Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 480 Issue Date: 16 Jul, 2018

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2 months in France! News from the other side of the world

This last month in France has easily been one of the best months in my life! I had my first school vacation which happens every 6 weeks and it is a 2 week holiday. The first week I went from Paris to Barcelona, seeing all the sights alongside 30 other exchange students I now think of as family! I fulfilled my childhood dream of seeing the Eiffel Tower and of course I cried because 2 other exchange students made me close my eyes until I was standing right in front of it, it was a magical moment. I spent my 18th birthday skiing, where on the last day I only fell down once!!

I was quite upset to come back and start school one short day after such a hectic vacation full of travelling and no work, but back to school it was. I have started to try writing in French and Rotary tests us often to see how our French is progressing, last week less than 2 months in the newbies had our first written test.

This last week has been extremley "rotary" orientated. Tuesday and Friday last week I had parties with my club to fundraise and catch up with rotary friends, Saturday I was with my district talking to the next French outbounds, and Sunday I helped my rotary club picking up rubbish down the canals and we easily filled up around 30 large bags, it was very refreshing to do something that I knew was making a difference! And last night I finally did my presentation (all in French) and it was very well recieved and I think we may have a few visitors to Geraldton in the future I hope!

This weekend I am trying rowing for the first time, and Monday I am going for a horse riding lesson. Say yes to everything right?

Until next time!

Rachel :) 

Author: Rachel Jupp

Published: 23 March, 2018


Meeting Rosters
Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
Fines Master
18 Jul, 18
Bruce Ralph
Graeme Bylund
Steve Muir
Tony Emmott
Luke Bayley
Grant Woodhams
Viki Fennell
Lew Hills
25 Jul, 18
Paul Pirrottina
Clark Scarff
Geoff Watson
Peter Svensson
Raj Mavath
Scott Bennett
Ian Taylor
Steve Muir
01 Aug, 18
Laurie Dines
Douglas Bruce
Tim Duggan
Ray Haynes
Phil Martin
Ian Taylor
Peter Sukiennik
Dan Crisp
08 Aug, 18
Grant Woodhams
Zane D'Mello
Jim Dillon
Kim Stokes
Kevin Watson
John Gooch
Stu Watson
Geoff Wood
15 Aug, 18
Peter Sukiennik
Luke Bayley
Tony Emmott
Glenn O'Brien
Viki Fennell
Graeme Bylund
Robert Houwen
Laurie Dines
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