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The start of this week’s meeting had a real Olympic feel for obvious reasons. Thanks must go to Gary for decking me out in that fine outfit and organizing the fun. The thermos torch was a real highlight. From then on the rest of the meeting had a real Youth Exchange bearing starting with our guest Penny Butler. She was our clubs first outbound Youth Exchange Student in 2006 and was hosted in Denmark. She had such a good time and made so many lasting relationships she is heading back next month to visit. Then our speaker for the morning was our current inbound Youth Exchange student Carlo Montanelli. He gave us a PowerPoint presentation on his home and family. For those that do not know Carlo is from Lecco in northern Italy, a small city at the south eastern end of Lake Como. It really looked like a beautiful area of lakes and mountains so it is no surprise that Carlo is a keen snowboarder. Carlo has settled in nicely with Brenton and his family and is really enjoying his time at Norwood Morialta High School. As an avid sports person, Carlo has already joined the school basketball team and after enjoying a Crows and Norwood football game we may be able to persuade him to try this (being 190cm I’d say he would do alright). Kirsty’s game bought the Olympic feel back; she called it Olympic Sides and Corners. The multiple choice questions about women at the Olympics had us running to all corners of the room, but as with all games there was only one winner and that was Chris Gascoigne. See you Tuesday,

Next Meeting Tuesday 7th August Rotary Peace Scholar Juliet Ramzan President Greg Schuetze

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1900 – The Western Australia votes to join the Commonwealth of Australia. 1942 – The town of Mossman in far north Queensland is bombed by the Japanese. 1962 – Australian forces officially joined the Vietnam War.

1928 – For the first time Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's, MGM’s, Leo the lion roared. He was the introduction to MGM’s first talking picture, "White Shadows on the South Seas". 1971 –The first men to ever ride a vehicle on the moon did it in the LRV (lunar rover vehicle). This lunar dune buggy took Apollo 15 astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin for five miles across the moon's surface.

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.

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Mark M, for forgetting we had a new sergeant and going to Pauline to ask her to ring the gong. Greg, for his Olympic toga. (Too many dress-ups for one Presidential year already… and it’s only July!) John C, for winning the footy tipping again! Mark T, for his misogynistic anti-netball comments. All of the men in the room after today’s game revealed the inequality that has been shown to women at the Olympics in previous years. All of the women in the club were also invited to contribute a ‘happy dollar’ for being members of the better sex.

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Unfortunately the Round 17 winner John Capoccia (Magill) falls victim to the ‘Frankish Rule’. This rule restricts the number of weekly prizes that a tipper can collect to ‘no more than two’. It was introduced after Morialta’s President Jeff Frankish collected 2 prizes early in the season and is designed to prevent professional tippers from dominating the competition. Ironically, it has only been used on Jeff and John – two tippers who have no claim to much interest in footy. This suggests that the rest of us are trying way too hard!!!. OK – so here’s a few other interesting facts: •

The Round 17 prize money will go to the runner-up Ian Carman who also got 9 correct tips (which he submitted about 3 weeks ago).

You may recall that the Round 16 prize money was destined for ‘Trigger’ at Stratco. However, he has kindly donated his prize to the Rotary Foundation and will simply retain the pride of winning. Thanks Steve.

In other news, Scott Nicholls (Campbelltown) receives our congratulations for passing the cumulative 1,000 point margin difference (compared with Mark Martin who only has only a 495 margin point difference to date).

And in closing, I think there should be some reward in life for consistency. So the Round 18 prize goes to the tipper who can repeat their score from Round 17 (with the best margin difference as the tie-breaker). In other words, if you got 7 correct last week, you need to get 7 this week ... or if you are like Kevin and Shirley Roberts - you need to get 1 (again) this week. GOOD LUCK. Editor’s Note: There is a special prize if any can recite this week’s rules by memory at next week’s meeting.

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Magill Sunrise joins Roving Lifestyles The Rotary Club of Magill Sunrise logo now appears on the front page of the Roving Lifestyles website (http://www.rovinglifestyles.com.au/) confirming we are the latest Club to sign up to the new program – and can now enrol our members and friends - and start to reap the benefits. A reminder - How it works Merchants advertise their products or special deals on the Roving Lifestyles website. Participating Clubs register (done). Members of the Club are enrolled as ‘Rovers’ (to happen over the coming week). Rovers can log-on to the website and have access to exclusive offers from trusted merchants on products and services at a fair and sustainable price. A percentage of each sale is remitted to a nominated Rotary Club or program. As a member, you may invite your Family or Friends to also enrol and shop for products and services - meaning more benefits for everyone. What’s Next? You will soon receive your log-on details and further instructions from Lindsay Davis who has been appointed the Magill Sunrise club coordinator. Our club will also be encouraged to suggest further merchants that we would like to see advertise their products and services on Roving Lifestyles. If you do not wish to participate for any reason or have further questions, please contact Lindsay. Why do it? Magill Sunrise has a special opportunity to help develop this new initiative which aims to make giving to the community a part of everyday life.

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2012 Annual Combined Service Clubs Dinner When:

28th August 2012 6.30pm for a 7pm sit down

Where:

Campbelltown Function Centre 172 Montacute Road Rostrevor

Cost:

$27.50 – 3 Courses (beer, wine and soft drink included)

Speaker:

Michael Keelan from 5AA

Annual Club Fees Are Due Club fees this year are $200 (the same as last year) with our early bird special rate of $180 if paid by 31st August. After this date the fees will be $200, so get in early. PLEASE DEPOSIT MONEY INTO:

BSB: ACCOUNT:

112879 125045392

State your surname and subs next to it, please.

Bottle and Plate Night Paul and I Invite you to our house on 18th August for a bottle and plate night. Please come with your partners or friend at 7-7.30 pm with a small plate to share - hot or cold and your own drinks, to share some fellowship amongst our members! See you then at 16 MAROLA AVENUE, ROSTREVOR. Sue Hector

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Greg Schuetze

Licaria Scheepers

Tuesday 6.50 for 7.00am Hectorville Sporting Club, Fisher Street, Magill magill.rotary@gmail.com www.magill.rotaryclub.org.au

www.facebook.com/rotarymagill

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www.rotarynews.info/district9520

6.30pm

Campbelltown

Athelstone Football Club

150 George St, Paradise

1.00pm 6.15pm 6.30pm 6.30pm

Norwood St Peter’s Kent Town Unley

Norwood Town Hall Kensington Hotel The Royal Hotel Unley Sports Club

George Street, Norwood 23 Regent St, Kensington 2 North Tce, Kent Town 39 Oxford Tce, Unley

7.15am 6.15pm 6.30pm 6.30pm 6.30pm

Eastwood Hyde Park Burnside Mitcham Morialta

Granada Flinders Lodge Hyde Park Tavern The Feathers Hotel Edinburgh Hotel The Rezz Hotel

Dequetteville Tce, Kent Town Park St & King William Rd, Hyde Park Glynburn Road, Burnside High Street, Mitcham 20 Hamilton Tce, Newton

No Meetings

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The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of a worthy enterprise and in particular to encourage and foster The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by every Rotarian of their occupation as an opportunity to serve society. The application of the ideal service by every Rotarian to their personal, business and community life. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.

The Four Way Test of the things we think, say or do: Is it the truth? Is it Fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

For good food, good fellowship And the opportunity to serve through Rotary …we give thanks.

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784 Bulletin Issue 16-05 20120731  

Magill Rotary Bulletin July

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