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BBQ Sunday 31st January - 11:45am
All members, partners, and family are welcome to join in a picnic commissioning of the riverbank seat and memorial stone, to commence on site at 11.45 am on Sunday 31 January.  Bring your own food and light/medium refreshments to eat or share.
Directions:-head north on Harcourt Werry Drive, and 600metres past Percy Cameron Street, on the curve leading to Taita Drive, drive left onto gravel track, site is about 400 metres along. Or click on shown as Rimutaka cycle track. 
Prior notice of intention to come not necessary, but if anyone provides email advice to Richard Perry, prior to the date, we can advise any weather cancellation.
Feb 15, 2021
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Upcoming Meetings & Events
Quiz Night (Environment & Amenities Committee
Feb 13, 2021
Board Meeting
Avalon Parvilion
Feb 15, 2021
Monthly Brunch Meeting
Norma Blue Cafe
Mar 04, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
District Conference
Mar 19, 2021 – Mar 21, 2021
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New Satellite Group?
7 Reasons Young (and Young-ish) People Should Join Rotary
How to Log-in
Rotary in General
District 9940 Website
Activity & Training Programmes
Important Rotary Documents
General Info
Risk Management Document
Civil Defence site
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General Notices:

* RYLA BBQ Invitation:  This Friday 29th January at 5:45 for 6pm, but RSVP (tomorrow) Wednesday 27th January.  The RYLA team extend an invitation to you to attend the BBQ with the attendees and supporters of the RYLA programme 2021.  The event is held at the Silverstream Retreat 3 Reynolds Bach Drive, Stokes Valley. It's first right turn off the road that takes you up to Silverstream Landfill, opposite the old Silverstream Steam Railway.  The BBQ will be at the Grasslands building, which is in the far left corner at the end of the driveway at the complex.  The cost is $30, payment by Direct Credit - further details from ADG Michelle Simpson:
* District 9940 Conference: - Early Bird Registrations close this Sunday, 31st January - don't forget and register now!
* 2020 Christmas Raffle Details: For a full report on this, click HERE.
* Meal Price change: The weekly meal price is now $26.50 - an increase of $2.00.
* RYPEN Nominations - closing 5th March:  This is a program for 15 – 17 year old young people of both genders who possess qualities of decency, sincerity, persistence and application which deserves further development.  It is being held on the weekend of 26th -28th March, near Inglewood.  The programme aims are to challenge all participants in situations that develop Confidence, Leadership -and Teamwork - in a unique rural setting.

Please do not nominate young people who have already experienced other outdoor pursuit experiences.  This course is for young folks who would benefit from a weekend of being with other like minded folks.  It is not a reward for high achievers but for those whom you feel could benefit from a boost in their self esteem.  

Please think of possible applicants from your neighbours, family, local school, etc.  We would prefer personal recommendations rather than throwing it open to schools.  Good hunting!  Further information please contact Robin Aitken (0274) 458-197.

* District Governor Candidates: All Presidents have been asked for suitable candidates who are interested in being nominated for the District Governor position for the 2023-2024 Rotary year.  Candidates who may like to be considered by the selection committee, application is required no later than 18 March.  This is a role that needs wide support from across the District and so we give you the opportunity to have input into selecting the appropriate person to lead the District in 2023-24.  The Job Description is attached HERE.

Parting Thought: 
"I cried when I had no shoes but I stopped crying when I saw a man without legs.
Life is full of blessings, we just need to see them."  - William Shakespeare

The Power of Positivity

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Visitors and prospective members always welcome.  
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