Rotary Club of West Lakes

Agenda - 31 JANUARY

meeting #2367

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), Susan & Kevern, Lyn, Ian, 
  Guests:  Tracey, Stephanie
  • 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 4 & 5 Feb!
  • Bill (mini train) 30th birthday @ 2 April
refer to Events Folder
International report
Youth report
  (refer to Speakers)
Vocation & Environment
Other Business
Club visits or notices from visiting Clubs
7:00 pm
break for dinner & fellowship
7:25 pm
Guest speaker/Club activity
  • Stephanie Malan - Abused and battered wives
President Jean
  • Combined Area 7 meeting Tue 28 Feb
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 - Youth

10 Jan - Robin
17 Jan - Brian T
24 Jan - Denis
31 Jan - Scott
Upcoming Events
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Jan 31, 2023
Carousel - February
Semaphore Carousel
Feb 04, 2023 – Feb 05, 2023
Bunnings BBQ - Feb
Bunnings Woodville
Feb 06, 2023
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Feb 07, 2023
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Feb 14, 2023
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Feb 21, 2023
Sponsor thankyou dinner
Feb 21, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
RCWL weekly meeting
Bartley Hotel
Feb 28, 2023
Combined Area 7 meeting
Westward Ho Golf Club
Feb 28, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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Upcoming Speakers
Jan 31, 2023
Abused and battered wives
Feb 07, 2023
The Holy Land - pt 3
Feb 14, 2023
Feb 21, 2023
Sponsors' dinner & Club Assembly
Past Speakers
Jan 24, 2023
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ian Miller
January 1
Join Date
Kevern Kendle
January 1, 2012
11 years
Susan Kendle
January 1, 2012
11 years
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Senior Citizen of 2023
Congratulations to Gary on being named Senior Citizen of the Year.
The Award recognises individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution to a local community.
with City of Charles Sturt dignitaries
Minutes 24 January 2023
Meeting 2366, 24 January 2023
CHAIR:  Dennis Ralph
Andrew DeGaris
Ros DeGaris
Jean Mailey
Lyn Grant
Brian Thomas
Ted Manka
Barry Dixon
Peter Shaw
Gary West
Len Loechel
Brenda Butler
Neil Butler
Brian White
Alison Howlett
Scott Anderson
Yvonne Wilson
Charles Camilleri
Barbara Hay
Ken Parcell
Dennis Ralph
Rosie Erasmus
Stephanie Thorpe
Robin Weissel
Ian Miller
Alan Raggatt
Sue Kendle
Kevern Kendle
Sue Lockwood
Jean Mailey
Tracey Bartholomew
Claire Bosisto
Steven Hay
Robert Close
Brian MacDonald
Dorothy (Barbs mother)
Rotary Club of Los Alamos De Moterrico, D4455, Peru.  Club chartered 2000 with 20 members who meet Mondays at 8.00pm in Casa Club Los Alamos Demonte Rrico.
President – Edwar Aparicio Pilacles.
Secretary (Lyn)
  • Nothing new to report,
Treasurer (Len)
  • Nothing financial to report.
  • ‘Bumped’ in Margaret Christie and she is well.
Community (Ros)
  • 4/5 February – Carousel, need help late Sunday 5th 6-9 pm shift.
  • 2 April – NRM Bill’s Birthday at Semaphore
  • 3 April Bunnings BBQ will be covered by St Beads
International  (Ken)
  • Donate funds to flood affected river residents. Ken will contact Area Governor in that district.
Youth (Robin)
  • Nothing new to report.
  • Will be away until 7 March 2023.
Fundraising (Gary)
  • 6 February – Bunnings BBQ and a few spots still need to be filled.
  • Allocated first Monday of every month for Bunnings Fundraising BBQs.  Also offered a weekend BBQ every quarter.
Vocation & Environment (Alison)
  • 6 bags of blankets. Thank you to Brian for the contact at NE Drycleaners for laundering.
  • Spoke with Rose Garland, CHATS  - supports homeless in Port Adelaide and want these blankets.
  • We need to individually check blankets next week at 5.30 are worthy for human use and suggest we do this at one of our weekly meetings and Tracey and Alison will make labels.
  • Project is called “Blanket Revolution”.
Guest Speaker and Other Activities (Neil)
  • 31 January – Stephanie Malan – Abused and battered wives
  •  7 February – Ted Manka – the Holy Land tour part III
  • 14 February – Maggie Yarrik, Lawyer – Wills and Funeral Testaments.
  • 21 February – Club Assembly
  • 28 February – Joint Area 7 Meeting @ Westward Ho Golf Club
  • 14 March – Cruise on the Lake 
  • 21 March 2023 – Police Commissioner Grant Stevens – TBC
Guest Speaker: Greg Patterson
Greg spoke on the activities of Food Bank in providing food to needy families and individuals..
President’s Report (Pres. Jean)
No report as Pres. Jean was an apology.
Sargent at Arms:
  • Brian White
Meeting Closed at 8.10 pm
2023-01 Board minutes - Interim
Minutes of Interim Board Meeting
Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Present:          Lyn Grant, Andrew De Garis, Ros De Garis, Ken Parcell, Len Loechel, Alison Howlett, Robin Weissel, Ted Manka
Apologies:      Jean Mailey
Business Arising:
  • Bunnings BBQ first Monday of every month, Ted to liaise with Laura, Bunnings to approve early start at 7.00am and Bunnings to light the BBQ.
  • Trial one day of the weekend every quarter commencing May 2023
  • Tracey membership is paid, and Alison is her sponsor
  • Sponsors dinner 4 tables x 10 and Bartley to supply white tablecloths on 21 February.
  • Final amount at December 2022 $74,679.02. Ken moved $1000 be donated to Foodbank and see if they need help;
Seconded by Robin Weissel
  • Identify areas damaged by floods and Andrew in liaison with representatives in those areas regarding providing volunteer work or money.
Meeting Closed at 9.00pm
Potential New member
Tracey Bartholomew has been proposed for membership of RCWL.  Should any member wish to raise issues regarding Tracey’s proposed membership to please advise President Jean.
Members on leave
- Robin
- Kendles
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)
Monday 13 FebTed Manka
Monday 27 FebIan Miller
Monday 13 MarPublic Holiday
Monday 27 MarYvonne Wilson
Monday 10 AprPublic Holiday
Monday 24 AprAndrew De Garis
Monday 8 MayRos De Garis
Monday 22 MayLen Loechel
Monday 5 JunTed Manka
Monday 19 JunIan Miller
Monday 3 JulYvonne Wilson
Monday 17 JulAndrew De Garis
Monday 31 JulRos De Garis
Monday 14 AugKen Parcell
Monday 28 AugLen Loechel
Monday 11 SepIan Miller
Monday 25 SepYvonne Wilson
Monday 9 OctAndrew De Garis
Monday 23 OctRos De Garis
Monday 6 NovKen Parcell
Monday 20 NovIan Miller
Monday 4 DecTed Manka
Monday 18 DecYvonne Wilson

2023 roster - 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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