District 9455 Info Update
 
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 jpg format
 
Email address for submissions: dgexecassist@rotarywa9455.org
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WHO IS MARCHING, REPRESENTING ROTARY, PROMOTING EQUALITYDIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVENESS ON SATURDAY NIGHT?
Read more in the Pride March item or click here to register
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DISTRICT & CLUB EVENTS/NEWS
 
 
The 2022 Give a Feed festive season campaign is now underway. This is a key Rotary service initiative that all WA Rotarians can actively promote with passion and vigour.
 
It's a great way to advocate corporate gifting right across the professional and business community, with family, friends, colleagues, staff, customers and suppliers etc. 
 
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Rotary International is committed to diversity and inclusion.
As part of our engagement with the Western Australian community, we are encouraging all Rotaractors and Rotarians to participate in the Perth Pride March on Saturday 26 November 2022 to show our support for the LGBTIQ+ community and demonstrate that Rotary is a diverse and inclusive organisation.
 
The Pride Parade March returns to James St Northbridge and will be much more interactive and a lot easier to manage the logistics for all.
With the change The Pride Parade is anticipating an significant increase to audience from last year and will also be live streamed to various venues around Perth and Online.  The organisers are expecting over 5,500 participants Marching.
We need your support and participate in our Pride March by Rotary WA. The event is free.
 
To register your attendance in the March, we require you to complete a registration form by Thursday 11 November.  All you need to is to click on the following link to register. 
If you are registering for friends or family members, please include their names with the registration.  Wrist bands will be issued on the day of the event and will be determined by the names on the registrations.
Dress theme: All things Rotarian.  Please wear all your Rotary apparel.  We would like to show as much Rotary shirts, hats and pins to identify as Rotary.  Apart from that we encourage to bring some colour and pizzazz to the rest of your attire.
We are excited to share some great news, Path of Hope Foundation's 8th consecutive Annual Black-Tie Gala,
scheduled for 20 May 2023, in Perth's Ritz-Carlton's Ballroom is well underway.
 
We invite you and your co-workers to join us at a special event to launch next year’s Gala and its special theming for 2023.  
 
Time: 2:45pm for a 3:00pm start
Date: Thursday, 1 December 2022
Location: UWA Club Auditorium
Reserve limited seats 
 
This special event includes a 30 Min panel session with Western Australian leaders from business and government department's whom will share in-depth knowledge, valuable to all businesses and their workforces on how to identify and deal with possible Family Violence issues affecting staff members. 
 
Together we break the intergenerational cycle of family violence in Western Australia. 
 
Secure your seat by booking here. Both executives and relevant staff members are encouraged to attend.
 
We are delighted to be able to provide this complimentary event to our supporters, which is only possible through the endless efforts from volunteering Rotarians and friends of Rotary and for the sponsorship of the event venue and refreshments by Atlas Iron. 
 
We are very excited and look forward to seeing our annual Gala guests and supporters at this special Path of Hope Q&A Event.
 
Click on the flyer or here to book
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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE POLIOPLUS SOCIETY
- AN IDEA THAT WORKS!
 
The PolioPlus Society is a program that began in Oregon, USA in 2012 and is now being used successfully by Districts in North America, Brazil and The Philippines.
 
What is the PolioPlus Society?
To increase sustainable giving, the PolioPlus Society (PPS) encourages Rotarians to commit to a minimum of $US100 per year to the PolioPlus Fund until polio is eradicated from the face of the earth. Society members receive a special PPS pin and a certificate.
 
The original District, D.5110, that came up with the concept currently has 800 Rotarians signed up as members of the PolioPlus Society. That means that they can count on those PPS members giving a minimum of $80,000 annually, until the virus is gone! Worldwide there are now around 5000 members.
 
Click here for an overview
Click here for flyer
Click here for a commitment form
 
Contact District 9455 PolioPlus Society Char, 
Paul Gianatti, paulg@pacflex.com.au if you have any queries.
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 CANCELLED DUE TO LOW NUMBER OF BOOKINGS
REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED TO ALL TICKET HOLDERS
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Rotary Means Business Presents
A CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST WITH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER RABIA SIDDIQUE! 
 
 
Quick ... to avoid the disappointment of missing out, grab a hotly contested ticket for you, your partner and any guests you'd like to bring along to the RMBWA Xmas Breakfast, 7.30 - 9am, December 6th in the Ballroom of the Duxton Hotel, where we'll be joined by special guest speaker; International Human Rights Lawyer - Rabia Siddique. Book your tickets here: https://events.humanitix.com/rmbrs
 
This early celebration of a very busy year's end and the onset of the festive season, shared with all your regular RMBWA friends, along with other Rotarians and guests, will be one to remember - with a fantastic speaker, scrumptious food, fun and raffle prizes for only $55 per ticket!
 
Our guest speaker; Rabia Siddique (represented by ICMI Speakers & Entertainers), is an international humanitarian lawyer, retired British Army senior officer, former war crimes and terrorism prosecutor and hostage survivor. She has undertaken humanitarian aid work in Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East, for which she was decorated by the late Queen Elizabeth II. Rabia's best-selling memoir “Equal Justice: My Journey as a Woman, a Soldier and a Muslim”, was published by Pan MacMillan in 2013 and work is currently underway to adapt this to a movie. 
 
She is currently writing her second book; “A Beautiful Revolution”, about the power we all have to 'be the change' in our lives and in the world around us. Rabia Siddique is now a multi award winning storyteller, inspirational speaker, leadership consultant, media commentator and human rights advocate. Peace, equity and the sustainability of our planet is what drives her.  But Rabia's biggest challenge and joy is being a mother to her young triplet sons!
 
To hear Rabia's amazing story, book here: https://events.humanitix.com/rmbrs
 
The RMBWA team looks forward to celebrating with you, and please feel free to share the ticket link on your social media and business network platforms!
 
Rotary Means Business WA is a Fellowship of Rotary International. It is a vibrant, valuable and productive business Fellowship that enhances B2B and B2C commerce between and for Rotarians in business, and also provides an avenue to help strategically scale up members' good works at their Rotary Club. Its ethos is based on the principles of the Rotary Four Way Test which talks about honesty, fairness, friendship and benefit to all concerned.
 
PS. Curious to see what an RMB event is like? Take a look at our LinkedIn and see for yourself: https://www.linkedin.com/company/74287751/
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