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TERRIGAL TIMES 13th June 2019
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Welcome to our Club
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
Greg Hooper
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President’s Report 11th June 2019
 
 
Attendance: Rotarian Michael Hickey is looking after our Meeting attendance and he will expect you to be there, and you will be charged for the meal if you are a no show.  No exceptions!    You MUST book online to put in  your apologies, or just pay for Coffee/Tea and fruit platter if you don’t require a meal for $10, or if you are an apology and want to come to book yourself in.  Also, you can book in your guests.  We hope to do this through Clubrunner once our updated subscription comes
through.
 
Presidents Report
13 June, 2019
 
Fellow Rotarians and Friends
We are fast approaching our Changeover, and this week at our Board Meeting we will look at how we disburse our funds. 
One of the initiatives this year was establishing a set social night, that being the Fifth Thursday Family Fun Night, and thanks to our Social Secretary, Andrew.
Some of the projects and speakers we have had this Rotary Year from most recent to the first few meetings.  These include:
 
1.Shelley Whittington        Destiny Rescue
2.Bruce Robinson ROMAC              
3.Dr Andrew Browning      Barbara May Foundation - Africa              
4.Roy Henry  Terrigal Men's Shed - 10 Years of Service       
5.SES Vocational Visit - Pateman Drive, Erina           No meeting at Breakers
6.Tony Mylan        ET Australia       
7.Tim Selwyn - Girri Girra Aboriginal Service                                            
8.David Harris MP                Shadow Minister for the Central Coast   
9.Scott Levi             ABC Breakfast Announcer           
10.Fr Rod Bower     Leading from Bill Board messagé to create social change
11.Robyn Ratcliff    International Speaker on Business, and Club Social Media Director            
12.Edgar Adams      The future of Business on the Central Coast         
13.Family Fun Night BBQ at Rotary Park Terrigal                       No meeting at Breakers
14.Melissa and Kevin  from Top Blokes        
15.New Year Get Together Bill Boag's home                               No meeting at Breakers
16.Christmas Club Recess - No meetings at Breakers until 17 January, 2019  
17.Terrigal Rotary Christmas Party at PE Mary's home                           No meeting at Breakers
18.Angela Burford Wamberal Rural Fire Service        Prepare your Bush Fire Plan, and surviving a Bush Fire    
19.Chris Kastalan - President Australian Paramedic's Association
20.ADG David Rivett  RI Foundation              
21.Vocational Visit to Lucy Wicks MP office. Bookings essential        
22.Adam Crouch MP                                            
23.Robyn Ratcliff    Update on Social Media
24.Kathy Sharp        Courage to Care               
25.District Governor 2018-19. Susan Wakefield OAM DG Official Visit             
26.Club Assembly  Reports from Directors in prep for DG visit           
27.Jenny Abourik   Ronald McDonald House             
28.Kian Safaei          Rotary Health Initiative 
29.Family Fun Night - 5th Thursday of the month    
30.Mar Durie            Aspect School, Terrigal  
31.Motor Neuron Disease                                 
32.Jeremy Scott      Riding around the world               
33.Tricia Fortier      Clown Doctors  
34.PDG Gina Gowden          Rotary Branding / Image - our Rotary future
 
 
Tonight we have Clair Braund - Executive Director/Women on Boards      who will be talking on women's role in shaping corporate Australia.
Directors should have their reports in for the Board meeting, and be prepared to discuss disbursements, and it is a joint Board Meeting. 
Next week our Secretary Andrew will chair the final meeting of the year with our Annual Reports from the Board Directors.  Also tonight and next week we will be having RYLA students as our guests.  Please make them feel most welcome.
Happy days
Greggo
News
Destiny Rescue - Shelley Whittington
 
Last week we had Michelle Whittington from Destiny Rescue as our guest speaker. Michelle is a Community Rescue Partner.
Destiny Rescue works to free sexual slavery in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia and the Phillipines along with other undisclosed countries where the workers need to be protected.
 
40 Million people are caught up in slavery...10 million of these are children.  Most are girls however their are some boys, mainly in the Phillipines
 
So far in 2019  75 children have been rescused, there have been 4340 since Destiny Rescue commenced operation.
 
There are 2 types of rescue:
1. Undercover rescuers   
2. Working with the police.This accounts for about  40% of rescues.
 
Once someone has been rescued, Destiny Rescue assists with their Medical, Trauma, Education as well as working with their Family and local community to empower them to stay out of the sex trade.
Case workers are assigned to assist 
 
The youngest child ressuced was aged 2.  The average age is 15.
Michelle opened many of our eyes to what is happening in some countries, and we were all inerested and grateful to her for sharing this with us.
Maybe this is something we could considering supporting?
                                                                                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Holly Ayres -South Africa

FROM TERRIGAL HIGH SCHOOL'S NEWSLETTER

One of our wonderful Year 10 students, Holly Ayres, has now returned from her Rotary exchange trip to South Africa.  This was arranged though Terrigal Rotary Club and we thank all at the club for their continued support of our students.

 

Holly and her family hosted a South African student, Louise, for 5 weeks over the Christmas period and she was able to attend some classes here at Terrigal High and see lots of the sites that the Central Coast and Sydney have to offer thanks to Holly's family and Terrigal Rotary members.

 

Holly was in South Africa for 5 weeks at the start of this term, and attended Somerset College, near Cape Town for 2 of those weeks. Holly thoroughly enjoyed her time at the school and she was made to feel very welcome and attended Louise's classes.  She also visited Addo Elephant Park, Table Mountain, a local primary school and pre-school, a cheetah sanctuary and some of the beautiful beaches and local nature reserves whilst in South Africa. Louise's family and some Cape Town Rotary members ensured Holly thoroughly enjoyed her time and we are grateful to them.

 

                                                                                                

 
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WORTH A READ!  Found on Women in Rotary Facebook page-  Lyn Davies
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Coonamble June 2019 Bill & Norma Boag
 Coonamble rodeo with RVFR   -  Bill& Norma Boag
                                 
Here we are helping the local Rotary club run their gate and canteen.
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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
Mark/Robyn      
Room Set up
Andrew
      
PC / PPT  Set up
Greggo/Mark
      
Rotary Affirmation 
Robyn      
Toast to RI
Mary      
Introduction to Guest Speaker
Greggo                                                                                                                      
      
Bulletin Copy
Robyn      
Photographer
Andrew
      
Social Media / Facebook
Lyn
      
 
 
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