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Rotary Club of Papakura Inc.
2018-2019 

14 October 2018 | Issue 17

 
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,
 
Regards,
Jon.
Crime, Cops and Community

 
Big thanks to Kelvin McMinn for arranging Area Commander Dave Glossop to speak to us on Thursday evening. There is no doubt, we are lucky to have people like Dave looking out for our Community. He kept us entertained with his stories  and hopeful for a positive future for our town. 
Anne Makes an Impression in Mexico

An update from our travelling Bulletin Co-Editor. Read on to see what Anne has been up to...
 
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Lily Hikes a Volcano

 
Miss France visited Rangitoto on Thursday with the other  D9920 Inbounds. The weather was decidedly average and the climb steeper than she would have liked but she made it!! One more thing to tick off the Bucket List!
Ho, Ho, Ho ....it's almost that time of the Year

Remember to put the Christmas Party on the 11 November @ John Hill Estate if you have registered that you are coming along. The cost is $50 pp and invoices will be sent out this week.
 
 
Rotary Downunder

There are some interesting articles in this month’s Rotary Down Under. I will just mention a few that do make not only interesting reading but also challenges for us as Rotarians. Promoting Rotary in RDU is something we should try to address from Papakura.
 
Read on to see Roger's pick from this months issue....
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District Corner

Fancy yourself a wine connoisseur? Remuera Rotary invites you to WineFriend Wildcard Wine Evening in support of this immensely important health project in the Pacific.   
 
For full details...
 
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International News

 
Rotary clubs in Canada invest in the PACT program, an urban peace initiative that aims to break the cycle of youth crime.
 
Click the link to read the full article www.rotary.org/en/rotary-clubs-help-youth-turn-away-crime
Roger That!
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.  I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe  in them and try to follow where they lead.

Meeting:

Thursday 23 May 2019

Papakura RSA 

5.30pm for Dinner @ 6pm

Meeting @ 6.45pm

 

 

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