Bulletin No 12/16-17 (24-10-2016)

Hi reader,

This Bulletin is coming to you my motel room in Merimbula on World Polio Day.

Yes, you guessed it – I'm running behind again... But at least it is out before Tuesday!

Bill Pearson anounced last week that a Memorial Mass will be held to celebrate the life of Charter Member James Alexander Rochford OAM

Jim was born on 10th August 1913 and passed away on 11th October 2016 at the age of 103.
The Mass will be held at Francis Xavier Church 26 October 2016 at 11am.After the Service there will be Tea and Coffee at the Hall Pavilion. Please bring a plate.

If you are attending the Memorial Mass for Jim Rochford, could you please wear your Farmers Market jackets in support of Jim’s service to Rotary.

See you all on Tuesday  - ED

Jim Rochford celebrating his 100th birthday

Remembering Charter Member Jim Rochford

Jim Rochford passed away aged 103 on 11th October 2016. (Pictured on his 100th birthday in Hall) Jim is probably best known in the Hall community for his service on the Progress Association for 32 years.  Among Hall Rotarians, Jim is remembered for …

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Market Roster

The Capital Region Farmers Market Roster is on the Club Calendar.

Please view the roster on the club calendar or you may choose to subscribe to the calendar and have the club events appear in your own calendar on your phone, tablet and computer. (Recommended)


Weekly Reports

Presidents Report

Last week's meeting was a discussion about club matters.

Club Service

Reminder to check out The Club Calendar all upcoming event information should be here!

NB: Your timely RSVP by 6:00pm Sunday is appreciated. Responses after this time cause all organisers logistical difficulties and as such you may be unable to attend.

Community Service

Please see above for the service for Charter Member Jim Rochford.


Following extended absences, Co-Directors, Clive B and Tony H (returns later this week) can report as follows:

The recent extended period of wet weather would seem to have abated with market attendance of both stallholders and the public resuming their usual healthy levels – significantly, our fee-generating stall site usage marginally increased over the same period last year;

Regrettably, for the past 2 markets, all rostered Club members failed to turn up for their duties and/or advise of their non-attendance  – is there a problem?

Early warning of the need for help conducting our:
o   half-yearly customer census on Sat 10 Dec; and
o   annual Stallholder Xmas Party on Sat 17 Dec.

Last Week

World Polio Day October 24

Chris and Janine represented the Rotary Club of Hall at the World Polio Breakfast at Parliament House last Wednesday 19th October.

In his role as Ambassador for Australian Rotary Health, Chris and Rotary International Director, Noel Trevaskis discussed strategies for tackling a variety of national health challenges for the coming year.


Important Links

2016-17 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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