Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #42
LAST BULLETIN FOR 2014-2015
JUNE IS ROTARY FELLOWSHIP MONTH
During June, Rotarians celebrate the fellowship of Rotary. Family and friends of Rotarians, as well as Rotarians, focus on their relationships. There are many opportunities to join Rotary Fellowships around the world which cater to different interests. Join a Fellowship Today!
The purpose of this fellowship is to foster and encourage fellowship between and among Rotarians of all nations who have a love for Beer and through this fellowship support international projects of the Rotary Foundation.
MEETING MONDAY JUNE 29th. 2015
COOLAMON’S 44th CHANGE OVER DINNER
We had our 44th Change Over dinner last night and well attended with 88 people in all. Including;
The Hon Michael McCormack Federal member of parliament for the Riverina
Mayor Councilor John Seymour and Margaret Seymour for the Coolamon Shire
District Governor’s Representative PDG Fred Loneragan and Rae Loneragan.
District Governor Elect Gary Roberts and Marilyn Roberts.
Assistant Governor Alan Sharp and Nona Sharp
The following Rotary Clubs were represented:
Wagga Wagga Kooringal, Wagga Wagga Sunrise, Junee, Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee, Lockhart and Wollundry.
Coolamon Lions Club.
Music by Gabrielle and Olivia.
We welcome President Wayne Lewis as our latest President to lead this great club.
Here are some photos from the night including the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow to Past President Garth Perkin, congratulations Garth and of course to Marg.
Many thanks to all of those who helped make the night a huge success.
President Wayne Lewis 2015-2016
Monday July 6th President Wayne Lewis 1st Meeting.*Monday,
Thursday July 9th BINGO: Roster Paul Weston Capt., Steve Exton, Rod Jarrett and Leslie Weston.
Friday July 18th Up2Date Art Exhibition Opening Night Details Follow.
*Partners and Guests Night.
Apologies for Monday meetings call Ian Jennings on 0428 492 157 BY FRIDAY 12.00 pm.
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE
The answer to the puzzle last week was 87 did you get it right?
One morning at a doctor ‘s clinic a well built man arrives complaining of severe
back pain, the doctor examines him and asks OK what happened to your
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT GARY HUANG
President Gary Huang signs off with a series of videos of his year visiting many many countries. Here is the visit to India.
Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang and District 3230 Governor I.S.A.K. Nazar (left) are presented with a certificate from Guinness World Records for the new record of the largest human national flag.
India Creates History Guinness World Record Achieved at Chennai
Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang has chosen 13 of his favorite Rotary Days videos, which were presented during the closing plenary of the convention in São Paulo. You can view all of the videos here:
INTRODUCING THE INCOMING RI PRESIDENT:
RIPE Ravi Ravindran from the RC Of Colombo Sri Lanka.
DISTRICT GOVERNOR DAVID KENNEDY D 9700
Thanks to all the great ideas from District Changeover. Gary
EARLY CANCER DETECTION IS SAVING LIVES IN SRI LANKA
In partnership with the National Cancer Control Programme and the Ministry of Health, the center in Colombo has screened more than 35,000 patients, mostly low-income, and detected more than 7,500 cases of abnormalities that required further investigation. The Rotary Club of Birmingham, Alabama, USA, donated a mammography and ultrasound scanner to the center’s breast cancer screening facility.
The Colombo Rotary club is seeking to open early detection clinics in other easily accessible locations throughout Sri Lanka.
Learn more about Rotary’s work in preventing disease
ONLY IN AFRICA
THANKS GARTH ONCE A ROOSTER NOW A FEATHER DUSTER BUT STILL ALIVE!
LATEST NEWS FROM RAGES.
Elephants are worth 76 times more alive than dead
Bulletin Editor and Web Site: John Glassford
Yours in Rotary John Glassford Chair 2014 -2015
Rotary International President Gary Huang
Governor of District 9700 David Kennedy
Coolamon Club President Garth Perkin
Coolamon Club Secretary Paul Weston
Club Treasurer Henk Hulsman
Coolamon Rotary Club Inc. P.O. Box 23 COOLAMON N.S.W. 2701
Websites of Interest
Coolamon Rotary Club: http://coolamonrotary.com
Road MAPS to Africa a Coolamon Rotary Project: http://www.mountainsofthemoon.org/
Rotary Down Under on line: http://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/2/26587/49598/pub
Mount Kenya 2015 Web Site incorporating the ORK: http://theork.com/
Our Rotary Centennial Twin Club Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa: http://www.rotaryhoutbay.org
Rotarian Action Group for Endangered Species RAGES: http://www.endangeredrag.org/#