President Peter's Musings
What a beautiful venue we visited this morning.  Upon entering the building, we were greeted with the wide open atrium, overlooking water features and lush green grass.
Members were given the choice of Continental or Hot Plated Breakfast.  I, of course, had the latter, but I had a quick look at the Continental version and was very impressed.
The meeting was held in the Curlew Room of the Hotel.  Our thanks to Bernie for organising and Heidi for suggesting our Vocational Visit.
Alan Still OAM surprised us all this morning by steering away from disaster prone areas with the International Toast being made to three of our sister clubs within our 9600 District.  These being Rabaul in PNG, and Gizo and Honiara in the Solomons.  Thanks again Alan for your wonderful memory and ability to incorporate humour.
PP Anna spoke about the weekend in Toogoolawah.  It was nice to see so many of our Club, including Norm, present at the "Unveiling of the Stag", called Norman.  Our Facebook Page is being used really well to keep other members in touch with Club happenings.  For pictures of the event, go to our Facebook Page.
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Oct 10, 2017
St Judes School, Tanzania
Oct 17, 2017
BB Park history in 15 minutes - Tim Hindley, MD, Anembo Consultants
Oct 24, 2017
Club Forum - sort of
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Coming Up
Lift the Lid on Mental Illness
Oct 01, 2017 – Oct 10, 2017
Rotary Foundation Seminar
St Columban’s College
Oct 08, 2017
Rotary Youth Showcase
Oct 08, 2017 8:00 AM
RYDA - Setup
Corbould Park Racecourse
Oct 09, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Caloundra Hat Day Dinner
Next Tuesday's Meeting
Teena Chumbley and her family lived in Tanzania for the past 13 years where they ran their safari business, The Infinite Horizon.
Gemma Sisia started The School of St Jude about the same time, so Teena knows very well the amazing work that Gemma and her team do. 
Teena and her family moved to the sunny coast last year and, now well settled, turned our attention to an opportunity to help the school.
She is our Guest Speaker next Tuesday morning.
Melbourne Cup Charity Lunch
Last Friday of the Month Social at Moffat Beach

Come and see the sun set over beautiful Moffat Beach

from 5.30pm on Friday 27 October

at Moffat Beach Park opposite Bryce St


BYO Drinks, Chair, Fish and Chips (Food)

and enjoy each other's company.

Register now at this link

Rotary Down Under Magazine
Next month, we have two more RYDA days for three schools at Corbould Park Racecourse and Alan Bethune is looking for volunteers to man the days.  You will receive an emailed invitation on Monday but it won't hurt to get in early ...
To volunteer (or decline the opportunity) please follow each of these links:
  • Setup 1-3pm on Monday 9 October click here
  • 8am-1.30pm on Tuesday 10 October (Beerwah State High School & Glasshouse Christian College) click here
  • 8am-1.30pm on Wednesday 11 October (Sienna Catholic College) click here
Nominate a Local Hero
Nominations for the 2018 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards are now open – and you’re encouraged to nominate a local hero.
In 2018, the region will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards. Over the past decade we have been able to recognise and honour an outstanding list of recipients from a wide cross-section of community – and 2018 will be no different. As a past nominator in the Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards, you are encouraged to again nominate a person, community group or organisation making a difference to life on the Coast, giving them the recognition they deserve.
Categories include:
Young Citizen of the Year, sponsored by USC
Senior Citizen on the Year, sponsored by Maroochy RSL
Community – Group or Organisation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Daily
Environment, sponsored by Living Smart Sunshine Coast
Creative, sponsored by TAFE Queensland
Sport and Recreation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Sports Federation.
Nominate a worthwhile candidate now via council’s website
Nominations close Monday 4 December 2017.
Rotary Apparel available from Coast Imagewear
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Alternately if you prefer, you may order direct from Rotary Down Under Supplies
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Last Friday Social - a Portuguese Evening at Casa Mendes
Rotary on the Move newsletter
Please click HERE to download the ‘Rotary On The Move’ Newsletter for October 2017.
If you want to receive future editions of ‘Rotary On The Move’ direct to your inbox, please e-mail asking to be added as a recipient of the Newsletter.
Meeting at The Sebel Pelican Waters
Thanks Bernie for organizing the visit, doing the desk, chairing the meeting and probably cleaning up after us.
Thanks to Chris for his three minutes.
Thanks also to Richard Fanshawe for putting up with us.  sorry - meant to say "putting us up"
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2017 Walk for Mental Health

The second annual walk for Mental Health.  Invite all your friends to participate.  Join in the fun.  Purchase and wear a supporter Tee Shirt ( for sale on the day ).

The walk will commence at 8.00 am from the park area behind the Mooloolaba Surf Club, you can either walk to Alex Headland Surf Club and back – 4 kilometres, or to Maroochydore Surf Club and back – 8 kilometres.

As it is a cluster event we could get a group together to participate (a good chance to invite friends along), and you will have the chance to meet Rotarians from all our cluster clubs.

A sausage sizzle will operate from 7.00 am.  The cost is $25 which includes a T-shirt and a cap.  You can register online or on the day.​

Hosted by​, & the Rotary Clubs of Mooloolabah & Kawana Waters

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Mark Owen
October 18
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Peter Davis
October 28, 2015
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