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                       The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc.
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  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 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 meeting. Her 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 Nedlands. Rob and Ronda Rohrlach into the RC of Freshwater Bay last Our member Andrea Thursday. We are delighted Hayward presented 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 experience with visitor to the club whilst Ken Rotary was the Four and I were overseas. She was Way Speaking 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 Committee), Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. 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 Symons initiative on to your raise 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 Midnight Youth 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 general business." Rotary 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""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" event. 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 meeting. 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 Summer School 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. 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. 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." hearing loss. 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 the nose. 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 small malformation 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 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. 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) the United Development Fund Nations for 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 Program Welcoming Roster Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Date Name PO Box 168, Nedlands, 6th August Ken Collins Ken Collins — Vice President / Western Australia, 6909 Membership Director 13th August Rajah Senathirajah Meetings 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 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 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450