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 5" 3rd - 9th August 2009
Letter From the Club District Governor’s Visit Peace Fellow Rotary Acronyms Indonesian Clubs help Rotary Foundation
President Details of the ofﬁcial Applicant Part 2 of our series on 2,000 Children with Thought of the Week
A roundup of the clubs club visit by the Update on our Peace decoding the acronyms. Cleft Lip This week’s thought is
activities. District Governor Fellow Applicant Page 2 Article on how Rotary about Rotary World
Page 1 Page 2 Page 2 is helping in Indonesia. Peace Fellows.
Page 3 Page 4
pleasure to meet
Letter From the Enid at our last
Club President daughter is a
Rotarian in NSW
Dear Fellow Rotarians,
and her son was a
member of the RC of
It was a pleasure to welcome
Rob and Ronda Rohrlach into
the RC of Freshwater Bay last
Our member Andrea
Thursday. We are delighted
that Rob has taken on and is
her ‘Life and Times’.
already running with the job
So nice learning
of Projects Director.
about our members.
Andrea ‘s ﬁrst
Enid Wall was a frequent
visitor to the club whilst Ken
Rotary was the Four
and I were overseas. She was
unwell last week hence
Contest (she is
unable to attend our
joining the District Rob and Ronda Rohrlach being welcomed to the club by Ken Collins
Christmas in July, so it was a
Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
N E W H O R I Z O N S
in the body of the Rohallah every success with
Club Bulletin. District this application."
Well done Peter
Governor’s Bill Hassell, who is
Rohallah’s Counsellor has
Visit spent considerable time
assisting Rohallah with his
funds for PolioPlus application. " Earlier in the
District Governor Geoff and
from a portion of Margaret Simpson will do year Bill and Sue took
ticket sales for West their Ofﬁcial Visit to the RC Rohallah to Margaret River
Side Story by the of Freshwater Bay on for a few days to get to know
Thursday, 3rd September, him so we thank Bill and Sue
2009. for the time and effort
Theatre. A huge thank generously extended to
you to Peter, Mandy Rohallah.
Time for the meeting will be
and members for the 6.30pm for 7.00pm." With the
encouraging sales. Board meeting with the Rohallah has returned to
This, like the dinners District Governor for an hour Afghanistan to search for his
Roh kindly organises prior to this at 5.30pm for a father and brother as he does
Club Assembly to hear not know if they are alive or
for us, allows the club
Directors Reports and dead and this lack of
Andrea Hayward to make money knowledge has been taunting
discuss plans for 2009-10. "
relatively easily whilst him."
followed by a year as a Youth having an enjoyable evening. The DG will also seek
Exchange student to Sweden Simone is working on We sincerely pray that he is
information from the Board
at the age of 17. In her organising a Quiz Night as on leadership succession safe and that his search has a
twenties she overcame we urgently need funds in plans, membership and happy conclusion.
several medical challenges, a retention goals, club "
the Charity account to carry
failed marriage and has gone
on to become an ethical
out the projects planned.
administration and other
Other suggestions for
journalist. Finally we are fundraisers, projects and AG Phillip Shelton and his Acronyms
gathering some of ‘the family social activities are sought, so partner Leonie will also be
of Rotary’ into Rotary please bring your ideas the Club’s guests on that FAIM Fourth Avenue (of
membership, which, ideally, forward. night. service) In Motion (now
is the way Rotary should RAWCS)"""""""""""""""""""""
evolve....Interact, Rotaract, The meeting will take the GSE Group Study Exchange
Roger Marston, Andrea
form of a dinner (buffet) with (TRF)""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""
Youth Exchange, Scholars, Hayward and Elizabeth Bain the cost $25.00 " per person IFCR International
Group Study Exchange Team are working together on Fellowship of Cricketing
and BYO wines.
members as well as young Climb for a Smile, plus we’ll Rotarians"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""
folk who participate in the be seeking members to assist This will be the very ﬁrst IFFR International
National Youth Science with the running of the ‘Ofﬁcial Visit’ of the District Fellowship of Flying
Forum, Rotary Youth Governor to the Rotary Club Rotarians"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""
Leadership Awards, Rotary’s of Freshwater Bay and it is IFGR International
important to have as many Fellowship of Golﬁng
Youth Program of August is MEMBERSHIP members and spouses Rotarians
Enrichment and so on. The Month. I encourage all IFYR International
present as possible on this
Rotary Club of Freshwater members to cast around and important occasion." Fellowship of Yachting
Bay is starting off extremely think who amongst your Rotarians
well in this area as we have colleagues, friends and Please put the 3rd September IMPACT Previously known
amongst our members, a in your diary and make as 28 Clubs, these clubs
family would make ﬁne
number from these various every effort be at this provide an International
Rotarians. Remember The opportunity for continuity of
categories. Future of Rotary is in your " social contact and service
Hands so please encourage work to persons beyond
The annual visit of the good people to join us in Peace "Fellow" Rotaract age
District Governor is one of creating a better world IPAC International Projects
the most important dates in a though the many projects
Applicant Advisory Committee
club’s calendar so I appeal to IPDG Immediate Past
Rotary is involved with in its
Rohallah Haidari, the Peace District Governor""""""""""""""""""""""" "
every member to make a objective to create world
Fellow Applicant whom our MGM Member Get Member
special effort to be present understanding and peace. MOP Manual of Procedure""""""" "
Club is sponsoring, has had
(with spouses) on Thursday, MSE Matched Student
his application submitted to
3rd September when DG Yours in Rotary Service, the Rotary Foundation." Exchange
Geoff and Margaret Simpson MUNA Model United
make their Ofﬁcial Visit to Di Collins It is a highly competitive Nations Assembly
our Club. More detail on this Charter President scholarship and we all wish NESS National Engineering
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N E W H O R I Z O N S
NSSS National Science handsome he was. Thalca impoverished children in
Summer School Hamid from the Rotary Club 2006-07. 6 The ideal age to
NYSF"National Youth Science of Surabaya Central, receive corrective
Forum Indonesia, recalls how the Hamid, an orthodontist, and surgery is between
NZCAP New Zealand boy’s mother told Hamid she two other Surabaya Central 10 and 12 weeks for
Corporate Alliance Program had given her son a normal Rotarians arranged patient cleft lip and
OD Ofﬁcial Directory life. transportation, educated between 9 and 18
parents about postsurgical months for cleft
Sourced from: http:// “At times I feel like crying care, and provided children palate.
www.rotarydownunder.com. when I hear about these with books and toys.
au/RDU/08November/ children,” Hamid says, Rotarians also recruited local Sources: University of
News/rotary_acronyms.htm “because friendships from all villagers to talk to rural Pittsburgh School of Dental
Continues next week ‘P‘ over the world can change a families who may not realize Medicine; American
onwards! child’s life.” the beneﬁts of the surgery. Academy of Otolaryngology
Gunawan was among the “The children and their This article appeared in the
Indonesian ﬁrst children in 2001 who families have unbelievable April issue of Rotary World .
received cleft lip or palate pressure and stress because
Clubs Help surgeries through the efforts many feel that such defects
of Hamid and the Surabaya are a curse,” Hamid says.
2,000 Children Central club. Since then, 2,000 “Previously, few in our
children have undergone community realized how
With Cleft Lip surgery with help from complicated this defect is.”
By Peter Schmidtke! Australian, Dutch, and
Indonesian Rotarians, among Individual Rotary clubs
Rotary International News Fast facts: belong to Rotary
others. 1 Cleft lip and/or
4 June 2009 International.
palate is the most
common facial birth Individual members, or
defect, affecting one Rotarians, belong to a club.
in 700 babies
worldwide and one The club is where most of
in 500 in Asia. Rotarians' meaningful service
work is carried out.
2 Cleft lip and palate
defects can interfere Clubs can be engaged not
with eating, only in their communities,
speaking, and but also internationally.
breathing and can
cause dental Rotary International is also
p ro b l e m s , ear present in most social
infections, and networking sites."
What Rotarians get out of
3 A cleft lip can range Rotary depends largely on
from a notch in the what they put into it.
upper lip to a larger
split extending into
Photo: Totok Sudarto, past president of the Rotary Club of Surabaya
4 A cleft palate is an
Jembatan Merah, Indonesia, provides postsurgical care to a 14-year-old opening in the roof
boy. Photo courtesy of Surabaya Jembatan Merah Rotary club. of the mouth
ranging from a
Syahrul Gunawan looked in
the mirror and touched the Two Matching Grants have
to a large separation
reﬂection of his nose and lips. aided this effort, the most
of the palate.
recent of which was
The seven-year-old boy, who cosponsored by District 1610
5 Babies can be born
had received surgery for (The Netherlands). This
with both a cleft lip
clefts on both sides of his second, US$45,000 project
and palate or just a
upper lip, smiled at his provided surgeries to 149
cleft in one area.
mother and exclaimed how
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N E W H O R I Z O N S
Argentina, helped monitor conducted ﬁeldwork in
The Rotary Nicaragua’s recent election as Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire for
Foundation part of an Organization of
American States (OAS)
mission to the country. Women.
Week 5: This week’s Rotary
Foundation Thought is about Izabela says her experience as Izabela is one of hundreds of
a Rotary World Peace Fellow a Rotary World Peace Fellow Rotary World Peace Fellows
at work on the frontlines. and an OAS observer gave who have received the
her a ﬁrsthand training and ﬁeld experience
Izabela Pereira, a 2007 understanding of how necessary to work for lasting
graduate of the Rotary Center democracy is being promoted peace and stability
for International Studies at and strengthened in throughout the world.
Universidad del Salvador in Nicaragua. She has also
Media Flash Program for August
August"2009 Date Details
To get good local media coverage: 6th August Renee Wirth - Group Study
! Try to set up a good relationship with your local Exchange
newspaper. Andrea Williams - GSE Applicant
! Invite the local reporter/editor to your meeting."
13th August Judith Dowson - Life and Times
! Invite your local reporter/editor to join your club.
! Arrange to have regular articles in the newspaper." 20th August Committee Meetings
! Talk to your local radio station.
23rd August Multi-District Rotary Foundation
! Share Rotary with your local community."
Seminar - 8:00am. North Lake Senior
! Work hard to get the local media “On Side”." Campus, Kardinya
Contact PDG Ian Murray if you need any help in getting started
with your local media campaign. 27th August Susan Marie - UWA Extension
Welcoming Roster Board Club Details
Rotary Year 2009-10
Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 168,
6th August Ken Collins Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909
13th August Rajah Senathirajah email@example.com Meetings
firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday 5:45pm to 6:45pm
20th August Judith Dowson Cafe, Bethesda Hospital
Simone Carot Collins — President Elect / Queenslea Drive
27th August Rob Rohrlach 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. Rob Rohrlach — 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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