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Notice of Meeting October 27
Tonight is packing up after our Gigantic Book Fair.
 
We have done well with sales but there are still plenty of books to be boxed up.
Weekly Rosters and Duties
Please register guest attendance and apologies for non-attendance by 8pm on Sunday evening  to:   tawa.rotaryapologies@gmail.com,
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:  ml.andrews@xtra.co.nz

 
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 - 27 October
From President Richard
 
Our Book Fair has now had done its three-week run and we have earned around $9 – 10,000, well done to the organising team, Pat, Richard, Gaylene, Judith and the rest of you.
This year we are looking at clearing all the books and will start from scratch for next year, I heard the comment that some of the books out on the tables were out for their third year, probably says something.
 
The feedback I got at the board meeting re the working bee at KCA was all positive and it sounds like we were able to help make a difference.
 
This coming week we are packing away the books from our Book Fair, it is pleasing to see that we have managed to cut the stock down significantly and as indicated above have well financially.
The next week being the first Tuesday in November will be our Melbourne Cup night visit to the Plimmerton Rotary club, I have asked that you get in an early apology if you are not going to Plimmerton as we have to let them know numbers later this week.  Don’t leave it until the last minute to indicate whether you will be there or not, we can’t muck our hosts around.
So in closing we have done well over the last few weeks, and there is more to come.
 
Let us do Rotary together.
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Office Holders & Responsibilities 2020/21
Committees
 
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 20 October 2020
 
Last week was a working bee at KCA new premises in Jamaica Drive, walls got painted, stock was sorted and put away and from what I understood a great night was had by all, sorry I missed it.
We are looking at programming another night helping KCA before the end of the year, watch this space.
 
 
 
Photos by Kevin Walker
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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
Tawa,
New Zealand
Phone:
0274 998 885
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Oct 27, 2020 6:00 PM
Back to Beanstalk to pack up after our great Book Fair
Nov 03, 2020 5:00 PM
Our annual Melbourne Cup Night visit
Nov 10, 2020
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Stuff the Trailer
Nov 28, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
 
Tawa Community Christmas Party
Dec 12, 2020 2:00 PM
 
Club Christmas Party
Dec 15, 2020
 
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