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Last Meeting
Taita College Students Trip to Great Barrier Island
President Kathy showed the meeting a video of Taita College students visit to Great Barrier Island recently. She provided the following report.
On Saturday night 15 October 2022 a group of 18 Year 10 Taita College students met at school to start their week-long trip to the Hillary Outdoors Centre at Great Barrier Island.  The students were dropped at Wellington Railway Station to catch the overnight bus to Auckland.  Arriving at Auckland Airport early on the Sunday morning the students then flew in 2 separate small planes across to Great Barrier Island.
Community & Member Activity
Club Members at Punakaiki recently
Brian Klee at Hobbiton
Te Omanga Hospice Golf Tournament
I am working on the allocation of duties for the TOMH golf tournament next Friday 24 February and will contact members who will be assisting on the day shortly. Thank you to all those members who have offered to assist.  It will be a great day.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact either Brian or Jan.  
Eastern Hutt Rotary International Committee Fashion Parade Fundraiser
Tuesday 14th March from 7pm 
Ballentyne's Fashion Central, 200 High Street, Lower Hutt.
Tickets $25 per person
Refreshments will be served
Come along and see the new season's fashion and styles.  
All tickets include a discount voucher for spending in store over the following week.  
We are calling for interest in pre-ordering tickets so a registration board will be circulated on Monday evening at our meeting.  
Please extend invitations to your family, friends, neighbours, other groups you are involved with.
We will run raffles on the night so any small contributions to making up baskets would be appreciated.  Please bring them to Rotary and give them to Linda by Monday 6th March.
2023 Walk for Mental Health
Sadly, last year's wasn't possible due to Covid but we are hoping this year will be a momentous success.  All funds raised will go to Youthline Wellington again.  It is being shared on both Facebook and Instagram, so if you use either or both of these social media accounts, please share this with your friends, community pages, other contacts, etc. 
You can REGISTER NOW by clicking on this Link HERE.

General Notices

* Jaye has club tee shirts available to purchase for $25.00 if you haven't already got one. If you are intending to represent our club at fundraising events (TOMH Golf Tournament, The "Walk for Mental Health", "Healthy in the Hutt" and the various collections) it would be great to be visible as a member of our amazing club. 
If any members are available to assist at the fair between 4pm and 5.30pm please see President Kathy.
* Rotary Conference 17 - 19 March 
Don't forget to register for this year's Rotary Conference. Three days of inspiring speakers and events to connect and collaborate with Rotarians, guests and friends! 
Where: Southwards Car Museum, Otaihanga (Paraparaumu)
The Youth Committee's fundraiser has been      confirmed as follows. 
    Quiz with a Difference. 
    Friday 21 April at 7.00pm
    Note your diaries and get your team together 
    Jaye will provide further details shortly 

The Power of Positivity

Parting Thought 

 Joe Tomlinson provided the parting thought at the end of our meeting - 
"Time and good friends are two things valuable, the older you get "
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Committees Meet
Avalon Pavilion
Mar 06, 2023
Board Meeting
Mar 13, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Weet-bix TRYathlon
Mar 23, 2023
Walk for Mental Health
Tenths Trust
Mar 26, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Various Rotary Links
New Satellite Group?
7 Reasons Young (and Young-ish) People Should Join Rotary
How to Log-in
Rotary in General
District 9940 Website
Activity & Training Programmes
Important Rotary Documents
General Info
Risk Management Document
Civil Defence site
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Bulletin Editor
Jan Palmer

Birthdays Coming Up:

* Paul Bryant - 21 February
* Richard Perry - 22 February 

 Anniversaries in February:

* Brian Klee - 3 February 1997
* Jan Palmer - 7 February 2000
* Judy Dearsley - 7 February 2005
* Peter Fraser - 22 February 2016

Rostered Duties & Responsibilities:

Please study and plan ahead, especially if your Committee needs to provide an updated Report.  A reminder that it's also your responsibility to find a replacement if you are unable to fulfil your duty.
Eastern Hutt Rotary e-Bulletin
     We meet at Avalon Pavilion, Taita Drive entrance, Mondays, at 5:55 pm 
Visitors and prospective members always welcome.  
For catering purposes, contact our Secretary (027) 241 5092