Meeting 21st July: DG Visit

Wednesday 21st July 2021 was the Official Visit to the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay by DG Dee Buckland and her husband Jonathan Weir. Pictured with DG Dee and Jonathan is AG Jeremy Wood and President Max Hipkins. During her presentation, DG Dee presented the District 9455 Communications Award to Charter President Di…

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Meeting 14 July: Bev Lowe

On Wednesday 14th July, new member Bev Lowe updated us on what she and her husband John are currently doing in the community in their ‘retirement’. After years of full-on community service through community services they established – firstly through Manna Inc and then Moort Care – they are currently:…

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2021/22 President’s Vision

Reproduced below is Max Hipkin’s speech at our Changeover Night on 26th June 2021 on being inducted as our 2021/22 Club President. Thank you Past President Di.  It is my pleasure to pay tribute to you and your Board’s significant achievements over the past year.  I would now like to…

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District Communications Award

We are thrilled that our club once again received the District 9455 Communications Award, announced on Saturday Night at the online district changeover. Our communications team for 2020/21 were Di Collins (bulletin editor) and Simone Collins (webmaster), with both jointly managing our Facebook page.

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Changeover Night 2021

On Saturday 26th June, the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay’s fantastic Changeover was enjoyed by 61 attendees at the Holiday Inn City Centre. We had 27 members, spouses, friends, members of Lions, folk from the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, and politicians both current (Linda Reynolds) and former (Bill Marmion and…

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Meeting 9th June: 3 New Members!

During our meeting on 9th June 2021, we inducted three new members, bringing our ratio back to 50:50 male/female membership. A very warm welcome to: Mehrane Mehramiz, an Alzheimer’s Researcher who will work on the Youth Committee; Bev Lowe, who is well known for the amazing work she and her…

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