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Weekly Meetings

A New Dawn Clean-Up

It’s all change at New Dawn with Julian Nagy taking over as new president and presiding over his first meeting.

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Social Meeting

Every Picture Tells a Story

The club welcomed Julian Nagy as president for the Rotary year 2022/2023 while at the same time thanking and lauding Ian Widdop for presiding for two long, Covid hit years. It was a labour of love, all the more remarkable for the many successes chalked up along the way.

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Weekly Meetings

Doctors Facing Trauma

Crystal Nipple Guy, Mr Chest Pain and the Lego Kid are all real characters in the sometimes quite bizarre world of the Emergency Room where Dr Anne Biccard, our speaker this week and author of her third volume of memoirs as an ER doctor, works.

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Stone stack
Weekly Meetings

The Three Stone Ages

Seth spoke to the club on the eve of the June 16, 1976 Soweto riots, and gave some background and context to the events that unfolded on the day.

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Woman leading a child by the hand
Weekly Meetings

Leading Children by the Hand

Jane Evans, founder of Ntataise and our speaker this week, told the club about their journey which started by providing almost unheard of pre-school education for children from disadvantaged communities.

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Allison Furniss
Weekly Meetings

Club Projects for Africa

From Northern Canada to Southern Africa and now to Eastern DRC; that’s the journey our speaker from last week, Allison Furniss, has undertaken en route to a PhD.

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Stack of pennies
Fundraising

Feeling the Power of Pennies

What’s better than being poked in the eye with a sharp stick? Why, winning the Power of Pennies draw at the Taste of Punjab restaurant on Wednesday night, of course.

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