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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 19 11t h - 18th November 2011 Annual Rotary Foundation Dr. Meeting 9th November Ken Collins Address Four Way Speech Contest Meeting 16th November The Rotary Foundation John Fleming Increase in cost of weekly Help for PNG Congratulations Bill Hassell Catering Pride of Workmanship Awards RC Belmont Legends Night RCFBCFI Bulletins for the coming two Board Nominations weeks Christmas / Birthday Function Vocational Visit to Cord Blood Birthdays RI Presidential Citation & Bank Changemaker Awards Interact MeetingMeeting 9th November which will be expanded upon individually. Increase in cost ofThe required AGMs for the Minutes of both meetings have weekly CateringRCFBCFI and RCFBI were been circulated to all members.conducted at the last meeting. Visitors were Maryam Hamzavi, Bethesda Hospitality Manager,The AGM for the Charity Fund was Elham Teimouri, Pam Reynolds Roh Sirawadina has advised thatthe first to be held. Chairman Bill and Vanessa Wood. weekly catering costs for ourHassell reported briefly on the meetings will rise from $50 toFund, the Audited Financial $65.00 per week. Meeting 16th NovemberReports were reported on and theelection of Office Bearers took RCFBCFI The speaker for next week’splace. meeting is well known ArchitectThey are: Ch. Bill Hassell, Sec. Di Tony Brand After a ‘pros’ by Ken Collins andCollins, Tr. Rob Pearce and ‘cons’ by Bill Hassell wereCommittee Members, presented on whetherKen Collins and or not the Club shouldBryant Stokes. proceed with anThe AGM for the Club application forfollowed on with Pres. extending the CharityBryant Stokes Fund to obtainthanking all Directors Deductible Giftfor work done thus far Recipient status for offthis Rotary year. Tr. shore projects, theToni James reported memberson the Audited overwhelminglyFinancial Reports, supported the ‘pros’.Sec. Di advised of the Solicitors Talbotcirculation of the Olivier are generouslyrequired doing all work for thisdocumentation and application pro bono.four items werebrought up underGeneral BusinessRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 1
  2. 2. Christmas Birthday uplift those less fortunate around Freshwater Bay has successfully Function the globe and help eliminate the carried out a Matching Grant in need for war by building bridges of Nigeria for resuscitators at the friendship around the world, we as Children’s Hosp in Lagos and for aThis annual function has been Rotarians do have the power to Dental bus in Cambodia.booked for Thursday, 22nd make a difference. The Club has nominated threeNovember, 2011 at the Nedlands The RCFB, although less than people as Group Study ExchangeGolf Club, Melvista Ave, Nedlands. three years old has been involved Team members. Two, Kylie WestTime will be 6.30pm for 7.00pm. with the Rotary Foundation and David Gulland have beenCost for a three course meal will be though its members and projects successful.$50.00 per person. Payment for in the following ways. Rohallah Haidari wasthis function can be done at anyweekly meeting leading up to the Bill Hassell was a Rotary unsuccessfully nominated as a Ambassadorial Scholar in the Rotary Foundation Peace Fellow.event or online into the Club’s 1960s, Warren Milner was a Justin Hewett was successfullyWestpac Operating AccountBSB 036034 A/c No. 304015 member of the very first Group nominated as a Rotary Study Exchange Team from WA Ambassadorial Scholar and isPlease identify the amount with (which exchanged with a District studying Chinese Law in Beijing.your name and function.To ensure the night is a success, in southern California) in 1967, A number of ‘Paint Your Pinkies’ Daniel Forsdyke went to D. 3300 for Polio have been successfullyplease invite friends and family to in Malaysia and Claire Forsdyke carried out at local Primaryattend. Schools. Fourteen ofRI Presidential our membersCitation & have made a personalChangemaker contributionAwards to the Rotary FoundationDirectors, you are to report and toto CSD Rex Evans on a achieve amonthly basis as to Presidentialprogress made by your Citation thisCommittees in these two year, ALLareas. members are required to make aAnnual Rotary personalFoundation Dr. Ken contribution.Collins Address The Rotary FoundationIf you have not already asks forbooked for this event which Everywill replace the regular Rotarianmeeting of the club on that same went to D. 9350 in South Africa on Every Year to contribute to thenight, please do so as soon as GSE. Ken and Di Collins have Rotary Foundation.possible. Cost is $55 per person served as Rotary Volunteers (Ken “If you’re giving when you’reand bookings are to be made on on countless occasions) the first living, then you’re knowingline time being in 1983 to remote where it’s going” Word ofhttps://district9455.worldsecuresy villages in Indonesia and the wisdom from a British Vietnamese Refugee Camps in Hong Kong. Ken and Di have represented the Rotary Foundation Help for PNGNOVEMBER IS at Presidential Conferences, PeaceROTARY FOUNDATION Conferences, Rotary Institutes and Tony Munday, for whom the RCFBMONTH Polio National Immunisation successfully applied for a Rotary Days. Ken has served as a Trustee Foundation Matching Grant for a of the Rotary Foundation and been bus for Dentists in Cambodia, involved with many areas and funded through his GoodeveThe Rotary Foundation Committees, especially Polio Foundation, has very generously Eradication over the past 25 years. donated $5,000 to one of ourThe Rotary Foundation is known Ken has been involved with almost RAWCS (Rotary Aust. Worldas Rotary’s Foundation for Peace. 200 Matching Grant Projects in Community Service) Projects.Though its humanitarian and numerous countries throughouteducational programs designed to the world and the RC ofRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 2
  3. 3. Those who attended the Dr. Ken Rotary’s gift to the people of WA number of teachers from localCollins Address last year heard for its 50th Anniversary was the schools have indicated that theyformer Rotary Foundation Scholar WA Medical School. will attend this meeting. JoyMaryanne Tokome-Amu tell us of Shepherd, Principal of St Hilda’s isher work in her village Enga (PNG) unable to attend, however, haswhere she is building an asked if three of her teachers canemergency medical come along.centre. Maryanne is Please encourageworking tirelessly to anyone whom youassist her people and think may bethe $5,000 will be of interested inenormous assistance hearing John talkto her. about his time withA huge thank you to Bellfield PS andour friend Tony his work with theMunday. indigenous schools.Pride ofWorkmanship CongratulatiAwards ons Bill HassellDir. Wilma has sentan article and The RCFB has yetphotographs to the another NedlandsPost on the recent CouncillorPride of amongst itsWorkmanship membership withAwards to Kathy Lucas and Andre Bill Hassell being electedHarris. Interact Meeting unopposed to fill the vacancy in Dalkeith Ward left by Max Hipkins With Dir. Hamish in the Eastern successful election as Mayor.Board Nominations States and the Collins’ at another Congratulations Bill Rotary Event, Clifford and GillianNomination forms have been sent Yudelman kindly responded to theout for the 2012-13 Board. call to assist with the Interact RC Belmont LegendsCurrently nominations have been meeting last Thursday. Nightreceived for President Elect, Many thanks Clifford and Gillian.Community/Vocational and For the past four years the RC ofInternational Directors. Still Belmont has honoured their threerequired are nominations for Four Way Speech remaining Charter Members (twoTreasurer, Secretary and Directors Contest now living) by awardingfor New Generations, Membership Scholarships to three outstandingand Fundraising. The Semi Final in which Tiffany young people in their community Chua from MLC will compete is in the name of these three being hosted by the RC of Hillarys, members.Vocational Visit to Cord Monday, 21st November, Hillarys On Thursday 10th November theBlood Bank Boat Harbour, Sorrento. Members Wilf Jackson (Allwood Furniture) able to attend the RC Hillarys Award was presented to a youngDir Wilma booked a Vocational meeting (cost $27.00) to support innovative furniture maker, theVisit to the Rotary Cord Blood Tiffany are encouraged to do so. Jim Reagan Award (a greengrocerBank on Sunday, 13th November at with a passion for horseracing)the Blood Bank in Wellington was presented to an apprenticeStreet, Perth. It was a very John Fleming jockey who has already proveninteresting visit. Led by Gail herself in 8 months of ridingLazzaro, senior scientist with the The man who is revolutionising having won 20 races, despite beingAustralian Red Cross Blood education in Australia, John out of action for six weeks becauseService. Fleming will be addressing the of an injury and the Stan PerronThe Rotary Blood Bank is Rotary’s RCFB on Wednesday 7th Award (Perron Group ofgift to the people of WA for its December. Companies) was presented to an100th Anniversary (2005), however Although it is not the best time of outstanding student from Belmontit has taken time to fundraise and the year for many teachers as they City College.bring it to completion. are involved with end of year The RC of Belmont, when deciding school activities and functions, a to honour their remaining CharterRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 3
  4. 4. Members in this way did so Bulletins for the coming Any items members would likebecause they wanted to do two weeks included, please forwardsomething in their name whilst information to the Yudelmans.they were still living, having given Sincere thanks to both Clifford and As Ken and Di will be in Malaysiaoutstanding service to the Gillian for ensuring the at a Rotary Conference for thecommunity through 50 years of information is disseminated to coming two meetings, GillianRotary service. members during Di’s absence. Yudelman has kindly agreed to compile a reduced size Bulletin during the absence of Di. Birthdays A very Happy Birthday is wished to Jes Senathirajah (16th Nov), Luke Marshall (20th Nov) Mandy Symons (21st Nov), Gordon Hay (29th Nov) Paddy Ramanathan and Rex Evans (30th Nov)Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 4
  5. 5. Roster for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for Month of Oct / Nov 2011 Date Program Duty Attendance Introduction Vote of Thanks16th November Tony Brand Bill Hassell Mignon Margaret Stuart Warren Milner Shardlow23rd November Ian Fairnie Clifford Gillian Toni James Rob Pearce Yudelman Yudelman30th November RIPE Sakuji Annual Dr Ken Laguna Veneto 7.00pm Book on Line Tanaka Collins Address Club, Mt Lawley 7th December John Fleming Jim Gould Ken Collins Di Collins Alistair Brown14th December TBA Gordon Hay Sue Hassell Jill Henderson Paddy Ramanathan NB: ‘Duty’ responsibility is to set up venue and to pack away venue after meeting.Board Rotary 2011-12 Jim Gould – Membership President-Bryant StokesBryant Stokes – President Director MobileDi Collins – Secretary Jenny Gill – Fundraising Director 0419 919 jennypgill@gmail.comToni James – Treasurer Bill Hassell – Vice President Bulletin Clifford Yudelman/Di CollinsRex Evans –Club Service Director, Club Details WebsitePresident The Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Inc.Wilma McBain - Community/ PO Box 168, FacebookVocational Service Director Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 Collins – International aterbayrotaryService Director Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pmHamish Mackie – New Café, Bethesda HospitalGenerations Director Queenslea Drive Claremont, 6010 Chartered 19 2008Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 5