Are you aware of the activity that occurs in our Rotary Melbourne social media on a daily basis with updates and latest news read by thousands of Rotarians and the public, all generated by our Social Media/Webmaster Ari Talantis? You may not follow social media, but it is important to know that behind the scenes, Rotary Melbourne is being showcased around the world.
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 – Lunch Meeting – Online Only
Topic Monthly Members Lunch including a Centenary Peace Presentation
Time 12.50 for 13.00-14.00
Venue Online via ZOOM only
Topic: A must not miss! Members lunch with a very special Centenary Peace presentation from our friends and colleagues from France. You will be taken on a sojourn to France, via a beautifully curated video from France Australia ICC members, and of RC Amiens, RC Amiens Valle de Somme and RC Amiens 3 Valles. A very special and moving acknowledgement and appreciation of the ANZACS and Sir John Monash (our 2nd President) and to enduring friendship.
If you know someone that has an interest in the ANZACS and General Sir John Monash why not invite them to this free online lunch.
The Rotary Showcase is an inspiring promotion of our District’s Signature Projects in each Avenue of Service: Youth, Vocational Service, International Service, Community Service and the Rotary Foundation.
The Rotary Showcase will also allow you to view the main "Virtual Victoria" conference on large screens at the Convention Centre.
Meetings and events coming up for our active and vibrant Centenarian Club:
Speaker: Jeroen Weimar, Commander, COVID-19 Response Department of Health
Speaker: Professor (Dr) Anoop Swarup, Chairman Centre for Global Nonkilling
Topic: 'The Nonkilling Paradigm, Are Nonkilling Societies Possible?'
Speaker: Young Achievers Award 2021
Last year, during lockdown, Deakin University selected our Rotary SAFE Families Program for the Work Integrated Learning students in the Faculty of Arts & Education. Editor worked with them and their assessment report was truly inspirational and many of their suggestions are incorporated in our Rotary SAFE Families Program. Following is an item from Mary Barry.
Facebook was alive with individual Members and Friends of Rotary Melbourne showing excerpts from our Rotary 100 Year Luncheon online. This is just one of them from our Brazilian great friend of Rotary Melbourne, Manoel Marques (in pic. with RIPP Ian Riseley): https://www.facebook.com/
Photos show a snapshot of our inspirational Peace Symposium, with appreciative acknowledgement to our Rob Helme, Murray Verso and the organising team of volunteers including Rotary Melbourne's Mark Pinoli, Ari Talantis, Richard Dent, Tilman Ruff, Nina Hunter, Dorothy Gilmour, Bob Fels, Reg Smith, Kevin Sheehan and Rob McGuirk.
Trevor Nink and Jim Orchard have made a decision about the planned Around the Bay Picnic to be held on Saturday, 1 May. Due to the Multi District Conference on May 1 and some other Rotary activities, the Picnic is postponed till another time later in the year. Apologies to those who have planned for the picnic. We'll make another date.
Sandra Hills, CEO Benetas has shared the following with our Health and Ageing Committee: "At Benetas, we are very lucky to have access to leading experts about the medical and practical implications of the COVID-19 vaccine and the roll-out of the program."
28 Apr Lunch Meeting Members Lunch including a Centenary Presentation by Rotary Amiens, France - @online only
2 May Around the Bay – Picnic at Albert Park Lake
RSVP: Trevor Nink 0404 084 283 / Jim Orchard 0452 639 329
So many fantastic presenters, topical issues - We should feel very proud of this Rotary 100 Centenary Event and register (if you haven't aready). Please note: if you register, you are then provided with the online event which can be viewed another time whenever convenient. You must book though for access!
Peter Hollingworth's dear wife Ann died last week. For those who would like to attend the Thanksgiving Service and our Centenary Luncheon, please register with Jo Mavros who is organising for the online service to be viewed in our two Rotary Meeting Rooms in our office at 11.00 am on Wednesday, 21 April prior to gathering for lunch at the Softel, 11.45 am.