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Rotary Club of Papakura Inc.
2018-2019 

September 27 2018 | Issue 14

 
From the President's Desk

Hello fellow Rotarians and other readers,
 
 
 
 
A French Angel in the mix

Every Wednesday sees Rotary members and partners happily serving breakfast as part of the Angels Light Breakfast Club at Edmund Hillary School. This week French Rotary Exchange Student Lily was up bright and early doing her part for the school community. It is a wonderful programme to be a part of and we are most grateful to our group of volunteers!
Taveuni Eye Project

 
Our Club has made a donation of $1564.50 (US$1050) to support the Taveuni Eye Project.
 
Each year, patients are selected by the Foundation of the Blind and transported to Taveuni for treatment. Already this year, 10 children have been among those selected. The Medical Team carry out the medical procedures and supply the very best of care for the patients. With 35 operations per day, sometimes three at once, plus the pre-screening and post-operative care, their days are full from 6.30am to 6.00pm.
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International Pot Luck Dinner

Please remember to respond to your email invitation to the International Potluck Dinner to be held and Debbie and David Wright's on the 6 October. We have had a great response so far, with 34 people registered. Fellowship is alive and well in Papakura Rotary!!
The Cox Report

It was lovely to hear from Donna and David, away on an European Adventure. They had just arrived in Zagreb, Croatia and update us on their travels so far...
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The New South? Managing Growth in Auckland

 

25 September 2018

Pukekohe Park, Events Centre, Pukekohe, Auckland

Join us at Auckland Conversations as we discuss how to manage urban growth with world leading expert city-maker, Hila Oren.

6:30pm: Networking & refreshments
7:00pm: Start
8:30pm: Finish

Auckland’s growth is far from slowing and looking ahead 30 years, our urban area will grow and change. How do we manage this growth? A big part of the future lies within south Auckland.

For more info conversations.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/events/new-south-managing-growth-auckland

District Corner - Have you registered for the Conference?

There are only 5 days until earlybird registrations run out for District 9920 Conference in Napier next year. We have had a wonderful year as a Club and what better way to celebrate than at Conference? 
 
Check your email from John Fothergill - District Conference Chair 2019.
 
 
 
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Rotary Downunder

Check out Roger's recommendations in the latest edition...
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Roger That!
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Meeting:

Thursday 21 February 2019

Papakura RSA 

5.30pm for Dinner @ 6pm

Meeting @ 6.45pm

 

 

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Duty Committee: Community

Greeting: Community

Attendance: Robin

 

 

 

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