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The President and members of The Rotary Club of West Lakes invite you to attend a meeting and learn about Rotary in your community.

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Articles of Interest

Bright Hours Lunch

Bright-Hours.ws_edited-1 This year, our annual Bright Hours Lunch was held as a Christmas in July event. Organised in conjunction with the West Lakes Uniting Church, our club provided lunch for two hundred and twenty senior members of our community. In addition to the appearance of Father Christmas, those present were entertained by a magician ” Mick the Trick” and the West Lakes Shore School Choir.

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Santa handing out gifts

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Graeme Goodings with Stuart Ghent and Rev. Wes

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Debbie, Bary and Di busy in the kitchen

New President Inducted

Kevern-inducting-Juliann  At our Changeover meeting on June 21 at the Lakes Resort Hotel,  President Kevern inducted Juliann Andriani as our President for Rotary Year 2015- 2016.

In her acceptance speech Juliann outlined her aims and objectives for the year ahead and also alluded to some of the challenges facing the Club.

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During the meeting one of our members and  outgoing Assistant Governor, Dr Ken Parcell experienced a rapid rise in the Paul Harris Fellow Awards.  He has barely been awarded a Sapphire Pin to his existing pin when it was announced that he was also the recipient of a second Sapphire. Well done Ken.

 

Award to local identity

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The guest speaker at our meeting on May 5 was television personality Graeme Goodings, who until recently was the news presenter at Channel 7 in Adelaide.

Graeme recounted his life experiences, culminating in the formation of his own media company.

For many years Graeme has acted as the MC for our annual Carols by the Lake, and it was for this and his support for the local community in general that the club awarded him a Paul Harris Fellowship at the meeting. Named after the founder of Rotary International, the award is the highest honour that a club can confer on an individual.

Club stalwart retires

Honorary-membership-presentation-to-GerryAt our Christmas meeting on December 16 we farewelled Gerard (Gerry) Ancone as an active member of the club.  Gerry, who announced his retirement a week earler,  joined the club as a charter member in 1976, and served as President in 1992-1993.  He was also awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship.

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Meeting Venue: Checkside Tavern,
AAMI Stadium
Turner Drive
West Lakes, SA
Meeting Time: Tuesday
6:00 pm for 6:30 pm
Postal Address: PO Box 7287
West Lakes, 5021
Membership: Currently Open
All visitors very welcome
Contact: President Kevern
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Phone: 0418 453 666