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President’s Newsletter Friday April 16 20106

Greetings  to all Club members I hope that as you are reading this week’s Club Bulletin, you are either getting ready for,  or on your way to  the Gala Cinema at Warrawong to enjoy ‘Eddie the Eagle ‘ or just arrived home after having a fun night with fellow Rotarians and friends. I am so looking forward  to this Friday’s meeting  to hear our guest speaker Paula Smith  talking about  her involvement with MERCY SHIPS…

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President’s Report for W/E April 8th 2016

I think all Club members who attended last Friday’s meeting will agree that our Guest Speaker Michael Fernandez OAM from the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District , talking about the local Drug and Alcohol scene in the Illawarra . It was a most thought provoking and insightful presentation on these 2 major problems confronting every community today and the terrible price it pays on the individual, their families, the community and our Health system. I’m sure…

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President’s Report week Ending April 1st 2016

I hope all Club members had a safe and enjoyable Easter Break. I thought this week in my President’s report I’d pass onto you some key details that came out of the  District 9675 President Elect Training day  held in Early February attended by myself and  your incoming President Peter Rixon. Chaired by 2016-17 District Governor Stephen Humphries, Stephen talked about the District’s Strategic Plan and his personal goals and vision  for the coming year….

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President’s Report for March 25th

Could I ask all Club members to read this Weeks Newsletter and log onto our website, www.illawarrasunrise.org.au , and make note of the dates of those relevant upcoming events of interest, namely the Polio Movie Night on April 13th , and our Swing into Wings Dinner on Saturday April 30th, for which bookings are now open. It would be terrific to have as many Club members as possible attend both nights. Can I take this…

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President’s Report w/e March 18th 2016

On Tuesday Night , on behalf of the Club, I went along to  Wollongong Rotary Club’s Monthly working bee at the Mt Keira Summit Park. Along with members of the public who came along , we also heard  an update from Club President Michael Hough on the plans for the Summit, and the road ahead(and roadblocks!!) in trying to achieve these ambitious goals to really make the location an even greater attraction for visitors ….

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Message from Jim Christensen of West Wollongong Rotary Club

I have just delivered a large amount of bedding sheets and towels for delivery to Fiji. There is a chap who manages the “Amazing Paint Warehouse” 105 Princes Hwy, Fairy Meadow .He will collect all items for delivery to Fiji aid. He is especially looking for tins of baby milk powder and foods as well as school books and clothing. He has delivery arrangements this week and next week till 18th March. His name is…

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President’s Report –Friday March 11th 2016-03-09

Last weekend, along with Di North  and 250 other Rotarian’s, we represented the Club at the District 9675 2016 Conference at Nelson Bay. This year’s theme was ‘The Magic of Rotary’ , and over the 2 days  there were some very interesting and stimulating sessions and Keynote speakers covering topics such as fundraising, membership, recruitment,retention and Community Service Projects. I personally came away from the Conference energised and full of new ideas to bring to…

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President’s Report for Newsletter -Friday March 4th 2016

March is here already and there is so much on the Sunrise Rotary Calendar over the next little while for Club members to get involved in. Don’t forget it’s still not too late if you can spare an hour or 2 this Sunday helping out with Clean up Australia Day. Please contact Rowan Huxtable as soon as possible. Planning is underway for Swing into Wings on Saturday April 30th and Ride for Rotary on Sunday May…

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Thank you Sunrise Rotary

Hi Tony, I’m emailing to say thank you so much for the opportunity to participate in the raffle at Christmas time in 2015. I won the $1500 first prize Harvey Norman gift voucher.  I got myself a $1500 sound system and I enjoy it so much every single day. I don’t think I ever would’ve spent that kind of money on the stereo myself but it’s brilliant and I enjoy it so much. Thanks Tony…

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