Tuesday August 24th 2021
Aug 24, 2021
Family Works & Refugee Settlement
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Upcoming Events
Charitable Trust Meeting
Aug 24, 2021
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If you're unable to do your duty
please arrange a replacement.
On duty? Click HERE for a list of your tasks.
To see the full duties roster, click HERE

The Club's Helping Hands project aims to

help overcome disadvantage,
help people who face challenges,
provide community facilities and
support worthy organisations.
Click HERE for more information,
and to download a form for proposing a project.


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or if you're bringing a guest.
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Thought for the week
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

Thanks to King Street Motors for carrying out a Warrant of Fitness inspection of the Hot Dog Caravan at no cost to the Club, and then carrying out some maintenance work, again at no cost to the Club.  What great support of our efforts for the community.
Members might like to return the favour by supporting King Street Motors; you'll find them at 143 King Street.

Thank You 
Major sponsor of the
Rotary Club of Timaru
Hot Dog Caravan
raising funds to support our community.
Birthdays & Anniversaries this month
Member Birthdays
Bev Slooten
August 9
Anne Carnie
August 10
Malcolm McDonald
August 27
Jenny Ensor
September 20
Robyn Baldwin
September 30
John Barton
Adrienne Barton
August 23
Lionel Wilson
Lynette Wilson
September 9
Greg Sugrue
Melissa Sugrue
September 14
Join Date
Robin Peterson
August 5, 2014
7 years
Robyn Baldwin
August 10, 1999
22 years
Greg Sugrue
September 14, 2010
11 years
Lionel Wilson
September 15, 1992
29 years
Bulletin Editor
Stephen Don
President Hugh's Message.

Moo Moo (Cow for Hello).

Hey, Myrtle, it’s that lady again. Quick you go down the tunnel and hide in the paddock across the road. Yeah, it’s all this politically correct stuff otherwise they could be sending someone with that straw for you. Must be a real shortage of bulls I would rather have Sid the Bull he is really handsome. Quick go now Myrtle she is coming down the drive!!

Last Tuesday we welcomed Liz Palmer of LIC to speak about 'Artificial Breeding' in dairy cows. It was fascinating to learn 390,000 Cows per day in New Zealand are artificially inseminated. The process of selecting bulls and semen how fresh, long-lasting or frozen semen may be used. There are 6.5 million straws of semen packed per year from September to December with 70 collections per day at peak. LIC has two farms with 800 to 1000 bulls. The bull of the day can be chosen.


This Week's Meeting
Tuesday 24th August 2021
While under Level 4 Covid Lockdown there will be no meeting.
A-Zoom Charitable Trust Board meeting at 7:00 pm

Next Weeks Meeting
Tuesday 31st August 2021
If still under Covid Lockdown (depending on the level) there may be no meeting.
Members are reminded to put in an apology for the meeting by noon on Monday (otherwise they are liable to be charged) - click on the following link to apologise:-

Paul Harris Fellow 2022 Meal Support Request.
The club has received an email from Dick Dodds (via Malcolm McDonald - our club coordinator for the PHF meals) requesting an indication for support of only having a Paul Harris Fellow meal (in the future) yearly (the next one to be the second Friday in September 2022).
Anyone who wishes to support the proposal could they email me by Saturday 28th August (Stephen Don and I will reply to Dick (via Malcolm).
To read Dicks email Click here...

Information Required.
Remember this is "your" bulletin and so please email information to me on what your committee is doing (or planning) so everyone can be aware of it.
Lack of the above will mean the bulletin is not advising the members of what is happening in the club & particapation will be down.

Jenny McDonald Health Update.
Malcolm has advised the following:-
Jenny was transferred to Strathallan Ivy Preston Wing on 21st July after a month at Geraldine Healthcare and previously was in hospital from 28th April.
She was admitted to hospital on Monday morning and after examination and change of prescription is back in Ivy Preston Wing.
We all (I am sure) wish her well and are thinking of her & Malcolm at this time.
She is not currently receiving visitors.

Hot Dog Caravan Upcoming Events
Saturday 21st August - Town vs Country U14.5
Alpine Energy - While in Covid Lockdown van not operating.
Saturday 28th August - Heartlands Rugby Alpine Energy
- 11:30 am - 2:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday 11th Sept. - SCU16 ? - Alpine Energy T.B.C.
 - 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 25th Sept. - Heartland Rugby Alpine Energy
- 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm & 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday 2nd Oct. - Heartland Rugby Alpine Energy
- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm & 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday 16th Oct.- Heartland Alpine Energy (Semi-Finals) ???
- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm & 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday 23rd Oct. - Heartland Meads Cup (Finals) ???
- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm & 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sunday 24th Oct. - Heartland Lochore Cup (Finals) ???
- 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Click HERE to go to the online roster to fill in your name if you can help.
(If you have a problem doing this contact Jenny Ensor.)

Editors Humour.
  1. Why did the chicken cross the road?  Because the chicken behind it didn’t know how to socially distance properly.
  2. Two grandmothers were bragging about their precious darlings. One of them says to the other, “Mine are so good at social distancing, they won’t even call me.”
  3. Who’s idea was it to sing “Happy Birthday” while washing your hands? Now every time I go to the bathroom, my kids expect me to walk out with a cake.
  4. My husband purchased a world map and then gave me a dart and said, “Throw this and wherever it lands—that’s where I’m taking you when this pandemic ends.” Turns out, we’re spending two weeks behind the fridge.
  5. My mom always told me I wouldn’t accomplish anything by lying in bed all day. But look at me now, ma! I’m saving the world!

The Rotary Club of Timaru (Inc) | Rotary International District 9980 | Charter No 2705 (1927)