Notice of Meeting October 13
Tonight our Speaker is Dee Glentworth from Free for All
Past President Judith will be taking the meeting in my absence (I will be working in Christchurch for a few days).
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.
Presidents Piece - 13 October
From President Richard
Our Book Fair has now had its first weekend, it is good to see gaps appearing in the trays, although there are enough books still in their boxes to keep them filled for a while yet.  Saturday there were people lined up at 7:30am, something about early birds. Saturday saw a steady flow of people all morning and tapered off a bit in the afternoon.  Sunday was dead quiet until around 10am when numbers started to build to a small but steady flow, it dropped off at lunch tome and came backa again in the afternoon.
We are still getting books coming in so even if it seems the trays were picked over we will have stocked them back up for the next week end.
Pat has told us that so far we have raised over $4300 so considering the smaller venue and how COVID has affected things I think we can be proud of our efforts and need to give Pat and hi stem a very big thank you.
I see that the planting that Plimmerton Rotary is working on runs the same three Saturdays as our book fair, but if any of you would like to plant trees instead, that the next two Saturdays at Plimmerton Domain at around 9:30am (weather permitting).
I have managed to get our program, events and speakers into Club Runner so they appear on our Website and in the Bulletin, so if you want to see what is happening read the bulletin or go to the website.
Our program is also filling up with a lot scheduled between now and the end of the year, there will be something for everybody.
Let us do Rotary together.
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  Richard Herbert and the Club
50th Anniversary              Pat Waite                         Judith Gray
Last Weeks Meeting 6 October 2020
Was our Quiz night, postponed from earlier because of COVID-19 restriction. The Borough was full and I would say a good time was had by all.  Some of the questions had us thinking, and after coming about middle at the Inner Wheel quiz night I was part of a very similar group of team members and this time picked up the booby prize.
Thanks to Elizabeth and her team for organising the night.
General Notices

Club Information
The Rotary Club of Tawa has been helping local and overseas communities since 1969.
Tuesdays at 6:15 PM
Tawa Bowling Club
Grasslees Reserve
Davies Street
New Zealand
0274 998 885
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Oct 13, 2020
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Book Fair
Oct 17, 2020 8:00 AM –
Oct 18, 2020
Book Fair
Oct 24, 2020 8:00 AM –
Oct 26, 2020
Stuff the Trailer
Nov 28, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Polio Fundraiser Movie "I am Women"
Nov 29, 2020 6:00 PM
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Searle, Karen
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Drummond, Paul
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Meade, Karyn
Starting & Parting Thought
Shepherd, Linda
Garcia, Martin
Walker, Kevin
20 October 2020
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Searle, Karen
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Pettigrew, Steve
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Lines, Gaylene
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