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  1. 1. 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 4, Issue 23 10th – 17th December 2011 4. Effective relationships withMeeting 7th December teachers/students Visitors and guests last Teaching is a common sense meetingHow fortunate were we to have approach and results happen whenJohn Fleming address us last subjects are revised, reviewed and Rtns. Kay Mason, Rhonda andWednesday? reinforced. Eddie Roe, Spouse Meryl Gould,John has led Education Reform The most disadvantaged school in Guests Wendy Wardell, Mike andthroughout Australia due to the Queensland is NPA College, a Laura O’Hara, Principals andacademic success he achieved as school of 700 indigenous students teachers David WanstallPrincipal of Bellfield Primary, a is another school which has shown (Ballajura), Wayne Press (Northdisadvantaged school in Cot), Carolyn PressMelbourne and now as Deputy (Subiaco) Mike HarrodPrincipal of Hailyebury, an elite (Wembley) Donna Snowprivate school with 3,500 students. and Glen McAdamReturning to good old fashioned (Dalkeith) Leoniesound teaching and learning Longenelis, Vickipractices he is now working with McAlinden and Maria Triosome 50 schools throughout (St Hilda’s) and Dallas BurtAustralia, the majority being very and Gerry from Scotchdisadvantaged schools. Every College.school is achieving remarkableresults in very short periods of Meeting 14th Decembertime. Dr Bernard Bowen AMJohn made many, many important FTSE is next week’spoints and statements along with speaker. Bernard has heldproviding staggering statistics. many important and seniorHe says ‘Every child matters positions and currentlyevery day’ and ‘All students John Fleming and guests chairs some six committees,can be high achievers’. including the Board of theAt Bellfield, despite it being an remarkable results in just one year international Centre for Radiounsafe, aggressive area and with John’s assistance. Astronomy Research in WA.environment, students overcome Other pertinent statements by Bernard’s topic is thewhat happens at home and kids John are: ‘International Square Kilometrewant to be successful and part of a 1. ‘Everything should be Radio-Astronomy Project’.group. your best – not just good Heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS toStatistics from Bellfield were: education.’ Bernard who is our newest Star in  85% parents were 2. ‘Students respond to a the Science hall of Fame. unemployed high standard of education’ During his career Dr Bowen has  61% single parents 3. ‘Schools need to get played a significant role in WA  25% non English speaking the curriculum right – there science through the development  10% indigenous is nothing wrong with the of four research institutes: the WA  Category 8/9 school kids’. Fisheries and Marine ResearchStudents achieve when there is A passionate, enthusiastic and Laboratories, the WA Wildlife1. Teacher accountability enlightening presentation which Research Centre, the WA Marine2. Explicit instruction – step by was appreciated by the large group Science Institution and moststep instruction in attendance. recently, ICRAR.3. Moving student knowledge Don’t miss Bernard, and oncefrom short term to long term again....please invite spouse andmemory friends.Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 1
  2. 2. devastated with Board Nominations early onset 2012-13 Alzheimer’s disease of their Sec. Di has written nominations in 36 year old hand for all but one Board position wife/mother. I for 2011-12. A nomination for will provide Director of New Generations has feedback when I not been received. Despite a have delivered number of attempts Dir. Hamish the Christmas Mackie has not been able to be Hamper’. contacted to see if he is prepared Jenny Gill. to continue in the position. Exec Manager, Elections will be held at the McCusker meeting next Wednesday, 14th Alzheimer’s December and nominations can be Research taken from the floor for this still Found. Induction of Vanessa Wood vacant position. Pasta & Christmas FunctionWelcome Pam and Sauce for MannaVanessa Would all members please advise Carina Marshall was pleased to Sec. Di of their attendance at theA hearty welcome to new members receive pasta and sauce from a few Christmas function onPam Reynolds and Vanessa Wood. members of the Club which will THURSDAY, 22nd December,All members of the RCFB are contribute to the items already 2011, 6.30pm for 7.00pmdelighted to have you as members collected by Carina and her friend Nedlands Golf Club. Costand look forward to sharing the Jo. $50.00 with bar service available.Rotary Road of Service and Thank you to members who have Please invite guests.Fellowship with you both. assisted with the two projects by Pre payment is required and can contributing food stuffs. be done at next week’s meeting or online into the Club’s Westpac Visit to Operating Account BSB 036034 A/C No. 304015. Claremont Please identify the amount Museum with your name and function. VP Bill and Sec Di met President Ricki Hewitt of the Friends of the Recommencement of Claremont Museum Meetings in January along with Mona Numann to discuss the After the Christmas function on 2nd Club meeting at the December the Club will take a Museum. The date of recess until mid January. 18th March was set. As Meetings will recommence on we enjoy our drinks and Wednesday, 18th January, at the nibbles prior to the Cafe, Bethesda Hospital at 5.45pm Induction of Pam Reynolds meeting, we can also look through the museum and itsThank you from Jenny exhibition (currently on National Youth ScienceGill Wetlands). Ricki will say a few Forum words followed by an informative‘On behalf of Prof. Ralph Martins address by Dr. Sue Graham- PP Greg Thurston is desperatelyand myself, I would like very Taylor, on the Freshwater Bay and seeking 10 more families to host 2much to thank the 3 Rotarians surrounds. or more students each on Sunday,who very generously contributed The Claremont Museum is a gem 15th January, mid way through theto Lorinda Klaric’s family and will be of interest to all. Please NYSF in Perth. This hosting isChristmas Hamper on Wednesday be sure to encourage partners to NOT for sightseeing etc. but tonight. This contribution, coupled come along and enjoy the allow the students to catch up onwith the Lion’s contribution is experience. their laundry and sleep.going to bring some very much If any members would like to hostneeded Christmas cheer to a lovely a couple of students for the dayfamily including three young girls and or attend the Dinner at CurrieRotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 2
  3. 3. progress monthly to CSD returning to Perth early January Rex. with Zsuzanna and their two sons. Jill Henderson and Eddy Pope are off to Eddy’s family in Scotland for RAWCS and MG a month. Carina and Luke Marshall are One final signature is travelling to France for three required for the Matching weeks, also departing this week. Grant for the Maiti Nepal Wilma McBain is going to her Project and then it can be family in Melbourne the following submitted to The Rotary week. Foundation in Evanston Any who have been missed out, USA for approval apologies, please let Bulletin Ed. The completed know so you can be acknowledged. paperwork is in the hands of theHall on Friday 13th, please contact RAWCS (Rotary Aust.Sec. Di. World Community Service Committee) for approval forThank You Wilma the Coffee Plantation project for Calum FoulnerDir Wilma McBain is stepping and the Tanzanian projectaside as Community/Vocational with Scotch and PLCDirector after next meeting. Colleges.Gordon Hay is taking over the roleearly as he had accepted Lonely folk atnomination for the position for Christmas2012-13.Thank you to Wilma for your Five people – three mencontribution in the position and to and two women have been inGordon for taking the positionover early. contact with PRID Ken regarding Updated Membership the articles in the Post Newspaper List about putting people together forReminders for Members Christmas dinner who would An updated membership list has otherwise be alone. All met for been sent to all members via email.Unless there is a good reason, all coffee at the Dome on Saturday Please check your details andmembers are requested to apply afternoon however, agreed not to advise Sec. Di if any of your detailsfor Working with Children’s Cards. proceed as some had received are incorrect.Please remember that the Club is offers for Christmas Day.working towards achieving both aPresidential Citation and a Birthdays Travelling MembersChangemaker Award. To achieve aPresidential Citation ALL A very Happy Birthday to Ken Happy and safe travels to ourmembers must make a personal Collins for 16th, to Elizabeth Baincontribution to the Rotary members who are off overseas and for 19th and Gillian Yudelman the interstate.Foundation. Other criteria for the following week on 22nd. James has a hectic schedule asAwards need to be kept an eye on. Hope each has a great day as they always and is flying to his family inDirectors please report your celebrate with friends and family. NZ before returning to India. Gordon Hay will be celebrating his son’s 3rd birthday with the family in Hungary,Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 3
  4. 4. Roster for Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay for Month of Oct / Nov 2011 Date Program Duty Attendance Introduction Vote of Thanks 14th Bernard Bowen Jim Gould Sue Hassell Vanessa Wood Paddy December Ramanathan 22nd Faith Rex Evans Jim Gould Bill Hassell Sue Hassell December RichardsonCHRISTMAS NEW YEAR BREAK 18th MEETINGS RESUME JANUARY NB: ‘Duty’ responsibility is to set up venue and to pack away venue after meeting.Board Rotary 2011-12 Jim Gould – Membership President-Bryant StokesBryant Stokes – President Director E-mailbstokes@bigpond.net.au james@bizsuccession.com.au bstokes@bigpond.net.au MobileDi Collins – Secretary Jenny Gill – Fundraising Director 0419 919 572collinsd@bigpond.net.au jennypgill@gmail.comToni James – Treasurer Bill Hassell – Vice President Bulletin Editortonipjames@hotmail.com hassell@arach.net.au Clifford Yudelman/Di CollinsRex Evans –Club Service Director, Club Details WebsitePresident Electrevans@powerplus.net.au The Rotary Club of Freshwater www.rotaryfreshwaterbay.org.au Bay, Inc.Gordon Hay - Community/ PO Box 168, FacebookVocational Service Director Nedlands,gordon.hay@dsd.wa.gov.au Western Australia, 6909 http://www.facebook.com/freshw aterbayrotaryKen Collins – International MeetingsService Directorcollinsk@bigpond.net.au Wednesday 5:45pm to 6:45pm Café, Bethesda HospitalHamish Mackie – New Queenslea Drive Claremont, 6010 Chartered 19 DecemberGenerations Directorhamish.mackie@optusnet.com.au 2008Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, District 9455 Page 4