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.
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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
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
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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 www.scienceexperience.com. 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 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,
USA this week.
A safe trip to Br James and
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
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
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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
Link to : http://www.mycause.com.au/
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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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.
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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
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
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 168,
24th September Daniel Forsdyke Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909
1st October Elizabeth Bain email@example.com Meetings
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
22nd October Peter Symons email@example.com Email
Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone
firstname.lastname@example.org 08 9385 0471
Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary
08 9385 0472
Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director
sought from members of the club. email@example.com
Why not use the bulletin to update the club Facebook
Claire Forsdyke — International Director
on the projects your committee is working http://www.facebook.com/group.php?
on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646
event. Toni James — PR & Marketing
Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008
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