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COMMANDER STUART BATESON, VICTORIA POLICE

TOPIC: "Modern Policing in Victoria"

CHAIRPERSON:  Rob Fels

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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION MONTH

Thanks Peter Addison for photo of the Barra Water and Sanitation Project for Rotary International Foundation Month.

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UPDATE: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY BREAKFAST

Our International Women's Day Committee has confirmed some high profile professionals who have generously agreed to provide their time and expertise at our Breakfast on 7 March, 2019.

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THANK YOU TO 'AROUND THE BAY' TEAM

Last week's meeting, Anton Leschen, General Manager, Smith Family was thrilled to receive a cheque for $20,455 on behalf of the Smith Family.  This was raised by the outstanding efforts of our 'Around the Bay' 2018 Team of riders and volunteers.  

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ROBERT PRADOLIN

'Did you know that Australian Super funds have invested several billion dollars in Housing Americans. Not one cent in Australians'  quoted our guest speaker Robert Pradolin seen here with Chairman Richard Parker.

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NEW MEMBER?

Congratulations to Celina Yu and partner Jack on the birth of their little son Eden.  Celina says Eden was born weighing 2.7kg a little bit small but is growing quickly and changing every day.  Hopefully, a new Member for us too?

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EMDR WORKING WITH REFUGEES

Thank you to Pamela Brown for initiating the highly successful formal training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) by Dr Derek Farrell to therapists working with traumatised refugees.   

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WORLD SANITATION

Thank you Quin for sending the sobering details on the crisis in World Sanitation. There is so much for us to do.

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ROTARY 'HANDS ON DEVELOPMENT' TOUR to NEPAL

Stephanie Woollard and Seven Women invite all Members and Friends on a 10-day Rotary ‘Hands on Development’ Cultural Immersion to Nepal 2019. sevenwomen-group-rotary-2019.pdf

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ROBERT PRADOLIN

Speaker:  Robert Pradolin, Property Developer and Founding Board Member, Housing All Australians

Topic:  "Housing for all Australians, rich or poor, should be considered fundamental economic infrastructure for Australia. Just like roads, hospitals or schools"

Chairperson:  Richard Parker

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR ROBERT M (BOB) COOK AM

One of our favourites - Bob celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday 12th November.   Seen here with President Robert about to eat the cake!  Or maybe hearty singing?

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PUBLIC LECTURE AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

The Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard QC invite members of the public to attend a free public lecture at Government House, Melbourne on Monday 10 December 2018.  The topic:  "The Current Major Challenges in Global Health: Innovative Solutions from Victorian Scientists".

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INVITATION from SURESH MARCANDAN - MALAYSIA

Photo from last week's meeting,  shows the exchanging of banners between President Robert and Suresh Marcandan, Kuala Lumpur Diraja, Malaysia.  Note in "Read More" - Suresh's very generous offer to all of us who might be visiting Malaysia.

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HUGH GIVES AN UPDATE ON 2023

As we all know by now Melbourne is bidding for the 2023 RI Convention.   Melbourne and London are the two finalists.  Hugh Bucknall, Chair of the Club’s R100 Committee, provided us with a snapshot of the meticulous organisation created for the recent visit from the RI Selection Panel.  Our special thanks to Hugh, Phil Endersbee, Kevin Sheehan and Jason Balkin at Melbourne Convention Centre for their exceptional efforts!

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NOVEMBER - ROTARY FOUNDATION MONTH

A double reminder: This month is our Rotary International Foundation Month and bring in your End Polio lolly jars!

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INVITATION FROM ROTARY MELBOURNE SOUTH

Our Club has received the following workshop invitation from Melbourne South Rotary.  The invitation describes how they are seen as "People of Action! Standing for diversity in our community".  Photo is taken from an earlier event attended by Rotary Prahran.

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SALLY CAPP, LORD MAYOR of MELBOURNE

It was a well-attended,  wonderful lunch meeting when Sally Capp, provided some insights to her role as Lord Mayor of Melbourne.   A special note of appreciation to Chairman, John Allen in his polished and memorised bio to Members and Guests.  Well done John.

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PAUL HARRIS SOCIETY AWARDEE

President Robert with Humanitarian of the Year - Ruth Carlos Martinez at the recent Paul Harris Society Awards.

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Chanti Bou is seen here with Sally Capp and Manuela Rathey, Chanti's Guest.

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HAPPY 98th BIRTHDAY LAWTON

Thank you President Robert for the marvellous photo of Members of Balwyn Group celebrating Lawton Cooke's 98th birthday last Thursday at Hawthorn Grange.  Singing 'Happy Birthday' are (l to r) Ken Badenoch, David Richards, Esme and PP John Edmonds, Kelton Dennis, Robert Fisher, Rob Helme and Alan Coleman.

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PEACE FELLOW UPDATE from NEW GUINEA

Thank you Rob Helme for an update on field work performed in the Southern Highlands and Hela Province of Papua New Guinea by Peace Fellow Anggia Burchill, Gender and Protection Specialist, UNWOMEN, Papua New Guinea.

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FESTIVE WINE OFFER FOR 2018

There is a fantastic selection of wines for our annual wine offer.  Please complete the attached Order Form and return to Jo ASAP!  Don't delay your order and delivery instructions as you could miss out!  Wine_Flyer_2018__1.pdf

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SALLY CAPP, OUR NEW HONORARY MEMBER

Continuing a long time tradition in our Club, President Robert had great pleasure in conferring Honorary Membership on Lord Mayor Sally Capp for her term of office as Lord Mayor of Melbourne. The values and commitment to community and service are aligned in both Rotary and the office of the Lord Mayor.    

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ROTARY 2019 MULTI-DISTRICT CONFERENCE - EARLY BIRD OFFER

Rotary 2019 Multi-district Conference - Early Bird offer Expires on 30 November 2018.

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BOOK NOW:

On-to-Conference: The Tradition continues Tuesday to Friday, 12-15 February, 2019.  Read on for the fantastic schedule of events dosed with food and wine - plus friendship and fun (at no cost!) Photo shows previous merry travellers.

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