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New Horizons V3 I15

  1. 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 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 Page 2 Page 3 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 District Governor. With so many members away or working, a committed effort is required by everyone to make it a successful function. Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. NEW HORIZONS 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 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 involved. Due to the expansion of the District the GSE program will be reviewed over the next three months. Ambassadorial Scholarship The completed application endorsed by the District has been received by the appropriate Rotary Foundation staff member at Rotary Headquarters in Evanston. Justin is heading towards his final law exams and we wish him every success.
  3. 3. 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  issues. 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  Klinginsmith 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. Australia. 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. 2010 to Step one has been achieved. Hopefully, step two will commence
  4. 4. NEW HORIZONS 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 Inc. Bulletin Contributions PO Box 168,  Nedlands,  Di Collins — Secretary / Vice Contributions   for   the   weekly   bulletin   are  President Western Australia, 6909  sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club  Meetings on the projects your committee is working on Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm or promote the clubs next fundraising event. Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Toni James — Treasurer Please   forward   articles   and   photos   to  Queenslea Drive Claremont Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Email Phone  Claire Forsdyke — International 08 9385 0471 Director Fax 08 9385 0472 Ken Collins — Membership Website  Director Facebook  Marcos Carot Collins — New http://www.fac ebook.c om/fres hwaterbayrotary Generations Director Chartered 19 December 2008