Unfortunately, our planned guest speaker Zeke Huigh from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service was unable to attend this week, so President Elect Paul discussed his plans for his upcoming year as President.
Mike Blewitt reminded members that the club’s Charity Golf Day is on at Bonville International golf resort on 8 September 2019. Mike handed out flyers to those present as well as entry forms and advised that an email will issue from Eddie Chau shortly. Mike asked that members forward it on to family, friends and acquaintances to spread the word.
Graham Lockett gave a brief update on action at the Cartoon Gallery. He advised that within the original budget there are funds allocated to landscaping and that he proposes to contract our club to carry out those works and be rewarded accordingly. In turn, Graham suggested that the club then donate some of those funds back to the Gallery. The work is planned to be done be in two stages with stage one in August 2019 and stage two in June 2020.
President Elect Paul advised the he had been speaking to Peter Paff from Sawtell Rotary and coordinator of Rotary Youth Exchange. We are planning to host a student from Slovakia on a shared basis with Sawtell Rotary. Paul has put his hand up for one of the hosting families.