Hole in One Update
Mike – no Freddos this week, but further thanks to all who are contributing to preparations for Hole-in-1. All but two of last year’s sponsors have signed on again – there is one new sponsor – if you have ideas about a new sponsor please contact Mike first to avoid potential clashes – thanks to Bruce who did a great mowing job before the big rains – this year’s motto: “Together we can make it happen!
The Rotary Foundation
Tim (TRF Director) – a reminder that November is Foundation Month – Club contributing US$500 to TRF and hoping that members will match it with personal donations – stay tuned.
Community Service  - Tree Planting
Tim (Community Director) – on behalf of Nicole (Environment & Sustainability) please attend to the roster for tree planters circulating – to plant Casuarinas at Lake Pertobe, 10-2, on Wednesday 30 November – the GROVE as per R100.
Show BBQ a Great  Success
Cliff – further to President Jim’s remarks, further thanks to Noel for getting us a good site and working all morning – Peter Mentha also mentioned. BBQ flat out 10-4 and only stopped by the onset of heavy rain. Gross takings nearly $3000. A great effort by all concerned.
Did you know? 1.
The Rotary Foundation annually supports
            Polio Plus (US$153M*) – aimed to eradicate Polio from the world – we are nearly there!
            Global Grants (US$143M*) - Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, 
                        measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus. By working together to respond to real 
                        community needs, clubs and districts strengthen their global partnerships.
                        Basic education and literacy:                     184 grants totalling      US$12.1M*
                        Community economic development:         264                               US$17.0M*
                        Disease prevention and treatment           1020                                US$74.8M*
                        Maternal and child health                         129                                US$  8.4M*        
                        Peacebuilding and conflict prevention     128                                US$  5.6M*
                        Water, sanitation, and hygiene                 341                                US$25.7M*
            District Grants (US$31M*) - District grants fund small-scale, short-term activities that address needs in your 
                        community and communities abroad. Each district chooses which activities it will fund with these 
            * 2020-2021 figures