Oct 282013
 
Distric Governor Erwins visit to Fremantle Rotary with President Bob Coventry and Kym Passmore

Distric Governor Erwins visit to Fremantle Rotary with President Bob Coventry and Kym Passmore

DG Erwin spoke to us about current Rotary events and news.

We watched a short video about Ron Burton, current president of Rotary International.

– Rotary set target of 1.3 million members by mid 2014. Membership action forums funded by RI.

– Club visioning emphasised to plan for future & encourage membership.

-Distribution of Rotary funds outlined.

-PR funds pooled Australia wide following successful funding application from RI – showed some ads.

– Space available on RI website for promotion of club projects.

– Information on rebranding of Rotary image worldwide.

-Sydney Convention June 2014.

– Mandurah Conference – March 21-23, 2014. An interesting range of keynote speakers will be attending.

– Information on ‘satellite clubs’ for Rotary Clubs.

– Polio eradication programme supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -projected to be completed in 5 years.