President James opened the meeting with Rotary Grace and invited our exchange student Irene to
give the club a quick update on her week, which included a trip to the music conservatorium and
helping out at the Saturday Market on the weekend.
The Club AGM was held and the icoming board for 2019 was introduced.
President                 Secretary
David Pyke              James Ross
Treasurer                               James Hamilton
Adrian Whiting                     Past President 
Colin Duff                             Paul Milde
Public Relations                  Membership
   Neil Pinto                             Paul Murray
  Youth Service                       District Secretary  
John Hawkins
Saturday Market Report
Neil Pinto led the Team and had a very successful Saturday Market, raising $4742 for our community projects. Neil gave special thanks to John Smith for his help with stallholders and
doing the background work to increase the number of stallholders and the customers at the market.
Paul Milde
 Paul took the last orders for Christmas cakes, and reminded the club about the lillier lodge dinner on Wednesday night. There is a movie night for End Polio on 1/3/2019 and the White Ribbon lake walk will be held on 23/11/2018.
John Egan
The Mens Rural Health Van will be in wagga next week and John is looking for two volunteers
for Monday and Tuesday next week.
Their is a Mental Health first aid course at Romanos this weekend.
Member Update - Tim Hutchings
Tim was born in Yerong creek, went to Melbourne for school and then to Armidale to complete
his study. Tim started out in the 1967 drought and was active Off the farm. He went too England
studying wheat and uses for computers on farm. He met with a farm management group and brought the idea back to Australia, where he started one of the first Farm Management groups.
      This initial group of like minded farmers grew to become Farm Management 500 hich serviced
over 400 farming families with a group of 13 consultants.
     Tim became a rural consultant in wagga and then Canberra, where he consulted for politicians,
was with Australian Wool Research and Development and was on the small business committee of
the Reserve Bank of Australia.
       In 2008 Tim sold his farm and did a PHd in Farm Business Risk, and joined the board of
Nuffeld Australia, which sends young farmers around the world to learn and experience other farming systems.
      Tim is now happily retired in Wagga.