Bulletin No 20/15-16 (20 November 2015)

Hi reader,

Welcome to my 20th RCH Bulletin and happy birthday everyone.

Sorry this is so late. I wrote it on Friday and forgot to hit the 'send' button !!

Happy reading - Ed

Market Roster

21/11/2015 Tony T KeithPeter O
28/11/15 Bill P Rob DTony H
5/12/2015 Paul TVicki CJohn KClive B
12/12/15 Vic G Greg CPeter O
19/12/2015 Yvonne R David RTony H


26th Birthday With a Honey Theme

26th Birthday With a Honey Theme

Last Tuesday we celebrated the club's 26th birthday with a honey theme. Most club members dressed in black and yellow to add to the celebratory atmosphere. It was all a great surprise for our guest speaker Mitch Pearce …

Read more.


Weekly Reports

President: Graeme

President Graeme as absent and VP Bernie had nothing to report.

Secretary/President Elect: Cynthia

Cynthia had little to say.

Treasurer: Liz

Liz had nothing to report.

Club Service: Vicki

• TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER - Annual General Meeting / Special Meeting

• TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER - Speaker - Chef, Frances Bode (via CRFM)

• MONDAY 7 DECEMBER - Awards Night – Scholarships. Partners night. (No meeting on Tuesday 8 December)

• SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER - CRFM volunteers: 6 helpers from 6.00-11.30am. Working in pairs to count customers arriving at the market via the usual 3 entrance avenues. Clive will be there from 5.30AM to coordinate.

• SUNDAY 13 DECEMBER - Rotary Christmas Party at Allwood historical cottage at 5pm

• SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER - Stallholder's Christmas Party at EPIC

International: Yvonne

Yvonne reported that her committee decided to donate $1,000 to Barbara's Nepal fundraising effort. Barbara reported that her Nepal event had raised $6,500 or the $6,000 target and thanked the International committee for the generous additional $1,000.

Community: John

John reminded us that we need BBQ operators for December 3rd and told us that he'd remind us again closer to the time.

John received a thank you note from Gold Creek Station thanking the club for the loan of the BBQ trailer and in particular thanks Bill and Denis for the tremendous effort they put in so that the business could continue to trade after the fire.

John also said that the sale of poppies at the Remembrance Day service raised $130.

Youth & Vocational: Janine

Janine reported James now has a host club in Germany - more on that to come.

Gerardas reported that he has only a few days left of school consisting of exams and tests. He also exclaimed that 'today is exactly 4 months since I arrived in Australia'.

CRFM: Clive B

Peter reported on behalf of the CRFM in Clive's absence:

• We had a wet but good market with 106 stallholders.

• There was an interloper in the market planning on setting up another market in Glebe Park on Saturday mornings. She was trying to coax our stallholders to attend her new market... 'The stallholders saw her of'.

• Reminder that Saturday 19th is the Stallholders Xmas Party.


The story about last Tuesday's guest speaker s on the website. (Click the link on our first story at the top of this Bulletin)


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.


Don't forget the four way test

• Is it the truth

• Is it fair to all concerned?

• Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

• Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

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