Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #18-19 12


Week of 10th September, 2018


President Daryl opened the meeting with 14 members in attendance. Members sat down to another wonderful meal and discussed the following:

  • Wayne reminded all members of the ROC Matekeepers evening next week with David Post as guest speaker. This is open to all community members.  Come along, learn a bit about mental health and maybe you may just save a life.

  • We had 12 players at our last bingo evening. Wayne discussed with participants the possibility of changing venue and all participants agreed to the move. The board will now finalise the decision.

  • The Driver Simulator is coming to Coolamon Central School. It was at the school on Thursday and Friday and all accounts indicate that is was a big hit with he students with all year 10,11 and 12 having the opportunity to have a go. Big thanks go to Dave for organising it and to Berni for putting Frank up for the night.

  • The Gears and Beers roster is out. we still need a member on the cowabie and Wade st corner from 8:30am. if you can help out it would be much appreciated. The Van roster for the afternoon is still to come. The Van will be in the Parkhurst car park. We  also need to be promoting Coolamon on the day, so please get baking with some ANZAC biscuits and let Daryl know how many you have available for the day

  • Dave informed members of two new opportunities for the youth in Coolamon. The first is RYLA open to 18-25 year olds with workshop and talks on youth leadership. Nominations close in November, so if you know anyone that fits that bill please let us know. It was also suggested that RYLA be advertised in the chronicle.  The second opportunity is RYPEN a youth leadership opportunity for 15 year olds in yr 9. The Coolamon Central School will be approached for nominations for this opportunity. However, members are reminded that many of Coolamon's youth go to Wagga for School that this opportunity is open to these students as well. So if you have a worthy nomination let Dave know.

  • Henk gave us a report and informed use that the club was doing well finacially, but we are still waiting on some membership fees.

  • $600 dollars will be donated to the Randle family, from the proceeds from sale of steak and sausage sandwiches at last months 'More that words' event

  • The Rotary Local community compassionate giving program has a sponsor in Beyond Bank. The first recipients of this program, the Studholme family, will receive  $5000 dollars in total.

  • There was a discussion about how Coolamon Rotary could help Temora residents with Brodies Bounce this year, to help support Nate Harden and his children who recently lost both wife and mother to cancer. Unfortunately Coolamon Club is somewhat stretched at the moment.

  • Reminder tat there is still some wood to be cut at Waynes. Strong backs and skills with a chainsaw welcome on Saturday soon.

  • There was a discussion on the constitutional requirements for honorary members.

  • The Gamain bike track is looking good. Currently waiting on funding from council to get the gravel for the track.



ON THE LIGHTER SIDE


Hopefully the students in the driver simulator are not as scary as this is

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Which famous person made this quote? 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” 

 

DIARY


* Monday, 24th September - Guest speaker: David Post, on Rural Outreach Counselling's Mate Keeper program. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Monday, 1st  October -  no meeting (public holiday).

* Monday,  22nd October - Guest speaker: Leo De Kroo on his  life in the 60’s - De Kroo Brothers  up until now. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

* denotes partner & guest night



COMMUNITY EVENTS


Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Gears and Beers so far has raised!!!!!



REMINDERS


Annual subscription fees are due.

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles
 

September is Basic Education & Literacy Month


 




DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

Assistant Governor (Area 6): Paul Weston

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019

 

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019


President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North

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Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #18-19 11


Week of 10th September, 2018


President Daryl opened the meeting with 15 members in attendance and guest speaker John Nixon  and Wayne's guest Helen. Members and guest sat down to a delicious meal and discussed the following:

  • The very successful Gaiman Trivia Night which was enjoyed a great deal by those Rotary members that attended. Coolamon was able to field two tables. Table Rotary Won lived up to its name and was the winner for the night. The second table, Rotary First,  was unfortunately underrepresented due to a forgetful member or two and took out the wooden spoon.

  • We got a report on Jackson's progress in Finland. He is now with his final host family who apparently enjoy hunting and Jackson is absolutely loving he experience.

  •  The Junior football presentation went well, with a great deal of frantic cooking, but a successful night.

  • All members are asked to give their apologies via Ian next week as John N will be away.

  • Beers and Gears will need eight intersections covered on the day  - we were reminded that the course will be run in reverse from what it has in the past. Volunteers are sought to man the intersections. Please put you name forward if you can assist.

  • Bingo is Thursday the 13th Septemeber.

  • The driver simulator is coming on the 20th and 21st of September. Two people will need to be billeted for the night. If you can do so that would be most helpful. Please contact Daryl.

  •  Wayne has now got a firm date for the ROC Matekeeper workshop which will be a the Coolamon Sport and Recreation Club at 6:30 on the 24th of September. All community members are welcome and Rotarians are encouraged to attend. This will be in place of our normal Rotary meeting night on the 24th. Finger food will be provided.

  • Sunday the 30th September, the same day as the Beers and Gears, Howard will be having an open day at he convent and has also volunteered the convent as the site for raising money for Rotary during the all-of-town garage sale in October. Members are encouraged to bring any unwanted items they think would be suitable to sell in the sale to the convent prior to the day.


After a pleasant meal we all gave our attention to our guest speaker


Guest speaker - Jon Nixon


John Nixon came to speak to us from Can Assist which is a community-based charity to help the sufferers and their carers through their fight with cancer

John began his talk by giving his own personal history with cancer and the role that Can Assist played in helping him and his family. Whilst living in Temora, both of John's parents fought cancer. His mother fought and lost her battle with pancreatic cancer and his father fought and won his battle with prostate cancer; in both cases, Can Assist Temora was there to help the family through this difficult time by providing assistance with accommodation and travel for appointments with specialists and helping the carer in the family cope. John then informed us all of his own battle with bowel cancer which started with a trip to the blood bank and resulted in an immediate referral to the doctor because his iron levels were dangerously low. At this point, John had a proportion of his bowel removed, started chemotherapy and learned that his mother had been a carrier of a genetic condition that often resulted in a 50% chance of getting cancer, a condition he had inherited. Knowing what Can Assist Temora had done to help support his parents, John now found himself seeking their assistance too.

On winning his battle with cancer, John moved to Wagga Wagga and was amazed that Wagga didn't have a Can Assist association to help cancer sufferers and their families. So last year in October, the call went out to the Wagga community to start a local branch and an executive team was voted in, which includes John as president. John emphasized that Can Assist and the Cancer Council do very good work but that they operate under different principles and objectives. The Cancer Council is a charitable organisation that is seeking to implement preventative strategies and find treatments and cures for cancer and as such need paid staff and are national in nature. In contrast, Can Assist is local, raising money for local people through volunteer efforts such that all money raised in the local area stays in the local area and is only used to support the people and their families touched by cancer. Can Assist has 52 branches across NSW, with over 3000 active members.

Can Assist Wagga now has Lilier Lodge as accommodation and is helping families with travel and even respite care. John told use of one gentleman whose wife was fighting cancer and due to family upheaval was also having to care for his autistic granddaughter, a circumstance which made it very difficult to even visit his wife in hospital. Can Assist was able to assist with getting respite care so this gentleman could have some time for himself, an important factor in making sure carers cope with the stress the situation brings. Wagga Can Assist is currently supporting 35 clients and their families including John's own son who is fighting liver cancer.

Clients are NOT approached and Can Assist is completely confidential; doctors and welfare officers will recommend Can Assist to clients. Can Assist operates on a open trust arrangement with assistance being offered to all referred clients; on rare occasions that trust and assistance is abused in which case no further assistance is offered.

Discussion then turned to how the Coolamon community could support the Coolamon residents, as currently clients from Coolamon have been accessing the Wagga Can Assist branch. Recognising that we as a community need to work to support such residents, Wayne invited John to speak and be present at the ROC Matekeeper evening on the 24th September as it was acknowledged that those touched by cancer (and their carers) often have mental health issues as well. It is hoped that this will help raise awareness for both in the community.

Dick thanked John for his hard hitting and thought-provoking talk



 




A Fun Trivia Night


The winning table of Rotarians at the Gamain Trivia Night



Alex won the crab crawl...did anyone doubt he wouldn't?



 



ON THE LIGHTER SIDE


After the by election in Wagga last week and the recent Leadership spill

List of people I trust | LIST OF POLITICIANS I TRUST IN CANBERRA | image tagged in list of people i trust | made w/ Imgflip meme maker

 


QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Which famous person made this quote? 

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at a time of challenge and controversy.” 

 

DIARY


Monday, 17th September - Club AssemblyCoolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

* Monday, 24th September - Guest speaker: David Post, on Rural Outreach Counselling's Mate Keeper program. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Monday, 1st  October -  no meeting (public holiday).

* Monday,  22nd October - Guest speaker: Leo De Kroo on his  life in the 60’s - De Kroo Brothers  up until now. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

* denotes partner & guest night



COMMUNITY EVENTS


Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Gears and Beers so far has raised!!!!!



REMINDERS


Annual subscription fees are due.

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles
 

September is Basic Education & Literacy Month


 




DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

Assistant Governor (Area 6): Paul Weston

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019

 

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019


President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North

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Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-10


Week of 3rd September, 2018


President Daryl welcomed 19 members & guests Helen L, plus Phil McIntosh, Frank Fuller and David Byfield from Wollundry Rotary Club.

Daryl reminded members of the catering for the Junior Football & Netball awards night catering on Friday from 6 to 8 pm - 4 or so members required.

Paul read out correspondence, including reply letter from Coolamon Shire Council about our concern about toilets behind fire station.

Paul went to Junee Rotary Club as AG and had some interesting discussions; of the five clubs in our district that he oversees, Coolamon & Temora are the healthiest.  Paul is planning to meet with each of the clubs individually and discuss ways to build on their strengths.

Wayne spoke on his visit to the Temora club last Monday to talk about membership.  While there, their ‘moo-poo’ fundraiser was discussed; we might get some ideas as to an alternative way we might run our moo-poo fundraiser.

Wayne also talked on the ROC Coolamon Matekeeper Workshop and asked for our support of that night on Monday, September 24.

The District 9700 driving simulator will be at Coolamon Central School on Sept 20 & 21; our club is footing the bill, and we're looking for member(s) to put up the two operators for the night to 20 Sept. If interested, please let President Daryl know.  

Guest speaker Phil McIntosh spoke on the planning for Gears & Beers, which will be held on on Sunday, September 30. He emphasised the importance of our own safety when on checkpoints.  The longest ride, the Dirty 130, will have about 800 riders, up from the 450 last year.  The two rides that come through Coolamon have been reversed and will now come out to Marrar first and then through Coolamon on their way to Wagga.  Due to the anticipated increase in riders, we will need extra food at the food station at the roundabout in Coolamon.

The raffle was won by John N.

 

On the lighter side




 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Which famous person made this quote? 

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently”.

 

Diary


Friday, 7th September - Catering for Junior Football & Netball Awards Night, Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 6:00 pm.

* Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night, Ganmain Hall, 6:30 pm. See Community Events below for more details.

* Monday, 10th September - Guest speaker: John Nixon, on  CanAssist.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, 13th September - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Wayne L (Captain), Dave, Bruce & Howard.

* Monday, 24th September - Guest speaker: David Post, on Rural Outreach Counselling's Mate Keeper program. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Monday, 1st  October -  no meeting (public holiday).

* Monday,  22nd October - Guest speaker: Leo De Kroo on his  life in the 60’s - De Kroo Brothers  up until now. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

* denotes partner & guest night



Community Events


Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night, Ganmain Hall. 6:30 pm. $15 at the door (tables of 8).  Complimentary tea/coffee and sweets. Bar facilities available (no BYO).

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears followed by Antique Fire Engine Muster, Coolamon.

Gears and Beers so far has raised!!!!!


Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due.

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles
 

September is Basic Education & Literacy Month


 




DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

Assistant Governor (Area 6): Paul Weston

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019

 

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019


President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North

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Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-9


Week of 27th August, 2018


President Daryl welcomed 21 members & guests Ann, Lorraine, Jan, Chez, Warren Charlton & Lee Steer

Though our guest speaker was unfortunately unable to attend on the evening a enjoyable night was had by all. Points of discussion were;

  • Daryl thanked all those who helped with the catering on Saturday’s charity event for the Randle family. Henk reported did that the food van went at above event - made $550

  • Food van has to be registered soon & Mark R has completed doing the electrics in the van.

  • Our proposed guest speaker Jake forgot to turn up to do his talk, so there were some disappointed guests

  • David Post to talk on Sept 24 to talk on Mate Keeper program.

  • Wayne reminded members that we need to help cut up the firewood opposite his place for the next firewood raffle.

  • Neil reminded those rostered onto the next Bingo on Sept 13

  • - see diary below

  • Myffy was commended on the last issue of the Chronicle

  • Howard offered to have the garage sale to raise funds for the Rotary sponsored drought appeal at the Old Convent on the same day as the Monster Town Garage Sale


Jan N won the raffle

See Quote of the week,  Club Diary & Community events below.


On the lighter side


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QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Which famous person made this quote? - To win a  raffle ticket

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving".

 

Diary


Monday, 3rd  September - Guest speaker:  Phil McIntosh from Wollundry Club to inform us about planning for Beers & Gears.  Coolamon Sport and Rec Club,           6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Friday, September 7th - Catering for Junior Football & Netball at Sports Club

* Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall

* Monday, 10th September - Guest speaker: John Nixon, .on  CanAssist.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club,           6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Wayne L (Captain),  Dave, Bruce & Howard.

* Monday, 24th September - Guest speaker: David Post, .on  Mate Keeper program.   

Coolamon Sport and Rec Club,           6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears  & then Fire Engine Muster

Monday, 1st  October -  no meeting   

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall

Beers & Gears event & Fire Engine Muster, on September 30th


Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

August is International Month of Membership and New Club Development


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DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
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Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-8


Week of 20th August, 2018


President Daryl welcomed 13 members and presented Dave McK with his director's badge as he was away on the changeover night. We all then enjoyed a beautiful steak and veges & banana fritters for desert.

As there was no speaker on the evening we discussed upcoming events, including:

  •  the planning for catering at this w/e event for the Randall family fundraiser. A roster sent around, but there are a few gaps to be filled.  If you are able to help on the day please let Secretary Paul know.

  • Jake the local police officer will be guest speaker next week. Should be an interesting evening!

  • Friday Sept 7 -  Junior football & netball presentation night;  we are catering at the back of the Sport & Rec Club & our club is covering the cost of the meat.

  • Motion approved that we donate $1000 to the drought appeal which we will send to David Benn, the local coordinator.

  • Daryl brought up the possibility of changing venue for Bingo to the Uniting Church hall;  it was decided that the 6 captains will have a meeting to discuss.


The winner for the correct answer in the Bulletin was Dick J.

John Bond was the lucky winner of the raffle.

See Quote of the week,  Club Diary & Community events below.


WE STAND WITH YOU


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For all the those on the land doing it tough in the drought, please know that Coolamon Rotary will help you stand strong when your legs start to give out. Just say the word.

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Which leader made this quote? 

'The future starts today, not tomorrow!'

 

Diary


Saturday, 25th August - Randall Family ‘More Than Words’ Charity Day - see roster in recent email.

*Monday, 27th August - Guest speaker: Jake our local police officer.  Coolamon Sport and Rec Club,  6:30 for 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 3rd September - Guest speakers: Phil McIntosh & David Byfield (Wollundry Rotary) / Gears & Beers 2018.  Coolamon Sport and Rec Club,  6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Friday, September 7th - Catering for Junior Football & Netball at Sports Club

* Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall

* Monday, 10th September - Guest speaker: John Nixon, CanAssist.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Wayne L (Captain), Dave, Bruce & Howard.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears  followed by Coolamon Fire Engine Muster.

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall, put your name down if you want to be a part of the rotary table/s

Beers & Gears event & Fire Engine Muster, on September 30th


Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

August is International Month of Membership and New Club Development


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DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
Posted in Bulletins by Sarah Collins. Comments Off on Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-8

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-7


Week of 13th August, 2018


In lieu of a regular meeting, this week we hosted a special speaker in the form of Robyn Lewis, a former ice addict who spoke about her remarkable recovery.   Several member of the Coolamon Lions club were present, along with a few students at Coolamon Central School and other members of the community.  Robyn described how she became addicted to numerous substances (simultaneously) and wrestled with this crippling affliction for 17 years.  Along the way, she became estranged from her daughter and saw her partner and several friends meet violent ends, either at the hands of others in the drug community or their own hand.  Robyn supported her drug habit mainly by shoplifting, which is apparently a common source of income for many drug addicts and has become a significant financial burden on many retailers.  Amazingly, Robyn has been able to turn her life around, largely due to the efforts of SMART Recovery, an international program that assists addicts in kicking their drug habits.

It was truly inspiring to see how Robyn has been able to resume a normal, productive life.  Robyn is now employed full time and has made it her mission to inform others about the dangers of ice and other addictive substances, mostly on her own dime.  Robyn has been frustrated, however, by the unwillingness of school districts to allow her to spread the word to school-aged children, which is probably where this education is needed most.  The club will be pursuing various angles to see if inroads can be made to the schools.

President Daryl thanks Robyn Lewis after her presentation.



The club thanked Robyn by presenting her with a financial contribution to help defray the cost of travelling to various locations in the area to give similar presentations.



ON THE LIGHTER SIDE


A lesson on how consultants can make a difference in an organization:

Last week, we took some friends to a new restaurant, 'Steve's Place,' and noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. It seemed a little strange. When the bus-boy brought our water and utensils, I observed that he also had a spoon in his shirt pocket. Then I looked around and saw that all the staff had spoons in their pockets. When the waiter came back to serve our soup I inquired, 'Why the spoon?'

'Well, 'he explained, 'the restaurant's owner hired Andersen Consulting to revamp all of our processes. After several months of analysis, they concluded that the spoon was the most frequently dropped utensil. It represents a drop frequency of approximately 3 spoons per table per hour. If our personnel are better prepared, we can reduce the number of trips back to the kitchen and save 15 man-hours per shift.'

As luck would have it, I dropped my spoon and he replaced it with his spare. 'I'll get another spoon next time I go to the kitchen instead of making an extra trip to get it right now.' I was impressed.

I also noticed that there was a string hanging out of the waiter's fly. Looking around, I saw that all of the waiters had the same string hanging from their flies. So, before he walked off, I asked the waiter, 'Excuse me, but can you tell me why you have that string right there?'

'Oh, certainly!' Then he lowered his voice. 'Not everyone is so observant. That consulting firm I mentioned also learned that we can save time in the restroom.
By tying this string to the tip of our you-know-what, we can pull it out without touching it and eliminate the need to wash our hands, shortening the time spent in the restroom by 76.39%.'

I asked quietly, 'After you get it out, how do you put it back in?'

'Well,' he whispered, 'I don't know about the others, but I use the spoon.'

 

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Answer to last week's Quote of the Week: The 'J' stands for "genius"!  Hardly!


Diary


*Monday, 20th August - Guest speaker: Phil McIntosh & David Byfield, Wollundry Rotary (Gears & Beers).  Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Saturday, 25th August - Randle Family ‘More Than Words’ Charity Day. Roster will be established at Monday's meeting, so if you're unable to attend on Monday but would like to help out on the day, please let Daryl know.

Monday, 27th August - Regular meeting.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

* Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall

* Monday, 10th September - Guest speaker: John Nixon, CanAssist.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Wayne L (Captain),  Dave, Bruce & Howard.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears  & then Fire Engine Muster

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


 


Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: vacant
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

August is International Month of Membership and New Club Development


Image result for Rotary august month


DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
Posted in Bulletins by Paul. Comments Off on Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-7

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819 – 6


Week of 6th August, 2018


President Daryl welcomed 13 members plus guest Helen L.

We all enjoyed some delicious steamed dumplings for entree & a beaut chicken main course.

Points of discussion for the night included:

  • Daryl reminded members of the guest speaker Robyn Lewis next week.

  • Neil did a little promo for Bingo, which generated some ideas from members, including posting a sign indicating the location of Allawah Community Centre.

  • If apologising later than midday on Monday, please give the restaurant a call directly on 6927 3552 or Gilbert on 0438 273 438;  please avoid phoning John N after that time as numbers have been given to restaurant by then.

  • Dave Post has asked Wayne to talk to us about gathering more Mate Keepers in our local community & the possibility of having a public meeting to promote the concept - a date to be organised.

  • Wayne is asking for volunteers to help cut firewood out front of his place.

  • Trivia Night in Ganmain, on Saturday September 8th - Rotary Club asked to support with a table or two.

  • Neil promoted Centurian Club for more members to sign up by finding forms on the District website.

  • Our club will provide catering out of the food van for the Fire Engine Muster on Sept. 30th.

  • After discussion, we will pursue further the opportunity of having retro or vintage caravans here on the Easter Saturday market day.



On the Lighter Side


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QUOTE OF THE WEEK


Recently Putin asked Trump:  what does the ‘J’ stand for in Donald J Trump”?   What was his answer to Putin?


Diary


Thursday, 9th August - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Neil (captain), Garth, Bern & Ivan.

*Monday, 13th August - Guest speaker: Robyn Lewis, drug addiction awareness. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm. No dinner, just finger foods.

Wednesday, 15th August - Board meeting. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 20th August - Guest speaker: Phil McIntosh, Wollundry Rotary (Gears & Beers).  Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Saturday, 25th August - Randle Family ‘More Than Words’ Charity Day

* Saturday, 8th September - Advance Ganmain Trivia Night in Ganmain Hall

* Monday, 10th September - Guest speaker: John Nixon, .on  CanAssist.   Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo.  Community Centre Hall, 7:00-10:00. Wayne L (Captain),  Dave, Bruce & Howard.

Sunday, 30th September - Beers & Gears  & then Fire Engine Muster

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Guest speaker Robyn Lewis will be speaking at the Coolamon sports and recreation club from 7:30 on drug and alcohol awareness. All community members are welcome. 


Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: 
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

August is International Month of Membership and New Club Development Month


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DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
Posted in Bulletins by Sarah Collins. Comments Off on Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819 – 6

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819 – 5


Week of 30th July


Sixteen members plus guests Helen were present to enjoy our weekly meeting. A delicious steak was served and the discussion for the general meeting was held. Discussion points for the evening included:

  • New benches for the food van have been installed and are looking good. The electrical work still needs to be completed and will be done so shortly so the van can be ready for the 25th of August for the Randle family fund raiser. Some discussion ensued about the gas powered water heater in the van with concerns that it cannot be emptied effectively because it's bolted to the benchtop. There was general agreement to look into the possibility of getting an electrical water heater that can be emptied, however the electrical load in the van will be a consideration.

  • The club was successful in getting a grant from the Dick Smith Compassionate Giving program that is run through Rotary. Initially the application was for the amount of $3200, with $1600 being donated by our club. However the program suggested increasing the funding to $5000 if the club could find additional donors.  Beyond Band will contribute $900, making up the shortfall.   The money will go to the Studholm family who have ongoing care needs as Will Studholm recovers from a brain aneurism suffered two years ago.

  • Rural Outreach Counselling, Inc has approached the Coolamon Shire to help implement the Mate Keepers program in Coolamon. Mate Keepers will be community members who will keep their 'ear to the ground' in order to support people in the local community with mental health issues. Rotary members in attendance all agreed it was worthwhile and agreed to lend support any way they could to get the program running as a part of Rural Outreach Counselling.

  • Representatives from Wollundry will be here on the 20th to discuss the club's assistance with Gears and Beers, which will be held on the October long weekend.

  •  A committee needs to be formed to start planning for the New Year's Eve celebration in Coolamon.

  • Neil is planning to hold another Peace Day dinner in March of next year. In mid-February there will be a ceremony conducted in Coolamon by both Christian and Muslim representatives to demonstrate that peace is for everyone.

  • Wayne gave us the good news that there are two potential new members for the club. There was the suggestion that we run a small advertising campaign that Rotary is not just a 'men's club' and that it has representatives from both genders and all walks of life.

  • Congratulations to the Chronicle which is starting its third year.

  • There was a suggestion that we hold a music festival  with Music 4 Mates as a community event to lift spirits given the dry currently being experienced.

  • Wayne has had contact from the End Trachoma project of District 9700 and lent his experience and connections to helping to transport much needed goods to Alice Springs.

  • Robin Lewis will be coming to talk drug and alcohol issues on the 13th August.  It will be a general community night starting at 7:30 pm with finger food to be served. An invitation to the community will be posted and the school will be invited.

  • The opening night for the art exhibition at the Up To Date store went off really well with approximately 180 people in attendance. Carol Stuart won the Rotary-sponsored section of Fakes and Forgeries for $200.

  • Community Youth Worker Lewis Greer was recently appointed and has been invited as a guest speaker to talk on his role.

  • A roster will be put out for the Randle Family fund raiser on the 25th August. Profits on the day will go to support the family.

  • Lions has asked if Rotary can assist with the food van for the Fire Museum muster on Sunday the 31st September.


On the Lighter Side


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Diary


Monday, 6th August - Regular meeting. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, 9th August - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Neil (captain), Garth, Bern & Ivan.

*Monday, 13th August - Guest speaker: Robyn Lewis, drug addiction awareness. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Wednesday, 15th August - Board meeting. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 20th August - Guest speaker: Phil McIntosh, Wollundry Rotary (Gears & Beers). Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Wayne (Captain),  Dave,  Bruce & Howard.

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Up to Date Art exhibition Friday 27th July  - 12th August, For further information please email: [email protected]




Reminders


Annual subscription fees are due

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the Secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: 
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

August is International Month of Membership and New Club Development Month


Image result for Rotary august month


DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
Posted in Bulletins by Sarah Collins. Comments Off on Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819 – 5

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-4


Week of 23rd July


Sixteen members plus guests Helen L, Jann N and Jan B were on hand to enjoy our weekly meeting.  The meeting kicked off with a group phone call to our outbound exchange student Jackson, who is halfway through his stay in Finland.  Jackson is apparently thoroughly enjoying his time in Finland and getting quite thoroughly immersed in the culture.

phone conversation

Jann N, Jan B and Bernie chat to Jackson on the other side of the world.



The highlight of the evening was John Nulty’s talk about his recent trip to Vietnam, where he, his two sons and a group of army comrades visited a number of sites of significance to his army detachment, mainly to honour fallen mates.  It was an emotional experience for John, but quite satisfying to see how the country has largely mended after the devastating military conflict that took place there in the 1960s.  Vietnam is now a tourist destination, with modern hotels catering to the tourist trade.  Judging from the number of rubber plantations John and his crew visited, rubber seems to be a major crop.  John was particularly impressed with a military museum in Hanoi which had displays documenting military uniforms and techniques through the ages. Daryl thanked John for a most interesting presentation and presented him with one of our new Coolamon Rotary pen and torch sets.

Daryl thanks John N

John N looks very pleased with his new Coolamon Rotary pen and torch set, presented to him by President Daryl.



Ted led an entertaining fine session, as usual, and the evening concluded with a raffle which was won by Julie.

 

On the Lighter Side




Diary


Monday, 30th July - Club Assembly. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Monday, 6th August - Regular meeting. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, 9th August - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Neil (captain), Garth, Bern & Ivan.

*Monday, 13th August - Guest speaker: Robyn Lewis, drug addiction awareness. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 20th August - Guest speaker: Phil McIntosh, Wollundry Rotary (Gears & Beers). Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Wayne (Captain),  Dave,  Bruce & Howard.

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Up to date Art exhibition Friday 27th July  - 12th August, For further information please email: [email protected]




Reminders


Annual subscription fees will be due from next week

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the Secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: 
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

 


DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North
Posted in Bulletins by Paul. Comments Off on Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-4

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #1819-3


Week of 16th July


We once again had a small but dedicated turn out of Rotarians this week and Wayne brought his lovey wife Helen along for a very nice meal. As it was a fellowship  and brainstorming meeting, there was no guest speaker on the night but the conversation was exceptionally interesting and productive. A number of charities that Coolamon Rotary might like to fund were discussed as were potential guest speakers. On other news, Lucia arrived home safely. There will be a briefing by Wollundry Rotary on our involvement with the Gear and Beers event for this year on the 20th of August - it is apparently shaping up to be a big year with approximately 725 participants for the Dirty 130 ride. Neil also informed us that bingo had a small but dedicated showing. Wayne informed us he had a yarn with Trevor who is apparently very lethargic but slowly recovering and looking on the bright side of life. He is hoping to get back to Rotary at some point. Members also discussed the possibility of a social function this year in hopes of promoting fellowship.

A lengthy discussion ensued when Myffy raised some the issues she had encountered while producing the Chronicle. She has found that a number of service organisations in the shire are struggling and in many instances doubling up on events and causes. This raised a discussion on how to better coordinate community efforts in order to better benefit those in need. A solution was not clearly forthcoming but all members acknowledged the issue and agreed that a concerted effort was bound to yield some meaningful results.

The club would like to remind members to please put in their apologies if they do not intend to come to the Monday meeting. Not doing so is creating difficulty for the restaurant and the club in terms of preventing waste and containing costs. From now on, if an apology is not given, you will be charged for the cost of the meal.

Charity funding options

President Daryl is very interested in your ideas for charity funding so if you have one please get in contact with him.  The potential charities that were discussed were :

  • Bear Cottage - A palliative care facility for children which is community funded

  • End Trachoma - Trachoma is an eye infection that causes blindness in and is endemic in rural and remote aboriginal populations in Australia, the only first world nation that has this disease prevalent in a population

  • Mental Health awareness

  • Drug and alcohol awarenss

  • Purple House

  • ROMAC

  • Legacy - which is being supported by our district and looking to make a centennial time capsule to commemorate the anniversary of the armistice to end WWI. District Governor John is looking to form a committee of interested people; if you would like to participate please let John know.

  • Polio Plus - District Governor John is going to be putting on a district-wide bike relay to raise money to help finally eradicate polio. He is looking for committee members that would be interested in helping with the Coolamon leg of the relay.


Potential Guest speakers

A number of guest speakers are hoping to be lined up over the next few months. These include:

  • West Wylong resident Robyn Lewis who is a recovering ice addict. We are looking to get her to speak in the 13th of August. Her story sounds absolutely fascinating and very informative.  Robyn has recently been asked to serve on a national committee for drug and alcohol abuse.

  • John Nixon from Can Assist  for cancer patient treatment and care

  • Jason from the Office of Environment and Heritage to talk on environmental legislation, particularly regarding trees

  • John Nulty on his recent trip to Vietnam

  • The local police officer to talk on road safety and other community related issues.


 

Lucia now safely home in Germany


Lucia, our exchange student for the past year, is now at home in Germany.  We received the photo below from Lucia showing the welcome she received at the airport from her mother and brothers.  Keep in touch, Lucia!



 

 

 



 


Diary


Monday, July 23rd - Regular meeting. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Monday, July 30th - Regular meeting. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 13th August - Guest speaker: Robyn Lewis, drug addiction awareness. Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

*Monday, 20th August - Guest speaker: Phil McIntosh, Wollundry Rotary (Gears & Beers). Coolamon Sport and Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Thursday, August 9th - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Neil (captain), Garth, Bern & Ivan.

Thursday, September 13th - Bingo. Allawah Lodge, 7:00-10:00. Wayne (Captain),  Dave,  Bruce & Howard.

* denotes partner & guest night


Community Events


Up to date Art exhibition Friday 27th July  - 12th August, For further information please email: [email protected]




Reminders


Annual subscription fees will be due from next week

Please get your working with children check completed and give the number and expiry date to the Secretary ASAP. Failure to do so may mean you are not covered insurance wise when you volunteer at events.

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF COOLAMON Inc. 2018-19


Chartered March 3rd, 1971; Sponsoring Club Narrandera Rotary Club
 
President: Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
President-Elect: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Service Projects: 
Secretary: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Treasurer: Henk Hulsman 6927 3486
Rotary Foundation Director: Neil Munro 6927 3156
Club Admin Director:  Daryl Breust 0409 551 140
Youth Director: Dave McKinley 6927 8553
Membership Director: Wayne Lewis 6927 3501
Public Image Directors: Myffy Collette 6927 6313 / Bernadette Milne
Immediate Past President: Paul Weston  6927 2972
Sergeant @ Arms: Ted Hutcheon 6927 3349
Bulletin Editor: Sarah Collins 0448 118 003 and Grahame Miles

 


DISTRICT 9700 2018-19



District Governor: John Glassford {Membership Retention} Coolamon

District Governor-Elect: John McKenzie {Service Projects} Orange North

District Governor Nominee {New District}: Michael Moore

Immediate Past District Governor: George Weston {Youth} Leeton

Foundation Director: PDG David Kennedy {Foundation} Blayney

Secretary: PP David Benn {Administration} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Treasurer Finance & Audit: PP Doug Conkey {Budget} Wollundry Wagga Wagga

Communications Director: PP Paul Murray {Public Image} Wollundry

Millennials Director: PP Clare Lawlor {Membership Millennials} Wagga CSU Rotaract

Associate Member: AG Julie Poplin {Assistant Governors}

Other District Appointments

Executive Secretary and Web Master: PP Paul Murray Wollundry Wagga Wagga

District Trainer: PP Geraldine Rurenga Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee

PETS Facilitator: PDG Tony Monley D9810

Public Officer: PDG Ian Tooke Blayney

2019 Griffith D9700 Conference Chair: PP Ross Grillo Griffith

DIO Insurance/Risk Management: PP Sam Catanzariti Griffith

COL 2019 Representative: PDG Gary Roberts

We are still looking at appointing one more Assistant Governor.

We are also looking at the structure of all the Standing Committees and the Special Committees.

We will post all further news on D9700 2018-2019 on my DGJG Blog:

DG JG 9700 2018-2019


ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2018-2019

President: Barry Rassin, RC of East Nassau The Bahamas

District 9700 Governor: John Glassford, RC of Coolamon

District 9700 Governor Elect: John McKenzie RC of Orange North

 
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