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THURSDAY MAY 16 OUR SPEAKER IS DR. ROGER WELCH OAM LEADING GOLD COAST OPTHALMOLOGIST
 
His bio appears below
 
In 2017, Dr Roger Welch was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in implementing world-leading ophthalmology on the Gold Coast. Founder and principal of the state-of-the-art Vision Centre Gold Coast practice at Southport, the eye surgeon worked from a bus to save the sight of needy people in small outback communities.
For the past 23 years  at his own cost and working   from a surgically equipped  bus, Dr Welch and his staff have made regular charter flights to the Northern NSW town of Moree meeting the needs of patients there and from other communities of the rural Gwydir region.
On the Gold Coast he built the multi-million-dollar hi-tech ophthalmic Vision Centre Day Surgery offering leading edge eye surgery. Dr Welch also contributed to the introduction of eye surgical procedures including vitrectomy, along with landmark treatments for Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration and of course Cataracts removal.
 
Regards
SUE
 
SUE FOSKETT
DIRECTOR CLUB SERVICE AND YOUTH
MOB 0418763036
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QUARTERLY DINNER OFFICER ROSTER
 
APRIL – JUNE 2019  Meeting Roster
 
  1. Please make a notation of your roster date in your diary now. Updated in our Bulletin.
  2. If you can’t attend the meeting please ASAP swap with someone else - please don't ask Club Service Director (CSD) to do it for you - then inform Club Service Director Sue Foskett currently  (fos@qld.chariot.net.au  0418.
 
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Now that we have your attention -
Hi Rotarians,
The deadline for applications for Rotary Friendship Exchange has been extended.
 
Currently we have insufficient numbers for a team to travel to Brazil in March 2020, so if you would like to be part of this fantastic opportunity please submit application by -
 
Thursday this week, 4th April.
 
Attached is application form and information about the exchange. 
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