Posted by Peter Coote on Jun 28, 2017




Venue : Ongoing Meeting Venue determined as the Union Hotel, Pacific Highway, North Sydney

Compliance : Adoption of – Revised Rotary Club Constitution 2016; Revised Rotary Club Bylaws 2016 Child Protection Policy and Procedures; Risk Management Assessment BBQ &Community Revamp BBQ Signage and Image

Fundraising : Bunning Artarmon BBQ – 19; Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tickets Poker Night.

Social : The Long Orange Lunch at Central Coast. President’s Cocktail Party

Giving : In 2016, Giving Night - $33,000 was presented to 10 different Community Organisations. In addition: $1000 towards the Community Herb Garden, Crows Nest Baptist Church. $500 contribution to the Dili Orphans Christmas Party. $500 contribution toward the running costs of Dili RAWCS Office. $500 donation to Mary’s House, Women’s Refuge. ) from our Poker night and $500 donation to Delvina Women’s Refuge. ) Xmas Carols BBQ $2000 continuing school fees for Victoria and Faith in Kenya. $2650USD donated to Rotary Polio Plus Fund. Transformed to $19000USD with Rotary Grants and Bill and Melinda Gates 2 for 1 Offer. $500 to enable Philip Hojgaard-Olsen to investigate MS research in Sweden.

International: Delegation to East Timor. Delegation to China and CAIFU.

Youth : Rotary Youth Leadership Course RYLA – sponsored 3 participants. Model United Nations Assembly - MUNA – sponsored one team.

Community : Bowel Scan Programme Tree of Joy , Westfield, Chatswood and Community Centre, Crows Nest. Stall , Crows Nest Festival. Red Shield Appeal, Red Cross BBQ Crows Nest Christmas Carols

Grants : Current Application for a District Grant for Taldumande Youth Services Preparation of Global Grant in Kenya together with RC of Rift Valley & So They Can

Membership : A loss of 8 members this year due to members changed circumstances plus pruning of non attending or non financial members.

Paul Harris Fellows Awarded : Cyril Clarke; Celia Coote; George Condell; Bill Lee: Michael McQueen; Angelo Raveane; Harold Sharp; Philip Smith; Howard Sullivan (two).