Weekly Meeting 22 January 2018

This week we were joined by Rotary Youth Exchange students Bianca Saikale (from Brazil) and Nina Vilain (from France). Nina is sponsored by Gunnedah & Gunnedah West Rotary Clubs and was in the area visiting a Sawtell exchange student. Brian Leiper reminded members to support exhibitions at the Bunker Cartoon Gallery and to visit when possible. The …Read More >

Weekly Meeting 20 March 2017

We have a Vocational Visit to the Cancer Unit at the Health Campus coming up on 3 April 2017. Getting up in time for a 6.30 – 7.00 am visit will be a challenge for many, but the opportunity to see “behind the scenes” at the campus will be worth it. Our guest speaker this …Read More >

Weekly Meeting 13 March 2017

This week our guest speaker was Shelly Whittington, the NSW & ACT Development Manager for Destiny Rescue. Destiny Rescue is an internationally-recognized non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing children trapped in the sex trade. Shelly advised that every 26 seconds a child is ‘traded’ into the sex industry. 1.2 million children are’ traded’ every year. Destiny Rescue …Read More >

Weekly Meeting 20 February 2017

This week we proposed a toast to the Rotary Club of Monastir Tunisia. This club was founded in 1990, has 20 members and forms part of District 9010. The current president is Med Salah Harzallah and the secretary is Khaled Ben Jannet. Rotary Monastir’s projects include raising funds to fight polio, a blood drive, circumcision …Read More >

Weekly Meeting 13 February 2017

This week, Bernard Spry advised that his family are involved in a school exchange where his 16 year old son has gone to Japan on a 6 months exchange and they now have a ‘new’ son, Sage, also aged 16 from Japan. Bernard’s son is staying with Sage’s family. Bernard will bring Sage along to …Read More >