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1 ROTARY CLUB OF JIMBOOMBA Issue 36 09/04/2017 BOOM TOWN GAZETTE PRESIDENTS RAMBLINGS. Hi All, This week we had Chis Thurtel YEP Chair address us on the benefits given to the inbound and outbound youths in our world -renowned Youth exchange program. Over the years our club has been a huge supporter of the program especially when Mal Strachan was in Chris s position and lately with the irrepressible Maike and will continue to be part of this program. I failed to mention in last week s Flood issue that Louie and Christine from the Logan House Fire Support group gave us an equally informing talk on the previous Tuesday on what they do in the community following a fire, especially giving us the incredible figures on fires including over 100 already this year. We will continue to support Louie and Christine as we can. On Thursday, we had the flood postponed Board and Expo debrief meeting and whilst we will discuss more on Tuesday it was very good meeting especially on the Expo which although the bottom line has not been finalised due to a few accounts to come in, it has been very successful and our three nominated charities are going to receive some terrific funding. Finally, I have attached some photos of Maike and her Hervay Bay holiday with thanks host parents Clive and Helen Shields See you Tuesday Cheers Outgoing Dave The Four Way Test Of the things we think, say or do; Is it the TRUTH? Is it FAIR to all concerned? Will it build GOODWILL and Better FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


3 ISSUE 36 Page 3 Meeting Information, Chairperson, Duty Officers and Guest Speaker ( where applicable) Board Meeting Every 3rd Thursday DATE LOCATION CHAIRPER- SON DUTY OFFICERS COOK OF THE DAY ACTIVITY 11-April-17 Dorrington house Jamie Banks John Weir 18-April-17 Dorrington house Barry Thompson Peter Anderson- Barr John Weir Peter Anderson- Barr Geoff Smith Mal Strachan 25-April-17 ANZAC DAY All future Duty Officers and Chairperson s will be scheduled by Ray McCabbin. It will help Ray if you could indicate to him any plans for Duty Officers for APRIL John Weir & Peter Anderson-Barr DUTY OFFICERS, PLEASE REMEMBER TO GREET THE MEMBERS AS THEY Duty Officers Duties. Set up room Greet all members and visitors as they arrive. Take Dinner money and mark Dinner Form. Hand out Dinner badges after payment. Ensure the dishes are washed and rubbish removed after the meeting Have a good time. ROSTER If you are not able to attend on the assigned date, contact another Rotary member to fill your position. NOTE: Guys, if you can t make it for Chairman s duty, please let the Secretary know so that he can organize someone to take your place.


5 DIRECTORATE 2016/2017 President Secretary Treasurer Club Administration Community Service Youth Service International Membership Media & Public Relations Sergeant at Arms Social Coordinator International Service Projects Gazette Editor David Kenny Geoff Smith PP Ray McCabbin PHF PP Dave Kenny, Ray McCabbin PHF PP John Weir PP PHF Mick Bayley Kenny Davis PHF PP Jamie Banks PP PHF John Weir PHF PP Col Lamond PHF PP Lindsay Rose PP Des Madgwick PP PHF (Sapphire) Geoff Smith PP Rotary Grace Oh Lord and Giver of all Good We thank thee for our daily food May Rotary Friends and Rotary ways Help us to serve Thee all our days Here's DG Michael's February newsletter: D9640 Matters. A full version will be uploaded to the District website: Go to the right hand side of page and it will be under NEWSLETTERS & INVITATIONS Object of Rotary The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:- The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian s occupation as an opportunity to serve society. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian s personal, business and community life. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.