The next get together on Monday 25th January is at John and Sue Pollard’s property. This is the BBQ Fundraising event which marks the start of our new year Rotary involvement. Funds raised will go towards the Rotary Foundation. Details of the event to follow at a later date.
Attendance: 40 people incl. Guest
Sergeant’s session: N/A
Two-minute talk: N/A
Guest Speaker: Andrew Reyngoud accepting our donations for the Christmas Appeal.
My secret spy at the party tells me that most of you got up and sang during the Karaoke segment – some in groups and some more than once. Charlie apparently enjoyed using the microphone.
It was a great hearing that $1,263 was raised at the Christmas in the Park event. Thanks, everyone for your donations towards the Christmas Appeal, which were gratefully received.
Apparently, there were quite a few of you in attendance and the meal was very nice. I am not sure who won the best hat award but suspect it may have been Gerry.
A quick reminder from Rob Brangwin for each Rotarian to list the details of any potential new Rotarians. This list to be forwarded to Rob or Trish who will follow up in the new year.
Excerpts from Colin Wakes email dated 15th December
“The winner of the trailer is Michelle Kilgour, who lives in Porirua. She was so excited when I rang last night and she was still just as excited when I spoke with her again this morning. She will be coming up on Saturday, and along with a brother who lives in Hastings, will collect the trailer sometime Saturday afternoon.
I delivered the kayak late this afternoon to Samuel Walter, a very pleasant young guy who has recently returned from living in Perth. He was thrilled with his win.
The winner of the third prize, Fraser, was a young lad. His mother assured me last night when I phoned her that he would be very happy with his $50 voucher. I delivered it today to their address in Lucknow Road.”
Thank you to Colin, Jessica, David and others on the Raffle committee, along with all those who volunteered to sell raffle tickets, you made this another successful Christmas Raffle.
Duties (as at Rotary Bulletin 29 December-2020)
Please note these arrangements: If you are rostered on for duty but find you are unavailable it is your responsibility to arrange a replacement for yourself. Once this is done, email Stephen Randal at email@example.com and advise him of the change.
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|Grace and Badges|
|2 Minute Talk|
|Vote of Thanks|
Another Christmas has come and gone, my family left today back to their various locations. We have been entertaining between 10 – 13 people since the 23rd which has been wonderful, but I will be looking forward to a couple of days getting the house back in order and not cooking for a large group. Unfortunately, although the weather on Christmas day was better than expected, it has slowly gone downhill since then and we are back into our winter woollies at the moment. We are enjoying the cricket so it gives us an excuse to stay inside and watch this on the telly. We did get out to Waimarama for a swim on Boxing day which was lovely, how lucky are we to have such a wonderful beach so close to us. We now have New Year celebrations to look forward to and then hopefully you are all enjoying some lazy days in the sun before things get too hectic again. HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone and I hope 2021 is a little better than 2020 which we all want to forget. Just think how fortunate we are to be in NZ and enjoy all the freedoms that do not exist in other parts of the world right now.
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