27th March, 2016


President's Message

I hope everyone is having a relaxing and enjoyable Easter break.

This has been a very quiet Rotary week so my message this week will be a short one.  I must however say thank you to our guest speakers last week who came along at very short notice.  Marilyn Caruana from the Central Coast Special Olympics with husband Mike and Special Olympians, daughter, Sandy, and Golfer Steve who delivered an inspiring and heartfelt message.  I cannot thank them enough.

I do have a few reminders of very important events that are fast approaching.

Firstly there is our meeting at Camp Breakaway this week.  Camp Breakaway is an organisation very close to our hearts at Northlakes Toukley and it is always special to be able to have a meeting there.  If you have never seen the wonderful facilities and work done by the staff this is a great opportunity.  We will be joined by members of Wyong Tuggerah and board members of Camp Breakaway to enjoy fellowship and a barbecue.  It would be great to see a large contingent of Northlakes Toukley Rotarians.

 Secondly our Race Day is very close on 7th April. President Elect Mitch has worked very hard to make this day the success it always is.  If you haven't already got your tickets contact Mitch.

  Until next time

Yours in Rotary

Jenny Abourizk


This Week

30th March 

Social Night -Barbeque at Camp Breakaway, San Remo 

Come along to learn more about the wonderful work of Camp Breakaway and also enjoy a night of fellowship and good food.



The is no meal selection for this week but it is important to have your attendance intention for catering purposes.

Attendance This Week


Last Week

23rd March

Pictured with President Jenny are our guests last week. 

Marilyn Caruana is Chair of the Central Coast Special Olympics with husband Mike.

Next to Mike is Sandy Caruana. Sandy has represented in swimming and now bocce at the Special Olympics

Far right is Steve Robson.  Steve is a champion golfer and has represented Australia at the Special Olympics and at the World Games.  Steve is off to Maccau in April, once again to represent Australia.


Next Week

6th April

No guest speaker this week as final arrangements and information about the Race Day tomorrow will be discussed.


Race Day 7th April, 2016

For tickets and further information contact organiser Mitch Cowan by clicking this link RACE DAY


The Rotary Leadership Institute

The Rotary Leadership Institute has two courses organised for later this year. This is course is of great benefit to all Rotarians, but particularly for those who will become members of their club board from 1st July.

 The course is run over three days, morning tea and lunch are supplied.

 The day starts at 8:30 and should be completed around 3:45 pm.

 The course is held at District 9685 office in Sefton Road, Thornleigh.

 The course dates are: 

• Course 33  30 April, 11 June and 2 July

• Course 34 18 June, 9 July and 16 July

If you wish to register for one of these courses, please register on-line at this link.


Adam and Ann-Marie Marshall



Wednesday 30th March.....................Social Night -Barbeque @ Camp Breakaway San Remo 

Thursday 7th April..................................... Race day