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DR KATHLEEN McGUIRE

David Kram has provided an update on a Speaker at a luncheon meeting last year.  "Our Arts Committee promised to help one of our guest speakers, who is a Rotarian and a choir conductor: Dr Kathleen McGuire (www.kathleen-mcguire.com).

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MEET A NEW MEMBER: MIKAELA STAFRACE

Welcome Mikaela!  Mikaela was inducted only last month and has "hit the Rotary Melbourne ground running"!  Mikaela will be Chairperson of our Evening Meetings and we are all looking forward to working with her in this important area of RCM.

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CONGRATULATIONS TILMAN!

Rotary Melbourne’s Dr Tilman Ruff, AM was recently awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for distinguished service to the global community as an advocate for nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, and to medicine.  Our congratulations Tilman seen here with President Robert and his Nobel Peace medal!

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CONGRATULATIONS ELAINE!

Our congratulations to Dr Elaine Saunders who was recently appointed as Swinburne University's Chair of Innovation Precinct Advisory Board. 

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SHANI CAIN - CEO OAKTREE

The Club was fortunate to have Shani Cain present to the members and guests today. Shani is the recently appointed CEO of the Oaktree Foundation (Oaktree.org) and spoke to the topic of Empowering and Enabling Youth.

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LAUNCH OF ROTARY 100 YEARS

We are launching the Rotary 100 Year Celebrations.  This is not to be missed as it is a once in a lifetime event in the history of Rotary Melbourne.

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VICE PRESIDENTS' REPORTING DAY

VP's Barbara Yerondais and Trevor Nink have planned a terrific, informative summary of their year and presenters will include some of the "quiet champions" of our Club.

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TRADITIONAL GATHERING OF PRESIDENTS

It has been a long tradition of Rotary Melbourne that the outgoing President reviews their year in the company of Past Presidents, and the incoming President outlines their plans for the coming year. Here they are at Kingston Heath Golf Club yesterday.  Looks like it has been a lovely day.

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MORE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

An OAM to our DG Bronwyn Stephens for service to the community of South Melbourne and an AM to Young Achiever Alumni - Marita Cheng - for significant service to science and technology, particularly to robotics.  President Robert has written on behalf of the Club to congratulate them all.

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TRAVEL SNIPPET FROM SHARANN JOHNSON

"There are a team of AUSTRALIAN Rotarians who have been to to Rotary International Conference in Hamburg who have now joined the Scenic trip from Amsterdam to Budapest on the Scenic Jewel with Mike and I . Currently in Germany, near Nuremberg."  It seems you cannot escape Rotarians!

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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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AFR-AUS CARE INTRODUCTION

Thank you to President Robert for this report of his regular visit to Rotary North Melbourne.  I have relished Robert's "super sleuth" news updates he has sent me throughout his year.  Hope they continue.

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DO NOT MISS THIS INSPIRATIONAL EVENT

Our 102nd PRESIDENT'S CHANGEOVER DINNER is not to be missed!  We are  showcasing many new projects, events and a new Rotary Award whilst respecting our Presidential "changeover".  Rotary Melbourne would love to see you there for this special occasion.  

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TWO "PP's" & ONE NEARLY "PP"

Thank you President Robert for detailing his whereabouts last Friday: "PP Peter McCall OAM and I went down to Point Lonsdale on Friday to meet with PP Neville Barwick OAM (1991-2), who is now well into his 80s but extremely busy working on a number of community projects to improve local amenities and the environment. He comes across as being indefatigable, and certainly continues to take a keen interest in the affairs of Rotary Melbourne, if at that distance. We had a lovely wide-ranging conversation."

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MEET A NEW MEMBER CLAIRE FRASER

Last week, it was marvellous to welcome Claire Fraser to Rotary Melbourne.  We look forward to working alongside Claire in her selected project or initiative. Seen here with PP Peter Rogers, Pam Brown and President Robert.

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LATEST FROM RI CONVENTION HAMBURG

Latest from "our reporter on the ground" (Mandi) at the Hamburg Convention:  "I just had a great catch-up with Jason who has been a guest of the convention today. Sounds like he has been speaking to all the right people gathering great intel. We’re super confident Melbourne will be delivering one of the best conventions. Jason also proudly wore his PHF pin which I thought was awesome."

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WISH OUR GLOBAL SCHOLAR SUCCESS!

Our Iowa Global Scholar can see the light at the end of the tunnel!  Katie’s research is due TOMORROW at midnight! Let the countdown begin!  Incidentally, Katie has told Editor:  "I checked out every one of these books!"

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FANTASTIC ACHIEVEMENT GLADYS

Congratulations again Gladys Liu, Federal Member for Chisholm, seen here with PP Peter Rogers, President Robert and Stewart Stribling (Gladys' nominator for Parliament).

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SHANI CAIN - CEO THE OAKTREE

Topic:  "Enabling and Empowering Youth As Active Change Makers"

Chair:   Bernie McIntosh

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PROFESSOR JEREMY OATS

An outstanding presentation was delivered last week by our Member Jeremy Oats.  The topic was "The Timor Leste VTT Emergency Obstetric Refresher Training Workshops - 19 down, 1 to go -where to then?" Jeremy is most definitely "an Inspiration"!

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OUR LATEST PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

Our thanks to (nearly former) Hon. Treasurer David Carruthers was shown last week when David was named a Paul Harris Sapphire for his outstanding work at Melbourne. Congratulations David!

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IQBAL RETA

Thank you to Iqbal Reta, last week's Chairperson, for not only his marvellous chairmanship of the Young Achiever Awards, but for his work over many months, promoting our Young Achiever Award search for nominations to many organisations, and his strength in selection of three inspirational young people with our Vocational Services Award.

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ROTARY'S MASTER SPY

This published article is by Rotarian journalist, Tony Thomas.  It makes a fascinating read about Rotary Club stalwart Richard Sorge, the German communist spy in Tokyo.

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PROFESSOR JEREMY OATS

TOPIC:  "The Timor Leste VTT Emergency Obstetric Refresher Training Workshops - 19 down, 1 to go -where to then???”

CHAIR:  Peter Clements

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