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New Horizons V3 I11


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New Horizons V3 I11

  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 11 13th - 19th September 2010 Letter from the Club Club Apparel Congratulations Justin Night Stalk at the Zoo Twilight Sail Christmas / Club President Club apparel is now Our new Find out what makes Limited numbers are Birthday Function Find out what is going available. Ambassadorial Scholar. those ‘bumps in the available for this Make sure you put this on around the club. Page 2 Page 2 night’! exciting social event. date in your diary. Page 1 Page 3 Page 3 Page 3 Conducting make-ups is a operating throughout the Letter from the great opportunity for both Last week: bulk of Australian Districts the visiting Rotarian and the for over 30 years, however, President club they visit to gain more Handicamp District 9450 was not one of ideas – if you have the those Districts. Ron ran My sincere apologies for not opportunity to visit another Last Wednesday evening, Handicamp in District 9470 sending information to our club, either locally, interstate, Past District Governor Ron for a number of years and it bulletin editor in time for its or overseas, please do so! Geary addressed us on is hoped that the new District inclusion last week! I was Handicamp, another 9455 will run a Handicamp in tied up with an Expo for 5 Last week we heard about excellent New Generations the foreseeable future if a very long days, and my Handicamp, a Rotary project project which matches club is willing to champion it. belated email with the news I have had first hand disabled young adults with crossed with the email experience with as I attended able-bodied “buddies” (also containing the bulletin! as an able-bodied buddy in young adults) in a week long New 2000. Being the oldest buddy camp. The speaker scheduled for (at 22 years of age!) I was Generations the week before last, Tony saddled with the most Handicamp serves several Baker, became unwell and challenging campers – first a purposes: it gives both the Committee was unable to address our 26 year old girl who could disabled participants and club, which left us with a not communicate or really do their families a holiday, and it Director Marcos is looking great opportunity to hear anything at all, and when she opens the eyes of the able- for club members to serve on more detailed reports about was sent home I was then bodied participants, helping the New Generations some of the exciting things given the only other person them to see beyond a Committee. Please contact our club has taken on. on the camp who could not handicap and also to Marcos if you would like to communicate, a boy with appreciate what they (and work with youth projects. Much of the meeting was severe Aspergers. While I their families) live with. devoted to our Magnifying didn't particularly enjoy the Members working with Microscope Project and the experience, it was certainly Handicamp has been youths aged 18 and under are wonderful feedback received life changing and from the trial phase. We can worthwhile. now roll it out further across the state, with many other This week we have Rotary Clubs keen to get our committee involved. Congratulations to meetings. We have all those who have many exciting contributed to this wonderful things to plan, so success! More detail about please do come this project is included later along and in this bulletin. participate. We also heard that meeting Yours in Rotary from visiting Rotarian service, Merilyn Adamson about Simone some of the Rotary Club of East Perth's activities. Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S required to have a current forms provided, with money worthy recipients. This is with the Science Teachers Working with Children card paid by cheque or directly another example of how we Association of WA (STAWA) – please see Secretary Di for a into the Club Operating benefit from the Rotary and Watercorp last Monday form if needed. account, clearly marked with Foundation and why we to discuss the Magnifying your name. should support it as much as Microscope project now that possible! they have been in five District schools for five months. The Congratulations schools LOVE the Governor's Justin! Good luck Rob! microscopes and they have been voted a resounding Visit Justin Hewett was successful The very best of luck to Rob success. Rohrlach for his interview on in his application to receive The State Governor Dr. Ken District Governor Ian and Jan Wednesday night for Team an Ambassadorial Michael (whose grandson Hutton will make their Leader of the Group Study Scholarship! Those that met attends North Cottesloe official visit to our club on Exchange Team to him a few weeks ago will Primary, one of the Wednesday 13th October . District1880 in Germany. agree that he is an Rob would outstanding young man, and This meeting will be a dinner make a fine we are thrilled for him. We meeting, 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Team Leader will invite Justin back to The Board are required to and we wish speak in more detail about meet with the DG for a you every his area of study before he reporting session for one success Rob. leaves for Beijing next year to hour prior (i.e. from 5.30pm study a Master of Law. to 6.30 pm). Paint The cost of the dinner will be Matching Your $40.00 per person and this will NOT include drinks so please BYO. Grant Pinky It is a very important event Approved This is a in the yearly calendar so fundraising please put the date in your Tony Munday has sought activity for diary, bring partners, family, assistance from us to obtain a PolioPlus friends and support the club bus for a group of dentists in sanctioned as we are obliged to pay for a Cambodia. The Rotary by the minimum of 30. We also Foundation has approved Education hope that our ‘Friends of the Matching Grant No. 73664 Department. Rotary Club of Freshwater for US$49,000 for the bus, Bay’ and potential members with the funding being made In India and will also come along. up of US$26,000 from Tony ‘microscope’ schools) and other countries, a purple line Munday, US$5,000 from the WA Chief Scientist Lyn is drawn on the little finger Final numbers are required District Designated Funds Beazley have stated that this to identify the children who by 11th October and from District 3520 in Taiwan project is the most significant have received the Oral Polio payment is requested in and US$18,000 from the thing to happen in the Vaccine. To raise awareness advance and can be paid into Rotary Foundation. science field in schools in the of and funds for PolioPlus, the club Operating account. school children give a gold past ten years. With the full Rotary coin donation to have their pinky painted purple. backing of the STAWA and Watercorp, the project will be Club Apparel Foundation expanded and rolled out PRID Ken recently told the with the official name of the “Rotary WA Magnifying Claire has sent forms for shirts/caps and fleecy tops to District year 4-7s at Claremont Primary about Polio. A date Microscope Project”. A all members. Some of the has not yet been set for Paint number of other Rotary clubs older members have Club Simplified Your Pinky there, but it could have already expressed shirts which are worn for be in the next week or two. interest in putting fundraising / project Grant On the day that this is carried microscopes in their local activities. This is an out at the school, about six schools. opportunity for newer PRID Ken has completed an members are required to members (and older ones application for a Rotary “paint pinkies”. Microscopes can be who do not have club Foundation District manufactured with the apparel) to place an order for Simplified Grant for 90 Rotary Emblem provided we available items. Magnifying Microscopes (A Magnifying make a minimum order of $1,125.00). Projects from 500. Bryant Stokes has EmbroidMe Claremont clubs can apply for a Microscope supported the project with a (Graeme and Elizabeth Bain) Simplified Grant of up to US generous contribution which are providing the clothing at $1,000 from District Project has already been deposited a discounted price and Designated Funds. A into the club account. orders can be placed on the committee will decide on the Sincere thanks to Bryant, Rob Director Rob Rohrlach met 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S and all members who have The club has paid Rotary best possible price. PDG Ron and Glenys Geary assisted with getting the International and District Dues have kindly offered to take up project off the ground. There is no doubt it is one of the best plus Rotary magazine subscriptions for all members Accounts to 18 members/partners out on the river for a ‘Twilight Rotary projects in a very long so PLEASE either send your Sail’ as a social event for the time as it is readily affordable cheque or make a direct debit Audited Club in October (date to be by all clubs, reaches into the payment into the Club arranged). Could members community and covers the Operating account as soon as In his usual efficient please indicate their interest to three areas Rotary works in at possible. manner, Rajah prepared all Secretary Di. the local level: Vocational, the documentation for the auditing of the Club Community Generations. and New Club accounts for the year Christmas/ ending 30th June 2010. The Foundation audit was carried out by Birthday EmbroidMe Adrian Rose and a copy of Secretary Di received a phone the audited accounts, Function Community call last week from Solicitor together with the signed Maryanne Mackenzie, who is documentation by the December will see the club Fund looking after the application Auditor and Secretary Di celebrate its second birthday for the Club Charity Fund. The were hand delivered to the and as this takes place just Elizabeth Bain alerted the Club Australian Tax Office had Dept of Commerce/ before Christmas it is a perfect about the Grant of $25,000 issued the same ABN for the Charitable Licence last opportunity to combine the available Australia wide for Charity Fund as had been Tuesday two celebrations. branded apparel from issued for our club, and EmbroidMe. although Secretary Di phoned A huge thank you to Rajah A booking has been made for the ATO about when it was and Adrian Rose for a dinner meeting on The Board has supported the issued and had been told it helping to keep all our THURSDAY, 16TH December request from Director Rob that was ok, they have now financial matters in order. at the Nedlands Golf Club at he submit an application for decided that it should indeed 6.30pm for 7.00pm 30-50 Polo shirts to support the volunteers of Jade Lewis and have been a separate number, and it is now acting as a Night Stalk at Other details of cost etc. will stumbling block to further Friends to build drug free people and communities in progress in the creation of the the Zoo follow. Please put the date in your diary and once again, prisons and schools. The Polo Trust. invite friend and family and Donna Bicknell has been on shirts would carry the Rotary we look for the support of our Although Rajah Senathirajah several Night Stalks at the Logo and possibly the Friends of the Rotary Club of had completed the request for Zoo and Kings Park and EmbroidMe logo. Freshwater Bay. an ABN for our Charity Fund recommends them highly. correctly, the ATO took it upon They can range Pride of themselves to simply change from ones Workmanship the name associated with our which are just a gold coin Change of Meeting ABN from “The Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Inc” to “the donation to a When: Thursday, 7st October, 2010.  Award Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay set cost. A Venue: Usual venue.  Charity Fund”, thus effectively picnic dinner Time: Usual time. Director Rob had information leaving the club without an can be taken in the Western Suburbs ABN. enabling it to Guest Speaker: Phil Sherwood from RC Arden Weekly Newspaper to seek be a great social Arcade, California nominations for small business Rajah has kindly made another activity for the Note: this meeting is in place of our usual who give outstanding service application to the ATO for a club. Wednesday meeting on Wed 6th Oct. for a Pride of Workmanship new number for the Charity Award. The award will be Fund. When this is issued the M e m b e r s presented to the successful Solicitor can resubmit the interested in nomination on 13th October application to the ATO for the participating in (during “Vocational Service Tax Deductible Status for the such an event 13th Annual Dr Ken Collins month” in the Rotary Charity Fund. We can then please let International calendar), on the seek to have the original ABN Secretary Di Address occasion of the District know as we’d Governor’s Official Visit. for the Club reinstated. like to organise Promoting The Rotary a booking for Foundation Volunteer Grant later in Club Dues are September if When: Monday, 29th November, 2010.  The board has approved the there is enough Venue: Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester Park.  Overdue purchase of a laptop, PA interest. Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm system and screen using the Treasurer Toni James will soon Guest Speaker: RI President Ray Klinginsmith funds received from the be sending reminder notices to Volunteer Grant. President Twilight Alumni Speaker: Maryanne Tokome-Amu all members who have not yet Simone, Marcos, Rob and Cost: $45pp with cash bar available. paid their annual club dues. Daniel will proceed with Sail obtaining these items at the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S Upcoming Guest Speakers Date Speaker Topic 22nd September Hon Nick Hasluck, AM Reflections of a newly retired judge 7th October Philip Sherwood RC Arden Arcade 27th October Jorg Imberger Director, Centre for Water Research Program for September / October Date Details Host - Introduction & Thank You 15th September Committee Meeting Date Name 22nd September Hon Nick Hasluck AM 22nd September Bill Hassell 29th September Kylie West: GSE to Normandy 29th September TBA 7th October (Thursday) Philip Sherwood: RC Arden Arcade 13th October DG Visit: Dinner Meeting Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Simone Carot Collins — President PO Box 168, 15th September Judy Edwards Nedlands, Di Collins — Secretary / Vice President Western Australia, 6909 22nd September Marcos Carot Collins Meetings Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Bill Hassell — President Elect / Club Queenslea Drive Administration Director Claremont Email New Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Toni James — Treasurer Phone 08 9385 0471 Fax Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Bulletin Contributions 08 9385 0472 Website Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Claire Forsdyke — International Director sought from members of the club. Facebook Why not use the bulletin to update the club on the projects your committee is working Ken Collins — Membership Director freshwaterbayrotary on or promote the clubs next fundraising event. Chartered 19 December 2008 Marcos Carot Collins — New Please forward articles and photos to Generations Director 4 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450