Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 516 Issue Date: 25 Mar, 2019

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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


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Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
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Lew Hills
Geoff Watson
Graeme Bylund
Peter Svensson
Viki Fennell
Phil Martin
Robert Houwen
Scott Bennett
03 Apr, 19
Bruce Ralph
Glenn O'Brien
Jim Dillon
Ray Haynes
Michelle Mitchell
Steve Muir
Ian Taylor
Paul Pirrottina
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Bruce Ralph
Laurie Dines
Luke Bayley
Hugh Lavery
Tony Emmott
John Gooch
Grant Woodhams
Clark Scarff
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