Archive for February, 2013

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #27

February 28, 2013

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #27 FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH. MONDAY MEETING The Glassford Family Into and Out of Africa We had a total of 22 attend the meeting on Monday night including Bernadette Milne and Miffy Clarke from Ganmain who are looking at being invited to join our club.  Other guests were Enrico […]

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Kenya Talk Tonight Feb 25th by John Glassford

February 25, 2013

We are having a member’s talk tonight and it will feature John Glassford and his life in Kenya. Roger Whittaker is a Kenyan and he can sure whistle.  

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Mount Kenya 2015 ANZAC Climb

February 24, 2013

We are going back to Kenya in 2015 to climb Mount Kenya fro 4 beneficiaries including Legacy, RSA New Zealand, Mathare orphans and Coolamon House in Cape Town.   See: Mount Kenya 2015

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Home of Hope Hout Bay

February 22, 2013

Just received Rotary Africa with an article on our twin club Hout Bay and the story of the Home of Hope which we have helped with our work. Just click on the photos for a larger image and enjoy.

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Happy 108th Birthday to Rotary International

February 22, 2013

On 23 February we celebrate Rotary’s 108th anniversary. Please take a moment to reflect on our organization’s tremendous accomplishments over the years and on that winter day in Chicago in 1905 when Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, Hiram Shorey, and Paul Harris made history by participating in the first Rotary club meeting. Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, […]

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #26

February 21, 2013

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #26 FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROTARY 108 YEARS OF SERVICE Since February 23rd 1905 BINGO The month’s Bingo was held as always even though the numbers were down all had a good night.  The raffle tickets went AWOL and ended up in Grahame’s shower or bathroom and we still […]

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Rotary’s Future Vision

February 16, 2013

After two years of working with the Future Vision Global Grant for Nairobi, we are certainly aware that change and sustainability are important concepts to Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. We are still in the process of this Global Grant and here is a good video on what RI is implementing through our Foundation […]

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #25

February 14, 2013

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #25 FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH. Above: Dick Jennings and Mark Reardon selling tickets. This week we ran a street raffle in Coolamon and raised around $380.00 a good result for a Saturday morning.  We also had our weekly meeting which was our monthly planning and board meeting.  Many items […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi at Rotary Global Peace Forum in Hawaii

February 9, 2013

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the Rotary Global Peace Forum in Honolulu, Hawaii. This program was broadcasted on ‘Olelo Community Media.

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #24

February 7, 2013

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #24 FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH. MEETING MONDAY FEBRUARY 4th. It was good to be back for 2013.  Tonight we had a meeting in three parts.  First we conducted our business as usual and enjoyed a Chinese banquet by Gilbert.  We also had three guests join us in Sandra West, […]

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