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TERRIGAL TIMES 11th July 2019
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Terrigal
Service Above Self
We meet Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Breakers Country Club
64 Dover Road,
Terrigal, NSW  2260
Australia
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President's Message
Mary Crammond
PRESIDENTS  REPORT II
 
June was Rotary Fellowship Month.  Rotarians with similar recreational interests, vocations, health and medical issue-orientated interests are encouraged by Rotary to connect in fellowship.  During June many fellowship groups, both national and international, were brought together through projects, activities and events in celebration of Rotary Fellowship Month.  A number of Coast Rotarians are Caravan enthusiasts and they had a celebration at a Rodeo up country.
 
However, Rotarians are always thinking, planning and finding ways to serve their communities and many fellowships use their special interests to serve others.  For example, the Canoeing Rotarians organise clean-ups of polluted rivers, members of the International Computer Users Fellowship conduct training sessions for those in their communities and the International Fellowship of Rotarian Scuba Divers join to undertake service projects on each diving trip.  Those are just a few.  Rotary has an international Fellowship interest group for just about everybody.  Joining Rotary allows you to meet people of similar interests all over the world. 
 
July is Rotary New Year and I’d like us to extend our thoughts of Fellowship to the Fellowship within our Club.  The Fellowship of caring for each other.  Janet and John, who recently lost their son Will, have expressed in writing and to individuals, their gratitude for the love and care shown to them by their fellow Rotarians over the past months.  Let’s ensure that the welfare of our club and its members are well cared for so we in turn are strong to serve our community. 
 
ROTARY  THEME  CALENDER
 
August                       Membership and New Club Development Month
September                 Basic Education and Literacy Month
October                      Economic and Community Development Month
                                    24th October – World Polio Day
November                  Rotary Foundation Month
           
December                  Disease Prevention and Treatment Month
January                     Vocational Service Month
February                    Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month
                                    Rotary Anniversary
March                         Water and Sanitation
                                    9-15 World Rotaract Week
April                            Maternal and Child Health Month
May                             Youth Services Month
June                           Rotary Fellowship Month
                                    Rotary International Convention, Hawaii.
  
 
 
Our speakers last week were Libby Payne and Holly Ayres.  What joy and satisfaction we shared listening to their experiences.  (see below).  Managing the Youth portfolio last year was one of the most stimulating and satisfying experiences of my life.  Meeting the amazingly motivated teachers at our local schools, interviewing the students for RYPEN and realising what tremendous talents our young Coasties have and listening to their appreciation of the services Rotary provides through RYPEN, MUNA,RYLA, RYDA, Science Week and various other programs made me so proud to be part of this amazing Rotary family.  Do yourself a favour and offer to take on the Youth Portfolio in your club. 
 
This coming week, we have our business meeting so there is no guest speaker.  Please come along and share true fellowship in getting to know each other better and planning our future together. Please also bring along your ideas for Club Speakers and any ideas you have might have for us to connect within our club, our community, our country, our world. 
 
Our Speaker Programme for the month is follows:
250719                       Hale Adasai – Developing socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable enterprises – connected  communities.
080819                       Kate Reynolds (Family Rotarian) Her heart was in it.
150819                       Business meeting
220819                       James Mabbutt – War stories
290819                       Vocational Visit – The Glen
050919                       Nigel Rochelle – Sailors with disabilities.
 
News
Last Week's Meeting
Meeting Report 4 July 2019                                                     By Anne Ward
President Mary opened the meeting noting that a number of our members are away due to illness, travel and significant family commitments.
INVOCATION – Four Way test – David Mylan
TOAST – Rotary Club of Wickford, Essex UK – Don Hall  
Don is a PP of this club which meets on Thursdays at 19.15 for 19.45 at The Chichester Hotel. https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1433
NOTICES:
  1. Next Board Meeting 11 July at 5pm. Focus will be budgets and plans for the year.
  2. District Changeover - Anne, Lyn & Gina attending and will collect District Directories.
  3. Next Week – Libby Payne will come to share her RYLA experience and Holly Ayres will tell us about her South Africa Exchange.
GUEST SPEAKER – Paula Martin Regional Director from NSW Business Chamber was introduced and also thanked by President Mary.
    Paula’s topic was The Future of this Region, the CC
Paula spoke about the need for Regional Anchor Points and our need to work out what we want to be good at and known for e.g. University centre, hospitals etc.  She indicated we need to stop the negative narrative and talk ourselves up to be ready for the future growth of this region.
 
Paula Martin was appointed to the Board of Directors of Central Coast Business Chamber this year. She has been with the Chamber for 14 years and brings a wealth of experience from a variety of other organisations.
  • NSW Business Chamber has over 800 staff, 8 regional managers and over 22,000 members and some overseas offices. Their role is to help businesses cut red tape, reduce taxes and improve skills.
  • In 2036 Cc population will increase to 40,000 people, city people will look to the north for a better lifestyle.
  • We produce a high amount of exports
  • We need a good business strategy to develop businesses on the CC.
  • We need to encourage government to help promote business
  • CCCouncil is developing a 40%year investment strategy and to thrive we need to revamp our CBDs and develop our anchor points e.g. hospitals, Universities etc
  • Youth unemployment is at an all- time high. And the overall unemployment figure is 5.5% and only 14 businesses on the Coast employ over 200 people.
  • Careers Councellors in schools are out of date about career opportunities.
  • Establishment of an industry led training hub is needed to offer young people connections to job pathways. And offer more school-based apprenticeships.
  • We need to also accelerate plans to widen the Pacific Highway through Wyong and improve transport connectivity.
An Invitation to the Central Coast Innovation Summit at Mingara on 8th August was distribute
                    
 
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Dinner with Rotary International President
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MEMBERSHIPS  DUE
Dear members, as we enter the next financial year, we need to pay our membership dues.
The annual amount is $320 that can be paid half yearly which is $160
 
Methods of payment can be as follows:
 
  • direct debit into our Bendigo Bank account -BSB 633000 Acc/ 162 539 910 don’t forget to place the words – subs and your last name when making payment.
  • Pay by cheque made out to the Rotary Club of Terrigal
  • Pay Peter (at our dinner meetings)
  • Pay Mark by Square technology (at our dinner meetings)
 
Those classified as family members do not have to pay.
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Meeting Roles and Coordination
If you cannot do the assigned role, can you ask someone else to fill in for you. 
Official Greeter
Bill                                                                 
      
Desk  
Peter
      
Square POS
Robyn      
Room Set up
Andrew
      
PC / PPT  Set up
Mark
      
Rotary Affirmation 
Bill      
Toast to RI
Jill      
Introduction to Guest Speaker
                                                                                                                      
      
Copy for Bulletin
Lyn      
Photographer
Andrew
      
Social Media / Facebook
Lyn
      
 
 
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