Dear Rotarians,
This is my final message to you as President of your Club!   I wish to thank all Club Members for their support during my year as President, it has been both enjoyable and personally enlightening and I consider we together have achieved so much!!   Both Board & Non-Board members have been very supportive, and willing to help me when in need.  
I wish President Elect Ian, all the very Best for his upcoming year as President and he knows he has my support throughout his year!    At the Changeover function on 13th July, when we have completed the handover, I will feel comfortable, leaving you in Ian’s experienced hands.  Ian's Presidency is his second time around as President of our great Club!   Best Wishes Ian!
More importantly, I personally am looking forward to expressing our achievements at the Changeover dinner, ie at 7pm sharp Monday 13th July at the Northbridge Golf club.  We already have 25 acceptances, so please accept or decline the invitation, to enable us to advise the caterer of our numbers.  Partners are welcome.
For those who missed last Monday’s meeting, I encourage you to view Michael McQueen’s great presentation to Rotary International UK, on “How to maintain momentum in tough times".   (Click here)
Late news on Wednesday, is that our Bunnings BBQs are restarting!   We are booked in for the 1st, 15th and 29th of August 2020, so please watch out for the roster.    Funds raised from our BBQs will be greatly appreciated towards Ian’s year!
Stay safe. 
Yours in Rotary 
President Mark, signing off for 2019-20
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Bunnings has advised that our BBQs are back in August and we are booked in for the 1st, 15th and 29th.  Roster to follow soon!
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         ROTARY: 2019-20
and 2020-2021
This is what our Zoom Meetings look like, and you can join us from your
own lounge room, or office, each Monday at 12.30pm.  Just click on this link.

Our Next Meeting, via Zoom, will be on Monday 6th July when our incoming President Ian will give a personal insight into his past experiences.


- July 13th Changeover Dinner, 7pm Northbridge Golf Club, 
- District Changeover event: 2 members from each Club; Sunday, July 19th, lunch at Castle Hill RSL.  Please respond by 1st July to AG Assistant Geoff Brennan

At our Meeting on the 22nd June 2020 our Speaker was our own Michael McQueen! who confided with us on the subject of 'how to maintain momentum in tough times!

Michael showed us a special U-Tube presentation which he gave to Rotary-UK on maintaining momentum in all aspects of life, including Rotary, in 'Tough Times'.   Not unlike today!  Click here for his presentation!
Our Club is extremely fortunate to have Michael as a Member!  Best Wishes to you Michael, it is a Great Presentation!!  And a good reminder to us all about what we focus on, and how we create our own reality by what we focus on.
Rotary Health COVID19 Fund Raiser
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Received June 2020, an Award !

Rotary's Public Image May 2020 Newsletter
Promoting Rotary to the general public can be as simple as wearing your Rotary pin, or as elaborate as organizing an integrated marketing campaign. By increasing the public's understanding of Rotary, we're strengthening our ability to make an impact in communities around the world.  Click on this link to read the latest Newsletter from Zone 8 ! 
Red Shield Appeal
The Annual Salvation Army Red Shield Doorknock Appeal usually takes place about this time each year. 
But his year is quite different!
As part of the Zone group who annually support the Appeal in the North Sydney Zone, Members and friends are invited donate to the Appeal.
The Salvation Army invites members and friends to circulate this link and contribute through a Digital Doorknock, click here to donate.   
2019 Giving Night 9th December 

Our once a Year Giving Night December 2019

Club members  and families attended this one important night of the year, when funds raised throughout the year 2018-19 of $50,000 is handed back to worthwhile organisations.
    Past President Sue Raveane, handed over Cheques totalling $50,000 to seven non-profit organisations, four who look after our local Community, and three who benefit communities in other countries. 
    • Taudumande
    • Pheonix House
    • Canteen
    • Orange Sky
    • Shelterbox
    • School for Life
    • Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children
    Past President Sue said "this is what Rotary is all about!  Rotarians in our Community giving back to their Community."
    A very pleasant evening was had by all who attended. 
    However one organisation was absent on our Giving Night and on 3 Feb 2020, the Club presented a cheque to Mr Sean Mura from the Kenyian organisation 'So They Can'.
    What you didn't know about Rotary is here online!
    At last, we now have an 'OnLine' source of information about Rotary, in the form of courses.
    Rotary Learning and Development
    An online, self-paced way to learn about Rotary adn to develop as Rotarians.
    The courses outlined below take from 15 mintues to 2.5 hours.  Some courses have multiple parts.  
    Have a look.  If you always wanted to know more about a Rotary subject, it is now listed here:
    Click on this Link!  (You will be asked to sign into your account 'My Rotary', so go look for your ID and Password)


    Jul 06, 2020 12:30 PM
    Personal Presentation
    Jul 13, 2020
    Jul 20, 2020
    Impact of COVID19 on the people of Nepal
    Jul 27, 2020 6:30 PM
    Retirement or visit? to Orange, NSW and its Region.
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    Changeover Dinner-Monday 13th of July
    Northbridge Golf Club
    Jul 13, 2020
    7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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    Staples, Mark
    International Toast
    International Toast
    Clark, Cyril
    Speaker Introduction
    Introduce Speaker
    Smith, Philip
    Speaker Thanks/Write-up
    Thank Speaker - Write-up
    Sullivan, Howard
    Front Desk
    Clark, Cyril
    Lee, Bill