Archive for October, 2010

Coolamon and Ganmain Hospital Fete

30 October 2010

Last Saturday we helped with the annual Hospital Fete.  Our club conducted the chocolate wheel and raised over $1,000.  Here are some photos of the day: Just click on the thumb nails below for a larger image. The Stalls The Lions Den Stewart’s Music The Butterfly The Horse The Workers The Rotary Table

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World Polio Day 24 October 2010

24 October 2010

World Polio Day is 24 October. Watch the video above for an update on Rotary’s progress in ridding the world of the disease. Rotary International Marks World Polio Day from Rotary International on Vimeo. Facts about polio

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20 October 2010

It not often we receive visiting Rotarians, however recently John McKenny has made up at our club and John is from the Rotary Club of Glen Innes. John is working in the Coolamon Shire at the moment and we have enjoyed John’s company.

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20 October 2010

“On a showery, freezing morning we all travelled to Canowindra where we wandered around the town inspecting various shops and attractions, stopping for morning tea at “The Taste”, before heading to “The Age of Fishes Museum”.  This is a museum built especially to highlight the discovery near Canowindra, of fish fossils that existed before the […]

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20 October 2010

Neil Munro introduced our guest speaker Michael Gibbons.  Michael goes to school at the Kildare Catholic School in Wagga Wagga and is currently in year 9.  Michael is 15 years old and has dreams of playing AFL football one day.  Michael supports Hawthorn and plays for Coolamon. Michael spoke about his trip of his young […]

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Millie’s Musings from Belgium Latest

11 October 2010

Millie Butt from “The Sound of Music” Millie Butt Sailing in France Millie Butt Kayaking And we’re back! The sun is shining, the birds singing and summer in Belgium is here! Monday the 14th June, a sad day. My oldie Julia (American) parted Belgium at 8am headed to the sunny state of California! The next […]

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Guthrie Fund Raising Day in Coolamon

11 October 2010

Left Coolamon Rotary President Ian and Coolamon Lions President Neil cooking up a storm Last week Narelle and Greg Guthrie from Coolamon lost all their possessions and their home in a house fire. Rotary and Lions from Coolamon along with many other Coolamon groups organised a fund raising day to help the Guthries.  There was […]

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Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation

11 October 2010

Melinda and Bill Gates on 60 Minutes in the USA. The show to watch is the October 3rd show because of its interview with Melinda Gates, the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discussing what their Foundation was going to do with their money. She said “25% of the funds are going to […]

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