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Bulletin Contribution

Home on the Farm
I grew up in a large homestead (pictured) on a farm at 'Mahunga' in Masterton with my Mum Olive, Dad George, Twin Sister Janet, and younger Sister Margaret (who was also a twin, but her brother died at twenty-one months) along with sheep, cows, cats, possums, chooks, and horses.
Parting Thought: 
"Keep calm and carry on." ~ Winston Churchill

The Power of Positivity

Mar 15, 2021
Nuclear NZ
Dr Gavin Wallace, has had over 50 years experience in this field, and will bust the myths implied by being 'nuclear-free'. 
Mar 22, 2021
Dress for Success
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Upcoming Meetings & Events
Weetbix TRYathlon
Hutt Recreational Ground
Mar 17, 2021
7:15 AM - 1:15 PM
District Conference
Mar 19, 2021 – Mar 21, 2021
Walk for Mental Health
Mar 21, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:59 AM
Red Puppy Street Appeal
Mar 26, 2021 – Mar 27, 2021
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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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Brian Klee

General Notices:

* Our Produce Stall: Usually, this will happen on our Committee Nights each month, but we are going to start this on Monday.  Please bring anything (e.g. fresh garden produce, Jams, cakes, etc.) - ideally, under $5:00.  If yours does not sell, please take it home.
* Michael Jameson Memorial Service: For those who were not able to attend Michael's exceptional service, HERE is the service sheet, and HERE is the eulogy given by Robin Fenwick.
Women in Rotary - Wednesday 10th March at 7am: Rotary Hutt Valley is hosting a fundraising event in combination with Women in Rotary at the Angus Inn.  Speakers via a video will be the Prime Minister, Jacinta Ardern, and Rotary International President 2022-23, Jennifer Jones, ‘A Bold New World’.  Tickets are $15, plus breakfast is at your own cost $18 cooked, or $13 continental.  To register contact: Jo Newlove (021) 427-232.

* Hutt City Council Civic Honours: There are some fantastic volunteers in Lower Hutt and there is a great opportunity for us to acknowledge and celebrate the work that they do in our community.  The nomination form is Here for two categories: 1) Community Services (Civic Honour): recognise outstanding, long-term voluntary community service, 2) Youth Services: recognise outstanding voluntary community service from those aged 15-25.  Nominations close on Friday 12 March at 5pm

* Baton Relay - Sunday 14th March:  We have a wonderful Club opportunity to be part of the centennial baton walk. It not only showcases Rotary to the community, and celebrates 100 years of Rotary in the community, but also an opportunity to have some fun alongside club members from different clubs. Further details are HERE - so who is going to team-up for this not too onerous event - YOU?

* Weetbix TRYathlon: 17th March at 7:15am - contact Jaye Howey if you are keen to volunteer for this event again.  It's great fun!!

* Polio Update: To learn more, click HERE

* District Governor Candidates: All Presidents have been asked for suitable candidates who are interested in being nominated for the District Governor position for the 2023-2024 Rotary year.  Candidates who may like to be considered by the selection committee, application is required no later than 18 March.  This is a role that needs wide support from across the District and so we give you the opportunity to have input into selecting the appropriate person to lead the District in 2023-24.  The Job Description is attached HERE.

* District 9940 Conference: 
* Walk for Mental Health - Sunday 21st March: Just go to our website HERE and get your friends and family (including yourself) to register for this significant annual event.  If you have any queries, contact Shelley.
* Funds Raised: Sergeant's Session - $112.60

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