Hello, Members and our Rotary Friends receiving this eBulletin.

A very successful meeting this week.  It was great to see partners and 5 potential members , as well as Geoff, President of North Sydney Rotary join us.

I also had the honour of inducting our latest member, Sam Stringer. I'm sure you will all join me in making Sam welcome to the club. 

A final reminder that we have the North Sydney Rotary club visiting us next Monday - A lunch meeting at the Union.  

I'm also hoping to finalise this week, a date for our annual Giving night & Xmas Party. Past President Philip has proposed we have the function on Monday 28th of November.  

Finally a big Thank You to Angelo for organising the Melbourne Cup Trifecta. I believe we have raised over $7000 this year. At the time of publication the prize of $1000 has yet to be claimed - please check your tickets. 



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Our next BBQ is Saturday December 3rd. 
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Our next meeting is Monday 7th of November 2022 - Lunch @ Union Hotel - 12.30pm for 12.50pm. 

North Sydney Rotary Club Visit. 

After our visit to them , the North Sydney club will visit us as part of the 'get to know us'. Our board will present on all the projects and activities  our clubs does. 

For those members who don't attend meetings regularly a great opportunity to catch up on what the club is doing.  

Meeting Schedule for rest of the year: 
Date: 2022
Monday 7th November
Lunch – Union Hotel
Monday 21st November
Monday 28st November
Dinner – Union Hotel
Monday 5th December
Lunch – Union hotel
Monday 12th December
Dinner – TBA
Lunch meetings: 12.30pm for 12.50pm 
Dinner meetings 6.30pm for  7pm 
Zoom Meetings 12.30pm.  Link:   Click here at 12.30pm to join us!
​​​​​​Last Monday's Meeting on the 31st of October.   
International Toast:  Ian toasted the Rotary Club of London. 

We had the pleasure of Rafaele Joudry talk about "How to Wake Up your Ear and Brain Vitality with Sound Therapy".  Rafaele is an author, international keynote speaker and founder of Sound Therapy International & since her mother couldn't hear Rafaele has dedicated her life to helping people overcome auditory problems and enhance their lives through better ear and brain health. 

Rafaele took us thru how the ear's health relates to our well being, including a self assessment test. This test highlighted whether we had a hearing, stress  of language/memory issue or are in good shape.  Note that 30% of people have a problem hearing in a noisy group & machine noise damages the nervous system, while there is an average 8 year delay before seeking help. Also DON'T put a mobile phone to your ear.

We can heal the nervous system thru Sound Therapy which exercises the ear muscles prolong exposure to sounds like classical music. Rafaele pioneered the first portable Sound Therapy program in Australia in 1989, enabling individuals to improve ear function and brain integration, relieve tinnitus, and enhance hearing, learning and brain performance.

We thanked Rafaele for her very informative presentation. 
Potential Merger - Internal club discussion scheduled for Nov 21st. North Sydney club will visit us on November 7th.
Phoenix House breakfast - Tuesday 15th November - Looking for potential guests to bring along. We have committed to 20 seats and are looking for appropriate guests to invite. Our own Tom Sweeney will be MC, with fellow member Michael McQueen will be keynote speaker.  Please contact Mark for details or names of attendees. 
News from Members
- We still have CANTEEN Bandanas for sale - please contact Kate. 
Sam Stringer was inducted as a new member - Welcome .   
- Rotary International survey to be completed by Nov 4th. 
- Giving night may change to Nov 28th - Watch this space 
- 7th November - North Sydney Rotary club visit 
- 15th November  - Phoenix House Corporate breakfast @ Norths Leagues
- 16th November - Dinner for Heartland School, Katmandu
- 21st November - Internal club discussion on potential Merger 
- 5th December our Club's Annual General Meeting 
- 12th December / 28th November - Annual Xmas Party & Giving night 
- 17th - 19th March 2023 District Conference - Cowra  - 1940s Theme 
- May 27th - 31st - Rotary International Conference - MELBOURNE 

Bunnings BBQs
Thanks to Bunnings Artarmon, our Club has continued to run BBQs, which are our major fund raiser.  Although exhausting, we all enjoy them!
Last Saturday started slow,, then speeded up by lunchtime,


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LUNCH: Projects / Activities for North Sydney club visit
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