Ø Congratulations to the Conference Team for the 2018 District 9650 Conference

Ø Reminder – where to post cheques for the Partner’s Project – please note if direct deposits – the details are now included

Ø Rotary Against Malaria (RAM)

Ø Ugandan GSE Team

Ø Looking for a Team Leader then Team Members to go to Denmark – GSE Team

Ø Reminder – change of secretary for the Rotary Club of Gloucester  

Ø Rotary International – About Clean Water

Ø Attention Golfers……

Ø BCU Triathlon RC of Coffs Harbour

Ø Rotarians Against Malaria (RAM) – updates from February Newsletter

Ø National Youth Science Forum – applications have opened – 1 March to end May 2018

Ø RC of Port Macquarie Club – new member “chat”

Ø YEP Baillie Pinnock in Denmark – contrast – very cold – settling in well – RC of Taree

Ø RC of Kempsey West – keeping members up-to-date a month ahead – good format

Ø A few cartoons – toasts and quotes running through

Ø RC of Wauchope – Club Speaker about Kairos Prison Ministry /sites/default/files/file/Newsletter/ROTARY%20WEEKLY%20ENEWS%20ISSUE%2035%20-15.03.2018.pdf

Mar 17 2018 - 16:54
WEEKLY ENEWS - ISSUE 7 - 18.08.2017
  • Harold Turner – 57 years in Rotary and still making friends and enjoying Service Above Self
  • Rotary Foundation Grants – Important information for Clubs and remember that PDG Ken Hall – 0419 613 982 – – always prepared to assist NOT do
  • Hastings Rotaract Club – Congratulations!
  • Selection of new Rotary International President Elect from the Bahamas PLUS
  • Selection of new Rotary International President Nominee from the United States
  • C.ex McDonalds Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge courtesy of Coffs Harbour Advocate Newspaper
  • D9650 Friendship Exchange update
  • Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) – explanation of its background and influence on students
  • Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour Daybreak seeking applicants for D9650 RYMARINE
  • Special attachment for the newer AG’s & Directors – ROTARY ACRONYMS

Happy Reading……




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Aug 19 2017 - 15:41
WEEKLY ENEWS - ISSUE 6 - 10.08.2017
  • Bob's Jottings
  • Brief Bio - PDG Ian Jackson
  • Tree Planting - Port Macquaarie Sunrise
  • Vale - Bob Jury - Rotary Club of Dorrigo
  • National Youth Science Forum Weekend
  • Operations Update - Shelterbox
  • Attachment - Rotary Convention - Toronto, Canada


Aug 10 2017 - 21:37
WEEKLY ENEWS ISSUE 5 (06.08.2017)

Issue 5 is now attached…..

Some great photos of RI President Ian Riseley’s visit to Port Macquarie on Monday, 31 July last – a very busy day all round.

  • Congratulations to Trevor Gilson (Port Macquarie West) for following up on a Rotary Down Under article where the RI President stated – if you want me to visit – ask – so Trevor wrote and Ian Riseley accepted and everything moved from there….
  • Rotary Friendship Exchange of DGN Phil Hafey
  • Epiphanies proved an amazing, wonderful evening of entertainment last night at the Capitol Theatre, Tamworth
  • Grants – Wrong Way to Help
  • Rotary D9650 Friendship Exchange – please consider….
  • Polio – Australia’s Donation to Polio Survivors in Australia
  • Public Speaking Application Form
  • Final call for Rotarians Against Malaria Conference

Finally, could you please ensure that D9650 Rotarians are made aware of this


Vale Dorothy Keighran – wife of PDG Don Keighran

This email is to inform D9650 Rotarians of the death on Saturday of Dorothy Keighran, wife of PDG Don Keighran. 

Don and Dorothy both resided at Autumn Lodge at Macksville and Don is an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Macksville, having been an active member up until recently.

Don was a charter member of the Rotary Club of Beecroft (chartered 1972) and Governor of what is now District 9685 in 1984/85.

He and Dorothy retired to Macksville in 2000 transferring to the Rotary Club of Macksville.

Dorothy’s funeral was held at the Macksville Uniting Church, Wallace Street, Macksville, at 1pm on Friday 4 August last.

Rod Edwards


Rotary Club of Macksville

02 6568 2807 or 0427 800 206

Aug 6 2017 - 14:58
WEEKLY ENEWS ISSUE 4 - 27.07.2017

Happy reading.....

*   Report re RI President-Elect's funeral arrangements

*   Brief Bio for DGE Lorraine Coffey 

*   Final reminder re Epiphanies - concert in Tamworth

*   Heart on Screen - please promote and support Margaret Ryan's special project for 2017 - 2018

*   Save the Date for Port Macquarie Club's birthday celebrations for 70 years young

*   Lots of photos from changeovers and meetings

*    New attachments for a New Zealand Hospitality Tour - North and South Islands

Jul 27 2017 - 22:38