Sunday, May 24, 2009


News and information from Districts 9450,9460,9470


The Nominating Committee,established for the selection of the District Governors of District 9455 and 9465 for Rotary year 2010 - 2011 interviewed all candidates for the position on Sunday May 17.

The successful candidates were:

District 9455: Ian Hutton from the Rotary Club of West Perth
District 9465: Marilyn Barton from the Rotary Club of Booragoon.

If there are any challenges to the above elections,in accordance with Rotary International Bylaw 13.020. they must be lodged with the Western Australia Redistricting Working Party, through the club and current District Governor before Tuesday 2nd of June.


The 2008/2009 Tri Districts Blood Challenge

has been won by the Rotary Club of Swan Valley with 18 donations

and runner up was the Rotary Club of Geraldton with 13 donations

President Betty Pitcher [Rotary Club of Swan Valley with DG Pushpa Pushpalingam


Youth Exchange Students who are presently on their NW Safari
are pictured here at the Tropic of Capricorn 26th parallel


District 9450

The GSE [Group Study Exchange]team is currently in Texas USA
Check out their Blog on the following link


Rotary Club of Western Endeavour

Ambassadorial Scholar Charlee Doom attende the meeting this week
to tell members a little about herself and her home.
Charlee is in Perth studying for a Masters in Business and
was born in Alaska and raised in Kentucky.
Charlee informed members that Kentucky is the horse and bourbon capitol of the world.
It was the birthplace of both men who were Prsidents during the Civil War.
It is well known for attractions such as Fort Knox and Mammoth Cave.
Charlee is a student at UWA, is an avid scuba diver, enjoys public speaking
and working with the Youth.
She is also an agricultural advocate and a travel enthusiast and has travelled to 30 countries.
You can visit Charlees website at

Some members of the Rotary Club of Subiaco
reach some memorable milestones this week
May 26th
Sharee Sasma will celebrate 12 months as a member
May 28th Bill Singleton will celebrate 8 years as a member
June 1st Harry Helmerhorst will celebrate 26 years as a member
June 1st Bill Brown will celebrate 38 years as a member

District 9460

Margaret River Rotary Fun Run
Updated details!!!

Date: 25 October 2009
Time: 8:30am to 10:30am
Venue: Town to Beach, MARGARET RIVER
Cost: Under16 free, Adults $25, Family $50
Contact: Marilyn Hopkins
Phone: 9758 7467


Enjoy a 10km run or a 4km walk from Margaret River to the Ocean,
past tranquil vineyards, beautiful ocean views,
and even a quick dip at the finish line if you wish.
Multitudes of prizes for males, females, juniors, teams and lots more.
This is a fun morning out and the funds raised will again go towards providing
a round trip Bus service from town to the beaches during the long summer holidays,
for our Margaret River kids and visitors alike.
For more information please contact Marilyn Hopkins


District 9470

Rotary Club of Victoria Park

The Victoria Park Rotary Club has as their Guest Speaker on June 9th,
.Gemma Sisia the Principal of The School of St.Jude in Tanzania.
The school is a RAWCS project and is well supported by
Rotary Clubs throughout Australia.
Gemma is touring Australia on a goodwill trip and is reporting to Rotary
on the success the school is having on the children of Tanzania.
If you require more information on the school I suggest you look on the following website.
Gemma is the recipient of a Sapphire Paul Harris Fellow for her work on this project.
Our club meets at The Rotary Residential College 85 Kent Street East Victoria Park
and the meeting commences at 12.00-12.30.
We welcome Guests but would you please indicate your attendance
by ringing Stan Bessen on 9341 2809 or John Colley on 9361 6102.


Rotary Club of Corrigin
Pictured above are students Amber Channon and Sam Kiddle
and Rotarian Jackie Jones.
Amber and Sam were RYPEN [Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment]
attendees and visited the club to tell them of the experience
Rotary Club of Cannington
RC Cannington presents the 40th Annual ladies’ Seminar and Luncheon,
Sat 6th June at the Hyatt Regency.
Always an interesting and pleasurable day,
this is an event our Rotary ladies should NOT MISS!
Cost is only $79 (the luncheon is always as excellent as the company)
and parking is available under the hotel for the day at a cost of $10.
Speakers include Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLA. Patti Chong, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Jade Lewis, Neville Collard.
Register by 2nd June—
Registration forms & further info from Rotarian Geoff Saw au or Arthur Hunt

See your club banner here


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