Rotary Club of West Lakes

Agenda - 12 July

meeting #2340

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), Denis (travelling), Brian W (Covid), Lyn (Tassie), Brian T, Barbara, Ken (Covid), Rosie (Covid), Ian,
  • Toast to the people of Australia
  • International Toast
    Peter Shaw
  • Heads & Tails
    Brian White
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Secretary Report
  Lyn is away in Tassie
Treasurer's report
  • subs payment
  • Xmas in July payment
Community report
  • Carousel weekend report
  • NRM roster for Thu 21 July through Sunday 24 July (refer to Events)
  • Meals on Wheels
    (refer to Events)
International report
  Ken is away (Heather has Covid)
Youth report
  • Science Experience planning
  • RYDA (Brian Thomas)
    meeting next Tuesday 19 July @ 10.00a, 1a  Miranda Ave Lockleys
    please volunteer to support this event on Monday 29 August
    (refer to Events)
  • Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club annual awards this Saturday 16 July at 7 for 7:30pm
  (refer to Speakers)
Vocation & Environment
Other Business
Members away
  Lyn (Tassie): 4 - 18? July 
Denis & Jenny (sunny QLd): 7 July - end August
Club visits or notices from visiting Clubs
President Jean
  • great to be back
  • Committee focus, plan for Club Assembly
  • date for new Board meeting
  break for dinner & fellowship
Guest speaker/Club activity
Pres Jean in person......
Sergeants session
Wrap & Close

The Four-Way Test

 1.  Is it the TRUTH?
 2.  Is it FAIR to all concerned?
 4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Monthly Committee - Community

5 Jul  Andrew
12 Jul Ros
19 Jul tbc
26 Jul tbc
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RCWL 2024/25 Changeover dinner
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National Railway Museum
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Jun 25, 2024
La Vita Ristorante Cafe at 342 Grange Road
Jul 02, 2024
My year & Committees
Past Speakers
Jun 18, 2024
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Alison Howlett
June 15
Barbara Hay
June 15
Join Date
Scott Anderson
June 21, 2022
2 years
Ted Manka
June 23, 2011
13 years
Gary West
June 30, 2006
18 years
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2339 - minutes
Meeting #2339 @ Bartley Tavern with 3 Zoom attendees (Pres Jean, PP Ken & Robin)
Rotary Club of Philadelphia, D7450, Pennsylvania USA.  Chartered 1911, 49 members who meet Thursdays at 6 pm at The Pyramid Club of Philadelphia.  President – Rosian Anchondo.
Secretary (Lyn - apology)
  • No report
Treasurer: (Len)
  • June’s RCWL financial statement given.
  • RCWL’s ‘books’ are currently with the auditor.
  • 66% of members have paid subs.
  • Xmas in July – numbers proposing to attend have fallen significantly for a variety of reasons.
  • Subscription for Club Runner has been paid.
Community: (Ros - apology)
  • Ian Miller replaces Miriam as RCWL’s MoW driver for 18 July.
  • Need volunteers for Carousel on Saturday.
International & Foundation (Ken)
  • Foundation Committee meeting.
  • International involved with D.I.K, Donation to Ukraine, RAWCS.
Fundraising: (Jean)  
  • Fundraising will now be part of the Community Committee.
  • 2nd August – Regionals Presentations – Rosie to provide more feedback
  • Rotary Leadership Training – 2-day event 13/14 August
  • District Conference May 27, 2023, in Melbourne
  • Defibrillator project coming up – more information to follow.
  • Jean is the 47th President of RCWL.
  • Reminder about Xmas in July is at the Gepps Cross Hotel next week.
  • In Neil’s absence, Jean listed upcoming events and guest speakers.
GUEST SPEAKER: Alison Howlett
English-born Alison arrived in Australia with her family as “10 pound Poms”.   Attended  schooling in Adelaide.  Was a Rotary Exchange Student to Idaho in the USA.  It was a ‘life changing experience’ and gave her the ‘travel bug’.  Has returned to the USA 27 times.  Moved to Brisbane in 2001 with her employment in the technical area. Returning to Adelaide at the end of 2021.  Involved in telephone exchanges, she has been a construction manager, product manager.  She has been in Rotary four years after eleven in ROTARACT.  Alison said ‘Rotary is a big part of her life”.
                                              Scribe Ted
Gourmet Gary’s Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff
Blowfly Corner -
Gourmet Gary’s Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff
Serves: 6
1 kg
Chuck steak cut in 4cm pieces
2 tbsp
Sweet paprika
2  tbsp
Olive oil
Onions halved and sliced thinly
3 cloves
Garlic crushed
2 cups
Beef stock base
¼ cup
¼ cup
Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp
Seeded mustard
Button mushrooms thinly sliced
Pappardelle paste
2 tbsp
Continental parsley finely chopped
1. Place beef in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the paprika then hat oil in a pan and brown beef in 2 lots. 
2. Place in a slow cooker then place onion, garlic, stock, wine sauce mustard, and rest of the paprika in the pan and bring to the boil. 
3. Pour sauce over the meat in the slow cooker and cook for around 6 hours until meat is tender then remove and shred with 2 forks. 
4. Return beef to the sauce then add the mushrooms then cook for an hour until they soften. 
5. While this is happening cook pappardelle as per packet instructions and chop into shorter lengths. 
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