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  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 2, Issue 35" 1st - 7th March 2010 Calgary Olympic Club Third Olympics is a Rotary Club of Chicago End Polio Now March is Rotary Bowel Rotary Foundation makes wishes come Charm for Florida Marks 105 Years See some of the Scan Month Thought of the Week true Rotarian Celebrating Rotary’s landmarks that were lit How is Rotary helping This week’s thought is Find out what this club See how Rotary was 105th Birthday. up with the End Polio in the fight to detect about the Annual is doing during the involved in Ernie’s Page 2 Now message. bowel cancer early? Programs Fund. Winter Olympics. volunteering at the Page 3 Find out... Page 4 Page 1 Winter Olympics. Page 3 Page 1 British Columbia. With most worked with Olympic Calgary Olympic, have made Calgary of the area's hotels booked, officials to allow one of the it possible to send the McCarron found Home for girls to pick up gifts thrown children to share an Olympic Club the Games, a website that into the rink by spectators unforgettable Olympic matches visitors with during a figure skating medal experience with their Makes Wish Vancouver hosts for short- round. families," says Lyanne term homestays. The club Goulin, director of the Come True for spent US$30,000 for lodging "We're creating a legacy for foundation. for the six families. Home for these children and their Kids the Games funnels 50 percent families," says Tara Johnson, RVM: The Rotarian Video By Ryan Hyland of the housing fees to the club's community service Magazine   will be including Rotary International News charities that help the chair. "This project is very the children's Olympic 26 February 2010 homeless in Vancouver. symbolic of what Rotary does experience in a future issue. for people who live at a Also look for footage in a "I was lucky enough to come disadvantage." video about the 100-year A Rotary club chartered across an ad in The Rotarian history of Rotary in Canada, during the last Winter magazine for Home for the "The assistance and support to be shown at the 2010 RI Olympics in Canada has Games. It's a win, win, win of Rotarians from across Convention in Montréal, teamed up with a charity to for our club, the Children's Canada, specifically those Québec. make wishes come true for Wish Foundation, and local from the Rotary Club of six   children with life- charities of threatening illnesses.  Vancouver," says Third Olympics McCarron, who As the Olympic Games returned to the country this joined the club last is a Charm for year. "It's a huge month, The Rotary Club of Calgary Olympic, Alberta, effort, but having the resources of Florida worked with the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada Rotary things a made lot Rotarian to provide accommodations By Ryan Hyland  smoother." for the children, ages 4-14, so Rotary International News they could attend. 25 February 2010 The six families, who live in "Our club wanted to do Ernie Peterson is combining different parts of something special since the his passions for volunteering Canada, attended Olympics are back in and sports during this several events at Canada," says Tamara month's Olympic Winter the games from 12 McCarron, club member and Games in Vancouver, British to 28 February, project chair. "We are thrilled Columbia, Canada. including the to make a difference in these highly anticipated children's lives. It's a dream Peterson, a member of the men's gold medal come true for them and for Rotary Club of Deland hockey game. Ernie Peterson, a member of the Rotary Club of me." (Breakfast), Florida, USA, is Deland (Breakfast), Florida, USA, is volunteering at one of 25,000 volunteers The Children's his third Olympic games in Vancouver, British This year's games are serving at the Vancouver Wish Foundation Columbia, Canada. Photo courtesy of Ernie Peterson being   held in Vancouver, Games. It's his third stint as Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S an Olympics volunteer. He's the 2005 Super Bowl in "This is a very been hooked on the games Jacksonville, Florida, and significant since he attended the 1996 several NCAA (National event," says Summer Olympics in Collegiate Athletic A n g e l o Atlanta, Georgia, as a Association) men's basketball L o u m b a s , spectator with his wife, tournaments. president of the Jeanne. Chicago club. "I love everything about "Rotary's end "I love meeting the athletes. sports, the athletes, fans, and polio campaign They are simply incredible," games. It brings people is the initiative I says Peterson. "Most of these together from all walks of want my club to athletes have trained their life," says Peterson. "The sponsor as entire life for one minute of Olympics and Rotary have a much as they skiing, ice skating, or common thread of bringing can this year. whatever sport they are people from all over the The fact that we entered in. To see their world together. That's why were able to happiness is what draws me I'm so enthusiastic and proud promote End here." to be involved in both of Polio Now and them." at the same time After volunteering at the c e l e b r a t e 2002 Winter Games in Salt Rotary's 105th Lake City, Utah, and the 2006 Rotary Club of anniversary Winter Games in Torino, really turned Italy, Peterson wanted to Chicago Marks out to be a big help out in Vancouver, but advantage for his plans almost derailed 105 Years us." until he found assistance By Ryan Hyland  from other Rotarians. Rotary International News Joined by 24 February 2010 Rotarians from Finding lodging in districts 6440 Vancouver was nearly As members of the Rotary and 6450, the impossible. So last summer, Club of Chicago celebrated Chicago club, Peterson and his wife flew to Rotary's 105th anniversary at the first Rotary Canada and visited the a downtown hotel on 23 c l u b , Rotary Club of Whistler, February, the city's historic commemorated British Columbia, to ask Wrigley Building was its own 105th whether someone could take illuminated in the anniversary. At them in. background with an urgent the celebration, message: End Polio Now. Chicago Mayor "I asked the club president if Richard M. I could have a few minutes The Wrigley Building joined D a l e y during a meeting to tell them several other iconic congratulated my story," says Peterson. landmarks worldwide, each Rotarians for "Afterward, Doug lit with an anniversary t h e i r Mildenberger offered his message or the three words a c h i e v e m e n t Top: The Wrigley Building illuminated with an End home to us. If it wasn't for representing Rotary's and thanked Polio Now message. Rotary Images/Alyce Henson the generosity of Rotarians, I commitment to rid the world them for their Bottom: Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley probably couldn't pull this of the crippling childhood o n g o i n g congratulated Rotarians for their achievement and off." disease. commitment to thanked them for their ongoing commitment to l i t e r a c y , literacy, promoting peace, improving health, and This year, Peterson is Joining Chicago Rotarians at p r o m o t i n g eradicating polio. Rotary Images/Monika Lozinska- working in the media center the lighting ceremony were p e a c e , Lee by day and the medal plaza Illinois Governor Pat Quinn; improving at night. health, and eradicating polio. in Chicago, where Rotary the Reverend Jesse Jackson, was founded 105 years ago," president of the Rainbow said Illinois Governor Pat "While the days are long and PUSH Coalition; Dr. Ciro de "I'm very grateful for hard, I feel so fulfilled and Rotary's commitment to Quinn. "The eradication of Quadros, executive vice one of the world's most privileged to be able to president of the Sabin service, not only here in witness this all," he says. "I America but all over the terrible diseases is finally Vaccine Institute; James within reach due to Rotary always tell myself after I Galloway, U.S. assistant world," said Daley. "In the come home, 'I can't believe I spirit of volunteerism, Rotary International's extraordinary surgeon general; and RI efforts." just experienced this.'" General Secretary Ed Futa. carries the torch. Each and every one of you stands Peterson is looking forward alone in leading the way to The club awarded de Before the lighting, Rotarians Quadros its Chesley Perry to volunteering at the 2012 handed out End Polio Now eradicate polio." Summer Games in London Award for Distinguished postcards at the Wrigley Humanitarian Service for and the 2014 Winter Games Building. Within reach in Sochi, Russia. He has global polio eradication. He volunteered at several other "I'm honored to participate in led a team responsible for sporting events, including the End Polio Now campaign developing a surveillance 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S and response strategy to eliminate polio from the Americas. The landmark displays coincide with a mass mailing of End Polio Now postcards to heads of state in more than 40 countries, encouraging governments to continue or increase their commitment to polio eradication. In addition to the Wrigley Building, other landmarks illuminated during the week of 23 February include the Pyramid of Khafre in Egypt; the Taipei Arena in Taiwan; the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain; the Old Port Captain's Office on the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa; the Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Argentina; and the Royal Palace at Caserta in Italy.   "By lighting these historic landmarks with Rotary’s pledge to end polio, Rotary is saying to the world that we will fight this disease to the end," said Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Glenn E. Estess Sr. “People around the world will see these words and join Rotary and its partners in the historic effort to eradicate polio from the face of the earth.” Pharmacies   to sell the kits to the public. The clubs are: !Karrinyup, Matilda Bay, West Perth, Subiaco, Wanneroo, Joondalup, Mt Lawley, Scarborough, Nedlands, Broome, Geraldton, Morley, Carnarvon, Heirisson, March is Perth, Port Hedland, and a number of other country Bowel Scan clubs. Month The price of each kit is $8 and advertising will be intense during March. The web site A message from President showing the locations of the Colin Hebbard: March is Pharmacies is" Rotary Bowel Scan month and the following clubs have arranged for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S Foundation in many ways. do, we should do. . . Where The Rotary Tom made his wife, Fran, a does your backyard end?” Foundation Paul Harris Fellow to celebrate the birth of their Our investment in time, first child. Their children talent and financial resources Week 35: This week’s Rotary became Paul Harris Fellows are an investment in making Foundation Thought is about on special birthdays. the world a safer and making a Major Gift to the healthier place for our Annual Programs Fund of Following open heart children and grandchildren. The Rotary Foundation. surgery, Tom and Fran decided to became major Tom and Fran Bayless of donors to the Foundation in Ohio are passionate about celebration of her recovery. Rotary and support the Said Fran, Anything we can Program for March Introduction Date Details Date Name 4th March Fundraising Brainstorm 11th March Clive Boddy 11th March Viviana Boyle - Rotaract Wednesday 17th March Committee Meetings Vote of Thanks Wednesday 24th March Anne DeSouza - Indigenous Aviation Training Scheme Date Name 11th March Simon Carot Collins Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 4th March Jen Martins Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 11th March Wilma McBain Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 17th March Bronwen Tyson Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 24th March Judith Dowson Club Administration Director Claremont 31st March Rob Rohrlach Email Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone 08 9385 0471 Fax Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary 08 9385 0472 Website Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club Facebook Claire Forsdyke — International Director on the projects your committee is working on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646 event. Toni James — PR & Marketing Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008 Please forward articles and photos to 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450