Monday 18th July 2022
The General meeting was opened by President Kerry Heit at 7.00 pm and welcomed all members. 
Attendance:  President Kerry Heit, Gus Napier, Vince Evans, Ray Pitt, Neil Black, Jerem Hinchliff (NSHS Active Citizen), Lex Peterson, Carmel McKeering, Alan McKeering, Abby Andersson, Anne Skinner

Description automatically generated      Kat Butcher, Anna Faunt and Deb Hails
Guests: Charlie Buckle and Ellenor Andersson ( KSHS students who attended RYPEN) and Brooke Rankin (KSHS Marketing & Events Officer)
Apologies: Brett Otto, Sandy Hoffmann, Sophie Blyth, Ron Roberts, Mark Pitt, Nicola Pitt, Charlotte Pitt, Murray Johnston, Geoff Hosking, David Black, Bev Watter, Mark Huston
Wedding Anniversary:   
Club AnniversariesNeil Black 20th July 2022 (13 years)
International Toast:  Vince presented the International Toast to the Rotary Club of Dunedin New Zealand.  This is in District 9980 and is the oldest Rotary Club in the District.  It was chartered in 1923.  Activities that are undertaken by the club include:  Meals on Wheels, milk in schools, mobile blood transfusion, kidney foundation and many others.  
Next meeting’s toast:    Ray                  
Rotary Information: Nil 
Guest Speakers: Ellenor Andersson and Charlie Buckle talked to the Club about their weekend at RYPEN.  48 students attended this weekend.  They thanked the Rotary Club for sponsoring them to be able to
attend RYPEN.  Activities that they undertook included – personality types, obstacle courses, building trust, communication skills, high swing with harness course, team games, setting achievable goals and a plan to have success, talent show and many other activities.  They really enjoyed their time and built skills to 
support them in the future.  Kerry thanked both girls.
Brooke Rankin:  Brooke outlined her role as Marketing and Events Coordinator at Kingaroy State High School – her role is to promote the school in the South Burnett and beyond.
 Secretary: Bev - Nil
Treasurer: Mark - Nil
President: Kerry
  • Kerry let the Club know that the DG will visit us on 30 January – this will be a joint meeting with the Murgon Rotary Club
  • Asked all members to let Bev know if they are attending the Charter Function for the Satellite Club – please respond by July 23
Satellite Club: Mark – Nil
Vice President: Kat
  • Asked for the Club to purchase microphones to assist with better quality of hearing for those members attending the meeting via Zoom – Gus will look into this
Service Projects: Neil
  • Members will be asked to support the CWA function (bar) and the BBQ at the motor-bike training centre – these are on August 27 – further details will be sent
Rotary Foundation: Murray - Nil
Youth: Deb 
  • Will invite Sienna Spenser to speak with the Club – Sienna participated in NYSF and on the past school holidays was able to do this in person in Brisbane
Membership: Ray
  • 3 possible new members, Ray is following this up
  • Reintroduce the ‘fireside’ chat for new members
  • Updated membership list can be found on Club Runner
Vocation: Dave - Nil
General Business: 
  • Interact Club – Carmel let the Club know that the money from the Interact Club will be transferred to the Rotary Club in the near future.  The project they have decided on is to provide painting easels and table easels for Orana
  • Vince – let members know of the open invitation to attend a function to farewell Tony and Sue Cavanagh on 20 August at the Leagues Club.  He also asked if the Board would agree to a certificate of appreciation to be given to Tony for all his assistance with the hams for the ham wheel
  • Ray – asked for some assistance to clean the trailer and sort out the baskets with labels – this will be further discussed at the Board Meeting
  • Gus moved and Vince seconded that the Rotary Club be involved in a ‘mohtu’ for people from the Solomon Islands – this was supported by the Club – further details to come
  • Neil – Gus, Ray and Neil will represent the Club at the Housing Crisis Forum on Friday
  • Abby – will discuss with Neil and Mark about moving the items for Rotary Australia Repurposing Equipment
Card Draw:   Ace of Spades – won by Abby who donated this to the Interact Club
5 Second Rule -  run by Neil – everyone did very well!
Fine Session: most people have been very well behaved – Aby fined her daughter and Kerry fined Lex
Meeting closed 8.20pm   
Useful Rotary Websites
Club website
Rotary Foundation        
Club Anniversary 
Neil Black - 13 years on 20th July 2022
Club Meeting Details
Text Box: 25 July	Regular meeting
30 July
Mark Pitt
Rotary Satellite Club of Kingaroy Sunrise charter night     
6 August
David / Bev
Nanango IGA BBQ
27 August
CWA Bar and BBQ at the motor-bike training centre
16 – 18 Sept
Kingaroy District Vintage Machinery Club food stall
1, 2, 3, or 4 Dec
Helping Dalby RC for 1 day at the Stockhorse sale     (exact date to be determined)
Members need to let Vince know if not attending.
If you cannot attend a meeting, you MUST contact Vince by NOON on Monday!
If you don’t cancel by noon you will be billed for a meal.
New Bank account details
o Account Name: Rotary Club of Kingaroy Inc.
o BSB: 084 961
o Account Number: 254 905 213
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