President Glenda’s Notes - 25th January 2018
Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018
Last week was our first official Back to Rotary Night. The night was wonderful in that we all had so much news to catch up on. We also enjoyed a great buffet meal and to top off the evening we listened to Rotarian Di Butler educate us more about Care for Africa and what this dynamic team achieved on their last trip. I also on a personal level learnt a little more about Samuel whom our whole family will be supporting. NJ
Thank you to the wonderful team of volunteers that took time out of their Sunday to help at the Country Club Casino Red Hot Summer Concert. It was hot work and the compliments from the patrons and the hugs we recieved not to mention the few tips made it worth the effort of keeping the toilets clean.
This Thursday night is our AGM and if any Rotarians would like to take up a position on the board and also take up a Directors roll please do not hesitate to put your name forward. I for one can only speak in glowing terms of my time as Secretary of 2 years and President for 2 years as being very interesting and rewarding. I have met some interesting people and made some wonderful friends as well as having a greater understanding of what Rotary acheives.
I will not be at our meeting on the 1st of February due to a family birthday. Thursday 8th of February is club forum night and our first board meeting for the year. Bjork will give her presentation on Thursday 22nd February.
The weekend of the February 3rd and 4th is a busy time for us as we will be at Festivale and The Wooden Boat Festival.
Enjoy your time and remember to slip, slop and slap.
Our outbound student Shannon Evans arrived in Japan safely and will keep our club updated with news during her 12month stay.
We are very lucky to have such wonderful young ladies in our Club as Bjork is thoroughly enjoying her time here and attempting to do things she has never done before. On Tuesday Rotarians Karen and Josh De Groot took Bjork stand up paddle boarding and the smile on her face when she got home said it all, no words needed.
This Australia Day Rotarian Steve Gordon and Leonie will once again have Bjork for a few days and we look forward to seeing some photos as she is introduced to what Australia day festivities are all about.
Yours in Rotary
President Glenda Iles