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This Week Wednesday 21 September – Hybrid Lunch Meeting

Annual AFL Lunch – Bring a guest

Guest Speakers Tim & Samantha Lane, Sports Journalists and Broadcasters

Topic 'Footy, Finals and Family'

Venue No35 Sofitel & ZOOM

Time/Venue: 12.30 for 12.50-1400 - Lunch - @ Sofitel No35 and Zoom

Price $53 (2 course lunch @ No35) / $10 Zoom only online access 

Register https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melbourne-21-sep

Let’s fill the room…..Wear your team colours and take a photo with the 2021 Grand Final Cup!     

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Jennifer Jones Presidential Monthly Message

Every month President Jennifer Jones, Rotary International, publishes a monthly message. Your editor will try and publish them monthly.         

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This Week Wednesday 28 September – Hybrid Lunch Meeting

Guest Speaker Greg Griffiths, CEO Family Business Australia & New Zealand

Venue No35 Sofitel & ZOOM

Time/Venue: 12.30 for 12.50-1400 - Lunch - @ Sofitel No35 and Zoom

Price $53 (2 course lunch @ No35) / $10 Zoom only online access 

Register https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melbourne-28-sep 

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Zone 8 Paul Harris Breakfast - 23 Nov 22

The annual Paul Harris Breakfast is fast approaching and this year we are joined by guest speaker Jeroen Weimar who will be speaking on the career transitions he has navigated and the influencing factors behind his changing path.     

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The musical life of Rotarian William McKie

The musical life of Rotarian William McKie

This article was researched and provided by Peter McCall. Thank you Peter. Please stay tuned for more reflections on past Rotary Melbourne members.    

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Arts Committee Visit to the Writers Festival - REMINDER

Date & Time: Friday September 9, 2022 6.30-7.30pm

Venue: State Library Victoria, Create Quarter – enter via 328 Swanston St. Melbourne

The Arts Committee invites Club members and guests to attend an event at the 2022 Melbourne Writers Festival – it’s a free event discussion with the winners of ‘The Age’ 2022 Book of the Year awards which will be announced on the festival opening night. Club members and guests can book as follows: https://mwf.com.au/program/meet-the-winners-the-age-book-of-the-year-awards-fba1/

On making a booking please advise Peter Berg at pberg8@bigpond.net.au and confirm an interest in joining Club members at dinner after the event.

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Second Bite returns to Prahran Market

After 2 and a half years of COVID, it was momentous to be back at Prahran Market with our energetic Rotary volunteers and generous market stall holders for Second Bite. 🍎🥦🥖

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Environment & Sustainability Committee

Find out more about our Environment Blog and the Environment & Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG).

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Lunch with Prof. Andrew Pask

Guest Speaker Prof. Andrew Pask,   Head, Thylacine Integrated Genomic Restoration Research Lab, University of Melbourne

Topic 'Bringing the Tasmanian Tiger Back to Life'

Time 12.30 for 12.50-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel on Collins

Price $53 (2 course lunch@No35) / 

           $10 (Zoom only access)

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Event

Date From : Wed Sep 7, 2022 : 12:30
Date To : Wed Sep 7, 2022 : 14:00

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Lunch with District Governor Amanda Wendt

Guest Speaker Amanda Wendt, RI District 9800 Governor

Time 12.30 for 12.50-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel on Collins

Price $53 (2 course lunch@No35) / 

          $10 (Zoom only access)

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Event

Date From : Wed Aug 31, 2022 : 12:30
Date To : Wed Aug 31, 2022 : 14:00

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Tony's Trek for Mental Health

Tony Pearce, Chair of the Emergency Services Foundation and Victoria’s Inspector General for Emergency Management, is embarking late September on a solo trek over 50 days and 1440kms in the areas worst affected by the 2019/20 black summer fires.

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Seven Women Cooking Classes

Seven Women has now resumed physical cooking classes while we continue online cooking sessions. We welcome anyone in Nepal who would like to join these physical cooking classes where we make traditional Nepalese cuisines.   

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Melbourne Writers Festival - Friday 9 Sept

Venue: State Library Victoria, Create Quarter – enter via 328 Swanston St. Melbourne

The Arts Committee invites Club members and guests to attend an event at the 2022 Melbourne Writers Festival – it’s a free event discussion with the winners of ‘The Age’ 2022 Book of the Year awards which will be announced on the festival opening night. Club members and guests can book as follows: https://mwf.com.au/program/meet-the-winners-the-age-book-of-the-year-awards-fba1/

On making a booking please advise Peter Berg at pberg8@bigpond.net.au and confirm an interest in joining Club members at dinner after the event.

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Stephanie A. Urchick selected 2024-25 President of Rotary International

Stephanie A. Urchick, of the Rotary Club of McMurray, Pennsylvania, USA, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2024-25.       

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Launch Housing Viv's Place Dandenong Opened

Jim Orchard went to the opening of Launch Housing's new facility in Dandenong on 5 August 22 as the Rotary Melbourne representative.     

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Ahmed Tohow presented at International Leadership Conference

Rotary Melbourne member Ahmed Tohow presented at the prestigious International Leadership Conference, with the theme “Toward Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula: Creating a Global Culture of Peace”.      

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Commemoration of the Battle of Amiens

Peter Davis provided the following report on the Commemoration of the Battle of Amiens on 8 August 2022.    

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Sir John Monash, our 2nd Club President

This year we commemorate 100 years since General Sir John Monash was President of the Rotary Club of Melbourne.

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World Hepatitis Day 28 July 22

This World Hepatitis Day, LiverWELL is supporting ten sector partners in hosting their own events around viral hepatitis through our World Hepatitis Day Incentives.      

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Prototype End Trachoma Water Trailer - now in WA West of Alice Springs.

Click HERE to view a collage of images from the End Trachoma Water Trailer in WA bringing hygiene and lots of smiles to young faces.

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A short MITS video to celebrate our growing community

This end of financial year and MITS are excited to share a short video celebrating the growth of their connected community of MITS students on Wurundjeri Country in Richmond HERE.

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Bruce Harmer - A Current Affair video

Former member, Bruce Harmer, has sent Rotary Melbourne a link to a video that features his parents and tells the story of what they do in their Sydney community under the Salvo’s banner.  It also features Bruce’s wife Carolyn and their family. View the video HERE.

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RIMERN Breaking News

RIMERN (Rotary Inner Melbourne Emergency Relief Network) is heading for it’s 1st Birthday on 16th June & our big gift will be a van! From getting our warehouse keys until now it’s been a very exciting year!      

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