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EXCITING RAFFLE FUNDRAISER JUST LAUNCHED!

One of the three major projects running up to the our Centenary Year is ‘Give Every Child a Future’ – working with UNICEF and other Rotary Clubs in Australia and NZ to immunise 100,000 children in nine Pacific nations against three life threatening diseases. We are this week launching our Special Fundraising Raffle.

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ANNUAL ARTS COMMITTEE WALK

VP Barbara is organising this year’s Arts Committee Architecture Walk for Friday, 22 March. Brochures will be organised but in the meantime: "Save the Date".   This year we shall be doing a "walk around the block" followed by dinner.

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NINE NEWS SHOWCASED OUR CONVENTION 2023

If you missed this week's fantastic cover on Channel Nine News of Melbourne's successful bid for Convention 2023, it has been uploaded to our website with the link:

https://rotaryclubofmelbourne.org.au/news/33039/2023-rotary-internationai-convention-news-volunteering-click-here/?type_fr=720

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ROTARY 100 SHOWCASE REFLECTIONS

Under the innovative guidance of Hugh Bucknall our R100 Champion,  we showcased Rotary 100 Australasia to more than 1,000 Rotarians at last week's Multi District Conference.

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ENDING HOMELESSNESS FORUM

Summary of the Ending Homelessness forum, by Marion Macleod, which was facilitated at the Multi District Conference 2019.  This forum was outstanding and generated much discussion and interest.

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MORE OTC

These Rotarians and partners required rounding up to facilitate removal from the Burra Brewery.

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MULTI DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2019

"The District Conference was full of inspiration and inspiration on a grand scale which appeared to resonate very well with the 1500 or so Rotarians and guests. The effort put in by our Club in creating and delivering our multiple booths paid dividends given the level of discussion that R100, End Trachoma and RI Convention volunteering generated." Thanks PE Kevin.

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PLANNING A CRUISE IN MARCH 2019

A message from Bev Brock…. ”I have a gift voucher for 241 which is company that books cruises all over the world on all Cruise lines. The voucher enables the holder to select any cruise they like on any of the lines they operate with for two people to sail for the price of one of the normal fare price.

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BOOKINGS CLOSE NEXT WEEK!

Members please note that bookings close next week for you and your guests to be part of our Rotary International Women's Day Breakfast!  Last chance ..... Don't dawdle!

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RENATA BERNARDE

Meet our new Member Renata Bernarde who was inducted late last year.  We look forward to welcoming her to Rotary Melbourne as we offer her our hand of friendship.

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VALE SIMON PRICE

Reg Smith received very sad news of our dear Rotary friend Simon Price passing away yesterday morning.  If you wish to attend Simon’s funeral, please note it will be held at 2pm on Tuesday 26 February at St James  Church, cnr. High Street & Burke Road, Glen Iris.  

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OTC FINAL DINNER

PE Kevin has provided this fabulous photo of the view from Helen and Clive Week's beautiful Queens Road apartment.  Huge thanks to them both for their terrific hospitality sharing their home with the noisy, excitable OTC group of revellers.

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ANTHONY McCLARAN, CEO, TEQSA

Thank you to Jane Munro, our Chairperson at last week's meeting for the following summary of Anthony McClaran's marvellous presentation.

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ROB McGUIRK - PRESIDENT -INTERNATIONAL HOSTELLING

Thanks again to VP Trevor on his summary of Rob McGuirk's presentation at Multi District Peace Forum:  "Rob gave a very stimulating comparison of the functioning of Hostelling International and Rotary. Hostels open up dialogue between guests of diverse age, race, gender and religion which facilitates goodwill that is also an important area of focus for Rotary.:

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ON TO CONFERENCE

There is a well known saying:  "What happens O T C ..... Remains O T C!"   However,  I have received some photos that possibly convey some happenings pictorially!  Photo shows President Robert steadying himself from falling into the huge vat of alcohol ..... You can make up your own mind what he is holding?

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PEACE SUMMIT REPORT

VP Trevor Nink has provided Bulletin with some thoughts on the Multi District Peace Forum:  "A Professor Tillman Ruff gave a very powerful presentation on the risks of nuclear war and the need for disarmament last Friday at the Multi District Peace Forum. He received a standing ovation from the audience. It looks like the Angus Mitchell Oration will be a great event on Wednesday!" 

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ANGUS MITCHELL ORATION

Members note Wednesday's lunch meeting is the 49th Angus Mitchell Oration by Dr Tilman Ruff AM, Nobel Peace Laureate.  This is going to be a brilliant lunch meeting.  Bookings must be made with Jo please.

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SPECIAL FUNDRAISER

Vaccinating Pacific Island Children   Did you know that 1 in 18 children die before their 5th birthday in Kiribati.  Read on to know about how this can be a "win-win" for the children and us.

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FOOTY TIPPING COMPETITION 2019 LAUNCH

The 2019 AFL Footy Tipping Competition is about to get underway. Thank you for your support in previous years. Together with our supporter friends outside the Club we hope to raise $3,000 for the community and charitable activities of our Club.

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PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS

This week we congratulate Peter Rogers and Tony Greenwood on being named Paul Harris Fellows on 6 February.  Peter with 5 Sapphire and Tony with 3 Sapphire Paul Harris Awards.  Rotary Melbourne appreciates both for their continual time, commitment and outstanding efforts.

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Footy Tipping Competition, 2019

Bruce Davidson, RCM Football Tipping Organiser can be contacted on:

Mob: 0417 552 893, Email: bjdavidson@netspace.net.au 

Details about the RCM 2019 Footy Tipping Competition can be found in the flyer, RCM_2019_Footy_Tipping_Competition.pdf

Link to the Competition is www.footytipping.net.au/rotarymelb 

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VICE PRESIDENT BARBARA

President Robert apologises for being "away" this week's meeting.  On To Conference has beckoned him but VP Barbara will step in ..... thanks Barbara!

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PAUL HARRIS FELLOW - PETER DAVIS

Congratulations to Peter Davis in being named a Paul Harris Fellow.  Peter is admired by our Members for his dedication and "Service Above Self" and received great applause at last week's meeting.   

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JENNIFER BATROUNEY QC - PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

President Robert is seen here reading the special citation of Jennifer Batrouney QC when he named her a Paul Harris Fellow (Non Member) at our luncheon meeting on 6 February.  Jennifer was one of four Paul Harris Fellows acknowledged for her commitment and support to our Club.

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