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20 January: Evening Meeting at 6.00 pm on Zoom online: Cassandra Goodman, Thrive Global Facilitator, Coach and Author. This is the meeting link: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melbourne-evening-meeting-20-january-2021

27 Janunary: Lunch Meeting at 1.00 pm Zoom online.  Member's Lunch. Donations in Kind and Vocational Services Panel discussion: “How did Covid-19 affect your business and how you see the future post Covid-19?”

03 February: Lunch MeetingGreg Moriarty, Secretary of Defence, Department of Defence Australia, Australia's Former Ambassador for Republics to Indonesia and Iran.  "Australia's Strategic Defence Update"

10 February:  Evening Meeting, Mark Balla, President Rotary Box Hill Central, Philanthropist, TED Speaker,Author. "The Journey to the Toilet: How Mark Balla is getting girls to school by solving a problem no one else saw."

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SAVE THE DATE: ROTARY AUSTRALIA DAY

National R100 Australia Day event at 12.30pm on 26 January 2021.

DG Philip Archer has advised that 56 “super clusters”, each with up to 15 Rotary clubs, from across Australia have been successful in obtaining approvals for a $20,000 grant each from the National Australia Day Council for our Rotarians and clubs to celebrate Australia Day under the theme "Reflect, Respect, Celebrate - We are all part of the story".

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ROTARY 100 YEARS' STAMP and COINS

This is a preview of the set of 2021 commemorative coins and stamp set. More details to come.

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PROFESSOR DR CHRISTOPH SCHOMMER

Fascinating Art/Artificial Intelligence engineering presentation by Professor Dr Christoph Schommer at last week's evening meeting.  If you missed it or would like a reminder:  https://youtu.be/ZjMDWMS7MZw

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ALFRED 'KEITH' BRIERLEY

Editor met Keith Brierley in 2017 when she visited him at his retirement residence to interview him.  Unfortunately, I don't have the formal citation which was read at last week's meeting.  I have instead provided my interview with this wonderful Honorary Member of Rotary Melbourne who died December 4, 2020 (93 years old).

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DG PHILIP ARCHER ROTARY AUSTRALIA DAY

Our DG Philip wrote in this week's Networker:  "I am delighted to advise that 56 “super clusters”, each with up to 15 Rotary clubs, from across Australia have been successful in obtaining approvals for a $20,000 grant each from the National Australia Day Council for our Rotarians and clubs to celebrate Australia Day under the theme "Reflect, Respect, Celebrate - We are all part of the story".

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CANTERBURY WAVERLEY FESTIVITIES

Canterbury Waverley Group had a terrific celebration together as witnessed in the attached photograph provided by Bill Pickett.  Thanks for providing this happy shot.

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GET READY FOR THIS UNIQUE EVENT

The Women in Rotary International International Women's Day 2021 event has a unique difference from the past 9 Breakfasts. Online with the ability to share with thousands of people!  Wait till they advise you of their keynote International presenters!  Watch this space in next year's Bulletin!

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SUSTAINABLE LIVING/ ELECTRICITY USAGE

Be a friend to the environment - it helps make the world a healthier and safer place.

In this article we look at ways in which we can be more energy efficient in the home. This is both environmentally and economically friendly and helps to make the world we live in a healthier and safer place, not only for ourselves but for future generations. (Item: Ari Talantis)

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DONATIONS IN KIND UPDATE

Rotary Hawthorn have provided the following link for the Donations in Kind update:  

THE YEAR AT DIK | Rotary Club of Hawthorn (hawthornrotary.org.au)

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CONGRATULATIONS DAVID

DAVID BEANLAND has been named an Honorary Fellow (HonFIEAust) – Engineers Australia.

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A SOCK IN THE OTWAYS

Bravo Norman Taralrud-Bay!! I had forgotten what an R100 sock looked like on a foot/ankle outside of Melbourne.  Here is Norman's ankle and well polished walking shoe displaying with great pride, his R100 sock on a visit to the Otways recently. Thank you Norman.

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CHANTI BOU - ROYCE ABBEY 2020/21

Our Membership Director Chanti Bou has been recognised for her fantastic work in Rotary Melbourne especially in her proactivity in engaging new Members.  She is pictured here with her Royce Abbey Award.

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MUNA SUCCESS

“A quick note from me (Christina Boys) to let you know that at the end of the event recently our MUNA (Model United Nations Assembly) Team of Manik and Samarth were announced as the winning team.

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EVERY ROTARIAN EVERY YEAR

Attached here is a form for you to complete if you would like to be part of the important funding of the Rotary Melbourne EVERY ROTARIAN EVERY YEAR - Rotary International Foundation.   RCM_EREY_Form_(1).pdf

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JOHN TOZER - GET WELL SOON

News just at hand, former member and long time Club photographer, John Tozer, is recovering in a Bendigo hospital from earlier surgery at Royal Melbourne as a result of suffering a stroke.  He is expected to remain in rehab for a few weeks.

John is doing well and asking for a glass of red.

However, visitors are not yet allowed, but good wishes, cards, emails all welcome.  Bev is available on 0409 481 216.

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DR SIMON LONGSTAFF AO

Thank you Ari for your YouTube link for last week's meeting:  https://youtu.be/oO2gMTc6I1c  Dr Simon Longstaff, Executive Director of the Ethics Centre, discussed the economic and social benefits of ethics to Australia.

 

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BOB GLINDEMANN'S CHRISTMAS HUMOUR!!!

https://www.dropbox.com/t/TSJT5JwphapO4szc

Download from Dorothy's Dropbox for some of Bob Glindemann's humour!

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CONGRATULATIONS CATHY

PP Peter Rogers was very proud of his wife Cathy receiving an OAM at Government House last week.

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PP ROBERT FISHER

We thank our PP Robert Fisher for providing a timely reminder of our Four Way Test in his Reflection at last week's meeting.

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PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Unfortunately, due to Editor's computer glitch, we missed this inspirational Reflection from Peter Hollingworth at our meeting two weeks ago.  Apologies Peter.

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INTERNATIONAL YACHTING - ROTARY

If you enjoy sailing, or just like to read about it, the following item is for you.  The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians is the oldest and largest of the Rotary Fellowships. It began in England in 1947 and has grown to 126 fleets, with about 3,685 members in 44 countries.

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PROFESSOR DR CHRISTOPH SCHOMMER

Wednesday, 9 December:  EVENING MEETING

Meeting Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/BNEDV

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christoph Schommer, co-Director Robolab, University Luxembourg

Topic: "Deep Learning for the Arts"

Chairman: Renata Bernarde

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CHECK OUT THIS EVENT

Thanks Quin for highlighting this event for any interested Members.  Booking:  https://lnkd.in/dDfVCmS

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DONATIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES

Ruth Carlos Martinez (seen here accepting Award for Humanitarian of the Year, Zone 8 from PP Robert Fisher, 2018) has written a note of appreciation to Bob Glindemann re. typhoon donations to the Philippines.  Terrific work yet again from Ruth and DIK.

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