Bulletin No 4/15-16 (29 July 2015)

Hi reader,

Tuesday's meeting was very boisterous and ended in a sterling rendition of Advance Australia Fair (inspired by Bill W) that raised the roof and would have sent the Rugby Choir back to the change rooms. A total change from the lackluster effort of the previous week. To marks Bill.

Enjoy this weeks Bulletin - Ed

Market Roster

1 August 2015 - Paul, Clive P, Dennis, Clive B
8 August 2015 - Yvonne, John, Ralph, Peter O
15 August - Ruth, Suzanne, Roger, Vic


Seb Cox in Tanzania

Thank You from Tanzania

Greetings to you and all at your Hall Rotary Club, from Arusha, Tanzania. Seb Cox is currently volunteering here at our village Primary School in Tanzania. I wanted to contact you to pass on my thanks for your recent very generous donation, which enabled Seb to purchase many wonderful stationery items for use by our staff and pupils here in …

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Weekly Reports

President: Graeme

In the absence of Graeme, Vice President Bernie got proceedings underway in a manner that set the tone for the evening. John had us all sit down for the International toast which was to the Rotary Club of Bled in Slovenia.

With only 16 in attendance, (including two guests) this was our smallest club meeting since moving to Versatile. Bernie said that a bunch of things will be decided at the upcoming Board meeting, including finalising members for committees.

He also reiterated that Rotarians should contact Tony Tucker regarding the rotational dinners and the progressive dinners. Could all those interested in participating please notify Tony asap?

Secretary/President Elect: Cynthia

Cynthia had nothing to report.

Treasurer: Liz

Also had nothing to report.

Club Service: Vicki

Vicki was absent.

International: Yvonne

Yvonne was absent.

Community: John

John had 'nothing new' to report.

Youth & Vocational: Janine

Janine upheld tradition with a number of things to report.

• Candidate Kaliopi Notaras was accepted as a District NYSF candidate for NYSF in January 2016.

• RYPEN is being held Sept 11-13 at Mogo. Applications close 4th September.

• RYLA disrict meeting on Sunday 2nd August.

• Host family get together on Saturday night for Gerardas to meet them all and vice versa.

• We were advised that the Rotaract Club of UC, of which Hall is the sponsoring Rotary Club, is having their changeover on Friday 14 August at 7pm in the Catchpole Room of Southern Cross Club Jamison. It would be great to have a few Hall Rotarians can attend.

• The theme for this event is Black and White! So come dressed in your best Black and White cocktail gear and prepare yourself for a fun night of socialising and celebrating with RCUC and the wider Rotaract and Rotary community. Finger food will be provided and drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. Tickets are $30 and are available from http://www.trybooking.com/146855.

Gerardas then got up and gave his report - 'Nothing to report' - For which he was both reprimanded and cheered for his quick take-up. After a moment of laughing and cheering he reported that he had been to school - more cheering.

CRFM: Clive B

In the absence of Clive, Tony Howard reported that:

• Last week there were 106 stallholders and 160 stalls occupied.

• There is a new stallholder we should all check out who does smoked meats.

Guest Speaker Last Week

Daniel Gilfillan

Public Health and Climate Change

This week's Guest Speaker was Daniel Gilfillan, a PhD Candidate at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University. Daniel presented an interesting talk on his PhD topic: 'Public Health and Climate Change in South East Asia'. Daniel said that adapting to climate change is about ways people can cope with the effects of a changing …

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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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