Weekly Club Bulletin
Basic Education and Literacy month
19 September 2019            Vol.41 No.12 
Sep 16, 2019
Your Amazing Brain
Sep 23, 2019
Mental Health in the criminal justice system
Sep 30, 2019
Printing the Future
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Meeting Responsibilities
Ryan, Etienne
Holmes, Jim
Front Desk - 1
Chen, Andy
Front Desk - 2
Drillien, Jo
Neighbours, Ken
Johnston, Natalie
Stand In - 1
Kumar, Ashok
Stand In - 2
Mitchell, Ed
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Membership Director
Youth Director
International Director
Project Funding Director
Club Service
Bulletin Editor
Bulletin Editor
Tony Fortune
Rotary International 2019-2020
RI President: Mark D Maloney
Decator, Alabama,USA
RI President Elect: Holger Knaack, Herzogtum, Lauenburg-Molln, Germany
DG: Gary Langford, Auckland East Rotary Club
ADG: Elise Markwick, Half Moon Bay Rotary Club
Apologies, Leave, Guests & Visitors
Apologies & Visitors
Payments to Club Bank Account:
Remuera Rotary Website
Rotary District 9920 Website
Remuera Rotary Club Facebook
Upcoming Events
Epsom Lodge Breakfast
Sep 14, 2019
7:01 AM – 10:00 AM
Multiple Sclerosis Annual Street Appeal
Sep 21, 2019
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Pink Ribbon Street Appeal
Oct 12, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Winefriend Wine Tasting - Friday 6th Dec
Dec 06, 2019
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Christmas Party Monday 16th December
Dec 16, 2019
40th Anniversary Gala Dinner 2 March 2020
Mar 02, 2020
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President's Message
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It was good to observe very productive Committee meetings on Monday.  Thank you to Jamie for his entertainment and generosity with gifts.  It was nice to attend the special assembly at Tamaki Primary School this week for the Books in Homes Programme.
Enjoy your week and I look forward to seeing those of you who can make it to Jamie's farewell tomorrow (Friday) at my home, 5 Te Kowhai Place, Remuera. 


Haere Ra Jamie - we will greatly miss your enthusiasm and dynamism.  You and Karen have made an amazing contribution to the club and our community - you epitomised the concept of 
Thank you - we look forward to seeing you both back here when you get the opportunity!
Exchange Students hosted by Remuera
Numerous details have been added since last week concerning the numerous Exchange Students that the club and members have hosted but there is still a lot of detail missing.
If you hosted an inbound student or were counsellor for a student please contact me (Tony).  We are looking for the following information for each student: Year hosted/Name/Home country/Counsellor/host families/current situation
Please email me ( any information you have on the students below and any other students you have details for.  Thanks
Here are Exchange Student details we have so far:
1982/83?; Tracey Bortha; Port Elizabeth, South Africa; ??
1984/85; Susan Leitz; Washington State, USA; Ian Searle Counsellor; Hosts: Singer Family, Ross Family, Goldie Family, Anne & Tony Fortune; Married to David Searle, lives in St Heliers, two adult children Jessica and Zachary; works for ADHB;
1985/86; Megumi ?; Japan; ??
1986/87; Camilla ?; Sweden; Counsellor Colin Wilson; Hosts Bryan & Jenny Haggitt, Anne & Tony Fortune; 
1988/89 Robert Lee; USA; Counsellor ??; Hosts?? Bryan & Jenny Haggitt; 
1989/90; Frederick ?; Sweden; Counsellor ??; Hosts ??,Don Hawke & Brigitta Windhager, Anne & Tony Fortune;
1990/91?; Eduardo?; Brazil; Counsellor Gloria; Hosts ??;
1991/92?; Jason: Alaska; Cousellor ??; Hosts ??;
1992/93?; Sasha Archer; Washington State, USA; Counsellor Wayne Brewer; Hosts, Austin Family, Anne & Tony Fortune; 
1994/95?; Ulrike Caspar (Giesen); Germany; Counsellor ??; Hosts Austin Family, Anne & Tony Fortune; Married with one son; 
1995/96? Chiko ??; Brazil; Counsellor ??; Hosts ??:
2004/05?; Timo Harju; Finland; Counsellor ??; Hosts ?? Don Hawke & Brigitta Windhager, Bob & Betsy Elliott;
2009/10; Sarah Kelvelaga (Klosterman); Germany; Counsellor Bill Smith; Hosts Bill & Susan Smith; Don Hawke & Brigitta Windhager; Blair Wingfield; Sarah stayed 6 months extra to complete NCEA with honours;
2009/10; Fee ?; Germany; Counsellor ??; Hosts Murray & Ann Weatherston, David & Susan Searle;
40th Anniversary Celebrations

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner.

Monday March 2nd 2020.

Time. 6 pm for 7 pm.

Venue. Sails Restaurant, Westhaven.

Cost.$85.00 per person including  pre dinner drink ,three course dinner,entertainment and a great celebration of 40 years of Remuera Rotary including a key note speaker. Sails premium service.

Dress Code. Semi formal, business suit or jacket and tie, ladies appropriate dinner wear.

Please invite former members,family, friends and anyone interested in supporting Rotary

Mark your diary now and advise Wayne Brewer of numbers attending.. RSVP February 23rd.2020.


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