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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 43! 26th April - 2nd May 2010 Letter from the Club Manna Industries Inbound GSE Vocational Service From the District Rotary Foundation President Summary of the work This week the Inbound Several vocational visits Governor’s Desk Thought of the Week Find out what is done by Manna during GSE team will be are planned for the next Find out what is This week’s thought is happening around the 2009. presenting at the club. month or so. happening in the about Changing and club. Page 2 Come along and Page 2 District. Saving Lives. Page 1 support this valuable Page 3 Page 4 program. Page 2 What a wonderful facility it is Maddington Primary School. organised at 6.00pm on 19th Letter From the for the children and yet Thank you Elizabeth and May to the project at another fantastic project Graeme. The melamine Maddington Primary School Club President brought to fruition by the RC tableware donated by Roger in place of our meeting at of Freshwater Bay, through a and Celine Maston, as the Bethesda Hospital. Please Dear Fellow Rotarians, Rotary Foundation Matching club’s very first project, was put this date in your diary, Grant (MG No. 71897) used at the opening last bring your partner, take a Elizabeth Bain and Bill supported by the RC of Wednesday, along with the look at and feel proud of Hassell joined Ken and me at Arden Arcade, D. 5189, urn which came from Roh what we have brought to the Official opening of California. Siriwardena and Bethesda fruition to assist these and Manna Industries ‘Kids in the Hospital. future youth in the Kitchen’ facility at Elizabeth Bain has Maddington and Maddington Primary School generously offered for Instead of our monthly surrounding areas. Craig last Wednesday, 21st April. Embroidme to make Committee meeting in May, a Anderson, the Principal will uniforms for the Team at vocational visit has been join us on the 19th, as will Bev and John Lowe, the dedicated, hardworking couple whose brainchild Manna Industries is. Ken felt as if he’d gone back in time as the Principal Craig, Mayor of Gosnells and several others in attendance had all been long time patients during his years as a GP in Thornlie. As we cast our minds back over the short 17 months of the Club the significance of the Rotary Foundation and its benefits are profound. We have our applicant Kylie West as a member of the outbound GSE Team to D. 1640 in Normandy, a fabulous facility for disadvantaged youth in the disused canteen at Maddington Primary School, along with funding for incubators and resuscitators for the Children’s Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, which Ken ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S Rotary Youth Driver Awareness project.   This looks like being 23rd June.   District Assembly For the incoming Board for 2010-11 will be at the Mt Lawley High School on Sunday, 2nd May from 8.30am until 1.00pm   Membership Would all members please give consideration to inviting, friends, neighbours, colleagues or family along to the club whom you consider would make good Rotarians.  The more active members we have in the club the less load there is on the few who have been carrying the brunt of The completed kitchen the work load.   Also, the and I visited two years ago. Please remember we have - 330 full winter uniforms to more active we can be both Plus of course we are the Inbound GSE Team from school kids in the local and international progressing with the Uni Normandy’s presentation communities. Focus GSE Team between next week, followed by Prof. This work relied solely on Wiluna and Fiji which will be Ralph Martins, the Aust. of charitable contributions such totally funded by the RF. All the Year for WA, on 5th May, as those from the Rotary Vocational considered, we have received a group dinner meeting on Club. exceptional value from the 12th May with Past RI   Service Rotary Foundation, which is President Glen Kinross, By Rob Rohrlach our Foundation for Peace. followed by the visit to Inbound GSE Your personal financial Manna Industries on 19th Rotary International fosters support of the Rotary May. We need a committed A great team from D 1640 in four avenues of service:- Foundation is encouraged so effort from ALL members for Normandy will do their • Club Service that this and all the ALL of these events so please presentation at our meeting • Vocational magnificent work of the treat them as number one next Thursday.  We will have • Community Rotary Foundation can priority and bring along your the Hon. French Consul • International continue. partner and friends. Michael Wood with us along with a few members of the As a Club focussed on WA Chief Scientist Lyn Yours in Rotary Service, Rotary Club of Cambridge service and projects, the Beazley was outstanding as and Matilda Bay. Rotary Club of Freshwater always as a speaker at the Di Collins   Bay endeavours to cover District Conference last Charter President each of those four avenues. Saturday. She was in the RYPEN midst of promoting our The recognition of the Magnifying Microscope Manna Christ Church Grammar worthiness to society of all project when she was cut School have a student for us useful occupations, not just short, however, those present Industries to sponsor for the Rotary one ‘s own or those pursued heard from her the value of it Youth Program of by Rotarians. and hopefully more clubs During 2009 Manna Enrichment camp which will will roll the project out to Industries supplied the be held in May. Key to our understanding of schools in their area. community with the   other vocations we are following: encouraged to leave our The long awaited Official RYDA normal meeting room and Launch of the CD for the - 53,220 meals served to the visit other work places. Burundi Peace Choir and homeless in the city Clive Boddy will be home When this can be combined Band project has been set. - 10,400 breakfasts to hungry from   his travels this week with our community and Details are in the body of the school kids and with help from Bronwen international projects, we Bulletin. - 5,000 food parcels to needy Tyson (more volunteers achieve a double benefit. families needed) will work with Newman College on the 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S Over the next three months we follow.  Linney’s put on a very will be taking at least three professional event with drinks, vocational visits. nibbles, a door prize as well as an insight into their world of The first of these is to support pearls, gold and diamonds. the work of ASeTTS. Professionals in this If you would like to invite the organisation provide services Club to your work place, to people who are please contact me. humanitarian entrants or are from a refugee type background and who have District experienced torture or trauma in their country of origin, Conference - during their flight to Australia, or while in detention. Their What a work in helping the Burundi Peace Choir help their Wonderful of our Districts second metro, wheatbelt and  members settle in Perth has largest club. Kimberley ones to follow. inspired many of us. Success   Well done to the  30 Rotary Margaret and I are travelling We have been invited to the Dear Fellow Rotarians and Clubs, 3 Rotaract Clubs and to the RI Convention in Choir’s release of their first Friends, our Mt Lawley Interact Montreal in June, I hope to see CD, one of our community Club on achieving a RI  some of you there. service projects this year. Yesterday I said many thank Presidential Citation. DGN you's, today I Liz is to be congratulated May is Australian Rotary Burundi Peace Choir CD have many sent more for championing this award over the last two years. Health month and getting near the end of the year. Time and tomorrow for Club's to consider their You are invited to the launch of the Burundi I will send The Metropolitan District annual donations to the Peace Choir CD.  even more. So Assembly is on Sunday, 2nd Rotary Foundation, Polio Plus many people May   at Mt Lawley Senior and ARH. When: Saturday, 1st May, 2010.  to thank   for High School. All incoming Venue: Leederville Town Hall, 84 Cambridge St, s u c h a club board   members   need Time is running out - review West Leederville.  wonderful to attend to ensure they are this year's goals and put a Time: 2:00pm for 4:30pm.  Conference. updated on their roles for plan in place to achieve them. RSVP: 28th April to Rob Rohrlach Those that next year. All other came would interested Rotarians are also Regards, a g r e e , welcome. Geoff Simpson Like all our Club events, those   who couldn't are the partners, families, potential poorer for missing out. Please Another event to diarise is District 9450 Governor 2009-10 new members and friends are put next year's Conference in the multi-district invited. Just let me know your diary now   - then you Changeover numbers so we can advise have no excuse for missing the Dinner - 3rd ASeTTS. highlight of the Rotary Year -  July. Come PRIP Glen Kinross its on 25-27 March 2011 at the along and say The second of these visits is to Burswood. goodbye to You are invited to the Dinner Meeting to Manna Industries at D9450 and celebrate the visit of PRIP Glen Kinross to the Maddington Primary School. Many thanks to the Rotary celebrate the club.  Club of West launch of When: Wednesday, 12th May, 2010.  Perth for D9455 with Venue: Bethesda Hospital Cafe, Queenslea Drive, Visit to Manna Industries hosting the RID Stuart Claremont.  Conference Heal. Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.  ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ and PP Angus  Cost: $30 (BYO Wine) and Grace DGE Ian When: Wednesday, 19th May, 2010.  Buchanan for Hutton and I Venue: Maddington Primary School, Albany chairing the will be Highway, Maddington.  Time: 6:00pm  Conference Committee spending the next few RC Freshwater Bay Note: This is in place of our regular meeting and their superb efforts w e e k s conducting Changeover Dinner in all areas. c o u n t r y assemblies. We The first Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club Linney’s Jeweller in Subiaco Congratulations to the Rotary were i n of Freshwater Bay.  will also be a change of pace Club of Crawley on an Geraldton a When: Thursday, 1st July, 2010.  and replace one of our regular excellent Charter Breakfast last week ago and Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave, meetings.   Possibly one in Thursday. A huge turnout to will be in Nedlands 6009.  early July.   More details will witness the official chartering Karratha next Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.  weekend. The Cost: $45 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S Rotary Foundation Matching supported locally by the The Rotary Grant projects have helped Rotary Club of Limbe. Foundation provide the Malawi Children’s Village (MCV) “The MCV has had a very with everything from clean great effect to relieve the Week 43: This week’s Rotary water, food and medications suffering of children in my Foundation Thought is about to blankets, sewing machines country,” says Sibale. Changing and Saving Lives. and a windmill. Rotarian’s contributions to Have you ever considered The Rotary Club of this project have literally that your contribution to The Canandaigua, New York, meant the difference between Rotary Foundation may USA and Chakunga Sibale, life and death for many of mean the difference between director of the MCV, founded the children in the MCV life and death? the program in 1997 and it is program. Program for April/May Introduction Date Details Date Name 28th April Inbound GSE 28th April Claire Forsdyke 5th May Ralph Martins - Alzheimer’s 5th May Margaret Stuart Research Vote of Thanks 12th May Past RI President Glen Kinross - Dinner Meeting Date Name 19th May Vocational Visit: Manna Industries “Kids in the Kitchen’ 28th April Warren Milner 26th May Club Assembly 5th May Bryant Stokes Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Di Collins — President PO Box 168, 28th April Daniel Forsdyke Nedlands, Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 5th May Simon Carot Collins Membership Director Meetings 12th May Margaret Stuart Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 19th May Clive Boddy Club Administration Director Claremont Email New Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone 08 9385 0471 Fax Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Bulletin Contributions 08 9385 0472 Website Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Contributions for the weekly bulletin are sought from members of the club. Facebook Why not use the bulletin to update the club Claire Forsdyke — International Director on the projects your committee is working on or promote the clubs next fundraising freshwaterbayrotary Toni James — PR & Marketing event. Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008 Please forward articles and photos to 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  5. 5. The Burundi Band & Peace Choir would like to invite you to the launch of their first album JEWE IYO NITEGEREJE WHEN WE LOOK AT WHAT GOD HAS CREATED When:  1st  May  2010 Time:  2.00pm  -­‐  4.30pm Where:    Leederville  Town  Hall,  84  Cambridge  Street  West  Leederville The  choir  will  also  launch  their  website  and  screen  a  short  DVD   titled  voices  of  freedom  which  highlights  a  short  journey  of   their  musical  ensemble.  Please  bring  along  friends  and  family  to   celebrate  the  momentous  occasion.   RSVP by the 28th by phone; 9227 2700 or Email: