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PRESIDENT Barry welcomed back Gordon Dunbar from his arduous house-sitting duties in Maui as well as prospective members Elizabeth and Cecil Aaron and alerted members to the ill health of Doug Telfer and Helen Henderson.  Doug is scheduled for surgery tomorrow to repair his hip fracture.
An update from our medical correspondent late on Thursday 24th October - 
Helen is OK she is home. Lesley is continuing to slowly improve according to the Drs. Beryl reports Doug is OK and on a few pain killers, they are talking of moving him to South Perth rehab sometime in the next few days and will let club know when this is confirmed.  He is at Fiona Stanley now, visitors are  welcome.
Next week we will welcome the new Mayor of Melville, the Hon. George Gear, and our member and reelected Melville Councillor Matthew Woodall.  Former member Tomas Fitzgerald was also elected to the Melville Council.
Eighteen members and partners had an enjoyable trip to Bunbury for an inter club visit with the Bunbury Leschenault Rotary Club.  We were very fortunate that they meet at the Dolphin Discovery Centre (DDC) that has recently had a $12 million upgrade.  
On arrival we were greeted by DDC CEO and Rotarian David Kerr who gave us an extensive tour of this world class attraction.  This was followed by a delicious lunch in one of the function rooms overlooking Koombana Bay.  
Bunbury Leschenault President Bridget Green gave us a warm welcome and invited President Barry to present to the meeting on Applecross Rotary's major project, AMR Aware.  
Barry informed the meeting of the need to form a Rotary Action Group to get the International focus required to drive the required awareness both by the community and Governments.  He was very pleased to report on the email he had received on the way to Bunbury from Chief Veterinary Officer of Australia and Rotarian Mark Schipp. Mark reported he had a very positive response to an invitation he had sent to OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) delegates, who he knows a number of them are Rotarians, inviting them to join a Rotary Action Group.
Guest Speaker - DAVID PALMER Part 2
Associate member Dave Palmer continued his story about the F-111*. 
The F-111 was an American supersonic, medium-range interdictor and tactical attack aircraft that also filled the roles of strategic nuclear bomber, aerial reconnaissance, and electronic-warfare aircraft in its various versions. Developed in the 1960s by General Dynamics, it first entered service in 1967 with the United States Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) also ordered the plane and began operating F-111Cs in 1973.
The F-111 pioneered several technologies for production aircraft, including variable-sweep wings, afterburning turbofan engines, and automated terrain-following radar for low-level, high-speed flight. Its design influenced later variable-sweep wing aircraft, and some of its advanced features have since become commonplace. The F-111 suffered a variety of problems during initial development. Several of its intended roles, such as an aircraft carrier-based naval interceptor with the F-111B, failed to materialize.
The USAF F-111 variants were retired in the 1990s, with the F-111Fs in 1996 and EF-111s in 1998. The RAAF was the last operator of the F-111, with its aircraft serving until December 2010.
Kenn Williams won the wine thanks to Clive Pearson’s expert tossing.  Kenn also paid up for celebrating 23 years of marriage to Peta, today!  
Gordon Dunbar paid his arrival tax, and reminded members of a Hawaiian proverb: only sit on a donkey facing its head so you don’t get to see all the crap you are leaving behind.  President Barry paid to extol the exercise benefits of dog ownership, and Chris Whelan expressed his happiness at having attended Australian of the Year Craig Challen’s excellent presentation at All Saints’ College about his part rescuing the Thai junior soccer team from their flooded cave.  The event was organised by Melville Rotary and attended by many other Rotarians.
Chris Whelan reported that preparations for this year’s JacFest only need the trees to blossom to be totally ready for the crowds on 23 November.  He said he wanted to make sure we fully engaged with the public attending the Festival and Mal Taylor suggested a good way to do this would be to have members clean the tables in the food area, and engage in pleasant conversation with those dining.
Liz Palmer advised that our now traditional Melbourne Cup Breakfast on 5 November will be at Wireless Hill again, with WA Turf Club vet Dr Peter Symons as the guest speaker.  Liz also reminded everyone to come to the monthly Fellowship Sundowner on Thursday 31 October at her home.
Congratulations Helen Fairnie
As reported by Ian Fairnie "After a very long gestation, 'the book' has arrived for final proofing before printing. At last people can stop asking when it will be done. It is! And just in time for Christmas too 🎄🎁"  WELL DONE HELEN.
You are invited!
The Hon Ben Morton MP is very pleased to invite the President and members of Applecross Rotary to join him and fellow service club members for his annual Service Club Sundowner at his electorate office on Thursday 14 November 2019.
This is a great opportunity for us to catch up and celebrate another fantastic year serving our community.
 Afternoon tea and refreshments will all be provided!
Please find event details below:
Event: The Hon Ben Morton MP’s Service Club Sundowner
Date: Thursday 14 November 2019
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Location: The Hon Ben Morton MP’s Electorate Office
RSVP:  By 11 November 2019 by email at or by phone at 9354 9633
All members of Applecross Rotary are invited to join in the event.
Meeting Duties 29th October
McEWEN, Peter
Welcome Desk
Welcome Desk
Photo Albums
Meeting Photos
Dolphin Discovery Centre Visit
Oct 29, 2019 7:30 AM
Nov 05, 2019 7:30 AM
Melbourne Cup
Dec 03, 2019 7:30 AM
Anglicare WA
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Upcoming Events
Breakfast Meeting
DOME Deep Water Point
Oct 29, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Applecross Rotary Club Annual General Meeting
DOME Deep Water Point
Oct 29, 2019 7:40 AM
October Fellowship Sundowner
Liz and David's Home
Oct 31, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
PMM's Parking - Club Fund Raising Activity TEAM 1
Heathcote Cultural Precinct
Nov 03, 2019
6:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SPECIAL Breakfast Meeting - MELBOURNE Cup
Wireless Hill
Nov 05, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast Meeting
DOME Deep Water Point
Nov 12, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
The Hon Ben Morton MP’s Service Club Sundowner
The Hon Ben Morton MP’s Electorate Office
Nov 14, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Breakfast Meeting
DOME Deep Water Point
Nov 19, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Rotary Jacaranda Festival 2019
Applecross Village Shopping Centre
Nov 23, 2019
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
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Clive and Ray have now been joined by Steve in their twice weekly bike ride and coffee.  Come and join us starting from the Raffles at 6:30am on a Monday and Friday.  The Monday course is Raffles to Pt Walter and Fridays the ride is Raffles to Shelley.  Ride as far as you like, we always end back at the Steamlab and Kerbside Cafe's respectively for coffee.
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