Volume 32, Issue No. 8 - 20th August 2018
No Meeting following Trivia Night
Monday 27th August
Monday 3rd September
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.
Dr Nicholson was made a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club of Norwest Sunrise for his OHI work.
As usual Frank and his staff provided a fantastic meal and there was plenty opportunity for camaraderie between members partners and guests of the combined clubs.
Twenty six Rotarians, partners and guests from our club were among the 135 attending this well organised event. The other clubs present were Lower Blue Mountains, Hills-Kellyville, Kenthurst, Norwest Sunrise, Castle Hill, Beecroft and Pennant Hills. Our club picked up one of the raffle prizes.
Bunyips live in billabongs, though they also live in dams,
And their favorite food are fish,or prawns and juicy clams.
Byron was a bunyip he was big and brave and strong,
his eyes were big and round and his tusks were big and long
He would bellow very loud to scare people all away
So he could rest out on the bank and sleep through every day.
His neighbours would all stand around and would look at him,
'Cause Byron had been silly and he had never learnt to swim!
When he'd wade into the water, he'd splish and splash about,
Until he'd cry out very loud, CAN SOMEONE GET ME OUT!
He had a friend named Eric, from in that billabong,
And Eric was a mighty eel and he was smooth and long.
He was fast and slippery -as eels all tend to be,
He said "Ill teach you how to swim,so you"ll be fast like me!"
He said "
Your tail is big and strong, just wave it side to side,
Do that and you "ll be swimming and you"ll be glad you tried!'
So in he went with Eric and had his tail a waving
And Eric was there with him ,in case he needed saving!
Sure enough he started swimming, like Eric said he would,
But his head was under water -that wasn't very good!
A puppy dog was watching from out there on the bank
And he was quite concerned when poor Byron slowly sank,
Now Puddles was a little dog, a bright and happy pup,
He said" Make him use his arms and hold his head right up"
He jumped into the water to help him to the bank,
And poor Byron was so grateful and was very quick to thank
Then Puddles told him how he swims, then showed him what to do,
So Byron thought if he can swim,well maybe I can to!
He waved his tail and moved his arms and used his legs to kick,
And started swimming back and forth and he was very quick!
Now down there at the billabong they don't laugh and point at him,
Because everyone is happy since Byron learnt to swim
Two old guys, one 80 and one 87, were sitting on a park bench one morning. The 87-year-old had just finished his morning jog and wasn't even short of breath.
The 80-year-old was amazed at the guy's stamina and asked him what he eats to have so much energy.
The 87-year-old said, "Well, I eat rye bread every day. It keeps your energy level high and you'll have great stamina with the ladies."
So, on the way home the 80-year-old stopped at the bakery. As he was looking around, the saleslady asked if he needed any help.
He said, "Do you have any rye bread?"
She said, "Yes, there's a whole shelf of it. Would you like some?"
He said, "I want five loaves."
She said, "My goodness, five loaves! By the time you get to the 3rd loaf, it'll be hard."
The old man says to himself, "I can't believe everybody knows about this sh#t but me."
After having their 11th child, an Irish couple decided that ‘that was enough’, as they couldn't afford a larger bed. So the husband went to his doctor and told him that he and his wife didn't want to have any more children ...
The doctor told him there was a procedure called a vasectomy that would fix the problem but it was expensive. A less costly alternative was to go home, get a large firecracker, light it, put it in a beer can, then hold the can up to his ear and count to 10.
The husband said to the doctor, "B'Jayzus, I may not be the smartest guy in the world, but I don't see how putting a firework in a beer can next to my ear is going to help me with my problem."
"Trust me, it will do the job", said the doctor.
So the man went home, lit a cracker and put it in a beer can. He held the can up to his ear and began to count on 1 hand.
"1, 2, 3, 4, 5," at which point he paused and placed the beer can between his legs so he could continue counting on his other hand.
This procedure also works in New Zealand,Tasmania and Scotland!
*** Also now available in Newcastle & Wollongong