Bulletin No 20/16-17 (17-4-2017)

Hi reader,

I hope everyone had an excellent Easter break with family and friends.

This week we are at Gold Creek Station and I hope to see you all there - ED


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

President Paul welcomed us all to the Wandering Goose.

He reported on a meeting with AH Leo and presidents from the cluster last Thursday. Also regarding the board meeting the maain business was draft of revised governance arrangements for the Investment Committee plus discussion of flood disaster aid relief.

Reminder that help is required on Saturday 6th May at the markets to fill in for RC Jerra.

Paul Harris Awards due by 15 May - send details to me.  Also, Vicki and I are updating insurance details.


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.

Note the this week we are back at what was once the Gumnut.


CRFM Report

• Stallholder Attendance: Our market has returned to its normal seasonal attendance with returning stallholders from extended summer holiday absences after a busy year in 2016.

• Relief for Jerra RC – Sat 6 May:  Up to 3 volunteers are need from 7-11.30 AM to provide relief for rostered Jerra RC members while they participate in their annual ‘Megaswim’ fund raising event.

• Important! - Sat 13 May - Mid-Year Winter Customer Census: Up to 6 volunteers working in pairs are needed for our usual mid-year winter customer census to be conducted from 6-11 AM.

• New CRFM App: Take up is 1,303 customers to date – can be downloaded from the Apple App Store onto your smartphone or tablet by inputting in Search: ‘capitalregionfarmersmarket’ - its free – don’t forget to update this App weekly to get the latest information (i.e. specials and stallholder attendance etc) before you shop at the market each Saturday


To many of us it felt a bit like we had stepped back in time when we entered the doors the Wandering Goose (the old Gumnut Cafe where the club met for many years).

Our guest speaker was Siobhan Cosgrave from Barnardo's to tell us what our donations are helping them achieve.


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.


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• 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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