Bulletin No 7b/15-16 (19 August 2015)

Hi reader,

Woops... Sorry Please disregard Bulletin 7. Here is 7b.

Another small gathering this week. We are looking forward to seeing all our missing friends soon.

Enjoy this weeks Bulletin - Ed

Market Roster (Scheduled)

22 August 2015 - Vicki, Ali, Ken, Tony H
29 August 2015 - Janine, Fiona, David, Clive
3 September - Paul, Greg, Dennis, Peter


Outgoing President Chris Moore

Two PHFs for Rotoract Club of UC

Last Friday evening a small contingent of Hall Rotarians joined the Rotoract Club of the University of Canberra at their third changeover function, where the club celebrated the successes of the previous year handed over to the new board for 2015-16. The event was also used as a fundraiser to to help support the East Meru Community School in Northern …

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Weekly Reports

President: Graeme

Graeme welcomed our guests, Fiona Bell, Emma-Lee Knight and Gerardas before the club gave Suzanne a rousing welcome back after her stint in hospital.

He then kicked off the evening with an update on his daughter's upcoming trip to India and a short briefing on his attendance at the Rotoract Club of UC's changeover event. 

A announcement was made about privacy concerns raised by one club member. There were no resulting questions from the floor.

Secretary/President Elect: Cynthia

Cynthia received a thank you letter to the club from ROMAC. She also announced that she is looking for volunteers for Board positions next year. Please let her know if you'd like to have a hand in steering the club under Cynthia's guidance.
Also - the District conference is on 23-25 October in sunny Jindabine and she would love some of her Hall Rotarians to join her at this enlightening and entertaining weekend.

To top it off, she also has district directories available. Ask and you shall receive.

Treasurer: Liz

Also had nothing to report other than three people are yet to pay their dues.

Club Service: Vicki

Vicki was absent.

International: Yvonne

Yvonne was absent. Ruth reported that she will be attending a RAWCS meeting regarding Pink Umbrella Foundation Grants.

The Pink Umbrella Foundation offers $1,000 grants to six projects within the RAWCS Eastern Region at their Regional meetings. Recent grants went to China, Vanuatu, Philippines, Cambodia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea for a diverse range of great projects.

Community: John

John attended a Snowy Hydro SouthCare event for sponsors and supporters (where he also ran into David). It was announced that Rotary has donated over $400k to SouthCare over the years. Also Snowy Hydro SouthCare Rescue helicopter Trust have appointed a new Chief Executive in Chris Kimball (ex ABC presenter) John suggested we approach him to speak to the club.

People are required to help man the BBQ at the Fraser Primary Fathers Day event and again on the 19th spetember Art Show at Cranleigh School.

Hall Pre School have also acquired a climbing wall from Gold Creek school and request possible assistance with a frame that needs to be constructed to attach it to. More on that later.

Youth & Vocational: Janine

Janine reported on the Rotoract Changeover event attended by Bernie and Liz, Chris and Janine, Paul and President Graeme. See full story here

Gerardas gave no report as he was the guest speaker (see below).

CRFM: Clive B

Clive reported that the market is tracking as expected for this time of year.

He also informed the club that discussions are taking place regarding the possible filming episodes of a TV series that airs on Foxtel called River Cottage Australia at the CRFM. Apparently this show is popular and is in its 3rd season... So stay tuned.

Here is a link for those like me who don't have Fox and have no idea what this is all about.

Guest Speaker Last Week

Tuesday's guest speaker was our Youth Exchange Student Gerardas who gave us a humourous overview of Norway and his country of birth, Lithuania.

President Graeme then presented him with his Australian Youth Exchange name badge to conclude the official welcome.


Important Links

2015-16 Board of Directors (to be a link to content on our site)
Club Management Plan (to be a link to 'members only' content)
Strategic Plan (to be a link to 'members only' content)
Funding Guidelines (to be a link to 'members only' content)

• Archive of Rotary Club of Hall Bulletins

• The latest CRFM Stallholder Newsletter

• Don't forget to update your details on the MyRotary website to be eligible for the Rotary rewards program.


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