Hugh Bucknall may appear flippant in this photo from last week's ZOOM Meeting but his presentation "The past can inform us about the future. Never waste a good crisis" was far from it. He is seen here in his "magic" hat during his fascinating and inspirational talk.
"Good morning all just something to take our mind away from the destructive Virus. Hope everyone and your families are ok. Be strong and stay in touch. Regards Quin" Check out Quin's excellent article in this attachment: https://daily.jstor.org/two-
The Vocation Committee is seeking nominations for the Young Achievers Award. This Award recognizes up to three persons in the age group 18 – 26 who have achieved outstanding success in their education or training and who have also made a significant contribution in the form of service to the community.
RCM members volunteer weekly to collect surplus fresh food at the Queen Victoria and Prahran Markets. Second Bite then redistributes donated food to community food programs for the disadvantaged. Volunteers donate 2 hours of their time to collect donations, and are rostered up to 6 times a year.
Ride for a child in need. This year's around the Bay will be on October the 6th.
In Australia today, on any one night, 105,000 people are homeless. Of these 46,000 are women and 63,000 are 34 years of age or less with 18,000 children under 12. Get involved in projects to end homelessness and support the homeless in Melbourne particularly among young people, working with other like-minded organisations.
Melbourne WILL host the 2023 RI Convention!
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.