Guest Speaker 27/05/17 – Mike Ellis

Guest Speaker 27/05/17 – Mike Ellis

Mike Ellis – Aircraft Crash Investigations Mike Ellis was a RAF baby with a father flying Hurricanes and a mother being an instrument fitter. He and his parents emigrated to New Zealand in 1950 (as £10 Poms) where he grew up to become qualified as a motor...
Guest Speaker 17/05/17 – Lyn Atkinson

Guest Speaker 17/05/17 – Lyn Atkinson

Lyn Atkinson – Giving Grannies Giving Grannies helps families in need – especially those with new-born babies – with essential items. It came about when Lyn and her husband, Neil, who had done voluntary work at the Wesley Mission in Fortitude Valley...
Guest Speaker 19/04/17 – Greg Forster

Guest Speaker 19/04/17 – Greg Forster

Greg Forster – Membership Growth Greg is a member of Ipswich City, a club that has recently seen its membership climb from around 40 to over 60. He told a story which had the moral that not everyone is motivated by the same things What our club was offering...
Guest Speaker 22/03/17 – Dr Marjorie Green

Guest Speaker 22/03/17 – Dr Marjorie Green

Dr Marjorie Green – Beyond Blue Her boss, as of the day before, is Julia Gillard but Marjorie’s main purpose in talking to us was to raise awareness about depression and anxiety. She told us that a common question was ‘How do I get someone to seek help if there...
Guest Speaker 15/03/17 – Sonni Kaiser

Guest Speaker 15/03/17 – Sonni Kaiser

Sonni Kaiser – Exchange Student Sonni noted that Germany is within Europe, a continent of 740 million people in nearly 50 countries speaking 28 different languages. Germany, itself has 82 million people living in a country which would fit into Australia 20...
Guest Speaker 01/03/17 – Kara Gerritsen

Guest Speaker 01/03/17 – Kara Gerritsen

Kara Gerritsen – The Risk of Heart Disease and Life after a heart attack The Heart Foundation strives to reduce heart attacks. There is one heart attack every 10 minutes in Australia and heart disease is the biggest single killer. The message of the Foundation...