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ROTARY VOICES - GECAF NEW BLOG POST

Thank you Chris Wang for providing this item which now appears on the "Rotary Voices" Blog Site.

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OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

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OUR GOVERNOR GENERAL'S CONGRATULATIONS

It was another highlight of our Rotary 100 Year Centenary luncheon to have a letter of commendation from our Australian Governor General, His Excellency General the Hon. David Hurley and his wife Linda.

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CENTENARY PEACE PRESENTATION from FRANCE

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

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rc-melbourne-weekly-meeting-28th-april

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.

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BREAKOUT SESSION MULTI DISTRICT CONFERENCE

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.

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LOOK AT WHAT'S AHEAD!

Meetings and events coming up for our active and vibrant Centenarian Club:

Wed., 5 May 2021, 12.30 for 12.50-1400 - Lunch - In person at No 35 Sofitel

Speaker: Jeroen Weimar, Commander, COVID-19 Response Department of Health  

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rc-melbourne-weekly-meeting-5th-may-2021  

Wed., 12 May 2021, 18.00-19.00 - Evening Meeting - ZOOM online

Speaker: Professor (Dr) Anoop Swarup, Chairman Centre for Global Nonkilling

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melbourne-weekly-meeting-12th-may 

Topic:  'The Nonkilling Paradigm, Are Nonkilling Societies Possible?'

Wed., 19 May, 12.30 for 12.50-1400 - Lunch - In person at No 35 Sofitel

Speaker: Young Achievers Award 2021

Registration:

https://events.humanitix.com/rc-melbourne-weekly-meeting-19th-may-2021

SAVE THE DATE:

  • 16th June Thomas Baker Oration 2021 - Prof Margaret Gardner AC, VC of Monash University @ Sofitel
  • 30th June RC Melbourne President's Changeover Lunch @ Sofitel 

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DEAKIN UNIVERSITY STUDENT'S THANKS

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.

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SHORT VIDEO FOUND ON FACEBOOK

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/123658391110164/posts/2102130859929564/

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QUINTO ONLINE - SUPERB PRESENTATION

Our PP Quin Scalzo brought our Rotary Melbourne 100 Year Centenary to life early Wednesday morning as a guest of "McLaren Overnight & Wake Up Australia".

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ROTARY CLUBS CELEBRATE WITH US

Many Rotary Clubs celebrated our Rotary Melbourne's 100 Year Centenary as they welcomed the 100th Anniversary of Rotary in Australia on April 21. 

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A LOOK AT THE PEACE SYMPOSIUM

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.

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GUESS WHO WON THIS GAME?

Rotary Melbourne had three teams of four playing under the banner of our Rotary club at the Sorrento Rotary charity golf day, last week at Sorrento Golf club. There could only be one team of winners. Winners are the grinners! 

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OUR PICNIC - POSTPONED

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.

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PEACE SYMPOSIUM REFLECTION

The following is an outstanding reflection from Robert Fisher after his viewing of the Peace Symposium workshop: "Humanitarianism and People of Action".

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VALE ANN HOLLINGWORTH

Our thoughts and love go to Peter Hollingworth and his family, in the sad loss of dear Ann.  Funeral arrangements are overleaf.

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MAKE a HOUSE a HOME UPDATE

Richard Parker reported that all was going well with the homelessness program. Pic shows volunteers unpacking boxes from Richard's sheep trailer as the sheep (out of picture) waited patiently to step back on!

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BENETAS PERSPECTIVE OF VACCINATIONS

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."

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ROTARIANS AGAINST MALARIA - FUN RUN

The World Malaria Awareness Day is 30 April. Read more how you might like to participate in a the RAM Australia "Fun Run" OR "Walk" ... that sounds more like it!  You selecte your time around 30 April for this.

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98 YEARS OF ROTARY SERVICE

Jo Mavros received the following letter last week from Rotary Mt Waverley's PP Peter Norman, PHF OAM which conveys his amazing family history involvement in Rotary Melbourne.

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TRAUMA RECOVERY TEAM 'OUT & ABOUT'

Terrific report from the Trauma Recovery Team lead by VP Pam Brown.

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AUSTEN SAYS:

At last week's meeting, Austen Burleigh provided an "off the cuff" witty and inspirational vote of thanks to Karen James, CEO Business for Development. You can view the entire meeting: https://youtu.be/j-qctY4vwuw

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LOOK AT WHAT'S AHEAD!

28 Apr Lunch Meeting Members Lunch including a Centenary Presentation by Rotary Amiens, France - @online only

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rc-melbourne-weekly-meeting-28th-april

 

2 May Around the Bay – Picnic at Albert Park Lake

RSVP: Trevor Nink 0404 084 283 / Jim Orchard 0452 639 329

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2 DAYS LEFT TILL THIS EVENT

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!

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MEET A NEW HONORARY MEMBER

We welcome Junji Shimada, Consul General of Japan, in Melbourne who will be joining us as an Honorary Member.

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VALE - ANN HOLLINGWORTH

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.

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