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Our Assisting Homelessness project had a big Monday

On  Monday 17 June 24, our Make A House a Home project (MAHAH) delivered 10 sets (20 tea-chest boxes) of new homewares to Launch Housing’s front line offices in Dandenong and Southbank.        

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RIMERN News Issue 9: April/May 24

If you are interested in keeping up to date with all that’s been happening with volunteers, donations, welfare agencies & clients, and the many exciting things ahead at RIMERN please HERE for Issue 9 April/May 24. This issue is full of all sorts of ways in which you can support RIMERN and the great work they do in supporting our community. 

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The gold standard for student experience 🥇

Melbourne has once again been named the best student city in Australia and among the top 5 globally, according to the latest QS World University Rankings.
We're so proud to be a world-class study destination for brilliant minds around the world. Get to know some of our astounding alumni who have experienced it for themselves: https://bit.ly/3QYESuJ

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Axle Award 2024 – Peter Berg

Peter Berg was awarded the 2024 Axle Award presented by VP Peter Davis at our meeting on Wednesday 19 June 24. Congratulations Peter.     

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Adrian Nelson Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

Adrian Nelson was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow at the meeting on Wednesday 19 June 24.  Congratulations Adrian.  

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Last Week's Meeting 19 June 2024

The Rotary Melbourne meeting on Wednesday 19 June 24 was the Vice Presidents' reporting day.

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Rotary Melbourne Weekly Meeting 26 June - President Changeover Day

Wednesday 26 June 2024 – Presidents Chanegover Lunch - Partner Day

Speakers: President Chris Sotiropoulos & President Elect Catherine Baxter

Time: 12.45 -1400 @ Latrobe Dining Room, Sofitel Melbourne

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-26-jun

Note:  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL      

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Help us Find 2024's Best Volunteer - Now

Melbourne Rotarians, we need you to think about your networks and encourage nominations for the Sir John Reid award. You must know some volunteer who hasn't been acknowledged despite lots of great efforts.      

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Reflection by Robert Fisher 19 June 24

Thank you to Robert Fisher for last week's reflection.      

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Rotary On The Move - June 2024

Rotary Melbourne members and guests may be interested to read the latest Zone 8 Rotary on the Move May 24 edition HERE.   There is an interesting article on 'Global Grants are the powerhouse of The Rotary Foundation'

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Rotaract Club of the University of Melbourne Student Union – Chartering

Reg Smith has provided an article on the Chartering of Rotaract Club of Uni Melbourne Student Union on Sunday 23 June 24.      

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5000 Acts of Kindness update - June 2024

At our club’s historic 5000th Club Meeting on 30th August, at our Thomas Baker Oration with Past Prime Minister John Howard, Rotary Melbourne launched our 5000 Acts of Kindness project. How are we tracking?

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City of Melbourne - Warm Safe Home

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, was held on Saturday 15 June 24. The City of Melbourne has recently established 'How a crafty tiny home can help reduce elder abuse'. To find out more click HERE.

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Traditional Gathering of Presidents

It has been a long tradition of Rotary Melbourne that the outgoing President introduces the incoming Rotary Melbourne President, and reviews their year in the company of Past Presidents and partners. On Sunday 16 June 24,  out-going President (Chris Sotiropoulos) outlined the achievements of Rotary Melbourne in 2023-24. Incoming President (Catherine Baxter) outlined her plans for the coming year. Here they are at Kingston Heath Golf Club yesterday having a jolly good time.  It was a very chilly day but that didn’t dampen the convivial chatter in the room. 

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Dorothy Gilmour incoming President Rotary Hawthorn

Members will be interested to learn that former RCM member and stalwart of the Rotary Safe Families project, Dorothy Gilmour, has been appointed President of Rotary Hawthorn for the coming year.     

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Unimelb Rotaract Club Inaugural Ceremony

We are so excited to announce that the University of Melbourne Rotaract Club is OFFICIALLY being chartered on Sunday 23 June 2024 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM. Rotary Melbourne members are invited to attend this auspicious event.       

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Growing a circular economy – microfactories give new life to landfill

At a waste depot in Shoalhaven, 200 kilometres south of Sydney, old mattresses, fabric and dirty glass left over from household recycling are being transformed into something completely different: Green Ceramics, a versatile commercial product.     

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End Polio Now Afternoon Tea

On Saturday 15 June 24 Mary Barry and PP Robert Fisher attended an afternoon tea in Camberwell for Polio Plus Society members. There were around 50 present to hear PDG Murray Verso provide an encouraging update on the world status of polio. He will be addressing Rotary Melbourne on 23 October along with a polio survivor. 

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Update from Tangly Ton President Rotaract Club of Siem Reap May/June 24

Tangly Ton, President Rotaract Club of Siem Reap, has provided an update on his studies along with details of recent Rotary projects including his excellent results in his last Semester at University.        

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Last Week's Evening Conversation 11 June 2024

The Rotary Melbourne Evening Conversation on Tuesday 11 June 24 was a special expert panel discussion shed light on social license, arguably the most important issue impeding progress in the transition to renewable energy. The Guest Speakers were Professor Sara Bice, Director, Institute for Infrastructure in Society, ANU; Professor Alan Finkel AC, 8th Chief Scientist of Australia, Energy Advisory to the Federal Government; Mary Barry, Founding Director and CEO Women of Wind | CEO Xellence Pathways, CEO CircularEco.     

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Amanda Wendt Celebrating Rotary in District 3770 - Philippines

Recently Amanda Wendt, Rotary Melbourne member, had the privilege of representing Rotary International President Gordon McInally at District 3770’s conference in Baguio City, Philippines.     

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District Changeover BOOK NOW - Sunday 30 June

Thank you to those who have already booked their ticket for the District 9800 Changeover 2024 being held on Sunday 30th June at the Ultima Function Centre, Keilor Park. If you are yet to book, don't wait as bookings close at 11:59pm this Sunday 16th June

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Volunteering Opportunities at RIMERN (Rotary Inner Melbourne Emergency Relief Network)

As expected in tough economic times, the demand for emergency relief is growing rapidly. RIMERN has been able to increase its activity during the past 12 months. But with increased activity, comes increased need for volunteers.      

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Vice Presidents Reporting Day 2024

Next Meeting Wednesday 18 June 24

Guest Speaker Vice President Peter Davis

Topic Vice Presidents Reporting Day

Date/Time Wednesday 18 June 24 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Lunch Price $60 / $10 via Zoom 

Register https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-19-jun

Join us for lunch, be informed and form connections.

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Rochester Rotary - 60th Anniversary

Members of the Rochester Rotary Club  invite – 2024-2025 President Catherine, Members & Partners of Rotary Melbourne on Saturday 6 July 24. Please contact Kirsten Sayers email if you are interested in attending.    

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