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What's Happening at Maryborough Rotary?
Posted by Thea Allan
Week 6: August 6, 2015
Another busy week with Rotarian Mary-Anne Head from NZ returning and Louise Hanby D’Wynn back again. Troy Butler also came to have a look at our Club. A good contingent from MEC visited to speak about the BEACON program. Terry Hillier – BEACON Coordinator, Sam Handley on the BEACON team, David Sutton, new Principal, Katherine King, Deputy Principal and Sharine student participant. A very interesting presentation.
The next invitations for Guess Who’s Coming to Supper have gone out for Friday 7th.
Three members from Maryborough attended PP Val Nicholson’s funeral on Monday there was about 200 people, including many Rotarians, sent her off right royally.
And we found Kimberley Gehan from Stawell RC who will go to the Rotary Success conference in Canberra in September in my place. This is good news because Stawell has about 8 effective Rotarians and need help finding more members.
I feel for the clubs with only a few members and would like to find ways to help them.
I remember when Maryborough was down to 38 members and that was looking dire, but with good leadership this was turned around. Now the enthusiasm is palpable and shortly we will have 12 women which is about 25% and Well done everyone!
PP Garry is speaking at the Family Violence Royal Commission this week. Will be good to hear his report.
If you have any program ideas, please contact Matt whilst Alison is away, till September 24
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The new Principal of our local Government school, David Sutton.
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