MEETING 1104: MOULIN ROUGE

In Lieu of the Campbelltown Memorial Oval, which was in use for the Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup training, we gathered for an informal breakfast meeting at the Red Mill, 25 Hectorville Road, Hectorville. Breakfast at the Red Mill usually kicks off at 7:30 AM, but they made an exception for the Rotary Club of Magill Sunrise and took orders at seven. 1104 Bulletin

MEETING 1103: ALL ABOUT VINNIES

You may recall that we donated $1500 towards Vinnies Bushfire Appeal. In response Jayne Short from St Vincent de Paul paid visit us on Tuesday to tell us a little more on what they do. Jayne says that most of Vinnies Fund Raising is via the Vinnies Shops, so keep donating and keep buying. Truly amazing work being done by mostly volunteers, thanks Jayne for coming in and showing us what Vinnies are doing in the community. 1103 Bulletin

MEETING 1102: ROTARY FOUNDATION

Our Guest speaker this week was Mark Anderson from The Rotary Foundation in Parramatta. He was in town for a few days and was talking to a few clubs on…you guessed it…The Rotary Foundation. Now if you have ever been on a Rotary Board you would have had the Foundation rant from DG’s of yesteryear and I have even sat through a few at our club breakfast meetings. 1102 Bulletin

MEETING 1101: DAILY MOVES

Bulletin Editor Mark Thompson subbed in for President Greg at our last meeting, when Mark had the pleasure of introducing our Guest Speaker Allysa Hill, who told us about a new program for aging Aussies, entitled ‘Daily Moves’. This program is part of ‘Move it Aus – Better Aging’ The objective of the program is to improve older Australians overall health and wellbeing, particularly those less active. 1101 Bulletin

MEETING 1100: NEW VENUE

We went from having Plenty of Time for moving some time in February to almost NO Time to get our things out of Heccies to the Campbelltown Memorial Oval (CMO) and be ready for our first meeting of the year on Tuesday. Maybe it made sense in a way that our milestone 1100thmeeting would be in a new venue. I must thank Colin and Graham who helped me move everything our stuff from Heccies last Thursday in 40 odd degree heat, it was a hot job but an important one, thanks guys!! 1100 Bulletin

MEETING 1099: PUNK’D!

Our last meeting of the year….meeting 1099, and what a way to send off 2019 than with a little “SteamPunk” presented by Anne Ruwoldt. So what is “SteamPunk” I hear you ask….well Steampunk is a retrofuturistic subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. President Elect Mark got well and truly into the spirit of the occasion!  1099 Bulletin

MEETING 1098: OUR PIONEERING HISTORY

Bob Stace, from the Pioneers Association of SA was our Guest Speaker Tuesday morning. Anyone with at least one Ancestor who arrived in the colony prior to 28th December 1846 is eligible to join as a full member (associate and junior membership is also encouraged). As it turns out members, Simon Brewer and Mark Thompson are both eligible as full members. Retired School Principal, Bob, kept us informed and entertained with his lively presentation. 1098 Bulletin

MEETING 1097: MARK’S JAPAN VISIT

This week our speaker was club member Mark Thompson, who entertained us with his experiences on his recent trip to Japan. Peter and Emiko Mayer from RC Morialta), who were unofficial team leaders for Mark and Mari Thompson, Bob and Marylyn Cooper (Burnside) and Di Potter, former Rotarian. RC Morialta and the Japanese Club of Usa (on the island of Kyushu) have a formal relationship, where they host Rotarians from each club on an alternating biennial basis. Members of the Usa club will visit Morialta in 2021. 1097 Bulletin

MEETING 1096: ALL ABOUT COTA

We had another full house this week plus some extras in our Friend of Magill Sunrise Bernard Cole and our Honorary Member Jeff Neale. We were all in attendance to hear our guest speaker Carol Hillman from COTA, which stands for Council of the Aging which is described as an older people movement run by, for and with older people. They look at how society views aging and what they can do to improve their member’s lifestyles from this through a number of programs. 1096 Bulletin

MEETING 1095: FROM BRAZIL TO OZ

We had an interesting meeting on Tuesday where our guest speaker made it to the meeting with minutes to spare before her presentation. Our guest was Andrea Hughes who was a Group Study Exchange (GSE) member from Brazil, back in the turn of the
century. Andreas presentation was on her journey from then where she is today. 1095 Bulletin