Newsletter for 04/11/15

People of Earth, 

Going to keep this fairly short and sweet so we can get into the good stuff. 

Welcome new members! Always great to fresh faces coming through, if you have any questions about how to become a member of SCR why not shoot an email to our fabulous Membership Director, Rebecca Weragoda?

Also if you missed an opportunity to party up a storm for Halloween (like your editor) you should join me in attending Freaky Friday the 13th hosted by our Rotaract District! First 20 through the door get a free drink.

Finally well done to all who attended the Pool Party for Polio, you guys looked great in your 'End Polio Now' shirts

Upcoming Events: 

NSW Police Awards - 06/11/2015
The Rotary Club of Sydney is looking for volunteers to help with their annual Police Awards. The awards give state-wide community recognition for excellence in Police service to officers and unsworn employees throughout NSW. There are two shifts,one starting at three to help with early preparations, and one starting at 5:30 to help with the event itself. Dinner is provided for those doing the...For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Book Club - Who Moved My Cheese? - 15/11/2015

We’re excited to announce the first book club meeting as part of our reintroduction of personal and professional development.Our first book is a very short (it’ll take only 1-2 hours to read) allegorical account of two mice stuck in a maze, who need to accept their changing circumstances as they run out of their precious resource. Cheese.On the 15th of November, come along to Berkelouw Books Paddington for a discounted afternoon tea and a chat about what we’ve...For more information, and to get involved, please visit

The Dance! - 27/11/2015
Sydney City Rotaract is taking party in ‘The Dance’, Sydney’s largest flashmob! The Dance is a fun way to let your hair down in the city on a Friday while raising money for a great cause.  Join our team at!All funds go to Rotary Kids Health!
For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Final Thoughts: 

It's Christmas next month. Anyone else feel like the year is flying by?! 
Also we should do a club secret santa. 
Fun Fact: in the original Greek myth Pandora's box was actually Pandora's jar. The mistranslation is usually attributed to the 16th century humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam who translated Hesiod's tale of Pandora into Latin! 
Well that's it from me. 
Don't forget that our next meeting is on Wednesday, the 11th of November, at the Tresscox Lawyers Offices, starting 6.30pm. For more information, including a map and a full agenda, please visit:

Until next time, 
Editor in Chief,
Aidan Simmons