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Nepal Update – Tasmanian Rotarian – Kevin Shadbolt

Recently , Jean Thomson from the Corrimal Club through her contact Janice Reid ,   was sent back an update from a Tasmanian Rotarian , Kevin Shadbolt , who returned recently from Nepal. It makes for sobering reading , and indicates that Nepal is STILL in need of as much humanitarian aid as possible. It was a very strenuous trip, 5 weeks is a long time away but the problems they have in Nepal in particular…

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Rotary Sunrise Events

This post helps first time users around the Events tab of the web site, more specifically this page shows what is coming up. The left hand menu shows a summary of specific calendars. At the moment the BBQ schedule, weekly meetings and speakers are summarised. The default layout of the events is a list. However, you can change this by selecting either Month, Week or Photo after clicking the “View AS” box at the top…

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Presidents Report-Friday February 19th

This week I’d like to pass on congratulations and thanks to Club members in a number of areas. Firstly a huge thank you to those Club members and Friends of Sunrise members, who helped out last Sunday at Wave Fm’s Breakfast on the Beach. Leigh Robinson informed me that 55 Rotarians and Friends were in attendance. The event raised $9418 with proceeds this year going to the RSPCA. Congratulations also to John Bilboe, Peter Rixon,…

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Add a Post

Posts are an essential method of our Rotary Club communication. This post describes the steps to create a post directly from this site. An earlier post described how to post via an email. (Email a post)   You need to be logged into the site You need to have editor rights. Once logged in you will see a black bar at the top of the page. Hover over “New” and select “Post” OR Hover over…

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Upload a photo

A number of people take photographs at Rotary functions and many of these can be used to enhance your post. This post details how to upload a media file. You need to be logged into the site You need to have editor rights. The media needs to be on your device (Computer, tablet, phone) Once logged in you will see a black bar at the top of the page. Hover over “New” and select “Media”…

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President’s Report for we February 12th

Our Friday meeting this week will be fairly jam packed , with not only a presentation from John Bilboe and the team on their recent Trip to the Phillipines, but also a further short presentation and update from Michael Yabsley on the Club’s new website and how all Club members can take advantage of the many benefits and areas of interest that the new website offers. Michael has devoted a lot of personal time and…

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President’s Report for w/e February 5th 2016

Last Friday, the Club enjoyed a Vocational visit to the House of Hope Food Barn at Warrawong. A more comprehensive report on the morning is in this week’s Newsletter. But a few observations of my own on the work of the Food Barn. Run for 10 years by Pastors Jeff and Gally Dakers , and led by the bubbly General Manager Lizzie Millar, this wonderful organisation turns no-one away in their time of need ,…

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President’s Report –For Week Ending January 29 th 2016

Thank you to all those Club Members who participated in our Annual Australia Day Gun Battery re-enactment on Cliff Rd. It all went very well and attracted large crowd. The Lord Mayor’s Welcome to Country and the excellent presentation on the history of the Smiths Hill Gun Battery Fort by Wollongong Rotary Club President Professor Michael Hough AM made the whole event really special. Congratulations to Brian Ashe and his team for once again putting…

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President’s Report –For Week Ending January 22nd 2016

Thank you to Lee and Bob for hosting our social evening last Friday at their home. An enjoyable and convivial time was had by all who attended. The Club has a busy few weeks ahead with Australia Day coming up, a Vocational visit to House of Hope Food Barn at Warrawong on January 29th  and helping out at Wave Fm’s Breakfast on the Beach on Sunday February 14th. This Friday we will be distributing just…

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BBQ at Fairy Meadow

Thanks to Brian Ashe, Betsy Lilley , Norm Miller along with Di North, Hubby David ,  and Tony McAdam who manned the 1st of our Monthly BBQ’s at Woolworths Fairy Meadow  last Saturday from 10am-2pm . Despite a sumptuous menu of Steaks, eggs, Bacon and sausages, the humble ‘sausage sandwich’ proved the most popular. In total $207 was taken over the morning, which wasn’t a bad effort for our 1st attempt . A big thank…

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