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Rotary District Grant has been granted and Rotary Otumoetai proud to gift Duffy Books and Usborne Dictionaries to Brookfield School, Tauranga. The value of the grant is $1950, Well Done Team!!!
First Rotary Meeting BBQ for 2022 - Mark in your calendar for January 17th 2022, venue and other details to be advised at a later date.
2022 Club meetings are booked in at the Matua Bowls Club January 24th and Feb 14th, meet from 5.30pm
Rotary Otumoetai Christmas Dinner at Daniels in the Park, Memorial Park, Tauranga - $40 per person, bring a wrapped up bottle of Wine, exchange for another bottle of Wine to take home, also bring gift for FOOD BANK (Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Sanitary Pads, Other Toiletries) Book it in December 16th 2021, past members and friends of Rotary are invited, COVID Restrictions apply, restricted numbers so Bookings are essential, RSVP Clyde candrstewart@xtra.co.nz
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Next Meeting - Monday December 16th 2021, Christmas Dinner at Daniels in the Park $40 per person, wine swap bring a bottle of wine gift wrapped for exchange with another wine, Kindly email Clyde for email candrstewart@xtra.co.nz

Rat Baiting in K Valley -  Contact Brian 

Initial run with Brian, Allan, Dennis and John at Exaloo at end of Falkner St Thursday 25th at 2.00pm

To brief on access to the poison, how much to get  out and data recording then drive to end of Chester St and do bait initial bait run

Return to Falkner St and then go home.

Saturday 27th Allan and Paul H arrange a time and do a top up run. Collecting bait from Falkner St

Tuesday or Wednesday Dennis does a top up run.

Friday or Saturday John does a top up run

Monday or Tuesday Brian does final run and brings in all uneaten poison baits

Rotary Projects around the world

Tanzania

For girls in the developing world, a lack of safe transportation can be a barrier to education. At the Ndevelwa Secondary School outside Tabora, Tanzania, for instance, “typically only the boys had the benefit of bikes to help with the journey,” says Elizabeth Demichelis, a member of the Rotary Club of Modesto Sunrise, California. “Thus the concept of pink bikes was born.” The Modesto Sunrise club, with help from the local Rotary Club of Arusha, arranged for the bicycles to be made available to girls; the conspicuous color is a theft deterrent. The girls, their families, and the head of school signed contracts denoting responsibility for the care of the assigned bikes.

                                                      
 
 
 
 
Meetings are held second and fourth Monday of each month, meet from 5.30pm for a 6pm start.  There are no meeting on public holidays.. All guest are welcome to join, email candrstewart@xtra.co.nz for venue and date. www.rotary-otumoetai.org.nz