Date: 19th December 2022
Meeting Location: Shed
President Elect Kaj opened the meeting at 7pm
Invocation:  Steve S            
Welcome: President Elect Kaj welcomed all members              
Raffle WinnersKen W - Wine
Presidents Rod Report
Rod Taylor
member photo
Rod & Steve S attended the Bay Club Christmas Dinner and it was annouced that they have donated their marquee to our club inc all needed accessories to go with it. Until the shed extensions are complete the only issue we have is storage.
New Year Fish van roster & Firework fence erection roster were passed around. Please contact Brad if you can assist on the fish van & contact Macka if you can assist with the erection of the fencing on the 29th December.
Thanks to Kaj for arranging the christmas dinner. It was an enjoyable night even if the tables are rigged. 
Thank you to Carla-Mia & Priscilla for decorating.
Directors Reports
Secretary – Tom Campbell Absent
Treasurer -B Colliver Absent - Kaj & Tom are now signatories on the account
Club Service/Pres.Elect- K Nieukerke
We have 5x $100 retravision vouchers. Rod will follow up a replacement gravy crockpot (slow cooker.)
Key issues this evening is New Years Eve
Update on the Zone 8 - building communities and calling on specialists to improve clubs
Community- B Rollond (B Elliot filling in)
Great turn out for Christmas Parade
Please let us know if you can assist for the New Years Fireworks
Itinerary for the afternoon 31st December
Shed / set up 2pm
Cooking 4-8pm
Location - Windmill at Museum opposite whale tail
Mon 2/1/23 8.30am Cleanup at Shed
Youth – Ken Jenkyn NIL
Membership-W Graham NIL
Webmaster/Media - C Rawlinson
1000 recylable "Australian Flag handwavers" have been ordered for Aust Day
Walls for the marquees have been ordered
Carry bags for the large marquees are on their way
Huge response on facebook and on the website to our Australia Day, Christmas parade & new years events. Over 7000 people have been 'reached'
International/Bikes - G Mackenzie
Fireworks - as a part of assisting the other club with the fireworks we have been asked to provide labour to erect the fnecing on the 29th prior to the fireworks people arriving & to remove it on the 2nd. Please let me know if you're able to assist
Bikes -  Bike sale on Saturday raised $465
Nulsen School Bike Program - We built 4 bikes with 4 students who had to improve their attendance and participation in school. These bikes were presented to the students on the last Wednesday of school with all of the upper year students in attendance. The school would love to run the program again next year. Fantastic feedback from students & school
From the Floor
Steve S
Aust Day
Australia Day poster is ready for promotion. Thanks to all who took copies this evening.
Breakers TDS basketball teams have been approached to run the drinks vans for Aust Day. Macka to confirm
Possibility of 2 shire works to assist with the erection of the marquee.
6 new citizens
Ordered 250 chairs from BBQs galore, 100 chairs from AG society
State Conference Feb 2023
The Conference runs from Friday 5.00pm - 8.00pm; Saturday 8.00am - 5.00pm; Saturday Gala Dinner 6.30pm - 10.00pm
For all members of District 9465 the cost will be subsidised as follows:
Full Conference-Standard Price-$150
Saturday Conference Only-$100.00 
Saturday Gala Dinner-Only-$100.00
Sergeant’s Session – P Mather           Sergeant’s Assist – K Jenjyn
No Badges
Anniversary / Birthdays - Rod 
Last at the bar - Hugh
Welcome back tax - Paul, Bob B, Doug
Raffle winner - Ken
Steve S - horse win
Pres Rod - people say that being a president is for an old crock - purely because we broke the gravy crock pot
Doug Slater - Letter to the editor giving praise & no money exchanged hands
Ann - holding up the traffic at woolies having a chat to friends
JB - Sitting in his "usual" position  at the head of the table at the restoration group 
Steve S - getting Macka to give his bikes a once over for the pending arrival of his christmas guest
Doug - recently having eye surgery however it must not have worked because he failed to wave to Paul as he drove past
Ewin - rebuilt a train for the train group and on its maiden voyage it was found it only worked backwards - not forwards
Kaj - late start to the meeting
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Attendance Report – K Jenkyn/A Green
Members 32                                  Present 16
  • Leave of Absence 5                       Apologies 1                           
  • Silent 0                                                  Club guests 0                     
  • Percentage   43%
Attendance Officer requests that callers identify themselves clearly when making an apology on the Rotary phone.
The Club has a dedicated phone for apologies either by verbal message or SMS text. Please notify by 10am on the day of the meeting. The phone number is 0474 165 997.
Please identify yourself when making an apology by phone.
Next meeting’s program:  9th Jan - Golf Club
  • Invocation: B Colliver           Sergeant assist:  Peter Tredinnick     
  •    Guest Intro: Hugh
  • Guest Thanks: Corrina                                          
  • Standby: R Gurney              
President Rod closed the meeting at 8.30pm
Upcoming Events
Australia Day In The Park
Adventureland Park
Jan 26, 2023
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Rod Taylor
December 9
Brad Elliot
December 10
Dennis Usher
December 10
Paul Goldie
December 30
Rob Gurney
Chris Gurney
December 8
Macka MacKenzie
Jenny MacKenzie
December 16
Join Date
Wes Graham
December 1, 1994
28 years
Rob Gurney
December 13, 1999
23 years
JB Bridges
December 16, 1996
26 years
Ewin Stewart
December 17, 1990
32 years
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