Rotary Club No. 17632, District 9510.  Chartered 24th April 1954

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New Leadership Month
Kathy Heinrich 
The Year Ahead
Charlie Kyprianou
Cartridge Recycling
Trevor Bellchambers
History of Cars in Gawler
Membership and New Club Development Month
Meeting Cancelled
Rosie Galsenam-Reed
School Project
Euan Miller
Regionalisation Pilot
Dave Clarke
The Men’s Shed
25th August 2022  Gavin Sidhu Dental project Update - Vine Inn Nuriootpa
18 Sept 2022  Gawler Car Club Swap Meet BBQ
5th Nov 2022 Rotary Clubs Village Fair
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Dean Sims
August 11
Bob Ahrens
August 14
Stan Roulston
August 18
Spouse Birthdays
Jean Lloyd
August 12
Join Date
Tony Fotheringham
August 23, 2010
12 years
Kathy Heinrich
August 27, 2012
10 years
Meeting Report
Rotary meeting 3123
Apologies for tonight
Helen Rapp-Bourne, Tom Kelly, Bob Ahrens, Patsy Johnson, Julie Tekell, Geoff Benier, Brian Burt, Kathy Heinrich, Lance Hatcher, Mark Forgie, Michael Jacob, Colin Bazeley, Kim Potger, Wayne Murphy, Anthea John, Ian Sanders
Trevor Bellchambers - Guest Speaker
Joseph Furina – Guest of Anthony Barilla; and Beth Hudman
Chair for the evening was PP Brian Burt.
Toast was given by Angela and Grace by Pres Kathy. Kathy opened the meeting and welcomed members and guests. PP Brian welcomed guests Beth Hudman, Anthony Furina and guest speaker Trevor Bellchambers. PP Brian then invited Members and Directors to come forward for the spots. PP and Almoner Mike Williams reported that Lance is still sore but in good spirits.
PP Steve gave advanced warning that he will be looking for volunteers for the Gawler Show parking on the 27th and 28th August. He will send around a roster next week.
Pres Kathy called on Deb Williams to come forward so she could present her with the correct Paul Harris pin- Deb should have received a sapphire pin on changeover evening as she had previously received a pin. PP Kathy then presented Pres Elect John Lyons with his Directors Pin and certificates as he was absent on the Changeover evening.
Mike then called for members to come forward for their Rotary spots.
Anthony Barilla and Joseph Farina reported that around $6,000 was raised through Auction and Raffle at the quiz night. He said a lot of that was due to the generosity of Rotary members.
PP Brian indicated tonight’s fines should go to Variety  then invited everyone to enjoy some fellowship over dinner before introducing Sergeant Barry for his session.
This week’s Wheel spinners were PP Leanne Clinch and Anthony Barilla.  
Birthdays Barry reminded pp Mark that his wife Julie was having a birthday on Friday!
Anniversaries:  Karen Redman has been an Honorary member for 7 years on July 28th.
Barry then  presented his entertaining session of facebook funnies and Bunyip mentions.
PP Brian  introduced Guest Speaker Trevor Bellchambers by giving a brief history of their working relationship.
Trevor went to school in Gawler. He attended Wattle Park Teachers College and in 1963 at the age of 19 he won his first Headmasters job at Wonbi. Trevor enjoyed small country schools and went on to head Long Plains, Beaufort, Appila and Hilltown before moving to Rosedale Primary where he replaced PP Brian Burt and stayed until his retirement in 2005. His career spanned 42 years. Trevor’s wife also taught at the school and his sons attended there as well.
Trevor has also had a long association with community commitments including -Gawler Pool, Neighbourhood Watch, St John’s, neighbourhood Watch and CFS.
Trevor’s passion is Old Cars and was the founding member of the Gawler, Veteran, Vintage & Classic Vehicle Club. This came about because he was tired of seeing Gawler’s history (in cars) leaving Gawler. In 1984 the first meeting was held with 24 interested people. There are now over 800 members.  Trevor gave a history not only of the many cars he has owned and restored but important milestones of the motor history in SA in 1907 there were 310 cars registered in SA this number has rapidly grown. The Government started issuing plates in 1906 with single numbers and before 1920 they were already up to four-digit numbers.
Members were interested to hear the milestones, and many connected with the people and cars Trevor mentioned.  Trevor owns over 20 cars but interestingly no Holdens!  
PP Brain Thanked Trevor and presented him with a certificate of appreciation indicating we had donated in his name to have 45 children vaccinated against Polio. Brian then handed over to Pres Kathy. Pres Kathy thanked Beth for coming and said she looked forward to inducting her back into the club in the coming weeks.
Pres Kathy Congratulated PP Brian and Angela on the fabulous news of a new Great grandchild for Brian and a first grandchild for Angela as Brian’s Granddaughter Briony, who is known to many Rotarians, and her partner Tim (Angela’s son) have just announced they are expecting a baby in January 2023.
Before asking members to recite the four-way test she  reminded Directors that there was a board meeting tonight.   
Pres Kathy then officially closed meeting 3123


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