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President Lara’s Notes

President Lara’s Notes

Hello Rotarians, It was lovely to see everyone who was able to join the combined meeting with the Rotary Club of Kings Meadows, enjoying a great evening of fellowship. Thank you to President Di Schwagermann and to fellow Rotarians from the Kings Meadows Club for being...

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President Lara’s Notes

President Lara’s Notes

Hello Rotarians, I have spent some time over the last couple of weeks, reading through the stories shared on MyRotary about initiatives taking place around the Rotary world. The month of June was Fellowship Month. There are more than 90 Fellowships creating a...

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President Lara’s Notes 08/07/21

President Lara’s Notes 08/07/21

Hello Rotarians, Last week I was delighted to welcome our members, for the first time in my capacity as president of the South Launceston Rotary Club. We also welcomed Liz Gainsford, guest of Rotarian Ian. I sincerely hope that Liz enjoyed our company and will be...

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President Lara’s Notes 01/07/21

President Lara’s Notes 01/07/21

Hello Rotarians, Last Saturday, our club gathered for our Changeover Dinner at the Brisbane Street Bistro. It was a lovely night and we were also joined by Mayor Albert Van Zetten and his wife, Lyndle. Being the new Club President for 2021/22 is a great honour and...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians. We have wound down to the end of the Rotary year with the change-over dinner this Saturday. We will welcome Rotarian Lara Alexander as President for 2021/22 and welcome the 'new' Board (with the familiar faces of 2020/21). Not all Rotarians (nor their...

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President Harry’s Notes 17/06/21

President Harry’s Notes 17/06/21

Hello Rotarians, We are nearing the half-way point of the calendar year. So far, our club has been very active in undertaking community service work and major fund raising events (that facilitate donations and grants to many worthy projects). Our events list include...

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Water bores for Tanzania

Water bores for Tanzania

This is a jointly sponsored project by the Rotary Club of Central Launceston and South Launceston Rotary Club, in association with Care for Africa as a co-operating organisation, to install 10-15 drinking water bores to serve communities in Tanzania covering 50,000...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians - It was a real pleasure to be back at Rotary after holidays in The Kimberley, WA. Not that we didn't enjoy the holiday - quite the contrary - but the well wishes and genuine interest in our travels made returning a warm and happy experience. For those...

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Acting President Krista’s Notes 27/05/21

Acting President Krista’s Notes 27/05/21

Hello Rotarians, I would like to say thank you to PP Rotarian Les Baxter for standing in for me at last week’s meeting while President Harry is away. Unfortunately, my aunt had to undergo some emergency surgery that night. Last week was Volunteers Week. There were...

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President Harry’s Notes 13/05/21

President Harry’s Notes 13/05/21

Hello Rotarians, I hope that the week is kind to you. As you are reading this, I should be in sunny Broome - trying to acclimatise from a tepid Tassie to something much hotter. Last week we heard about Capstone College, Poatina, transforming troubled youth to pursue...

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President Harry’s Notes 06/05/21

President Harry’s Notes 06/05/21

Hello Rotarians. I hope all are well, active and happy. For those not at last Thursday's meeting, I mentioned that the State Liberal Party pledged $75,000 to fund the SLRC Food Propagation project. This is a worthy project and I'm pleased that the Liberal Party had...

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President Harry’s Notes 29/04/21

President Harry’s Notes 29/04/21

Welcome Rotarians. I hope that this newsletter finds you well. The Australian Rotary Health presentation by Jason Palazzolo is only two weeks away. Two other speakers will present on the night - Laura Grattidge and Australian Rotary Health chairperson Kevin Shadbolt....

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians. With Easter and daylight saving behind us, football well and truly into the season (for those who have an interest), and now the deciduous trees on the turn, winter is fast approaching. Although the club had a busy March with community service and...

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President Harry’s Notes 14/04/21

President Harry’s Notes 14/04/21

Hello Rotarians. Thank you to members who attended last week's meeting and particularly their input during the forum on suggestions to improve/streamline next year's Glover Opening Night and the Friendship Ball. Community Services Director, Dale Luck, provided a final...

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President Harry’s Notes 8/04/21

President Harry’s Notes 8/04/21

Hello Rotarians. I trust all Rotarians and their families enjoyed Easter, rested, and had quality time with friends and family. Contrary to my last President's News (2 weeks ago) the round-up on the Glover and Friendship Ball will be this week. Also, we will have a...

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Summary of our club activities

Summary of our club activities

Membership: 35 Dinner Meetings: Thursdays 6 for 6.30pm at Launceston Grand Chancellor (4th Thursday is a vocational visit or offsite social event broaden to include members, partners/family and Friends of Rotary). Club Sponsored Community Service and Fund Raising...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians. Thank you to those that attended the Group 4/5 Forum last Wednesday at the Launceston Golf Club. The venue appeared full with healthy representation from the northern Rotary Clubs. The evening covered topics ranging from retaining/increasing...

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President Harry’s Notes 17/03/21

President Harry’s Notes 17/03/21

Hello Rotarians. For those at last Thursday's meeting, we had the pleasure of hearing from a young Launceston student who is pursuing a career in Biomedical Science. Sarah Wright attended (via zoom) the National Youth Science Forum. It was encouraging to find a young...

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President Harry’s notes 11/03/21

President Harry’s notes 11/03/21

Hello Rotarians. We are back at the Grand Chancellor this Thursday. The club undertook the catering for the Glover opening night last Friday for the first time. I have received glowing reports from many of the 280 guests and from the Glover Organising Committee. From...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Welcome Rotarians. March is around the corner and is a busy month for the club. Thank you to those who have volunteered or attending functions that the club is organising - Glover opening night, Friendship Ball, sheep poo collection and Red Hot Summer Festival at the...

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