Sunday, 16 November 2014

This Week's Meeting: Friday 21st November

Title: Adventures in Nepal and the Smokeless Stove

Speaker: Linda Wellington, 

- a fellow Rotarian from Port Nicolson


  • Setting Up: Don L.                           
  • Projector: Arthur Y.
  • Host Visitors: Dave E.
  • Grace: Ern P.
  • List Visitors: Stephen DB.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: Brian K.
  • Thanks: Jean P.
  • Last Word: Brian F.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 14th November

Title: A South American Jaunt - Part One
Speaker: Colin and Carol Carr

Visitors: Carol C., Peter S. (Wgton Nth Club), Andrew M (Wgton Club), Russell F. and Tristan B.
Apologies: Yvonne & Kraft DS., John C., Gladwyn G and Bernard W.


  • Drivers - the District are looking for people to assist with transporting incoming Rotarians from the airport attending the Rotary Institute and Conference first week of December.
Please let Marten Y. know if you can help.

  • Club Forum & AGM - Thursday 18th December
                - this will be the last meeting for 2014.

  • Fireworks Eveninga big thanks to...
 George B., with his team of Ern & Norma, Marten and Bryan plus Artem from Rotaract, Bobby H. and Evan G. who sold over $800 work of glowsticks, bracelets, etc. 

A great effort guys!!!

  • Rotary Foundation - next month is Rotary Foundation Month. 

It's a great we now have 14 Centurion Club members and soon to be 15.  

If you are not, reconsider this month. 

  • Entertainment Books 

Colin C. reported that 
we received a cheque for $312 

    • Christmas Function - Thursday 11th December 
    in recognition of the contribution made by the Bay Plaza, this will be held there this year. 

    Put in your diary now. 

    • RYLA 
    - we are please to advise that the club is sponsoring Ryan Lake for the upcoming RYLA course held in January. 

    • 2015 Events 

    - Project Day is on Sunday 22nd Febuary ,
      we are supporting the Round the Bay run

    - Our Big Dig has been scheduled for 8th March 
      or 15th if postponed.

    • Duck Race - 30th November - Only 2 weeks to go…
    So far we have sold 6 Corporate Ducks, which is another top effort from a few enthusiastic Members.

    Local businesses will uniquely decorate their Rubber Ducks to promote their business. For only $200 it will be a fun day for them and especially for their staff. 

    Please try and sell at least one!

    Next Week's Meeting - Friday 28th November

    Title: New Found Seismic Fault
    Speaker: Dr. Philip Barnes of NIWA


    • Setting Up: Bernard W.                        
    • Projector: Colin C.
    • Host Visitors: Nicky B.
    • Grace: Yvonne DS.
    • List Visitors: John M.                   
    • Sergeant: Brian K.
    • Intro: Kraft DS.
    • Thanks: Paul C.
    • Last Word: Marten 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 no later than Sunday lunchtime.
    Many thanks for your cooperation.  

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