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ROTARY MELBOURNE CUP SWEEP RESULTS

Congratulations to all that participated: Here are the results of those that shared in the prize pool.

1st - Twilight Payment – Peter Dakin

2nd - Tiger Moth - Russell Board

3rd - Prince of Arran – Ted Garland

Last - Deb Yin Foo (Pictured and even  happy with being Last)

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ALISTAIR URQUHART

We missed Alistair's Reflection from the previous week but it seems even more appropriate this week.  Alistair is seen here last year, greeting our special guest, who is again Guest Speaker at this week's meeting: The Hon. Sally Capp, Lord Mayor of Melbourne. 

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OUR LORD MAYOR, HON. SALLY CAPP

Lunch Meeting:  Wednesday, 11 November

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

Guest Speaker: Lord Mayor Sally Capp

Topic:  State of the City

Chairman:  President Marion Macleod

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ANNUAL PAUL HARRIS BREAKFAST 2020

Rotary Central Melbourne is inviting us to the annual Paul Harris Breakfast. 

Date: Tuesday, 24 November at 7.30 am - 9.00 am.
Guest Speaker:  Ian Wishart, CEO of The Fred Hollows Foundation
Topic: “6,000 years of the trachoma scourge but we can end it all by 2030”.

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COFFEE & CHAT WITH THE PRESIDENT

FINAL ONE FOR 2020, with a coffee or tea, a biscuit, cake or pastry!  Come online and enjoy some friendly banter with President Marion.  No mask needed and a great way to hear the latest news. Maybe pick up some tips on Zooming!    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3096547242

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GUESS WHAT'S COMING?

FESTIVE WINE OFFER IS COMING

If your cellar is depleted like this one after "lockdown", then Rotary Melbourne's Annual Festive Wine Offer is a chance to restock.  Look out for details, email flyer and order form shortly.

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MELBOURNE CUP SWEEP

Our Honorary Secretary, Russell Board has set the challenge for tomorrow's Melbourne Cup. Here is the running sheet for our Members' Melbourne Cup Sweep.  May the "course" be with you!

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LOOK AT WHAT'S AHEAD!

11 Nov Lunch Meeting - Lord Mayor’s Annual Address

18 Nov Lunch Meeting - Professor Salvatore Babones, Associate Professor, Globalisation, University of Sydney

25 Nov Lunch Meeting - Members Lunch

02 Dec Lunch Meeting - Greg Moriarty, Secretary of Defence, Department of Defence Australia, Australia's former Ambassador to the Republics of Indonesia and Iran

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SIR JOHN REID COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Lunch Meeting: Wednesday, 4 November 

Awarding:  Sir John Reid Community Service Award

Chairman:  Cynthia Edgell

Registration:  https://www.trybooking.com/BMMXN

Time:  1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

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PETER HANLON

Our Honorary Treasurer, Peter Hanlon provided us with an overview of Rotary Melbourne performance and financial position to 30 June, 2020.  The Board of Rotary Melbourne as the Trustees of our 2 charitable funds approved the annual financial statements and related matters earlier this month. These accounts will be tabled for adoption by the members at the AGM on 18 November.

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TIM CONOLAN

Terrific presentation from Tim Conolan who shared his Rotary journey so far and his involvement in the Happy as Larry Lunch. His video presentation from Tim's not for profit organisation: TLC for Kids Inc. can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/274820448.

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YIDAN XI

One of our newer Members, Yidan Xi contributed beautifully to last week's Members' Meeting.  Yidan has been a stalwart of Rotary Melbourne even prior to induction with her position at Chateau Yering, she organised the main prize in our Rotary International Women's Day Breakfast this year.

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CAROL BOND

Dr Carol Bond was inducted at last week's meeting.  Welcome Carol, we look forward to working alongside you at Rotary Melbourne and even more, we look forward to actually meeting you personally.

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WHO ARE THE GREAT DEBATERS?

Who are the brainpowers behind The Great Debate?  What experience do they bring to the table? Ensure you join The Great Debate and register here:  https://events.humanitix.com/the-great-rotary-debate-2020-rotary-melbourne

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NORMAN TARALRUD-BAY

Norman Taralrud-Bay was awarded a Multiple Ruby Paul Harris at last week's meeting.  Congratulations Norman.

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CHRIS SOTIROPOULOS

Chris Sotiropoulos made an outstanding contribution to our Member's Meeting describing his Rotary Melbourne journey and incorporation of Rotary into both his professional and personal life.

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NOVEMBER MEMBERSHIP EVENT

Membership Team's 16 November event will be "Positive Energy for a Better World".  Guest Speakers: Susan Morrice (Pictured. International Speaker (USA), Stephanie Woollard and Serena Low with Richard Dent as MC.  Positive_Energy_Flyer.pdf  Register: https://bit.ly/2GiASUm

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DR IDA WHITEMAN - GLOBAL SCHOLAR

Thanks Bob Fels for providing some insight into a marvellous Global Post Graduate Scholar - Dr Ida Whiteman.

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COLOUR YOUR WORLD

This lovely contribution Colour Your World is another item from the newly created Environment Sustainability Rotary Action Group.  Supporting the environment became Rotary's seventh area of focus in 2020. Categories of service activities supported by global grants include peacebuilding/conflict prevention; disease prevention/treatment; water, sanitation, and hygiene; maternal/child health; basic education/literacy; and community economic development.

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MIRRORS HELPING TO END TRACHOMA

Rotary is working to End Trachoma in all different forms.  For example, many indigenous people do not have access to a mirror.  The point of providing a mirror?

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BRIEF PICTORIAL HISTORY OF POLIO

Editor has collated some screenshots of the WHO video of the history of Polio, with acknowledgement of Rotary International's commitment to End Polio.

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BRIEF HISTORY OF VENTILATION

October 24 was World Polio Day.  Editor is sharing an article from The Age, 25.10.20 describing a brief history of ventilation from 1732 through to the years of the polio epidemic to COVID 2020.  I shall always remember the shock of visiting my friend from primary school and seeing her enveloped in an iron lung in hospital.  

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COLOUR YOUR WORLD

This lovely contribution Colour Your World from Peter Berg, Yidan Xi and Ari Talantis is another item from the newly created Environment Sustainability Rotary Action Group.  Supporting the environment became Rotary's seventh area of focus in 2020. Categories of service activities supported by global grants include peacebuilding/conflict prevention; disease prevention/treatment; water, sanitation, and hygiene; maternal/child health; basic education/literacy; and community economic development.

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BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS in ROTARY EVENT

You are invited to our next Rotary Melbourne event:  "Business and Professional Connections in Rotary". Picture shows one of our three presenters: Sandra Hills OAM.

Date: Friday, 30 October, 2020

Time: 2.00 - 3.00 (AEST) 

Booking Registration:   (Online Zoom) https://bit.ly/36byzx1

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ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE & SPIRIT BREAKFAST

District Governor Philip Archer has extended an invitation to Members and friends who would like to attend the next Rotary District 9800 Breakfast on Wednesday, 28 October at 7.00 am.

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