Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 484 Issue Date: 13 Aug, 2018

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The Funtavia Crew!

FUNTAVIA!

FUNTAVIA introduced by Crisp Coyote.

The Funtavia Fringe Festival started two years ago, and now thanks to a lot of hard work they have a Not For Profit Inc Board. Board Members include Chair Rob Jefferies, VC Lara Dalton, Sec Emmaline James, Treas Tom Gorman, Event Producer Jodi Reilly, Creative Producer Julian Canny and Board Members Robbie Garvey and Alexia Parenzee.

They create a ‘theatre’ space at the back of Blue Heelers, ACDC, Headspace on Marine Terrace essentially converting a …”… shitty area into the best area in the city…” quote, unquote. J Canny 17.01.2018

Some of this involves the use of sea containers, marquees, temporary signage and the like. One of the ambitions of Funtavia is to foster and develop local talent that can then travel Australia. Another ambition is to leave the area they work in better than it was previously. They aim to leave some of their installations on site.

Funtavia is Geraldton owned and created and they’d also like to take their performances and performers to the wider Mid West region.

Funtavia requires around seventy volunteers to help make it run.

Funtavia booklets have been distributed during our meeting. For all information please log on to the website which is www.funtavia.com  They are also on Facebook, twitter, snapchat et al.

Jodi and Julian who are the spokespeople at our meeting thank the sponsors for enabling the event to happen (four of them are in our Rotary Club!) and in turn Jim Dillon rises to the dizzy heights of thanking them for their presentation.

Author: Grant Woodhams

Published: 21 January, 2018

 


Meeting Rosters
Date
Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
Fines Master
Student
15 Aug, 18
Peter Sukiennik
Clark Scarff
Lew Hills
Glenn O'Brien
Viki Fennell
Graeme Bylund
Robert Houwen
Laurie Dines
22 Aug, 18
Raj Mavath
Peter Svensson
Bruce Ralph
Steve Muir
Michelle Mitchell
Tony Emmott
Hugh Lavery
Kim Stokes
29 Aug, 18
Dan Crisp
Ray Haynes
Paul Pirrottina
Geoff Wood
Terry Stewart
Clark Scarff
Grant Woodhams
Stu Watson
05 Sep, 18
Tim Duggan
Phil Martin
Ian Taylor
Douglas Bruce
Scott Bennett
Geoff Watson
Bruce Ralph
Ray Haynes
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