President's Message

Another busy week as your president. On Friday night together with 16 club members and friends I enjoyed the first night of “Bohemian Rhapsody” a fundraiser for our polio campaign. There was a big turnout from our neighbouring clubs and everyone was buzzing after being taken back to the days of Queen and their amazing performances.
On Monday night I was invited to represent you all at the Howick College Senior Honours Awards. This year through the work of Rob Mouncey and his committee our relationship with the college has been reinforced and is an important part of our community support. The evening itself was an outstanding demonstration of achievement in music and the arts, academic achievement, sporting success and community involvement. It was a celebration of excellence and a great credit to the staff and students led by Iva Ropati himself an ex member of our club.
On Tuesday I presented a cheque to Jenny Naley of the sowers Trust on behalf of us all to support their work in the Howick Ward. The following is an excerpt from their website
“We provide prevention and early to mid intervention programmes for young people.  This includes youth development programmes and mentoring and support for the whole family.  
Outcomes from some of our programmes include young people that have a greater sense of belonging,  feel safe, have developed resiliency and are making positive choices.”
This coming Friday I will be at the presentation of the charter to our district’s newest club Auckland Airport. Their president Guy Slocum is an interesting character. Included in his CV is time as an RAF fighter pilot. He has agreed to be our speaker at a future club night.
At our next meeting Ian fox is leading us in an exercise “Mapping out our future.” Give it some thought and be prepared to make a positive contribution.
My thought for the week “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow”
Map our Club’s Future
Next week there will be an opportunity to talk through the future of our club. What is it we most like about coming to Rotary? What would we like to change, if anything? Are we happy with the current meeting format? What suggestions do you have for any positive changes? How does our club appear to visitors who may join us on occasion? How would you like to see us move forward into the future?
Make sure you join us next week to have your say, as the long term future of this club is in your hands.
Polly's Report September October 2018
Here you'll find Polly's Report.
Nov 13, 2018
Mapping our Club's Future
Nov 20, 2018
Timberlab Nature Engineered
Nov 27, 2018
To be confirmed
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Next Meeting: Duties
Host 13th November
Fox, Ian
Host 20th November
Thompson, Geoff
Host 27th November
Donovan, Jim
Invocation & Guest Speaker Thanks 13th November
East, Madeleine
Invocation Guest Speaker Thanks 20th November
Cox, Dave
Invocation & Speaker Thanks 27th November
Green, Gavin
Reception 13th November
Holland, Fred
Reception 27th November
Kearney, Alison
Peterson, Alan
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November 7
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November 28
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November 5
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November 25
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November 29
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November 7
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November 23, 2017
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November 23, 2017
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Alex Garden
November 29, 2017
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Club Information
Howick (Inc)
We meet Tuesdays at 05:45 PM
Howick Bowling Club
33 Selwyn Road
Auckland,  2010
New Zealand
0210 267 2042
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