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Rotary Club of Papakura 
2019-2020 

13 May 2020, Issue 37

 
Rotary 
District Governor attends Zoom meeting
 
A big thank you to Gary Langford the 9920 District Governor for attending our club zoom meeting on Thursday 7th May. It was lovely for the club members to talk with Gary about Rotary and what is happening in the district. As Gary said it so important to keep connected as a Rotary Club.
Gary encouraged all members to check out the Rotary International's Free Virtual Event - "Now More than Ever, Rotary Connects the World: The 2020 Rotary Virtual Convention". 
 
We also had Lily from France join our meeting again. It was so lovely to chat with Lily and thank you for getting up so early.
 
RYPEN TEAM PRESENTATION
 
Further to my mentioning at our last Zoom Club Meeting, I am now able to supply the required link to all those that are interested in enjoying the presentation from the RYPEN Team. They have created a wonderful comprehensive series of six interactive video presentations specifically tailored to this year’s awardees who missed out on the Kokako Camp due to Covid 19.
 
Most of you know Ainie Kwok who as a member of the St Johns Rotary Club, took over the RYPEN responsibility immediately following Papakura last year. Ainie has been a wonderful advocate and organiser ever since even handling the cancelling of the event at Camp Adair at the 11th hour and reorganising the entire event at the Sir Peter Blake complex on the North Shore.
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May - Youth Service Month

Rotary Youth Programmes are one of our key strengths in the community

Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours 
Take a look at just some of Google’s top museums that are offering online tours and exhibits. Museums around the world are also sharing their most zen art on social media to help people cope with staying home.
 
British Museum, London
This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/
 
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/musee-dorsay-paris?hl=en
 
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Anyone who is a fan of this tragic, ingenious painter can see his works up close (or, almost up close) by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en
 
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century can be found in this California art museum. Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-j-paul-getty-museum?hl=en
Level 2 Advice from a Women

Meeting:

Via "Zoom" at 6 pm
Thursday 14 May
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