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Meeting Program
Aug 04, 2020
Beulah Community
Beulah Community

Richard Brooking is local to the Sunshine Coast living on Buderim. Having philanthropic and charitable members in his family, he is the director of Beulah Community a charity founded by his grandmother. Its’ flagship property is located on Buderim consisting of a community centre and 24HA of nature refuge down Lindsay Rd to Harry’s. It also owns various assets between Sunshine Coast and Noosa that houses first nations people, provides business opportunities for them and conducts revegetation projects.

Richard is in his last semester of a Masters of Business in Philanthropy and Non-profits at Queensland University of Technology. He is currently working on a project with Queensland Corrections and the university to discuss innovative ideas on how to stop reoffending in the community. Engagement with various stakeholders has just started and the recommendations will be presented to the senior executives of Queensland Corrections at the end of the year.  

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Our Last Meeting
Our speaker was Sophie talking about her National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) experience
Chair Gerry took on the (not too difficult) challenge of being better dressed than last week's chair
However, on closer inspection, we weren't convinced that he was quite "serious" enough
Guests Ian, Ivy (Judy's grand daughter) and Sophie were welcomed
PE James gave the President's Report, Bernie and Ron are in Mareeba
Changeover Invite

Please find the invitation to our Annual Changeover Dinner on the18th July

RSVP details and bank details are on the invitation.  When you RSVP please also indicate your dietary requirements

STOP PRESS - includes Sue's correct phone number

For those of you unable to read the fine print, (& yes, it is pretty small) just click the image!

Donations in Kind
Donations in Kind Northern Region is back in business again.      See the Donations in Kind Northern Region Newsletter for June 2020
Australian Rotary Health News

In episode 8, our guest Associate Professor Matthew Spittal from the University of Melbourne talks about suicide prevention research, and Professor Helen Christensen from the Black Dog Institute joins us on episode 9 to talk about the research outcomes and future directions of a web-based self-help intervention for reducing suicidal thoughts

Rotary and University of the Sunshine Coast Community Fund
Just a reminder about the Combined Meeting next Wednesday 24th June – a webinar commencing 6.45pm for 7.00pm.
Following is the Invitation with all the details
Zooming In
Hi All
Nice to see you there, even if greatly reduced in size
We would be pleased if you chip in $5.00 to the general account for Zoom
Rotary Redcliffe Sunrise Enviro Expo
Update - We are contacting you regarding our Enviro Expo to be held on Sunday October 18 in conjunction with the Moreton Kids Festival.  Our club will be hosting to Green Kids zone and we are hoping that your club might support us by being an exhibitor or as volunteers.  Please read the attachment and let us know if you will join us in any capacity.  Note that application for sites close on August 14
Let’s showcase Rotary in our local community!
Rotary Down Under July 2020
July Breakouts. Sign up for these sessions on the July Breakouts page.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Brian Wallace
July 6
Patrick Cumner
July 14
Mark Ward
July 19
Spouse Birthdays
Shirley Laing
July 8
Join Date
Alan Still OAM C'Dec
July 1, 1970
50 years
Roger Todd
July 1, 1999
21 years
Chris Milligan
July 11, 2013
7 years
Gordon Hamilton
July 14, 2015
5 years
Sue Robinson
July 19, 2016
4 years
Gerry Swan
July 26, 1989
31 years
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