Bulletin September 8, 2008





Vol26 No. 08 Newsletter Date:  08 September 2008



*Attadale View



                    NEXT MEETING:

Monday 15 September 2008

6.30 pm for 7.00 pm

Club Forum


Chair – President Carole Maxwell


September Setting Up -   Bob Rodgers. Sonya Rosbotham and John Sharp.

 September Hosts - Tom Slater, Russell Smailes and Geoff Spickett


                Official Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Attadale West Australia

          PO Box 110 Melville WA 6156



APOLOGIES to Peter Knox Tel:  9330 2559

By 10am Mondays












Reminder to Rotarians and Partners


Operation Christmas Child – Love in a Shoebox Project


Thank you in anticipation Phyl 9330 2559 Nancy 9330 1145

Closing date is Monday 6th October 2008

A combined project with Bicton Uniting Church.





Jenny Calcei                                     07th September

Adrienne Cotterell                             13th September

Pat Leaver                                        15th September           


Bob Rodgers                                                                       09/09/91


Anne and George Lewkowski            08th September



Door Prize                   Tom Slater       


Recent Attendances     72.2% and 61.1% 








·          Wednesday 10th September – Progressive Dinner 6.00pm for 6.30pm  at parking area behind 777 at Riseley Street

·          Wednesday 10th  September- Community  Mental Health Forum  - Melville Civic Centre Main hall 7.00pm to 9.00pm hosted by Rotary Club of Applecross – free admission and light supper provided  - contact Ray on 9364 7141.

·          Monday 15th September – Forum/ Committee meeting

·          Tuesday 16th September – An Evening with Lijia Zhang at All Saints College, Ewing Avenue, Bull Creek 7.00pm promptly  -  “ Socialism is Great” – cost $ 15pp – contact 9313 9357.

·          Saturday 20th September – Storm the Stage National Production at 8.00pm at Burswood Entertainment Complex – a national production for 16 – 18 year old drama and musical theatre students, an initiative of the Rotary Clubs of Cannington in association with the Rotary Clubs of West Perth, Melville and the Rotaract Club of South Perth.   -  . Tickets – adult $30, concession $20, family $ 80 (2 adults and 2 children under 16 years ) and group bookings with 10 adults or more at $25 each  -  contact  Tanya on 9498 5880 or www.stormthestage.com.au

·          Sunday 21st September -  Men’s Health Promotion Forum – 9.00am to 4.30pm at the University Club of WA Hackett Drive, entrance 1, Crawley – presented by Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia -  Cost $25 per  person -  contact 1800 2200 99 or 02 9438 7000 or enquiries@prostate.or,au.


·          Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th September -  Sausage Sizzle

Sausage Sizzle Roster

Sat 27th  September

8 am to 12.30 pm                       Russ & Jean Smailes   & Keith Timmel

11 am  to  2.30 pm                      Jeff Spickett    &  Trevor & Pat Leaver

 2.30ppm  to 4.30 pm                 Greg James    & Col Treloar


Sun 28th September

8 am to 12.30pm              Volunteer Required      & Jim Trotter

11am to 2.30pm              Martin Houchin     & Betty   Bright

 2 30 pm  to 4.30 pm           Volunteer required    &  Mal Bennet




·          Sunday 12th October -  Car Trial/ Picnic

·          Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th October – Sausage Sizzle

·          Monday 20th October -   Forum/ Committee meeting



·          Tuesday 4th November – Melbourne Cup Luncheon

·          Monday 10th November – Combined meeting Attadale Probus and Rotary

·          Saturday  15th, Sunday 16th  November- Sausage Sizzle

·          Monday 17th November -   Forum/ Committee meeting

·          Wednesday 26th November – Prospective members Sundowner




·          Monday 1st December – Rotary Family Entertainment Night

·          Monday 22nd December -  Xmas Party

·          Saturday 27th Monday to Monday 29th  December – Water Polo – Parking




·          Friday 2nd January 2009 – Barbecue Night

·          Sunday 8th February 2009 – Crabbing Day

·          Sunday 22nd February – Bowls Night

·          Tba – Picture Theatre Night

·          Tba -  Weekend Away  -  possibly in April 2009 



 Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants

Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants are awarded to fund large long-term international self-help and grassroots development projects that use an integrative approach to address humanitarian needs. An integrative approach incorporates multiple program components, including a combination of sustainable factors such as training, community participation, capital assets, and technical expertise from Rotarians and other sources.

Projects must be self-sustaining after the 3-H grant funds have been spent. All projects must involve Rotary clubs or districts in at least two countries, with a significant number of Rotarians actively participating in the project.

To be eligible for a 3-H grant, the primary host and international sponsor clubs or districts must have submitting their 3-H application. The sponsors must contribute at least 10 percent of the 3-H grant award amount. Grants range from US$100,000 to $300,000.successfully worked together as primary sponsors of a Matching Grant project within five years of

How to apply

Grant decisions are made each year according to the timeline below.




Proposals in PDF and Word for 3-H funding and community needs assessments must be received by 31 March for staff review. Sponsors of those that adhere to the program’s mission and requirements will receive an application to complete.


Applications for consideration at the April Trustees meeting must be received by 1 August.


Sponsors must respond to all Foundation staff inquiries by 1 November.


On-site project evaluations are conducted.


Funding decisions are made by the Trustees and announced to project sponsors.


Community Open Day – Mt Pleasant Bowling Club 10am – 2pm 14th September


Bring family, friends and neighbours to have some free fun giving bowls a go!

·          Friendly, welcoming club

·          Discovery bowls, fun competitions and prizes

·          Free sausage sizzle 12 noon – 1.30pm

·          Great club and facilities

·          Social and playing membership available

Adults and children most welcome. Enquiries Keith 9332 7063



Red Cross staff at last sausage sizzle .    We managed to obtain some 94 pledges, all who pledged received a free sausage in a roll, Bunnings reimbursed us the $ 2.50   A great effort we shall repeat later in the year. 




Japan – No graffiti, no hoons, no louts, no vandalized public transport.  And everything just seems to work.  Polite, pleasant people and beautiful scenery. Wonderful.



Congratulations to our three contestants Sophie Glasford, Stacey Giunta and Emily Lefroy who entertained us in the 4-Way Test speaking competition last meeting. Much applause to Stacey who was judged the winner in what turned out to be an extremely close contest. Thank you to Chairman Keith Timmel, the adjudicators and time-keeper Don Rodger for a job well done!