Volume 32, Issue No. 7 - 13th August 2018
No Meeting following Trivia Night
Monday 27th August
You are invited to join us for a fun and inspiring evening to celebrate the Rotary concept of "Service Above Self."
This event is a joint initiative of several clubs located in District 9685 including the Rotary clubs of Norwest Sunrise, Pennant Hills, and Lower Blue Mountains. Rotarians and Non-Rotarians welcome.
Tickets (including dinner) are $40 per person, payable via your local Rotary Club or in person on the evening.
Guest speaker on the night will be Dr Ian Nicholson, a leading specialist in Adult and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr Nicholson is actively involved in outreach programs through Rotary and Open Heart International performing Cardiac Surgery in developing countries of the Pacific region, South America and Africa.
Dr Nicholson will share some of his amazing life experiences and why he believes in the concept of Community Service to improve quality of life, develop stronger communities and to build a better world.
Seats are limited, so RSVP today so you don't miss out. Tables of 10 are available.
Date and Time
Wanted - New Members
If you know of someone who would benefit from Rotary, or, from whom Rotary would benefit if they were a member, then contact Keith.
Click here for a PDF copy of the form to the right, and send or give it to Tony C.
The Garage Sale
We have just had our best and most successful Garage Sale on the weekend of 7&8 October raising a record gross - north of $35k.
Excellent Project Management and a large number of dedicated volunteers, some putting in hours of effort, in the weeks before the weekend contributed to this result.
Monday 6:30pm for 7:00pm - Springfield House - 245 New Line Road, Dural 2158
If you are unable to attend or are bringing a guest (even if they are your partner) you must notify Carol.
Phone 8850 6515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before 11am on the day of the meeting.
If you are expected and do not show you will be required to pay for the meal.
President Colin welcomed 22 members and four guests to tonight‘s meeting. Our guests were our speaker Chief Inspector Gary Raymond (Retired), exchange student Larissa and Kathy Robinson (Carol’s guest).
Members were reminded of the combined meeting with Norwest Sunrise on August 13th where about 200 Rotarians and guests will meet here. We have 25 attending including 5 partners and Larissa. If you have not paid your $40 per person please direct deposit into the Club general account.
Mark Anderson from the Beecroft Club and his brother Dave are embarking on a mammoth visit by train on a single day to each of the 187 stations in the Sydney Basin. The purpose is to raise money to end Polio via sponsorship. The challenge is $1 million.
Activities for the 134 clubs in each of the two Rotary Districts are:
A Highway patrolman pulled alongside a speeding car on the freeway.
Glancing at the car, he was astounded
to see that the blonde behind the wheel was knitting!
Realizing that she was oblivious to
his flashing lights and siren, the trooper cranked down his window,
turned on his bullhorn and yelled, “PULL OVER!”
the blonde yelled back, “IT'S A SCARF!”
BLONDE ON TIME
A girl was visiting her blonde friend, who had acquired two new dogs, and asked
her what their names were.
The blonde responded by saying that one was named “Rolex” and one was named “Timex”.
Her friend said, “Whoever heard of someone naming dogs like that?”
“Helllooooo...! ,” answered the blonde. “They're watchdogs.”
In the swim-meet, after
the blond came in last competing in the breast-stroke, she complained to the judges
that all the other girls were using their arms
Housework was a woman's job, but one evening, Janice arrived home from work to find the children bathed, one load of laundry in the washer and another in the dryer. Dinner was on the stove, and the table set. She was astonished!
It turns out that Raymond had read an article that said,
"Wives who work full-time and had to do their own housework were too tired to have sex"
The night went very well. The next day, Janice told her Red Hat friends all about it.
"We had a great dinner. Raymond even cleaned up the kitchen. He
Helped the kids do their homework, folded all the laundry and put it away. I really enjoyed the evening."
"But what about afterwards?" asked her friends.
"Oh, that.......... Raymond was too tired."
God is good.
A man died and went to heaven. As he stood in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates he saw a huge wall of clocks behind him.
He asked, "What are those clocks?"
St. Peter answered, "Those are Lie-Clocks, Everyone on Earth has a Lie-Clock. Every time you lie the hands on your clock will move."
"Oh," said the man, "Whose clock is that?"
"That's Mother Teresa's. The hands have never moved, indicating that she never told a lie."
"Incredible," said the man.
"That's Abraham Lincoln's clock. The hands have moved twice, telling us that Abe told only two lies in his entire life."
"Where is Trump's clock?"
"His clock is in Jesus' office. He's using it as a ceiling fan."