Thursday, February 28, 2013

GSE Team Taste Aussie Fare

On the menu, grilled Kangaroo, Lamb and Chicken at Swann River.... From the left:  Megan Kuhn, Bill Croxton (Team Leader), Jacquie Heron (Inbound Australian GSE Coordinator) hosting us with grilled delights, Dwayne Petersen, Diana Truong, Jordan Clough.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

GSE Team greeted by Cyclone Rusty

.Our Rotary Group Study Exchange arrives in Western Australia on Monday February 25th and is greeted by the arrival of another visitor from the Indian Ocean, category 4 Cyclone Rusty..... fortunately the GSE team are in Perth and some distance from the storm's intense battering of the Western Australia coast further north of Perth.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Reception honor bond between Western Australia and Virginia

Nice reception at the Western Australia parliament -  Barry House, President of the Legislative Council of Western Australia receives a pewter Jefferson cup from Bill Croxton (right), Rotary GSE Team Leader, and also receives a special friendship letter from Bill Howell Speaker of the House of the State of Virginia and a letter from Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell .

GSE Team visits the Western Australia Legislative Council

The Virginia GSE team visits Barry House, President of the Legislative Council in Perth, Western Australia. The team was impressed by the amount of time the President devoted to their visit and endorsed the value of the exchange - Barry House was a past GSE scholar so he understood the value of the program. From the left: Jordan Clough, Dwayne Petersen, Diana Truong, Barry House (President of the Legislative Council), Megan Kuhn, Bill Croxton (Team Leader).

Saturday, February 2, 2013

President John Lewis graduates the final phase of the Rotary Leadership Institute in Blacksburg on 2 FEB 2013. RLI is a 3-phased program designed to better educate and develop current and future Rotary Leaders.  It is totally on a volunteer basis and one of Club President John Lewis's goals for the year  - which was have 4 RLI grads: John Gregory, Bill Croxton, John Lewis and C. Norman Wood.  John Lewis did this to further develop himself as a leader and also to set the example for more to follow!