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RI President Barry Rassin’s 2018-19 Theme, “Be the Inspiration”

Club Bulletin 6 and 20 November 2018 Meeting Numbers 1509 and 1510

Future Meetings

Past Meetings

Our coming meeting on 6 November will be Club Assembly and as it is Melbourne Cup Day, there will be one or two sweeps to celebrate the occasion. The Club Board will meet after Club Assembly. A brief summary of the previous Board meeting of 18 September is published later in this Bulletin to assist members during Club Assembly.

At our meeting on Tuesday 2 October, we welcomed Prof Gary Wittert from the University of Adelaide School of Health who spoke to us on the topic of Men’s Health. Gary gave a very interesting address aimed at the men in our club who are mostly at the age where men’s health problems are an issue. Most males do not consult with their doctor until unOn 20 November, we will have as guest speaker, derlying problems become more serious than they Lorna Fenech, who is the Principal of Adelaide West needed to be if they were treated earlier. Special Education Centre based at Taperoo on the We were all fortunate to hear what Gary had to say Lefevre Peninsular. which was necessarily brief but we are trying to arThe focus at the Special Education Centre is on range for him to address a special night meeting in the communication with, and curriculum for, students near future. with complex communication needs. Many have significant physical disabilities as well. Also on 2 October, we witnessed the induction as a member of our club of Pat Williams. Welcome to the club Pat, and we look forward to a long association with you. On Tuesday 16 October, we heard from Angelique Williams, Volunteer Coordinator for the City of Holdfast Bay. Angelique projected the importance of volunteer helpers within the Council area to the people of Holdfast Bay. The City of Holdfast Bay has 35% of its population living alone and as the population ages, increased support services are needed. Many of these services are supported by volunteers. Lorna Fenech

District Conference Broken Hill For those members who intend to go to District 9520 Conference next year, please note that early bird registrations are now open and these discounted rates will apply until 31 December 2018. Pres Bill with Pat Williams after her induction into the club

RI President Barry Rassin’s 2018-19 Theme, “Be the Inspiration”

Club Bulletin 6 and 20 November 2018 Photo Gallery

Drought Relief Movie Night The final figure for money raised at the movie fundraiser at GU Film House Glenelg on Thursday 30 August was close to $5256. Andrew Taplin donated 500 theatre seats to our club to sell as a fundraiser towards drought relief. The money raised has been paid into the RAWCS farmers’ relief fund. Many thanks go to Andrew for his generosity.

Prof Gary Wittert shown with PP Jim Stevens

Andrew Taplin being presented with our Certificate of Appreciation by PP Peter Thompson

Wine Labelling and Orders PP Peter Thompson shown with Angelique Williams

Christmas Cakes and Puddings The Rotary Club of Seaford are selling traditional Rotary Christmas Cakes (800g) and Puddings (1kg) at $17.00 each plus Baked Puddings, 100g ea at $7.50 per box of 4. Proceeds support The Rotary Foundation and all orders should be received by Friday 16 November. Delivery is expected in first week of December. Orders to be given to Ian Renshaw on 0414 396 103

Our wine labelling day at Langmeil Winery Tanunda, is Saturday 10 November. Please advise Pat Hautop if you intend going to Langmeil and if you can help transport some of the wine back to Adelaide. There will be a BBQ lunch after the labelling has finished. Very importantly too, orders for wine should be made by 1 November. Payment at $150 per dozen must be made to our project account BSB 085 333 ACC 205094047 and quantity of order advised directly to Pat. 2

RI President Barry Rassin’s 2018-19 Theme, “Be the Inspiration”

Club Bulletin 6 and 20 November 2018 End Polio Movie Nights

Board Meeting Summary

All members of Rotary clubs in Districts 9500 and 9520 are invited to a screening of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” celebrating the life and times of “Queen” and in particular, Freddie Mercury. Screening options are: Regal Cinema, Kensington Park, Sunday 4 November, 4pm. Cost $25 includes wine and finger food. OR Wallis Cinema , Mount Barker Friday 2 November,6pm. Cost $20 includes wine and finger food. OR The Gawler Cinemas, Gawler, Sunday 4 November, 4pm start. Cost $15.00. ALL proceeds are for “End Polio Now” campaign.

Some of the matters discussed at the previous Board meeting held on 18 September are shown below.  The cost of purchasing a license to use “Club Runner” was of concern. It was agreed that if sponsorship for the $660 annual fee could be obtained, we can go ahead. Sponsorship has since been obtained and we can now proceed with “Club Runner”.  Minda award night at Stamford Grand was attended by Pres Bill and PP Max. Very successful.  Funding from a District Grant for a proposed LED safety sign at the dangerous breakwater, Glenelg beach has still not been approved by District TRF committee. Club to proceed with project anyway.  Angus Neill Reserve opening day was a great success as was the City Bay BBQ for UniSA. On Saturday 3 November, we will be providing a BBQ  Club website now includes links to Twitter and at Wigley Reserve, Glenelg as part of the Amy SpurlInstagram. ing Fun Run to raise funds for web cam facilities for  Max reported that we have sponsored 4 candipremature babies at Flinders Medical Centre. dates for various youth programs. Very good.  20 Food hampers from Foodbank will be pur(See article on p7 Coast City Weekly 24 October). chased for families this year. Cost, $900. The aim is to ultimately raise $80 000 so that all  Fellowship evenings at the Glenelg Surf LifesavNICU cots are fitted with monitoring equipment so ing club will continue. that the infant can be seen by parents and others at  Pre orders for Langmeil wines required now. any time during hospitalisation. Labelling will be on Saturday 10 November. Shift times are 9am to 11am and 11am to 1 pm. Please contact Pres. Bill to volunteer.

Amy Purling Fun Run

“One and All” Cruise On Saturday 1 December 2018, there will be a Twilight Cruise on the “One and All” training sailing ship for Rotarians and friends. On board will be some of our sponsored students who will show us some of their new found skills. The ship sails from McLaren Wharf, Port Adelaide at 5.15pm and the cost is $108 per person. For details please contact Rotarian David Binks at dpbinks@senet.com.au

Useful Websites for Club and District Information Club Calendar: http://www.rotarynews.info/2/club/3794/8769 Club Page: http://www.rotarynews.info/club3794 District Page: http://www.rotarynews.info/district9520 3

RI President Barry Rassin’s 2018-19 Theme, “Be the Inspiration”

Club Bulletin 6 and 20 November 2018 Board of Directors 2018-2019 President

Bill Rawlins


Barb Humphries


Brenton Aird

Minutes Secretary President Elect & Club Service Immediate Past President Community Service

Rosalien van Loon

Rob Harding Wayne Leaves

International Service

Marianne Harding


Brenley Milsom

Youth Programs

Max Dalrymple

Kevin Tumes

Foundation and Grants Trevor Andrew Fellowship Sergeant Fundraising & Forward Planning Club Mentor

Rosalien van Loon Chris Morath/Pam Maxwell Frank White PDG Peter Ochota

Meeting Program Date Speaker/ Activity

Club Meeting and Contact Details The Four Way Test CLUB MEETINGS Of The Things We Think, Say or Do:


Is itMONTH the TRUTH? OF EACH at 7.00am

Is it FAIR to all Concerned? Adelaide International Motel Will it build GOODWILL and better FRIENDSHIPS? 521 Anzac Highway Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? Glenelg North The Four Way Test Club Contact Details: Of The Things We Think, Say or Do: ThePO Four Way Test Box 134 Of The Things We Think, Say or Do: Glenelg SA 5045 Is it the TRUTH? Secretary Barb Humphries Is it FAIR to all Concerned? Email: thehumpies@yahoo.com.au Will it build GOODWILL and better FRIENDSHIPS? Club email: somertonpark@rotaryclub.org.au Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? Website: http://www.rotarynews.info/Club3794/


Is it the TRUTH?

Meeting 1509

Meeting 1510

Is it FAIR to all concerned?

6 November

20 November

Will it build GOODWILL and better FRIENDSHIPS?

Club Assembly

Lorna Fenech Adel. West Special Education Centre

Topic Chairman

Kevin Tumes

Marianne Harding







Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? Speaker’s Coordinator and Program: Peter Thompson 0438 949 544 Bulletin Editor: Don Overall 0458 346 030 Shed/Property Mngr. Bill Rawlins 0418 834 531 Shed (District): John Yard 0418 834 531 Website, IT, & Social Media Administrator: Brenley Milsom: brenleym@bigpond.net.au Risk Management: Brenton Aird 0417 832 935 4

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