BulLetIN, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
FUTURE MEETINGS AT ‘TOMPKINS ON SWAN’
Monday, September 21st, 2015 5.30pm for 6.30pm
Guest Speaker: Jeremy Prince - 'Safe Seafood'
Host: Mick Donnes Chair: Ron Day Set Up: Mal Bennett & Colin McCulloch
Monday, October 5th , 2015 5.30pm for 6.30pm
Guest Speaker: Craig Parsons - 'His Journey'
Host: Llew Withers Chair: Mick Donnes Set Up: Bob Rodgers & Jeff Spickett
Monday, September 7th, 2015
President Carole welcomed our guest speaker Jade Lewis and Assistant Governor Llew Withers.
She shared a thank you card from Nick and Rey.
Meetings with local Rotary Clubs
· Applecross RC to join us on September 21st to enjoy Jeremy Prince - 'Safe Seafood'
· Fremantle RC to join us on November 2nd to enjoy Dr Ann O'Neill - 'Angelhands'
There are plans to invite other clubs to join us in the new year.
Gillian has organised a club fundraising movie event :-
"The Intern" to be shown at the Cygnet Theatre on Sunday October 11th at 3.30pm.
Tickets will be $16 each. See poster below.
Rotary out West
Rod alerted members to this great publication. It is worth having a look at what activities are happening in other Rotary clubs. He suggested a group of us might like to attend an advertised golf day which may even generate some ideas for our own golf day.
Click here to check the Rotary Out West link that is in every Bulletin.
Kerry reported that the Foundation is going well and shared a letter from one of the students.
George told us that
· Winston is in hospital with a bad infection
· Jan's Mother passed away
He and his wife Anne have arranged to send both members our best wishes.
Join us for Dinner
A booking for dinner at Quinlan's Training Restaurant,15 Grosvenor St Beaconsfield has been made for Wednesday September 23rd at $25 a head.
Please bring family and friends for a great night of food, fellowship and fun.
Colin has prepared a booklet containing the Board minutes, the Bulletin and the Duty Roster.
This will be on display at each meeting for you to read.
Headwest and Attadale RC Fund Raising
Colin announced that on December 4th and 18th we will work with Headwest staff to run sausage sizzles at Bunnings Melville. Staffing and profits will be shared.
We will also be running a small sausage sizzle for American Auto Parts (Mr Mustang) on Sunday, November 29
Winners and Wine
Door prize won by Tom
Joker won by Abby but the Joker is still available
Heads and Tails won by Carole
Coffee and Cakes
A big thank you to Gillian and Patricia for providing delicious tarts and biscuits, which were enjoyed by all.
Monday, September 14th, 2015
President Carole welcomed our guest speaker Mariann Zeigler and Robin Robinson,
Peter Abetz, Selwyn Castles, Matheas Gebauer and Fred Soale to the meeting.
Colin reported to the meeting that the dedicated club phone (Mob. 0435 305 199) diverts voice calls to the Attendance Officer. Unfortunately it does not divert text messages so please do not send in your apologies by text message.
Invitation to Partners and Friends
Colin reminded members to invite honorary members, family and friends to the October 12th meeting to hear the guest speaker Executive Officer of Protective Behaviours WA.
New Badge for Carole
Colin presented President Carole with her new badge. She has taken on the position of President for the third time and is to be congratulated on her commitment to Rotary.
Join us for Dinner
George and Anne have made a booking at Quinlan's Restaurant, 15 Grosvenor St, Beaconsfield, for 6.30pm on Wednesday September 23rd.
There will be three courses and the cost is $25 pp.
If you have not indicated you are coming on the sheet circulated last Monday but would like to join us please phone Anne Lewkowski on 0433 259 777.
Service Above Self
Bruce took the opportunity to tell the visitors about what Rotary does.
He concluded by saying if you want to do something for the community for nothing, join us.
Congratulations to Robin Robinson on winning Heads and Tails, Fred the door prize and Bob the raffle. The joker still remains in the pack.
You are invited :-Visitors and Partners
Carole reminded members that Applecross RC are coming to our meeting next Monday, September 21st.
Honorary members and partners are encouraged to attend and enjoy the fellowship as well as the guest speaker, Jeremy Prince, talking about 'Safe Seafood'. Please let the attendance officer know if you are coming, preferably by Friday 18th September.
Love in a Shoe Box
Jim asked for all boxes to be returned by Tuesday 15th September so that he could deliver them to Nancy Bray.
Movie Fund Raiser
Please ask family and friends to come and enjoy a great movie and make this event a success.
If you will not be attending the meeting please email the acting Attendance Officer, Gillian Baker, before midnight on Sunday or if you need to apologise on the Monday please phone before 10.00am on Mob 0435 305 199 (Emails may not get read on Monday and cannot therefore guarantee that your apology is received).
Please DO NOT send text messages to 0435 305 199 as they do not transfer from the Club phone to the Attendance Officer's phone.
Unless Gillian receives an apology by 10.00am on the day of the meeting the meal will need to be charged to you, and the procedure to recover costs for non apology will be:
a) Attendance officer to report to Treasurer at end of each meeting names of those who didn’t show and didn’t apologise
b) Treasurer to submit all Attendance Officer reports to monthly Board meeting to authorise recovery – valid excuses accepted
c) Treasurer to issue invoices to members monthly following Board meeting based on b).
OFFICE BEARERS 2015 / 2016
Martin Houchin (Director), Greg James (Deputy), Carole Maxwell, Mal Bennett, Ian Pittaway, Gillian Baker, Jan Fairclough, Bob Rodgers, Bruce Robinson, John Sharp
Rod Rate (Director), Jim Calcei (Deputy), Gillian Baker, Mal Bennett, Mick Donnes, Martin Houchin, Greg James, Carole Maxwell, Colin McCulloch, John Sharp