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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
Brian opened the meeting and welcomed members. It was accepted that Betty Hassen (as a not-voting member) would act as Minutes Secretary for the meeting. Brian outlined that the meeting would proceed with discussions on each of the motions presented, which had previously been emailed to members and the meeting would close at 7.30pm.
There have been two important events this past week, the first was the special meeting about the future of the club and the second was the presentation of cheques gained from Wings Over Illawarra.
SURVEY. Michael outlined the results of our survey. All details are on the website and were also included in last week’s
newsletter. It was proposed that the Extraordinary Meeting to address the survey results, should not be delayed and
so 24th May was accepted (pending confirmation of venue) and it will replace the Fri 25th Breakfast Meeting.