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THOMAS BAKER ORATION 2019

Don’t miss this year’s Thomas Baker Oration.  The 2019 Thomas Baker Oration is to be given by David Thodey AO, Chairman CSIRO in the Fitzroy Ballroom, 1st Floor, Sofitel Hotel, 25 Collins St Melbourne on Wednesday, 4 September.  Guest bookings to be made via Jo Mavros by 30 August. 

Ph: 03 9654 7242 or E: office@rotaryclubofmelbourne.org.au

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SUCCESS AT DISTRICT 9800

Two District 9800 Recognitions:  "Club Service Membership" Award and Recognition Award for our "End Trachoma Water Trailer".  Two District Governor Recognitions: President Robert "End Polio Now" and Bob Glindemann - Royce Abbey District Award!        

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DAVID WITTNER TRIBUTE AND AWARD

Rotarian David Wittner AM PHF provided 52 years of faithful Rotary service to Rotary Melbourne. David is enmeshed into the almanac of the Rotary Club of Melbourne.

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DG BRONWYN MAKES AWARD

Last week's meeting,  DG Bronwyn Stephens surprised our Hugh Bucknall.  Surprised him so much that he was "speechless"!  A District 9800 Triple Sapphire Paul Harris was awarded to a "champion" Rotarian Hugh Bucknall.

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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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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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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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AUSTRALIAN ROTARY HEALTH UPDATE

New research funded by Australian Rotary Health will look at how children are impacted when a parent from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with hopes to inform a new intervention for ADF families.  Thank you Keith Callinan,  Health & Ageing Committee.

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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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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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