BulLetIN OCTOBER 17, 2012
OFFICE BEARERS 2012 / 2013
Rotary District 9465 for more information visit: http://rotary9465.org.au/
Meeting October 8th
Acting President, George Lewkowski, welcomed all members, our guest speaker Tony Hughes; and guests: Gillian Baker, Needra Wickramaratna, Trevor Taylor from the Men’s Shed and Science student Jessica Brooke.
Brian Wall reminded members about the Foodbank project and asked members to bring in any non-perishable food items next week.
Treasurer John Sharp announced that the Board had discussed the problem of members not putting in an apology and had determined that the Attendance Officer would inform the Treasurer who would invoice the member for the cost of the meal.
Ian Pittaway reminded members that each year we support the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal and he will arrange for details to be published in the bulletin.
Bruce Robinson shared two emails that he had received from our past exchange student Mariann Zeigler.
Peter Field’s Lucky Joker ($485) was drawn by Tom Slater but he missed the joker.
The Door Prize was won by Bob Rodgers
Sergeant, Ian Pittaway, conducted a profitable fines session that included the treasurer and all those who had had anniversaries recently and of course Tony for his mobile phone ringing during the meeting.
Ian also thanked Callum for the great job he has done as bar manager and wished him well for his return to Ireland.
Meeting October 15th
Sergeant, Ian Pittaway introduced Llew Withers as the Acting President and he welcomed all members, guest speaker Rod Lenanton and guests: Rose D’Cruze and Gillian Baker
Phil Palmer announced that the 2013 District Conference will be held in Busselton and he will forward full details by email.
Phil has sent out an email regarding the Jobseekers’ Seminar and still requires five or six more interviewers.
Tom Slater reported that he was somewhat confused last week and the sundowner at Calcei’s has not been cancelled.
Greg James announced that a major fund-raising quiz night will be held next February and all members should try to arrange a table of ten.
Greg conducted a quick quiz on points on the Swan River.
Brian Wall thanked all those who brought donations for Foodbank.
Sergeant, Ian Pittaway, tried to fine enough members to bring the budget into surplus.
Ron Day won the door prize.
Secretary, Phil Palmer, announced that the Board meeting will be postponed until Wednesday 23rd and he will email details to Board members.
Llew Withers thanked Carole Maxwell and Winston Marsh for organizing the takeaway meal at short notice.
OUR WISH LIST
· Tins of Ham Tins of Baked Beans
· Chocolate Christmas Bon-Bons
· Tins of Fruit Custard
· Puddings Mixed Nuts
· Rice Lollies
· Bottled Water Cordial
· Fruit Mince Pies Tea and Coffee
· Bottled Soft Drink Tins of Vegetables
· Baby Food/ Formula Fruit Juice Box Drinks
Books, Barbie & Other Dolls, Tonka Trucks, Action Figures, Board Games and Puzzles, Educational Toys, Stuffed Toys, Building Blocks, Lego
Toilet Paper, Towels, Underwear, Disposable Nappies, Soap, Toothbrushes, Shampoo & Conditioner, Deodorant, Baby Rattles, Thongs, Sand Shoes
Thank you for your kind support!
Puns for Educated Minds
I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan Island but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.
She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.
A rubber band was confiscated in Algebra class as it was a weapon of Math disruption.
No matter how much you push the envelope, it’s still stationery.
A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.
A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.
Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.