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Fundraising:

 

Cabaret with the Chefs

We invite you and your friends to our major fundraising event on Thursday, 8 November 2018 which is entitled ‘Cabaret with the Chefs’.


The event will take place at City Tatts Club on Pitt Street and will begin with arrivals at 6pm for drinks and canapes followed by dinner at 7pm with a 10pm finish.

There will be special entertainment with Peter Cousens, well known to many of you bringing his wonderful voice and Claire Yistelle who will be presenting Paris Oh La La!

This will be a unique evening which will have six special Chefs preparing and presenting different cuisines with commentary, matched wines and much fun.

Book now and choose your cuisine: French – for the higher end traditionalist; Modern European – for the traditional, with a bit of a modern twist; Indigenous Australian – something hard to find out there; South American – very fashionable these days; Asian Fusion – our Chefs consider this to be one of the most popular; Mystery Cuisine – this is for the adventurous amongst us.

It’s going to be one great evening of culinary enjoyment with top rate entertainment and fundraising to help our mental health project.

On Thursday 8 November 2018 at 6:00pm

LOCATION

City Tattersalls Club
194 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Breakfast:

 

Only One Life to Live

The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club’s Business Breakfast at 7:30am on Tuesday 13 November will be the Club's President, Rev. Keith Garner AM.


“Keith has been a Rotarian for over 20 years and in his work he has travelled the world speaking in Iceland, USA, The Bahamas, South Africa, Kenya, India, Myanmar, South Korea, many parts of China, Ireland, Germany, Holland – to name just a few.

He came to Sydney, Australia, to take up the role of CEO of Wesley Mission in September 2005. Wesley Mission has well over 2000 staff and 6000 volunteers and operates in a wide range of projects dealing with homelessness, aged care, mental health, gambling and alcohol addiction, disability, children and family care. He still believes loneliness is one of our major challenges in a modern Australia and in a city like Sydney.

Keith has advanced the work of Wesley Mission in relation to Suicide Prevention to now cover over 95 different networks around the country. He has found himself in significant places at significant times and looks forward to sharing with the Club over breakfast why his passion is to live life to the full, recognising we only have ‘Only One Life to Live’.”

Barista coffee served from 7:00am. Visitors welcome. Cost $28.00.

On Tuesday 13 November 2018 at 7:30am

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Lunch:

 

Lunch with Dr Keith Suter

The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club’s lunch on Tuesday 20 November will be Dr Keith Suter, the respected thinker and communicator who is also Foreign & International Affairs Editor and Expert on Channel 7's 'Sunrise' program.


The title of his talk will be “Three Long-Term Economic Challenges for Australia”

As a member of the most prestigious global think tank, the Club of Rome, Keith shares in regular discussion analysing social, political, economic, and environmental issues of the day and how those issues impact on us now and into the future. With this type of insight, both collaborative and academic, Keith is an outstanding facilitator, mentor and advisor for business leaders wanting to excel.

Not only is Keith informative, he is entertaining, highly compelling, and with his theatrical style he always manages to totally captivate an audience. Keith has the ability to unravel complex business issues and make then understandable and absolutely fascinating.

Cost: $25.00

On Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 1:00pm

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Drinks & Chat:

 

Sydney Rotary's 4Th Tuesday - Drinks & Chat

The 4th Tuesday of the month (27 November) is an ideal opportunity for Sydney Rotary Club members and friends to catch up on the Second Floor of the Castlereagh Hotel, from 6pm.


There will be a minimum of formalities - just 10mins for any announcements, meet new members, committee info.

There is no charge to attend. Just get a drink at the bar and enjoy the fellowship.

Rotarians, Rotaractors and friends are most welcome. You can stay on for a meal if you wish

On Tuesday 27 November 2018 at 1:00pm

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Christmas Lunch:

 

Christmas Lunch With Nsw Education's Mark Scott Ao

The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club’s Christmas lunch on Tuesday 4th December will be Mark Scott AO, the Secretary of the NSW Department of Education and formerly the Managing Director of the ABC.


Mark’s career began as a teacher in Sydney. He built on his interest in education with senior policy and leadership positions and later held a number of senior editorial roles at Fairfax, including Education Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and Editor-in-Chief of metropolitan, regional and community newspapers.

From 2006 to 2016, as Managing Director of the ABC , Mark led the organisation’s transformation to be a public broadcaster in the digital era.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Diploma of Education and a Master of Arts from the University of Sydney; and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University.

Mark was named an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2011. He has also been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Sydney, University of NSW and University of Technology Sydney.

On Tuesday 4 December 2018 at 12:30pm

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Breakfast:

 

Breakfast with Councillor Christine Forster

The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club’s Business Breakfast at 7:30am on Tuesday 11 December will be Councillor Christine Forster.


Christine was elected to the City of Sydney Council in September 2012, and re-elected in 2016. Prior to joining Council, Christine had a long history of involvement in her local community, participating in a wide range of volunteer and charity work since the early 1990s, including more than a decade in elected leadership roles managing a community-based childcare facility.

Christine has a degree in economics and worked as a journalist covering the Australian petroleum and mining industries until 2016. She is currently employed in the corporate affairs department of Woodside, Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company. She is also a regular commentator on politics and current affairs in a variety of print and broadcast media.

Christine is passionate about Sydney and committed to helping make it the world’s best place to live, work and visit. She believes local government must respect and listen to all its constituents and deliver sustainable infrastructure and services that help communities to thrive and prosper.

She has four children and lives with her long-term partner Virginia in Surry Hills.

Barista coffee served from 7:00am. Visitors welcome. Cost $28.00.

On Tuesday 11 December 2018 at 7:30am

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)


Christmas Yum Cha:

 

Sydney Rotary Club's Annual Christmas Yum Cha

Join Sydney Rotarians and friends at their annual Christmas Yum Cha on Tuesday 18th December, at the Sky Phoenix commencing at 12:30pm.


A 10-dish Yum Cha Banquet including Chicken Spring Roll; Fried Prawn Dumpling; Mixed Steamed Dumpling Platter – Shu Mai (Dim Sim), Har Gao (Prawn), Vegetable Dumpling; Steamed BBQ Pork Bun; Salt & Pepper Calamari; Steamed Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce; BBO Combination Platter – BBQ Pork & Roast Duck; Fried Rice; Soy Sauce Fried Noodles; Mango Pancake or Mango Pudding, plus Chinese Tea. Cost $35.

On Tuesday 18 December 2018 at 12:30pm

LOCATION

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Book now (all welcome)