President Robert is seen here reading the special citation of Jennifer Batrouney QC when he named her a Paul Harris Fellow (Non Member) at our luncheon meeting on 6 February. Jennifer was one of four Paul Harris Fellows acknowledged for her commitment and support to our Club.
Even if you are not registered for the Victorian Multi District Conference, our R100 Team would be rapt to see you Sunday, 17 February, the Showcase is open 1.15 - 4.00pm. Check out the Rotary 100 booths which we have put 110% energy towards to tantalise your Rotary senses!
We are all well aware of the terrible floods in Queensland and the impact that it has had on so many people's lives. District 9800 Secretary, Jane Pennington has conveyed that many Clubs have asked how they can assist through making a donation to the relief appeal. Details follow.
Our Vocational Services Committee, chaired by Iqbal Reata has been busy sending invitations to industry, universities, public health sector to gather nominations for our 2019 Young Achiever Awards. Do you know someone who fits the requirements on the attached Flyer? YOUNG_ACHIEVERS_AWARDS_2019_fLYER.docx
Cool sea breezes, beautiful home and garden, the Malvern Group enjoyed a lovely lunch hosted by Mike and Sharann Johnson at Flinders yesterday. Thirteen around the table with lively conversation and much laughter. We paid tribute to Rotary Melbourne for bringing us together in friendship.
Being on the cusp of 100 years of age, it is not often that we can find a "FIRST" time this has happened. FOUR Paul Harris Fellows at the one time. Do not miss this recognition on Wednesday of three dedicated members and one amazing supporter of Rotary Melbourne!
The Breakfast topic for discussion at this year's IWD Breakfast: "Let's Work Together: Celebrating Difference" will be discussed and explored by high profile presenters and Moderator. Panellist Josh Bornstein, Principal Lawyer at Maurice Blackburn (pictured).
Our Club's next Evening Meeting on Tuesday, 26 February will be presented by Dr. Kaushik Sridhar, Sustainability Leader | Board Member | University Lecturer | Public Speaker | Former Professional Athlete. Share this invitation with family and friends. The_Building_Blocks_to_Leading_in_Sustainability_Feb19_Flyer_(f)_1.pdf
President Robert is leading the way by inviting his friends and colleagues to the 49th Angus Mitchell Oration by Dr Tilman Ruff AM, Nobel Peace Laureate . This is going to be a brilliant lunch meeting on Wednesday, 20 February. Bookings must be made with Jo please.
Editor was one of the four Rotarians who took a grandchild to Werribee Park Open Zoo Refugee Picnic on 26 January. This was a terrific 3 hours spent meeting Refugee families and was obviously greatly appreciated by the organisers. Let us all make an effort to attend next year's zoo visit with our families.
Thanks to Rob McGuirk for so much fascinating history of youth hostels through the many international decades. Memories were activated as we recalled our own travels and youth hostel stories. What a tremendous organisation International Hostelling is today filling the needs of travellers of any age providing comfort, friendship and safety to world travellers.
Our Club's next Evening Meeting will be presented by Dr. Kaushik Sridhar, Sustainability Leader | Board Member | University Lecturer | Public Speaker | Former Professional Athlete. It will be a fascinating discussion and presentation 26 February.
Thank you Ted and Maree Garland for organising a terrific day of friendship, smiles and exotic beasts! President Robert and Myra, Peter Berg and Camille, Dorothy Gilmour and their grandchildren enjoyed meeting some of our newest Australians. Pic shows us swapping phone numbers.