Submissions for the Weekly Update must be
received by 12 noon the day before publication or they may not be included.
Please provide flyers in jpeg or png format
 
Email address for submissions: secretary@rotarywa9455.org
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(Send your good news stories to secretary@rotarywa9455.org)
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Take action for World Polio Day!
Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta says that polio eradication can be achieved if Rotary members stay committed. He calls on every club to offer support this World Polio Day.
Click on the image below to watch President Mehta’s World Polio Day video message.
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2022 District 9455 Conference Art Competition for Link Schools
 
Is your Rotary link school participating in the 2022 District 9455 Conference Art Competition?
The art competition is taking place NOW in Term 4. Schools have until the end of their school year to complete the artwork.
 
What format will the competition take?
The artwork will be in the form of an A2 poster. Students are invited to investigate a West Australia Aboriginal artist that they like and present an informative poster about the artist. Please have a look at the specifications in the Rotary District 9455 Art competition – schools’ letter that came attached to an email to club presidents back in August or see below.
 
Who is the competition for and who decides who will enter?
The poster competition is for art students in Years 7 to 10. Schools will decide how many students will participate and, if possible, build this into their program for Term 4 or it can be done as a private activity at home.
 
How much will it cost for your link school to enter the competition?
Cost to the Rotary Club = $100. If you have more than one link school the fee will be discounted.
Please look at the details provided in the Rotary District 9455 Art Competition – Letter to Rotary Clubs which was emailed to club presidents back in August or see below.
 
There are some great prizes on offer including art materials and the opportunity to participate in a masterclass with an established artist. Please get behind this reconciliation initiative. 
 
Didn’t get the email about the competition? Contact Ros Marshall, District Chair Aboriginal Reference Group for the details.
rosslyn.marshall@gmail.com or phone 0413 221 253
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ROTARY CLUB OF DALKEITH
JAMES BOND MOVIE NIGHT
 
Our club is having a fundraising movie night of the new Bond Movie: No Time to Die.
 
The date is Sunday 14 November at 6.15pm at the Windsor Cinema Nedlands.
 
For a bargain $35 fundraising price each person also receives a raffle ticket and a bottle of water. 
 
Funds raised will go toward our International causes we support.
 
Tickets can be purchased on line at Trybooking.  https://www.trybooking.com/BURLS
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The Santos Science Experience … where science meets fun.
 
The Santos Science Experience needs help from our regional and remote Rotary Clubs. Can your Club help register 2 students for the scholarships provided by the regional ministers in the following locations? Year 9 & 10 high school students get a 3 or 4 day, in-person program at one of our WA universities.
 
  • Pinjarra electorate
  • Landsdale electorate
  • Darling Range electorate
  • Kwinana electorate
  • Mandurah electorate
  • South Metropolitan Region
  • Agricultural Region
  • Morley electorate
  • Forrest electorate
  • Armadale electorate
Contact The Science Experience main office and our District with your Club’s interest. Your Club will ensure the students complete the application for their selected university.You can reach out to our Perth metro Rotary Clubs through our District Office for assistance with accommodation and local support.
 
Your Club will send the application to The Science Experience main office and let them know which electorate your scholar is from. The Science Experience will process the registration and the electorate’s scholarship.
 
Follow up with your students, parents, and high school as The Santos Science Experience programs run. 
 
We are here to help:
 
The Science Experience 
admin@scienceexperience.com.au
(03) 9756 7534

9455 Science Experience Coordinator, Shauna Kinney
shauna@smk-writer.com
0435 089-797
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Rotary’s Homeless Hub invites Rotarians to our biannual interest group meeting, on Thursday 28 October 2021 (6.00-7.30pm) at Perth Office, Level 5, 110 William Street (or via Zoom for those who can’t attend in person).
 
Please spread this message to all members who may have personal, community or vocational interests in this area. Numbers are limited, so please book early.
 
The session will include brief presentations by speakers from the homelessness sector, and with lived experience, and updates on our expert reference group and key Hub projects.
 
The “main event” will be break-out sessions exploring how can Rotary clubs best address homelessness.This will be based on participant interests in the areas of Homelessness Prevention, Support for Homeless People, and Housing.
 
To facilitate effective workshopping, participants will be asked in advance to identify their general areas of interest, member's new ideas and potential future initiatives, and current club projects in brief.
 
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Membership Voice 26 October at 7pm WST
 
Our Transition to One Rotary in Western Australia (DG Dee Buckland and DG Pat Schraven)
 
Join District Governors Dee and Pat on Tuesday 26 October at 7pm as they bring everyone up to date on the creation of a new district to serve all Rotary clubs in Western Australia. We still have a few seats available.
 
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Rotary Lamingtons ….?!
 
Did you know …. 21st July is National Lamington Day?  D9675 has come up with a Master Plan to make this an annual fundraising opportunity for Rotary Clubs.
 
No, you do not need to make the lamingtons! Some of us will have memories of messy chocolate icing and coconut, they will instead be sourced from local bakeries (preferably small businesses) to support the local community.  The idea is that local businesses buy them for their employees by way of appreciation and Rotarians facilitate the ordering, pickup and delivery on the day.
 
In order for this to happen in our District, we need a Club or person willing to be the co-ordinator … is this for you?
 
It looks and sounds like a delicious initiative and one that will promote new membership, both personal and corporate, for our clubs as connections are made with the business sector.
 
Contact DGE Ineke Oliver (inekeoliver@gmail.com) if you would like to see the Master Plan, it really is quite impressive!
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Rotary Elizabeth Quay (REQ) presents a charity fundraiser games-night style  mini catwalk event to promote op-shopping and clothing donations, in support of Save the Children. An after-hours, fun and exclusive behind the curtain event held at the Save the Children Opshop - 3/1296 Albany Hwy, Cannington WA 6107
 
About the Event

Saturday, 5:30pm to 8:00pm, 23 October 2021
 
  • Pre-show mocktail and nibbles
  • Runway mini movie - 10 minutes featuring models wearing curated outfits
  • Stylists talk - How to buy and style recycled fashion
  • Shopping - Put together your own recycled fashion outfits
  • Guest photoshoots - Professional keepsake of your fashion finds
  • Guest Catwalk Game - Prizes to be won
  • Rock Raffle for some high chances at winning your choice from gold or silver tier donated accessories.

We will have several curated outfits up for sale immediately after the screening of the Catwalk 10 minute movie. Guests will have some time to try on the outfits themselves and buy each outfit as a package. If the outfit isn't sold as a packages after the final call, guests will have the opportunity to buy individual pieces from the outfits. 
 
 
Click here for tickets
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Come and support us in our fundraising for household items for the
My Home project.
 
Thank you to Nadeen Lovell for giving us the opportunity of holding an event a part of her exhibition. If you can't make it on the night, the exhibition is on from Saturday 6th to Sunday 21st November.
 
Limited tickets to our event so click here to book.
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The Provisional Rotary Club of Metropolitan WA invites potential members and Rotary friends (and their families) to a baby and child friendly October social aboard the Mandurah Pirate Ship!
 
Rotary MWA hopes to reach out to as many people as possible with a view to chartering in 2022 so we hope to see you there!
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A project of the Rotary Club of Nedlands...
 
 
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Given the level of requests we have received, we are making a selection of Virtual Conference video presentations available to Rotarians generally.  The first four are now available and feature:
 
Ann Lee Hussey - a wonderful presentation for clubs in the lead up to World Polio Day on 24 October 
President Elect Jennifer Jones - some words of inspiration from our 2022-2023 RI President
Mark Pearce - CEO of Volunteering Australia - a thought provoking 'membership' themed presentation on the changing nature of volunteers and volunteering
John Hewko - CEO of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation
 
You can find the videos via the Zone 8 website: 
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LAST DAY TO SECURE YOUR PLACE -
A RANGE OF TICKET PRICES ARE AVAILABLE
Read more about the presenters here
Limited places - Click here for tickets
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Enjoy a fabulous Sundowner at the MAAC: The Rotary Club of Karrinyup enjoys some fabulous sunsets at the Marmion Angling and Aquatic Club (MAAC). As a long standing supporter of Polio Plus, we have dedicated a Sundowner evert to our fundraising for End Polio NowClick through to see details and book your spot. Numbers are limited so book early to ensure you don’t miss out. Be sure to share this wonderful opportunity with family and friends.
 
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Quality Margaret River Wines: 
 
RC Karrinyup is a dedicated supporter of Polio Plus.
 
This year we have made our fundraising for End Polio Now even more enjoyable and extended the opportunity to participate to everyone.
 
Collaborating with WA Cellars, we organised the opportunity to purchase a range of quality Margaret River wines at excellent prices. For every case purchased a sizable donation goes to End Polio Now
 
Click through to see and purchase your selection of wines. Be sure to share this wonderful opportunity with family and friends.
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Rotary Matilda Bay
 
will again host the premier golf event of the year on
Friday 29 October 2021.
The $2500 team donation includes:
  • 18 holes golf at Mount Lawley Golf  Club for a team of 4 
  • Your promotional banner & marketing on a tee
  • Lunch & non-stop snacks &refreshments
  • Cocktail hour canapés and drinks for your team plus 4 guests
  • Gala dinner with premium wines, beer and soft drinks for 8 
  • Guest speaker - Glenn Mitchell
  • Music  & entertainment  
 
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   Camp Opportunity 2022
 
Sunday 16th  Jan -> Saturday 22nd Jan 2022
 
Click here for Camper Nomination form
Click here for Buddy Nomination form
Click here for Camp Opportunity flyer