Archive for May, 2011

RI Convention Opens

May 23, 2011

Opening Plenary from Rotary International on Vimeo. RI President Ray Klinginsmith Opens the Conevntion Let the Good Times Roll Rotarians celebrated past accomplishments and future friendships during the opening plenary session of the 2011 RI Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 22 May. “Let’s celebrate Rotary this week while we are here together in … Read more…

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RI Convention begins

May 23, 2011

Let the good times roll! Michael L. Gill, of the Rotary Club of Franklinton, Louisiana, USA, and his wife, Betty, show their Mardi Gras spirit during the Sounds of the South Concert on 21 May at the 2011 RI Convention in New Orleans. Rotary Images/Alyce Henson Thousands of Rotarians from around the world are celebrating … Read more…

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A Trek to Africa’s Last Glaciers

May 18, 2011

Here is a very recent story on the Mountains of the Moon which will give you a good idea of what the conditions are like today.  The article is by Tom Knudson who writes about natural resources and the environment for the Sacramento Bee. Over the years, his reporting has been singled out for numerous … Read more…

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Happy 40th From our Centennial Twin Club in South Africa

May 9, 2011

The Centennial Twin Club Banner President Patrick McLaughlin Hout Bay Rotary Club President Patrick McLaughlin from our Twin Centennial Rotary Club Hout Bay in South Africa sent this very special greeting to us: Dear President Ian and Coolamon members, My wonderful wife has got me up to the office and to write this message to … Read more…

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Happy 40th Birthday Coolamon Rotary Club!

May 9, 2011

President Ian Durham and Charter Member George Hutcheon cutting the cake   40 Years Ago May 8th. 1971 our Charter was presented to the Coolamon Rotary Club by District Governor Keith Grainger of D 270. The following members were the Charter members on that night: +William Chittick Innes                      WC and JM Innes                                               Farmer Michael … Read more…

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District 9700 Assembly 2011-2012

May 8, 2011

DGE Ian Simpson with Wollundry President Frank Fuller Last weekend we had our district assembly and training for the new boards of our clubs. Our incoming District Governor is Ian Simpson and supported by his wife Jean Simpson.  The assembly was held at Grenfell and 300 or so Rotarians from our district were in attendance. … Read more…

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