fabulous The next Club Assembly is crawfish et tu fe. scheduled for Saturday 25th July. The team travelled out to a picnic area in the middle of the lake where William Traveling cranked up the BBQ for all the goodies. As we chatted Rotarians and shared a few quiet wines we noticed the sky getting Welcome home from darker and the wind picking Argentina to Simone and up (again eeek!!). Another Marcos Carot Collins and to boat arrived and announced Judith Dowson from Sydney.# we had a tornedo warning Jes Senathirajah is back in for the area (EEEEEKKKKK!!) Above: Renee Wirth on the LifeNet helicopter is Texarkana, Texas, USA Malaysia, Roh Siriwardena is so we shut all the windows in Sri Lanka and Ken and Di and hunkered down until the Farewells are never easy and host families and trundled off Collins are leaving for the UK worst of it passed. Needless leaving Texarkana was no to eat lunch and settle in to on Tuesday, attending the RI to say the girls all babbled different. Today saw us move our new abodes before Convention in Birmingham, like a bunch of excited on to the final stop on our setting out on yet another and will be away until# 10th chooks once the fear had trip - Clarksville. We were adventure. July. passed. Lots of laughs and picked up by our old Rotary talk of a fatalistic end to our Friends PDG Bill Rains and young lives were entertained Tammy Taylor from the GSE on the wet trip back to shore. Rotary Club of Clarksville. Tuesday 12th May The trip to Clarksville was Adventures Look out Clarksville - here short and we were met at the we come! Presbyterian Church by our Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S Bowelscan Kits The Rotary “Rotarians of today are leaving a legacy to the children of the that Rotarians of today not only make it a habit of making We have had a number of Foundation world when we, Rotary, join our world partners in the an annual contribution each and every year, but leave a queries in regard to an article celebration of the certification percentage of their estate or a in the West Australian on the Week 47: This week’s Rotary of the eradication of polio from one-time significant gift to The 11th of May, the article related Foundation Thought is about the world. More importantly, Rotary Foundation’s to the Federal Government the Permanent Fund. and I do mean more Permanent Fund? This should Screening Program. # The When reflecting on our importantly, is the fact that the be the dream, goal and reality Bowelscan kit is not affected personal estates and the legacy Rotarians of today and of all Rotarians. We need just and any result is correct as at we want to leave, have we t o m o r ro w have the look and see and feel and touch the time the sample was taken.# thought about how much we opportunity to leave their own the wonderful programs and Any queries in regard to the can afford to give away? legacy of ‘doing good in the projects we are continually Government S c re e n i n g world’ for future educational completing that help the world Program should be addressed Trustee Louis Piconi shares and humanitarian service know a more humane society to 1800 118 868. these inspiring remarks: programs. Do we dare dream and a more peaceful world.” Jeff Cairns Guest Speaker Support Program for May/ June Date Details Date Details 28th May Michael Reeves - Shelter Box Margaret Stuart to Introduce 28th May Michael Reeves - Shelter Box Mary Anne Wright to give Vote of 4th June Steve Weychan - Climb for a Smile Thanks 11th June Jeffrey Williams - The 2006 Tsunami 4th June Steve Weychan - Climb for a Smile Judith Dowson to Introduce 18th June Committee Meetings Andrea Hayward to give Vote of Thanks Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Date Name Rotary Year 2008-09 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Di Collins — President 28th May Andrea Hayward Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 4th June Rajah Senathirajah Ken Collins — Vice President / Membership Director Meetings 11th June Marcos Carot Collins Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital 18th June Elizabeth Bain Queenslea Drive Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Claremont 25th June Simone Carot Collins Email Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Phone! 08 9385 0471 Bulletin Contributions Bryant Stokes — Projects Director Fax 08 9385 0472 Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Claire Forsdyke — International Director Website sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club Toni James — PR & Marketing Facebook on the projects your committee is working Committee Director on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646 event. Please forward articles and photos to Peter Symons — Club Administration Chartered 19 December 2008 Director 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450