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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Dancing With Memories Launch

The first launch of “Dancing with Memories” – a book to introduce 5-8year olds to people living with dementia – took place on 2nd June 2021 at Moerlina Primary. Held in lieu of our weekly meeting, this event was attended by the 60 students in the school, parents, grandparents, members…

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Polio Eradication Update

Past Rotary International Director Dr Ken Collins has been heavily involved with Rotary’s polio eradication effort since the 1980s. This short presentation by Dr Collins, available on Facebook, gives an overview of the effects of polio, and why it is important for Rotary to see the polio eradication effort through…

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