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I have to start by thanking all who helped volunteer their time last Saturday at the Shed BBQ and at the YAC Roll On In event at the Campbelltown Leisure Centre. I had a great time with Ronda, Mina and Ian helping kids put on their roller skates at the YAC event and saw Roller Derby for the first time which was very interesting. It was good of Ronda to give the roller skating a go, pity my picture missed her falling on her bum, but at least I got a picture as proof she tried it. Tuesday’s meeting was a great morning with our guest speaker Pamela St Claire showing us why Interplast is such an amazing program. For those who don’t know Interplast sends teams of volunteer plastic surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses etc. to developing countries in the Asia Pacific region to provide free medical treatment and training. The slogan for Interplast is “Repairing Bodies, Rebuilding Lives” which from what we saw and heard really outlines what these people do. The team once on the ground visit villages, meeting with hundreds of families whose children suffer a disability that would usually have them shunned or ostracised such as cleft palates, burns or facial deformities. From these hundreds of cases they have to select the worst cases to give their aid to by way of plastic and reconstructive surgery. The teams also assist with training of local doctors and surgeons in the latest techniques in plastic and reconstructive surgery so that once they are gone they will have people in the region with the ability to keep their legacy going. Pamela St Claire gave us some interesting stats below to show how the program has grown in the last 27 years: 1983 8 programs run 3 countries visited 353 operations performed 28 Volunteers $228,000 services provided

2010 41 programs run 16 countries visited 1000 operations performed 140 volunteers $2.2million services provided

An amazing address and an amazing program, thank you Pamela for coming out to see us with your presentation. Enough from me, I hope you all have a great long weekend and I will see you all on Tuesday.

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Australian History 1788 – Captain Arthur Phillip names Manly Cove in Sydney. 1899 – The Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill. 1988 – Tennant Creek, Australia, is hit by three earthquakes, one registering 6.7 on the Richter scale. World History 1840 – The first British colonists to New Zealand arrive on Auckland Island. 1901 – The Queen Victoria of England dies. Thought for the Day 1: Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. Thought for the Day 2: I don’t suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.

Meal with wine tasting provided with complements of Wally Gradara of Ballast Stone Winery (Thank You) Tuesday February 26th Venue yet to be decided

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Kevin, Shirley, Brenton, Wayne & Mark T for waiting until the second gong before sitting down. Greg, for leaving Carlo’s birthday card and present at home. Kevin, because we had missed having him around the Club. Shirley and Bron fees for lost the bank interest due to delayed their payment of their purchases of Xmas cakes and puddings. Mark T for wearing his favourite seersucker shirt to three consecutive meetings. Any Members who have been watching the tennis on TV as they would have spare funds since they were not alternatively out and about spending money. Trevor for his imminent birthday. All other members for flying under the radar. Cross Fines, most notably Mark T forfeiting his prize for winning the heads and tails game, nice one The Other Mark M.

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Greg Schuetze

Licaria Scheepers

Tuesday 6.50 for 7.00am Hectorville Sporting Club, Fisher Street, Magill

magill@rotaryclub.org.au 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

Royal Coach Motor Inn Hyde Park Tavern The Feathers Hotel Edinburgh Hotel The Rezz Hotel

24 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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807 Bulletin Issue 16-28 20130122