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Tuesday 13 May 2014

In this weeks newsletter
  • 2014 Rotary Club of Kent Town Change Over Dinner
  • Asylum Speakers Awareness Program
  • Friends of Nepal Orphanage School Building Fundraiser
  • Training Seminar for Foundation Grants, Youth Protection and risk Management
  • St Peter Shed Ceremony
  • The Reel Event by the Rotary Club of Magill Sunrise

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Tuesday 20 May
Fellowship at The Royal Hotel
KENT TOWN
Tuesday 27 May
Guest Speaker Brady Meills
"Cambodia Sunrise Charity"
Tuesdays 6:30pm for 6:45pm
The Royal Hotel
2 North Terrace Kent Town
(map)
 
President
Tegan Webb
E: presidentrckt@gmail.com
 
Secretary
Jonno McIntyre
E: secretaryrckt@gmail.com
 
Honorary Member
Steven Marshall MP for Norwood
 
Apologies and guests contact our Secretary by email or mobile 0410 485 323
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CLUB PROJECTS

2014 Rotary Club of Kent Town Change Over Dinner

WHEN: Friday 27th June 2014
TIME: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start
WHERE: Adelaide Royal Coach, 24 Dequettevile Tce, KENT TOWN 5071 (map)
COST: $35.00 includes Carvery Dinner. Cash bar
RSVP: Inquire (email)

Asylum Speakers Awareness Program

The Asylum Speakers Program (ASAP) continues to cultivate human connections throughout its active involvement with Rotary Clubs and other community groups in Adelaide. The Rotary Club of Morialta welcomed Asylum Speakers Kaylene, Greg and Nelson on March 5. This provided an opportunity for fellow Rotarians to discuss the challenges that face people seeking asylum in Australia

As part of the "Harmony Day" celebrations, the ASAP team was invited to present at the Migration Museum. the fifty participants that took part in the ASAP workshop embarked in an imaginary journey that depicted the challenges that an Australian could potentially face, if their homeland was plagued with conflict and destruction. Through the use of story telling, Asylum Speakers Melissa and Nelson attempted to shed some light on some of the dire circumstances that could push people to flee their home countries to seek protection somewhere. 

In an attempt to reach out to community groups and to build partnerships with like-minded networks, Asylum Speakers Melissa and Nelson also presented at Change The Conversation. This is a forum that brings together people in the humanitarian sector to explore practical ways to support asylum seekers living in the community. 

If you would like to host an Asylum Speaker, please contact us via email (asap.rotary@gmail.com)

Presentation Dates

Date Time Location Address Contact/Bookings
Sunday
March 23
2:30pm and 3:30pm: Migration Museum 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide
(map)
Nelson Sanz at asap.rotary@gmail.com
 
Tuesday
April 08
6:45 for 7.00am R.C. Magill Sunrise Hectorville Sporting Club, Fisher St. Magill (map) Ian Carman.
0401 876 100
Wednesday
April 16
5.45 for 6.00pm R.C. Prospect The Old Adelaide Inn, 160 O'Connell St. North Adelaide (map) Martin Cini.
0407 602 300
Tuesday
April 29
6.30 for 7.00pm R.C. Strathalbyn Victoria Hotel, Albyn Tce. Strathalbyn (map) Craig Maidment.
0421 087 921
 
Monday
May 05
6.30 for 7.00pm R.C. of Tailem Bend Riverside Hotel, Princes Hwy. Tailem Bend (map) Sara Fensak.
0428 874 717
 

UPCOMING GUEST SPEAKER

Peter Gale

Australind Children's Fund is a non-Government Australian based international aid Organisation (NGO) that has been supporting projects in many countries over the past 30 years.

It has raised over $1,000,000 for international aid projects and continues to support community based aid programs in these countries.

The Australind Constitution specifically references that the objectives and purposes of the organisation is to provide assistance, maintenance, support and benefits for orphans, destitute homeless, abandoned physically and mentally handicapped children and young people in overseas countries as well as indigenous young people of Australia and New Zealand as the board of management shall decide.

FEATURE

Are you an Established Professional Wanting to Make Positive Changes In Your Community and Around the World?


Becoming a Rotarian connect you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back. Over a meal or coffee, or even online, you'll:
  • Discuss your community's needs and discover creative ways to meet them
  • Expand your leadership and professional skills
  • Catch up with good friends and meet new ones
Clubs accept new member by invitation, so we recommend you first reach out to to a club in your area to learn more.  It's not only a good way to get to know us - It's also a great way to get involved in your community.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Tue. 20 May 2014
Tue. 27 May 2014
01-04 June 2014
Tue. 10 June 2014
Tue. 17 June 2014
Tue. 24 June 2014
Fri. 27 June 2014
Fellowship
Guest Speaker Brady Meills
International Convention, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Induction of Susan Brady, Working Groups
TBA, Followed by Joint Board Meeting
No Meeting on this Night
Kent Town Change Over Dinner

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friends of Nepal Orphanage School Building Fundraiser

Guest Speaker: Ishwor Ghimire is 17 and is the eldest boy of the Dalit Women's Upliftment Center Orphanage. He is currently studying at Pulteney Grammar School & will talk abuot his life & what the Orphanage School will mean to the Dalit community
  • Enjoy three bottles of wine per table of 10, a two course meal, tea & coffee, Lucky Spot and door prizes.
  • Live Auction (Jewelry, Paintings, Hand Made Quilt)
  • Silent Auction (wine, gift baskets, Vouchers)
All proceeds to the Dalit (untouchable) Women Upliftment Centre Orphanage School Building Fund. This humanitarian project is supported by Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS). All donations are tax deductible

WHEN: Friday 25 July
TIME: 7:00pm for 7:30pm dinner until 11:00pm
WHERE: Belair Country Club, Upper Sturt Rd, BLEAIR SA (map)
COST:  $55 (Table of 10 = $500).  Friends of Nepal, Westpac Blackwood BSB: 035082 Account: 143813
RSVP:  By July 14th Marg 0434 378 214 Margcon@adam.com.au or Denise 0414 358 106 denise.23@iinet.net.au

Training Seminar for Foundation Grants, Youth Protection and Risk Management

Learn how to protect and strengthen your Rotary Club in these important areas.

WHEN: Sunday 25 May
TIME: 12:45 for 1:00pm start
WHERE: St Francis of Assisi School, 57 Newton Road, NEWTON (map)
COST:  Free
RSVP:  d9520.training@gmail.com

St Peters Shed Ceremony

The unveiling ceremony and afternoon tea

WHEN: Saturday 24 May
TIME: 2:30pm
WHERE: St Peter's Rotary Shed, Linde Reserve, STEPHNEY (map)
COST:  Free
RSVP:  d9520.training@gmail.com

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."
- George Eliot

2013-2014 BOARD


President
Tegan Webb

Vice President
Kaylene Kranz

Immediate Past President
Steve Hayter

President Elect & Club Engagement Director
Sarah Stewart

Secretary 
Jonno McIntyre

Treasurer
Augustine Bhaskarraj

Community Director
Chris Harris

International Service Projects Director
Greg Love

Communications & Visibility Director
Nelson Sousa

OUR LAST MEETING


Meeting
43rd Meeting for 2013/14

Date
Tuesday 13 May

Chair
President Tegan Webb

Venue
The Royal Hotel, Kent Town

Activity

Guest Speaker Emma Heidenreich
"My times in Nepal"

Apologies
Greg, Kaylene, Steve, Sarah, Nelson Sans, Melissa, Kara, Heather, Gus

Guests
Sue, Maria, Brady, Araene, Denise, Joni, Margaret from the Rotary Club of Blackbwood
Rotary Club of Kent Town
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