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New Horizons V2 I39

  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 38 29th March - 4th April 2010 Letter from the Club Charitable Licence GSE Group Meeting Magnifying Microscope Letter from the Chief Rotary Foundation President Renewal Inbound GSE team to Launch Scientist Thought of the Week Find out what is Details of the licence visit on 28th April. Details of the launch Letter to the club from This week’s thought is happening around the renewal. Page 2 held on Monday. Lyn Beazley. about the PolioPlus club. Page 2 Page 2 Page 2 Partners Program. Page 1 Page 4 we sincerely hope her tireless of your priorities and look microscopes to the Letter From the efforts bear fruit. forward to seeing more participating schools members at meetings on (Claremont, North Cottesloe Club President With the change of meeting Wednesday afternoons. and Lesmurdie), at District night to a Wednesday, we still level we are frantically Dear Fellow Rotarians, seem to be struggling to About fifty percent of Club organising the program for improve our attendance. We members have responded to the inbound Group Study Our speaker this week was have many members away, me about our social activity Exchange Team on the 10th Anne De Souza who spoke to some tied up with work and on Saturday, 10th April. Once April with Freshwater Bay us about the Indigenous sadly some members suffered again, we have members who hosting a Group meeting for Aviation Training Scheme at severe property damage due are working, travelling and them on 28th April, plus of Swan View Senior High to the mighty storm which one with a wedding, but course there is the annual School. Anne is working her swept across Perth on would love to have all others District Conference mid heart out almost without Monday afternoon, participate as it is vital for the April. encouragement or assistance, preventing their attendance. members to bond and this endeavouring to help the Our thoughts are with those can only happen with extra I remind all members of RI indigenous students in her affected by damage and hope activities outside of regular President John Kenny’s school. Ken has given her all are able to get property business meetings. I theme ‘The Future of Rotary contact details for local and life back in order very particularly encourage Is In Your Hands’ so please Rotary clubs in the vicinity of quickly. I continue to members who have found it give Ken details of your Swan View Senior High and encourage all members to put difficult to attend weekly friends and neighbours Rotary in your diary as one meetings to come along to whom you think will make the social activities fine Rotarians and be able to otherwise they will assist us in carrying out good never feel part of works in our local and wider the Club. world community, and also suggesting worthwhile The launch of the projects, once again both RCFBs Magnifying locally and internationally. Microscope project was successfully Yours in Rotary Service, carried out on Monday, 22nd March Di Collins at the Mt Claremont Charter President Primary School. More on this in the bulletin. Condolences Its’ a busy time From all members of the club seeking out to Blaise Johnson and Kerry applicants for Harmanis on the loss of RYPEN (Rotary’s Blaise’s father and Claire and Youth Program of Daniel Forsdyke on the loss Enrichment), of Claire’s Gran. distributing the   Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S   and achievement by the Australia Director Rotary Club of Freshwater Magnifying Bay. Required   Fundraising Microscope There is still a vacancy on the Letter from the Concert at Board for 2010-11 for Launch Community Service Director.  Chief Scientist CCGS We need a volunteer please. This was most successful   with the microscopes and Dear Di and everyone at Ken met and spoke with Teacher’s booklets well Freshwater Bay Rotary Dep. Principal at CCGS District received.   Dir. Rob capably Roger Bayley in mid MCed the event, Headmaster Thank you Di and Rob for February about a fundraising Assembly of Mt Claremont Primary your emails last week and concert which was a Neil Wood welcomed memorable photos. I emailed suggestion put forward by PE Simone will keep the everyone and brief His Excellency last week to Rik Symons.   Unfortunately, incoming Board informed presentations were made by tell him how wonderful the the VP did not liaise with Rik about the District Assembly, WA Chief Scientist Lyn event was and thank him for (as he said he would) re a which will be in the morning Beazley, Roy Hallam, his much appreciated suitable date for the concert of Sunday, 2nd May. Strategy Manager Education, message; I also included and now Rik finds himself   Watercorp, John Clarke CEO some photos. too committed for one in the of Science Teachers near future.  Let us hope that Charitable Association of WA and Pres. I write now to thank you all one can be arranged for later Di who presented the so much for your leadership in the year.  We desperately Licence microscopes to the two role in the program to need fundraisers folks, so school captains on behalf of provide microscopes to please put forward Renewal the RC of FB. Primary Schools in WA. It suggestions and we also was a wonderful launch last need volunteers to run the Attendees at the launch were Monday and one of which fundraisers. The Charitable Licence for re p re s e n t a t i v e s f ro m you all should be very proud.   the RC of Freshwater Bay has Lesmurdie and Coolbinia been renewed for a further three years.  Come 1st of July Primary Schools, DG Geoff Your cooperative and Back in Asia Simpson, DGE Ian and Jan inclusive approach to work the new President and Hutton, Presidents and with the Science Teachers of Lyn Packer was home very Treasurer will be required to Rotarians from the Rotary WA (STAWA) and the briefly however has returned complete the necessary Clubs of Kalamunda, WaterWise Program of the to Asia for an indefinite paperwork as Principal Northbridge, Karrinyup and Water Corporation have been period.   Look forward to Executive Officers of the Osborne Park, all of whom most professional and has hearing what you are doing Club in line with the are keen to run with the ensured the pilot program up there Lyn. requirements of the project with their local has begun so Commission.   Pres. Di who schools. smoothly. I will take on Secretary of the will certainly club is already listed The message from HE Dr describe the therefore is not required to Ken Michael, Governor of program in resubmit paperwork. WA was printed on the the most   inside cover of the Program positive terms Inbound GSE for all to see and positive in my speech to the District feedback has come from the Team Meeting Chief Scientist, STAWA and attending Rotary Clubs.  9 4 5 0 Conference of 28th April A photographer from the Rotary April 17th.   on Post was also in attendance The Rotary Clubs of and if one looks very I cannot thank Cambridge, Dalkeith and carefully at this week’s you enough Matilda Bay have been edition an article can be for your invited to join us for this found but one wonders  vision and meeting.   No feedback has what happened to any leadership. been received from these photographs that the clubs as yet.   The Hon. journalist may have taken as With all best French Consul Michael Wood they were not there to draws wishes and will attend and we are attention to a great project. please enjoy planning to have pizzas and the attached drinks at 7.00pm after the Chief Scientist Lyn expressed photos. meeting instead of our usual delight to Pres. Di at how drinks cheese/fruit and quickly and professionally Lyn Beazley biscuits beforehand.   Please the project has come about.  AO FTSE bring partners and friends All concerned can be well Chief Scientist along to hear our team from pleased.   A fantastic project of Western Lyn Beazley - Chief Scientist Normandy. 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S Anna De Souza - Indigenous Aviation Training Scheme Club Social RC Freshwater Bay Social function for members, partners and potential members. Changeover Dinner When: Saturday, 10th April, 2010.  The first Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club Venue: Collins’ Residence, 1 New Court Green, of Freshwater Bay.  Mt Claremont, 6010. When: Thursday, 1st July, 2010.  Time: 6:30pm Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave, Nedlands 6009.  All members to bring a dish (to be coordinated) Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.  and drinks.  Please put the date in your diary and Cost: TBA RSVP to Di. Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S directly contribute to polio site. Over $48 million has The Rotary eradication projects been contributed to over 600 Foundation submitted by fellow Rotarians in polio-endemic, projects since then. importation, and high-risk There is still a significant, Week 39: This week’s Rotary countries. urgent and ongoing need Foundation Thought is about today.! Please consider giving PolioPlus Partners. The Partners program allows our fellow Rotarians your Rotarians to choose a project support. In 1995, a second sub- or country that interests them program of PolioPlus, the the most by selecting from PolioPlus Partners program, the PolioPlus Partners Open was developed to allow Projects List available on the Rotarians the opportunity to polio section of the RI Web Program for March/April Introduction Date Details Date Name 31st March Warren Milner 31st March Judith Dowson 7th April Outbound GSE (TBC) 14th April Rod Stiles - RYDA Vote of Thanks 21st April Committee Meetings Date Name 28th April Inbound GSE 31st March Clive Boddy Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 31st March Rob Rohrlach Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 7th April Bronwen Tyson Meetings Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 14th April Elizabeth Bain Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 21st April Clive Boddy Club Administration Director Claremont 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