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Foodbank WA Celebrates 25 Years

On 24 October Peter Polain attended the twenty fifth anniversary celebration of Foodbank in WA. RC Karrinyup has had a long association with Foodbank WA having been involved since its inception. 25 years later, Foodbank WA is still focused on a vision of ending hunger in WA. To help celebrate this special milestone, a history book 'The Giving Pantry' has been released in both hard and soft copy, which may be downloaded free of charge in pdf format.

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2019 City of Stirling Art Awards

The Rotary Club of Karrinyup was again proud to sponsor the Local Artist Award at the City of Stirling Art Award Exhibition 2019. Past President Peter Polain is seen here with winner Julie Sylvester, whose beautiful beach scene was a standout. Julie, a long time resident of Scarborough and now Innaloo, is inspired by the WA coast. More of her amazing work can be seen on her website

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24 October 2019 Focus on World Polio Day

24th October is marked globally as World Polio Day, established by Rotary International. Rotary is dedicated to the eradication of this potentially fatal infectious disease for which there is no cure but which can be prevented through immunization. There are only three countries that have never stopped transmission of the wild poliovirus. We are so close to achieving the goal of a polio free world. On 24th October, RC Karrinyup will make a significant contribution to the polio eradication.

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Sunday Times Foodbank Report 13.10.19

Hunger is on the rise - Foodbank WA has reavealed that there has been a twenty percent rise in the number of hungry West Australians coming to seek food. CEO Greg Hebble says that the charity has been aware of the situation for some time but it is getting worse. RC Karrinyup has supported Foodbank WA for many years.

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A Multi Layered Look at Inequality

Did your know that where you are born is more predictive of your future than any other factor? Gender is also a major consideration, particularly in some countries. For hundreds of millions of people around the world, hardship is all but guaranteed.  Bill and Melinda Gates examine layers of inequality and the way in which geography and gender stack the deck for or against you.

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Community Collaboration for Stroke Week

The week from 2nd - 8th September was designated as National Stroke Week. Thousands of Stroke Week activities took place in communities across the country. As part of our Community service, the RC Karrinyup hosted an information stall and provided free blood pressure checks by health professionals at the Stirling Farmers Market. Information was also provided about the OPH Stroke Support Group.

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Support for Alzheimer's Research 2019

For a number of years, Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation has been a major beneficiary of Karrinyup Rotary Club Community Service. Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith from the foundation recently attended a club meeting to give us an update on recent developments in research. Alzheimer's Disease is currently the second leading cause of death in Australia. There is no cure, however, there are a number of factors, which can result in a statistical lower incidence .

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Support for ECU Student Nurses & Midwives Global Classroom

As part of our Vocational Service, RC Karrinyup supported a team of student nurses by funding medical equipment to take for use during their training placement in Tanzania. Tania Beament, Director of the International School of Nursing & Midwifery at Edith Cowan University explained the benefits of the program to enrich the training of 'ECU Student Nurses and Midwives in a Global Classroom'. Rosebeth, who was part of the program, described the cultural immersion and how the supplies which the club funded were put to use.

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RC Karrinyup Welcomes Elise

The RC Karrinyup was delighted this week to welcome 2019 - 2020 Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange student Elise from Belgium. It has been a busy week for Elise, who attended a briefing weekend, took an orientation tour of Perth, shopped for her school uniform and attended her first day at Warwick SHS. At our meeting this week, Elise's mentor Kay introduced her to club President Richard, who formally welcomed her to the club and to Perth.

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Support for Multiple Sclerosis WA 2019

Our club has supported the Multiple Sclerosis Society of WA over many years. This week, Community Service Director Mike welcomed Sue Shapland, General Manager, Strategic Supports and Residential Options and Nicki Washington, General Manager Member and Client Services. Sue thanked the club for our ongoing support and gave us an update on latest developments and support for clients and described how our latest donation was spent.

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Meetings

Rotary Meeting - Caleb McKenna

Date: Wednesday Nov 20, 2019, 6:00 pm

Caleb was our National Youth Science Forum representative in 2018. Tonight we hear what he has he will give us an update. There will also be a presentation on Shelterbox. 

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Rotary Meeting - Planning Workshop 4

Date: Wednesday Nov 27, 2019, 6:00 pm

Tonight we collaborate with the City of Stirling mayor Mark Irwin and councillors to explore ways in which we can offer effective service in our local community.

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Rotary Meeting - AGM

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 6:00 pm

AGM & Election of Office Bearers 2020-2021. We will also hear from The Pinnacle Foundation.

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Rotary Meeting - Speaker Chris Frame

Date: Wednesday Dec 11, 2019, 6:00 pm

Cunard & Southampton - 100 Year Anniversary

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Rotary Meeting - 2019 Christmas Function

Date: Wednesday Dec 18, 2019, 6:00 pm

A special social evening with partners and friends to celebrate the festive season. 

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Rotary Meeting - Xmas No Meeting

Date: Wednesday Dec 25, 2019, 6:00 pm

No meeting - Christmas Day.

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