23rd October, 2016


President's Message

Presidents Message

Hi all,

We had a great Club Social Dinner at the Beachcomber on the 19th October. A good time was had by all.

We will get an update from David, Annette and Jan who represented RCNT at the DALE school graduation dinner on the 19th.

22nd October, at 1pm if you can spare an hour or two to help in cleaning out our shed at Depot Road Charmhaven. Next to the Dog Pound. will be much appreciated.

Please remember to support:

Golf Day now Friday 4th November if you can help Jenny on the day please let her know (Jenny will be away from now till 30th October so please contact her first week November) We will also Launch the Community raffle at the Golf Day.

Central Coast Rotary Foundation Centenary Celebrations on Thursday 24th November. See booking information below, RCNT will have a display stand at the event.

Christmas tree sales will be Saturday 3rd and Sunday the 4th and Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of DECEMBER Torin doing Roster.

AGM NOW 7TH DECEMBER ALL MEMBERS REQUIRED. IF YOU LIKE A GO AT BEING PRESIDENT 2018/2019 PLEASE TALK TO ME. We will also be conducting training on Working With Children Policy.

Another gentle reminder to have your Working  With Children check application completed and registered.

Club Christmas party planned for 14TH  details will be confirmed shortly.

Please visit web site and review Club Program for the rest of 2016 and plans for first 6 months in 2017.

Yours in Rotary



Note from eNewsletter / WEB Editor


Please view latest Club Program on web site. Under the “Our Club” tab you will find the tab “Club Program” Important changes for December 2016.



If you have not registered your Working With Children Check - Application - THIS MUST BE COMPLETED BY AGM ON 7th December 2016. This also applies to Honorary Members.





Wednesday 26th October, 2016

NO Meeting


Update on Saturday 15th October, 2016

District Governor Official

Combined Club Visit

Annette, Jan, Peter, Maurie, Debra & Philip attended the dinner. Pat on the back to Jan who gave an update on RAWCS and RABS and Maurie who gave an update on our club activities and plans. Good night. 


Update on Social Night Dinner.

Wednesday October 19th, 2016

Dinner at Beachcomber, good time had by all.


Next Meeting Wednesday November 2nd, 2016

Speaker John Martin

Youth Of The Street School

Opening Blue Haven

This looks like an interesting project, we will provide more information soon.


RCNT Golf Day:

Rescheduled for 4th November, 2016 

Jenny is looking for volunteers, if you are able to help please make contact with Jenny ASAP. We have around 100 players registered and could use another 20 to 30 players, so please consider registering a team or we can find you a group.



Wednesday 9th November, 2016

NO Meeting


Dinner Meeting Rosters:

2nd November, 2016

Annette D'Adam

Justin Dover


16th November, 2016

Brett Herbert

Helen Hellyer 


Wednesday 16th November, 2016

Speaker: Julie Stevens

Program Manager

Future Achievement Australia Pty Ltd


CLICK ON LOGO to view Info PDF



Thursday 24th November, 2016

Central Coast Rotary Foundation Centenary Celebration


Venue - Breakers Country Club, Terrigal

Time - 6pm for 6.30pm

Cost - $26.50 pp plus 60c booking fee


BOOK AT: https://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=221049

Wednesday 23rd November meeting cancelled


It is our intention to have a stand at the dinner celebrating Northlakes Toukley and our involvement in Foundation


December 3rd / 4th / 10th / 11th, 2016

Annual Christmas Tree Sales

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

We have 2 sites, Torin will publish roster


A Little Ray Of Giving


We also kicked off the annual Christmas present drive "A Little Ray of Giving" with Ray White Thompson Partners and Hali Bowling Club. Please call into Ray White branches at Gorokan or Budgiwoi or Hali foyer and drop off a present for this worthy cause. Last year we collected over 100 presents for Coast Shelter. Jackie Miles from RCNT will be looking after this.


Birthdays OCTOBER, 2016

10th October - Peter McCloskey

19th October - Bruce Thompson


Anniversaries OCTOBER, 2016 

19th October - Debra & Maurie Schokman

21st October - Lyn & Allan Thompson

24th October - Ann & Graham Steel



26th October                         No Meeting

2nd November                       John Martin Youth Of The Street School

4th November                        Annual Charity Golf Day Kooindah Waters

9th November                         No Meeting

16th November                      Speaker Julie Stevens Max Potential Leadership Program

23rd November                      NO Meeting

24th November                      Central Coast Rotary Foundation Centenary 

30th November                      Primary Citizens Awards

3rd/4th &10th/11th December  Christmas Tree Sales (volunteers will be required 2 sites) 

7th December                        Board Meeting 5.30pm Hali Bowling Club

7th December                        Club Forum + AGM (Its your club so please attend)

                                                Training Working With Children Policy

14th December                      RCNT Christmas Party - TBA


1st February 2017                  BBQ at P.Mitch's home

11th March 2017                     District 9685 Conference Penrith Panthers Convention Centre


Whats Up


We need your pre-loved Rotary Down Under magazines. After reading your monthly magazine please bring them along to Wednesday meeting and we will look at attaching an RCNT details sticker on the back of the magazine and redistribute to waiting rooms in the district.


Centenary Dinner on Wednesday 9th November 2016

Rotary Club Chatswood International & Charswood Sunrise

 RSVP: Andre Hariman ahariman@tpg.com.au 0414 198 322 by 30th October 

Rotary Club of Chatswood Rotary Club fo Chatswood International Rotary Club of Chatswood Sunrise Would like to invite you to celebrate the Rotary Foundation Centenary Date: Wednesday 9th November 2016 Venue: Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant Level 1 7 Help Street Chatswood Time: 18.15 for 19.00 Cost: $80.00 per person inclusive or $750.00 for a table of ten 1 table will …

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Saturday 12th November

Charity POKER Night for Crows Nest Rotary

 @ North Sydney Leagues


16th November, 2016 - Australian Rotary Health



We received the following email from Australian Rotary Health

Home World and Australian Rotary Health, in partnership with Camden Lakeside, are challenging Rotarian golfers to support GOLF for RESEARCH in our universities and institutes by registering for the Annual Charity Golf day on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at Camden Lakeside.

Show you are supporting mental health by registering a team or PASS THIS ONTO A GOLFER in your club.

Phil Jones said that Home World Builders understand the value of good mental health in the work place and endorses Australian Rotary Health “supporting healthier minds, bodies and communities through research, awareness and education”.

Contact Terry Davies to organise your team for the 2016 Golf for Research Challenge Cup

on 0412 229 994.

Your Ambrose TEAM OF FOUR is $480 which includes breakfast & coffee on arrival, motorised carts, prizes and buffet lunch. 

Individuals cost $120 and will be placed in a friendly team!

Come and join us for a good cause!




The Epping Club 28th November, 2016


Keynote speaker: Kalyan Banerjee, Past RI President

Table for 10 - $700 or $75 per person




Volunteer bus drivers required 10th January, 2017:

I am again asking for 3 volunteer bus drivers for Tuesday 10th January 2017, you need to be available from 11.30am to pick up the buses at Dee Why (Avis) till after the RYLA Dinner about 10.30pm.

The job is to transport the RYLArians around to their community Service Projects in the afternoon and then to the Dinner and back to the camp, then fill up and return the buses back to Dee Why.

You need a LR or above licence and we can offer you lunch at the camp and a free meal at the RYLA Dinner.

If you are available PLEASE let me know


David Clark JP

Past President Lower Blue Mts Rotary Club 2014/15

RYLA Chair (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) 2015/17

RYPEN Chair Blue Mts Camp (Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment) 2015/17

PO Box 332 Blaxland NSW 2774




11th March, 2017

District 9685 2017 Conference

Penrith Panthers Convention Centre


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