Notice of Meeting September 8
Tonight we have Matt Frater  Tawa Youth and Families Trust
A day in the life of a Social Worker
Weekly Rosters and Duties
Please register guest attendance and apologies for non-attendance by 8pm on Sunday evening  to:,
or you can TXT before midday Monday please text to Malcolm Andrews 027 472 9837
Do you have job? Please check if you're on duty (list below) and arrange a substitute if you're unable to attend.
Any queries about meetings and duty rosters, please contact Malcolm Andrews 027 472 9837 or email:

So what do I do when I have club duty? 
This reminder will help:

Set-up: Try to be there at 5.30 and help get the room ready for meeting 
Greeters: Please arrive by 5.30 to meet and greet members and visitors. Fill in Visitors badges and direct them to a member to host them if possible. Sell raffle tickets.
Starting & Parting Thought: Be ready to go at 6.10
3 Minute Talk: Prepare something of interest, or entertaining. Or both.
Introduction & Thanks: Do some research prior to the evening. Be there by 5.45 if possible to greet guest speaker. You are their host for the evening. Perhaps offer to buy them a drink. Introduce them to members. Host them at dinner. 
Sergeant: Prepare a session that will extract money from members through fines or other means.
Next Rotary Meeting Tuesday 8 September 6:00pm
Setting up /  Malcolm Andrews, Euan Patchett, Karen Searle,
Greetings / Raffle Steve Pettigrew, / Gaylene Lines
Opening / Closing thoughts  Louise Munro
Introduction and thanks /  Martin Garcia
Sergeant / Tony Heyward
Photographer / Richard Hutchinson
Presidents Piece - 8 September
From President Richard
First of all, I would like to say thank you to all of you who came and help pack biscuits at Nada Bakery. It was a fairly straightforward job, lots of steps to get to the finished presentation package, but I would say getting the shortbread into the bag was the trickiest part.  Needless say that after the first couple of trays we had a bit of a rhythm going and the banter increased.  Thank to Nada for the catering, if you ever want to start doing Pizzas as a side-line I think you would be on a winner.
Now to another story, I caught up with this a little later than some, Rotary has nominated its first Women International President.  Jennifer Jones will be the RI President 2022 -2023.  It has only taken a bit over 115 years, or about 40 years after Women were allowed back into Rotary.
Tony Heyward and I met Jennifer at South Pacific PETS, what a person, enthusiastic, committed, humble, empathetic and a work effort that would match the Energiser Bunny.  Pat Waite has met her at the DG’s training sessions and is similarly impressed.  I strongly believe Rotary is making a good choice.
For those who have not met or heard Jennifer, she will be presenting at the Virtual Conference in Alice Springs in a few weeks’ time.
This piece will be shorter than some, as I write this it is Father’s Day and I have family over getting ready to have a celebration, so to all the fathers, grand fathers, and great grand fathers have a happy day.  For those for whom COVID has meant you can’t be with them I know you will be with them is spirit.
Together let us do Rotary.
Office Holders & Responsibilities 2020/21
Club Service                    Malcolm Andrews           Karyn Meade
Foundation                      Lynda Shepherd               Richard Herbert           
Membership                    Denise Garcia                  With Tony Heyward
Youth                              Louise Munro                  Robyn Peterson
Community                     Judith Gray
Vocational                        Pat Waite                         Judith Gray
Public Image                    Ian Munro          (non board director)
Fundraising                      Elizabeth Sutton               Robyn Peterson
Book Fair                          Pat Waite (for project kick off, needs a separate committee)
50th Anniversary              Pat Waite                         Judith Gray
Some directors currently have more than one area of responsibility so it will be necessary for members to get in behind them in the committees to make this work.  I have asked every one where their area of interest or passion is so you should be able to get involved with something that “Spins your Wheels”
Last Weeks Meeting 1 September 2020
This was a project packing short bread at Nada bakery
General Notices
Tuesday 6 October
(Delayed by COVID-19)
The Borough, Tawa   7 pm – 9 pm
Cost:   $12 per person (make up your team of 6-8 people)
Fun evening, great prizes
including $50 voucher from The Borough.
Amazing raffle prizes - $2 a ticket, 3 for $5.
Proceeds to assist community projects in Tawa
Tickets:   Contact Elizabeth  -
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The Rotary Club of Tawa has been helping local and overseas communities since 1969.
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