New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 12


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Weekly newsletter of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay in Perth, Western Australia, issued on 20 September 2009.

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New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 12

  1. 1. New Horizons The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909 ! District 9450! ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 2, Issue 12" 21st -270th September 2009 Letter From the Club Four Way Test Speech Message from Anawim Climb for a Smile Kwinana Golf Club Rotary Foundation President Competition A thank you and an Sponsor Team RC Charity Match Thought of the Week A roundup of the clubs What is this update from the Freshwater Bay in Details of the upcoming This week’s thought is activities. competition and how Anawim Womens’ their inaugural fundraising day in about the Rotary Peace Page 1 can the club become Refuge. attempt at the support of the Cord & Conflict Studies involved? Page 2 BankWest Tower. Blood Bank. Program. Page 2 Page 2 Page 4 Page 5 Collins). Ken will be at The Burundi Peace Choir Letter From the Rotary Headquarters next project is progressing, with week and will be meeting nine clubs in the Club President with the staff and the Rotary metropolitan area having Foundation people to seek been approached for financial Dear Fellow Rotarians, permission to put together support to fund the this modified exchange. production of a CD. The next Committee meetings last step will then be to look at a Thursday saw Bryant most Manna Industries is another possible concert, in impressed with the way of these projects where we conjunction with other clubs, Director Rob has compiled an will contribute around a to raise funds for the Choir. information sheet on each quarter of the funds required project setting out exactly and a club (Arden Arcade) Information is out on the what the project is about, and District (5180) in Four Way Speaking Contest who the contact members are, California will contribute the and it would be tremendous costs and progress. From us other three quarters. The if we could get this all Rob....well done and project is progressing, with a underway in one or more of sincere thanks. We very number issued by the Rotary A magnifying microscope our local schools. Also much appreciate all the time Foundation . These are two and effort you have put into examples of how our the club in the short time financial support of the you’ve been with us. Rotary Foundation benefits our community. Some projects began as Community and have Jane Armstrong has a much crossed over to International. more realistic cost on a One of these is the garden area at Graylands Indigenous community in Hospital. Bryant will liaise Wiluna. Ken went to Wiluna with Jane and see what he last Monday with Alan, met can do to help with funding with various people and for this through Government considers a modified GSE funding. Team to Fiji could very well assist them with their Dir. Rob and I are meeting problems. Funding is with John Clare and WA available through the Rotary Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley Foundation District next Thursday to further Designated Funds, which discuss Magnifying come back to the District Microscopes for children in Burrundi Peace Choir in rehearsals from funds we contribute to local schools. Anne the Rotary Foundation for McAnearney has taken the best way for this to work is to recently received is use as is seen fit by the one loaned to us by Lyn donate a certain number to a information on the Siemens District Governor (Geoff Beazley to trial in her class. school to be used under Science Experience which is Simpson) and District Discussion last Thursday and supervision. another wonderful Foundation Chair (Ken with local schools believe the opportunity for year 9 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S students entering year 10. student to represent their project can be found on the   Rotary has many excellent Club at a semi-final. website: Other areas identified where projects for the youth, with a the Rotary Club of major focus on school age Competition Schedule au Freshwater Bay can assist is students. We need more of Final dates for competition   to look at sponsoring a our members to assist with (for selection of student to go couple of youth (18-26 year these types of projects with forward to semi finals) is Rohallah olds) for the RYLA (Rotary working with the schools etc. Friday, 13th November. Youth Leadership Awards) Haidari camp 9-15th January, 2010.  Climb for a Smile is drawing Semi Finals to be concluded Also, women’s clothes of all nearer and Enid Wall came by mid November before Very relieved to report that sizes are required.   The up with the excellent students undertake their final last Monday the following services of a Psychiatrist or recommendation that exams. email was received by Psychologist is also needed sporting clubs – football, Rohallah’s host family John due to the many problems rugby, soccer be approached District Final will be held at and Margaret Broadbent. amongst the indigenous to participate. Elizabeth will the District Conference on population. look into this. Sunday, 18th April, 2010 “Salam John,     The Future of Rotary is in Winner and runner up will I'm in Mumbai trying to get Pull up Banner our Hands and for a new compete in a Tri-District final hold of the General club, our hands are doing in May, 2010. Consulate, I'm distressed, The majority of members worthwhile things.   helpless   and checking my who responded preferred the Topic email has been the last thing ‘all blue’ pull up banner Yours in Rotary Service, Each participant may choose to do in my mind. I'm living design.  Hence Simone will their own topic, but the four a cheap lodge, it's hot and go ahead with ordering an Di Collins principles of the Rotary Four wet. ‘all blue’ pull up banner. Charter President Way Test must be explored in   the speech. I haven't been able to buy a Great job Marcos with the   sim card because I don't rent design of the banner and Four Way Test Is it the TRUTH? a house or I don't have a many thanks on behalf of the reference. Club.  Look forward to Speech Is it FAIR to all concerned?   seeing what you have in I'm sending this email from a mind for the club bannerette. Competition Will it build GOODWILL and shop which I requested to BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? use his computer. The aims of the competition   Brother James are: Will it be BENEFICIAL to all Keep your prayers for my a)      To encourage and foster concerned? safe arrival home Br. James is off to Nepal for excellence in the art of     four weeks.   President Di public speaking Winner of School Heat Rohallah” collected and sorted 13 bags b)      To develop the The winner of the school heat   of knitted items – jumpers confidence and self- will receive a certificate and a (small and large), scarves, esteem of Year 10 cheque or prize to the value PRID Ken beanies and a few rugs plus a students of $50 (provided by club). large bag of beautifully  c)       To provide an Collins and knitted toys from Margaret opportunity for students Other prizes awarded at each Brawley.   If it can be to test their skills before level. Wiluna arranged, a large number of an audience   these will go with the d)      To develop A great project and one it students for distribution in Ken is the Vice Chair of the relationships between would be tremendous to Nepal.  A huge thank you to Rotary International Rotary and schools work with in Christ Church Margaret for her continued Membership Committee and e)      To promote the ideals of Grammar, MLC and Scotch work in coordinating and has a meeting at Rotary Rotary. College.  knitting for the Headquarters in Evanston, Il,     disadvantaged communities.  USA this week. A safe trip to Br James and Eligibility Students who are in Year 10 Siemens Whilst at Rotary students.   Look forward to in 2009 at any secondary seeing you on your return. school within Rotary D. 9450 Science Headquarters he will be meeting with the Manager of are eligible to enter. Experience the Rotary Foundation John Osterland and GSE Staff Message from Successful students will person Anita Daniel to seek participate in the District Siemens Science Experience permission to progress with a Anawim Final and Tri District Final in is for Year 9 students modified Group Study their 11th Year. entering Year 10 and will be Exchange Team of two Hello Ken and Rob, held between June 2009 and Aboriginal Elders, two health   A Rotary Club may sponsor May 2010.  Cost to Clubs is workers and a young Thanks heaps for dropping up to four schools but each an enrolment fee of $105 per government worker to go to off the donations the other club will only choose one student. Information on this Fiji where they can learn day!!! They are great little about village life. packs and we really 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S Brunch at Bill & Sue Hassell’s Sunday, 11th October, 2009 You are invited to attend a Brunch at Bill and Sue Hassell’s. There is a cost of $10.00 per person which will be donated to the Club Charity Account. RSVP to Daniel Forsdyke to indicate your attendance. Please note that payment will be collected prior to the event. ! From L-R: Bill Hassell, Sue Hassell, Eirka Hahnel & Rohland Hahnel (Guest District Governor’s Visit Speaker on 10th Sept) Thursday, 1st October, 2009 Members, Spouses and Friends of the Club are invited to attend the Official Visit of the DG Geoff and Margaret Simpson. This will be a dinner meeting 6:30pm for 7:00pm at a cost of $25.00 per person, with BYO wine. RSVP to Daniel Forsdyke to indicate your attendance. Please note that payment will be collected prior to the night. Note: Board members are requested to meet with DG Geoff at 5:30pm Sponsoring Team RC Freshwater From L-R: Richard Lugg, Ian Hutton, Melpo Economou, Jaap Poll Lyn Cook and Bay for Climb for a Smile Jan Hutton Link to : page FreshwaterBayClimbforasmile Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S appreciate them. Thank you to you both, I hope 6th November 2009 nomination fees of $500 are you are both ticking along well. payable to Rotary WA Cord I just thought I would swing   Dear Rotarians Blood Bank Trust a tax you a line and give you an May today bring you plenty of deductable gift recipient. update on Anawim Aboriginal smiles, One of our current fundraising Women's Services. Thankyou ideas is the Kwinana Golf Club If you are interested in for goods that have been Kym Charity Match which has nominating a team please donated previously – They attracted sponsorship of $20,000. complete the attached have been a major help. Over ER Coordinator The winning teams will nomination form, team numbers the course of the last couple of Ruah-Anawim Aboriginal nominate which deductible gift are filling fast. Team members months we have seen so much Women's Services recipient (as registered with the names can be adjusted closer to community generosity that has Australian Tax Office) will the day if need be. Players meant we have been able to be receive the prize money. The should have an Official better resourced in assisting Media Flash attached information will explain Australian Golf (AGU) handicap; women’s needs. Currently we the event in more detail. players without a handicap will do not need any further October play off 15. Rules of play will be donations of goods like Rotary WA Cord Blood Bank available from the Kwinana Golf Club website http:// toiletries and pyjamas etc and ! Does your club have a notice Trust is now ready to accept probably wont for the next 2 or board at its meeting venue team nominations for the 3 months. or in the local shopping Kwinana Golf Club Charity welcome/index.mhtm   Centre? Match to be held on Friday 6th Anawim is currently November 2009. Please contact the undersigned if you have any questions. Yours undergoing refurbishment!!!! ! How do you let your local sincerely Believe it or not we have not community know about all We are inviting ten teams of 3 had a paint job or new the programs that are players who will bid for a fourth furniture in the last 30yrs of available for people in the player from our celebrity list and John Iriks opening. Thanks to some community? 26 teams of four players. Team E-mail funding that has been received, the entire building is having an ! What is your way of getting overhaul which is fantastic the Rotary message out to news for us. We will be closed the wider community? and working limited hours for Quiz Night the next couple of weeks whilst ! Have you considered renovations are underway. running a Rotary Wednesday, 21st October, 2009 Now we are working on trying Information Day at your to create a safe, artistic and local shopping centre? 7:00pm for 7:30pm at the Burswood On Swan Function Centre creative space for the women.   We are hoping to be able to A portable whiteboard with Cost is $10.00 per person, with tables of 8.  encourage clients to be as magnets that allow you to take Bar service is available.  involved as possible. information everywhere you   have a club activity is one way Last time we spoke you Quiz Master is PP Graeme Bain  of getting the message over. By suggested that I was able to putting messages up at your email once every few weeks Members - please organise prizes for the Silent Auctions, Raffles “sausage sizzle” you can alert with particular goods that we and as tables prizes. people about Rotary. might be in need. I was wondering if I could ask for Please start getting the word out and putting together tables! The whiteboard can be used at donations of either wool, or club meetings as a reminder to fishing line, or paints? I club members all the current understand that you may not and proposed events of the wish to contribute to these club. goods considering they are need deemed as essential life We can never do enough to The Dr Ken Collins Address items. I have had a few women keep the activities of our great of late who have started organization in the public eye. Monday, 16th November, 2009 knitting classes or want to paint us some artwork for our Contact PDG Ian Murray if you 7:00pm for 7:30pm at the Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester new Day Centre. It is really need some help with your PR:  Park.  fantastic that women want to Ph: 9276 7977      contribute to redesigning a Mob: 0414 927 679 Cost is $45.00 per person for a two course meal.  Bar service is new space; it is just difficult in Email: available.  obtaining money for craft type supplies because generally we RI President John Kenny will be the keynote speaker.  are only able to use money for essential items. Kwinana Golf The Rotary Foundation Alumni speaker will be retired Federal   I thought I would at least ask Club Charity Court Judge Bob Nicholson.  you and see what you thought.   Match 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  5. 5. N E W H O R I Z O N S representing a wide variety confronting my region. If I program] made in my life The Rotary of fields, participate in an had had the knowledge I am cannot be overemphasized.” Foundation intensive three month course at Chulalongkorn University gaining now I would have been in a better position to Create awareness. Take in Bangkok, Thailand. adequately analyze the action. Make your annual gift Week 12: This week’s Rotary conflicts, map out the various today! Foundation Thought is about RPCS Program alumnus actors, go the extra mile, and the Rotary Peace and Conflict Richelieu Allison, Regional play a major role in helping Studies Program (RPCS) – Director of the West African to restore peace.” strengthening the leaders of Youth Network, says, “This today for peace. course has been the missing This sentiment has stuck with link in my [ability] to him, as he wrote in a recent Mid-career professionals contribute to the resolution of email, “The changes [the from around the world, the numerous problems Program for September / October Introduction Date Details Date Name 24th September Anne McAnearney - Life and Times 24th September Anne McAnearney 26th September Club Assembly - LotteryWest House 1st October Ken Collins 09:00 to 11:00 Vote of Thanks 1st October District Governor’s Visit - Dinner Meeting Date Name 8th October Dave Wilmot - BlueEarth 24th September Claire Forsdyke 15th October Committee Meetings 1st October Rob Rohrlach Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 24th September Daniel Forsdyke Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 1st October Elizabeth Bain Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 8th October Sue Hassell Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 15th October Bryant Stokes Club Administration Director Claremont 22nd October Peter Symons Email Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone 08 9385 0471 Fax Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary 08 9385 0472 Website Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club Facebook Claire Forsdyke — International Director on the projects your committee is working on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646 event. Toni James — PR & Marketing Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008 Please forward articles and photos to Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 5