Welcome to meeting No. 61 of
the Rotary Club of Latitude 38

August is Membership and New Club Development Month
President's Message
Welcome to Meeting No. 61. 
This week's meeting material includes a link to the August issue of Rotary Downunder, some material on Rotary membership as August is membership month, a piece of satire and a talk on orphanages  in developing countries.
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Enjoy the meeting and have a good week.
Yours in Rotary
Kerrie S.
This week's meeting material
  • Rotary Downunder - August 2016. The Rotary magazine for Australia and NZ
  • Rotary membership - Material from Rotary International
  • Lazy and Outraged? Don’t Take It Personally - Cathy Wilcox. Published May 2016. As an award winning satirical cartoonist Kathy Wilcox is a master of making big, biting satirical statements in modest little spaces, utilizing her vantage point of being published in...
  • We Need to End the Era of Orphanages - Tara Winkler. Published May 2016. Tara Winkler speaks out against the spread of orphanages in developing countries, caused by the good intentions of foreign donors, and of harm that comes to children when they are separated from family and left to grow up in institutions.Tara is the Managing Director of the Cambodian Children’s Trust (CCT) which she established with Jedtha Pon in 2007 in order to rescue fourteen children from a corrupt and abusive orphanage. She has led CCT through a number of significant organisational changes, including the closure of the initial CCT orphanage in favour of a family-based care model to empower Cambodian families to escape poverty, assist institutionalised children return to families, and help orphanages transform to a family-based care model. Her first book, ‘How (NOT) to Start an Orphanage – by a woman who did’ was published in April 2016.
Brian Norris
Website Manager 
Club Projects 
  • Support of the Rotary Foundation
This officially ends meeting No.61
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