BulLetIN MAY 24, 2013

 

Bulletins

 

 

 

OFFICE BEARERS 2012 / 2013

 

President:

Mike van Trier

 

Director New Generations:

Patricia Robertson

Vice President:

Jeff Spickett

 

Director Community:

Martin Houchin  new

President Elect:

George Lewkowski

 

Director Vocational:

Martin Houchin

Secretary:

Carole Maxwell   new

 

Director International:

Greg James   new

Treasurer:

John Sharp

 

Director Attadale Foundation:

Bob Rodgers

Director Administration:

George Lewkowski

 

Attendance Officer:

Tony Wilkie

Director Foundation:

Greg James   new

 

Sergeant:

Ian Pittaway

Director Membership:

Jeff Spickett

 

Corporal:

Keith Timmel

Director Public Relations:

George Lewkowski

 

Programs:

Tony Wilkie

Director Rotary Family:

Tom Slater

 

Bulletin:

Colin McCulloch /

Club web site manager:

Martin Houchin

 

 

Betty Bright

 

Rotary District 9465               for more information visit:        http://rotary9465.org.au/

 

District Governor:  Robert (Bob) Cooper (Kwinana)

DG Elect:  Erwin Biemel (Willetton)

DG Nominee:  Brian Eddy (Rossmoyne)

Area Governor Clubs:  Robert Thompson (Kwinana)

 

 

 

Special Anniversaries for

MAY

2

Pat & Les Power   Wedding

7

Pat & Trevor Leaver   Wedding

3

Max Anderson   Induction  1982

8

Llew Withers   Birthday

3

Peter Field   Induction  1982

9

Martin Houchin   Birthday

3

Alan Morcombe   Induction  1982

9

Judy Marsh   Birthday

3

Mal Bennett   Induction  1982

15

Graham Cotterell   Birthday

3

Winston Marsh   Induction  1982

18

Mike van Trier   Birthday

3

Peter Knox   Induction  1982

23

Rosemary & Don Rodger   Wedding

3

Don Rodger   Induction  1982

 

 

           

 

 

ROTARY SPECIAL MONTHS:  MAY IS AUSTRALIAN ROTARY HEALTH RESEARCH FUND

 

 

 

 

Meeting May 13th

 

Acting President, George Lewkowski, welcomed all members and special guests: Dr Gillian Yudelman, Clifford Yudelman and Kate Sefton.

George announced that all positions for next year are filled except President Elect.

 

John Sharp presented a first draft of the board and committee structures for next year noting it aimed to foster mentoring and learning.  John will email this to members.

 

Greg James reported that:

·      a district priority for next year was increasing membership and as the new Membership Director he would be using professional databases to contact potential members.

·      Next Monday is a partners’ night to mark the visit of the DG and an attendance sheet will be circulated.

·      This month is Bowel Scan.

 

Llew Withers briefed members on Give a Dam, Give a Can asking everyone to take a bag containing a map, bags and notices; staple them as indicated and deliver them before Wednesday 22nd.  Acton will sponsor advertising on the back page of the Melville Times and volunteers will be required for the collection on Sunday 26th.

 

Martin Houchin suggested that a flyer promoting our Club be included with the Give a Dam, Give a Can information and he and Llew will action this.

Entertainment Books will be available again next week for $65.

 

The Door Prize was won by Peter Field and Tony Wilkie won the Joker (that is now worth $925) but couldn’t find the Joker to claim the jackpot.

 

 

Acting Sergeant, Greg James, fined Martin four times and many others including Gillian Baker for her first Rotary fine ever!

 

 

Guest Speaker:  Dr Gillian Yudelman

 

“The Fight Against Trafficking of Nepali Women & Children

 

Mick Donnes introduced Gillian who gave a chilling presentation on the trafficking of women and children in Nepal.  She told of the inspiring work of Anuradha Koirala (the CNN Hero of 2010) and the organization, Maiti Nepal, that she set up in 1993.  Since then they have rescued over 17,000 women and children from trafficking.

Click here to find out more or to donate.

Nepal 4

 

 

Meeting May 13th

 

President, Mike van Trier, welcomed all members and partners, District Governor Bob Cooper, AG Bob Thompson and Honorary member Trevor Leaver and gave a special welcome back to Max Anderson.

Mike announced that there will be a Board Meeting for old and new members on May 21st at 6.00pm at Martin Houchin’s.

 

Gillian Baker reminded members about the movie morning and thanked everyone for their efforts in selling tickets.  She asked for some volunteers to assist on the day and the first with their hands up were Carol, Betty and Martin.

 

Llew Withers updated members on Give a Dam, Give a Can saying all packages should be delivered by Wednesday 22nd.  Acton has sponsored advertising on the back page of the Melville Times and Llew asked for volunteers for the collection on Sunday 26th to meet at the western car park at Attadale Primary School at 10.00am.  Afterwards there will be a sausage sizzle for volunteers at the East Fremantle Bowling Club.

 

Treasurer John Sharp will be away for the next three weeks and Betty Bright will be acting treasurer. 

 

Patricia Robertson gave a comprehensive Director’s Report on her portfolio covering many aspects including:

·      The RYLA leadership project

·      National Science Forum

·      Handicamp

·      Promoting RYDA in schools

·      Anti Bullying Campaign for Year Six students to be conducted by the Real Hope Clown Susan Carew.

Congratulations and thank you to Patricia for all of her work in New Generations and her excellent report.

 

Martin Houchin reminded members that the Entertainment Books are still available for $65. 

 

The Sergeant, Ian Pittaway, conducted a humorous and profitable fines session.

 

The door prize was won by Greg James and Mike van Trier.

 

 

Club Rosters  -  Advance Notice  -  June 17

Set Up:- Peter Field, Martin Houchin, Host:- Alan Morcombe, Chair:- Bruce Robinson

 

 

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO FULFILL YOUR DUTIES ON THE NIGHT, PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SERGEANT, CALL A MEMBER AND ARRANGE YOUR OWN REPLACEMENT AND CHECK YOUR DIARY IN ADVANCE

 

District Governor Bob Cooper

 

Llew Withers introduced Bob who said that he had “had a ball” as DG and thanked all who had assisted him, especially the ever efficient Bob Thompson.  Bob thanked the RCA for all of the fine work they are doing.  He covered many topics including: administration, how to get help, new initiatives, the importance of attending induction courses and developed his theme of better advertising and communicating our message.

 

 

MOVIE EVENT  

 

SUNDAY   JUNE 9   10.30am  

 

CYGNET THEATRE

 

 

Dear Rotarians

 

The Great Gatsby movie which I have booked for the 9th June is a new release which is being released into cinemas about May 30th.

 

I will be giving each member an envelope with 6 tickets to sell.  The cost is $15 per ticket. Each member will have a number allocated to them and on each of the tickets in your envelope will have that number allocated.

 

There will be a draw from all the tickets sold for a CD of classical music.  The more tickets a member sells the more chances they have of winning.

 

Please support this event even if you are not able to attend yourself by promoting and encouraging family and friends to attend.

 

If you require more than 6 tickets please let me know.

 

Thanks for your support.

 

Gillian