Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 524 Issue Date: 20 May, 2019

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Something special from us

Guest Speaker

Our inbound student, Lola, leaves us on 8th July after her year as our guest and today was her moment in the sun.

Lola presented a power point/slide show that highlighted her year in Australia

  • Best Year of her life
  • 15 different countries represented in her exchange year in WA
  • Now has friends from all over the world
  • The Watson’s Kevin and Lara were amazing first hosts…
  • She visited Geraldton Wildlife Park
  • Attended Nagle Spring Dance. They don’t have such things in Germany
  • Spent a Rotary Exchange student weekend in Quindanning
  • Snorkelled from Phil Martin’s boat (they caught one fish…) (thanks Phil)
  • Did the ‘Colour Run’ in Perth
  • Visited Raj Mavath’s Balingup farm and shore alpacas. (thanks Raj)
  • Did the Sydney Trip and loved it especially the ferries and the New Year’s fireworks
  • Visited the Blue Mountains in NSW
  • Went to Esperance met kangaroos on the beach
  • ‘climbed’ Wave Rock
  • Went to the Year 12 Formal Dance, which she described as …”…intimidating…”…
  • (thanks to Graeme Bylund for providing the car)
  • Took SCUBA diving lessons and is now qualified
  • St Pats day at school
  • Visited Kalbarri National Park. (thanks Pres Viki)
  • Attended Rotary conference in Geraldton.
  • Spent time at Geraldton’s HMAS Sydney Memorial
  • Did the Camino Salvado walk from Subiaco to New Norcia
  • Flew to the Abrolhos (thanks John Gooch)
  • Took part in NW Safari and was one of 11 people in a 3 person tent
  • Questions from Ray Haynes on climate; Phil Martin on Camino Walk; Steve Muir on her educational future in Germany. Geoff Wood praised Lola’s command of English and her great confidence.

    Vote of thanks by Douglas Bruce.

    Gift giving by Viki Fennell

    Author: Grant Woodhams

    Published: 21 June, 2018


    Meeting Rosters
    Setup & Door
    Setup & Door
    Guest Speaker Host
    Invocation & Toast
    Raffle & Rotary Cor
    Guest Speaker Thanks
    Fines Master
    22 May, 19
    Raj Mavath
    Tom Maina
    Kevin Watson
    Kim Stokes
    Clark Scarff
    Ray Haynes
    Hugh Lavery
    Jim Dillon
    29 May, 19
    Michelle Mitchell
    Kevin Watson
    Lew Hills
    Douglas Bruce
    Kim Stokes
    Paul Pirrottina
    Laurie Dines
    Phil Martin
    05 Jun, 19
    Peter Sukiennik
    Kerryn Horo
    Bruce Ralph
    John Gooch
    Geoff Wood
    Geoff Watson
    Phil Martin
    Kim Stokes
    12 Jun, 19
    Ian Taylor
    Steve Muir
    Raj Mavath
    Viki Fennell
    Hugh Lavery
    Robert Houwen
    Jim Dillon
    Geoff Watson
    Upcoming Events
    Event Name
    Reg. By
    Our Club
    Batavia Hall, Geraldton Grammar School
    Wed, 22 May, 19
    22 May, 19
    Our Club
    Batavia Hall, Geraldton Grammar School
    Thu, 23 May, 19
    22 May, 19
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