Sunday, August 9, 2009

Rotary Out West..News and Information for Districts 9450,9460,9470

Meet the District Governor's and Partners for 2009/2010

District 9450 Geoff and Margaret Simpson
Rotary Club of West Perth

Keith and Libby Hopkins
Rotary Club of Collie

Ian and Robyn Jones
Rotary Club of Wyalkatchem



As you know the Australian Rotary Health Great Australian Bike Riding team will be in the Perth Metropolitan area from Thursday 13th August until Friday 16th August,2009.
The main dinner being held to welcome the cyclists and support team members is on Saturday 15th August ,2009,
At the Comfort Inn Bel Eyre, 285 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont.
The cost is $40.00 per person.
Come along and support the riders by making this a jovial evening

and listen to some of the cyclists speak about their experiences ,highs and lows,
and the fun they had so far along the way.
There is limited seating however we must fill the room to capacity.

To confirm your attendance you MUST register your names
with GRAHAM BROWN by phoning 93173698 or email anne
Support your Health Fund by supporting this event.
Register today!!
Graham Brown
Australian Rotary Health
Director Western Region
Ph 93173698

The Great Australian Bike Ride
Thursday August 13th Scheduled to arrive Comfort Inn [Bell Eyre Motel] 4.00pm
Great Eastern Highway Belmont from Toodyay [Thursday Evening free night]
Friday Morning August 14th, 7.30am

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Swan Districts for Breakfast
Friday Evening August 14th

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Midland
Saturday Morning August 15th, 9.30am
Meet and Greet Burswood Park [near casino on foreshore]
Encourage Rotary Clubs and Bike groups to make use of
Cycleways to ride in to Burswood Park
Saturday Evening August 15th, 7pm
Dinner at Function room at Bell Eyre Motel
Guests and friends welcome $40 p/p
Sunday Morning August 16th, 9.00am
Riders leave Kings Park for Fremantle
Farewelled by the Lord Mayor of Perth
opposite the War Memorial
Sunday Morning August 16th,
Arriving 10.00am, on The Fremantle Esplanade
[opposite the Esplanade Hotel, next to Carriage Cafe ]
Hosting by Fremantle & nearby Clubs All Welcome [1 hour]
Departure at 11am.
Sunday August 16th, 12.00pm
Arrive Rockingham for Lunch
Hosting by surrounding Rotary Clubs
Scheduled to arrive Mandurah, 4.00pm
Hosting by Rotary Clubs

Day 149 - Perth to Mandurah via Fremantle - August 16
Day 150 - Mandurah to Bunbury - August 17
Day 151 - Bunbury to Margaret River - August 18
Day 152 - Margaret River to Alexandra Bridge - August 19
Day 153 - Alexandra Bridge to Boyup Brook - August 20
Day 154 - Boyup Brook to Katanning - August 21
Day 155 - Katanning to Mount Barker - August 22
Day 156 - Mount Barker to Albany - August 23
Day 157 - Albany to Green Range Rest Area - August 24
Day 158 - Green Range Rest Area to Jerramungup - August 25
Day 159 - Jerramungup to Ravensthorpe - August 26
Day 160 - Ravensthorpe to Munglinup - August 27
Day 161 - Munglinup to Esperance - August 28
Day 162 - Rest Day in Esperance - August 29
Day 163 - Esperance to Salmon Gums - August 30
Day 164 - Salmon Gums to Norseman - August 31
Day 165 - Kalgoorlie to Kambalda - September 1
Day 166 - Kambalda to Norseman - September 2
Day 167 - Norseman to Rest Area - September 3
Day 168 - Rest Area to 90 Mile Sign Rest Area - September 4
Day 169 - 90 Mile Sign Rest Area to Domblegabby Rest Area - September 5
Day 170 - Domblegabby Rest Area to Observatory Turnoff Rest Area - September 6
Day 171 - Observatory Turnoff Rest Area to Carlabeencabba Rockhole - September 7
Day 172 - Carlabeencabba Rockhole to Eucla - September 8
Day 173 - Rest Day in Eucla - September 9
Day 174 - Eucla to Scenic Lookout - September



Districts 9450, 9460, 9470

North Lake Senior Campus 188 Winterfold Road, Kardinya WA 6163.

Registration 8.00 am
8.30 am
Welcome (intro guests and DRFCCs) DG Geoff Simpson
Message from Rotary Foundation DG Ian Jones

Seminar Session 1 - What happened last year?
1 Year in Review PDG Peter MacKerrecher

2 District Reviews District Rotary Foundation Committee Chairmen PRID Ken Collins (9450), PDG John Kevan (9460), PDG Hugh Langridge (9470)
3 Group Study Exchange GSE Chairs advising of current & planned exchanges

4 Peace Scholar Presentation

5 Ambassadorial Scholar Presentation

6 Alumni Presentation

7 Polio Plus – An update PRID Ken Collins

Morning break 10.30 am

Seminar Session 2 What’s new this year? 11.00 am

1 District Amalgamation – The latest information PDG Colin Thorniley

2 Available funding program changes PDG Hugh Langridge

3 Projects in the pipeline 3 Clubs describing their projects

4 Workshop Please come prepared with your ideas to offer for discussion:-
· How to increase interest in the Rotary Foundation – non contributing Clubs
· How to get all clubs to budget correctly for contributions
· Preparing Matching Grants
· Effect of giving to special disaster funds on Rotary Foundation income
· Other topics you wish to discuss

5 Workshop & Seminar Summary Q & A Panel

Close Seminar & Thanks DG Keith Hopkins
Close 1.00 pm

ALSO on the same day
1pm – 3 pm

1.00 pm Lunch ($10.00 per head for lunch and drink) 30 mins

1.30 pm Applying for Matching Grants

· Selection of Project - Precise definition and implementation
· Involvement of ‘in-country’ Club and District
· Invitations to other Clubs to contribute
· Availability of District Designated Funds
· Obligations and Reporting
· Other maters

2.30 District Simplified Grants

· When available
· How to apply
· Obligations and Reporting

2.45 How to access other Projects

3.00 Questions & Close

Please contact your District Rotary Foundation Committee Chairman to advise how many Rotarians & Guests from your Club will be attending. Preferably by email PLEASE.

CONTACTS:-- Phone email
PRID Ken Collins D9450 0385 0471
PDG John Kevan D9460 0419 947 862 (preferred)
PDG Hugh Langridge D9470 9339 4592



The Rotary Club of Perth is honoured to have the Premier of Western Australia Mr. Colin Barnett to speak at our Club luncheon Friday the 14th August 2009.
" The Premier will speak on a variety of subjects which are of vital concern and interest to all Western Australians as well as Rotarians.
Mr Barnett will speak on small business issues, commerce, the developments in our state's north west as well as Rotary's work.
Rotarians please extend our invitation and this very unique opportunity to attend the luncheon to fellow Rotarians, your family and business members.
Numbers may be limited so please reserve your place/s in advance and by no later than 12pm Monday 10th August.
Please RSVP your attendance (and number of guests you are bringing) to the Rotary Club of Perth Office by phone or email, NO LATER THAN 12:00pm Monday 10th of August.
Kind regards
Office Manager
Rotary Club of Perth
Ph: +61 (08) 9321 4356
Fax: +61 (08) 9486 4322



PP Russell Perring, Eileen Clark and Community Sevices Director Bryan Martin
Eileen Stark - Rotary Club of Belmont Citizen Of The Year
Eileen became involved in Guides in 1969 when she accidentally became Leader of the 2nd Belmont Brownies.

In 1976 she became Leader of the Cloverdale Ranger Unit.
Over time the Girl Guides and Brownies became Guides and then back to Girl Guides
and Eilleen saw it all.
In 1988 she helped organise Camp 200 at Araluen.
Since 2002 she has been a Guide Leader for the Belmont Guides
In her spare time Eileen is an active member of Surf Lifesaving and has been a competition officer since 1979.


PP Tony Hames Rotary Club of Armadale receives a PHF [Paul Harris Fellow]
Tony Smith who works in the community in the Armadale area
is recognised by the Rotary Club of Armadale
Pictured here with PDG Graham Brown
There was a Scottish Flavour at the Handover at Welshpool
Incoming President Bob Halliday with Rob Whyte and Mel Johnson

PP Lesley Johnson




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