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New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 22

  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 22! 30th November - 6th December 2009 Letter From the Club Magnifying Storm the Stage For the Purpose of December in Family Rotary Foundation President Microscopes Your last chance to get Doing Good in the Month Thought of the Week A roundup of the clubs The latest news on the tickets for this Friday World Message from the RI This week’s thought is activities. project. night. A look back at Arch C. President. about why we support Page 1 Page 2 Page 2 Klumph. Page 3 our foundation. Page 2 Page 4 with Blaise and her husband items, the amount envisaged very interesting. Well done Letter From the Kerry Harmanis. is around $15 – 20,000. to our ‘Champions’ Simone Obviously the RC of and Daniel. Club President Good to have Jane Armstrong Freshwater Bay does not back with us. Jane brought have this kind of money so Mike McAuliffe from the RC Dear Fellow Rotarians, along Andrew Blackwell, an early in its history, however, of Scarborough paid our Club Occupational Therapist who Bryant is talking to his a visit to promote ‘Movies at It was a pleasure to welcome is now driving the revamp of contacts in the Health Burswood’ Value cards as a Blaise Johnson into the Club the garden at Graylands Department to see if funding fundraiser for their excellent last Thursday. Blaise, a Hospital’s Murchison Ward. can be sourced from this area. project ‘Wheelchairs for retired dentist, was a David gave us an overview Kids’. A great deal for Rotarian for around five of their vision for this area, Simone presented the third families and people who years when she lived in keeping in sight the cost and final chapter on the Waist frequent the outdoor movies Seattle. We look forward to a (initial plan and costing was Disposal Challenge. I believe over the summer months, long and happy association in excess of $200,000). With all present for the three whilst assisting a very donations of plants and other presentations found them worthy project. With the Club’s AGM on Thursday, 10th December, I have in hand a number of completed nomination forms for the various positions in the Club, however, a nomination for Secretary is still sought. If any member is prepared to take on this role, we’d be pleased to receive your nomination. Daniel will have held down the major tasks of Secretary and Bulletin Editor for eighteen months by the end of this Rotary year. He is happy to continue in the position of Bulletin Editor, for which we are grateful as he does a fantastic job, however, would like to relinquish that of Secretary. Enid is slowly improving and we look forward to her return in the next week or two. We miss you Enid. Di Collins, Ken Collins and Blaise Johnson Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S performer in Richard Industries will be in Perth Symons. We have the visiting her mother during services of an accompanist the next couple of weeks.  and Rob will kindly assist with moving Helen Chris will come along to our Edmonds keyboard to and club and has agreed to be our from the Golf Club for her to program for the meeting on play for Richard. 10th Dec., and will tell us a little about herself and her With 2009 rapidly drawing to club.    A dinner with Chris at a close I believe we can all one of the local look back with satisfaction establishments is planned on our first year of Service. after this meeting .   Any members who would like to Yours in Rotary Service, join Rob, Ronda, Ken and Di are encouraged to do so.  Di Collins Please let Ken know if you’d Charter President like to come along. Magnifying Storm the Microscopes Stage With the school year rapidly Last chance to gather for a drawing to an end, it will be storm - tickets can be touch and go as to whether purchased on the night. an ‘Official Launch’ for this   project will take place prior Refer to the link at Australian to the end of this year or the Edge for a review of the Andrew Blackwell beginning of the new school Storm the Stage and photos – year. Dir. Rob is liaising with and a great web site or two. Please invite friends all parties concerned.   MT showcasing Australian We will be looking for and family as it promises to Claremont Primary is the creativity! numbers and money for our be an excellent night with a school where the Official Christmas / birthday first class speaker in WA Launch will take place. function on Thursday 17th Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley   Gather for a Storm December, in the next week and an outstanding North Cottesloe Primary Friday 4 December, School will be given their Burswood Theatre, 8:00pm microscopes at an Assembly Tickets on sale online on Friday, 11th December at 9.00am.  Lesmurdie Primary orCall Tania on 9498 5880 School will receive theirs on 15th December at a time to be Adult $30.00 arranged and the other Concession $20.00 school to receive microscopes Family $80.00 is Claremont Primary, with Group of 10 or more $25.00 the date and time still to be arranged.   It would be tremendous if any members 'For the would like to come along to one or more of the schools Purpose of for the presentations.  Further details will be Doing Good in provided as they become available. the World'   By Susan Hanf Rotary International News Chris Winger 25 November 2009 from For a man best known as the father of The Rotary Sacramento Foundation, Arch C. Klumph was modest about his role in Chris Winger, the Rotarian its creation. who organised   assistance with a Rotary Foundation In 1928, he listed three Matching Grant for the Club accomplishments that gave for our project with Manna him "more satisfaction than Simone Carot Collins 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S by the donor, Rotary founder Paul P. Harris. Read more at the History of The Rotary Foundation and History of Rotary International pages. RI president's message:  • When: 16th - 18th April December is 2010 • Where: Karrinyup, Family Month Western Australia Rotary International News • Venue: St Mary's 22 November 2009  Anglican Girls School, In his   December message, RI Lady Wardle President   John Kenny   talks about celebrating family during Performing Arts Centre Family Month.   "Every club • Organised by: District should strive to achieve a balanced interaction between Governor Geoff Rotarians and their families -- Simpson Arch C. Klumph is best known as the father of The Rotary and the family of Rotary. Only Foundation. Rotary Images by working together, as a family, • Theme: The Future of can we ensure that the Rotary of Rotary is in your Hand any other contributions to reminded Rotarians that today grows into an even Rotary" -- and launching the "Rotary is at the present time stronger Rotary of tomorrow," Foundation wasn't among entering a new era, demanding says Kenny. them. improved methods in administrative machinery, with Instead, he emphasized his role which to carry out the splendid in writing Rotary's constitution principles which have been laid in 1915, which he asserted "gave down heretofore." He defined six points of action, including BBQ at the Forsdyke’s Rotary International its first centralized power and made all an endowment, which would the Objects and fundamentals of later become The Rotary Sunday, 10th January, 2010 Rotary universal." He also took Foundation: pride in establishing attendance "Carrying on, as we are, a Keep this date free for the club BBQ at the Forsdyke’s house in reports and in being the first to miscellaneous community Ellenbrook. insist upon founding a service, it seems eminently European branch office of proper that we should accept On the edge of the Swan Valley, you can even go wine tasting Rotary International. endowments for the purpose of on the day! doing good in the world, in Klumph was born in the small charitable, educational or other More details to come..... including a map. town of Conneautville, avenues of community Pennsylvania, USA, in 1869. progress, or such funds could When he was a child, his family be well used for extension moved to Cleveland, Ohio, work." where he would later become a member of the Rotary Club of Through Klumph's simple yet Club Birthday & Christmas Dinner Cleveland. In 1914, he was profound statement, the Rotary elected a director of the Endowment Fund was born. Thursday, 17th December, 2009 International Association of The first contribution was made Rotary Clubs and served on the by the Rotary Club of Kansas 6:30pm for 7:00pm at the Nedlands Gold Club, Melvista Ave, Constitution and By-laws City in 1918. By 1928, when the Nedlands.  Committee and the Executive RI Bylaws were amended to Committee. He was elected change the name to The Rotary Cost is $45.00 per person for a three course traditional Rotary's sixth president in 1916, Foundation, the endowment Christmas dinner (Vegetarian alternative available) five years after he became a fund had grown to over $5,000. Rotarian. Speaker: WA Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley  In 1929, the Foundation made Near the end of his term as its first grant: $500 to the International Society for Entertainment: Richard Symons president, at the 1917 international convention in Crippled Children, as requested Atlanta, Georgia, Klumph Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S every continent are working local projects or matching The Rotary to improve the living grants in another country. Foundation conditions and health of their fellow citizens. Rotarians like When we contribute to our you and me can make a Foundation we are Week 22: This week’s Rotary difference by continually promoting worldwide Peace Foundation thought is about supporting our Foundation and Understanding. Only if why we support our and the Annual Programs Every Rotarian Every Year Foundation. Fund.! makes a gift to the Annual Programs Fund will we will Every minute of every day As Rotarians we determine be able to continue to do the someone’s life is being where funds are allocated great work of The Rotary improved by our Rotary through District Designated Foundation. Foundation. Rotary clubs on Funds, which we can use for Program for December Introduction Date Details Date Name 3rd December Bryant Stokes - Life & Times 3rd December Toni James 10th December Rob Rohrlach - Life & Times 10th December Andrea Hayward 17th December Club Birthday & Christmas Dinner - Vote of Thanks Nedlands Gold Club - Speaker: Lyn Beazley Date Name 3rd December Sue Hassell 10th December Ken Collins Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Date Name Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, 3rd December TBA Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 10th December Elizabeth Bain Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 17th December Simone Carot Collins Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive Club Administration Director Claremont 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 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  5. 5. Value Card Offer 4 x Adult Admission Tickets Valued at $48.00 for all in-season movies* 4 x Standard Popcorns Valued at $14.00 4 x Soft Drinks 600mL or hot beverages including coffee. Valued at $14.00 50% OFF Admissions Purchase subsequent movie tickets for only $6 each on presentation of Value Card up to a max of 4 people per evening* Dear Supporter, Food & Drink Discounts Movies by Burswood Present your Value Card and get $1 dis- would like to give our count on Popcorn, 750mL Wine, 600mL Soft Drinks & Water, Beer, Coffee, Hot Chocolate option to buy our and Tea. Unlimited usage of this discount Value Card. It is our thanks for all your support. There are a limited number on sale. Cards is donated to our charity partners. $49 Per Card * Free Tickets & Discount Admissions are not valid St Valentines Day Screening. Value Cards cannot be purchased at the venue for immedi- ate use. See you at the movies from the 8th December VIP Group : Website Credit Card Security Number ___ Name _____________________________________________ CSV security number can be found on the back of your card. It is the last three digits printed on the signature panel. Street Address ______________________________________ I would like ___ Value Card/s @ $49 each $ __________ Suburb_________________________Post Code___________ Add Postage and Handling Fee $ 5.00 (unless you are organising collection Daytime Telephone ___________________________________ p&h fee must be included) Total $ __________ Credit Card # ____ ____ ____ ____ (VISA & Mastercard Only) Credit Card Expiry Date __ / __ Signed _______________________________ month year Fax the completed form to Movies by Burswood on (08) 9238 1350 or send the completed form to Movies by Burswood PO Box 6008 EAST PERTH 6892 Phone enquiries Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm on 0403 560 684