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Rotary Adelaide Centenary

On 24th August 1923, members of the Rotary Club of Melbourne set up a meeting of prominent South Australians to form the Rotary Club of Adelaide. Past President Adrian flew to Adelaide last week to celebrate their centenary with them at the iconic Adelaide Oval.

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Angus Mitchell Oration - Hon John Howard OM AC

Topic 'Global Leadership'

Time/Date 12.30pm-2.00pm Wednesday 30 August 23

Location Level 1 Ballroom Sofitel

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Monash Medal published in Latrobe Valley Express

Richard Elkington the 2023 Monash Medal recipient has provided a copy of an article from the Latrobe Valley Express this week.      

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Keith Ryan, Executive Director – Victoria – Housing Industry Association

Topic ‘Will My Builder Finish My House? Yes They Will But Talk To Them.’

Time/Date Wednesday 23 August 23 @ 12.30pm-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-23-aug

Chairman Kelton Dennis       

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District 9800 Governor Ron Payne - Official Visit

Date/Time Wed, 16 Aug'23 @ 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotarymelb-16-aug             

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Our Assisting Homelessness project had a big Monday

On  Monday 7 August 23, our Make A House a Home project (MAHAH) delivered 15 sets (30 tea-chest boxes) of new homeware to Launch Housing’s front line offices in Dandenong and St Kilda.        

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0808 Battle of Amiens 2023 Ceremony at the Shrine

A number of Rotary Melbourne members attended the 0808@0800 service at the Shrine on Tuesday 8 August 23. The service commemorated the 105th Anniversary of the Australian Victory at the Battle of Amiens, 8 August 1918 by the Australian Army Corps led by Sir John Monash, Lieutenant-General, Commander. Australian Corps.     

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Speaker: Prof. Elaine Saunders, Biomedical Engineer, Audiological Scientist

Topic: 'Hearing loss: more of a problem than we thought'

Date/Time Wednesday 2 August 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-2-aug       

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Speaker Dr Rod Irwin, CEO, Author, Speaker, Founder, Get Wired for Success P/L

Topic: 'How to Wire Your Brain for Success'

Date/Time Wednesday 26 July 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-26july       

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Speaker Dr Sonja Hood, CEO Community Hubs Australia, President North Melbourne Football Club

Topic: 'Building Bridges through empowering Communities with the Spirit of Football'

Date/Time Wednesday 19 July 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Chairman Quin Scalzo

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-19-july         

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Our Newest Paul Harris Fellow - Amanda Wendt

At the Rotary Melbourne meeting on 28 June 23 we witnessed the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow 3 Sapphire Award to Amanda Wendt. We congratulate Amanda on her year as District Governor and thank her and the 2022/23 leadership team for inspiring our district with unlimited enthusiasm, and demonstrating commitment to Service Above Self.

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Forth Bridge Award 2022-23 - Mary Barry

The Forth Bridge Award for 2022-23, is well-deserved by Mary Barry.  Mary's award was for her contribution to the Rotary International Convention as Chair of the Host Organising Committee. Congratulations Mary.  

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David Wittner Mentoring Award – Chris Wang

Congratulations to Chris Wang who received this year's David Wittner Mentoring Award for his outstanding work in Rotary Melbourne in many areas including mentoring.    

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Our Newest Paul Harris Fellow - Jim Orchard

At the Rotary Melbourne meeting on 21 June 23 we witnessed the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow 4 Sapphire Award to Jim Orchard 'in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world'. Congratulations Jim.        

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Education stalwart honoured by AM award

Rotary Melbourne Club’s Past President Dr Peter Rogers was one of the first students who attended Monash University’s campus in 1961 when its buildings were surrounded by paddocks. An article appeared recently in the North West City News on Peter.     

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King's Birthday Honours 2023

Congratulations to our club's King's Birthday Honours recipients announced 12th June 2023!

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Our Newest Paul Harris Fellow - Robert McGuirk

At the Rotary Melburne meeting on 7 June 23 we witnessed the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow Award to Robert McGuirk in recognition of Robert’s dedicated efforts over several years to deliver the Peace Bells to be installed in the Rotary Melbourne Peace Park and the End Trachoma Project. Congratulations Robert.        

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17th IFTR World Tennis Championships

The 17th ITFR World Championships were held at Melbourne Park over 4 days immediately prior to the Rotary International Convention.
Rotary Melbourne were the organisers for the event, with Brenton Whittenbury from RC Adelaide as tournament director.      

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Speakers Ian Hamm, Chairperson First Nations Foundation

Topic: 'The Voice'

Date/Time Wednesday 7 June 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melbourne-7june         

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Marvellous Melbourne Cocktail Party Great Success - Stats

From all reports the Rotary Melbourne Marvellous Melbourne Cocktail Party, held on Sunday 28 May 23, was a great success. The event celebrated Rotary Melbourne's special relationship with clubs across the world. Read the Interesting Stats of the Clubs represented at the event.            

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Big Difference - FORaMEAL

Volunteers from across Melbourne - with supervision from Rotary Melbourne club members - on Saturday 27 May 23 had hands on experience in this incredible Rotary project, packing over 100,000 meals for emergency relief around the world, including Ukraine πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Syria πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡Ύ Turkey πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡·.       

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Rotary Melbourne Floral bed goes viral

The images of the Rotary Melbourne Floral bed Facebook post went viral this week
The sun is out,
The sky is blue,
Our Rotary flower bed
Is waiting for you!
Our international Rotary friends start to arrive in Melbourne this week!       

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End Polio Walk 26 May 23

Hundreds participated in the End Polio Walk last Friday 26 May. They walker past our Rotary Flower Bed, ending up at the Rotary Melbourne Peace Park.    

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Meeting with Lord Mayor Sally Cappy & Rotary Club of Osaka

Rotary Melbourne hosted a private meeting on Friday 26 May 23 with Lord Mayor Sally Capp for our sister club the Rotary Club of Osaka - sister city of City of Melbourne - during the Rotary International Convention in Melbourne.

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Launch of the Peace Bells

The Peace Bells are ringing! πŸ”” Officially opened on Wednesday 24 May 2023 at Rotary Melbourne Peace Park with Lord Mayor Sally CappNobel Prize Peace Laureate Tilman Ruff, designer Neil McLachlan, Rotary Melbourne President Adrian Nelson, and Project Leader Rob McGuirk. An historic day for peace and Rotary in Melbourne. 

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