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Perth boy Rehan Somaweera has become one of Australia's youngest authors of a scientific paper

A Perth father and son bonding over their love for snorkeling has lead to 10-year-old Rehan Somaweera becoming one of the youngest people in Australia to author a published scientific paper.

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Update from ESRAG

This month the Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Action Group (ESRAG) ESRAG_August_2021_Newsletter_Vol_6_Issue_2.pdf features the vital resources offered by their Plant-Rich Diet Task Force.  Right on the heels of the UN's urgent call to action on methane. 

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Did you know

That Peter Dakin's (much missed dog) old beloved Duke could carry 4 tennis balls at once!!

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RI Tour

You can take a virtual tour of the RI Headquarters including the office of Paul Harris!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person tours of Rotary International are not possible but a new virtual tour makes it easy for members to get a peek .

Visit Rotary International World Headquarters | My Rotary

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Last Week's Evening Meeting 8 Sept 21

At last weeks evening meeting,  guest speaker, Mary Jensen, CEO MPower, delivered a captivating presentation on “The Power of Positive Thinking”. 

Click this link to view the meeting: https://youtu.be/CDnu0S2HTtU.      

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Morning Tea with the District Governor, Dale Hoy

An opportunity to meet Dale Hoy, District Governor, and enjoy fellowship with Rotarians from other District 9800 Clubs.

Register here: https://www.trybooking.com/BUCYL

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SecondBite Food Collections

David Dunoon has provided a insightful article on where SecondBite food collections go.     

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Recruiting Mentors NOW for Victoria Police - Reminder

Rotary Melbourne together with Rotary Central Melbourne and a range of other Victorian Clubs have provided experienced Mentors each year to Victoria Police.  The programme has been highly successful. Both mentors and mentees have enjoyed the exchange of experience and insights gained. Mentoring contact is approximately one to two hours per month.     

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Service to Seniors Award Nominations Reminder

One of the Club's Annual Awards is the Service to Seniors Award made to a person whose outstanding service for seniors in a voluntary capacity is judged to have made a positive difference to the lives of seniors.     

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Online only via Zoom

Registration via Humanitix: https://events.humanitix.com/15-sep-rotary-melb-lunch         

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Items for Silent Auction

Get your bids in for any item by simply nominating the item number and your dollar bid and email to the Silent Auctioneer:

silent.auction@rotarymelbourne.org.au

In support of The Smith Family.      

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The Inaugural Environmental Sustainability Award

The recipient of the inaugural Rotary Club of Melbourne Environmental Sustainability Award is Claire Moore.

Claire is the Founder and CEO of Sweet Justice Ltd a Social Enterprise teaching Beekeeping within the Justice System.      

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Reflection by Peter Dakin 1 September

Thanks to Peter Dakin for last week's Reflection: The Mental Health Challenge.

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COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Study

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is participating in an international study of an experimental mRNA COVID vaccine. They are looking for healthy adult volunteers who have not received a COVID vaccine. Reimbursement will be provided for your travel and time.
To find out more, phone The Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group on 8344 9325 or email virgo-studies@unimelb.edu.au

 

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“Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons - Reminder

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (of which Rotary Melbourne Dr Tilman Ruff is co-president) will be hosting an important web event, "Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons" September 30, at 11 AM EDT (unfortunately 1 am in Melbourne). 

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Give Every Child a Future Report

PP Robert Fisher provided up an update on this Rotary Melbourne R100 project. Excellent progress is now being made with this project, despite the pandemic set-backs.

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Philip Ross picks up his bicycle

Last years winner of the Smith Family Around the Bay raffle, Philip Ross, successful gets his specially designed mountain bicycle!

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Around the Bay Raffle won by Alan Trumble

Jim Orchard thanked everyone for purchasing tickets in the annual Rotary Melbourne Around the Bay Raffle supporting the Smith Family Learning for Life Program. Alan Trumble was the lucky winner of a $2000 voucher for purchase of bicycles and bicycle accessories donated by My Ride Collingwood 192 Wellington St Collingwood.

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Message from President Reg

President Reg reflects on the time-honoured axiom 'it's not what happens to you in life that matters it's how you deal with it'.

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NGV Visit 2021 - Cancelled

The Rotary Melbourne organised lecture and visit to the NGV 2021 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces French Impressionism: From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on Friday 17th September, unfortunately has had to be cancelled due to covid. Members who had paid to attend have been reimbursed.

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Welcome to our New Member - Stephen Rando

Melbourne Rotary welcomed and inducted Stephen Rando, Technologist & ANZ Project Leader, into the Club on 1 September 2021,with the classificationProject  Management – Technology. He is extremely passionate about connecting with people to find shared meanings and more specifically inspire others that nothing is impossible!

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David A. Frieze Obituary

09/09/1923 - 28/08/2021

President Reg made the following announcement on the passing of long standing member, David Frieze, at last week’s meeting.

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MITS August Newsletter

Ed Tudor, Executive Director of MITS (Melbourne Indigenous Transition School) has shared their latest newsletter here. Their Year 7 and alumni students continue to do themselves and their families proud in spite of the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19.  These remarkable young people are showing extraordinary courage and resilience, working as a team and growing together here in Melbourne.       

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