Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #17-18-8

Week of 28th. August

I was able to attend the Monday night meeting. I can only attended every second week due to work commitments. I have been having issues with my email address, I have set up a new email address [email protected] for anyone who has any information, news or articles they would like included in up coming bulletins

On The Light Side

The Central West Lifestyle magazine featured Coolamon and June in there Spring edition. There is some very interesting stories in the magazine. Two of our Rotary member Grahame Miles and Howard Atkinson feature in the magazine.


*Monday, 4 September: Partner’s meeting. Guest speaker: Gemma Meier from Grong Grong, who works for the Office of Environment and Heritage, will talk about renewable energies. Coolamon Sport & Rec Club, 6:30 for 7:00 pm.

Saturday 9th September: GANMAIN Trivia Night. Details to follow.

Thursday September 14th 2017, BINGO Henk Hulsman Capt, Dave McKinley, Wayne Lewis, Ivan Furner

Monday September 25th.  DG George and Carol Weston’s visit. Executive and Directors to meet with DG George before the meeting. Please bring your partners and support our District Governor. Gentlemen ties and jackets please.  Ladies smart as always.

Sunday October 1st Gears & Beers ALL Hands on Deck for Marshall duty

Thursday October 12th 2017, BINGO Neil Munro Capt, Alex Thompson, Don Dyce, Dick Jennings

Sunday October 15th D9700 AGM and President’s Forum 2017-2018 Presidents. YOUNG, 10.00am-1.00pm.

Thursday November 9th 2017, BINGO Ian Jennings Capt, Daryl Breust, Garth Perkin, John Nulty

Sunday, 12th November:  DisTec17 in Young 10.00am-4.00pm.  Internet and computer skills for bulletin editors and club web masters training.

Thursday December 14th 2017, BINGO Grahame Miles Capt, Bernadette Milne, Myffy Collette, John Bond

Thursday February 8th 2018, BINGO Henk Hulsman Capt, Rod Jarrett, Dick Jennings, Alex Thompson

Saturday, 4th March and Sunday 5th March 2018 PETS.  Young.  President Elects Training Seminar.

Sunday 5th March 2018 D9700 Assembly ALL Club Board Members to attend in Young from 09:00-16:00

Thursday March 8th 2018, BINGO Neil Munro Capt, Dave McKinley, Don Dyce, Leslie Weston

Saturday 5th May to Sunday 6th May 2018 D9700 CONFERENCE in Leeton venue the Leeton ROXY Theatre.  Book accommodation early!

*Partners and Guests Night

Apologies for Monday meetings: call John Nulty on 0439 459 296 BY FRIDAY


A Friendly Reminder

John Nulty is looking after the apologies for our Monday meetings; could you please make sure you let John know if you are unable to attend a meeting so catering can be finalised before the meeting. John can be contacted on  or 0439 459 296.



DGE John Glassford writes from Darwin

Afternoon from Darwin
About to start the GETS Governor Elect Training Seminar here in Darwin.
We have three days of GETS and then 3 days of the RI Zone 8 Institute.  Our plenary speakers for the Institute include RI Gen Secretary John Hewko and TRF Trustee and Past President of RIBI Mike Webb.  Susan and I and all the 21 DGEs from Zone 8 for 2018-2019, have a reception with John and Mike on Wednesday night, before the Institute dinner.
I have a make up with Darwin Sunrise on Friday morning a special event:
Hear about the events and people that make Darwin unique from our special guest speakers:
Mr Peter Forrest, Historian & Author
Mr John Anictomatis AO, Honorary Greek Consul-General,
former Administrator of the Northern Territory