Monday, 10 November 2014

11th November Meeting - AG Gordon Watson - Global Grant

Chair
Merv welcomed guests Gordon Watson & Kay Murray
Merv proposed a one minute silence for Remembrance Day

International Toast
Norm proposed a toast to Rotary Clubs in Liberia
and their battle with Ebola virus

Visitors
Gordon Watson & Kay Murray

Apologies
John & Pauline, Pam, Alan, Alf & Anna

Makeups
Melbourne Cup Party

President's Report
Welcome Kay & Gordon
Stocklands BBQ at Bells Reach 13th Dec
Trifecta was won by a lady from Golden Beach
Carboot sale to be at Meridan College carpark
60th & Xmas at Norms - committee needed “soon”

Speaker
Merv Introduced Gordan to speak on our Global Grant for water & sanitation projects

Gorgon announced that we were successful with our joint application between Caloundra, Cal Pac & Sydney Cove Clubs (third time lucky)
Special thanks to Leo Smith & Eric Woods
The grant covers five islands

Funding:
Caloundra $10,000
Cal Pac $10,000
Sydney Cove $5,000
DDF $10,000
Rotary Foundation $12,500
Somewhere else $10,000
TOTAL $57,500

Self funded teams to go out in April and October 2015, cost app $2,000 each
Thanks Gordon

Directors
Merv noted Gordon had been to the Solomand eight times
Genta - Chairs and desks from Cal Primary 20th Nov 7:00am
Norm spoke about the Sydney memorial by RC Geraldton
Sergeant Ian - lies lies lies as usual, but he helped fill our coffers

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