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 2" 13th - 19th July 2009
Presidential Citation What in the World is Humidicribs for Christmas In July Instructions for 16th Rotary Foundation
Criteria for 2009-10 Rotary? Lagos, Nigeria Details of our next July Meeting Thought of the Week
What criteria need to A new video created by The matching grant for fundraising function. Instructions for ﬁnding This week’s thought is
be met to gain a RC Lane Cove. the Humidicribs has Page 4 the correct room on about Polio Plus.
Presidential Citation. Page 1 been completed. Thursday 16th July. Page 4
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stand about Rotary and Have a member register as a
Presidential Rotary projects at one of you Rotary Volunteer. Support a From the
fund raising events or project on RAWCS Western
Citation promotional events in Region website.
shopping centres etc
Criteria for "
Increase capacity to provide
Cultivate leaders in Youth –
July 1st marked a new Rotary
year, and our club has now
Conduct a community needs
sponsor someone to attend
RYLA or RYPEN, sponsor or
been in existence for over 6
There are only 4 criteria for assessment to establish a host a Youth Exchange Without member
the Presidential Citation this service project in any of the 4 student, nominate or host an participation, a Rotary club is
year. The ﬁrst is the avenues of Service ambassadorial scholar. Have nothing, and as such, I'd like
membership goal of a net (Community, Vocational members attend one of the to encourage you all to give
increase of at least "one new including Yo u t h , District 9450 Journey to some thought to what you
member by 31 March. International and Club) that Leadership events. would like to get out of
will involve 50% of club Rotary this Rotary year -
There are only another 3 "and
these require your club to
members. " This may be an
existing community project,
What in the what you would like to see
our club do?
complete one activity from
any of the 6 categories in the
ie. Water wells, working with
school , community etc.
World is We have a club forum coming
RI Strategic plan 2007-2010. up on July 25th, which is
These are Polio Eradication,
Conduct an international
service project either as a host
Rotary? your opportunity to give
Public Image, Service, or sponsor input on p ro j e c t s,
The Rotary Club of Lane fundraising, and very
Membership, Vocational "
Expand Membership Cove, in District 9680 on importantly, our club
Service and Leadership.
Increase diversity of club. Sydney's North Shore, has foundation. The committee
The criteria are very broad Recruit 2 people from just completed production of meetings are also an
and if clubs are carrying out different demographic group, a wonderful new eight- invaluable opportunity for
an active program, their age, religion , ethnicity etc or minute community service you to play a role in helping
projects will ﬁt into several of who have experience in announcement on what it us plan and implement
the following categories community, vocational or means to be a Rotarian. meaningful projects locally
international service. Have Narrated by award winning and internationally.
Below are some suggestions
20% of club bring a guest to a newsreader Roger Climpson
for each of these categories: Don't forget that our
meeting who could possibly -- himself a member of the Christmas in July function is
Polio Eradication be a prospective Rotarian." Rotary Club of Lane Cove -- a couple of days before the
Organise a fund raising This could be done at an the video is now available on club forum.
initiative to support polio Information night. the Rotary Down Under
eradication. Club I look forward to seeing as
Vocational Service website.
contribution of at least US many of you as possible.
Start or support mentoring This is the perfect Rotary PR Please remember that if you
young people in vocational tool for your club. It will aren't able to make it, let us
Public Image skills and business ethics. make a great audio-visual know as soon as possible so
PR for Rotary in the form of Mock interviews for high presentation for a club open we can have the catering for
an article in your local school students, work day. the meeting adjusted
newspaper about one of your experience placements, John What in the World is Rotary? accordingly.
projects or events. Have a Curtin Leadership Academy. Click here to ﬁnd out. Regards Simone
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Rotarian Alan Stewart
was recently involved
in the distribution of
clothing and blankets
to the local aboriginal
community in Wiluna.
These pictures are
from the day clothing
was distributed to the
Wiluna community at
the Ngakiri parent and
(Alan is pictured in the
Photos courtesy of
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N E W H O R I Z O N S
Infant Humidicribs to Lagos
Several Rotary Clubs in District 9450, including RC
Nedlands and RC Freshwater Bay were involved in
providing funding for a Matching Grant to provide
Humidicribs to the hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Final Report has now been provided, along with
photos of the handover of the four units.
Thanks to the humanitarian efforts of the clubs
involved in this matching grant, many babies lives will
Photos are courtesy of:
Vigil Anyanwu Ndulewe
President 2008 - 09
Rotary Club of Lagos Central
District 9110, Lagos
Rotary Resources - PR
"It doesn't matter how good you are if nobody knows
This statement from Roger Johnston, Marketing
Consultant, says it all.
In these days of falling service club membership, how
can you attract new members to share the work - and
This question is on every Rotarian's lips and is
probably the most important aspect of Rotary right
now - membership growth depends on marketing
your club. No growth inevitably means a decline in
Rotary Down Under would like to help you. Please
read the pdf about PR >>.
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worldwide has declined by would be possible if it
The Rotary 99 percent, thanks largely to weren’t for Rotary’s
Foundation the efforts of Rotarians
around the world.
leadership and vision.
What a wonderful legacy we
Week 1: This week’s Rotary Rotarians have committed are leaving to the children of
Foundation Thought is about nearly US$650 million the world. Goodbye Polio.
PolioPlus. toward global polio Thank you, Rotary.
eradication efforts. Already,
In 1985, Rotarians made a ﬁve million children are
promise to the children of the walking who would have
world to eradicate polio. been paralyzed, and more
Since PolioPlus began, the than 1.5 million lives have
number of polio cases been saved. None of this
Christmas In Instructions for
July 16th July Program for July
The club will be holding a Due to a conﬂicting booking of
Christmas In July dinner on the Bethesda Cafe on the 16th Date Details
Thursday 23rd July - 6:30pm for July, we will be using the
7:00pm start. Seminar Room on the 1st Floor. 15th July Board Meeting
It is open to family and friends, Roh will signpost the way -
and we'd love you to invite once you enter through the 16th July Committee Meetings - Seminar
them along. Bring a whole main entrance to the hospital, Room (1st Floor)
table! It is a fundraising event there are stairs and a lift
for the club, and we need a immediately on the left. If you 23rd July Christmas in July (6:30pm for
minimum of 30 people for take the lift to the ﬁrst ﬂoor, 7:00pm) - Sit down meal @ $50pp
catering purposes The cost will turn left, and the Seminar room
be $50pp, which will cover the will be sign posted, a little way 25th July Club Assembly
cost of dinner, wine. up the corridor on the right
Board Club Details
Welcoming Roster Rotary Year 2009-10
Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc.
Date Name firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 168,
Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909
16th July Sue Hassell Membership Director
23rd July Clive Boddy Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm
Cafe, Bethesda Hospital
30th July Anne McAnearney Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive
Club Administration Director
Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone!
email@example.com 08 9385 0471
Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary
08 9385 0472
Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Website
sought from members of the club. Bryant Stokes — Projects Director
Why not use the bulletin to update the club
on the projects your committee is working Claire Forsdyke — International Director
on or promote the clubs next fundraising firstname.lastname@example.org
Toni James — PR & Marketing
Please forward articles and photos to Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008
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