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New Horizons Vol 4 Issue 30


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Weekly bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Western Australia, for the week of 18 - 24 February 2012.

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New Horizons Vol 4 Issue 30

  1. 1. 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 4, Issue 30 18th – 24th February 2012 Home Nepal. at Nedlands Golf museum. This will be followed byMeeting Wednesday 15th Club, Melvista Ave, Nedlands. a tour of the Museum and then an February Time is 6.30pm for 7.00pm. The address by Dr. Sue Graham function is fully subscribed and Taylor, AM. who will be our guestJoe Porter, a Dalkeith resident during the evening, the launch of speaker.and recently elected Councillor an exciting fundraising initiative, Please advise of your attendancewith the City of Nedlands, gave us the $1000 plus challenge will be and if your partner will bea honest, often amusing announced. attending as the appropriatepresentation on his life. number of chairs will need to beA country boy who survived all organised.manner of ‘boyish’ activities that Meeting Wed. 15thmodern children do not readily Marchengage in. Joe wove in amusing Barbeque Sunday, 18thstories as he took us through his A Vocational Meeting to the March, Dot Bennettlife in the country, meeting Jill, Claremont Museum, Victoria Ave, Parktheir family of four boys, his Claremont will replace the regularcareer path into Accounting and meeting of the Club. A social activity for members,finally his successful nomination The format of this event will be friends of the Club, family,as a Councillor. usual time of 5.45pm for Interactors and their families, fellowship, with the normal plus residents from AccessVisitors this week were PP Kay catering supplied by Bethesda Housing is planned for Sunday,Mason (RC Western Endeavour), Hospital and wines taken to the 18th March at Dot Bennett Park.Jill Porter, Susan Carew and Time to be advised.Claudia Renner. Volunteers to assist on the day will be required. Speaker next meeting 22nd Welcome New February Member Susan CarewAs this will be our meetingfor Rotary’s 107th Birthday New member Susan Carewand is World Understanding will be ‘officially inducted’and Peace day in the Rotary into the Club at our nextcalendar our speaker will be meeting 22nd February.‘Peacefull’ who will bring us a Susan, a former Rotarymessage on Rotary’s mission Foundation Peace Scholar,of World Understanding and having gained a Certificate inPeace. Peace and Conflict Resolution from Chulalongkorn University,Wed. 7th March Bangkok, will hold the classification of PeaceAnuradha Koirala, founder of Education.Maiti Nepal, will be the Please add Susan’s details tospeaker at a buffet dinner your membership list. Theyorganised by Gillian are 5 Rome Road, EastYudelman and Mothers Fremantle 6058 Photo of Speaker Joe Porter and his wife JillRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 1
  2. 2. M. 0409 071 030 Email: this committee as it simpler to work in schools through the same committee for this project Science Experience and Peace project.  NYSF – National YouthRotary’s Science Experience Science Forum – held inwas held 17-19th January at Perth January. The threeUWA. The club sponsored five years it has been held instudents from CCGS and they Perth, members haveare Alex Yellachich, Nicholas hosted students for theWynne, Stjepan Vidovie and mid Forum break andVaughan Greenberger, attended the Dinner.unfortunately Kieran Davies NB. Working with Childrenwas unable to attend. VP Bill Cards are essential to beHassell will organise a date for involved with any of thesethe students to come along to a projects. All members aremeeting and each give a brief encouraged to obtain apresentation to the Club on WWCC. Sec. Di hastheir experiences and the application forms.benefits gained from attendingthe Science Experience. Microscopes in Schools Susan Carew and PP Kay Mason CEO of STAWA John Clarke New Generations contacted Di Collins seeking Committee Meeting 28th Jan to 3rd Feb. Stuart support for an application he is James was sponsored by making to the Dept of CommerceA dinner meeting was held on the RCFB. for money to fund someone toSaturday, 18th February for this  Interact – Fortnightly write activities and to showCommittee. meetings have teachers how to use theDir. Hamish Mackie provided a recommenced. Members, microscopes. A letter has beenrundown on youth projects that please support this Club provided.the RCFB is and has been by going along to From her initial interest in theinvolved with. They include: meetings at CCGS 7.00pm Club our member Carina Marshall  RYDA – 23rd July – 8 Thursdays. Support and has been keen to be involved in volunteers required on guidance would benefit precisely these areas. Just last the day plus other the members. BBQ 18th week Carina and Di met with organisational assistance. March is being arranged Deborah Bowie from UWA talking200 participants from Newman to which Interactors and about and planning futureCollege attended last year with their families are invited. meetings to progress these twoanother 200 booked this year.  4 Way Speech Contest areas.  RYPEN – Rotary’s Youth – heat held last year for Claudia Renner, who has worked Program of Enrichment – three students from MLC. with Di through Watercorp, will camp should be in May. To promote to other local also assist with contacts in schools Martha Forrest attended Colleges. and other areas to advance this last year. Look to local  Science Experience – one project. A good team is in situ. schools and Interact for student sponsored last participants. year and five sponsored  Storm the Stage – later in this year from CCGS International Service the year. Kathleen Elliott  Proposed project of Committee Minutes was sponsored by the Peace and Conflict Club last year. To seek Resolution in Primary From the meeting on 1st February applicants from Interact Schools to be taught via of the ISC, Minutes have been and local schools. humour. distributed.  RYLA – Rotary Youth  Microscopes in Leadership Awards Camp Schools to come underRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 2
  3. 3.  R F G e n e r a l G i v i n g – A l l m e m b Members of the Interact Club of Freshwater Bay e in the hosting of the International College and rs are required to make a German Team for a day Pres. Bryant. tax deductible, personal (5th April)to take them to contribution to the Rotary Fremantle, please advise Foundation, Rotary’s PRID Ken immediately as February, World Foundation for doing a decision must be made Understanding & Peace good in the world. as to whether or not the Month Majority of members have Club hosts. done so, remainder are  A RF Matching Grant ‘Peace in our time. (From Feb. requested to please do so for the Maiti Nepal Rotarian magazine) before the end of Foundation for $30,000 For ten years Rotary has recruited February to enable the has been approved and is soldiers for a new kind of war. club to qualify for the RI awaiting release of funds. Giving them the weapons to wage Presidential Citation.  PolioPlus - fundraising peace.  Ambassadorial and support for this has One year after the terrorist attacks Scholar – Justin occurred through schools of 9/11, the first class of Rotary Hewett provided a and members. Peace Fellows began their studies. report and his academic  RAWCS projects – Since then, more than 590 fellows results. He is a model Several are listed, with have gone on to build peace in Ambassadorial Scholar Upside (Calum Foulner’s their communities and nations, as and one not only our coffee plantation in well as across international lines. Club, but D. 9455 can be Nepal) paperwork about They include graduates of a two- extremely proud of. to be submitted for year master’s degree program and  Group Study a three-month professional registration as a Rotary Exchange – One team certificate program at Rotary’s Aust. World Community due out in May/June to partner universities. Service Project. Georgia, USA. Two teams Today, these alumni are settling  ShelterBoxes – due in. One from D. 1880 border conflicts in West Africa, Margaret Stewart is the Germany and the other analysing development aid at the person in the Club from Georgia. David World Bank, briefing US generals responsible for this Gulland, sponsored by on peace- building in Afghanistan, project. It has been RCFB is a Team Member crafting legislation to protect supported by Phoenix to Georgia. If the club exploited children in Brazil and College, Milner would like to participate mediating neighbourhoodRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 3
  4. 4. disputes in New York City, among outstanding programs undertaken Lighting Up Federationmany other career paths devoted by the Rotary Foundation to bring Squareto peace.’ about World understandingTen Fellows and Rotarian donors and Peace. From 25-27th February,who are creating change locally How significant that the RCFB Melbourne’s Federation Squareand globally are featured in the should induct a Peace Fellow at its will be emblazoned to bring the message of End Polio Now to the public. Disappointed with the media coverage given to Rotary for its almost 30 years work in the effort to eradicate Polio, the PR over the three days at Federation Square has been arranged. See attachment. Interact Club of Freshwater Bay Dir Hamish, Jen, PRID Ken and Di attended the meeting of the Interact Club of Freshwater Bay on Thursday, 16th Feb. Nine lively young folk (all yr 12...desperately need members from lower years for Club to continue) embarked on a very casual meeting. Pres. Kathleen Elliott has a totally opposite style to that of the first President, Truman Forrest. Kathleen has decided against wearing the President’s Collar, lectern etc opting for informality. Discussions took place re projects – community and international. Fundraising was discussed with a social (DJ), charging $10 entrance on possibly Sat. 12th May at Melvista Hall. The BBQ on 18th March with parents and our Club members was positively received. A need to elect club offices was also acknowledged and discussion took place onRotarian Magazine this month. meeting that coincides with this promotion of Interact inTheir stories are inspiring and important date, 23rd February, the schools via School Assembliesmake one proud to be a Rotarian, Rotary’s birthday! and Newsletters.this being just one of theRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 4
  5. 5. Social Networking Birthdays and Workshop s77/rotary-in-wa-facebook- Anniversaries seminar-slidesLast Sunday, 12th February, AG Only one member celebrating aSimone Carot Collins facilitated a Update on Members birthday this week. A very Happyworkshop on social networking. It Birthday to Daniel Forsdyke forwas attended by a capacity A number of members are his birthday on 22nd February.number of 150. Feedback was currently away. No Anniversaries.extremely positive. Well done Good to have members back whoSimone. Information on the have been unwell or travellingpresentation can be accessed viathe site below. Roster for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for Month of February/March 2012 Date Program Duty Attendance Introduction Vote of Thanks18th February Community/Voc Collins 1 New Court Green 2.00pm Cttee Meeting Residence Mt Claremont22nd February ‘Peacefull’ Max Hipkins Leonie Still Di Collins message on World Understanding and Peace23rd February Rotary’s 107th Birthday UNDERSTANDING & PEACE DAY WORLD29th February TBA Jim Gould Debbie Cash Mignon Shardlow Paddy Ramanathan 7th March Anuradha Koirala N/A N/A TBA TBA Dinner 6.30pm 14th March Vocational Visit to N/A Clifford Yudelman Graeme Prior Bill Hassell Claremont Museum – Dr Sue Graham-Taylor AM 18th March BBQ Dot Bennett Park 21st March Club Gordon Hay Joyce Wong Lee N/A N/A Assembly/Forum NB: ‘Duty’ responsibility is to set up venue and to pack away venue after meeting.Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 5
  6. 6. Club DetailsBoard Rotary 2011-12 The Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Inc.Bryant Stokes – President PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909Di Collins – MeetingsToni James – Treasurer Wednesday 5:45pm to Café, Bethesda Hospital Queenslea DriveGillian Yudelman –Club Service Claremont, 6010Director, President President-Bryant StokesGordon Hay - Community/ E-mailVocational Service Director Mobile 0419 919 572Ken Collins – InternationalService Bulletin Editor Clifford Yudelman/Di CollinsHamish Mackie – NewGenerations Director Gould – Membership aterbayrotaryJenny Gill – Fundraising Chartered 19 DecemberBill Hassell – Vice President Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 6