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SPRING CLEANUP SAT 2/11/19

We had a good turn up for the clean-up around the Port and Hill 60 and whilst the areas were reasonably clean, we did collect a number of bags of rubbish Thanks to all of our members that assisted: Isla Bowen Michael Yabsley Peter Hill Peter Rixon Betty Hassen Sue Condon Jackie Davidson Rowan Huxtable Norm Miller And Norms grandson Thomas! After the clean-up, we all gathered at the café on Port Kembla beach for…

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Pride of Workmanship 2019

The Rotary Club of Illawarra Sunrise hosted its Pride of Workmanship Awards for 2019 to assist business leaders in our Illawarra community to acknowledge their employees who achieve the goal of job satisfaction, and publicly recognise them for their efforts. Director of Vocational Services, Mr. Peter Rixon said “I have often noticed what is missing in an organisation’s quality system is the human side of quality.  Caring about doing a good job is critical in…

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Swing into Wings

Rotary Club of Illawarra Sunrise is holding its annual Swing into Wings.  The Dinner and dance to be held at the fabulous HARS Hangar, Illawarra Airport, on Saturday 4th May 2019.  The program starts at 6:00 pm with Champagne and nibbles. This year theme is Lawrence Hargraves, and the friends of Lawrence Hargraves will be attending to give a wonderful insight into one of the great pioneers of aviation. A catered dinner will be served…

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Race Day 2018 : 17 Nov

Race Day 2018  was yet again an outstanding success raising over $13,000 for our local charities :  INTERCHANGE ILLAWARRA, PHILIPPINES AID PROJECT, IRT FOUNDATION’S SOCIAL IMPACT PROGRAM and ROTARY NEW GENERATION. The raffle for the key to the Wine Bar ( stocked with wine,) was again the big drawcard and in fact $4000 was made just on the indoor raffles and events. Looking forwards to our next RACE DAY in 2019 COSTS 2018 Tickets are $110 pp and…

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Guest Speaker 6 July CAROL JEFFS

Carol shared her passion for playing “Duplicate Bridge” at The Bridge Association Club of Wollongong which is among the very few clubs these days, that are actually growing their memberships.  There are other local clubs at Thirroul and Kiama.
The Bridge Association is also are making inroads into introducing Bridge into high schools, a nomination has also been prepared for it to be included in the Olympic program.

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Minutes of Meeting 8th June 2018

Interact has new members and on 3rd August , will host a ‘Murder Night”. Tickets will be $8pp and the dress theme will be ‘Hollywood”.  Money raised will go towards the “Adopt a Cow” campaign, to help our local farmers. Their cow is called Maisey.
NOTE: A male voice was heard to add “I married one” but unfortunately the voice was not identified, so every male was fined.

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Minutes of 1st June : Peter Rixon

Elaine Hart and Elaine De Vires attended and met with Aimee.  Explained our clubs current position of trialing 3 breakfast per month.  Aimee expressed that our club was part of Novotel community and they would like the club to stay at Novotel.  Agreed to drop the price for breakfast to $25.00, immediately.  Prepared to discuss cheaper option of a continental breakfast instead of a buffet breakfast.   Members agreed to the suggested recommendations.  Vote of thanks to both Elaine De Vries and Elaine Hart for their report and willingness to meet with the Novotel management.

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