BulLetIN MAY 24, 2013
OFFICE BEARERS 2012 / 2013
Rotary District 9465 for more information visit: http://rotary9465.org.au/
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!
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
· 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:
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