Speaker Date Topic
Dennis van Someren Mar 18, 2019 8:00 PM
Shine for Kids
Shine for Kids

Dennis is a member of the Kenthurst Rotary club and has been a volunteer with Shine for kids for almost 10 years.
Shine for Kids nurtures children who have been traumatised by parental incarceration through early intervention and diversional programs. He has presented to some 80 Rotary clubs revealing some disturbing statistics relating to the state of our criminal justice system and the effect on young children.

Having had a parent in prison as a young man, Dennis is well qualified to comment on this growing humanitarian problem we are facing.

Check out the organisation - https://shineforkids.org.au/

We meet online using Zoom and start promptly at 8.00pm Sydney time: 
To call in from a phone in Australia, call: +61 (0) 2 8015 2088

Look forward to seeing you there.

Fiona McCulloch - District Public Image Director Apr 15, 2019 8:00 PM
Social Media - What is it? and how can it help your Rotary Club!
Social Media - What is it?  and how can it help your Rotary Club!

An overview of social media in today’s society, incorporating how members can utilise it, to help build their clubs membership & profile in the community.

Fiona has been involved with Rotary since 2006, when she was chosen as a member of the District 9690 GSE team to North Carolina in March 2007. Upon returning she joined the RC of Lower Blue Mountains. 

After a few years gap, she rejoined in 2015, and has been actively involved with the Club’s Public Relations Team, particularly Social Media. In July 2017, she took on the role of Markets Administration for the clubs fortnightly Market. She is currently the District 9685 Public Image Co- Director for 2018/19 and 19/20.

While not engaged in Rotary duties, she works full time as an Account Executive for Clarins, a luxury French beauty brand, after having worked in department store retailing for over 20 years. Her vocational classification is Sales & Marketing.