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					                                       ROTARY CLUB OF CONSTANTIA

                                             THE GRAPEVINE

                                                 09 Novenber 2010

 President: Bruce Dennison                                                   Secretary: Richard Rawson

 Volume 2010/11 Issue No.18


 Ian Felps had his hands full as Sergeant, not much to do with the length and number of items presented
 but more to do with the “enthusiasm” of the members.

                     President Bruce circulated a card to send to Gordy Anderson who is having a heart
                     bypass operation.

                     Denis Colcough has been undergoing medical investigations for a suspected pulmonary
                     Our thoughts are with them and we wish them both well

 Date          Grace              Introduction          Thanks        Sergeant       Attendance

9/11       Hugh F             -                     -               Fred K          Dietmar A

16/11      Ania K             Jacqui S              Kelly W         John R          Dannie K

23/11      Peter H            -                     -               Richard F       George A

30/11      Festive Dinner

Please remember if you are unable to attend, it is your responsibility to find someone to
stand in for you.

 On a Taxidermist's window:
 "We really know our stuff."
                         Implications of the US mid-term elections.

                         Kristen Thompson, Ambassadorial Scholar at UCT, who
                         stems from South Carolina, USA, will give us an insight
                         into this hot topic.

On a Plumber's truck:

"We repair what your husband fixed."

30 November 2010
                                       Watch this Space

On an Electrician's truck:
"Let us remove your shorts."

Where to start there are so many amazing things happening. Just to highlight a few.

Victoria Hospital: Ania King is working on a project to provide space for mothers to stay overnight when their
child is in hospital. An area above the paediatric ward has been identified which will need plans. This is
being investigated.
Youth: Jeremy has taken this over now Penne Tompkins has left. South Peninsula High have 13 members
in their Interact committee..
Erin Koepke. Abby Elsener, Toni Marraccini’s cookbook is going great guns. Constantia Rotary has
donated R15 000; Wynberg Rotary R5000 for the paper and the layout have also been donated. A book
launch is planned for 10 December at Kalk Bay Books.
Camp Footprints: All is on track for the 13 – 17 December.

"Best place in town to take a leak."

An interesting set of statistics
5 October - 14 apologies
12 October - 6 apologies
19 October - 9 apologies
26 October - 6 apologies
And if you take the silent members into acount it brings the average down to 67% for October.
In a Podiatrist's office:
"Time wounds all heels."
Editor: Ian Hart.