August 7th 2017 - Supplement

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David Binks - The Man Behind A Boating Tradition                                                                                   
David Binks is a well-known and highly respected Rotarian and has been a member of the Rotary Club of Glenelg for over 50 years.  During this time, David has been Club President on three occasions and served on numerous District management committees, giving invaluable advice on Youth Exchange Protection issues.
David's career as a boatbuilder has also been highly distinguished.  His racing yachts have won many National and International Championships.  David was a pioneer in the introduction of fibreglass in boatbuilding and designed and built many world-class cruising yachts.  David has received many awards from the boating industry, highlighted by a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2013 for his services to sailing.
Recently, an enthralling biography of David's life, Casting Off Tradition, has been published by Wakefield Press.  The book is on sale for $40.  Part proceeds from book royalties will help fund youth development voyages aboard the majestic tall ship One and All.  

Warm Invitation to the Cold Plunge

Will you take the “Plunge” and help raise awareness and funds to support the homeless in our community? Get sponsors and put on your boardies or bikinis and together we will plunge into the icy cold water at Glenelg Beach on Sunday August 20 at 11:00 am.
It will be a fun and an unforgettable experience, and with more than 5,900 people homeless in South Australia, it will certainly be for a great cause.  You can fly solo or register your team!
The Cold Plunge is an annual event hosted by the Rotary Club of Glenelg with funds this year being donated to Mary’s Kitchen, Hutt Street Centre and Catherine House.  We are calling all Rotarian’s to support this event by registering and raising sponsorship or donating at 

Upcoming Events
Regional Membership Conference
Science Innovation Learning Centre (SILC), Flinders University
Aug 26, 2017 9:00 AM –
Aug 27, 2017 12:00 PM
Rotary Leadership Institute - Session Two
Sep 16, 2017 8:30 AM –
Sep 23, 2017 5:00 PM
End Trachoma 2020 Information Day
Moana Pioneers Memorial Hall
Sep 17, 2017
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Rotary Youth Leadership Award
Nunyara Conference Centre
Sep 23, 2017 9:00 AM –
Sep 29, 2017 1:00 PM
Rotary Youth Leadership Award Graduation Dinner
Marche Club
Sep 28, 2017
6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

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