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  • Business breakfast 22 August 2018
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Note for your diaries

Thanks to President Richard Herbert who has published what's coming up in his weekly news. See more>

Business Breakfast

The next Tawa Rotary Business breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday 22 August at The Borough, Tawa at 7am. Please register and invite your friends to come along.

The speaker is David Greenberg, former Wellington Life Flight Trust rescue. This time te event is also being co-hosted b the Tawa Business Group who has helped with costs and marketing. 

There will not be a regular Rotary meeting on the Tuesday evening before this event.

Foster Hope appeal

Slippers and pyjamas are sought for children - Foster Hope Charitable Trust as the cooler months approach.Foster Hope

Tawa Rotary has been actively collecting for children supported by Foster Hope Charitable Trust.

June Matthews, Foster Hope Charitable Trust notes that the appeal was so successful last winter and has continued with summer pyjama drive.

"I would love for the pyjama drive to kick off again with your help, and I have been thinking, what if we included slippers and pyjamas in it this year too? We had a few donated along the way and there were a few cases that received these and were absolutely chuffed! I think it would be good (and important) to keep the focus on the pyjamas, but I think there are a few families, especially the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren that would also really appreciate the extras too.

I’ve been thinking about your other offer too, what if we met up one night to make up toiletry bags? We could get a few people along, and I could bring the toiletries to be packed up, and the toilet bags, and everyone could have lists of the ages they were making up? It makes the pack making days so much easier when we can just slip a toilet bag already filled in and is probably easier to do offsite."

Elizabeth Sutton, Project Lead, Foster Hope Appeal

Rotary News

Be the inspiration

Rotary International President Barry Rassin for 2018/19 speaks on the messages behind this year's theme, "Be The Inspiration".


Handover to DG Marion Johnston 3 Jul 18


For the 2018 Longview Roster, see more.

  • Introducer*: the rostered member introducing the speaker is asked to email a brief written summary of the talk by Friday that week.  Email to Laura Sommer
  • Please arrange a substitute if unable to attend or you have to leave early. 
  •  Important for catering: please register guest attendance and apologies for non-attendance on Monday before midday  to:

  • PLEASE let Judith Gray know if you cannot do your duty (0274 406098) or
Duties 2018 Wed 22 August
Speaker Business Breakfast - Dave Greenberg, former Life Flight Trust
Greetings, attendance and raffle  
Setting up  
Predinner toast/ & Parting Thought  
Speaker Introduction*/Host:  
Speaker thanks  
3 minute talk  
Long View Roster  


Rotary Making a Difference 2017-18 Theme

  For earlier bulletin notices of our meetings, refer to Club Meeting Reports.

 “Whether we’re building a new playground or a new school, improving medical care or sanitation, training conflict mediators or midwives, we know that the work we do will change people’s lives — in ways large and small — for the better.” Ian Riseley, Rotary International President 2017-18.

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