Dear Fellow Rotarians & Friends,                       

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 was a great Fellowship night. We welcomed our special local visitor: Craig Steele. Apologies from Sam Capra, Jock Cimino, Joe Cim1no, Jim Leahy, Bob Groat, Frans Buskermolen and Robert Menolotto.

I showed 2 clips of inspirational leaderships on how to improve the understanding of duties and how to be aware of the struggle with issues in the club.

Secretary: Ted advised that only one ticket is left for the AHHA Fund raising night on 26th of May 2017 and it costs $60.

Treasurer: Gary advised that the ordered circus tickets will be distributed soon. He also needs volunteers to cover the duty rosters on Friday at 12:00.

He also reminded members that our club changeover will be held on 1st July 2017 and cost $65 per person. The venue will be held at the Liverpool Catholic Club – 6:30pm for 7:00pm.

President Elect: John went to attend the PETS program at Liverpool Catholic Club and he encouraged our members to nominate women in the community for the Rotary Inspirational Women’s Awards 2017. The closing date on 20th August 2017 at 5:00pm. (See later in Newsletter)

Under the new catering arrangements, it is requested that you fill in the meal request form as soon as you arrive, the form will be on the tables when you first arrive. Remember that the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 pm

“If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.”  Tiger Woods.

“You are in charge of your feelings, beliefs, and actions. And you teach others how to behave toward you. While you cannot change other people, you can influence them through your own behaviours and actions. By being a living role model of what you want to receive from others, you create more of what you want in your life.”Eric Allenbaugh.

Remember!  Our rotary club offers great opportunities for new friendships and personal development.

Raffle: Thanks to everyone for your kind contribution of Raffle Prizes.

1st Prize= Geoff Gibbs; 2nd Prize= Alan Hall; and 3rd Prize= Ted Mlynarz.

Members Raffle Jackpot will be $80.00 on 16th May 2017

Lastly, I would like to thank you all for your attendance and kindness during the club meeting’s night.
All the best, Rinna.

Birthdays: No more in May

Anniversaries: more in May

Next Club Meeting: 

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 – Liverpool Catholic Club – 6:00 for 6:30 pm

Market BBQ Roster

The Markets are in Childs Park, Central Avenue, Chipping Norton and operate from 7:00 am to 12:30 pm each Saturday.

If you are unable to attend for any reason please arrange a swap with someone else on the roster!!

13-May-17 Le Duc Hong, Joe Cauchi & Jock Cimino
20-May-17 Kevin Walker, Rinna Ly & Peter Beadle
27-May-17 John Pillay, Robert Menolotto & Trudy Ho

If you are rostered on you will need to arrive at 6:30 am to set up Trailer, tent etc. and be available until 12:30 for pack up.

Food 4 Everyone

On Saturday, 6 May 2017 Maggie Parrish and Tina Do helped out on our Saturday BBQ at the Farmer’s Market. The work well with us and bring a breath of fresh air with them. At the end of the morning PP Geoff Gibbs presented a cheque to help with the work they are doing in Nepal in the wake of the earthquake.






Satellite Club / AHHA BBQs at Freedom Plaza Cabramatta

Fairfield City Council has agreed to the following dates for Rotary and AHHA to conduct the bi-monthly BBQ fundraising events in 2017: The next two are scheduled for 18 June and 19 November. Any members who can help out on these days should contact Ted Mlynarz.


Satellite Club Meeting – Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Prince Tesso Sisowath from Cambodia will be attending the meeting as a special guest. The meeting is to be held at the Bar Luck Restaurant, Level 1 94 John Street, Cabramatta commencing at 1 pm. All members and interested guests are invited

AHHA Annual Fund Raising Dinner – 26 May 2017.

The annual fundraising dinner will take place Friday, 26 May 2017 at the Crystal Palace Function Centre, Canley Heights.

Applications for the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2018 program close on 31 May 2017
31 May is deadline for submitting applications for National Youth Science Forum (NSYF) 2018 – www.nysf.edu.au

Applications for the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2018 program close on 31 May 2017.

With funding from the Australian Government, there will be up to 600 places available for students entering Year 12 in 2018. So there’s never been a better time to apply for the program – the chances of selection have increased significantly.

Attending NYSF is a unique opportunity for young Australian science students to participate in Australia’s leading science and technology outreach activity during their summer break. The participants experience 12 days of science and technology related activities, designed to encourage them to continue to study in these fields, and move on to careers that are so important in underpinning the Australian economy. You can read more about the NYSF 2017 program’s activities here.

Cambodia Vision – Fund Raising Dinner Saturday, 17th June 2017

The dinner will be held at the Crystal Palace Function Centre, 1st Floor, 219 Canley Vale Road, Canley Heights at 6:30 pm. The cost is $60 per head for an 8 Course meal and 2 jugs of soft drink per table. Keep this date free as the Club normally takes a table on the night. For further information please contact Jim Rudling or Thida Yang thida.yang2@gmail.com


Club Changeover Dinner: this dinner will be held on Saturday, 1 July 2017 in the Liverpool Catholic Club Function Centre 6:30 for 7:00 pm the cost will be $65 per head for a 3 course meal, house wine and draft beers plus soft drinks




RAWCS Eastern Region Working Bees at 6 Colyton Road, Minchinbury

RAWCS are vacating the Minchinbury Warehouse and are asking for volunteers to work from 9 am to 1 pm on the Saturday – 12 August 2017; Saturday – 9th September 2017; and Saturday – 23 September 2017. If you can help please advise Keith Roffey keithroffey@bigpond.com the week before. Some manual work will be involved, volunteers are asked to wear suitable clothing, covered footwear and to bring work/garden gloves. The work will be dusty so expect clothing to be soiled. Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided.



Coming Meetings and Events
Tuesday, 16 May      
Tuesday, 23 May Club Forum followed by Board Meeting (Combined 2016/7 & 2017/8 Boards) Liverpool Catholic Club 6:00 for 6:30 pm
Wednesday, 24 May Satellite Club Meeting – Prince Tesso Sisowath of Cambodia will be in attendance Bar Luck Restaurant, 1/94 John Street Cabramatta 1:00 pm
Friday, 26 May AHHA (Vietnam Vision) Fund Raiser Crystal Palace, 219 Canley Vale Rd, Canley Heights 7:00 pm
Friday. 26 May Annual Circus Liverpool Catholic Club Multiple Sessions
Saturday, 27 May Annual Circus Liverpool Catholic Club Multiple Sessions
Sunday, 28 May Annual Circus Liverpool Catholic Club Multiple Sessions
Tuesday, 30 May      
Tuesday, 6 June      
Tuesday, 14 June      
Saturday, 17 June Cambodia Vision Fund Raising Dinner Crystal Palace Function Centre, 219 Canley Vale Road, Canley Heights 6:30 pm
Sunday, 13 June Satellite Club/ AHHA BBQ Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta  
Tuesday, 20 June      
Tuesday, 27 June      
Saturday, 1 July Club Changeover – $65 per head – 3 course meal, house wine, draft beer and soft drink Liverpool Catholic Club 7:00 for 7:15 pm
Tuesday, 4 July      
Tuesday, 11 July      
Tuesday, 18 July      
Tuesday, 25 July      
Tuesday, 5 September Police Officer of the Year Presentation Dinner – $75 per person Liverpool Catholic Club 6:30 for 7:00 pm
Sunday, 19 November Satellite Club/ AHHA BBQ Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta  
President Rinna Ly 0466 663 379 Immediate Past President Alvan Freeman 0401 717 104
President Elect John Pillay 0428 443 580 Community Service  Director Alan Hall 0418 447 576
Secretary Ted Mlynarz 0408 979 304 Youth Service  Director Joe Cauchi 0417 478 066
Treasurer Gary Halliday 0414 298 916 Vocational Service Director Bob Groat 0414 748 404
      International Service Director Jim Leahy 0408 404 691
Sergeant Joe Cauchi   Program Co-Ordinator Sam Capra 0407 105 456
Public Officer Geoff Gibbs 0413 740 840 Attendance Officer Robert Menolotto 0422 642 893