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Adelaide Light
Service Above Self
First, third and fifth Thursdays 7:15am
Royal Coach Hotel
24 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town
Kent Town, SA  5071
Australia
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I have just helped with today's Bread Run and it was great to catch up with David Riggall (who left Womad to assist and was then returning) and David & Betty Rowe. Our club organizes a roster of members to  collect unsold bread from Bakers Delight in North Adelaide who donate it and allow us to be able to supply Ronald McDonald House, Catherine House and the Adelaide Day Centre ( Moore St. ) every Sunday evening.

 

Our meeting last Thursday was the final one at the Royal Coach and finished on a high note with the two students from Marryatville High School addressing our meeting, who we assisted financially to allow them to attend the Annual National Youth Science Forum in both Canberra and Brisbane. Once again, the students highlighted its success and confirmed that our club is spending our funds wisely in sponsoring them to attend such an event.

 

I visited Don and Ellen Tindale for afternoon tea on Thursday and I am glad to report that Don is reporting improvement.

 

Monday 11th. March marks the beginning of World Rotaract Week.

 

This Thursday is a coffee conversation at 9.30am. at the Stables in Victoria Park and everyone is welcome.

 

Our next meeting is on Thursday 21st. March at the Ibis Hotel in Grenfell St. at 7am. for 7.15am.

Women in Rotary - International Women's Day Breakfast
On the 6th March 2019, the Women in Rotary - International Women's Day breakfast was held at Pavillion on the Park. The event which was well attended, hosted Megan McLaughlin as Guest Speaker. Megan spoke on the importance of organ donation. Proceeds from this event were donated to an awareness program for organ donation.
 
Some of the attendees are pictured below.
 
Lyn, Sue, Di & Janet
 
Lynn, Sue, Di & Janet
 
Liz (Uni SA) & Rotaractors Katey & Karagh
 
Liz (Uni SA) with Rotaractors, Katey & Karagh
 
Jane, John & Virginia 
 
Jane, John & Virginia
Upcoming Events

14 March 2019: Coffee Converation - 9.30am "Stables".

11-17 March 2019: World Rotaract Week

21 March 2019: Ibis Hotel - 7am for 7.15am

26 March 2019: Invitation from RC Eastwood - Rotary, Connecting with the Community -Fullarton Park Community Centre - 6.30pm

28 March 2019: Ibis Hotel - 6.15pm for 6.30pm

29 March 2019: Catherine house Quiz Night - Goodwood Community Centre

29-31 March 2019; District 9500 Conference - Hahndorf

15 April 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

24 May 2019: Rotaract Quiz Night - Pultney Grammar School - 6.30pm

 

1-5 June 2019: RI Convention - Hamburg, Germany

15 June 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

26 June 2019: Adelaide City Rotaract Club Changeover - Gilbert St. Hotel - 7pm

15 July 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

20 August 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

16 September 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

15 October 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

4 November 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

7 & 8 December 2019: Christmas tree sales - Bunnings - Kent Town

14 & 15 December 2019: Christmas tree sales - Bunnings - Kent Town

16 December 2019: BBQ Bunnings - Mile End

21 & 22 December 2019: Christmas tree sales - Bunnings - Kent Town

 

Duty Roster

For the benefit of members, we will aim to give the Duty Roster a few weeks ahead - see below.

Responsibility 14 March 201921 March 2019
28 March 2019 -
6.15 for 6.30pm
ChairpersonCoffee ConversationRichard JarrettJohn Wotherspoon
Attendance"Stables" - 9.30amLiz TilleyJohn Karran
Attendance Julie CampbellBarry Grear
Furniture/Hosting John CampbellKatrina Ball
Bottles/ cans Dean SullivanFred Field
Rotaract roster18/3 Not required25/3 John Campbell1/4  Not required
Bread Run17/3 TBA24/3 TBA31/3 TBA

Chairman: Meet/greet speaker for the meeting; introduce and thank speaker. Preparation:- find details about  the speaker prior to the meeting.
Attendance: Set up reception table (attendance sheet; members list – re -payments; guest welcome sheet; money; wine raffle sheet); register member payments/ apologies/ guests.
Hosting: Set up name badges display; welcome all at the door; ensure speaker and guests are introduced to appropriate persons.
Furniture: Flags; banner display; raffle balls; collection boxes; Rotary theme banner; gong and hammer; lectern position before and returned after the meeting. Computer set up – Connect to projector. Switch on. Hold function key & press F5 twice.
Bottles/cans: Collect bags of bottles/cans at meeting and take to recycle centre for refund, pass refund and empty bags to David Rowe at next meeting.
Rotaract: Meets alternate Mondays at 6pm (for a 630pm start) at the General Havelock Hotel in Hutt Street.
Bread: Sundays, meet outside Romeo's, North Adelaide at 4:55pm

Members rostered for Thursday morning duty are asked to be in attendance by 6.45am

If you cannot attend, please arrange a substitute

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Weekly Meeting
Meeting Number
1646
 
Last Meeting at Royal Coach
 28 February 2019
 
Membership18Visiting Rotarians/ RotoractorsApologies
+ Honorary5
 
lJohn Campbell, Phil Harding
Present
13
 
 
Attendance
82%
Club Guests
 
 
Apologies2
 Chris Harrison, Brad Loftus
 
Leave of Absence
1
Nelson & Janice Students of National Science Forum
 
Club visits etc  & Stanley (Janice's Dad) 
AbsentDavid Riggall  
Wine Raffle
$15
  
Fines
$21.30
Other activities
 Leave of Absence
Cans & Bottles this week$
 
Bread Run: From the Roster
 
Don Tindale
Cans & Bottles YTD$421.20
 
 

For apologies, please phone Barry Grear 0418 803 334 or Club Secretary John Campbell 0408 847 757 .

Club Bank Account details:  BSB 085-458, Account Number 20-505-9719

 

The Four Way Test

The Four Way Test

Of the things we think, say or do:

  1. Is it the Truth?
  2. Is it Fair to all concerned?
  3. Will it build Goodwill and better Friendships?
  4. Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Affirmation

United in the spirit of Service we value truth, fairness and friendship; and we welcome the opportunity that Rotary gives us to contribute our talents and resources in support of others.

 

Rotary Club of Adelaide Light Mission Statement

To be recognised as the Service Club of Choice in the Eastern Precinct of Adelaide because we are a Friendly Breakfast Club that appeals to a broad range of busy people who want to make a difference to local and international communities.

 

Jokes Corner
VAGARIES OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE!
 
- Wonder why the word funeral starts with FUN?
- Why isn't a Fireman called a Water-man?
- How come Lipstick doesn't do what it says?
- If money doesn't grow on trees, how come Banks have Branches?
- If a Vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a Humanitarian eat?
- How do you get off a non-stop Flight?
- Why are goods sent by ship called CARGO and those sent by truck SHIPMENT?
- Why do we put cups in the dishwasher and the dishes in the Cupboard?
- Why do doctors 'practice' medicine? Are they having practice at the cost of the patients?
- Why is it called 'Rush Hour' when traffic moves at its slowest then?
- How come Noses run and Feet smell?
- Why do they call it a TV 'set' when there is only one?
- What are you vacating when you go on a vacation?

 

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