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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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President Harry’s Notes 18/02/21

President Harry’s Notes 18/02/21

Hello Rotarians. As many of you would be aware, the club has a very busy schedule for the first quar- A busy week for the club - Bunnings BBQ last Sunday, planning continuing for the ter of the year. Bunnings BBQ next week, ongoing sheep poo collection, Red Hot Glover...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Welcome Rotarians. As many of you would be aware, the club has a very busy schedule for the first quarter of the year. Bunnings BBQ next week, ongoing sheep poo collection, Red Hot Summer festival mid March, Glover Art Award opening night and Friendship Ball. It goes...

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President Harry’s Notes 2/02/21

President Harry’s Notes 2/02/21

Welcome Rotarians to a new month. The weather, like the world, is unsettled - periods heavy rain, hot and humid and then cooler periods. All this cycling each week. Luckily something for everyone. Last Thursday we heard from Will Smith on his organisation's work to...

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Guest speaker Will Smith

Guest speaker Will Smith

Last week’s guest speaker was Will Smith, Young Tasmanian of the year 2020a and CEO of the JCP Empowering Youth organisation. He has just resigned from the Tasmanian Police Force, having been a member of the Special Operations Group. The organisation gets its name—JCP...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

I hope that the new year is treating you well and for those who have new year resolutions, you are making progress. The year promises to be very hands-on for our club - with community service projects such as the Migrant Resource Centre Garage, Vinnies Van and...

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President Harry’s Notes 14/01/21

President Harry’s Notes 14/01/21

A perfect beginning to the new year last Thursday with a BBQ at the 'Mitchell' farm. Over 40 members and family were in attendance - with background (and dance) music provided by Joe 'The Tassie Tenor'. A very casual and talkative evening with beautiful weather. This...

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President Harry’s Notes 7/01/21

President Harry’s Notes 7/01/21

Welcome Rotarians to the New Year. On behalf of the Board and myself we hope that Christmas was a joyful event with family and filled with cheer. I look forward to seeing you (and any guests) tomorrow evening at the Mitchell's property. A big thank you to Patti and...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians, I trust that you are well. There are those like me who are lucky to have a partner/person doing all the planning for Christmas and others who are responsible for the logistics over the festive season. Either way there are 10 days to go and life...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Welcome Rotarians. I hope your week is going well. It was a pleasure to see so many Rotarians last week and particularly so given the club was hosting the DG Michael Plunkett and wife Gayle. Last week was the last formal dinner meeting of 2020, given next week is a...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Welcome Rotarians. We are moving into the festive season. Last Thursday's members social dinner at Steve's Bar and Grill was a very enjoyable event. There was lots of banter among Rotarians (as you would expect) and the standard of the meal and efficient service was...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Hello Rotarians. Last Monday the board held a meeting where, unfortunately, I was a late apology. Thank you to Rotarian Andrea and Rotarian Dale for chairing and minute taking respectively. The club will have a short recess for Christmas/New Year with the last dinner...

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President Harry’s Notes

President Harry’s Notes

Welcome Rotarians, Spring abounds, no excuse against undertaking those gardening projects. And now I'm told by the family to start thinking about Christmas!! 2020 is likely to be the most unusual year in our lifetime - for months the community slowed to almost a...

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