Rotary Club of Wahroonga

Chartered on the 25th November 1975

Club Information

Australia's First Breakfast Club

Wahroonga

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
Warrawee Bowling Club
1479 Pacific Highway
(Mail: PO Box 13 Wahroonga NSW 2076)
Warrawee, NSW  2074
Australia
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Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When Brad Rubini was reading a bedtime story to his seven-year-old daughter, Claire, she asked him why he was reading the words wrong. “I’m dyslexic, so I thought I was reading the words right,” recalls Rubini, a past president of the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio. After he explained his problem, she began to read to him on most nights instead. “She was a voracious reader and storyteller. She was always telling stories, even when she was a toddler,” he says. Three years later, while Claire was away at summer camp, she died unexpectedly as a result of a...
Health: Survival of the Fitbittest
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian In the seven days from 7 through 13 March, I took precisely 84,250 steps. This amounted to 39.85 miles. I also climbed 288 floors and burned 22,055 calories. I’m fairly certain that you, gentle readers, could not care less about those statistics. Unless, of course, you’re one of the millions of gentle readers who have joined America’s fitness self-surveillance movement by strapping a tracking device to your wrist. In which case, you are probably pretty darned impressed by my stats. I should therefore add a few crucial caveats. Caveat No. 1: That week...
 
Anniversaries
Join Date:
  • David Russell
    June 3, 2009
    7 years
  • Marlene Carty
    June 9, 2003
    13 years
  • Margaret Sachs
    June 11, 1997
    19 years
  • Leon Clark
    June 12, 2002
    14 years
  • John Collins
    June 24, 2009
    7 years
 
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President Marlene and the District Changeover attendees celebrated the Award for the best large Club in D9685 for 2015/16. We were joint winners with Lwr Blue Mountains.
 
We won this Award last in 2007 --Peter Smith's Presidential year.
 
 

 
 
Last week Janelle Speight attended a training seminar at the Ryde Council offices on the subject of--"Culturally and linguistically diverse" (CALD) people.
 
A report from Janelle is enclosed here below. "Read More.."
 
 
 
 
 
Facebook has a new friend on Social Media! 
 
The Rotary Club of Wahroonga now has a Twitter account if any of you have Twitter you can now Tweet us @RotaryWahroonga 
 
 
 

 
 
Deputy headmaster at Knox Grammar --Scott James--described to members the caring indigenous programme conducted through the Boarding School establishment--guided by a very capable Wahroonga Rotarian Helen Clarke. President Marlene presented a cheque for $5000 to the programme.-below
 
 
                                                         
  Scott James accompanied by Helen Clarke (L) and Angus Robinson (C)
 

 
 
Members attending should respond with guest and visitor names to the RSVP attendance Invitation.
Others friends interested in attending contact President Marlene Carty

 

 
 
 
A successful Red Shield morning at Abbotsleigh--over $9000 raised and 80 girls and parents joined the collection team.
Well done to Ian Faulks and the Rotary team.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
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Speakers
Jul 06, 2016
Dick Warburton
Ethics in Business
Jul 13, 2016
Neil McWannell
Strategic Planning report
Jul 20, 2016
Gary Webb
Novus Beneficieries cheque Presentation
 
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