Guest Speaker - Major General Vikram Madam 24th Feb
Vikram retired from the Indian Army as a Major General in 2006 into a senior management position as Vice President Corporate Affairs and Business Development with a multinational Indian Corporate. Serving as a Infantry Officer with the elite Gurkha Regiment for nearly four decades. He was twice decorated by the President of India with Vishist Seva Medals for service of distinguished order to the Nation. Vikram has a post-graduate degree in Defence Strategic Studies, a post-graduate degree in Management and Master of Philosophy in International Relations and Strategic Studies. He speaks English, Indi, Urdu, Punjabi and Nepalese fluently. Vikram is a member of South Australian multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission since 2010, a member of Passenger Transport Standards Committee of the Government since 2011 and member of International Humanitarian law Committee of the Red Cross of South Australia since 2008. He is also the past President of Indian Australian Association of South Australia from 2008 to 2011.
Vikram serves on a number of boards including Camp Gallipoli
Christmas in July Update
Past President Greg gave an update on progress towards the Christmas in July dinner for Shelter Box Australia. The date is officially Saturday the 25th July at the Royal Hotel. Shelter Box Australia GM Mike Greenslade is confirmed as our key note speaker.
Rotary Club of Kent Town to support RYPEN 2015
This year we would like to announce that we will be supporting The Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN).
RYPEN aims to provide young people aged 15-17 years with the opportunity to develop their leadership potential, and gain experiences in problem solving and take control of their future. It is a two and a half day program
"If you're gonna make a change, operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me."
- Tony Robbins
President Sarah Stewart
Vice President Kaylene Kranz
Immediate Past President & Community Director Teagan Webb
Club Administration Greg Love
Secretary Kaitlin Piggott
Treasurer Augustine Bhaskarraj
Foundation Director Nelson Sans Cadena
Youth Director Steve Hayter
International Service Projects Director Jesse Barker Gale
Communication and Visibility Sarah Stewart and Greg Love
OUR LAST MEETING
30th Meeting for 2014/15
Tuesday 17 February
Vice President Kaylene Kranz
The Royal Hotel, Kent Town
Activity Guest Speaker Dr Sue Bardy
"Advance Care Directives"
Apologies Gus, Carolyn, Kaitlin and Nelson
On leave is Jess and Tegan
Visiting Rotarians PP Justin Biggs, Debbie Milner and Levina Clark all visiting from Adelaide Edge Rotary Club
PAG Warren Hobbs of Kidman Park Rotary Club
Guests Dawn Stodden
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