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Meeting Minutes Friday Oct 20

Thanks to Chris for capturing the minutes. Of course the highlight of the meeting (although some may think it a low light) was the celebration of Stephen Swan’s birthday by winning the raffle jackpot. In fact it was a Swan dominated meeting with Stephen’s son Marc presenting to the club

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Fig Tree Hospital Visit

Paul welcomed the club to the hospital and gave a brief summary of its history. Withe the building of the new Private hospital Fig Tree is creating a centre of excellence for Rehabilitation in the Illawarra. Paul invited some of his staff to talk about there functions

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New Member induction – Paul McKenna

Welcome to Paul McKenna who was inducted into Illawarra Sunrise Rotary this Friday. Paul is CEO of Fig Tree Hospital and got off to a great start in Rotary by hosting an excellent Vocational Visit with a wonderful breakfast provided. I am sure all members will join me in welcoming Paul and eagerly await his next offer to contribute to the club

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Henry Karpik Guest Speaker

Henry Karpik became a volunteer with Vision Australia in 2014. Henry is a Community Presenter who speaks about his personal experience and strategies of living with low vision to community groups and schools. Henry has Aged Related Macular Degeneration and has been a client of Vision Australia since 2012 when his vision deteriorated rapidly. He now has very limited central vision and relies on his peripheral vision to see what little he can. Before retiring…

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Minutes of Rotary meeting 19 May 2017

Brian then introduced Jacinta Pinkster from Dream Big Dancers to show us a video made from the Dream Big Dancers Performance at Woonona Bulli RSL Club. The video was a collage of pictures taken at this performance and comments were made that the smiles on the dancers were worth 10,000 words and no better way of showing the joy felt by those dancers. It was their night.

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