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THIS WEEK'S SPEAKER

TODD HARPER, CEO CANCER COUNCIL OF VICTORIA

Speaking on Learning from Our Success in Tobacco and UV to Address New Challenges in Public Health.

As Cancer Council Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Todd Harper has a passion for the organisation’s important work in research, prevention, support and advocacy. He has a wealth of knowledge and senior leadership experience including 20 years spent in public health advocacy and implementation as a former CEO of VicHealth, Executive Director of Quit Victoria, and Director of the VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control and Executive Director of the Tasmanian Council on AIDS and Related Diseases.

Date: Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Time:  12:30 pm to 2.00 pm

LAST WEEK'S SPEAKERS

JOANNA MURRAY-SMITH

Joanna gave an outstanding insight into the mind, attitudes, imagination and emotions that a playwright balances as she writes a play. We understood why Joanna is one of Australia’s most nationally and internationally acclaimed playwrights with nearly 30 plays, three novels and two operas to her credit.  This career commenced with a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship at Columbia University in 1995.

Joanna is seen here answering questions with Bob Fels, Chairperson for the day.

HANNAH WEIGL

Hannah Weigl spoke at last week's meeting about her time in Melbourne as part of the Rotary New Generations Service Exchange Program .

Hannah has been hosted by our member David Kram amongst other hosts and is seen here with Lee Gleeson, a visiting Rotary Club of Moruya Rotarian.

NEW MEMBER

KEN WOOLLARD

It was a great family moment and smiles all round from DG Peter Frueh, Stephanie Woollard , PE Robert Fisher, Nora Woollard when Stephanie Woollard witnessed her father inducted into Rotary Club of Melbourne.   Kenneth Woollard (Ken) was inducted on August 9th with the classification Design and Manufacturing Engineer.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ICONIC AUSTRALIAN CONCERT

Upcoming event....a first for Interplast ... Wednesday, 11 October 7.30 pm. This concert promises to be a great night with Australian music icons Daryl Braithwaite, Russell Morris, Chris Wilson and host Richard Stubbs. Interplast and our Club invite you and your friends to enjoy a "phantasmagorical" night of music.  Turn this into an opporunity for your Group to enjoy a social evening with proceeds going to Interplast!

CLUB REMINDER

REMINDER: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017 - NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Reminder to Members that the date of the Annual General Meeting is 15 November 2017.  Formal notices will issue in due course.  The setting of the date of the Annual General meeting triggers a series of events starting with the forming of the Nominating Committee.

 

MEMBER UPDATE

PETER BEARSLEY UPDATE

Past President Peter Bearsley is still at the Austin Hospital slowly recovering from nasty emergency bowel surgery.  You can contact him on his mobile.

UPCOMING SPEAKERS

20 Sep  Susan Alberti AC, AFL Luncheon

27 Sep  Mark Anderson, Club Manager , Melbourne Cricket Club

04 Oct  Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee AM

11 Oct  Prof Tony Jorm, Lift the Lid on Mental health week

 

Happy Birthday this week to Rick Westcott, David Carruthers.

 

GUESTS AT LAST MEETING

Guests of the Club:  Joanna Murray-Smith (Speaker), Hannah Weigl, Ellen Kittson.

Visiting Rotarians:  Lee Gleeson (Moruya), David Jones, Di Gillies (Balwyn), Rhiannon Bunting (Corrumbin Cooloongatta Tweed), John McMorrow (Malvern East).

Guests of Members:  Edith Westcott (Rick Westcott), Gillian Johnson (Warren Johnson), Sue Burleigh (Austen Burleigh), Eleanor Onibere, Celina Yu, Goran Stankovic (Ian Evans), Charlie Allen (Peter McCall), John Turnbull (Bruce Davidson), Jo Manger (Peter Manger), Neil Williams (Cynthia Edgell), Millicent Nink (Trevor Nink), Nora Woollard (Ken Woollard).

On Duty:  DH, RS, AdD, SW, JS, Margaret Matters (Wine),Kevin Sheehan (Photos)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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