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New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 4

  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 4" 27th July - 2nd August 2009 Welcome from DG The Great Australian Letter From the Club WA Business Icon Christmas In July Rotary Foundation Geoff Simpson Bike Ride President 2009 Report from out most Thought of the Week Letter from the new How to become A roundup of the clubs Invitation to attend recent fundraising This week’s thought is District Governor of involved in this activities. this years’ final event. event. about District District 9450 fundraising effort and Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Simplified Gramts. Page 1 meet the participants. Page 5 Page 2 Officers. Thank you on behalf well known or appreciated ! Strong in our of all District members for outside the Club concerned. I development of accepting the challenge to be hope you will help me collate future leaders. a leader in the year when all these projects into a " “The Future of Rotary is in document that will enable us Of course while we are Your Hands”. to share successes and learn achieving this, we must do it " from others. in a way that we have fun It is a privilege for me to " and that we let the rest of the serve as your District The major task set for us this world know about it. Governor for this year." year by RI President John " Margaret and I look forward Kenny, is to make our clubs Many wonderful Rotary to meeting with you during strong: programs and projects are DG Geoff our Official Club Visits over ! S t r o n g i n available to us. Many of these the next four months. membership, both Simpson and Already, we have been recruitment and impressed with the retention; Margaret enthusiasm shown in the clubs we have visited for ! S t r o n g developing i n and their changeovers and the executing successful Dear Fellow Rotarians and three visits we have already service projects; Friends, undertaken. There is so much ! Strong in our to be proud of in the support of The Congratulations to all achievements of our Clubs – Rotary Foundation; incoming Club and District achievements that are not and Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S are detailed in our District Rotary District 9470" our social cum fundraising Freshwater Bay and we are Directory. Even more BSB 036 062 ‘Christmas in July’ dinner. delighted to welcome him information is available, Acct. No. 420451 Friends and neighbours came into our midst and extremely along with current news, on " along and assisted in raising grateful to Rob for agreeing our District Website. The Support your Health Fund around $800 in much needed to take over the position of monthly updated OUR and don't miss this event. funds for our Charity Projects Director left vacant TIMES will be my main account. Feedback has been by Bryant Stokes. communication tool with all positive and I am grateful to of you. It contains a wealth of Letter From the all members, friends and Rob and his wife Ronda information from a large guests for supporting the attended our Christmas in number of sources. Club President event. The speaker, Deputy July and Rob also Commissioner of Police contributed enormously, I know we are going to have Dear Fellow Rotarians Chris Dawson presented us along with 12 other club a great year together. Please with a very interesting members to discussions on do not hesitate to contact me Another busy and productive address and once again, the Saturday morning at our with your ideas or concerns. week! We are delighted to story of the Aboriginals in Club Assembly. It was a " welcome Anne McAnearney outback Australia and their productive meeting, with My best wishes for a into the club as she was plight was highlighted. We agreement reached to wonderful year. inducted at the beginning of are grateful to Bryant for proceed with the setting up " our Christmas in July organise another quality of a Charitable Fund for the Geoff Simpson, District 9450 function last Thursday. Anne speaker in Chris and we RC of Freshwater Bay as Governor 2009-10 is the sister of Elizabeth Bain were privileged to have him outlined by Pres. Kerry and also a former Rotaractor. and his wife Darrilyn as our McAuliffe (RC of Perth). Kerry will provide The Great information to Tres. Rajah, Trustees (3 minimum) will be Australian Bike sought and then we can proceed with having the Ride Club Foundation put in place. Pres. Kerry has generously given of his time and expertise to us and has contacts amongst the law fraternity who do pro bono work and he will pursue this aspect on our behalf. Time for approval once paperwork is done is a couple of weeks, however to obtain tax deductibility status can take a further couple of months. The Australian Rotary Health Progress is happening and Great Australian Bike Riding Anne McAnearney inducted into the club by Ken Collins and Sylvia we are endebted to Kerry for team will be in the Perth Byers his invaluable assistance. A Metropolitan area from very rough cost estimate is in Thursday 13th August until the region of $900. Friday 16th August, 2009." I put together a list of A dinner function will be projects the club has / is held to welcome and support involved with over the past the cyclists and team six months and it is quite members on Saturday 15th impressive for a brand new August, at the Comfort Inn club. It’s amazing what has Bel Eyre, 285 Great Eastern already been achieved with Highway ,Belmont."" very little funds. Some discussion took place on Come along and make this projects and fundraising at a " fun evening and listen to the Club Assembly, but as some of the cyclists speak always, the hours raced by about their experiences and time ran out. Once whilst riding around again, sincere thanks to Jan Australia." Stewart for allowing us the use of Lotterywest. We are To confirm your attendance Jane Armstrong inducted into the club by Ken Collins and Di Collins fortunate to have this facility you MUST register with available through Jan for guests. Graham Brown"on 9317 3698 these meetings. A huge thankyou to Roh for or email" providing such a wonderful Rtn Rob Rohrlach from the meal and setting up the RC of Toorak in Vic has Interviews for the National Online payment can be"made Youth Science Forum took tables in a festive manner for transferred to the RC of to: 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S place yesterday and we will these incredible 18-25 year together for a quick meal learn the outcome in the olds. " Creativity and Working with prior to the concert on the coming weeks of Benjamin innovation are core to the Saturday evening. " Di and McAllister, the young man competition. " The contestant schools in the Ken will be attending the from Christ Church are artists, business people, Saturday performance so Grammar for this students, scientists and area contact Di or Ken if you are programme. engineers who are presented interested in a meal with a range of tasks to test PRID Ken has spoken with somewhere earlier that Sec. Daniel has agreed to join their individual abilities. acting principal of the Mt evening. the Tri District Alumni " Claremont Primary School committee and Andrea has The event itself is also an agreed to join the District opportunity to network with and has appointments to speak with the Deputy PolioPlus ‘Four Way Speaking Contest’ influential business Principal of Christ Church committee. Delighted to see individuals within the Grammar " (together with National more members become We s t e r n Australian Alistair Tulloch) this week, involved at District level. community whilst you enjoy plus Darrilyn Dawson, Immunisation watching the future business Deputy Principal of North Yours in Rotary Service, leaders prove how valuable Cottesloe Primary on ways Day in they are. that the RC of Freshwater Di Collins " Bay can work with them to Nigerian in Charter President BUSINESS ICON 2009 benefit the students in the FINAL EVENT DETAILS schools, via Rotary’s youth February WA Business Date: Monday 10th August projects and programs and perhaps how they can assist Time: 11.30am for a 12 noon PDG Ron and Glenys Geary Icon 2009 start till 2.00pm. Rotary with Climb for a smile and other fundraising have taken several teams of Rotarians to India for Venue: Parmelia Perth Hotel, activities for PolioPlus." PolioPlus National Dear President Di and your Mill Street, Perth Immunisation Days." fellow members of the RC of Ken is planning on making Freshwater Bay Cost: $85 per ticket or $800 contact with other schools In February they are " per table of 10 – Registration such as Claremont Primary, planning on escorting their I would like to formally form attached. MLC and Scotch College as first team to Nigeria for an invite you to our WA Dress: Business Attire soon as possible. Immunisation Day." A couple Business Icon final event on RSVP:"July 27th 2009 " of members have expressed Monday, the 10th of August, " 2009. " Rotary is a proud We would be delighted to West Side Story interest in being a part of this team. " Further information sponsor of this innovative welcome you to this special will be sent out by Ron in the youth competition." Website: Rotary supported Business and Polio Plus near future. h t t p : / / Icon WA 2009 event." Please " www.australianbusinessicon. come! Peter Symons has been able com" " to secure $10 per ticket to Thanks to the " Tracey Hodgkins PolioPlus for all tickets sold The event will be attended by over 300 people including CEO AELC Pty Ltd and MD by and to Rotarians for the James family Advantage Foundation Ltd performances by Midnight many of WA’s business elite." Phone:" 08 9250 6544 Mobile: Youth Theatre of West Side Bill James repaired the Club’s Organisations including 0421 317 460" Story at the Playhouse bell as the Rotary emblem Rio " Tinto, Westpac and Email:" Theatre, 3 Pier St, Perth on had come adrift from it." Wesfarmers have registered " Sat 15th (7.30pm) and Sunday, Thanks to Bill the bell and tables for the final Veronica Devereux 16th "(6..00pm) August." emblem are once again competition task and will WA Business Icon Board secure. bring their employees to the Rotary Club of Western Richard Symons is luncheon event to be inspired Endeavour performing in these musicals Ella James is painting a large by the incredible WA Phone: 0437 889 337" Email: and we are grateful to Peter PolioPlus Logo onto canvas Business Icon Finalists. for negotiating such a great which Bill kindly obtained " Rotary Club of Western deal for us with our through a donation, and the Enjoy a beautiful lunch Endeavour fundraising for PolioPlus." idea is to obtain permission served with wine, beer and to take this logo to schools other refreshments, while There are limited tickets you watch the 'final four' Climb for a available so please support and shopping centres in the area and fundraise for contestants present their this by coming along with views on an incredibly Smile – Sunday, family and friends. " Tickets PolioPlus by asking for donations of coins (silver to challenging topic. " The are $29 pp and are available winner will then be named 4th October from Peter on o417 095 993 or cover the lines on the globe of the world and gold to cover WA Business Icon 2009 e m a i l the child’s face and two polio " Roger Marston has put drops). " Thank you Ella, we Identities such as Richard together a webpage for this." " know you are doing a Goyder and Rick Hart are Andrea, Roger and Elizabeth fantastic job with this! giving up their time to judge have offered to run with this If members are interested, " on the event and work with fundraiser." perhaps a group could get Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S University work he is doing in also see that new members recommended for Rotary clubs Christmas in July Adelaide." become active and involved by the RI Board. Although it isn't Rotarians. We know this is an mandatory for any club to adopt A great speaker in Deputy CONGRATULTIONS to Clive essential element in membership the Plan, every club can benefit Commission of Police, Chris and Hsiang-Ju on becoming retention." from reviewing the plan and Dawson, good food, fellowship Australian Citizens last considering how to standardize and a bit of fun (free raffle) with Wednesday from all members The new slogan complements its administrative procedures in most prizes won by visitors, so and spouses in the Club." Look the Board's long-term order to have more time for all in all everyone enjoyed forward to your permanent membership strategy, which was service and fellowship. themselves plus the club Charity return in the not too distant also adopted at the June meeting. account benefited to the tune of future Clive. Review the Club Leadership around $800. Member sponsor and retention Plan as your first step in recognition revitalizing your club. Under the plan, your club will develop a At its January meeting, the RI long-range plan, involve all Board adopted a New Member members, and provide for Sponsor and Retention continuity and succession Recognition program, which planning. Implement the Club became effective 1 July. The Leadership Plan. It’s time to take program, also part of the long- your club to the next level! term membership strategy, allows Rotary club presidents to nominate and recognize Rotary Acronyms individuals for sponsoring new members while focusing on AG - Assistant Governor retention. There are several AIDAB - Australian award categories: International Development Assistance Bureau 1 Gold pin and certificate: ARH - Australian Rotary Health For Rotarians bringing AVAC - Australian Vocational 25 members into any Advisory Committee Rotary club, with 20 CAP - Community Assistance Visitors on the night included Reach One, Keep still active after six Program (TRF)"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" years CIS - Russia’s Forgotten " PDGs Sylvia Byers, Paul and Doreen Gianatti, Ron and Glenys One 2 Silver pin Children and CLP - Club Leadership Plan (of Geary, Sofia and Steve Elliott, By Jennifer Lee Atkin! certificate: For Rotarians Rotary International) John Bell, Stuart and Ella James, Rotary International News bringing 10 members COL - Council on Legislation Colin Barns, Rob and Rosemary 21 July 2009 into any Rotary club, DCBO - District Club Bulletin Rorhlach, Ian Ball, Renee Wirth, with eight still active Officer"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" " Andrea Williams and last but not The RI Board of Directors after four years DDF - District Designated Fund least Ken and Di’s other adopted a new membership (TRF) daughter Amber Kane. " Added slogan, "Each Rotarian: Reach 3 Bronze pin and DEREY - Duplicate Every to these of course were spouses One, Keep One," at its June certificate: For Rotarians Rotarian Every Year of Rotarians Hsiang Ju Boddy, meeting. bringing five members DG - District Governor Mandy Symons, Rtn. Graeme into any Rotary club, DGE - District Governor Elect Bain and Bill James. " It was a The slogan emphasizes the need with four still active DGGR - District Governor’s delight to welcome all these folk for Rotarians to focus on both after two years Group Representative to our meeting. recruitment and retention in DGN - District Governor their membership growth efforts. Learn more about membership Nominee Photos from this function area resources " available to Rotary DGSR - District Governor’s available online here. You can "Membership development is clubs and districts. Special Seminar Representative also upload your own photos each Rotarian's responsibility," DIK - Donations in Kind from the function, as well as said Paul Netzel, a member of DLP - District Leadership Plan""""""" " download the ones that are RI's Membership Development Club Leadership DR - District Resolutions already available. and Retention Committee and a DRR - District Rotaract " past RI director. Plan"-- start Representative"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" " Welcome Back! "'Reach One' reminds us that planning now DSG - District Simplified Grant (TRF) because Rotary membership is Rotary International News 21 July A great pleasure to have back in by invitation, it's essential that Sourced from: http:// 2009! our midst member Lyn Packer each Rotarian reaches out and who has been in Vietnam for a invites someone to join," added It's the beginning of the new RDU/08November/News/ lengthy period, working as a self Netzel, a member of the Rotary Rotary year " - a great time to rotary_acronyms.htm funded volunteer, mainly in Club of Los Angeles. implement the Club Leadership Continues next week ‘E‘ teaching literacy to children." Plan, if you haven’t already. The" onwards! Also " great to have Clive and "'Keep One' reminds us that it's Club Leadership Plan (EN-245) is Hsiang-Ju Boddy, with Clive not sufficient to simply sponsor the administrative structure home for four days from the someone into Rotary; we must 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  5. 5. N E W H O R I Z O N S communities or Programs Fund, the more The Rotary internationally. opportunities and funding Foundation Grants can fund we will have for such projects. improvements such as Week 4: This week’s Rotary kitchen equipment for a food The Rotary Foundation Foundation Thought is about pantry, assistance for after- allows us to “do good in the District Simplified Grants. school programs, dictionaries world” here in our own or encyclopedias for primary community, as well as District Simplified Grants school children, or internationally. allow Rotary clubs to renovations to a playground. identify, plan, and fund worthy projects in their own The more we contribute to our Foundation’s Annual Another key part of the initial New Horizons process was to start by using a Program for July/August template. After frequent comments Date Details regarding the New Horizons The Pages ’09 application Bulletin, I thought I had better contains a number of fantastic share some the secrets of how it 30th July Andrea Hayward - Life and Times templates to choose from, so is put together? the hardest part was to work 6th August Renee Wirth - Group Study out which one would suite. The first secret is the software Exchange application that I use - Pages Andrea Williams - GSE Applicant ’09, which is part of Apple’s iWork application suite. 13th August Judith Dowson - Life and Times A page layout application is 20th August TBA different from a word processor, in that it allows me I have no connection to Apple 23rd August Multi-District Rotary Foundation to place text and graphics Computers, but have been an avid Seminar - 8:00am. North Lake Senior where I want them! Apple user since 1991. Campus, Kardinya Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Date Name PO Box 168, Nedlands, 30th July Anne McAnearney Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 6th August Ken Collins Meetings Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm 13th August Rajah Senathirajah Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive 20th August Judith Dowson Club Administration Director Claremont Email Rajah Senitharajah — Treasurer Phone! 08 9385 0471 Bulletin Contributions Daniel Forsdyke — Secretary Fax 08 9385 0472 Contributions for the weekly bulletin are Website sought from members of the club. Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Why not use the bulletin to update the club on the projects your committee is working Claire Forsdyke — International Director Facebook on or promote the clubs next fundraising gid=47737002646 event. Toni James — PR & Marketing Please forward articles and photos to Committee Director Chartered 19 December 2008 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 5