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 15 11th - 17th October 2010
This Week's Guest Last Week New President Pride of For Your Diary Rosters
We're meeting on Were rumours that Elect Workmanship Dinner meetings and Host and attendance
Thursday to hear from “our Kylie” met a See who has agreed to Learn about the winner other special occasions: rosters, and the
a special international special Frenchman step up to fill the of our first Pride of DG Visit, Club meeting schedule for
guest! while on Group position recently Workmanship Award Birthday, an overseas the month ahead.
Page 1 Study Exchange vacated by Bill Hassell for a business in our guest speaker and more Page 5
true? Page 2 local community! Page 4
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Letter from the President photos, Rob Rohrlach for his news week. We are delighted to have you
contributions, and Daniel's time in as a member Jenny and look forward
The value of teamwork and collating it all and sourcing to a long and happy association with
delegation becomes most evident international news. you.
when one becomes unable to carry
out their regular responsibilities. The bulletin is just one example of Yours in Rotary service,
great teamwork ending in a seamless Simone
I have been putting the bulletin result – be it a project, event, or even
together in Daniel's absence, and it is a well-run meeting, many hands to
quite a time consuming task to lay
This Week's Meeting
indeed make light work, and I thank
out and attempt to format all the all of you who do regularly This week's meeting will be a dinner
information and images. I am all the contribute to helping our club run meeting when District Governor Ian
more appreciative of those that do smoothly. and Jan Hutton do their Official Visit
contribute to the finished product
to our club.
you read each week: Di Collins in It was wonderful to formally
particular for news items and the welcome our newest member last The members of the Board are
required to meet with DG Ian at 5.30
pm for a Club Assembly, where the
Board members report on what is
happening in the club.
Fellowship commences at 6.30 pm
for a 7.00pm dinner. The cost is $40
per person and it is BYO drinks.
Your attendance is vital as the club is
obliged to pay for 30 and to cover
the cost we need at last 30 to attend
so please bring partners and
encourage friends to also come along
to hear this year’s message from the
With so many members away or
working, a committed effort is
required by everyone to make it a
Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
Fancy a Great Night Away? in the mid 1970s and rejoined Rotary high quality wheelchairs for a cost of
when he retired in 2006. Now a $100, sent anywhere in the world.
The raffle prize at the DG Visit member of the Rotary Club of He is now going to look at working
Dinner this week is worth a serious Arden-Arcade in District 5180, with ‘Wheelchairs for Kids’ on his
flutter: a night accommodation in a California, Phil kindly supported our return to Sacramento.
Classic King Room at the Matching Grant for the Manna
InterContinental at Burswood with Industries Kids in the Kitchen GSE Team for 2011
full buffet breakfast for two guests. project. Phil and Nancy will be
visiting the project on Tuesday (12th Our applicant Nana Kurosaki was
Thank you to Jen and Hamish for ) at 8.00am so they can take back not successful. She was well
this generous donation! first hand information on the project.prepared as far as knowledge was
concerned, however, she presented
He has become passionate about extremely nervously. It is
Last Week's Meeting International Service and has taken recommended she reapply next year.
up, amongst other projects, the
Jenny Gill was inducted as a member distribution of wheelchairs through The team that has been selected to
of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Ken Berring’s Wheelchair go to Germany in 2011 is:
Bay last Wednesday. Jenny holds Foundation in California. The chairs
the classification Aged Care – are manufactured in China and come Franziska Forrer – (Midland) -
Projects Manager. Her email is in a flat pack which take around 15 Team Leader
email@example.com and mobile mins to assemble.
is 0419 910 681. She has elected to Amanda Mulcahy – (Mt Lawley)
join the Community & Vocational Rotarians from the USA travel to Physio and policy officer - Health
Projects committee. Department
countries where quantities of Dianne Meredith – (Swan Valley)
wheelchairs are sent (mainly funded Media Advisor for Centrelink
Our guests last meeting were Phil through Rotary Foundation
and Nancy Sherwood, visiting from Matching Grants) and assist Rotary Rebecca Pickering – (Kununurra)
California. Metallurgical Superintendent Argyle
Clubs in the recipient countries to Diamonds Rio Tinto
assemble and distribute the chairs. Paul Channon – (Corrigin) Team
Phil Sherwood was a Rotary
Ambassadorial Scholar to Western Phil has discovered our own WA Leader CBH
Australia in1976 and 77. Phil was a ‘Wheelchairs for Kids’ in Malaga, a Reserve Janelle Veitch –(Subiaco)
member of the Rotary Club of project of the Rotary Club of Engagement Officer for Dept for
Rossmoyne during his stay in Perth Scarborough, which manufactures Communities
The German Team will visit WA in
2012 and in early 2011 the District
Committee will be contacting clubs
regarding their willingness to be
Due to the expansion of the District
the GSE program will be reviewed
over the next three months.
The completed application endorsed
by the District has been received by
the appropriate Rotary Foundation
staff member at Rotary Headquarters
Justin is heading towards his final
law exams and we wish him every
HORIZONS shortly, for an application to be put in and indicate which option(s) you
Rohallah Haidari process to receive deductible gift wish to attend:
recipient status for International
projects. Option 1) All day
Rohallah was sponsored last year by
Option 2) 1.30-3.45pm Bellweathers
our club for a Rotary Foundation
Peace Fellowship, unfortunately A reminder that outstanding of Climate Change Forum
Option 3) 4.15 – 4.45pm Launch of
unsuccessfully. Bill and Sue Hassell, Club dues are overdue Conservation Week 2010
who where his counsellors, have
Option 4) 4.45 – 9.30pm Citizen
continued to assist Rohallah. Would all members who have not yet Science & ClimateWatch programs
paid their dues please do so
Rohallah married Sima when he was immediately. The Club has paid your
in Afghanistan last year and just two District and Rotary International DG Visit
months ago she has been able to Dues along with your magazine When: Wednesday, 13st October, 2010.
come to Australia to live from subscription and we require your Venue: Bethesda Hospital Café
Moscow, where she has been dues to cover these costs. Time: 6:30 pm for 7 pm start.
studying for five years.
Guest Speaker: DG Ian Hutton
For several months Rohallah has
Pre Halloween Social Cost: $40 for dinner. BYO drinks
been working for the Government in Function Note: Board members to arrive for a meeting with
the DG at 5:30 pm.
Christmas Island as an interpreter
with the Boat people. He will be Saturday 30th October at 7.00pm at
going to Curtin Detention Centre to Toni and Bill James home, 4
continue his work, however, would Archdeacon Street, Nedlands is the 13th Annual Dr Ken
like to study law with an aim to assist date and venue for our next social Collins Address
refugees with their immigration activity. Promoting The Rotary
It will be a pre Halloween dinner Foundation
Good to see Rohallah happy and with with members requested to bring a When: Monday, 29th November, 2010.
bottle of drink and a dish to share. Venue: Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester
such positive direction in his life. Park.
There will be no cost involved and Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm
Charity Fund those who wish to dress up please do
so, however, those who prefer not to, Guest Speaker: RI President Ray
there is no pressure to attend in fancy Alumni Speaker: Maryanne TokomeAmu
Having been provided with a new dress.
ABN for the Charity Fund and our Cost: $45pp with cash bar available.
old ABN restored for the Rotary Conservation Week Note: This will replace our regular meeting on the
Club of Freshwater Bay Inc, we have 1st Wednesday of December.
received word from Maryanne
October 23rd - 30th is Conservation
McKenzie, the solicitor acting on our
Week, and our speaker that week will
behalf from Talbot and Olivier, that
we have received endorsement as a
be Professor Jorg Imberger, talking Club Birthday /
about sustainability. Our meeting has
deductible gift recipient, however,
been registered as a Conservation Christmas Party
this is just for projects within
Week event, to raise our profile in When: Thursday, 16th December, 2010.
our local community. Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave
Time: 6:30 pm for 7 pm start.
It has been quite a process getting
Club members are invited to attend Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
this far. The DGR status has been
the launch of Conservation Week. Cost: $45 – includes dinner
backdated to the date of the
allocation of our ABN which is 3rd Note: This will replace our regular meeting on the
Please register by Friday 15th October
September 2010. 15th of December.
Step one has been achieved.
Hopefully, step two will commence
Program for October & November 2010
am for September / October Topic
Date Speaker Host Attendance
13th October (Dinner) DG Ian Hutton District Governor's Official Visit Ken Collins Donna Bicknell
20th October Tony Munday Cambodia Bus Project Warren Milner Elizabeth Bain
27th October Jorg Imberger Water Research Rob Rohrlach Daniel Forsdyke
3rd November TBC Wilma McBain Donna Bicknell
10th November Brigadier William Jamieson 70 years as a soldier and diplomat Di Collins
17th November - Committee Meeting - Claire Forsdyke
New Horizons: Winner of the District Board Club Details
9450 Bulletin Award for 2009/10
Rotary Year 2010-11
Simone Carot Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay
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