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Tuesday 4 March 2014

In this weeks newsletter
  • Donations in Kind (DIK) Update
  • Thank You for another Jumble Sale a success
  • Guest Speaker Reno Elms coming to speak to at our next meeting
  • 2014 District Conference at Warrnambool
  • Latin American Fiesta
  • Special Presentation: Gemma Sisia, School of St Jude, Tanzania


Tuesday 11 March
Rotarian and Salvation Army Officer Remo Elms; 
Random Acts of Kindness
Tuesday 18 March
Internal Working Groups
Tuesday 25 March
Guest Speaker Faye Gough, Youth Parliament
Tuesdays 6:30pm for 6:45pm
The Royal Hotel
2 North Terrace Kent Town
Tegan Webb
Jonno McIntyre
Honorary Member
Steven Marshall MP for Norwood
Apologies and guests contact our Secretary by email or mobile 0410 485 323


DIK update

Reminder of the 15th and 16th of March, we have a number of member names down for the 15th, but we will need names for  the 16th. Recruit friends, family colleagues, neighbors, anyone. Like we have mentioned even if they can only contribute an hour or two, it will really help. If you like to get involved contact us.

Jumble Sale

Thanks to Kaylene, Greg, Steve, Gus, Nelson SC, Kaitlin, Jonno and his friends Benji and Tegan. The 54th St Peters' Jumble Sale was anther successful and fun event.


Reno Elms - Random Acts of Kindness

Founded in 1865. The Salvation Army The organization reports worldwide memebership of over 1.5 million consisting of soldiers, officers and adherents known as Salvationists. The organisation soughts to bring salvation to the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their physical and spiritual needs. It has a presence in 126 countries running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless, and providing disaster relief and humanitarian aid to developing countries.

WHEN: 11th March 2014
WHERE: The Royal Hotel, 2 North Terrace, KENT TOWN (map)
RSVP: If you wish to attend this as our guest please contact our secretary email / 0410 485 323


District Assembly

There's still time to register.  Standard registration rate is extended until 31st of January only. . Registration received after 2 March will not be recorded in Conference Directory. Click here to register. Check out the video here. This year's theme is "Whale of a Time at Warnambool" and features a whale called Seymour.  This memorable, enlightening, informative and entertaining chance for Rotarians, partners and friends to "Engage Rotary - Change Lives.  Following its major redevelopments in 2012, the Lighthouse Theatre retains much of the beauty of the origianl Victorian town hall whilst combining it with the latest theatre technology. 

WHERE: The Lighthouse Theatre, 185 Timor St., Warrnambool (map)
WHEN: 20 - 23 March 2014


11 March 2014
13 March 2014
15 March 2014
18 March 2014

20-23 March 2014
25 March 2014
01 May 2014
02 May 2014
04 May 2014
08 May 2014
15 May 2014
16 May 2014
22 May 2014
27 May 2014
01-04 June 2014
27 June 2014
Guest Speaker Reno Elms, Salvation Army
Special Presentation: Gemma Sisia, School of St Jude
Load Overseas container, Donations In Kind, Edinburgh
Working Groups

District 9520 Conference, Warnambool, VIC
Guest Speaker Faye Gough, Youth Parliament
Putting Down Roots, 
White Lion ‘Bail Out’ event
District Training Assembly
Guest Speaker & Member Melissa, Peace Scholarships
Meeting moved to 16th May
Dinner at Stoneyfell Wineries
Australian Red Cross Youth Programmes
Working Groups
International Convention, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Kent Town Change Over Dinner


Special Presentation: Gemma Sisia, School of St Jude, Tanzania

For the first time in several years Gemma Sisia, Founder of the School of St Jude in Tanzania will visit Adelaide for one day only. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Mitcham, guests will hear about the school’s amazing triumphs over the past 12 years and gain insights into Gemma’s personal experiences.

WHEN Thursday 13 March 7pm start
WHERE Wyatt Hall, Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace, Adelaide
COST $20 per ticket, includes a drink and light nibbles

Online Bookings: via TryBooking
Cheque Bookings: ‘Rotary Club of Mitcham Inc’ post to Margaret Northcote, 52 Dress Circle, Athelstone, SA, 5076

For full event details, visit the Facebook Event

Adelaide's Latin American Fiesta

Capture the sights, sounds and excitement of Latin America through a fascinating and electric mix of dance and entertainment while indulging in cuisine that delivers robust, flavorful and inventive food choices. Following last year's successful event, the Rotary Club of Adelaide Light will again hold the Latin American Fiesta.

WHEN Sunday 23rd March 11:00am start
WHERE Linde Reserve (access through Dunstone Grove, map)
COST $10 p.p. $20 for the family

Proceeds from this event will provide living expenses for underprivileged adults students undeertaking their studies in Coluombia's Bogota-Suba district (an area of extreme poverty).

Rotary Club of Hallett Cove - The 2014 Smarts Challenge

Don't miss your change to have fun, impress and win.  This is not your typical quiz night. All funds raised will be used by ROMAC providing urgent medical care for children in developing countries. Great silent auction items and great prizes..

WHEN Saturday 29th March 2014
TIME: 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start
WHERE  Flagstaff Hill Golf Club Memford Way Flagstaff Hill (map)
COST  $13.00 per person
RSVP: Dennis 0419 261 044 or Shirley 0403 296 210 or email Terry (

Can't make it?  Well, the Rotary Club of Hallett Cove is collecting unwanted foreign banknotes, and coins to aid ROMAC.  This Rotary year so far they have already raised $231.36 in it's ongoing appeal. Your kind donations can be sent to PO Box 240, PARK HOLME SA 5043 or given to a club member.


"The privilege of a life is being who you are".
- Joseph Campbell

2013-2014 BOARD                                 OUR LAST MEETING

Tegan Webb

Vice President
Kaylene Kranz

Immediate Past President
Steve Hayter

President Elect & Club Engagement Director
Sarah Stewart

Jonno McIntyre

Augustine Bhaskarraj

Community Director
Chris Harris

International Service Projects Director
Greg Love

Communications & Visibility Director
Nelson Sousa

33nd Meeting for 2013/14

Tuesday 4 March

President Tegan Webb

The Royal Hotel, Kent Town


Hayley Everuss, OzHarvest Adelaide

Sue Piggot, RC Talem Bend

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