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Better Together - A Plan for the Northern Beaches

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    Our meeting held on 5 October 2021, had two very interesting speakers, Will Wrathall, Acting Manager of Youth & Community Development and Russell Peake  Manager Social Planning and Services both from  Northern Beaches Council.     The overriding rationale of their presentation was for our local community assistance efforts and fundraising initiatives to become more strategic given the needs that have been identified by their work. The meeting was held via ZOOM and we were also joined by Sam Wilkins President of Rotaract Northern Beaches.   Will and Russell presenting to the meeting via ZOOM   Lindy Myers has already sent each Rotarian an Easy-Read doco on the Better Together Strategy. https://hdp-au-prod-app-nthbch-yoursay-files.s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/6216/2208/1033/Northern_Beaches_Council_Easy_Read_Better_Together_2040_Accessible_features.pdf   A lot of this material from the document was presented in more detail and substance by Will

Club Business Meeting

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Club Business Meeting With no guest speaker, our meeting held on Tuesday 21 st focused on Club Business. We were joined by Area Governor Beaches, Johanna Johns.   The Return & Earn project was further discussed:   1.         Promotion & Logistics: The project to be called  Recycle for Rotary A small project team will coordinate the activities under Bev’s leadership. Northern Beaches Council (Michael Regan) has donated 10 large wheelie bins for use as collection points. Clarification of new or used being sort. Selection of possible bin locations and suitable supporting businesses/collection points by club members who reside in that suburb. Bev has designed some relatable advertising posters, promotional and similar materials, and starter kits to help spread the word. A consolidation point at Terrey Hills is confirmed for collection by a contractor. A special project account has been set up to capture the project r