Our Hon Member Japanese Consul-General Kazuyoshi Matsunaga opened the Ueda Shogen Exhibition on Wednesday – It is open till 19 October in the 101 Collins Street foyer and President Robert suggests "well worth a visit". Painting by Japanese artist influenced by his time in Tanzania.
Topic: “Mental health in Australia: The Good, the Bad, and the Frustrating”
Chairman: Mark Pinoli
Our Victorian Electoral Commissioner, Warwick Gately delivered a most interesting presentation regarding his own career transition from the Royal Australian Navy joining the WA Electoral Commission in 2003; and subsequent appointment to the Victorian Electoral Commission in 2013.
Do you know of somebody with a disability? Do they provide outstanding support to others with disability? Are they a community leader or involved in a community group? Do you have a relationship with a local organisation that supports people
with disability who may want to nominate somebody for Shine On?
This year, our Club and Rotary Brighton North sponsored the highly successful 7th International Women's Day Breakfast for the first time. The March, 2019 could easily raise more than this year's $30,000 but we need more Members support right now to be able to attract 1,200 men and women to attend this showcasing of Rotary and increase donations.
The Rotary Club of Melbourne Community Foundation Committee, chaired by Sue McDonald is very pleased to provide Members with an updated, simple to use model to encourage you to become Special Friends of Rotary Melbourne. Foundation_Flyer_Final_5.10.
Jennifer Watt, GM, Commercial Operations & Partnerships, MCC is seen here with Peter Jones providing many 'fascinating' stories about the MCC which included the ways that management attempt to clear the skies of birds and a ghastly "Flush" story from Peter. Unfortunately not a tall tale!
Rotary Prahran's PP Susie Cole is promoting a walking event on Sunday, 18 November which all Members are welcome. "Prance in the Park" invites us to sponsor a Prince, Princess or favourite Punk, push, walk, run 5 kms. around Albert Park Lake to support the End Polio campaign. https://endpolioprance.raiseley.com
As you are aware, four of Victoria’s Rotary Districts have combined to stage the Multi-District Conference between 15 and 17 February, 2019 at the Melbourne Convention Centre. This is a full month earlier than this year’s Conference and is less than 5 months away so the Early Bird Offer is a great option.
Typhoon Mangkhut, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ompong, was a strong typhoon which struck the Northern Philippines islands on 14 September 2018 with disastrous flooding. Thanks to Bob Glindemann, Ruth Carlos Martinez and Members, a call to action was undertaken successfully.