The Key – 17th March 2014

This week

On Monday 17th March – we meet at the main entrance of the Joint Emergency Service Centre, Gungahlin – members, partners & friends of the Club will visit the Centre for a guided tour by our local RFS. This should be a lot of fun and extremely informative. Please advise Liz Friend asap if you would like to come. Children 16 years & over welcome.

Dinner afterwards 7.15pm at the Raiders Club, Gungahlin, table reserved. Details: 5.30pm Joint Emergency Services Centre, Anthony Rolfe Ave, G.

Local happenings

Last Sunday saw members, friends and three of our local school students turning sausages at Magnet Mart. Our Club is supporting the World Challenge fund-raising efforts by students who are heading off to various overseas destinations later this year.

Invitations in our region include:

Thursday 20th March, fund-raising movie night in Manuka

Organised by the Rotary Club of Canberra which has secured the premiere of the first feature length film produced in Saudi Arabia. The other first is that the Director is a woman. All proceeds will be directed to BLAZE AID to be dispersed to relieve some of the hardship of our rural communities affected by fire, flood and drought induced famine. Refreshments from 6.30pm. Tickets by prepayment (flyer attached).

7.30pm Friday 4th, & 2pm & 7.30pm Saturday 5th April, Shen Yun

The world’s No. 1 classic Chinese dance and music show, comes to Canberra in April for the eighth year. Member Holly Wei is happy to organise tickets for the three shows.

Tuesday 15th April Ginninderra Rotary Club dinner to Hear Minister Simon Corbell

Hear Mr Corbell speak on his vision for Belconnen Precinct in 2030, although no doubt he will be happy to answer questions on most subjects within his Portfolio. This is a partner’s night.

Other Important Rotary Dates for this Year!

Members are reminded to register early for these great opportunities

  • District Assembly, Bega (3-4 May 2014)
  • Rotary Peace Scholars visit Canberra (3-6 May 2014, formal dinner 5 May) Rotarians who are interested in helping should email the Convener:
  • Annual Rotary International Conference in Sydney (1-4 June 2014)