Hi All, this was our first Vocational visit for the year, thanks to Kerry and Robyn for organising and we had some 32 people attend. We visited 3DPO Business Solutions in Castle Hill. Rodney Scheffer talked about 3D printing and showed us some of the items which had been printed and the 3D printers used to produce these items. 3DPO sell hardware and 3D printing solutions across the whole spectrum. We learnt about the different types of 3D printing: FDM, SLA, SLS and SLM, all very interesting. A very interesting night plus the food was good at George’s Pizza Castle Hill, $30 for all you can eat on Monday nights. Updates from past week:
Iisa has changed Host families, from Stanton’s to Craig’s. We had a Potluck dinner at Stanton’s on Sunday night (13 Aug) and the food was fantastic, thanks everyone and a big thank you to the Stanton’s for hosting. Iisa started school last Wednesday and is really enjoying it.
International Student Commitment. Please remember this is a commitment by the Club. We all need to get involved and help the Host families. If you are going somewhere pls ask the Host Family if you can take Iisa. Multiple benefits, Good for you, good for Iisa, respite for the Host family
Rotary Leadership Institute Courses (RLI): RLI is a training course offered to Rotarians to develop their skills in leadership and management within Clubs to improve performance, knowledge and enjoyment in leading or helping to lead Clubs in the District. The next course, currently open for registrations is 27-28-29 Oct 2023. Run via Zoom and starts on Friday night. Anne completed the course on 11-13 Aug and was very impressed and will talk about it more at our next meeting. Future dates are: 23-24-25 Feb 2024, 17-18-19 May 2024.
The Club had a Board Meeting on Wed night, 9 Aug.
On Friday 11 Aug DG Christine attended West Pennant Hills Public School to plant her native tree. DG Christine was given this tree, from the Club, in appreciation of being Guest Speaker at a previous meeting. Thank you to Kaye for organising and David for the resources.
On 3pm Sunday 13 August, Julian Leeser organised an information session on “The Voice” held at Hornsby RSL. It was an opportunity for people in our community to learn from experts and ask questions about this important upcoming vote. Colin S and I attended and a very interesting session. There is another session hosted by Alex Hawke at Blacktown on Wed 23 Aug. If you are interested please let me know and I will forward the flyer.
On Saturday 12th Aug the Club had a Bunning BBQ at Castle Hill. It was a very good day and we sold just about everything. We made a nett profit of $2,279.
So, this week:
There is another meeting of the District “Say No to Domestic Violence Committee” planned for Friday 18th Aug and the Committee has now got some goals and structure. More to come on this.
Iisa will be giving her introduction talk next Monday 21 Aug.
That’s it for the week so Let’s look after each other, stay safe and let’s do it. Remember to check “Whats On” for what’s on.
30 members and partners (and some kids) spent a very interesting evening on a Vocational Visit to the premises of 3D Printers Online where we learned some most interesting information about the huge possibilities of 3D printing in the future and even now what is being produced by this method, Shoes even, as our youngest attendee very astutely pointed out that our presenter Rodney was wearing a pair the soles of which were 3D printed. !!! Our thanks to Robyn Hain for arranging the evening and to Rodney Scheffer for the information he gave us. Thank you to you both. Afterwards we went next door, in the rain, to George’s Pizzeria… where we had a very enjoyable meal and fellowship. A great night out.
These guys had a great day running a Bunnings BBQ at Castle Hill on Saturday. Fantastic time, fantastic result.
The Club has committed to planting a native tree for each Guest Speaker who presents at our Club at West Pennant Hills Public School. DG Christine accepted our invitation to attend the planting of her Grevilia, last Friday.
DG Christine plants her Guest Speaker tree
Night Photos at 3DPO and Dinner at George's Pizzas Castle Hill
The Club alternates meetings: Generally, one "Face to Face" one Monday and a Zoom meeting the next Monday. Face to Face Meet at The Vicar Arrive 6:30pm, Start 7:00pm, End 9:00pm 271 New Line Rd Dural NSW 2128 Australia Zoom Arrive 7:15pm Start 7:30pm End 8:30pm