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Rotary Club of Papakura Inc.
2018-2019 

03 June 2019 | Issue 40

 
From the President's Desk

Hello fellow Rotarians,
 
So this is it, my last week as President and what a year it has been!

I want to say a massive thank you to the whole club for the great support and help I have received over the last 12 Months. It really was a lot of fun, mixed in with some hard work which is often the best combination. Leading Papakura Rotary and working alongside you has been an honour and I am grateful I was given the opportunity. As a Club we have done ourselves proud and I believe we have had a substantial impact on our wider community. 
 
Changeover registration is now closed for this Saturday. Remember this is a formal evening and a chance to flash it up a bit and based on last year will be good fun!
 
Tracey and I cannot be there for Lily’s speech on Thursday which is very sad as she has just been a fantastic exchange student. Please get behind her and come along to see her off. She did a great job at farewell of thanking her host families and the club. Not a dry eye in the house. You will be missed Lily!
 
See you all on Saturday night,
 
Cheers,
Jon
2019 Rotary International Convention  - Hamburg
John and Frances Fothergill with a Rotarian couple from Palmerston North
 
The Rotary Convention officially got underway today in Hamburg, Germany with a flag ceremony, talented artists and special welcome from Rotary International President Barry Rassin.  John Fothergill and wife Frances are among the 25,000 Rotarians attending. Will be great to hear back from John on his return, it should definitely make for interesting dinner conversation! See below for photos from the day...
 
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It's Goodbye from Bill
 
The Club has had the good fortune of having Bill Charkow (Howick Rotary) as our Assistant Governor for the 2018/2019 year. Bill has finished his tenure and a trip overseas means we won't have the pleasure of his company at our Changeover.  Jon has felt well supported and connected to District during his year as President and would like to extend his thanks to Bill for his interest in our Club. See a letter below from Bill giving us a bit of a pat on the back ...
 
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Thank you ....
 
Changeover - 22 June 2019

We are looking forward to a great night at 5.30pm on the  22nd June for Changeover at LaValla.

If you have registered can you please pay into the account ($55.00 per person with your name as a reference). Account details: 02 04000029822 000

We are getting down to the wire. If you haven't yet registered but would like to come along, please let Tracey know.

Joint meeting of the Rotary Clubs of Drury and Papakura
LAST DAY TO RSVP - Lets get along and support the Trainee of the Year 2019
 
 
Trainee of the Year Presentation 2019
Joint meeting of the Rotary Clubs of Drury and Papakura
Reunion of Past members of the Rotary Club of Drury
 
You are cordially invited to an evening of fellowship and the presentation to the winner of the Trainee of the Year 2019
(This is also a wonderful opportunity for a reunion of past members of the Rotary Club of Drury.)
 
 
Where:      The Papakura Club
                   10 Croskery Road, Papakura
Date:         10th June 2019   
Time:        6.30pm for 7.00pm
Cost:         $35  per person
 
RSVP:       By:  3rd June 2019
     Bill Kuegler
                   kueglerbill@gmail.com
                   027 492 2113
 
 
A Call for Curtains

The Rotary Club of Parnell has been asked by Habitat for Humanity for assistance sourcing curtains for its Curtain Bank.
 
The Curtain Bank urgently needs 2 500 curtains for 200 families living in substandard accommodation. The curtains are needed as soon as possible because most of the windows in their homes are unlined and with winter on us, they are cold and unhealthy.

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Roger That!
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir one’s blood and probably themselves will not be realised.
 

Meeting:

Thursday 15 August 2019
Papakura RSA 
5.30pm for Dinner @ 6pm
Meeting @ 6.45pm

Meeting Responsibilities

Duty Committee: Fellowship

Attendance: Sue Williamson

 

 

 

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