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New Horizons V3 I24


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New Horizons V3 I24

  1. 1. N E W H O R I Z O N S 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 24 13th - 19th December 2010From the President Last Week’s Meeting This Week’s Meeting National Youth Science Cruising Butterflies In the NewsWords from the Club Did you miss last The Club Christmas Forum Setting sail on the Ray Which club activitiesPresident. week’s meeting? function is on this How could you help Klinginsmith... have ended up in thePage 1 Find out what year, and it is our 2nd with the Perth leg of the Page 2 media? happened birthday! NYSF? Page 3 Page 1 Page 2 Page 2 been distributed to all currentLetter from the Position Holder Position Holder members.President President Rob Rohrlach Secretary Di Collins The speaker was our member Rob Pearce who told us in Secretary Daniel Trustee Ken CollinsWe have just one more brief of his ‘Life and Times’. Forsdykemeeting to go for 2010! Prof. Rob Pearce enthralled Trustee BryantHasnt the year flown? Well all present with his Treasurer TBA Stokeshave a little break over professional life. He is aChristmas, with our first club plastic surgeon, was the Vice Simone Carotfunction in the New Year Minutes of that meeting have Commissioner of St John President Collinsbeing a barbecue at the Ambulance for 6 years andForsdykes home on January President Claire8th, with regular meetings Elect Forsdykeresuming on January 12th. Community WilmaCongratulations to our new Director McBainboard for 2011-12. Its lovelyto see a new face on the International Ken Collinsboard. We neglected to fill the Directorposition of MembershipDirector at our AGM – if you New Di Collinsare interested, please let me Generationsknow. We still have a vacancy Directorin our current board for theposition of Club Service Membership VacantDirector as well. DirectorWishing you all a safe andjoyful festive season. Congratulations and thank you to all members who haveYours in Rotary, agreed to serve in thisSimone capacity . The Audited FinancialLast Week’s Statement was presented for viewing by members present.Meeting At the AGM for our clubThe AGMs for our club and charity fund, the followingclub charity fund were held members were elected:on 8th December. Position Holder The 2011-12 Board elected Chair Bill Hassellfor our club is: Photo: Dr Robert PearceRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N SHon. Consul for France along Unfortunately our Rotarywith a number of other Foundation Ambassadorial National Youth President Simone waspositions. Rob is an Scholar Justin Hewett has presented with a Meritoriousauthority on and researches been assigned a University in Science Forum Service Award by Editor ininto Melanomas and was Shanghai which was not on Chief Bob Aitken for overrecently awarded $250,000 his list of study institutions. For the second year this four years of work infor research into this area. The institution assigned to event is being help in Perth sourcing, collating andHis expertise has extended to Justin will not allow him to as well as Canberra. presenting articles andoperating on bears, monkeys undertake the study he plans photographs on Rotaractand a boa constrictor, he has for the outcome he aspires to. Host families are still needed ready to print each quarterbeen a volunteer with to take students (in batches for the Rotary Down UnderInterplast Australia, and has With Rotary International of 2, 4 or 6) for a single day, Magazine.been recognised with a Paul President (RIP) Ray Sunday 16th. This day isHarris Fellowship for this Klinginsmith in Perth all last halfway through their 2 week In an email to Secretary Di,work. He has also been week, both DG Ian Hutton camp, and gives them an Editor Bob says “I wasrecognised by the Aust. and Secretary Di Collins, opportunity catch up on their delighted to be able toGovernment with an AM and who is a member of the washing and sleep. It is recognise Simone. She is athe WA Government with a District Scholarship requested that hosts dont real ‘treasure’ and remains aCitizen of the Year Award in Committee, took up the organise any activities. wonderful worker forthe category of the matter with RIP Ray to have Students return to UWA at Rotaract!”Professions. the matter revisited by the 8pm. Rotary Foundation in Congratulations Simone, it is Evanston. On Friday 14th January great to see your untiringThis Weeks there will be a dinner for efforts recognised. Host families and students toMeeting Knitted Toys meet each other. CruisingThursday 16th December is from Margaret Host families must beour Christmas function and Rotarians and at least one Butterfliesthe second birthday of our Brawley member of the household isclub (chartered on 19th required to have a Working A new initiative betweenDecember). The wonderful lady who with Children Card. Rotary in WA, the Yachting knits and knits all those Fellowship of Rotarians andA number of members are wonderful toys has a number So far the Carot Collinses Make a Wish Foundationaway or have their work of her beautiful knitted toys and Collinses have was launched during thefunctions so please be sure to for us. Justin Hewett’s volunteered as hosts; if any Rotary Institute in Perthattend and invite friends and parents Gary and Kim took other members of the Club Thursday week before to celebrate with us. the last lot to their are prepared to host orphanages in Cambodia and students, please contact New The project took sick childrenRemember the meeting will will make just as good use of Generations Director Marcos. out on a trip on the Swanbe on Thursday not this next batch. river (on Rotarians boats),Wednesday this week at the ending up at the South PerthNedlands Golf Club. A huge thank you to Meritorious Yacht Club where the Margaret for the hours of children and families joinedFinal numbers are required work she puts into these toys Service Award with Rotarians after theby the caterer by Monday and to Roma her friend who cruise for aand pre payment into the helps out financially with the sausage sizzle.Club Operating account cost of the wool. Certificateswould be appreciated to were presentedavoid collection of money on to the childrenthe night. BBQ at the and two boats w e r eIt should be a fun night with Forsdyke’s Sat inaugurated,Max Kay as our speaker. named after theMax had the ‘Old Time 8th January first DistrictMusic Hall’ many long years Governor ofago and more recently was a Claire and Daniel have R o t a r yPerth City Councillor. He graciously offered to host a Internationalalso assisted the Club with BBQ at their home in District 946our Burundi Peace Choir Ellenbrook on Saturday, 8th Allan Eddy andproject. January from 4.00pm to kick the current RIP off Rotary in 2011. R a y Klinginsmith.Ambassadorial Please bring meat and drink. Who should beScholar Justin Claire, Daniel and Claire’s parents will supply salads there on behalf and desserts. of the Make aHewett W i s h Foundation but Photo: Simone Carot Collins with Bob Aitken2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S President and Rotary Foundation Trustee DK Lee and his wife Young Ja plus around 400 past, present and incoming District Governors to Perth for the week of training and meetings. The week commenced with the annual address on the Rotary Foundation, the Dr. Ken Collins Address, presented by RI Pres. Ray Klinginsmith, continued with training for the District Governors Elect and Nominees and meetings of the Governors. This led onto the RC of Crawley’s 100th member celebration, attended by RI Pres Ray, Ken, Di, Bill Hassell and Margaret Stuart. The week also included the Cruising Butterflies project, a visit to Government House, Photo: Boat ‘Ray Klinginsmith’ being launched by Ray and Judie Klinginsmith and the Institute with speakers such as former Governor General Michael Jeffrey (whom we told about our GSE Team from Wiluna to Fiji as he was born in Wiluna), Andrew Forest and a parade of speakers on Rotary and non Rotary topics. Daniel and Claire attended the Rotary Foundation reception and Saturday night dinner, Ken presented on Polio Plus, and Ken and Di spent were delighted to serve as Aides to their friends Past Rotary International President and current RF Trustee DK & Young. DK is also an Ambassador at large for Korea. Nigerian Photo: Young Ja (wife of RFT & RIPP DK Lee) & Elizabeth Bain Rotarianour own member Elizabeth Ken and ‘Rotary’ for collecting MobilizesBain. You too are valued the monies for the Angel The Week thatElizabeth and we salute you Academy School in Nepal. To Fellow Poliofor all you do. date $13,500 has been sent to Was Rotary Australia World Survivors Community Service (all tax It was a huge week for by Susie O. MaIn the News deductible) for Br James and Rotary in WA week before The Rotarian Debbie’s project in Nepal. last with WA hosting the December 2010Our club received two brief Rotary Institute, whichmentions in this last week’s In the Dec/Jan issue of the happens once in 10 years if Polio survivor Ayuba GufwanPost Community Newspaper. RDU Magazine are articles by we are lucky. got around by crawling on his President Simone on Social hands until his teens, when hisOne mention was for our Pride Networking and PP (Sec) Di It not only brought the RI uncle built him the wheelchairof Workmanship Award to Ali on our magnifying microscope President Ray and Judie that allowed him to go toand Eric and the second was to project. Klinginsmith but Past RI school and become a teacher.Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N SIn 2004, Gufwan, a member of district, sharethe Rotary Club of Naraguta, Polio your photos Club Christmas &Nigeria, helped found of   him on RIsWheelchairs for Nigeria, Eradication Flickr group . Birthday Partywhich provides free hand- Rotary International News Photos frompedaled wheelchairs to polio 7 December 2010  the group maysurvivors like him. be used on When: Saturday, 8th January, 2011. Venue: The Forsdyke’s 144 Brookmount Dve, As of 30 November, Rotarians Ellenbrook  have raised about $155.3 Time: 4:00pm million for Rotarys US$200 Million Challenge. These Trustee Further details TBA contributions will help Rotary raise $200 million to match Chairs Take in the local sights and $355 million in challenge grants received from the Bill & Message:  sounds, and experience the tastes that have made the Melinda Gates Foundation. The resulting $555 million will December is Crescent City famous. Zagat recently rated New Orleans directly support immunization dining scene as the most affordable in the United States. 150  3000  5 98  To enjoy fellowship and U.S. dollars it costs Number of Number of workers Percentage decline experience Rotary at an international level to donate one wheelchairs that at the factory in Nigerias polio wheelchair through have been who are cases this year 1 Register for the Wheelchairs for donated to date  polio survivors  over last year  convention and RI- Nigeria  ticketed events 2 Reserve your hotel 3 Purchase host event campaigns in developingGeorge Camp, governor of countries, where polio Family Month  tickets The city holds a special placeDistrict 7230 (Bermuda; part of continues to infect and Rotary International News in RI President RayNew York, USA), snapped this paralyze children, robbing 1 December 2010  Klinginsmiths heart. Heimage in Kano on a day when them of their futures and departed from New Orleans30 people received their compounding the hardships Family Month also includes on a Rotary Foundationwheelchairs, which are made faced by their families. the family of Rotary, which Ambassadorial Scholarship towith bicycle parts. consists of   all Rotary the University of Cape Town, As long as polio threatens International districts, South Africa, in 1961,“This girl was very shy, but even one child anywhere in clubs, Rotarians, programs, beginning his Rotary journey.when she got her wheelchair the world, children and The Rotary Foundation, View a video to hearshe just lit up, and I was lucky everywhere remain at risk. The says Foundation Trustee Klinginsmith and his wife,enough to catch a photo of stakes are that high. Chair C a r l - Wi l h e l m Judie, explain how the spirit ofher,” Camp says. Stenhammar. Mardi Gras lasts all year long Read more about Rotary and to see a few of theirA tour of the factory, in the Internationals polio Read more in the December favorite of Jos, inspired him to eradication efforts. message from the trusteedonate to the effort. “It’s chair. While youre in New Orleans,important to remember howfar our money goes in these RI Presidents theres no better way tocountries, and how important Register For discover the city than to letour contributions are to them Monthly local Rotarians show you around through host-ticketedand to The Rotary The RI events. Purchase tickets for theFoundation.” Message:  Sounds of the South Concert, Convention by and prepare to be immersed inThe International Day of Cowboy Logic a cornucopia of regionalPersons with Disabilities is Rotary International News 15 December music. Youll enjoy the soundsobserved on 3 December. of a traditional New Orleans 30 November 2010  For Special brass band, learn the Cajun Read RI President Ray two-step, feel the spirit of aProgress for K l i n g i n s m i t h s Pricing gospel choir, sing the blues December message  about why Rotary International News with New Orleans finest, and experience jazz in the cityRotarys US$200 he selected "Cowboy Logic" as his theme song. Share the 9 December 2010    where it was born. message in your club orMillion districts newsletter and Register by 15 December to get the best rates and Youll also want to consider an website. Evening of Fun, Food,Challenge for accommodations for the 2011 RI Convention in New Fellowship, and Fins, a chance If   RI President Klinginsmith Orleans, Louisiana, USA, to stroll the Riverwalk has visited your club or 21-25 May. Marketplace, visit the4 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  5. 5. N E W H O R I Z O N Saquarium, and sample regional dishes Come early to the convention, andprepared and served by Rotarians from participate in preconvention events such Club Christmas &New Orleans and the surrounding area. as the Rotary Reunion, which replaces the International Institute for 2011, and the Birthday PartyEnhance your convention experience by Rotaract Preconvention Meeting.rolling up your sleeves for a volunteer When: Thursday, 16th December, 2010. project. Check the Host Organization See the preliminary program (PDF) for Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave,Committee website for information as more information, and learn about travel Nedlands opportunities develop. discounts, including a 10 percent discount Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start on Amtraks best travel rail fare 15-31 Cost: $45 - includes dinnerExtend your stay in the city to take in the May. Guest Speaker: Max KayNew Orleans Wine and Food Experience, 1 Find out how to register24-28 May. 2 Download the hotel registration Note: this meeting will replace our regular form meeting on 15th December 3 Learn more about host events Host - Introduction & Thank You Program for December/ January Date Name Date Details 16th December Judy Edwards 16th December Club Christmas Function at (Thursday) Nedlands Gold Club. 12th January TBA Guest Speaker: Max Kay 8th January (Saturday) BBQ @ The Forsdyke’s 12th January 1st Meeting of 2011 Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Simone Carot Collins — President PO Box 168, 16th December Robert Pearce Nedlands, Di Collins — Secretary / Vice President Western Australia, 6909 12th January TBA Meetings Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Cafe, Bethesda Hospital TBA — Club Administration Director Queenslea Drive Claremont EmailNew Horizons: Winner of the District 9450 Toni James — Treasurer Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Phone  08 9385 0471 Rob Rohrlach — President Elect / Fax Projects DirectorBulletin Contributions 08 9385 0472 WebsiteContributions for the weekly bulletin are Claire Forsdyke — International Director from members of the club. FacebookWhy not use the bulletin to update the club the projects your committee is working Ken Collins — Membership Director freshwaterbayrotaryon or promote the clubs next fundraising Chartered 19 December 2008 Marcos Carot Collins — NewPlease forward articles and photos to Generations Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 5