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Chiropractor Will McLoughlin- Lower Back Pain

Will is a Launceston Chiropractor. He opened his talk by asking those present what is the leading cause of disability in Australia—the answer is lower back pain. The leading cause of death in this country is cardio-vascular disease, followed by cancer. Current...

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President Krista’s Notes – 14 March 2019

Dear Rotarians, Happy Long weekend Rotarians! It was fantastic to see Rotarian Ian with his son and daughter-in-law at our meeting this week. Ian must eat his Weeties! It was also great to have Neil and Tania, friends of Rotarians Karen and Josh to share our meeting,...

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Our NYSF student- Belinda Kavic

Our NYSF student, Belinda Kavic addressed our meeting last week. She said that attendance at the NYSF in Canberra in January this year was quite opposite to hear expectation before she attended. She thought it would basically involve mostly classroom teaching, Instead...

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President Krista’s Notes – 28 Feb 2019

Dear Rotarians, Wow, wow, wow! Isn't our new website brilliant! Have you memorised your new STRONG password? This new space is amazing and demonstrates the impact we have in our community through our service visually. Not only is it our digital gateway into RCSL, but...

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Our new Website – Rotarian Dennis Tulk

Our website manager, Rotarian Dennis Tulk introduced our new website at last week’s meeting. Dennis said that the re-design of the website was necessitated by the need for security updates and to facilitate google search requirements to provide mobile preference,...

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Another Community Service Project Completed

Ten Rotarians and Club friend Marian Johnstone arrived at Glen Dhu Primary School On Thursday afternoon to manage the BBQs for the students Welcome Back BBQ. Members and friends were busy cooking sausages, Vegie burgers, onions and serving the teachers, students and...

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President Krista’s Notes – 21 Feb 2019

Dear Rotarians, It was a jam-packed evening last Thursday night. It was great to have AG Brett Williams come along and give us an update and a reminder on Rotary matters. Our guest speaker, Tom Harrison, gave us some interesting thoughts on the property market in...

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Tom Harrison from Harrison Humpreys Real Estate

Tom Harrison from the Harrison Humpreys Real Estate firm in Launceston was our guest speaker last week . Tom and his friend Ben Humpreys bought the business from their respective fathers a few years ago. Tom’s father Rob has been a Rotarian, so Tom said he was quite...

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Guatemala Literacy Project

On Carolyn Johnson’s second visit to the central highlands of Guatemala, she met a first-grade teacher who made a shocking confession. Before taking part in the Guatemala Literacy Project, the teacher was convinced that her students could not learn to read. “She said...

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President Krista’s Notes – 14 Feb 2019

Dear Rotarians, I would like to thank Past President Glenda for standing in for me last Thursday evening, I had an unfortunate date with the dentist and not the kind with dinner and flowers. Would Rotarian’s please make Thursday the 21st February 2019 meeting a high...

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Rotarian Les Baxter – his time in Bhutan

Our own member Les Baxter was the guest speaker. He gave an overview of his time in Bhutan. During that time Les was an Agricultural consultant, working specifically on a dis-ease in their citrus crop called 'Citrus Greening Disease' which had the potential to have a...

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