President: Heidi Unferdorben
Speakers Host: Kay Dowling
Special Guest: Assoc Professor Julian White AM
Kay Dowling read the Invocation - “Welcome! Rotary opens opportunities to strengthen leadership, put service ideas into action, and enrich the lives of those in need.”
President Heidi welcomed guests and Rotarians to the meeting. There was a long list of birthday greetings this week. Those who celebrated birthdays were Malcolm McArthur, Peter Kirk, John Hendrickson, Helen King, Stephen Noble, Gary Edwards, Gary Shmith, and Hazel O'Dea. Tatjana Turcinov and Jon Harmer both celebrated anniversaries.
President Heidi thanked all those involved in the new members evening last Thursday - click here for photos - and noted that the Social Evening featuring member John Tomich was a great success. Click here for photos of the Social Evening.
Photographs from the meeting are available here. See the video of Julian White's presentation below.
In Spotlight on Service, Brenton Whittenbury gave a brief introduction to the upcoming Magical Mystery Tour car rally. Click here for more information.To register, click here. (scroll down to the bottom of the page). And Kay Dowling reminded members about Rotary Australia's Lift the Lid on Mental Illness project, and encouraged everyone to attend the Wednesday meeting on 7 October where funds raised will support this worthwhile project.
President Heidi also reminded members to contribute to our Community Projects by placing donations in the on line Donation Bowl - click here to donate.