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New Horizons v2 i46


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New Horizons v2 i46

  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 46 17th - 23rd May 2010 Letter from the Club Manna Kids Health in Bunnings Sausage Storage at Bethesda RC Belmont’s 50th Rotary Foundation President Eating Facility Sizzle Hospital for Club Anniversary Thought of the Week Find out what is Come and see the Details of running a Property PRIP helps RC This week’s thought is happening around the results of one of our sausage sizzle at Storage has been Belmont celebrate 50 about Matching club. Matching Grant Bunnings Claremont. arranged at Bethesda. years. Grants. Page 1 projects this Page 2 Page 2 Page 2 Page 4 Wednesday. Page 2 President of Rotary in ‘Show Rotary Cares’ was 32 Rotary Foundation Letter From the 1997-98. It is seldom a club in Glen’s Theme and his Matching Grants and around Western Australia is emphasis was to build low 800 low cost shelters to Club President privileged to hear a Past cost shelters for people fruition to support the thrust President address a club. who’d never had a home, of our ‘Caring’ President Dear Fellow Rotarians, Glen is our last Australian to lived on streets, in rubbish Glen. As well as the Low serve in this capacity and we dumps, under bridges and so Cost Shelters, Glen’s other Members from the Rotary had to ‘coax’ him out of on. Over 4,000 were built emphasis were Poverty, Clubs of Cambridge, Hillarys ‘retirement’ to travel to Perth worldwide in his year as Hunger, Numeracy and and Mosman Park, together for the RC Belmont’s 50th President (they are still being Literacy. with our own members and Anniversary, so naturally we built) and Ken, as a Rotary guests totalled 60 to hear a couldn’t miss the opportunity Foundation Trustee, worked Those present heard a tiny firsthand account from Past of asking him to speak at the closely with RIP Nominee amount of the personal cost Rotary International RC Freshwater Bay. Kalyan Banerjee (from India) in time, energy and President Glen Kinross on his and the District Governors dedication that it takes to personal story of serving as throughout Australia to bring lead an organisation such as Rotary. Ken and I were privileged to closely share the year Glen was our President as Ken was serving as a Rotary Foundation Trustee, so we know only too well the physical toll it took on him as well as the mighty job he did, as indeed all of our Australian Presidents have done, to make a significant impact on the less fortunate in our world. Sadly, just five weeks after handing over as RI President, Glen’s wife Heather suffered a heart attack and after surgery, a further cardiac arrest, and living in a coma for some weeks, passed away in the October, so they were never able to look back together and survey the journey they’d been on and bask in the fruits of their labour. Thank you PRIP Glen for gracing us with your presence and I know Photo: (L-R): PRIP Glen Kinross, PE Simone Carot Collins, Marcos Carot Collins Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S everyone gained significantly sizzle in August.  We need a from your address and those number of members to who were not present missed express an interest before an excellent meeting. The booking a date for this.  A world is a better place for the Saturday is the day service you have rendered to suggested.   Would mankind. appreciate your feedback please to PRID Ken as he Ken and I will be leaving for will be overseas from the overseas on 22nd May, end of the week  so a date enjoying some private travel needs to be set this Wed/ prior to attending the Rotary Thurs   prior to his International Convention in departure if we wish to Montreal. We’ll be back just take advantage of this.  before Changeover on 1st   July. Manna Kids Simone will be chairing meetings in my absence and Health in also collecting numbers for our Changeover Dinner. Eating Facility Photo: Charter member of RC Belmont Stan and Jean Peron with Glenys Geary Please put the date in your diary and invite friends and   6.00pm Wed. 19th May, family to join with us to welcome in our new Maddington Primary School, Albany Hwy, Maddington is Knitted Toys RC Belmont’s President and Board. the time and   place for members to take a look over from Margaret 50th Yours in Rotary Service, the project funded jointly by the RC Freshwater Bay and Brawley Anniversary Di Collins Arden Arcade, California.  Charter President Finger food provided and Margaret has been collecting The RC Belmont received its wine can be taken.  Numbers knitted toys and is busy Charter on 13th May, 1960 making more of the beautiful and celebrated their 50th Storage at are required so once again, please RSVP to Ken or Di.  ones she enjoys doing. Anniversary with a dinner   on Friday, 14th at Burswood. Bethesda for A huge Thank you to Beanies and Margaret. HE Dr Ken and Mrs Julie Club Property   Michael, PRIP Glen Kinross scarves for Books, Books who gave the major address, Roh has shown us an area the Mayor of Belmont, PRID where we are able to put a Wiluna and more Ken and Di Collins, the DG cabinet to house the club of D 9470 Ian and Robyn property.  A lockable storage Jones were amongst the cabinet for the Club’s Alan Stewart phoned to say the children love the beanies Books attendees.   property has been purchased, and scarves in football with the approval of the An offer of 300 plus books One remaining Charter colours.  Board, at a cost of $269.00 has been received, so Rajah Member, Stan Peron was which Rob Rohrlach will pick and Jes are continuing to presented with a letter from He has also sent a photo (a up and take to Bethesda on collect and sort books bound RIP John Kenny bit fuzzy) to show children in Wednesday.  Di will have all for Madurai. congratulating him on 50 the items.   Alan will take the property stored in the Well done Rajah and Jes. years Service through Rotary, another couple of bags with hospital before she and Ken   another is to be presented to him to Wiluna on Monday. leave for overseas on PDG Norm Bell who is now Sat.   Again, thanks to Warren in the RC Ascot.  Rob for his valued assistance. and PDG Ron Geary who   organised the function, being Bunnings Rosemary a strong supporter of the PolioPlus program also Claremont Milner organised for the RC Belmont to present PRIP with a cheque for $50,000 for Sausage Will be overseas for several months PolioPlus. returning after the Sizzle birth of a new grandchild. Only one member has Enjoy your travels, indicated availability work and the new Photo: The Children at Wiluna to assist with a sausage little bundle of joy. 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S Visit to Manna Industries ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ When: Wednesday, 19th May, 2010.  Venue: Maddington Primary School, Albany Highway, Maddington.  Time: 6:00pm  Note: This is in place of our regular meeting RC Freshwater Bay Changeover Dinner The first Changeover Dinner of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay.  When: Thursday, 1st July, 2010.  Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave, Nedlands 6009.  Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm.  Cost: $45pp Note: Please advise of any special dietary requirements Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S carrying out humanitarian those living in these villages The Rotary projects with clubs in other by helping to prevent disease Foundation countries. and alleviate poverty. A recent Foundation Every Rotarian, every Week 46: This week’s Rotary Matching Grant allowed project, and every Foundation Thought is about Rotarians in India to provide contribution makes a Matching Grants and how 36 hand-pump wells to rural difference every year. one project brought clean villages in Andhra Pradesh water and hope for a better state where there is a severe future. shortage of water. Matching Grants assist Access to clean water will Rotary clubs and districts in improve the quality of life for Program for May/June Introduction Date Details Date Name 19th May Vocational Visit: Manna Industries 2nd June TBA “Kids in the Kitchen’ in Maddington 26th May Club Assembly Vote of Thanks 2nd June Colin Arthur - Treemission Date Name 2nd June TBA Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Di Collins — President PO Box 168, 19th May TBA Nedlands, Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 26th May Clive Boddy Membership Director Meetings 2nd June TBA Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 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 freshwaterbayrotary on or promote the clubs next fundraising Toni James — PR & Marketing event. Chartered 19 December 2008 Committee Director Please forward articles and photos to 4 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450