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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The Santos Science Experience … where science meets fun
There are three in-person, on-campus programs in WA. Take a look at this year's Edith Cowan University program for year 9 & 10 high school students.
ECU Joondalup
4 day program $260
11-14 Jan 2022
Application deadline 20 Dec 2021
Help introduce a high school student to chemistry, biological and environmental science, freshwater and marine biology, mathematics, cyber security and computer science.
Ask for the Rotary Scholarship Application
Contact The Science Experience
(03) 9756 7534
9455 Science Experience Coordinator, Shauna Kinney
shauna@smk-writer.com
0435 089-797 
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On Tuesday 19th October at 5pm WST we'll have the story of the new-style Gold Coast Passport Rotary Club, as told by Candice Olivier, one of the inspiring leaders who founded the club. Passport clubs provide an action-oriented Rotary experience that keeps members engaged and builds our network. 
Find out more from Candice on Tuesday by registering here.
 
Cluster Power! Thursday 21st October at 5pm will see us welcome Canadian Assistant Governor Paul Elsley to share the impressive story of the Rotary Club of Kingston, which reversed years of membership decline with new strategies that not only grew the club by 19, but saw collaboration with fellow cluster clubs that saw growth right across the board.  
Find out more from AG Paul on Thursday by registering here.
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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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Path of Hope is hosting a FREE Speakers Series for Corporates and Rotarians inPerth CBD about Healthy Relationships and the many facets.
We only have 55 seats and we would love to have Rotarians and Corporates who are interested in Path of Hopes mission to break the intergenerational cycle of family violence, to come along to our free event with a light lunch at Rotary House, level 5 110 William Street Perth. 
 
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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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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