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COUNCIL ENVIRONMENT DAY AWARDS

I was at the Council Environment awards on 8/12 where our club (along with many other groups) received a certificate of appreciation for participating in the spring cleanup. It is an eye opener to see what people achieve. Tony Mcadam was also there representing WAVE FM who are long time supporters. The council also gave us $100 for our efforts.

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ORANGE FIELD DAYS 20-22 OCTOBER 2016

Every year my Dads rotary club (North Orange) does a food stall at the Orange Field Days as their main fundraiser. This year Theresa and I went to orange with : Dave Martin (friend and work colleague from the steelworks) Theresa Lythgo Alan and Janelle smith (my  friends from uni) Bruce and Margot clement (my  friends from uni) Lee Furness and Bob Laing to give them a hand.  Its a bit like doing the breakfast on…

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CLEANUP DAY SHOCK

A powerful force comprising Isla, Michael, Di  and David North and their granddaughter Charlie, Mark Hampton, Peter Hill and Rowan ventured to the wilds surrounding Puckeys Lagoon on Sunday 11th Sept to help the Council with their Spring Cleanup. At this point I am still waiting for photos, so you will just have to imagine the huge piles of rubbish we collected (actually, we did make a serious hit on a couple of areas). Highlights included: Puckeys…

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membership committee meeting Tue 6/9/2016

Here are my notes from the meeting. present: Rowan, peters rixon & hill, Michael Yabsley + Michaels bottle of red (gone by the end of the meeting.) COST OF MEMBERSHIP Rowan and Peter to talk to Elaine Rowan to find out other clubs fees for comparison CLARIFYING THE MESSAGE / FOCUS   We need a clear message about what we do and why. Michael to revise the website Possibly this can be a subject for a member survey…

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BURKE AND WILLS MEMORIAL EXPEDITION TO CHARLOTTE PASS

A strong and well equipped team consisting of Peter Hill , Martin Vasseur de Belgium, Isla, Michael, Karen , Brad wenzel (Minamurra Rotary), Peter and Collette Rixon, Wynn and Roberta Janssen, Rowan and Theresa Huxtable and their friends Grant and Linda Sefton established a base camp at the Pygmy Possum Lodge at Charlotte Pass on the weekend of 12th and 13th March 2016 AD. In spite of , or perhaps because of, the lavish stores of food,…

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