New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 6


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The bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for 9 August 2009

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New Horizons Volume 2 Issue 6

  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 6" 10th - 16th August 2009 Letter From the Club District Governor’s Visit West Side Story and Rotary Acronyms RC Freshwater Bay Rotary Foundation President Details of the official PolioPLus Part 3 of our series on Foundation Thought of the Week A roundup of the clubs club visit by the Ticket sales available decoding the acronyms. Progress update on This week’s thought is activities. District Governor - from Peter Symons for Page 3 setting up our about Every Rotarian - Page 1 note date change. next weekend. charitable foundation. Every Year. Page 2 Page 3 Page 3 Page 5 until the appropriate time to Letter From the see Jan presented with the recognition by the District Club President Rotary Foundation Chairman, PRID Ken. Well Dear Fellow Rotarians, deserved Jan we are delighted for you. Heartfelt Congratulations to Jan Stewart for being Thursday, 6th August saw us presented with a Paul Harris induct Enid Wall into the recognition by the Rotary club. Welcome Enid! All Club of Heirisson for the members look forward to invaluable assistance that Jan getting to know and has given to both their club working with you. and to the community through her work at Renee Wirth and Nina Lotterywest. Alan Stewart Morrow gave members and Jan’s parents Jim and present an insight into their From L-R: Claire Forsdyke (D9450 GSE Committee Member & returned GSE Team Mavis Elliott were concealed recent Group Study Member), Andrea Williams (GSE Applicant), Renee Wirth (returned GSE Team in the wings (so that no hint Exchange to D. 5830 in Member), Dr Ken Collins (District Rotary Foundation Chairman), Nina Morrow of the surprise was exposed) (returned GSE Team Member) Texas. Andrea Williams, the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 1
  2. 2. N E W H O R I Z O N S told us a little about herself the remainder needed. and we wish Andrea every Sincere thanks Bryant for success with her application. your generosity – it is We are delighted to have had genuinely appreciated. a number of St John Volunteers (all wonderful, Unfortunately, the student dedicated, service minded sponsored by the Club for individuals) apply as the National Science Youth members of Group Study Forum from Christ Church Exchange Teams over the G r a m m a r, Benjamin past few years. They have McAllister was not made wonderful Team successful. members and we are privileged to have Daniel Please ensure every member and Claire Forsdyke as (and Friends of the Club) members of our cub. possible is in attendance for Hopefully, as time passes, the Official Visit of the Enid Wall being inducted by Dr Ken Collins more of the younger GSE District Governor on team members will also join Thursday, 1st October, 2009. us. It is another of the fantastic programs of the Yours in Rotary Service, Rotary Foundation designed Di Collins to help bring about world Charter President understanding and peace.....this one by building bridges of friendship Official Visit of between different countries and cultures. the District Alan Stewart briefly Governor informed members of the Would all members, spouses projects he hopes to have and ‘Friends’ of the Rotary transpire with the Club of Freshwater Bay make Aboriginals in Wiluna. We a very special effort to be look forward to more on this present for the Official Visit from Alan when he is in of the DG Geoff and his wife Jan Stewart being presented with a Paul Harris recognition by the Rotary Club of Perth and can be the Margaret Simpson on Heirisson - received from PRID Dr Ken Collins Thursday, 1st October, 2009." ‘Programme’ speaker. It will be a dinner meeting at Blankets from Bethesda 6:30pm for 7:00pm. " The Hospital provided by Roh Board are required to meet have gone off to the with DG Geoff for an hour Aboriginal Women’s Refuge. from 5:30-6:30pm for a Club Mandy Symons is sourcing Assembly prior to the evening meeting. other items (toiletries and personal items) sought by the Cost of the dinner is $25.00 Refuge via her hockey club. and it is BYO wine." NB: this More on this in the Bulletin. date has been changed from 3rd September, 2009. " Please Roh brought a project for put this date in your diary. flooring in a Hospital in Sri Lanka back with him on his Anawim recent trip there. He is raising the majority of money Aboriginal needed and asked if the RC From L-R: PRID Dr Ken Collins, Jan Stewart and her parents Jim and Mavis Elliott, of Freshwater Bay would Women’s Alan Stewart pick up a portion of the cost. applicant put forward to the RC of Freshwater Bay for the Bryant Stokes has provided Refuge District Group Study GSE to D. 1640 in Normandy, the majority of this money Jan Stewart has sent a project Exchange Committee by the France in May/June of 2010 with the Collins’ putting in through to the club for 2! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  3. 3. N E W H O R I Z O N S assistance for Anawim Kit Refuge. Global Poverty Jan Stewart PEPS President Elect Planning Seminar (pre PETS) Items sought are: Project PHF PETS"President Elect - blankets (provided by Roh), Training - pyjamas, The launch of this was held Congratulations, well PHF"Paul Harris Fellow - underwear, last Sunday, 2nd August and deserved Jan, from all PHF+"Paul Harris Fellow - large stripy bags was attended by Ken and Di members of the RC of Multiple Recognition - shampoo and conditioner Collins." Australian Youth of Freshwater Bay. PHSM"Paul Harris - toothpaste and toothbrushes the Year for 2004, Hugh Sustaining Member - deodorant Evans gave a very polished Jim Elliott, Jan’s father was a POLIOPLUS"Program of The - ponchos presentation on Global long time Rotarian with the Rotary Foundation of Rotary - hair brushes Poverty." RC of Mt Hawthorn. " He is International to immunize - tampons and pads extremely proud that Jan is a the children of the world The interesting thing is that Rotarian now and Jim, Mavis against poliomyelitis;" plus Bev Garrett, a staff member at everything Hugh mentioned, and Alan were all pleased to whooping cough, red Bethesda has kindly Rotary is doing! " All that is be present to witness " Jan measles, diphtheria, tetanus purchased 4 pillows and will needed is for Rotarians to presented with her Paul and tuberculosis. seek donated items via her become more educated and Harris Fellow recognition POOTYA"Police Officer of Church. motivated to go the extra and seeing Jan as in her own the Year Award mile with its many projects words ‘speechless’. PP"Past President The Friendlies Pharmacy in and programs to alleviate " PPE"Preserve Planet Earth Claremont has provided a global poverty." PR"Public Relations supply of toothbrushes. Rotary Club of PRIME"Program of Rotary It can and is achievable and Music Exchange Mandy Symonds has could happen in our lifetime Freshwater Bay PRIP"Past Rotary contacted her Hockey club if governments worked with International President friends and is providing organisations such as Rotary Foundation PROBUS"(Retired) donations via boxes she is to make it happen. Professional and Business putting out at the hockey " (Club) President Kerry McAuliffe games for a couple of PYHO"Paint Your Heart Out weekends. Climb for a (RC of Perth) is seeking around for a Solicitor who RAM"Rotary Against Malaria RAOAF"Rotary Australia will do the application for the Projects Director Rob Smile Club Foundation ‘Pro Bono’ Overseas Aid Fund Rohrlach is working with RAWCS"Rotary Australia which will keep costs to set it PRID Ken in this. Well done Roger Marston, Andrea World Community Service up to a minimum." and a huge thank you to Hayward and Elizabeth RBL"Rotary Basic Library everyone concerned. Baines are working on this." RC Rotary Club of … Rtn Bryant Stokes and PRID " We look forward to hearing RCC"Rotary Community Ken Collins have accepted Corps (formerly Rotary West Side Story more from these members." the invitation to serve as Trustees of the Foundation, Village Corps) RDU"Rotary Down Under"""""""" " and PolioPlus As well as participants, helpers on the day are Run. Rtn Bill Hassel’s letter of invitation is awaiting his RFE"Rotary Friendship required from around 8:00am return from overseas and Exchange""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" " Peter Symonds has between until finish (1-2:00pm) or any when responses are received RI"Rotary International"""""""""""""" " 60-70 tickets sold with $10 period of this time that from him and Jan Stewart, RIBI"Rotary International in per ticket coming back to PP." members can contribute to President Kerry will proceed Great Britain & Ireland assist with the running of the with the next step in the RI-SPPO Rotary The Midnight Youth Theatre event. process. International – South Pacific are performing West Side " " and Philippines Office""""""""""""""" Story at The Playhouse RITS"Rotary International Theatre, 3 Pier St, Perth on Weight Board Meeting Travel Service Saturday " 15th (7:30pm) and RNZWCS"Rotary NZ World Sunday 16th (6:00pm) August." Disposal Next Board Meeting will be Community Service""""""""""""""""""" " ROAR"Rotary Organisation on Wednesday, 12th August, Available tickets for Saturday Challenge 2009 at 5:30pm at the Collins’ of Amateur Radio""""""""""""""""""""""" ROMAC"Rotary Oceania " are sold out. " Some tickets residence. still can be purchased via Medical Aid for Children Daniel Forsdyke has " Peter for Sunday evening ROTEX"Organisation of ex- registered the Club for this performance. project. " Daniel and Simone Rotary Rotary Exchange Students ROVE"Rotary Overseas Carot Collins will learn more We are all looking forward to hearing Richard Symonds about ‘Weight Disposal’ Acronyms Vocational Exchange Rtn"Rotarian during the next month or so. perform again." RV"Rotary Volunteer PACE Pacific-Australia RVC"Rotary Village Corps Daniel and Simone will then Cultural Exchange Great job Peter for organising (now Rotary Community be able to present to the club PAG"Past Assistant Governor the tickets and to members Corps) how each member can PDG"Past District Governor for purchasing and selling RVIA"Rotary Volunteers in become involved in this PE"President Elect them. Action challenge. PEAK"President Elect Action Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 3
  4. 4. N E W H O R I Z O N S RYDA"Rotary Youth Driver It is a three district seminar out prizes for the event?" You In many districts, start-up Awareness which will be an excellent may know businesses who clubs are helping to bridge RYE"Rotary Youth Exchange forum in which new (and would be happy to donate the age gap that sometimes (formerly Youth Exchange old) Rotarians can learn more items, or you may have new, inhibits younger prospective Program) about the Rotary Foundation, unwanted unopened items members from joining. Below RYLA"Rotary Youth Rotary’s greatest tool to sitting in your cupboards are some more examples of Leadership Award bring about world which you have either newer clubs that are creating RYPEN"Rotary Youth understanding and peace. purchased or been gifted – all their own niche in the Rotary Program of Enrichment would make excellent items world and helping to build RYSAP"Rotary Youth Self for a Quiz night." Simone will membership: Achievement Program Rotary coordinate this function. 1 On the outskirts of SWSL"Save Water Save Lives Amsterdam, 21 people 3H"Health, Hunger and Foundation gather at De Houten Vier Humanity Rotary WA restaurant each week. TR"The Rotarian Dinner, The newly chartered TRF"The Rotary Foundation Cord Blood Rotary Club of VCG"Voluntary Corps Group Monday 16th Amsterdam-Arena WCS"World Community Bank exemplifies the diverse Service November, membership that Rotary YAYA"Youth and Young Hi All International leadership Adults 2009 has stated is necessary to keep the organization Rotary should receive a good Sourced from: http:// plug on Channel 10’s strong. Read more. The International President Western Front this week, on of Rotary, John and his wife au/RDU/08November/ Sunday just before the 2 Three former members of June Kenny from Scotland News/rotary_acronyms.htm football, when they feature the Rotaract Club of are coming to Perth Hon Troy Buswell handing R u s h d e n , specifically for RIP John to the three DG’s $150,000 on Northamptonshire, present an address on the behalf of the Meve Charity England, came up with Rotary Foundation. Home project and the idea to launch a new Department of Housing and Rotary club after they Please mark this date in your Construction. had turned 30 and could diary now as it is the first no longer qualify for time the President himself Over the next few weeks Rotaract. The Rotary Club will have presented this “Climb for a Smile” should of Rushden Higham has Annual Address. " It will be also get a plug on the same an average age of 32, and August is Membership and the 12th Annual "RF Address, show. all but four of its Extension Month. The new named the Dr. Ken Collins members are female. online version of Rotary Address in honour of PRID Rotarians, if you get the Read more. Basics is an indispensable Ken as he is the only Western tool for introducing new and Australian to serve as a chance to thank Channel 10 for their support and we may 3 A five-year-old Japanese prospective club members to Trustee of the Rotary get more. Rotary club is expanding the fundamentals of Rotary, Foundation and as a member " its membership by providing knowledge that of the International Board $5,533,000 collected recruiting Foundation will make them better (Rotary’s two major Boards). and RI program alumni. informed and proud to be a $467,000 to go! The Rotary Club of Rotarian. Most presenters of the " Kanagawa Shonan, See the online Rotary Basics Address have either been, John Iriks Kanagawa, which began gone onto become or are Chairman as a gathering of young potential Presidents of Rotary WA Cord Blood Bank Rotary Rotary International, hence PO Box 85, Kwinana WA professionals, chartered on was 15 they are the very cream of 6966 Foundation Rotary’s Senior Leaders." Mobile: 0417 904 419 December 2004 with 23 former Ambassadorial ! Seminar It will be held at the Golden Scholars, Group Study Exchange team members, Nugget Room, Gloucester and Rotary Youth Sunday, 23rd August, 2009." Park, East Perth, 7:00pm for Exchange students. Read From 8:30am until 1:00pm at 7:30pm. " Cost $45.00 for a more. the Northlake Campus, two course meal. " Winterfold Rd, Kardinya." New clubs 4 The Rotary Club of For those who would like to Quiz Night Duluth Superior Eco, stay on and participate in a hold key to which spans the border between Minnesota and workshop on the various A quiz night is planned to programs of the Rotary raise some necessary dollars membership Wi s c o n s i n , USA, is"focusing its energies on Foundation (eg how to for the club’s Charity complete Matching Grant account. growth helping the environment while reaching out to applications etc.) there will Rotary International News -- 6 younger members. Read be a cost of $10.00 for lunch. Can all members start August 2009 more. thinking about and seeking 4! Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450
  5. 5. N E W H O R I Z O N S day. One example of this is a students provided dentures The Rotary Rotary Foundation Volunteer for 22 patients. “All of the Foundation Service Grant that helped Dr. Marco Antonio Bulas, of the team watched with great satisfaction as each patient Rotary club of Tehuacan was over come with joy and Week 6: This week’s Rotary Manantrails, Mexico and happiness” commented Foundation Thought is about Rotary volunteers from the Ronnie Hogan, a member of bringing smiles to those in Rotary Club of Loveland, the Loveland club. need. Colorado, USA carry out project Sonrisas Sin Fronteras Every Rotarian, Every Year Mother Theresa said “Peace (Smiles without Borders). can bring a smile to the face Begins with a Smile” of someone in need. Rotarians around the world The Rotary volunteers and a put that into action every team of 23 university dental Program for August Kirsty Gusmao Date Details will talk at a 12th August Board Meeting breakfast meeting on 17th September. All 13th August Judith Dowson - Life and Times the required 20th August Committee Meetings information for this 23rd August Multi-District Rotary Foundation event can be found Seminar - 8:00am. North Lake Senior Campus, Kardinya on the flyer. 27th August Susan Marie - UWA Extension Program Board Club Details Rotary Year 2009-10 Welcoming Roster Di Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Date Name Nedlands, 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 Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9450! 5