Roger’s chairmanship was to be truly superb (from an unbiased source)
Unfortunately no one at the meeting could name Australia’s oldest Club, so Darrly set us straight and proposed a toast to RC Melbourne chartered 1921
Welcome to Bernie Strong
& Frances Cahill - speaker
Genta, Bruce, Ron, John & Pauline, James, Pam
We will be meeting next Tuesday 5th November at Meridan State College for a Vocational Visit. We will have a hot brekky there with fruit juice etc
If you could let me know for sure if you will be attending this will help Fergus with catering.
I will send a mud map and let you know where to park.
Since it is Melbourne Cup day there will be a prize for best hat and funniest hat.
Alan to bring “horsey things”
Despite Roger’s best efforts, Deborah announced his 60th birthday on the 31st
(that’s right - Halloween) To much carbon dioxide emission for candles.
School bursary presentations coming up - need presenters
Golf Day to be 9th or 16th March 2014 - need a committee
19th November Tranquility Garden handover
Food from Beach Bakery, Hospital to supply urn
Grants available for ANZAC commemorations - any thoughts?
Helen introduced Frances Cahill. Frances has a 30 year public service background with indigenous housing, and she sings. She now specializes in personal development and is organizing the Create Connect Youth Arts Conference.
Frances’ first question was “Do you have a “mouse” in the family?” If the answer is yes, then the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy may be the answer. It’s all about confidence creation, social literacy, feeling comfortable when public speaking, articulate adults & kids, & punchy presentations.
Ask Aunt Em is a wordsmithing service - for business communication and writing skills coaching.
Six steps for public speaking
Identify the audience
Identify the message
Voice production and physicality
The Club is invited to sponsor a student at the Create Connect Youth Arts Conference.
Cost is $295 It’s from Dec16th-20th Dec at Mountain Creek SHS - Four day conference and a fifth day performance, for 13-18 years olds.
Noel gave us a “gee-up” for the trifecta sales - money next week please (not tickets!) and a slap over the wrists to the naughty people selling their personal tickets
Merv presented us the Certificate of Appreciation from the local Ambulance Committee - Merv has been involved since 2005
No Sergeant this week, but plenty of cross fines emptied our pockets.