Rotary Club of Papakura Inc.

5th  May 2019 | Issue 36

From the President's Desk

Hello fellow Rotarians,
So last week we had the Club Assembly for those of you that missed the meeting.

It feels like we are on the right track after going through the goals and Strategic Plan from the last few years, which is promising for the future.
It has been a very busy weekend for me, managed to remove another 38 possums on Friday night then headed to the beach on Saturday morning on the bikes. Saturday night I found myself at the Blues Chiefs in a corporate box and then finished the weekend at LETS (leadership Elect Training) on Sunday. Tough life but someone has to do it.
Great to hear we have our RYLA spots filled thanks to Martin and Warren Mills too.

Quote of the week;
 (I read this last week while looking for quotes for RYLA and liked it.)
“The future needs passionate, happy, and confident young leaders willing to challenge the status quo and stand up for their convictions.” Richard Branson

See you all on Thursday,
No Meeting for 2 Weeks!
Reminder: There will be no meeting on 18th April or 25 April. Our first meeting will back will be the 2nd of May.
Combined Meeting - 2 May
Our next Meeting will be the 2nd May for a combined meeting with Drury Rotary Club at our normal venue the Papakura RSA.  Maria Lovelock will be our guest speaker giving us an update and general overview of our National Programme RYDA. Partners night!
It was great to host and hear from the Papakura High School students about their RYPEN experience last Thursday evening. Great to see the programme having such a positive impact on our young people.
2019 Trainee of the Year Awards


Leaders Elect Training Seminar

For 2019 – 2020 Club Leadership Teams

Sunday 19 May 2019

 Registration 8:30am

Finish: 4pm

      St Cuthbert’s College, 122 Market Road, Epsom  

Calling the 2019/2020 board -  Grant and his Directors, Treasurer, Secretary, Bulletin Editors and any other interested members. Please make sure to let Morris before 2 May know if you are attending so he can add your name to the attendee list. 

29 June - 6 July 

We proudly support RYLA (Rotary Young-Person Leadership Awards), the week-long leadership development programme for 20-28 year-old's. The live-in programme designed to help young people develop their team work and communication skills and fulfill their potential as leaders. We are looking for young people who are keen to seize this amazing opportunity so if you know someone who 'fits the bill' please speak with Martin.

Applications are open until the 30 April 2019.

Changeover - 22 June 2019

Please remember to RSVP to your Changeover Invitation. It has been a cracker year to celebrate and it would be great to have as many members along as possible to welcome PE Grant into his new role.

Roger That!
People forget how fast you did a job – but they remember how well you did it.


Thursday 23 May 2019

Papakura RSA 

5.30pm for Dinner @ 6pm

Meeting @ 6.45pm



Meeting Responsibilities

Duty Committee: Fellowship

Attendance: Robin




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