A special acknowledgement to Maryla Juchnowski (R) who was special guest of her Mentee, Snr Sgt Marilynn Ross (L) at Victoria's Multi-Cultural Awards for Excellence for 2018 held at Government House. Marilynn was recognised for her work with the Indian community and cited Maryla for her role as "Mentor, Assist Initiative, Concepts & Questions". Fantastic work Maryla as Mentor in 2016/17 Program!
The inaugural Rotary International Zone 8 "Humanitarian of the Year Award" has been announced and we are thrilled to announce that Rotary Club of Melbourne's Ruth Carlos Martinez is this year's Awardee nominated for her tireless work in the Philippines on a multiple of Water and Sanitation Projects. DG Bronwyn Stephens (L) and PDG Julie Mason (R).
Last week's luncheon meeting was another one of those outstanding meetings which this time, heard from Edward Tudor when he humbly accepted the RCM 2018 Vocational Service Award. His oration may be heard via Website Podcast - "Meetings/Events" - Podcasts. He is seen here with Vocation Committee's Reg Smith and President Robert.
Hugh Bucknall was "over the moon" when he was advised last week that all the work he and his Team had done to be shortlisted for the RI Convention 2023, has paid off.Comments (0)
Last week's speaker, Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Australian Retailers Association is seen here with the Chair for the day: Mandi Wendt. Russell presented a lively synopsis of where Australia stands in the world of retail. You can hear Russell's entire report on our Website - Meetings/Events - Podcasts.
Congratulations to two of our Members who have been named Finalists in the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence for 2018. This Award is to celebrate female trailblazers across the country, from many walks of life. The 100 Women of Influence span business leaders and social activists creating change across a range of industry, innovation and local communities. For list of Women Influencers:
2018 Rotary Club of Melbourne Vocational Service Award
Awardee: Edward Tudor, Executive Director, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School
Topic: “The Melbourne Indigenous Transition School - Innovation and the story so far”
Chairman: Reg Smith
If you would like to meet fellow Rotarians and guests, be informed and included in discussion in an informal gathering of like-minded people, then RCM's Evening Meeting is ideal. The Club’s September evening meeting, on Thursday, 13 September will be co-hosted with Leadership Victoria. We meet at the historic Old Treasury Building and will be hearing from Forensic Mental Health Nurse and Addiction Specialist - Keith Bhebhe on ‘Mental Health & the Justice System’. To book https://goo.gl/rUZoJz
We are currently seeking sponsors for the Team Rotary Riders. Signup forms are available at lunch meetings or pledge your support direct to Jo in the Rotary Office. Sponsorships are tax deductible. Thank you in advance for your support to the Project and the Team Rotary riders.
MELBOURNE has been officially shortlisted for 2023 RI Convention!
It has taken several years of hard work. But now the RI President and Executive have acknowledged our outstanding Bid to host the 2023 Rotary International Convention. Melbourne has been selected as a finalist. The RI Board will make their final selection at their January 2019 meeting. Shortlisted_News_Release_with_RCM_footer.pdf
The next Evening Meeting will be held on Thursday, 13 September at the Old Treasury Buildings. The topic: "Mental Health and the Justice System" will be presented by Keith Bhebhe, Forensic Mental Health Nurse and Addiction Specialist. Please note Flyer for bookings: rotary_flyer_13_September_2018.pdf
This week, this Bulletin segment relates to "Chairing" of our R100 Birthday Celebrations in 2021. Thank you to the Team and especially Hugh who has been working tirelessly to provide Rotary Australasia and us with a Birthday that will be remembered for showcasing Projects that are of great importance in this time whilst respecting the Members who have provided the past 100 years of immeasurable support and significance to our world and encouraging the future generation after us.
Topic: "The Changing Face of Retail"
Chairperson: Amanda Wendt
Around the Bay is Australia's biggest one-day bike ride and The Smith Family's largest annual fundraising event. This year, Peter Davis, Richard Parker, Peter Lake and Robin Reid are "gearing" up to represent Rotary Club of Melbourne in the challenging ride around Port Philip Bay on Sunday, 7 October.