Calpac Capers
Mr Lunt's notes from the last meeting 7 Oct 2021
International Toast
Dan T toasted the Rotary Club of Kampala, Uganda. The club meets at 12:30pm every Thursday afternoon at the Sheraton Hotel. The Rotary Club of Kampala is the oldest Rotary club in Uganda having been chartered in 1957. The club grew through the 1960s up to 1971 when the Ugandan President seized control of Uganda in a military coup causing civil unrest. Rotary was branded a Zionist and Imperialist organisation by the regime and several Rotarians lost their lives. Membership picked up after 1977. The club has quite a few successful projects listed on their website including water, sanitation and hygiene projects, family health days and a Rotary hospital in Mukono.
Vocational Talk
Di L went into admirable detail regarding her vocational history. Educated in both Sydney and Brisbane, Di worked for Ansett before residing in Canada and later the Bahamas. Di has worked in a number of hospitals and has volunteered many hours to a number of organisations including Life Line and Wish List.
Director Reports
Treasurer Brian R announced that the 2021 Ian Baker Finch Charity Golf Day is expected to raise over $25,000 after expenses.
Geoff L announced that more volunteers for RYDA are required over the next couple of weeks. Please contact Geoff urgently if you can assist.
President Greig LA thanked everyone for attending the Australian social night the previous week and also thanked everyone for making the Ian Baker Finch Charity Golf Day a success.
Member Moments
Tony L reflected on a very successful golf day and thanked everyone for their contribution. Next years golf day has been penciled in for 7 October 2022.
Ken H announced changes to the microphone/PA system for each meeting.
Guest Speaker
Tony Long spoke movingly and in detail about the work of Humanitarian Projects International. At his own expense, Tony has visited Uganda 7 times since 2016 to help in various projects including renovation of school building and building a boarding house for school children. The initiative does not attract any administration costs resulting in 100% of the funds benefiting the communities. Over the years HPI has expanded to Timor-Leste and Philippines with the same focus on education and health. If you are interested you can buy a bunk bed for the boarding house in Uganda for $130. If interested please contact Greig LA.
Michael and Frank concluded the meeting with a song.
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A big thank you to all members for their assistance and contribution to the Rotary Club of Caloundra Pacific.
Our next guest speaker
And on 14 October, Neil Playford of Travel Assets Caloundra discusses 'Travel in Troubled Times'
Division 2 Cr Terry Landsberg discusses local issues on 21 October 2021
DG Cluster Visit
The DG cluster visit to Australia Zoo has been postponed to Sunday 17 October 2021. An email invitation has been sent to all members. If you need a hand registering please email President Greig LA.
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For more information contact Eve!
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Club Roster 2021-22
14 October 2021
Fellowship:  Donna H
Sergeant:  Christine C
International Toast:  Peter H
Vocational Talk:  Richard H
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Tania C
Thank Guest Speaker:  Graeme C
21 October 2021
Fellowship:  Ian A
Room Setup:  Michael B
Sergeant:  Will W
International Toast:  Graeme B
Vocational Talk:  Geoff L
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Christine C
Thank Guest Speaker:  Di L
28 October 2021
Fellowship:  Graham C
Room Setup:  Kevin C
Sergeant:  Will W
International Toast:  Win F
Vocational Talk:  Frank L
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Allan G
Thank Guest Speaker:  Donna H
4 November 2021
Fellowship:  Malou D
Room Setup:  Mike H
Sergeant:  Suzanne LA
International Toast:  Ross H
Vocational Talk:  Eve M
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Peter H
Thank Guest Speaker:  Donna H
11 November 2021
Fellowship:  Cedric G
Room Setup:  Wroxton I
Sergeant:  Suzanne LA
International Toast:  David J
Vocational Talk:  Dan T
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Win F
Thank Guest Speaker:  Brian R
18 November 2021
Fellowship:  Di L
Room Setup:  Geoff L
Sergeant:  David M
International Toast:  Suzanne LA
Vocational Talk:  Will W
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Malou D
Thank Guest Speaker:  Frank L
25 November 2021
Fellowship:  Bryan M
Room Setup:  Allen M
Sergeant:  David M
International Toast:  Bonnie L
Vocational Talk:  Barbara B
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Eve M
Thank Guest Speaker:  Mark M
2 December 2021
9 December 2021
Fellowship:  Stan N (Santa)
Room Setup:  Mark P (Rudolph)
Sergeant:  Les P (Dasher)
International Toast:  Matthew L (Dancer)
Vocational Talk:  Kevin C (Prancer)
Introduce Guest Speaker:  Les P (Vixen)
Thank Guest Speaker:  Bruce R (Comet)
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