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  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 15 13th-19th October 2011 Meeting 12th October Social Function Suggested Community Service Meeting 19th October Pride of Workmanship Awards Projects Election Results Audits and AGMs Film Night Koro Scholarship Official Induction of Gordon October is Rotary Vocational Fund Hay Service Month Quiz Night Support for the Rotary Update on RAWCS Tanzania Update on Club Members Foundation Project Birthdays Annual RF Dr Ken Collins Trailer for the Club Address First job for the TrailerMeeting 12th October Vietnamese ExodusVisitors at our meeting 1975-1996’. She hason 12th were Rajah returned to theSenathirajah, Pam Indonesian Islands onReynolds, Zerina, five occasions to assistNikhil and Ashwin families to find gravesRamanathan, Sue and of those who perishedClaire Dardis and during the period theyCarina Hoang’s were stranded.daughter, Chiara. In 2011 Carina was honoured as one ofIt was a privilege to WA’s most courageoushave as our speaker and inspiring womenthis week Carina and is one of 100Hoang, a Vietnamese women who has beensurvivor who escaped inducted into WA’s Pres Bryant Stokes and speaker Carina Hoangin a small boat at the fortunate enough to challenges which all inaugural Hall of Fame.age of 16, along with a survive and conditions had to endure. Carina brought homebrother and sister. in Refugee Camps. After initially settling the message that thereCarina graphically All present must have in the USA, Carina is still so much to beportrayed the been touched by married an Australian, done in the world tocircumstances in Carina’s story and the has a daughter Chiara, alleviate suffering.Vietnam which lead to photographs showing and has lived in Perth PRID Ken mentionedthe exodus of 1.5 the boats and for the past five that one of the verymillion Vietnamese in overcrowding in both years. Now pursuing a early 3 H (Healthan effort to escape to a the boats and Refugee PhD at Murdoch Hunger andbetter life, the horrific Camps, the burials at University, Carina has Humanity) Projectsboat journeys endured, sea, cannibalism, written a book ‘Boat was for Rotary tothe treatment and pirates and the many People: Personal provide doctors andsurvival of those Stories from the dentists for the RefugeeRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 1
  2. 2. Camps in Hong Kong through its educationaland the Philippines, and humanitarianand in 1983 Ken, Di programs.and their two small One of the criteria todaughters spent a achieve a Presidentialmonth in the Hong Citation this year is forKong Camps as Rotary ALL members of theVolunteers hence have Club to personallyfirsthand knowledge of contribute to thethe plight and suffering Rotary Foundation.of the boat people. Annual RF Dr KenCity of Nedlands Collins AddressElections results. As this functionCongratulations to our replaces the Club’smembers Max and PHF presentations to Zerina and Paddy Ramanathan usual meeting onToni. Wednesday, 30thThe following report is about the brave new all member’s details. November, allcopied from world of financial members advising. Support for the Rotary encouraged to book as“Anti-amalgamation Foundation soon as possible forcandidate and chief Official Induction of All of the Ramanathan themselves andcouncil agitator Max Gordon Hay family were present on partners.Hipkins has defeated It was a joy to have Wednesday to see Bookings on lineMatt Negus in the Gordon inducted into Paddy and Zerina both https://district9455.worcontest for mayor of the the Club last presented with Paul municipality. meeting. Welcome Harris Fellow encollins2011.htmIn an election largely Gordon we are Recognitions for their Speaker is RI Presidentfought around the delighted to have you personal support for Elect from Japan andongoing merger battle as a member of the RC the work of the Rotary Ben Wyatt, formerbetween Nedlands and of Freshwater Bay. Foundation. Rotary FoundationSubiaco councils, Leo An updated Heartfelt thanks to you Ambassadorial ScholarMcManus ousted Kerry Membership List has both for helping to will be giving a briefSmyth in the coastal been distributed to all make the world a presentation onward, while Ian Argyle members during the better place, which is benefits thewas returned and Joe week, so please refer to the objective of the Scholarship has been toPorter ousted John Bell in this list for Gordon and Rotary Foundation him.the Dalkeith Ward.Irene Tan and Bronwen Social FunctionTyson also lost their seats A ‘mix and mingle’in the Melvista Ward to Cocktail functionToni James and Nigel between 4.30pm andShaw.” 6.30pm will be held on Sunday next, 23rd October at the home ofMeeting 19th October Ken & Di, 1 New CourtSpeaker for 19th Green, Mt Claremont.October will be Peter Please put the date inWright who is with your diary and RSVPShadforth Financial as soon as possible toGroup in Di. Finger food will beSubiaco. Peter will talk Pres. Bryant Stokes presenting new member Gordon Hay provided, however, with his Rotary regaliaRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 2
  3. 3. you are asked to standards in allcontribute a bottle of occupations.whatever you enjoy  Recognisingdrinking. the value of all usefulPride of Workmanship occupations.Awards  ContributingDir. Wilma McBain has one’sreceived two written vocationalproposals for Pride of talents toWorkmanship Awards, meeting theboth of which it has needs of the Reporting – members of the Club.been agreed by the community.Club members tosupport. kindly audited the Copies of the audits During October RotaryThey are Andre Harris clubs accounts for the for all accounts have clubs are encouraged toof Honmaz and Kathy year ending 30th June, been emailed to all focus on this importantLucas, PA to Prof. 2011. members, along with Avenue of Service.Ralph Martins. Adrian did the RCFBI an Agenda for the Some suggestedThe submissions on Operating and Charity RCFBCFI’s AGM on 9th activities for clubs tothese two recipients accounts whilst Rajah November. The consider are:stated for Andre stepped in at very short Agenda for the  Devote a meeting“Andre Harris of notice and did the RCFCI’s AGM is ready to examiningHonmaz takes pride in RCFBCFI Operating for distribution to all Vocational Service,providing professional, and Gift Fund members. including the Fourfriendly, first class accounts. Way Test andservice and readily Sincere thanks to you October is Rotary Declaration ofgoes that extra mile for both. Letters of Vocational Service Rotarians inall clients in his small appreciation have been Month Business andbusiness in Carrington sent on behalf of the Vocational Service Professions. UseStreet, Nedlands. Club and the Audited focuses on: these foundationsFor Kathy it is stated accounts are in the  Adhering to to plan projects for“In summary, Kathy is hands of the and promoting the remainder ofan un-sung hero, Department of the highest the year.dedicating over 14 Commerce. ethical  Introduce ayears of her working “classification talk”life to support the series in whichvision of ‘A world in each member giveswhich Alzheimer’s disease a five-minute talkno longer exists” on his or herThese recipients will be vocation.invited to the Club  Present ameeting on 26th vocational awardOctober where they to someone in thewill be presented with community whotheir plaques. has exemplified outstandingAudits and AGMs professionalThe RCFB is indebted achievement andto Hon. Auditors high ethicalAdrian Rose and Rajah Reporting – members of the Club. standards.Senathirajah, whoRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 3
  4. 4.  Assist young Alzheimer’s. people prepare for Secondly, participation careers by in the City of becoming involved Claremont’s Christmas with a mentorship activity on 24th program. November is a Support possibility. Areas of professional interest have already development in the been allocated community by however, this will be sponsoring a investigated and professional discussed further. networking event or workshop. Gillian Yudelman, Pam Reynolds, Gordon Hay, Microscopes Project Have club Nedlands’ new Mayor Max Hipkins and Warren Carina and Di will be members volunteer Milner meeting with Chief their skills on a Scientist Lyn Beazley, community or First job for the Trailer days and a huge thanks Watercorp and the international Last Saturday night must go to PDG Ron STAWA on Monday service project. See RIP Kalyan Banerjee Geary who did most of morning. This project ProjectLINK and phoned Ken to ask if he the heavy lifting and is on the cusp of huge online database would assist his sister carrying as Ken was expansion. that allows Rotary Prana who is in Perth still unable to Continual enquiries for clubs to publicise sorting out the estate of undertake much of this units continue to come projects in need of a deceased due to his recent in including another assistance. relative. Kalyan asked surgeries. this week from a if Ken would help her Science Teacher atUpdate on RAWCS dispose of clothes and Suggested Community Burnie Primary School,Tanzania Project books. On Tuesday the Service Projects Tasmania.Due to difficulties in trailers first job was to Dir. Wilma announcedobtaining the required transport all the books a couple of possible Film Night KoroRotary signatures in it could carry to the projects. Scholarship FundTanzania for the Save the Children Firstly, assistance is A final reminder toMatipwili Village in Fund’s book sought for the young support Mignon andTanzania, it has been depot. The clean out lady who has been Alistair by purchasingtaken under the continued for three afflicted by tickets to the movie onumbrella of the 20th October at 6.30pmAustralian Tanzanian at Luna,Association Leederville. Tickets $20 which includes preTrailer for the Club movie nibbles.The Club trailer was Bookingspicked up by Ken last orMonday morning. Tel. 0438 920 621. NewThanks to PE Rex for member Gordon sentorganising the trailer out an email tofor the Club along with colleagues invitinginsurance for it and the them to attend theitems it will transport. movie. Well done and thanks Gordon. Hope you fill the theatre New club trailer Mignon and Alistair.Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 4
  5. 5. Quiz Night drinks. Bookings A full and speedy James are due homeA final reminder for recover to Sue Hassell from Nepal this weekthe McCusker .au. T. 9347 4200 from all of us on and we look forward toAlzheimer Research your surgery. their return.Found, Quiz Night on Update on Club Welcome back toFriday, 21st October, Members travellers Margaret Birthdays7.30pm Claremont Alistair Brown will be (although Margaret A very Happy BirthdayFootball Club, Davies able to rejoin our was at a meeting in my to James for 19thRd, Claremont. Cost meetings now that his absence) October. Hope you$15.00 per person. teaching commitment and Carina. Lovely to have a great day.Bring nibbles and Wednesday nights has have you back atpurchase concluded. meetings. Debbie andRoster for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for Month of August / Sep 2011 Date Program Duty Attendance Introduction Vote of Thanks 19th October Peter Wright Rob Pearce Alistair Brown Jim Gould Carina Marshall 20th October Board Meeting Time 5.30pm Venue TBA 20th October Film Night Luna Theatre 6.30pm Cost $20 Koro Leederville per ticket Scholarship Fund 23rd October Cocktail 1 New Court 4.30pm – 6.30pm Please bring a bottle Function Green, Mt of what you like to Claremont drink 26th October DG Liz Paddy Warren Milner Ken Collins Wilma McBain Westoby Ramanathan2nd November TBA Wilma McBain Rex Evans Gordon Hay Graeme Prior 9th November AGMs – Jill Henderson Jenny Gill N/A N/A RCFBCFI & RCFBI16th November TBA Gordon Hay Mignon Shardlow Margaret Stuart Rob Pearce23rd November TBA Clifford Gillian Yudelman Toni James Warren Milner Yudelman30th November RIPE Sakuji Annual Dr Ken Laguna Veneto 7.00 pm Tanaka Collins Club Mt Lawley AddressNB: ‘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. Board Rotary 2011-12 Ken Collins – International Club Details Bulletin Editor Service Director Clifford Yudelman/Di The Rotary Club of CollinsBryant Stokes – President Freshwater Bay, Hamish Mackie – New PO Box 168, Website Generations Director Nedlands,Di Collins – Secretary Western Australia, 6909 MeetingsToni James – Treasurer Jim Gould – Membership Director Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Evans –Club Service Café, Bethesda Hospital eshwaterbayrotaryDirector Jenny Gill – Fundraising Queenslea Director Claremont, 6010 jennypgill@gmail.comWilma McBain - President-Bryant Stokes Chartered 19 December 2008Community/ Vocational Bill Hassell – Vice President E-mailService Director Mobile 0419 919 572Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 6