Rotary Club of West Lakes

Agenda - 13 DECEMBER

meeting #2362

RCWL Invocation - Chair
"We are proud members of Rotary International where we can serve our community and those needing help across the world. We enjoy meeting together for meals and mutual service in the convivial company of other Rotarians. "
Record of Attendance:
  Apologies:  Alan (Qld),
  • Toast to the people of Australia
  • International Toast
    Peter Shaw
  • Heads & Tails
    Brian White
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Secretary Report
Treasurer's report
Community report
  • Meals on Wheels
    (refer to Events)
  • Please sign up for Carousel 31 Dec & 1 Jan!
refer to Events Folder
International report
Youth report
  • Primary School awards
  • 20 December Christmas dinner
  (refer to Speakers)
Vocation & Environment
Other Business
  • End Polio
Club visits or notices from visiting Clubs
  • Peter Read - RC Charles Sturt Grange
7:00 pm
break for dinner & fellowship
7:25 pm
Guest speaker/Club activity
  • Kids in the Lake debrief & discussion
  • West Lakes Shore breakup debrief & discussion
  • NRM debrief & discussion
President Jean
  • Christmas party next week - roles?
Sergeants session
Wrap & Close

The Four-Way Test

of the things we think, say or do
 1.  Is it the TRUTH?
 2.  Is it FAIR to all concerned?
 4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Monthly Committee - COMMUNITY

6 Dec - West Lakes Shore BBQ
13 Dec - Ros
20 Dec - Xmas dinner
Upcoming Events
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Dec 13, 2022
Bunnnings BBQ - December
Dec 18, 2022
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
RCWL Christmas dinner
Henley Surf Life Saving Club
Dec 20, 2022
Christmas breakup dinner
Dec 20, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
XMAS BREAK - no meeting
Dec 27, 2022
Carousel - December
Semaphore Carousel
Dec 31, 2022 – Jan 01, 2023
NEW YEAR break - no meeting
Jan 03, 2023
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Jan 10, 2023
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Jan 17, 2023
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Dec 13, 2022
Christmas Fun for Kids - review discussion
Jan 17, 2023
don't get caught!
View entire list
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ken Parcell
December 31
Join Date
Ken Parcell
December 14, 2004
18 years
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Minutes 6 December
Meeting 2361, 6 December 2022
No minutes of meeting as the West Lakes Shore School BBQ was in lieu of the ‘normal’ Dinner Meeting.
Gourmet Gary’s: Massaman Beef and Potato Pie
Blowfly Corner
Prep Time: 15 min. 
Cook Time: 2 hrs.


1 kg

Lean chuck steak cut in 3 cm pieces

2 tbsp

Cooking spray


Brown onion finely sliced

½ cup

Ayam Thai curry paste

270 mls

Coconut milk

650 gms

Potatoes cooked and mashed

2 tbsp

Fried shallots


  1. Heat oil in a frypan and brown steak in batches before placing in a pressure cooker
  2. When done add onion, curry paste, coconut milk and salt to cooker and stir well. 
  3. Put lid on cooker and cook for prescribed time for curry then thicken with a little cornflour if needed
  4. While this is happening prepare the mashed potato and pre-warm your oven or stand alone griller
  5. Place meat in an oven dish then then spread over the potato and place under grill. 
  6. Cook for 10 - 15 minutes until potato browns up a little then remove and garnish with shallots before serving. 
Tips for Husbands
EoI Group Friendship Exchange - USA/Canada
District 9510 - Expressions of interest
Group Friendship Exchange (GFE) – Proposal - Mid 2023 or 2024 – North West USA/ South West Canada
Our District (9510) has received an enquiry from District 5080 (North West USA and Southern West Canada) regarding a possible Group Fellowship Exchange to USA/Can in Mid next year 2023 or in 2024.
A Rotary group from USA visited South Australia in 2019 (Hosted by RC Adelaide and RC Regency Park) have now offered a return trip to US/Can next year or 2024.
Expressions of Interest are being sought by 20 December 2022 from any Rotary member in District 9510 who may be interested in a GFE to US/Canada in mid 2023 or 2024.
Please register your interest on email with District International Service Chair Tim Mee
Email:   Mobile 0418 814 856
We are also looking for a volunteer in the District 9510 to take the lead role on this potential GFE.
Investigate options, promote the GFE and communicate with interested Rotarians. Please contact Tim Mee (Details above)
Please pass on this message to all members in your club or include in your club newsletter.  Responses required by 20 Dec 2022
Best Regards 
Tim Mee
Partnerships - International Service
District 9510
Rotary Club of Morialta
Meals on Wheels
Port Adelaide Kitchen Roster
(Member to confirm attendance by 9.00 am on the day of their roster by calling 08 8447 5171)
remainder of 2022

19 Dec.            Yvonne Wilson

2023 tentative

Monday 9 JanKen Parcell
Monday 23 JanLen Loechel
Monday 6 FebTed Manka
Monday 20 FebIan Miller
Monday 6 MarYvonne Wilson
Monday 20 MarAndrew De Garis
Monday 3 AprRos De Garis
Monday 17 AprLen Loechel
Monday 1 MayTed Manka
Monday 15 MayIan Miller
Monday 29 MayYvonne Wilson
Monday 12 JunPublic Holiday
Monday 26 JunAndrew De Garis


2023 roster development in progress - refer to Len

2022-23 Club Committees
Ros De Garis (D), Gary West, Stephanie Thorpe, Brian White, Sue Lockwood, Yvonne Wilson.
Robin Weissel (D), Ian Miller, Brian Thomas, Susan Kendle, Denis Ralph, Scott Anderson.
Club Image & Communications:
Ted Manka (D), Andrew De Garis, Lyn Grant, Neil Butler, Rosie Erasmus.
International & Foundation: 
Ken Parcell (D), Charles Camilleri, Alan Raggatt, Peter Shaw, Len Loechel.
Vocational & Environment:
Alison Howlett (D), Barry Dixon, Barbara Hay, Brenda Butler, Kevern Kendle.
Robin Weissel.
Meeting Responsibilities
Chair meeting
Banner management
Sergeant At Arms
Name tags
Guest speaker management
Executives & Directors
Public Officer
Immediate Past President
Community Service
Child Protection Officer
Youth Service
Club Administration
International Service
Rotary Foundation
Bulletin Editor
Club Webmaster
Executive Secretary/Director
Vocational & Environment

City of Charles Sturt

ALH Venues

Beyond Bank

Adelaide Brighton Cement

Golden North

Olgas Fine Foods

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