Apologies: Bob Mathrick, Noel Ramage, Glenn Taylor, Tim McCrohan, Judy Kidman
** Can anyone assist at IGA in Long Gully selling BBB?  Arrive after 8 – a seat will be waiting for you**
Condolences to Judy on the passing of her sister Lorraine. Noel is going well with his treatment, comfortable accommodation, transport to and from Peter Mac. Socialising with other patients from country Victoria.
Jennie’s Year Ahead - 16th May. Jennie confirmed Peter Spurling as Foundation Chair and Jill on Membership/Marketing along with Tim. Need deputy’s for Foundation, Youth/Vocation & Community.
Bob requested assistance for the pole measuring – fence underway. Done after meeting. See picture. Question:  how many engineers does it take to check measurements.
Colin requested driver assistance – 20th March to drive a mini bus to Malmsbury where the RYPEN students are and return them to Bendigo – around 3.30pm in the arvo – Jennie offered.
Hole in One roster – few to catch up with to fill the spots.
Colin picked up half a dozen clubs from Belvoir Golf Club, Roger received a delivery of balls, Ian has a couple of hundred balls – all white.
9800 Conference: volunteers required each day - Registration for Conference – book in from 12 noon to 8pm on the Friday or Saturday morning. Cocktails on Friday night – dress: smart casual (pre paid event).  Dinner at the Town Hall (as requested by District conference committee)
No meeting on 14th March – public holiday
Hole in One:
               Roster – under control.
               Working bee Saturday 19th March – 8am start.
Big Book of Bargains – around 600 books to go – Hole in One should tidy up the last few books.
Carpet Raffle – to make selling tickets more attractive a laundry basket of Easter eggs to be added to the carpet prize. Selling of raffle tickets at Centro, Market Place and IGA supermarket. Volunteers please.
Roadec: interest with two confirmed participants (paperwork completed) – must have forms in asap.
Citizen of Year – nominations open – information & forms available on the website. See Charlie for further details.
Relay for Life: 15th & 16th April, Next Gen have a group booking – go online to Relay for Life and book under team name:  Rotary Road Runners.
Rotarians & Friends at Work Day – at Crusoe – joining with Friends of Crusoe & No. 7 – 30th April – 10 – 2pm
Vocation Night at True Brew 12th April in lieu of club meeting 11th April
Disaster Aid Conference – 16th & 17th April – Liz attending – anyone else wanting to attend? Accommodation covered by conference registration.
Board Meeting 8pm 21st March
Dinner out on Sunday night after conference? Please contact Peter Spurling direct if you wish to attend and we shall organise – Wednesday night cut off for advising Peter S.
Directors report:
Liz:  Around $10 for each kit to be made – around $6,000 required. Will approach other Bendigo Clubs, need to be in the container for April. Some kits in stock.
Phil: Function centre report – would like to have green grass. Not enough pressure in pump for water sprinklers to work efficiently. Watering has been increased in time it runs. Working bee for the future to finalise cleaning up outside.
Charlie: Motor Bike ride Sunday 24th April. Denis, Mary, Peter & Trevor assisting, need two for registration and three cooks for breakfast and lunch.  Arrive around 8am – lunch 1.30 – 2pm.  Autism Walk yet to be confirmed – Dawn to Dusk – 25th June.
Colin – RYPEN – have a student to replace student who was attending unfortunately is turning 18.
Rob: float for hole in one – sorted – Colin looking after funds each day.
Denis: 28th possible for Dad’s Army
Roger: Poyser BBQ – thank you to Mary, Denis & Bob who assisted Roger. Soup Kitchen – still building up – over 20 at present.
Alison won heads and tails unfortunately the Joker was still illusive.