Our International Director PP Ross Magor : The Hobsons Bay Cluster Bangladesh Toilet Project
President Kevin opened the meeting by congratulating all those who contributed to the Pink Breakfast and made is such a success gaining over $7000 for Breast Cancer research. The Board have allocated $5000 of the total to the Peter MacCallum Breast Cancer Centre and the remainder to the Cancer Council Pink Ribbon. Special thanks went to PP Faye Lanyon the main organiser and special mention of the male Club members performing as waiters.
He also communicated the Board decision to donate two Shelter Boxes to help the survivors of the Philippine Typhoon at a cost of $2000.
We will also sponsor the Royal Yacht Club’s sail training program for disadvantaged children, particularly those who live a long way from the sea and in many cases have never seen it.
We will also investigate sending an Exchange Student to the Czech Republic in January of next year.
His main announcement was that we have a President Elect, being PP Ron Coleman who will preside with two Vice Presidents. Congratulations and thanks to Ron for stepping up for a second time.
Congratulations to Peter and Barb Nisbet on the birth of their Granddaughter Meagan Erwin Nisbet born on Derby Day.