Noti ces . ROTARY CLUB OF MURRAY BRIDGE MEETING # 2778 Bulletin # 14 2009 Calendars ha ve a rri ved. Toni ght all members will be gi ven 5 Rota ry Calenda rs each to sell . You will be gi ven a list of your previous yea rs sales so tha t you can follow up This week 30/09/08 the same clients. At this s tage i t seems that we will ha ve to try and sell TOPIC Sudanese Settlement more than the 5 as some previous yea r's organisa tions a re not ta king up SPEAKER Karen Ahrens the offer to sell and make money for themsel ves . CHAIRMAN John Scarvelis Thanks FELLOWSHIP Dave Mellen Ron Jeri cho, Calenda r Commi ttee Graham Peake RESERVE Kevin Prosser INVOCATION Dave Mellen Meeting venues. NATIONAL ANTH EM Graham Peake Rota rians please note the venue changes for our next 2 Cl ub Meetings . Next week we will be visi ting the Ramblers Clubrooms MEMBERS’ BIRTHDAYS The following week is a visi t to the Ambulance Centre. PARTNERS’BIRTHDAYS Please let others know about this so they do not turn up to the Golf Club WEDDING ANNIVERSARY and wonder where we all a re. Next week Wednesday 8 th October TOPIC Combined Services Meeting Youth Opportuni ties Gradua tion. SPEAKER On Fri da y 19th September I was pleased to present 19 young students CHAIRMAN Trevor Curtis wi th thei r Gradua tion Certifi ca tes for the la test round of Youth FELLOWSHIP Opportunities Course a t the Murra y Bridge High School . This progra m is a grea t communi ty servi ce opportuni ty for our Rota ry Club because the RESERVE experiences and changes tha t occur through the pa rti cipants di rectl y INVOCATION rela te back to the quali ty of our local community. If we can support the NATIONAL ANTH EM growth of sel f moti va ted young people to enter our local work force then Following Week 14/10/08 we all win. TOPIC SA Ambulance – Vocational Visit SPEAKER Short Term Youth Exchange. CHAIRMAN Daryl Webb On Sunda y we hos ted the de-briefing for the s tudents invol ved in the FELLOWSHIP Jack Redden Short Term Youth Exchange wi th New Zealand. This meeting provided an Wayne Richards opportuni ty for the Dis tri ct 9520 s tudents and thei r pa rents and RESERVE Phil Rosewall counsellors to review the effecti veness of the Exchange Program by INVOCATION Jack Redden confi rming good fea tures and hi ghlighti ng aspects whi ch need to change. NATIONAL ANTH EM Wayne Richards Our Cl ub sponsored 3 s tudents in the last round of Exchanges , but unfortuna tel y we ha ve been unable to find any local parti cipants for the next Exchange in 2009. Australian Girls Choir – reported by Sam Cozens Our Rotary Club was honoured to have a significant role in the visit of the MEETING Number 2777 23/09/08 Australian Girls Choir. Total Membership 51 Dis tri ct sta tis tics 42 Our membership was delighted to host twenty two of the girls. M any thanks to the hosts who so willingly took on the role of temporary parents Number Present 29 69% for the young girls while they were in M urray Bridge- Sam and Liz Cozens, Trevor and Beverley Curtis, Ian and Barb Elston, Gary and M arg Apologies H.Beaucha mp A.Ha y Fischer, Bruce and Ruth Frazer, M urray and Chris Jarvis, Ron and Sabine B.Murdoch M.Klem Jericho, Jim and Vicki M ason, Jack and M ig Redden, Jerry and Kerry Wilson. G.Wilson P.Rosewall G.Peake G.Ma rch Our pre-concert Rotary M eeting at Trevor and Beverley’s home was a great I.Winter J.Stocker success with lots of fun had by all. Highlights included a magnificent W.Ja ckson B.Kompier rendition of the National Anthem conducted by Don M cLean with the K.Male B.Lewis assistance of the Australian Girls Choir. Lucky people who had a birthday Make Ups during the week also had a special presentation of the birthday song. Leave of Absence Steve Sma rt Ma rga ret Whi tehead Past Rotarian Dave Carman provided a tasty chicken meal with a variety of salads. A number of our partners organised a dessert of fruits followed by Rotarian visitors Jill Newman tea and coffee. Youth Exchange Pia Mi dtturn Eie Guests Bev Curtis Li z Cozens The patio setting at the Curtis household was a great environment for the Ma rg Fis cher Sue Fos ter Bronwyn Lehmann festivities. An excited buzz prevailed through the whole meeting. Thanks Ruth Fra zer Jan Blight June Whimpress Trevor and Beverley for making this area available for the occasion. Louella Gra y Sa bine Jeri cho Kerry Wilson Rosema ry Ma cCulloch Mi g Redden Bev Sca rvelis Then we all moved on to the concert in the High School Gymnasium. And Meril yn Schultz Vi cki Mason what a night of great entertainment from the visiting and local young musicians. The gymnasium was packed with a highly appreciative audience Terrence & Lyndall Schliebs to hear and see the Internationally famous Australian Girls Choir perform. Raffle Not to be outdone the local M urraylands Schools Choir rose to the occasion Heads & Tails with their selection of songs, and their act was followed by a Concert Band performance with musicians drawn from schools and the local community. Calendar Draw 23/09/08 M embers of the High School Staff prepared a great thankyou dinner on the WON BY # SOLD BY following Wednesday evening for the hosting parents. This was also a great $100 M ark Scott 210 Lawn Tennis Club occasion to reflect upon the success of the visit of the girls, and to M urray Bridge recognise the contribution of our local community to enable such a visit to $30 Blight & O'Neil 047 Bli ght & O’Neil occur. For our Rotary M embership we should recognise the importance of M urray Bridge the liaison we have between our Club and the High School especially $20 Leeanne Piazza 800 Ga ry Ma rch through Helen Peake and M erilyn Klem. The local community and both M urray Bridge organisations benefit through this cooperative liaison.
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