Sunday, 26 October 2014

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 31st October

Title: 

Understanding & Moving Towards a Sharing Economy

Speaker: 

Olivier Lacoua and fellow Wellington Rotarian




Roster:

  • Setting Up: John C.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Marten Y.
  • Grace: Don H.
  • List Visitors: Wayne J.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: John M.
  • Thanks: Len K.
  • Last Word: Arthur Y.

"In The Meantime" 

- Bernard and John attended the Charities Service Seminar on the new accounting standards for Charitable Trusts. 

- The good news is that the Rotary Club of Courtenay Place Charitable Trust is well-placed to comply with the new standards that apply from 2015 awards


Last Meeting - Friday 14th October

Speaker: Iona Pannett, Wellington City Councillor



Visitors: Alex A. (Rotaract)
Apologies: Colin C., Paul C., Yvonne & Kraft DS., Nicky B., Wayne M., Ern & Norma P.


Notices:


  • Duck Race - DUCKS-IN-A-LINE-Please. By now members should be advanced in securing sponsors for the Rubber Duck for the race on 30th November
Corporates can buy their ducks for $200 and dress them up in their unique way to promote their business



  • Rotary Foundation - next month is Rotary Foundation Month and it will be a reminder for those who are not Centurian Club members, please give this serious consideration



  • Christmas Function - will be held on Thursday December 11th at the Bay Plaza Hotel.  Please clear your diaries.

  • President Elect - President Bryan announced that the Board of Directors had resolved to elect John M as the incoming President for 2015-6.

  • Rotary Conference - Request for Transport pick up from Wellington Airport for attendance at Rotary Institute and Conference in December from David W. Please see Marten Y. if you can assist.

  • Rotaract Function - Alex visited to alert members to Rotaract's forthcoming Quiz Night and seeks our active support. Please burn November 17th into your diaries and support them!


Future Meeting Date - 7th November

Title: Saving Orangu-tans
Speaker: Debbie Mair 


(Note: there are three ways of spelling the name of these wondrous simians) 

Roster:                                              

  • Setting Up: Dave E.
  • Projector: Ben B.
  • Host Visitors: Ern P.
  • Grace: Wayne J.
  • List Visitors: Ron H.
  • Sergeant: Brian F.
  • Intro: Bernard W.
  • Thanks: Gladwyn G.
  • Last Word: Don L. 


Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.
Many thanks for your cooperation.  

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 17th October

Title: Wellington Transport Issues

Speaker: Iona Pannet



 Wellington's Public Transport Network:




Roster:

  • Setting up: Ben B.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Bernard W.
  • Grace: Dave E.
  • List Visitors: Ern P.
  • Sergeant: Brian K.
  • Intro: Brian F.
  • Thanks: Don L.
  • Last Word: Jean P.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 10th October

Title: Cruising Around Europe
Speaker: Brian Klee



Brian and Mary travelled to Europe in early July and returned home via Shanghai.
Brian shared his experiences and many photos of their memorable trip.


Visitors: Robyn K.
Friends of Rotary: Mary E., Norma P.
Apologies: Colin C., Paul C., Gladwyn G., Yvonne and Kraft DS., Bernard W., John M., Nicky B.

Notices


  • Stroke Awareness Day
- A special thanks to Marten Y. for co-ordinating those who gave their time:
Jean P., Brian K., John M., George B and Wayne J.



  • Duck Race - Now's the time to start thinking about who will buy a Rubber Duck for the race on 30th November.
Corporates can buy their ducks for $200 and dress them up in their unique way to promote their business!

(The post after this is the Duck Race flyer
 with information about the event)




  • Rotary Foundation - Next month is Rotary Foundation Month and it will be a reminder for those who are not Centurian Club members, please give this serious consideration.



  • Colin & Paul Update - They survived the GO Rugby tournament in Mar del Plata, Argentina and are now in Southern Chile on a "road trip" after crossing the Andes on a boat/bus trip.

  • NO meeting on Friday 24th October

Next Meeting - Friday 31st October

Title: Understanding & Moving Towards a Sharing Economy
Speaker: Olivier Lacoua and fellow Wellington Rotarian




Roster

  • Setting up: John C.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Marten Y.
  • Grace: Ron H.
  • List Visitors: Wayne J.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: John M.
  • Thanks: Len K.
  • Last Word: Arthur Y.


Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement. 
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor (Kraft DS.)  no later than Sunday lunchtime.
Many thanks for your cooperation.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The Duck Race Fundraiser!


This Week's Chronicle: Friday 10th October

Title: Cruising Around Europe

Speaker: Brian Klee



Roster:

  • Setting up: Marten Y.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Don L.
  • Grace: George B.
  • List Visitors: Dave E.
  • Sergeant: Arthur Y.
  • Intro: Brian F.
  • Thanks: Jean P.
  • Last Word: John M.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 3rd October

Speaker: Sir Anand Satyanand



Friends of Rotary: Mary E., Norma P.
Visitors: Tristan B. from Olando Florida

Apologies: 
Arthur Y., Wayne M., Colin C., Ron H., Lani T., Paul C., Utsav S., Yvonne and Kraft DS., Don L.


Notices


  • Board Meeting is next Monday the 13th
  • NO MEETING Friday the 24th (Labour Weekend)

  • President Bryan has made a flyer for us to use to promote the Charity DUCK RACE. 

It'll be great if we can get behind this as a fundraiser for our club - we need the dosh!!!

(flyer/poster is on previous post)




  • George is going to organise this year's sale of glow sticks on the water front on Guy Fawkes Night
Please volunteer and round up family and friends to help as this is an easy 2 hours of money-making!



Next Week's Meeting - Friday 17th October

Title: Wellington Transport Issues
Speaker: Councillor Iona Pannett



Councillor Iona Pannett is Wellington City Council's Environment Committee Chairperson, Buildings Portfolio Leader and represents the inner city ward of Lampton.

Wellington's Public Transport Network: 




Roster:

  • Setting up: Ern P.
  • Projector: Bryan H.
  • Host Visitors: Jean P.
  • Grace: Len K.
  • List Visitors: John C.
  • Sergeant: Brian F.
  • Intro: Stephen DB.
  • Thanks: Brian K.
  • Last Word: Ben B.


Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement. 
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor (Kraft DS.)  no later than Sunday lunchtime.
Many thanks for your cooperation.