Rotary Club of Papakura 

10th September 2020, Issue 10

From the President's Desk
Hi All
Thanks, Hobby for your presentation on the Cemetery Shelter Project last week. When we get the opportunity to do something like this, we do it well.
Great to see a number of ‘old’ faces and remember their contribution to the RC of Papakura. Great to catch up with PP Noel and Dianne.
This week is our AGM. This is a requirement of being an Incorporated Rotary Club and once it is over, it is over. Enough said.
Look forward to seeing you all Thursday
Yours in Rotary 
Committee Dinner

Thursday 17th September at 6pm  RSA

Join us for a Committee dinner on Thursday 17th September at 6pm.  
This dinner will be at the RSA Papakura and will follow all the requirements for Covid-19 level 2.5. 
RSA Papakura rules under the Government Covid-19 Level 2.5 restrictions
  • RSA can have 100 people in at a time, keeping to groups of no more than 10 people.
  • YOU MUST SIGN IN If you have the Mobile App, we have the QR SCAN CODE poster or SIGN IN sheets available at both entrances.
  • Social Distancing is a MUST- please keep 2 metres or 6 Ft apart from the next person.
  • Face Mask – OPTIONAL
  • RSA have hand sanitiser/ wipes available around the club, they are there to be used to protect yourself and others.
  • If you are sick, please stay home as we are all in this FIGHT together against COVID- 19
  • Take Care, Stay Safe & Be Kind
    ERK'S Working Bee 

    Great work by all the club members who helped with the ERK boxes on Saturday. 

    NZ Motorcycle Show 2020
    Put it in your diary 
    Zone 8 | Rotary 2020 | Virtual Conference 
    Publised on the Rotary Ociena Facebook page

    Rotary International
    Published on the Rotary International website
    Young inventor of eco-friendly bricks comes full circle
    Binish Desai began working on an eco-friendly brick made out of recycling and waste, when he was 11. The former Rotary Youth Exchange student, inventor, and entrepreneur credits Rotary with giving him the support to pursue his dreams. Now he’s giving back through a new Rotary club.
    Diving Legend 
    John Ross
    The photo of John was a reminder to us all of a man very close to 80 years old in his element on a lonely Waiheke Beach, picking through the abundant driftwood to produce an excellent fire.
    Having this Diving Legend in our club is a very special privilege. John he can still free dive for Scallops in 14 meters of water and on this occasion he had collected some mussels.
    We cooked them on a lovely rocky beach on Waiheke last Friday on a day from heaven.
    We enjoyed a day out of the box on Friday. Flat calm seas, lovely sunny day and great company; a world away from Covid-19. How Lucky are we to be in Gods Own.
    Having Fun on Zoom
    Thursday 19th November 2020
    Papakura RSA
    5.30pm for Dinner at 6pm
    Meeting at 6.45pm

    Meeting Responsibilities

    Duty Committee: International

    Attendance: Robin Matheson




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