2019 Club Changeover Dinner

The annual changeover dinner was held at Mingara on Tuesday June 25th 2019 and was attended by club members and their partners together with 20 guests and visitors including representatives of the TLSC Tumbi Interact Club – Zac and Sean, Yarran Glenn Marie Wright & their President, PCYC – Karen Ross plus 1, Mingara Recretation Club – Bob and Karyn Graham, Ronald McDonald Room – Jenny Abourizk.

Also Rotarians from other clubs Jayne & Peter Mote (new Rotary Club of Brisbane Water ), Torben Neilson (incoming President of Rotary Club Wyong) and Barry Freeman ( Rotary Club of Woy Woy), Jim and Chris Gorman and Clive’s eldest son Greg. A total of some 35 attendees. Apologies included David Kett, a representative of Aspect.

Outgoing President Robin Hearder introduced Interact co-ordinator Stacey Carpenter-Salmon and she in turn introduced Zac and Sean ( from Tumbi campus) who spoke about their experiences at MUNA ( model united nations ) where he was part of the Russian delegation  who placed 2nd against many older teams. Sean then spoke about his experience participating in the recent Science and Engineering Challenge.

Outgoing President Robin gave out:

Donations to Yarran, PCYC, Ronald McDonald Room and Camp Breakaway

Presentations of Paul Harris Fellow went to Gordon Crawford and David Waterhouse (1st Sapphire)

Presentation of Yarran Award to John Bennett

Presentation of Charles Zammit Award to Clive Denmark

Robin Hearder Presented the Annual report for 2018/19

Robin then inducted Clive Denmark as President for 2019/20 and Clive presented his new Board with their badges of Office and gave an overview of his thoughts on 2019/20

The night concluded with the drawing of 6 raffle prizes,( raised $165) & the National anthem.

Robin Hearder reading the induction Speech on the evening

Robin Hearder reading the induction Speech on the evening

Robin reading out Gordon's Paul Harris Fellow citation

Robin reading out Gordon’s Paul Harris Fellow citation

President Robin & PDG Peter Ward presenting Paul Harris Award to Gordon, having already presented a second,saphire to David Waterhouse (right)

President Robin & PDG Peter Ward presenting Paul Harris Award to Gordon, having already presented a second,saphire to David Waterhouse (right)

 

Outgoing Club President Robin Hearder congratulates

Outgoing Club President Robin Hearder congratulates Incoming President Clive Denmark

 

2019 - 2020 Board Members

New board for 2019/2020 L to R: Peter Ward (Treasurer & Foundation), Robin Hearder (Community Services), Clive Denmark (President), David Waterhouse (Club Services & International), Gordon Crawford (Youth & Membership) & John Bennett (Secretary)

Clive receives the Charles Zammit Award for Community Service

Clive Denmark receives the Charles Zammit Award for Community Service from Assistant, Governor, Peter Mote

Presenting Donation cheque to Karen Ross of PCYC

Presenting Donation cheque to Karen Ross of PCYC

Presenting donation cheque to Jenny Abourizk of Ronald McDonald Room

Stacey Carpenter-Salmon with Zac Cobham and Sean Campbell, Interactors from TLSC Tumbi Umbi


Clive Denmark presents Previous President pin to Robin Hearder

Clive Denmark presents Previous President pin to Robin Hearder

GlenMarie Wright from Yarran Early Intervention Centre,

GlenMarie Wright from Yarran Early Intervention Centre, and Tanya Kane from Yarran, and Yarran Awardee Rotarian John Bennett

Tanya Kane from Yarran presents the Award to John Bennett,

GlenMarie Wright from Yarran Early Intervention Centre, and Tanya Kane from Yarran, and Yarran Awardee Rotarian John Bennett


Clive & Robin with Rotarian Emma McBride MP

Clive & Robin with Rotarian Emma McBride MP

Pride of Workmanship

Pride of Workmanship Awards

2018 – 2019 Community and Pride of Workmanship Awards Evening

Among those present were Anthony and Kathy Trost, parents of our Rotary Youth Exchange student Becky, Nicolle Morrison from National Storage, Rotarian John Regan, Jim and Christine Gorman, GlenMarie Wright from Yarran Early Intervention, and Shayne Player, Principal of TLSC Tumbi Umbi campus.

Murat Kivileim and Margaret Williams with Anthony Trott

 

Anthony and Kathy Trott, Dianne Waterhouse and Tony Reardon

 

Anthea Dean, David Aderman, Kerry Hatfield, Steve Kerr

 

Judi Archer, Glen Marie Wright, Robin Hearder, Mayor Jane Smith, PDG Peter Ward

 

Nicolle Morrison, Craig and Janelle Bellinger

 

Shasyne Player, Stacey Carpenter-Salmon and PP Gordon Crawford

 

Robin Hearder reading the induction Speech on the evening

Robin Hearder reading the induction Speech on the evening

Robin reading out Gordon's Paul Harris Fellow citation

Robin reading out Gordon’s Paul Harris Fellow citation

President Robin & PDG Peter Ward presenting Paul Harris Award to Gordon, having already presented a second,saphire to David Waterhouse (right)

President Robin & PDG Peter Ward presenting Paul Harris Award to Gordon, having already presented a second,saphire to David Waterhouse (right)

Pride of Workmanship

Pride of Workmanship Awards

Annual Pride of Workmanship Awards

Craig Bellinger Captain of RFS Berkeley Vale

Les Onions, chief volunteer at Aspect Central Coast with Mayor Jane Smith and President Robin Hearder

Murat Kivileim and Margret Williams of Telstra who organised Drought Relief Supplies in Holgate

Peter Ward, Karen Ross and May Manager of PCYC at Bateau Bay and Mayor Jane Smith

Amanda Yates Head of Operations at Aspect Central Coast Autism School and Mayor Jane Smith

The Award Recipients together with Mayor Jane Smith and President Robin Hearder

Club’s Community Raffle 2018 – 2019

PDG Peter Ward presents Craig Bellinger with his Community Raffle win

In addition Craig also won the second prize (must have bought a lot of tickets) in our Annual Community Raffle.

These prizes were donated by Mingara Recreational Club and HelloWorld Travel at Bateau Bay.

 

2017 – 2018 annual Pride of Workmanship Awards

The annual Pride of Workmanship Awards evening was held on 10 April 2018. Peter Ward, District Governor read and presented the citations and presented awards to Kurt Webb – Bateau Bay PCYC, Susan Wise – CC Insurance, Ryan Taylor-Murphy – Mingara, Stacey Carpenter-Salmon – TLSC – Tumbi Umbi, Natalie Page – CC Insurance and Kami Dibden – McDonald Family Room.

Torben Nielsen, Rotary Community Service Director, was the MC on the evening.

Left to right:  Peter Ward – District Governor, Ryan Taylor-Murphy, Susan Wise, Natalie Page, Gordon Crawford – Club President, Kami Dibden, Kurt Webb, Stacy Carpenter-Salmon

Club Changeover June 2015

calamity jam

The club supports youth through many different programs.
Young musicians, ‘Calamity Jam’ entertained guests

Dianne and David Waterhouse

David and Dianne Waterhouse were awarded the
Zammit Trophy for Community Service
particularly in Nepal during the earthquake

Torben Neilson

Peter Ward hands over the Presidential Collar to
Torben Nielsen, President 2015 – 2016

yarran trophy

The Yarran Award for Social Justice was presented
to President Peter Ward
for the club’s ‘Smart Pup for Kyle’ project
by Glen Marie Wright and Tanya Kane of
Yarran Early Intervention Centre

Community raffle

Assistant Governor, Russell Grove,
draws the raffle prizes.

Central Coast Rotaract member

Former Central Coast Rotaract member,
Ben Brown, was the lucky winner of the
garden sculpture

Governor, Gina Growden

2015 – 2016 District Governor, Gina Growden,
receives the club’s cheque for
The Rotary Foundation

The annual Pride of Workmanship Awards evening was held on 19 May 2015. Karen McNamara, MP, Member for Dobell read the citations and presented awards to Cathy Ross, Manager of Bateau Bay PCYC, and Chris Noonan, Bus Driver, Red Bus Services. Other awardees unable to attend the presentation were Lynette Holbrook, Customer Service Manager, NRMA Tuggerah, and the NRMA Tuggerah Customer Service Team.

Torben Nielsen, Rotary Community Service Director, thanked Karen McNamara and presented her with a certificate of appreciation that includes a donation to The Rotary Health Foundation in her name.

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VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
PRESENTATION OCTOBER 2014

AWARDS

Community Service Awardees, with Karen McNamara, MP
L – R: Anthony Duggan (The Entrance Surf Club), Snr Constable Racquel Hassett (Bateau Bay PCYC),
Fred Murray (Bateau Bay Men’s Shed), John Walker (Bateau Bay Men’s Shed), Warren Evrard (The Entrance Surf Club) and
Glenis Marshall (many Central Coast organisations since 1989)

The Rotary Clubs of The Entrance and Wyong/Tuggerah held a combined Community Service Awards presentation at Mingara Recreation Club on 6 October in recognition of volunteers who are willing to give their time and talents for the benefit of their local communities. The presentations were made by Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, MP, who congratulated each nominee and spoke of the importance and value of their contributions. Each awardee received an inscribed plaque and citation certificate.

Club change over 2014

The club held its annual changeover dinner on 24 June when Acting President, John McIlwaine, presented the chain of office to incoming President, Peter Ward. Guests enjoyed the music of Tim Ward and his band, PHF Stan Crellin received the Yarran Social Justice Award, and PP Lionel Maddams, the Charles Zammit Award for Community Service.

District 9685 Governor visit 2013

President Rob Unwin, Rotary Club of The Entrance, welcomed District 9685 Governor, Graeme Davies, on his official club visit. DG Graeme addressed members and guests on exciting new Rotary projects and the expansion of the district to include Rotary Clubs in the Lower Blue Mountains.

Pride of Workmanship Awards

Rotary’s Pride of Workmanship Awards honour those whose employers consider to show a distinct quality of approach, attitude, commitment, responsibility and dedication towards their work.

The program’s theme is: “Do it once, do it well. Build a better Australia.”

Recipients of awards and guests were informed about Rotary’s Shelterbox Program by “Mr Shelterbox”, Rotarian Peter Pearce, who demonstrated how one shelterbox containing a tent and household provisions could house a family of ten in time of disaster.

Club Changeover June 2013

Presentation to Seabird Rescue Central Coast

Presentation to Seabird Rescue Central Coast

CO 2013

Craig Garner thanks Rotary for its donation to Youth Off the Streets

Change Over

Outgoing President John McIlwaine thanks Tim Ward for his entertainment

Change Over

Janice Johnson receives a cheque for the
Australian Wheelchair Foundation

Soar Into History

Rotary District 9680 conference Nowra, 2013

The conference was held at the new Entertainment Centre, Nowra, and the Conference Dinner at HMAS Albatross Fleet Air Arm Museum.  The theme was “A Night in the Museum” and members dressed appropriately.

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The club’s Rotary wheel and Charter Certificate are prominently displayed at weekly meetings

 

The club celebrates its 40th anniversary

The club celebrates its 40th anniversary

Look for one of our club banners at community events

Rotary Park - Saltwater Creek Reserve, Long Jetty

Rotary Park – Saltwater Creek Reserve, Long Jetty

waterfront

The Entrance waterfront
welcomes visitors

Members preparing for the Barnardo's BBQ

Members preparing for the Barnardo’s BBQ

Helping children in Africa

Helping children in Africa

Brooke Avenue Public School, Killarney Vale, received 30 magnifying microscopes as part of a project to help local schools. (Photo by permission)

Brooke Avenue Public School, Killarney Vale,
received 30 magnifying microscopes as
part of a project to help local schools.
(Photo by permission)

The Entrance Rotarians prepare for the 2012 annual district conference in Wollongong

The Entrance Rotarians prepare for the 2012 annual district conference in Wollongong

Rotary Exchange Students from all over the world participate in the flag parade

Rotary Exchange Students from all over the world participate in the flag parade

The club won the 'Masked Ball' competition at the 2012 Conference Dinner

The club won the ‘Masked Ball’ competition at the 2012 Conference Dinner

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Rotary Club of The Entrance