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SENIORS AWARD 2019 - NOMINATIONS PLEASE

Nominations are now being sought for our annual Senior's Award.  See attached Nomination form for required details.  Seniors_Award_Nomination_Form.pdf    Pic. shows last year's Awardee John Hood with PP Mary Barry.

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END TRACHOMA NEWSLETTER

The May Newsletter of the End Trachoma by 2020 - Creating Health Communities provides an update for Members on this important initiative.  

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HOLGER KNAACK NOMINATED 2020-21 RI PRESIDENT

Holger Knaack, of the Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln, Germany, has been selected to serve as president of Rotary International in 2020-21. The Nominating Committee's decision follows the . Knaack will officially become president-nominee if no other candidates challenge him by 31 May.

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IWD BREAKFAST REPORT ON MONEY RAISED

Our Honorary Treasurer, David Carruthers is seen here delivering the financial report on the highly successful International Women's Day Breakfast, organised by Kerry Kornhauser.

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ROTARY 100 PEACE POLES PROJECT UPDATE

Hopefully, you are aware of our Rotary 100 Years Centenary project "Peace Poles" initiative.  We share this with Rotary Canberra Burley Griffin.  Peace_Poles_Dorothy.pdf

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PRESIDENT ROBERT INTRODUCES RCM CODE of CONDUCT

The introduction of the new Rotary Melbourne CODE OF CONDUCT was announced by President Robert Fisher at last week's luncheon meeting, 27 March.  A copy was provided for Members attending and the following is President Robert's announcement.

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NINE NEWS SHOWCASED OUR CONVENTION 2023

If you missed this week's fantastic cover on Channel Nine News of Melbourne's successful bid for Convention 2023, it has been uploaded to our website with the link:

https://rotaryclubofmelbourne.org.au/news/33039/2023-rotary-internationai-convention-news-volunteering-click-here/?type_fr=720

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FOOTY TIPPING COMPETITION 2019 LAUNCH

The 2019 AFL Footy Tipping Competition is about to get underway. Thank you for your support in previous years. Together with our supporter friends outside the Club we hope to raise $3,000 for the community and charitable activities of our Club.

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SHARE and SELL!

SHARE AND SELL!  This is so important if our Club's Rotary Fundraising Raffle is to be the success we want!  Please suggest to your friends and family to purchase a ticket using your book of tickets or go online for a simple purchase via: https://rotaryclubofmelbourne.auraffles.com.au/ 

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AFL FOOTY TIPPING COMPETITION

Thank you to those of you who have already joined the Club's 2019 AFL Footy Tipping Competition. Just remember that the season begins on Thursday, March 21st .   You will need to have your tips in by 7.10 that evening. Join here to be in the footy action!   www.footytipping.net.au/rotarymelb.

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Rotary Peace Fellowships - Call for Applications

Rotary awards up to 100 fully funded fellowships for leaders to undertake university study in peace and conflict resolution.

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YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS 2019 SEEK NOMINATIONS

Our Vocational Services Committee, chaired by Iqbal Reata has been busy sending invitations to industry, universities, public health sector to gather nominations for our 2019 Young Achiever Awards.  Do you know someone who fits the requirements on the attached Flyer?  YOUNG_ACHIEVERS_AWARDS_2019_fLYER.docx

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STAMPS PLEASE!

The Club is currently collecting stamps with money collected pledged this year to our 2020 fight to End Trachoma.  

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VOCATIONAL SERVICE AWARD 2018/19

Our Vocational Service Committee is excited to announce this year's Rotary Club of Melbourne Vocational Service Award 2018/19.  Edward Tudor was chosen unanimously by the Committee.   He is Executive Director of the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School.  Edward epitomises the prerequisites for this Award recognising achievement of professional excellence (in the Awardees chosen profession), and outstanding contribution to the community through their vocation.  

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JOHN MITCHELL INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIP

As most of you will know, our Club has supported the indigenous homeland, Donydji or, as it is now known, Gurrumala, for over 15 years, both financially and in kind. Until his sudden death, John Mitchell was a key member of the Rotary Subcommittee providing this support and was its Chairman from its inception. 

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