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Tuesday 17 February 2015

In this weeks newsletter
  • Guest Speaker 24th Feb
  • Christmas in July Update
  • Rotary Club of Kent Town to support RYPEN 2015
  • Rotary's 110th Birthday
  • Movie Fundraiser - The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • St Peter's Rotary Market

UPCOMING MEETING

Tuesday 24 February
Guest Speaker - Maj Gen (Retd) Vikram Madan
Thursday 26 February
Film Night at Piccadilly Cinemas
Tuesday 3 February
General Meetings
Calendar Events & Details
Tuesdays 6:30pm for 6:45pm
The Royal Hotel
2 North Terrace Kent Town
(map)
 
President
Sarah Stewart
E: presidentrckt@gmail.com
 
Secretary
Kaitlin Piggott
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Honorary Member
Steven Marshall MP for Norwood
 
Apologies and guests contact our Secretary by email or mobile 0433 387 082
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FEATURE

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

CLUB ACTIVITIES

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

What: A weekend live-in leadership seminar
When: 10th - 12th April 2015
Where: Shiloh Hills Camp Site, Ironbank SA (map)

Link to RYPEN

OTHER ROTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS & COMMUNITY EVENTS

Movie Fundraiser - The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Rotary Foundation is holding a film night to raise funds for END POLIO NOW

WHEN Thursday, February 26th Movie starts 7:15pm
WHERE Piccadilly Cinema, O'Connell St. North Adelaide (map)
COST  $20 per person 
BOOK  Limited tickets are available (Booking)

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (movie trailer)
Set in India this movie is a sequel to the previous movie of similar title and has all the same actors with a few new actors arriving as guests at the hotel.

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK

"If you're gonna make a change, operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me."
- Tony Robbins

2013-2014 BOARD


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


Meeting
30th Meeting for 2014/15

Date
Tuesday 17 February

Chair
Vice President Kaylene Kranz

Venue
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
Rotary Club of Kent Town
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