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Meeting transferred to District Conference

Apr 24, 2018
 
Apr 27, 2018 6:30 PM
 
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Apr 28, 2018
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
 
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Apr 29, 2018
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
 

No speaker

"Stand Easy!" is a command to soldiers standing at ease that they may relax further easy.

Doesn't quite fit the context of our meeting but we - intentionally - do not have a speaker booked.  Nor is it a "Club Assembly".

Come prepared for fellowship while we stand easy for an hour!

May 01, 2018 7:00 AM
 

 
May 08, 2018
 
 
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May 10, 2018
10:15 AM – 1:00 PM
 
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May 10, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 
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May 14, 2018
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
 
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MIFQ - Mental Illness Fellowship Qld

The Mental Illness Fellowship - MIFQ - has been committed to providing a personalised response to the needs of people living with mental illness since 1985.  It provides recovery-orientated support that promotes personal growth.
 
MIFQ promotes the belief that recovery and meaningful outcomes are possible for everyone.  It believes that recovery is an individual process and that MIFQ's role is to provide people with opportunities, information and resources that will assist them to live the life of their choice in their community.
 
MIFQ can walk alongside people during their time with us and create an environment that supports the development of their skills so that they can grow to become fuller and richer people.
Melissa Bragg is the Fundraising Manager for MIFQ and she will be presenting to us on Tuesday morning 15 May.  She is also the Direct Marketing Manager of QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.  Prior to MIFQ, Melissa was acting Group Manager, Fundraising & Development for UnitingCare Health in 2015-16.
 
DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR TIARA!
May 15, 2018 7:00 AM
 
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May 16, 2018
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 
 
May 19, 2018
8:45 AM – 12:15 PM
 

Meeting transferred

Our meeting on 22 May has been transferred

so you can attend the Annual Joint Meeting of the RUSCCF

where this year's scholarships will be presented and you will hear a great speaker

 
Register here
May 22, 2018
 
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May 23, 2018
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 
 
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May 26, 2018 – May 27, 2018
 
 
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The challenges and rewards of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr John Arvier is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with a special interest in maxillofacial trauma. He has more than 28 years experience in specialist oral and maxillofacial surgery practice, with a private practice at the Wesley with branches in the suburbs as well as in Mackay and Rockhampton.

Dr Arvier is also a Visiting Medical Officer at Ipswich Hospital and a consultant member of the Queensland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program. He completed his dental undergraduate training at the University of Queensland, with subsequent post-graduate surgical training at King’s College Hospital in London, and Royal Adelaide Hospital & Adelaide University.

He is a former chairman of the Overseas Aid Committee of ANZAOMS, the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has made 30 separate visits to Bangladesh, Cambodia and New Guinea, where ANZAOMS has established formal training programs in his specialty. Dr Arvier has treated many patients brought to The Wesley Hospital for surgical procedures not available in their home countries.

Dr Arvier has achieved a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Qld), Master of Science (Oral Surgery) (London), and MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) (Adel), and is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International (FADI), and the International College of Dentists (FICD). He was awarded an OAM for services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006.​

May 29, 2018
 
May 29, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
 
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May 31, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
 
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Gifted Kids Book Series

Giftedness is 24/7.  It cannot be turned off.  It can’t happen only between 9am-11am on Tuesdays.  What if you were gifted and there was nobody like you?  Would you want to stand out like a bright star against a velvety night sky? Or would you choose to hide by camouflaging your abilities?

Gloria van Donge has written a series of books about a family of five gifted cheetah cubs is designed to provide a few snapshots of the world of the gifted and talented child.

While written and illustrated on a child’s level, they also help adults become aware of some of the issues a gifted child could face.

Jun 05, 2018
 
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Jun 11, 2018
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
 

No speaker

An opportunity to discuss projects & fundraising
Jun 12, 2018
 
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Jun 17, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Caloundra Film Festival

Murray started the Caloundra Film Festival in 2013. With the support of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Screen Queensland and other partners it has grown significantly. It runs over multiple locations over a 10 day period and includes a Features Programme, a Pop-up Cinema, a Student Showcase and this year a large open air opening night screening.
 
He has also had two productions for film and television produced: Stranded and Ella with writing and production credits for both. Scripts and small screen shows in active development. Producing a local documentary, Caloundra Goes to the Movies.

Jun 19, 2018
 
Jun 22, 2018 6:30 PM
 
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Jun 23, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018
 
 

Deborah Taylor - Mark Ward

An opportunity to discuss our finances

Jun 26, 2018
 
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Jun 27, 2018
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 
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The Rotary Foundation

Darryl Iseppi will be District Governor for the 2019-20 Rotary year.  He will be joining us on 3 July as District Governor Elect.

Currently he is District Rotary Foundation Chair for 2016-19 overseeing fundraising and grant activities for The Foundation in our District.  An important ;part of that role is educating clubs and club members on the importance of supporting Our Foundation and how it works.

Darryl is a member of the Rotary Club of New Farm.  He was born in Toowoomba in 1963. Growing up on his parent’s farm on the Darling Downs between Bowenville and Jondaryan he experienced a variety of farming and the vagaries of Farm Life. Having attended Bowenville State School, then Dalby State High School travelling almost 3 hours every day for school, he moved to the big smoke of Brisbane to study Medicine living in Union College at St Lucia. Changing studies in 1982 he completed his Bachelor of Commerce whilst working full time for Arthur Andersen & Co. This work saw him travel across Australia and to Goroka and Mount Hagan in PNG. He also became a Registered Internal Auditor, Chartered Accountant, Registered Company Auditor, Quality Control Auditor, Registered Trainer, Registered Tax Agent, his employer’s leading fraud investigator, and Superannuation Specialist. He was also the first to bring computer aided auditing to his employer.

In 1985 after years involved in various youth movements and science activities Darryl joined the Rotaract Club of Aspley which he remained a member of until he joined the Rotary Club of Aspley on 14 June 1990. Darryl was ...

Read more about Darryl here.

Jul 03, 2018
 
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Jul 07, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
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Jul 07, 2018
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
 
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Jul 08, 2018
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
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Jul 09, 2018
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
 

No meeting re Changeover

Jul 10, 2018
 

Finance & Meetings - Part 2

Jul 17, 2018
 
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Jul 17, 2018 5:40 PM
 
 
 
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Official Visit by District Governor

Wendy Protheroe is the Governor of Rotary District 9600 for 2018-19.  She is a member of the Rotary Club of Brisbane High Rise.

Wendy began her career as a special education teacher where she developed her belief   that everyone should be given the chance to enjoy their abilities. Then as Director of Early intervention Services she worked with terminally ill children and their families and learnt the importance of being flexible in understanding differences and keeping end goals in mind.

As her children reached adolescence Wendy extended her career and spent seven years as TAFE Director at Gympie/Sunshine Coast and then Ipswich before being transferred to the Government’s Economic Development Portfolio. During that role she became the Queensland Director for the 2000 Olympic Games where she honed skills of working with high profile business, sports people and politicians, making focussed decisions and working to deadlines.

Back in Brisbane ...

Read more about Wendy here

The Role of the District Governor

District governors provide leadership, motivation, and guidance to Rotary clubs under the general supervision of the RI Board of Directors. Governors act as officers of RI, fostering achievement in their district at the club level.

Districts nominate governors 24-36 months before the governors take office.

Governors-nominee are elected at the RI Convention and serve as governors-elect for 12 months prior to taking office.

Responsibilities

During their term of service, governors:

  • Strengthen existing Rotary clubs, organize new clubs, and promote membership growth
  • Issue a monthly letter to each club president and secretary in the district
  • Support The Rotary Foundation and serve as a district and RI spokesperson, when appropriate
  • Hold a district conference and other district meetings
  • Ensure that district nominations and elections are conducted in accordance with the RI Constitution and Bylaws and established policies of RI

Visiting clubs

Each year, governors visit every Rotary club in the district to draw attention to important Rotary issues and provide special attention to weak or struggling clubs. The purpose of these visits is also to motivate Rotarians to participate in service activities and to personally recognize the outstanding contributions of Rotarians in the district. Visits may be conducted individually or with several clubs at the same time.
Jul 24, 2018 7:00 AM
 
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Jul 24, 2018 9:30 AM
 
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Jul 24, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
 
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Jul 25, 2018
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
 
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Jul 25, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
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Jul 26, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
Jul 29, 2018
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
 
TBA

Jul 31, 2018
 
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Jul 31, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
 
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Aug 01, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
Aug 04, 2018 – Aug 05, 2018
 

Working-B : Shepherds Arms Children’s Home

A project working-bee day where Mark will bring all the items for the kids and members can help pack them into the bags (large pencil cases) and also write a note to the child who they wish to 'sponsor' (really just make a connection).

Details of the project here

Aug 07, 2018
 
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Aug 10, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018
 
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Aug 12, 2018
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
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Aug 13, 2018
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
 

Meeting transferred to Caloundra Pacific on 16 August evening for debate

Aug 14, 2018
 
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Aug 15, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 

Evening meeting, joining Calpac's meeting on Thursday 16 August at 06:00 PM
Caloundra Golf Club
1 Charles Woodward Drive
Caloundra, Qld  4551
 

Aug 16, 2018
 
TBA

Aug 21, 2018
 
TBA

Aug 28, 2018
 
 
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Sep 09, 2018
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 
 
Oct 12, 2018 6:30 PM
 
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Oct 16, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
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Oct 17, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM