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New Horizons V3 I16


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Weekly bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Western Australia, for 18th October 2010

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New Horizons V3 I16

  1. 1. New Horizons The Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. PO Box 168, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909  District 9455 ABN: 99 602 195 617 Volume 3, Issue 16 18th - 24th October 2010 This Week's Guest Last Week Project Gallery Adieu For Your Diary Rosters Learn about some   Scrumptious   See some of our   One of our members   Dinner meetings and  Host   and   attendance   great work being done   desserts, and award   donations­in­kind in   will soon be relocating   other special occasions:   rosters,  and   the   in Cambodia, and how   presentation and our   action, both locally and   to the UK. We'll miss   the Annual Ken  meeting   schedule   for   our club has   District Governor –   overseas you! Collins Address and  the month ahead.  contributed. what you missed! Page 2 Page 3 our Club Birthday  Page 5 Page 1 Page 2 Page 4 Letter from the President To date, our club has had a This Week's Meeting “tradition” of the President Elect Office bearers are vital to the smooth serving on the board in the capacity Tony Munday is a familiar face at running of a club, ensuring that of Club Service Director. That our club, attending our special someone is keeping an eye on how position is also vacant at the dinners and assisting with hands-on things are going in each area of our moment, and since both Rob and projects such as packing books. club's operation. Marcos already hold other positions on the board which they would both This week Tony will be visiting us in This week we will be electing a like to continue with, we are also the capacity of our guest speaker, to President Elect for 2011/12. Both looking for someone else in the club tell us about the One 2 One Rob Rohrlach and Marcos Carot who is not already serving on the organisation he supports in Collins have been nominated, and I board to put their hand up to take Cambodia. Our club recently hope you have given some due over this role. facilitated the purchase of a bus for thought to who you would like to see One 2 One through a Rotary setting the direction of our club next Yours in Rotary service, Foundation Matching Grant, which year. Simone serves as another great example of how we are able to help others without necessarily needing to spend any money ourselves. This Week's Meeting District Governor Ian and Jan Hutton visited our club last Wednesday for the annual ‘Official District Governor's Visit', which took the form of a special dinner meeting rather than our regular cocktail club format. For an hour prior to the meeting, DG Ian met with members of the board where he ran through a check list he’d sent to President Simone which covered many aspects of our club's operation. Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 1
  2. 2. NEW HORIZONS The message from RI President Ray Secretary Di has sent out notification “Kids in the Kitchen” at Maddington Klinginsmith passed on by DG Ian is of this meeting, to take place on 3rd Primary School on Tuesday, 12th for Rotary to be ‘Bigger, Bolder, November 2010, along with the October. Better’. Clubs are these days being updated Club Constitution to all encouraged to tackle big, sustainable members. Phil and Nancy assisted with the projects, aiming at addressing the funding of the project through a root causes of issues rather than just Awareness Cambodia Rotary Foundation Matching Grant, providing small “patches”. with Phil’s Club Arden Arcade A laminated certificate of putting up three quarters of the We called on the DG to present our Appreciation has been received from funds. They viewed the facility and Pride of Workmanship Award to Ali Gary and Kim Hewett thanking the watched around 15 children help Warne – see page 3 for more details. Club and our supplier Margaret themselves to breakfasts of toast / Brawley for the lovely knitted toys preserves / baked beans / spaghetti / Notice of Special General which they took to their Orphanage cereal / fresh fruit milk and juice. Meeting in Cambodia last month. It was the first day back at school Each club is required to hold a The certificate has three photographs after the holidays which meant Special General Meeting to update of children holding the beautiful numbers were down, however, the toys. young folk we spoke to really the Club Constitution following appreciated the facility and our changes adopted at the Council on guests from California were Legislation. Kids in the Kitchen Visit impressed that the children did their dishes after eating. Phil & Nancy Sherwood and Ken & Di Collins visited Manna Industries'
  3. 3. HORIZONS Chris created a fabulous dessert for Halloween Social Function John Curtin Medal 2010 all present last Wednesday evening to enjoy. Thanks Chris and heartfelt Please put Saturday, 30th October in Congratulations Chris and Ali on an your diary for our next fellowship Ken and Di Collins attended the John outstanding business. function. 7.00pm at Toni and Bill Curtin Medal Award presentation to Bev and John Lowe at Curtin James home, 4 Archdeacon Street, University on Friday, 15th October. Nedlands. Bev and John are retired farmers and Please bring a bottle of drink and a are an inspirational example of what dish to share. Those who wish to one “ordinary” couple can do. After dress up are welcome to do so and literally falling upon needs in the those who prefer not to that’s okay community they have now too, as there is no pressure to attend progressed from cooking a pot of in fancy dress. soup for a group of homeless people to the amazing job they are doing Farewell Clive today. It was great to see Clive Boddy at our Last year they served 53,000 meals meeting last Wednesday after having to the homeless, 10,000 meals to been away, however, Clive indicated hungry school children, gave 4,000 he would soon be leaving our club as parcels to needy families, and the Boddys are relocating to established Manna Kids (which is Cambridge at the end of next month. now in five primary schools with two Our loss will be another Rotary Club more being established) and the in that area's gain. Winter School Uniform project providing uniform packs to more Magnifying Microscopes Clive, our Corporate Psychopath than 1200 primary students. expert, is writing a book “Corporate On 15th October Rob Rohrlach Psychopaths: Organisational Congratulations and bless you Bev attended an assembly at North Destroyers” which he’ll be putting and John for all that you have done Cottesloe Primary School at which the finishing touches to in the UK. and continue to do for the needy in the school was recognised as a Water He will continue his research into the Perth community. Corp Water Wise School There are now 488 Water Wise Schools in WA. Corporate Psychopaths and their influence in corporations in the UK. Pride of Workmanship This one was important to us as they Clive and Hsiang-Ju will be at our were not a Water Wise school when pre Halloween function, and will pay For friendly service and first class we donated magnifying microscopes us a visit when they are next in Perth products, our club recognised Ali to them a few months ago. Through in July. Warne and Chris Masure from La their work with the microscopes they Galette de France on Broadway in developed an interest in water We thank you for your wonderful Nedlands with a Pride of conservation through their use of the contribution Clive. We’ll miss you Workmanship Award. microscopes. This fact was both but look forward to our recognised by the Chief Scientist, continued association and wish you Chef Chris started the business about Prof Lyn Beazley as she presented and your family every happiness with five years ago and Ali became a the award. your relocation. partner in the patisserie eighteen months back. “La Galette produces Volunteer Grant food to die for,” says Elizabeth Bain, Mindarie Charter who nominated Ali and Chris for the A laptop computer has been ordered recognition. for the club. The next items on our The Charter Dinner for the new priority list are a screen and PA Rotary Club of Mindarie will take place on Friday, 5th November. Cost system.
  4. 4. is $70 per person. Any members community service since the early Rotarians and dignitaries in their interested in attending please see 20th century. These trees, which can home, Comely Bank, and planted Secretary Di. be found worldwide, have grown into trees with their guests to mark the enduring monuments of Rotary’s occasion. They called the garden Belmont's Legends Night ideals. their Friendship Garden. As president emeritus, Harris Today, Rotarians continue to plant Two years ago the Rotary Club of traveled extensively during the 1920s trees to symbolize enduring Belmont, which is now 50 years old, and 1930s, often accompanied by his friendships and fellowship, to decided to honour its three remaining wife Jean. During these trips, the beautify parks and communities, and Charter Members whilst they were nature-loving Harris planted trees to to contribute to a greener world. still alive (one has since passed on) symbolize goodwill and friendship. through the cion of three scholarships In the fall of 1932, Harris embarked for young people in the fields of on a five-week tour of European endeavour of those remaining Rotary clubs and planted trees along Charter Members: the way. 1: A young up and coming “Wednesday forenoon I planted my Apprentice Jockey. first tree of friendship in European 2: A Top Apprentice cabinet maker. soil. It seemed to me especially 13th Annual Dr Ken  3: A Student from Belmont Senior appropriate that it took place in Collins Address  High School Germany—in its metropolis—Berlin. Promoting The Rotary  The planting occurred in a sports The scholarships are presented to the platz formerly devoted to war Foundation recipients at an Annual Dinner at the purposes, and a large number When: Monday, 29th November, 2010.  Royal Perth Golf Club. including Rotarians, city officials, Venue: Golden Nugget Room, Gloucester  Park. and others were in attendance.” Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm This year's “Legends Night” will be Harris also planted trees in Tallinn, held on 4th November 2010 at 7pm Estonia, and Göteborg, Sweden, Guest Speaker: RI President Ray  Klinginsmith for a 7:30 pm start. The cost is $65 during this trip. Alumni Speaker: Maryanne Tokome­Amu per head for a 3 course meal, with Planting trees soon became a Cost: $45pp with cash bar available. tables of up to 8 people. hallmark of his travels, including in Note: This will replace our regular meeting on the   Any members interested in attending, Australia, Brazil, Estonia, Japan, 1st Wednesday of December. please contact Secretary Di. Mexico, and New Zealand. In My Road to Rotary Harris recalled: 2012-14 Zone 8 Director “With the cooperation of Rotarians and local governments, I have PDG John Boag from the Rotary planted friendship trees in the parks Club Birthday /  Club of Tamworth North has been and playgrounds on five continents nominated for the position of of the world and even on some of the Christmas Party Director of Zone 8 for 2012-14. major islands of the seas. Our trees When: Thursday, 16th December, 2010. stood as symbols of international Venue: Nedlands Golf Club, Melvista Ave Time: 6:30 pm for 7 pm start. This nomination is subject to understanding and good-will.” challenge. If no challenge is received Other RI presidents also observed the Guest Speaker: To be confirmed Cost: $45 – includes dinner by December 1st, the nomination will tradition. In 1931-32, then-RI be confirmed. president Sydney W. Pascall planted Note: This will replace our regular meeting on the   trees at the sites of Rotary clubs he 15th of December. Friendship Trees visited, reportedly at Paul Harris’s By Susan Hanf, RI News suggestion. Rotarians have planted trees in the Not all of the trees were planted name of fellowship, friendship, and outside the United States. The Harrises often entertained visiting
  5. 5. NEW HORIZONS Program for October & November 2010 am for September / October Topic Date Speaker Host Attendance 20th October Tony Munday Cambodia Bus Project Warren Milner Elizabeth Bain 27th October Jorg Imberger Water Research Rob Rohrlach Daniel Forsdyke 3rd November TBC Wilma McBain Donna Bicknell 10th November Brigadier William Jamieson 70 years as a soldier and diplomat Di Collins 17th November - Committee Meeting - Claire Forsdyke New Horizons: Winner of the District  Board Club Details 9450 Bulletin Award for 2009/10 Rotary Year 2010-11 Simone Carot Collins — President Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay Inc. Bulletin Contributions PO Box 168,  Nedlands,  Di Collins — Secretary / Vice Contributions   for   the   weekly   bulletin   are  President Western Australia, 6909  sought from members of the club. Why not use the bulletin to update the club  Meetings on the projects your committee is working on Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm or promote the clubs next fundraising event. Cafe, Bethesda Hospital Toni James — Treasurer Please   forward   articles   and   photos   to  Queenslea Drive Claremont Rob Rohrlach — Projects Director Email Phone  Claire Forsdyke — International 08 9385 0471 Director Fax 08 9385 0472 Ken Collins — Membership Website  Director Facebook  Marcos Carot Collins — New http://www.fac ebook.c om/fres hwaterbayrotary Generations Director Chartered 19 December 2008