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Volume 60 Number 04 - 22 July 2013

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe

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Dinner Meeting


  Wednesday 24 July  Guest Speaker - Kaz Chamberlain - Kaikohe East School
  Wednesday 31 July  Guest Speaker - David Stone, Chairman, Kerikeri Youth Centre Charitable Trust

  Members' Privileges

 

Cashier

Reception
Meeting
Closure
Five
Minute
Speaker

Raffle

Sergeant's
Assistant

Steward

Steward

Introduce
Speaker
Thank
Speaker
 24 July RayFrank  Bruce G Noel Sue DonStan Valerie Elizabeth
 31 July NoelSue  Liz Bill Ray KeithValerie Elizabeth Don 

News and Notices

  • Meals on Wheels

    • We have the privilege of delivering Meals on Wheels 5-9 August 2013.

    • Link to the Volunteer Spreadsheet.

  • The Traverse Committee is meeting at Don's place - 5:30pm Tuesday 23 July.

  • Peter Vollweiler of the Otago Youth Adventure Trust/Rotary Club of Milton Tramping Club has sent out an update on the next season’s activities. Go here for details.

  • Link to download the 2013-2014 District 9910 Directory.

  • Link to the updated Club Attendance Expectations.

  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Midwinter Christmas Celebration notice - tickets are selling fast - only five tickets left!


Calendar and Blogs (where there is always something new - check these links every week)

  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.

  • Link to Kaikohe Rotary’s Facebook page.

  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.

  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.


Regular Newsletters

  • Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update - 12 July 2013 - Includes links to resources from the 2013 convention (sorry - I had the wrong link last week).

  • Link to ShelterBox News - July 2013.

  • Link to the District Governor’s Newsletter - 28 July 2013.

  • Link to Rotary International Youth Exchange E-Newsletter - July 2013.

  • Link to Rotary Leader - July 2013.

  • Link to the July Rotary Down Under webpage.

  • Link to the Kerikeri Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the Norfolk Island Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the latest E Mara E Pānui.


17 July Meeting Report

  • President Glenis opened the meeting.

  • Present: Elizabeth, Donna, Ray, Liz, Bruce, Ngaire, Valerie, Bruce, Keith, Noel, Bill, Stan.

  • Apologies: Frank, Don, Jim, Sue.

  • President Glenis thanked Bill, Liz, and Noel, for standing in for her on Saturday.

  • Welcome to guests Donna and Ngaire.

  • Bruce Gillies said grace. The meal followed.

  • Bill reported that the Fire Brigade Event on Saturday was successful. The BBQ generated $406.60 less approximately $100.00 expenses for the club.

  • Ngaire from Kakohe Fire Brigade reported on the event. Some potential volunteers provided their names. Children had fun putting fires out, pulling the fire engine.

  • Liz reported on the Give Blood Program, indicating a steady flow of donors for the day. The Blood Service will continue attending provided a minimum 80 donors are available.

  • Secretary Elizabeth reported a receipt from the Pioneer Village.

  • Directors’ Reports:

    • Keith: Northtech forums have started. We need to discuss the approaching speech contest.

    • Bill: spoke about the Traverse, and the Mid Winter Dinner. Tickets are selling fast for the dinner. Guests will include John Carter. Raffle prizes include a coffee table, firewood, and wine, all donated.

    • The Sergeant extracted his usual tax on members for sundry misdemeanors. Also reported that the photo in the latest Rotary magazine showed the incorrect Rotary club advertising banner. This is to be sorted with Hospice.

    • Stan ran the Raffle which was won by guest Ngaire.

  • Five Minute Speaker Ray gave his thoughts about the current Kerikeri rustic dunnies promotion “Lets Talk Crap”, and the need to keep up to date with the local body elections, especially for Kaikohe/Hokianga wards. The suggestion is to invite candidates to see what is offered.

  • Noel provided the closure: “if we had no winter, spring would not be so pleasant. If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome”.

  • Committee Meetings followed.