Chair Stuart, also the Executive Officer of the STEPS group of companies welcomed us to the George St STEPS
Guests were Ian, Anne, Chopper and Kerry
Kerry gave an acknowledgement of Country and the Kabi Kabi elders
Thanks for the photos Irish
President James led the Invocation
Gordon is an apology
  • Highlight of the week: Peace Pole at CCPS Assembly with Jim, Alan & Richard. James addressed the assembly - 100 Clubs/100 poles envisaged - Actual was 165. Interact involvement
  • ADG Wendy advised that the Passport Club would become a Satellite of RC Alexandra Headlands
  • International toast to RC Yangon Mynamar
  • Changeover
  • Helping with parking at Australia Zoo
  • Board meeting on Monday
Joke: To whoever stole my Microsoft Office - I will find you - you have my Word.
Stuart introduced Anne Nioa, the CEO of the STEPS Charity & STEPS  Social Business
STEPS Pathways College is an intensive training course designed to provide young adults with a disability with the opportunity to further develop the skills needed to experience a life of independence.
The College starts at 9:00am and has ten core areas eg. Public Transport
Graduates are living independently.  The nursery is used for training and retail skills.
There is a boarding college, day college and on-line college
The cafe, commercial kitchen and Training Hub operate five days per week
Functions coming up include the Grand Winter Ball 24th July 400 people expected (Darryl offered to set the dress code)
and the Autism Christmas Party - 1000 people last year
Chris asked about numbers - 23 boarding, 60 day students plus on-line. NDIS pays for tuition
Certificate of Appreciation
RC Melbourne Zoom meeting in Uruguay Thursday 9:30am
Deborah & Judy attended the Chaplaincy at Meridan State College Auction - It raised $73,000
Relieving Sgt Richard had only one instruction from Sgt Ian "Don't stuff it up", and "keep it clean" (so one of them can't count)
Dave was most impressed with his prize for heads & tails - a home security kit