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