Bulletin # 14 - Week of 04 - 10 - 2007 Pride in Workmanship. Judy Stone, a tiny 4'10 1/2" performer was belting out songs in the "Bandstand" era... and today, Judy This special night - I noticed Misty Stone is still one of Australia's most consistent Reid from RC Salamander as popular Female Entertainers. As our "mistery guest visiting Rotarian - we enjoyed the speaker" for the night she gave us an amusing and company of many partners, guests anecdotal record of her life that showed Pride in her and supporters of the award winners. Art. After travelling throughout the country with "The Reg Lindsay Show", Judy began touring with Col Joye and, before long, became a regular There were two winners in the special member of the popular T.V. show, "Bandstand". It raffle: Doug Bairstow and Jenny was in the sixties that Judy's hit songs...I'll step Turner both went home with some down, Born a woman, 4003221 tears from now, nice bottles of wine. Sergeant Col established her as a recording artist as well as a T.V. had the evening off (but made some star. She was recognised by her country with the notes for next week!) and Gordon Australia Medal. It was an honour to have Judy Stone as our presenter for the Pride in Workmanship ROBERT HAAST Treble did an excellent job as MC. and Community Service Awards to: Robert has been employed with Hodges Butchery for 9 years and has always been on the front line at GWEN ROWE-SMITH customer service. Gwen, 12 years ago started the Port Stephens Rob is always friendly to the customers, with a ready Lantern Club, a fundraising organization for the Deaf smile and a great sense on humor. He is a very and Blind, and was president for 10 years, now important member of the team. taking the position of vice president. The organization has grown from a core of 6 in its AARON VATNER Members birthdays: infancy to currently 80 members.Gwen has Aaron has been a member of the staff of the Nelson 09 October - Phill Smith performed professionally in the theatrical world and Bay Golf Club Pro Shop for 8 years and is a reliable, 07 October - John Cropley 20 years ago she started the Music Makers now the honest and consistently hard- working employee. Partner birthdays: Tomaree Musical Theatre Company. She has written He has a genuine love and outstanding knowledge 11 October - Jenny Way and produced over 10 pantomimes incorporating the of all facets of the game of golf. This knowledge and Wedding anniversaries: talents of many young local children. his ability to share it with members and guests have 11 October - Lynette&Jim Booth made him a valuable asset. 11 October - Louise&Don McWilliam AM NOEL FINCH He has an open, friendly nature and a good sense of 06 October - Thelma & Clive Robinson Amongst many other community activities Noel humour which instantly appeals to all with whom he established the Tomaree Mature Aged Computer comes in contact. He effortlessly takes pride in all Club, which meets twice monthly, to assist those aspects of his work in the pro shop. who have an inherent fear of the computer. Noel has (and still does) encouraged many seniors to ROHAN SOULSBY overcome their fear of e-mail, e-photography and Rohan and his wife, Alison, moved to Anna Bay e-music so they can keep up to date with their form Warren 2 years ago. In 1993 The Rotary Club grandchildren!!!!!! of Warren sponsored Rohan to RYLA (Rotary Youth Member Duties: 11 October 2007 Leadership Award) and was asked to return the PAUL VERNON AND JIM EDWARDS following year as a leader. Door I: John Shaw Paul, drawing office manager, and Jim, draftsman, Rohan established his business Direct Auto Electrics have worked together for the past 4 years producing in the Shearwater Estate and specializes in auto Door II: John Stuhmcke electrics and recreational fishing boats. and managing the drawing set for the F/A -18 fleet Grace: Gordon Treble of fighter aircraft. Rohan delivers very professional service, personally Their work is regularly classed as “best practice’ by attended to, fairly priced and delivered when Club hospitality and promised. Henk Tobbe their many customers and always of the finest welcome guests: quality. Introduce speaker: Richard Turner Paul and Jim regularly apply their skills and Last but not least our own Peter Buckley was professional mastery to many community projects. recognised as a Rotarian who is always there to help Thank speaker: John Way others with his professional knowledge. Thank you Such projects have included the interpretive displays produced by the Rotary Club of Nelson Bay at Fly for all you have done and are doing for the club and Point and the layout for the Australia Day banners, the community, Peter!. 11 October 2007 logos and flyers for the Nelson Bay Australia Day committee. Mike and Josie Weeks will give an individual perspective on remote indigenous issues after seventeen years of hands on experience in the Territory. For Apologies please phone Darcy Redmond before Wednesday Noon on 02 4981 0111 or apologise On Line on the Club Web Site. If you have not apologised in time you may be liable for the cost of the meal as charged by the NB Bowling Club. AGM - 6th December Forms to nominate officers for next year are available from the secretary. Golf Day 2nd November All deserving recipients: (from left to right) Peter Buckley, Noel Finch, Steven Gee (for Paul Vernon and Myall Lakes weekend. Jim Edwards), Aaron Vatner, Gwen Rowe-Smith, Judy Stone AM, Rohan Soulsby and Robert Haast. Fri 9 - Sun 11 November Contact Bill Michel. Make it a habit: Visit (y)our web site: www.rotarynelsonbay.org Copyright: Rotary Club of Nelson Bay Inc - 2007.