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New Horizons V3 I9


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New Horizons V3 I9

  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 9 30th August - 5th September 2010 From the President This Weeks Meeting Toys for Cambodia GSE to D1880 Germany Sausage Sizzle AquaBox Find out what is What is happening The club has donated Applications are open. Find how the Bunnings What is AquaBox? happening around the next meeting? Find toys that are being See who the club is Sausage Sizzle went on Find out here. club. out now.. taken to Cambodia. sponsoring. Saturday. Page 3 Page 1 Page 2 Page 2 Page 2 Page 3 day-long seminar, a camp, or should you choose to. From the There are too many a year overseas, will no doubt wonderful Rotary programs likewise tell you how much Yours in Rotary Service, President and projects targeted at youth Rotary has impacted their life and young adults to mention. for the better. Simone Carot Collins Dear Fellow Rotarians, I consider myself extremely Club President fortunate to have had first As Rotarians, there are many This week we are heading had experience in many of ways you can help shape our into September, which in the these programs as a youth, either as a part of the Last week's Rotary Calendar is New participant, including the New Generations committee, Generations month. It is Science Experience (as a hosting a student for a day or meeting fitting that the formation of a science demonstrator), the several months, sourcing separate committee in our National Youth Science applicants to nominate, Last week's meeting had a club for New Generations Forum, the Rotary Youth acting as a mentor or advisor, strong focus on the programs and projects Leadership Award Camp, organising an event, and Ambassadorial Scholarships coincides with the month RI Handicamp, and Rotaract. much much more. Please do funded by the Rotary asks us to place an emphasis Each has had a profound ensure that you have a Foundation. The outbound on the programs and projects effect on my life, and other current Working with scholar for our district, Lisa which relate to the next young people participating in Children card so there is no Guppy, will shortly be generation. our other offerings, be they a barrier to getting involved heading to University College London to spend a year of her PhD studying hos disaster relief measures can be applied to addressing the issue of water poverty. She explained that there is a lot more involved than simply digging wells or laying pipes, as many well-meaning NGOs go in and do – the water must also be tested and collection methods considered to avoid contamination with poisons such as arsenic. Word has come in that her visa has finally be approved, so she will be heading off to District 1140 this week. We also met our applicant for the next round of scholarships, Justin Hewett. Justin is a law student with a Photo: Ambassadorial Scholar applicant Justin Hewett and outgoing Ambassadorial Scholar Lisa Guppy passion for human rights in Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S China, and he hopes to on Wednesday not only to monetary matters, including Team member applicant from spend a year studying a support their son Justin but arranging for an Honorary the Nedlands Council by the Masters of Law in Beijing to also to receive a number of Auditor for the Club, and name of Nana Kurosaki. learn more about the human knitted toys which they will submitting documentation Good luck on the interviews rights issues there. We wish take up to Cambodia next for auditing. Rob and Nana! him all the best for his month. interview on September 11th. Rajah will help the club with The Hewetts have dedicated financial matters where Any Cricket We also received news from their lives to helping the necessary. Jes will continue an inbound Ambassadorial Cambodians since Gary’s as a ‘Friend of the Club’ and Fans? Scholar, Melpo Economou, first trip there with his in this capacity we’ll be able who is still here in Perth. She medico brother in 1995. Gary to enjoy both brought us the Burundi was one of the four finalists Jes and Peace Choir project when she for this year in the Australian R a j a h ’ s was working at AseTTS. She of the Year Awards for WA participation is now working at Curtin and has been recognised for with projects, Volunteers. his work with an OAM. fundraising and social Margaret Brawley has activities. This week's another 50 of her beautiful knitted toys almost ready to We look meeting hand over to the Club, and forward to these too will go to R a j a h This week is a vocational Cambodia. rejoining our topic, with Tony Baker telling membership just as soon as circumstances allow him to The International Fellowship us what's happening in Fine Art. This week provides the Resignation do so. Make it very soon of Cricketing Rotarians will Rajah! be holding the Australian opportunity for some It is with great sadness that Rotary Festival of Cricket at interaction - if you have any the Club acknowledges our Lilac Hill from 24-29th interesting items in your home, please bring them valued member Rajah Science October, 2010. along for a review, like that Senathirajah’s resignation. seen on the TV show Due to personal reasons, Experience To ensure the success of the Rajah has resigned from the Festival assistance is being “Antiques Roadshow”. Club on a temporary basis. sought for players, umpires, Brother James brought in an scorers, bus drivers, ground application from Christ Toys for As our Charter Treasurer, Church Grammar for New marshals, lunch helpers, photographers and supports. Rajah has played an Generations Director Marcos Cambodia invaluable role in quietly and for Conor Cleary to attend Secretary Di has information efficiently keeping the club’s the Science Experience at finances in order and if any members are interested Gary and Kim Hewett, UWA. assisting with completing the in assisting with any of the founders of Cambodia above. Aware, attended our meeting many forms and all other Conor will be the first student funded by the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay to attend the Science Shelter Boxes Experience, which is a three day camp held annually for A newsletter and donation year 10 students. form was forward to all members during the week. Marcos and Jen sent the Group Study information on to workmates and friends. At last week’s Exchange to D. meeting Marcos announced he had already received a $50 1880 in donation from one staff member at Murdoch Germany University. Applications are being Charity sought for both a Rotary Team Leader and Team Account members to go to Germany this Rotary year. Donation Rob Rorhlach has been Marcos donated $182.00 to nominated by the Club for the Club’s Charity account the Team Leader position Photo (L-R): Gary Hewett, Rotarian Claire Forsdyke, Kim Hewett from fund raising activities and Rajah has found us a 2 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S held by the Provisional Rotary Club of Murdoch, which In 1990, the unfortunately did not progress c l u b into a Chartered Rotary Club. identified an A huge thank you to Marcos opportunity and the people who were to extend the members of the Provisional use of the Club. relief boxes b y constructing Club Dues them out of stronger Would members who have not materials. In yet paid their Club Dues addition to please do so as soon as its original possible. packaging purpose, the Member unable to pay the full new, plastic amount can pay in two six box could be monthly payments if that is also used by easier for them. Treasurer Toni d i s a s t e r‐ will be sending out reminders affected to those whose dues are still communities Photo: Sausage sizzle at Bunnings Claremont outstanding. for storage, furniture, etc. The AQUABOX GOLD is does not contain additional and, with the addition of a tap then packed by the welfare aid items and has the Sausage Sizzle and purification system, it Aquabox team and filled capability of dispensing 30,000 could be used to create with new, specifically litres of clean water. It is The Bunnings Sausage Sizzle drinking water from polluted purchased, humanitarian produced and despatched to on August 28th was the first supplies. goods to meet the basic disaster areas for use in areas fundraising event where our needs of the recipients ‐ two such as hospitals, community club has been out in the eye of The Aquabox was finally cotton blankets, melamine centres, schools or as the general public. launched in October 1992 and eating set ‐ comprising four additional support filtration now operates in UK, Australia sets of plates, bowls and equipment for the Aquabox Many local businesses helped and Canada to provide mugs, a fold up cast iron Gold (Cost $750). make it a successful venture. emergency relief around the frying pan, biodegradable Woolworths donated 240 world. Since then, tens of soap, multi‐purpose knife, For more information or to sausages, and Jacks and Coles thousands of boxes have been ball of twine, coil of wire, donate an Aquabox visit in Claremont donated $50 despatched to areas affected pliers, l.e.d. torch, hammer, vouchers which has purchased by natural disasters, such as 2 kg of mixed nails, rolls, drinks, condiments, earthquakes, hurricanes and handsaw, 50 paper napkins etc. The floods etc., as well as war‐torn mtrs of rope, balance of rolls required were countries. kitchen utensil 13th Annual Dr Ken Collins purchased at cost (30c each) from Baker’s Delight in Jacks What is Aquabox? Aquabox is set, chop sticks, Address tarpaulin and at Claremont Quarter. Ken essentially a lifesaving water trenching tool Promoting The Rotary Collins has sought out the tank with a water filter and and most donations so that very little water treatment tablets that importantly Foundation outlay for the Sausage Sizzle can convert 1,100 litres of two double When: Monday, 29th November, 2010.  will be required from the club. polluted water making it safe mosquito nets Venue: Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester Park.  and pleasant to drink. The (Cost $480). Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm A big thank you to the boxes are also filled with members who came along on warm clothing, useful AQUABOX 30 Guest Speaker: RI President Ray Klinginsmith Saturday to cook, serve and hardware and hygiene items to is prefilled Alumni Speaker: Maryanne Tokome-Amu enjoy the magnificent day. We reduce the suffering during with; 30 carbon Cost: $45pp with cash bar available. appear to have raised around the aftermath of a disaster. activated $550 your efforts. Two types of Aquabox are filters, a available: AQUABOX GOLD dispensing tap, and AQUABOX 30. matching Change of Meeting Aquabox w a t e r AQUABOX GOLD is prefilled When: Thursday, 7st October, 2010.  purification with; 2 carbon activated filters, Venue: Usual venue.  Aquabox was founded by the tablet sets, a dispensing tap, matching Time: Usual time. Rotary Club of Wirksworth muslin, a UK, which was involved in water purification tablet sets, bilingual Guest Speaker: Phil Sherwood from RC Arden providing assistance to muslin, two buckets for instruction Arcade, California disaster areas by dispatching collecting water and an manual and instruction picturegram. Note: this meeting is in place of our usual plywood boxes filled with p i c t u re g r a m . Wednesday meeting on Wed 6th Oct. emergency supplies. This version 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 1st September Tony Baker What’s happening with fine arts? Bring some antiques along to have them assessed by Tony! 8th September PDG Ron Geary Handicamp 22nd September Hon Nick Hasluck, AM Reflections of a newly retired judge 7th October Philip Sherwood RC Arden Arcade Program for September / October Date Details Host - Introduction & Thank You 1st September Tony Baker - What’s happening with Date Name fine arts? 1st September Rob Rohrlach 8th September Ron Geary - Handicamp 8th September Di Collins 15th September Committee Meeting 22nd September Marcos Carot Collins 22nd September Hon Nick Hasluck AM 29th September TBA 7th October (Thursday) Philip Sherwood: RC Arden Arcade Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2010-11 Date Name Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Simone Carot Collins — President PO Box 168, 1st September Judy Edwards Nedlands, Di Collins — Secretary / Vice President Western Australia, 6909 8th September Margaret Stuart Meetings Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 15th September Judy Edwards Cafe, Bethesda Hospital 22nd September TBA 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