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President's Message
Barry MENDELAWITZ
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President Barry opened the ZOOM meeting - good food which you can provide yourself, good fellowship which we are indulging in and the chance to serve.
 
Barry reported exciting news "that our offspring Labs Without Walls has been running for about 10 years and have been looking for money to do remote work that Tim Inglis has pioneered. Last week confirmed a significant donation, enough to buy outright the diagnostic platform that's a mobile laboratory that can be used initially for COVID management and Tim today is assembling a number of boxes that are flying up to Derby to do this work.
 
The laboratory will be TGA approved and is so good that is more compliant and better licensed than the main laboratorys which are used to valid the results coming out of this laboratory. 
 
So it is a really big win win and we thank Northern Star Mining for a large large donation that we think will continue and will be looking at diagnostic capacity and capability scattered around the state in due course.  So a big big win for us and regional and rural health".
 
REPORTS
  1. 2020 DISTRICT ASSEMBLY ONLINE - Join Rotarians from around the District and share how 'Rotary Opens Opportunities' at the 2020 District Assembly via Zoom.  It is on Sunday 14 June from 9am to 11am. Registration via the DISTRICT WEBSITE,
  2. The Rotary/ Toastmasters International courses - Toastmasters: Getting Started; Deliver a Speech; Develop a Speech; are now available in RI/ myrotary/learning centre.
  3. Footy Tipping is Back! We have been joined by some South Bunbury Rotarians who believe they can win our coveted trophy.  They are still trying to get over Clive Pearson winning their footy tipping comp last season.
  4. At the last board meeting it was decided to keep the annual fee for 2020-2021 as the same for this year at $270.
  5. Request from Barry for Directors and chairs to send him some bullet point points on their various activities so he has the basis for the annual report.
HAPPY DOLLARS
  1. Member birthday celebrations for Tony Haeusler for June 10 and Max Cunnington on June 14.
  2. Partner birthday celebration for Chris Turner on June 11.
  3. Peter McEwen deposited $10 in the kitty to celebrate Brendan making Masterchef's TOP 10.  Keep going Brendan as our remote collection box is looking really healthy through Peter celebrating your success. 
  4. Looking for a contribution for the collection box from Clive, John K, Kenn, Mal and Chris W seen celebrating the Pubs opening at the quarter acre on Saturday.
  5. Kenn was happy to report Mal was on the road to recovery and joined the group at the quarter acre albeit on the soft beverage.
  6. Ian Fairnie reported Helen was welcomed into the Alice Ross-King care centre at the RAAFA  in Bull Creek, lovely facility, fantastic staff and thinks she will be very happy there.
  7. John Henderson reported "Helen was doing very very well and I believe she will be home soon".
 
 
 
Repairing Bodies & Rebuilding Lives - Interplast Australia & New Zealand
This week's guest speaker was Janette Etherington, Interplast's Rotarian Engagement Coordinator, who ZOOMED in from her home in Victoria.
 
Interplast was started in 1983 by a Rotarian who replicated it from an organisation in America.
 
The model is sending teams of volunteers across developing nations in the Asia Pacific.  They only go to where they are invited and respond to specific needs.
 
Teams are made up of volunteer anaesthetists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals.  It is about restoring function as well as dignity and some examples are cleft lip, burns and injuries that haven't healed.
 
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Guest Speaker Schedule 
Jun 16, 2020 7:30 AM
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Upcoming Events
2020 District Assembly ONLINE
ZOOM
Jun 14, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
Breakfast Meeting (BYO) Tuesday 16th June via ZOOM
ZOOM - 6046234277
Jun 16, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
 
2020 Rotary Virtual Convention
Jun 20, 2020 – Jun 26, 2020
 
SUNDOWNER
Peter and Dani's Home
Jun 24, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Please keep collecting items so when we return to our first normal meeting we will have a much needed donation for Foodbank.
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