Guest Speakers 2014/15

Tracy Glover shared invaluable information about the library services provided by the Holdfast Bay Council, and about her role as Librarian at the Glenelg Branch. Read more on Page 5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

March 2015

The Wilderness Society is non Government funded and is funded by membership. Our guest Peter Owen, the Campaign Manager of the Wilderness Society in South Australia, he spoke to our club about various projects the Society was involved in. Read more on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

March 2015

Sandy Canale spoke to our club about his role as Ombudsman for Energy and Water SA, and what the Office of Ombudsman can do for consumers. Read more on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

February 2015

Jenny-Lee Whittenbury is an Intensive Care Paramedic who has worked in this field for the past 20 years. Read more about Jenny-Lee and her advise in regards to responding to cardiac arrest symptoms on Page 5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

February 2015

Jason Burns is the President of Flinders University Rotaract. Jason spoke to our club about his journey to Cambodia to participate in the Cambodian Symposium of Humanitarian Affairs and Leadership, as well as visiting the Sunrise Orphanage, run by Australian Geraldine Cox. Read more on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

January 2015

Nikki Fort has lived such an unusual and varied life full of experiences that have ranged from psychiatric nursing to Shamanism, from special effects in films to singing in Japan and Australia. Nikki spoke to us about her experience running the Birdsville Hotel in the 1980s. Read more on Page 5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

January 2015

Mark Huddleston spoke to our club about Rotary membership issues and public relations. DO we provide avenues that will attract new members and also retain the older members? Read more on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

December 2014

Our guest Karena Clarke is a Coordinator at Life Line, Crisis & Suicide Prevention. Life Line was established in Sydney in 1963 by Alan Walker who became aware of a high suicide rate and the need for a communication point for persons who were at risk. Read more on Page 3 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

December 2014

Brad Keighran, Vice President of the Somerton Surf Life Saving Club shared with us information about the Club, and its future direction. Read more on Page 8 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

November 2014

The name of our guest speaker was overshadowed by the subject of his talk – The Mystery of the Somerton Man. This age old unsolved Adelaide mystery still creates great interest, and brought quite a number of interested guests to the meeting. Read more about Professor Derek Abbott on Page 6 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

November 2014

Our guest this evening was Project and Business Service Officer, Kae Martin, involved in the transition of the new RAH. Read more on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

October 2014

After graduating in 1974 and 6 years into his surgical career, Dr Richard Sarre decided to follow his interest of bowel cancer and has remained in that field specialising in this area for 40 years of practise. Read more on Page 3 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

October 2014

Brenley Milsom was the guest speaker at our “Hat Day for Mental Health Research” event. He shared a compassionate story about his sister-in-law Emma. Read Brenley's heartfelt speech on Page 5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

October 2014

Guest speaker Bronwyn Langman, Clinical Nurse Consultant Manager, gave us an outline of the commitment and dedication of the services provided by the RDNS, Royal District Nursing Service. Read more about the interesting information shared by Bronwyn on Page 3 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

September 2014

Holiday Explorers caters for persons with an intellectual disability who can travel with carers. CEO Lisa Albinus gave us an insight to places of interest that are requested such as football days to an extended trip to the Gold Coast, the photos showed many smiling faces of persons who truly enjoyed travelling. Read more about this amazing program on Page 3 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

September 2014

Trevor Klein was born and grew up in North Adelaide, only a short walk from the Adelaide Zoo, and started visiting the zoo with his family from 3 years of age. This was to be the beginning of a lifelong long interest in animals and their behaviours.

August 2014

It was pleasing to see that the District Governor Jerry Casburn and his wife Briony are out on their rounds of all clubs to give us some insight to “Light up Rotary”, the theme for 2014-5 and carry forward the message from our International President Gary CK Huang. See photos from the evening on Pages 3-5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

August 2014

Tony Ashdown, Community Relations Manager from the Phoenix Society, was our guest speaker on 4 August 2014. Gordon Reid founded the Phoenix Society in 1958, a not for profit organisation that helps people that have a disability improve their quality of life and develop a skill level that is achievable. Read more about this organisation on Page 5 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

August 2014

 style= James Blake has been involved with the Glenelg Historical Association for 13 years. It was originally 2 groups but on the combining of the Glenelg and Brighton Councils, one group is now at Holdfast Bay. Continue reading about the Society on Page 6 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

July 2014

Alessandra de Matteis spoke about the Leukaemia Foundation which she represents and the passion that she has for those in need of services that the Foundation provides. Read more about this Alessandra and the work of the Foundation on Page 4 of our newsletter by clicking HERE.

July 2014