Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 528 Issue Date: 17 Jun, 2019

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Presented by PP Rob Houwen who produced a quiz on Rotary Acronyms! Seems to be an obsession with RI! Tony Emmott won for POOTYA, “Police Officer of the Year Award”!

Rotary Acronyms

AG                       Assistant Governor
AIDAB                Australian International Development Assistance Bureau
ARH                    Australian Rotary Health
AVAC                  Australian Vocational Advisory Committee
CAP                     Community Assistance Program (TRF)                                       
CIS                      Russia’s Forgotten Children
CLP                     Club Leadership Plan (of Rotary International)
COL                    Council on Legislation
DCBO                 District Club Bulletin Officer                                                        
DDF                    District Designated Fund (TRF)
DEREY               Duplicate Every Rotarian Every Year
DG                       District Governor
DGE                    District Governor Elect
DGGR                 District Governor’s Group Representative
DGN                    District Governor Nominee
       District Governor’s Special Seminar Representative
DIK                     Donations in Kind
DLP                     District Leadership Plan                                                              
DR                       District Resolutions
DRR                    District Rotaract Representative                                                  
DSG                    District Simplified Grant (TRF)
FAIM                  Fourth Avenue (of service) In Motion (now RAWCS)                     
GSE                     Group Study Exchange (TRF)                                                     
IFCR                   International Fellowship of Cricketing Rotarians                               
IFFR                    International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians                                 
IFGR                   International Fellowship of Golfing Rotarians
IFYR                   International Fellowship of Yachting Rotarians
IMPACT            Previously known as 28 Clubs, these clubs provide an International opportunity for continuity of social contact and service work to persons beyond Rotaract age
IPAC                   International Projects Advisory Committee
IPDG                   Immediate Past District Governor                                                
MGM                  Member Get Member
MOP                   Manual of Procedure                                                                  
MSE                    Matched Student Exchange
MUNA                Model United Nations Assembly
NESS                   National Engineering Summer School
NSSS                   National Science Summer School
NYSF                   National Youth Science Forum
NZCAP                New Zealand Corporate Alliance Program
OD                       Official Directory
PACE                  Pacific-Australia Cultural Exchange
PAG                     Past Assistant Governor
PDG                     Past District Governor
PE                        President Elect
PEAK                   President Elect Action Kit

PEPS                   President Elect Planning Seminar (pre PETS)
PETS                   President Elect Training
PHF                     Paul Harris Fellow
PHF+                   Paul Harris Fellow Multiple Recognition
PHSM                 Paul Harris Sustaining Member
POLIOPLUS       Program of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International to immunize the children of the world against poliomyelitis;  plus whooping cough, red measles, diphtheria, tetanus and tuberculosis.
POOTYA             Police Officer of the Year Award
PP                        Past President
PPE                      Preserve Planet Earth
PR                       Public Relations
         Program of Rotary Music Exchange
PRIP                    Past Rotary International President
PROBUS             (Retired) Professional and Business (Club)
PYHO                  Paint Your Heart Out
RAM                   Rotary Against Malaria
RAOAF               Rotary Australia Overseas Aid Fund
RAWCS              Rotary Australia World Community Service
RBL                    Rotary Basic Library
RC                       Rotary Club of …
RCC                    Rotary Community Corps (formerly Rotary Village Corps)
RDU                    Rotary Down Under                                      
RFE                     Rotary Friendship Exchange                                                        
RI                        Rotary International                                                                    
RIBI                    Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland
RI-SPPO             Rotary International – South Pacific and Philippines Office               
RITS                   Rotary International Travel Service
RNZWCS            Rotary NZ World Community Service                                        
ROAR                 Rotary Organisation of Amateur Radio                                        
ROMAC             Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children
ROTEX               Organisation of ex-Rotary Exchange Students
ROVE                 Rotary Overseas Vocational Exchange
Rtn                      Rotarian
RV                       Rotary Volunteer
RVC                    Rotary Village Corps (now Rotary Community Corps)
RVIA                   Rotary Volunteers in Action
RYDA                 Rotary Youth Driver Awareness
RYE                     Rotary Youth Exchange (formerly Youth Exchange Program)
RYLA                  Rotary Youth Leadership Award
RYPEN               Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment
RYSAP                Rotary Youth Self Achievement Program
SWSL                  Save Water Save Lives
3H                        Health, Hunger and Humanity
TR                       The Rotarian
TRF                     The Rotary Foundation
VCG                    Voluntary Corps Group
WCS                    World Community Service
YAYA                  Youth and Young Adults

The Regions of Rotary International

ANZO                  Australia, New Zealand and other places not included in any other region
ASIA                   Asia
CEEMA              Continental European, Eastern Mediterranean and African zone
GBI                     Great Britain and Ireland
SACAMA           South America (except Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana), Central America, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking island nations of the Caribbean (except Puerto Rico)
USCB                  United States of America, Canada, Bermuda and Puerto Rico


Author: Ian Taylor

Published: 20 September, 2009


Meeting Rosters
Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
Fines Master
19 Jun, 19
Peter Svensson
Lew Hills
Peter Svensson
Graeme Bylund
Ray Haynes
Raj Mavath
Geoff Wood
Grant Woodhams
26 Jun, 19
Laurie Dines
Glenn O'Brien
Peter Svensson
Clark Scarff
Scott Bennett
Terry Stewart
Geoff Watson
Peter Svensson
03 Jul, 19
10 Jul, 19
Kevin Watson
John Gooch
Michelle Mitchell
Paul Pirrottina
Kerryn Horo
Bruce Ralph
Raj Mavath
Ian Taylor
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