Roundup – March 2019

Rotary Roundup – March Highlights.

* Picnic at the Pines planning continues. Gather a table for Sunday 14th April.

* The Kapunda Hospital Helipad upgrade will be coordinated with a number of other organisations in the town, including Light Regional Council and Kapunda Charity Car Cruise.

* The Kidman Rotary Art Show planning continues, Art Show entry forms and information is now available on the Kapunda Rotary website.

* A monetary donation was made to the Christchurch Rotary appeal fund.

* Funds and assistance are required for RYDA (Rotary Youth Driver Awareness) September 23, 24 and 25 this year.

* A visit is planned to the South Australian Aviation Museum in Port Adelaide for lunch and an open day visit for Sunday the 28th April.

* Our club’s next guest speakers will be Gavin Sidhu to speak about the Mbarara Oral Hygiene Education Program in Uganda and Marie-Louise Lees to speak about the ‘Clubrunner’ app.

Roundup – February 2019

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* Greg Mickan introduced our Guest speaker, Vicky de Prado. She gave an interesting talk about how her father was an exchange student with Kapunda Rotary and attended Kapunda High School in 1971. This experience changed both his life and hers in a number of ways (including her father meeting her mother) and she spoke about his and her continuing involvement with Rotary in South America.

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* 3 new Rotarians were inducted and boosted the membership of the Kapunda Rotary club. The club welcomed Leon Dickinson, Arlene Goff-Dickinson and Trish Sweet. 
* The 2019 Kidman Rotary Art Show date has been set for 25th – 30th October.
* Planning is continuing for a 60th Anniversary dinner to be held at the Kapunda Bowls Club in August.
* Doug Smith and Trish Sweet attended the Berri Rotary Club Vocational awards, Doug as official photographer of the event. Both spoke of it being a very successful and well attended evening that raised money in the mid $30000s. This money is predominantly used to support vocational students in the Riverland.