The following update was received recently from PDG George Weston, District 9705 Youth
Coordinator (2020-21):

At our recent D9705 Operation Committee meeting conducted by Zoom on the 6 th September 2020 and a previous Zoom meeting with all the 12 District Youth Program Chairs for D9705 on 31st August 2020. I regret to inform you that we had to come to a decision on this current Rotary year Youth Programs. I have sent a previous email informing you that RYPEN will not be held in this current Rotary year (2020/2021).  To help you with your goals and funds allocations I have listed below all the District Youth Programs and their current status and the next possible time that their program will be held.
 YOUTH EXCHANGE- Suspended for this current year (Contact Chair Rob Uhl 0418459049)
 RYLA- To be held next Rotary Year 2021/2022 in January 2022 (Chair Lydall Dalley 0418861612)
 RYPEN-to be held next Rotary Year 2021/2022 in November 2022(Chair Darren Wallace
 RYDA- Individual Club decisions (Chair Bruer Chiswell 0407224876)
Rotary Club of Grenfell Inc

 ROTARACT - Individual Club decision (C0-Chair Clare Lawlor 0468372773, Janine Linklater 0404065857)
 INTERACT – Some Clubs are still meeting- balance to decide (Chair Gail Freeman 0414221339)
 NYSF – Operating this current year, but in a COVID-19 safe format ( Co-Chairs Deidre Tome for
Area 1,2 and 3 0416263570 and Debbie Whitfield for Areas 4,5 and 6 0455585436)
 SCIENCE and ENGINEERING CHALLENGE - Individual Club decision (Chair Trevor Webb 0427917334)
 DREAM CRICKET - Individual Club decision (Chair Judy Potter 0412219895)
 4 WAY TEST – Will be held at the Bathurst conference in March 2021 (Chair Bridget Cosyn 0418451298)
 MUNA – To be held next Rotary year 2021/2022 in August 2022 (Chair Garth Britton 0438204870)
 ROTARY VULNERABLE YOUTH PROJECT - Currently being formed (Chair David Marshall 0418631780)
I have included the Chairs name and contact mobile number. For other information can I refer you to the electronic District Directory. The chairs are very happy to hear from you and would answer your enquires about their particular program. I am also here to help you and direct you to the correct Rotarian’s. Please do not hesitate to ring me. Together we will continue to help the youth to achieve their best potential with our Rotary programs and in turn help to have a better world


Mob 0417519580
Youth Co-Ordinator D9705 (2020-2021)
(District Governor D9700   2017-2018)