Minutes of 4th August Meeting (Peter Hill)

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Report on the social night by Brian Ashe .
Good night was had by all who attended
Xmas Raffle
Rowan Huxtable will be taking over running the Xmas raffle the plan is the run a “lite raffle”  Only sell at the lifeline book fair and a number of race days plus what member can sell.  Budget for prizes $3000 and based on 3 days at the races and one at the book fair the club should make between $3000 to $5000.   Need to  have volunteers to acquire prizes.
Isla Bowen very quick of the mark to approach Simons Jewellery (Michael somewhat concerned !! )
Tony to approach Harvey Norman
Elaine Hart ( I think) to approach Unanderra Country Grocer
Board Meeting Report
Ref to President’s Report
Still need fill 2 positions President elect and President nominated Rowan
Dates
10th Sep :  Spring clean-up date 10/9/2017 at 9:30am  at Puckeys Estate and as per usual coffee after.
26-28 Oct : The Orange field day 26-28 October http://www.anfd.com.au/events/
Rowan can assist with finding accommodation and assisting The Orange North Rotary club Membership
We now have new “Join us for breakfast” cards which can be used to invite new people along to our meetings PP Peter
Get ready for Canada
Reported that Canada will be hosting the next International Rotary Convention in Toronto next year between the 23-27 of June 2018  cost $410 Canadian dollars   http://www.riconvention.org/en
Peter & Collette are planning to attend
RYPEN
Elaine Hart will be driving our 2 RYPEN girls form St Mary’s up to Telford  at Port Hacking next Friday the 11th of August and on the  Saturday 12th of August the RYPEN participants will be hosting a spit roast dinner cost $10-$15 dollars if you would like to attend contact Elaine for details
Isla
UOW Rotaract Club is have their Changeover and 15th Anniversary Dinner on the 12th of August at Centro CBD cost $30pp https://www.facebook.com/uowrotaract/
Race Day
Elaine De Vries:  Race Day
We have 2 of the 8 sponsors needed for the race day. If you have any suggestion for sponsors please contact Elaine with contact details. The Clubs race day will be held on the Saturday the 18th of November
Monthly Meeting
Club Presidents monthly meeting will be held on the 18/8/2017 at 7:15pm.   Venue the Fraternity club Fairy Meadow.  Please RSVP PP Di North
More Dates
15/8/2017 combined meeting at Dapto league club PDG Keith Roffey to talk on the ‘Council of Legislation’
24/8/2017 Theatre invitation from Michael Hough for the Wharf Review
18/8/2017 Film night at the Gala theatre Warrawong 6:30 $20pp.   This is a fundraiser for the Imagination Library Illawarra which improves early childhood literacy by giving disadvantaged children a free, high-quality, age-appropriate book each month from birth to the age of 5.
7/8/2017 :  Tony McCadam & David Swan will be visiting Southern Youth & families on the  to present a $14000 cheque from the Ride for Rotary day
Raffle
Meeting raffle Peter H who missed out on the big money but took home a good bottle of red which may be used for gluhwein in upcoming trip to the snow.

Meeting closed with a rousing rendition of Advance Australia Fair.

APOLOGIES :David Swan, Chris Boddington, Bill Wessel, Wyn Janssen, Norm Miller, Yusaf Kahalfan, Robyn Fanning, Bernadette McNamara,
ON LEAVE ; Betsy Lilley, John Bilboe
TOAST: Michael Yabsley
GUESTS :Paul  from Figtree Private Hospital
BIRTHDAYS : Robyn Ashe

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