Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #17-18-3

Posted by on July 27, 2017 at 10:36 pm

Week of 24 July This week’s meeting featured a special event, the induction of our newest member, Howard Atkinson! Howard and his wife Ann moved to Coolamon fairly recently and have been making extensive renovations to the old convent, in which they reside and will be using to host weddings and other functions. Howard is […]

Thursday, 3 August TWO Choirs at the Club.

Posted by on July 27, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Evening It is not often that we get the chance to listen to and enjoy not ONE but TWO Choirs from Wagga.  All for a good cause to raise funds for mental health education. TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! Thursday, 3 August 2 Choirs at the Club.  Wagga Men’s Rugby Choir and Murrumbidgee Magic will perform.  Admission $15 […]

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #17-18-2

Posted by on July 20, 2017 at 9:25 pm

Week of 17 July This week’s meeting was a continuation of last week’s planning meeting. President Paul explained the procedures for bringing new members into the club and further expounded on his priorities for the coming year.  Members were reminded that German exchange student Lucia Bohnsack will be arriving in Sydney on 29 July, and […]

Rotary Builds Straw Bale House in Bali

Posted by on July 18, 2017 at 7:35 am

It was several years later when I was visiting family in Florida, my Uncle suggested I bring the idea to his local Rotary Club in Tarpon Springs, Florida.    I sent in my presentation and to my delight Dr. Carrie Root and Deb Connelly – members of Rotary Club Tarpon Springs pushed the idea forward and […]

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #17-18-1

Posted by on July 17, 2017 at 3:13 am

Week of 10 July The first meeting of our new Rotary year was a planning meeting and an orientation meeting to the new directors.  President Paul Weston listed some of the projects planned for the coming year, and Vocational Services director Ian Jennings described his portfolio and some of his plans for the year.  John […]

Sam Owori, President-elect of Rotary International, dies in US hospital

Posted by on July 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm

Ian Riseley President, 2017-18 T +1.847.866.3467F +1.847.866.3390ian.riseley@rotary.org   Dear fellow Rotarians, It is with the heaviest of hearts that I share the sad news that the President-elect of Rotary International, Sam F. Owori, died last night as a result of post-operative complications from a planned surgery. In this difficult time, I ask you to keep […]

Change Over from Don to Paul

Posted by on July 5, 2017 at 9:39 am

Monday July 3rd 2017 Coolamon Rotary Club Change Over Dinner. We had a great evening at the Coolamon Change Over dinner and a lot of fellowship and short speeches was the order of the night. Thank you to IPP Don Dyce for steering the club onwards and upwards during 2016-2017.  We look forward to another […]

D9700 and Leeton RC Change Over 2017

Posted by on June 28, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Here are some photos from the recent change over dinner for District 9700 and the Leeton Rotary Club. The District 9700 Board of Directors Left to Right PDG David Kennedy The Rotary Foundation PDG Gary Roberts Administration PP Doug Conkey Treasurer DGN John McKenzie Governor 2019-2020 District Governor George Weston DGE John Glassford Governor 2018-2019 […]

Atlanta 2017 Convention

Posted by on June 24, 2017 at 8:58 am

The RI Convention in Atlanta was a huge success with 40,000+ or – delegates including yours truly. Just posting a few photos here of the Convention.  I spent all my time in the RAGES booth and missed all the plenary sessions.  We also had a great break out session courtesy of Rotary Host Organising Committee. […]

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #1617-37

Posted by on June 11, 2017 at 12:22 am

Week of 29 May As this was the 5th Monday of the month, we had a special outing this week in lieu of our regular meeting.  We met at Coolamon Cheese with the Rotary Club of Temora and had a fine evening of fellowship and a fabulous meal prepared by Chef Chris of the cheese factory. Following our meal, host […]