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Attached is the Flyer for our Project Gathering of Kindness. This Christmas Fundraiser is an opportunity for you to contribute to help kick start this project. Just $10 from each member would enable us to sponsor an event or showcase the Gathering of Kindness program. Gathering_of_Kindness_2019.pdf
Rotary Melbourne presented its 34th Sir John Reid Community Service Award to Libby Clarke from Very Special Kids an Australian children's hospice that provides respite and end of life care. Libby (centre) is seen here with special guests, Sir John Reid's daughters, Margaret Ross and Jean Hadges.
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. Nominations close on the 28 February 2018.
Polio eradication would be one of history's greatest public health achievements, with polio following smallpox to become only the second human disease eliminated from the world.
To read more about the RI End Polio Now programme, click on the link https://www.endpolio.org/news-stories.
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.
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.