Cairns Conference Gossip

Conference Mascot Tilly and the Conference Committee look forward to welcoming you to Cairns, 9-12 October, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ringing the Peace Bell Ceremony

As part of the celebrations surrounding the Inner Wheel Australia 50th Annual Conference a Ringing the Peace Bell Ceremony was held in Canberra on 18 October, 2018.

International Inner Wheel President Chris Kirby, International Board Director Marilyn Armstrong, Inner Wheel Australia President June Muller, IWA Vice President Robyn Gillespie and IWA Immediate Past President & National Representative Karen Winters participated in the ceremonial ringing of the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell in Canberra Nara Peace Park.

Prior to the ceremony President Chris said that when the Peace Bell tolls she hopes it will encourage everyone to strive for security and harmony world wide, and that it serves as a reminder to Inner Wheel members of the third objective of Inner Wheel: to foster international understanding.

 

IIW President to ring Canberra Rotary Peace Bell

International Inner Wheel President Chris Kirby will participate in a special ringing ceremony at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell prior to the Inner Wheel Australia 50th Annual Conference being held in Canberra.  The ringing ceremony will take place at Nara Peace Park, 18 October 2018, commencing at 3pm.  A private afternoon tea attended by the IIW President, Inner Wheel Australia Executive and Past Presidents will follow.

The 50th Annual Conference will take place over two days, 19-20 October, in Woden, with Inner Wheel members from all over Australia and a contingent from New Zealand, attending.

Canberra Rotary Peace Bell

International Inner Wheel President Chris Kirby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Inner Wheel President 2018 – 2019

IIW President Chris with the IIW Executive

The 2018 – 2019 President of International Inner Wheel is from Sydney, Australia.  Chris Kirby, from the Inner Wheel Club of Sydney Inner West, became International President at a special meeting at IIW Headquarters, Altrincham, UK, in June.  The theme chosen by IIW President Chris is Empower and Evolve

Charter of IWC of Corowa Districts

23 June 2018

District Membership Chairman Dallice Robins and members of District A54 are to be congratulated – with the IWC of Wollundry being chartered just two months ago, this is the second new club to be chartered in the district this year. Congratulations to all involved and a big IW welcome to all members of the IWC of Corowa Districts.

IWA National Representative Marilyn Armstrong presented the Charter to IWC Corowa inaugural President Noreen Miller. In the foreground one of the orange syrup ‘Celebration’ cakes made by members which was to be the delicious dessert.

 

IWA President Karen Winters welcomed President Noreen and Corowa members with an IWA banner and a small gift.

Members of the IWC of Corowa District with IWA President Karen Winters and A54 District Chairman Phyllis Guthrie.

President of sponsor club, the IWC of Yarrawonga Mulwala, Stasha Barton congratulates President Noreen.

‘Gift of Friendship’ Rose now available to order

The beautiful ‘Gift of Friendship’ Rose is now available to order direct from Treloar Roses.  Click here for more information including ordering details.  Treloar Roses will donate $1 from the sale of each rose to the Inner Wheel Australia National Project, Cord Blood Research.

IWC Mobilong, SA, in the news

The Inner Wheel Club of Mobilong in District A70 (South Australia) has been featured twice recently in the local newspaper, after a rose planting ceremony outside Murray Bridge Local Government Centre, and after donating money to assist cancer sufferers in regional South Australia.  Click on the photographs to view the full stories.