Presidents Report 24th July 2019

Gail Robertson - President Rosanna Rotary club 2019-2020

What a great meeting – the people from Angel Flights had a great sense of humour – and obviously a sense of adventure as well as caring and empathy. Their commitment to people who need assistance bring to mind the words ‘unsung heroes’.

RYLA is offering a unique opportunity to go through the experiences of a RYLArian.
We have all seen the changes in our RYLA candidates - the excitement and joy when they return – they are more confident; they have a focus on their direction in life. It seems like a wonderful experience.
Well now we have the opportunity to experience what they experience.
When : 25th August 2019 - Time: 10am to 3pm –
Venue: Wodonga
Please see me if you are interested in attending.

Community Ball Guest

The Banyule Community Ball 2019 is on Saturday 12 October, We now have 12 people who have expressed an interest in attending – Thank you.

RLI – Rotary Leadership Institute
Part 1 of RLI training on Sunday, 4th August 2019 – if anyone is interested in attending please see me.

RAWCS – Rotary Australia World Community
Service – Zone AGM & information day
Sunday August 18th, 2019 - Ciloms Airport Hotel, 398 Melrose Drive, Tullamarine, VIC 3043 – 9:00am for 9.30am start > AGM finished by 10.30 am - Day finishes at 3.30pm - Cost $10.00 for the day.

This is usually a really great day – very informative and full of energy. Please contact me if you are interested in attending.


The strength of Rotary is determined by the level of involvement of its members. With that in mind I invite you to put forward any ideas for Guest Speakers. Whilst we have a framework there are some gaps so all ideas are welcome. Please contact Rona with your ideas.

Board Meeting:

Last Wednesday night we had our first Board Meeting – please look for the Minutes – we have lots of exciting activities coming up.

Thought of the Week:

“The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music”. Lewis Thomas

Rotarians Remember - ‘Rotary Connects the World’

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