September 19 – This Chiropractic Life

Our guest speakers will be Carolyn & Luke Bastian.   The Club has welcomed the Bastian family back to Rotary membership - through the membership of their business 'Chiropractic Life' and the involvement of Luke, Carolyn - and of course Perry. We will hear from Luke and Carolyn and gain a better appreciation of their … Continue reading September 19 – This Chiropractic Life

September 26 – Vocational Service

Greg King - District Vocational Service Chair Greg King joined The Rotary Club of Doncaster in November 2009. He was President of his club in 2016 and then transferred to the Rotary Club of Manningham in 2018. Greg’s connection with Rotary stretches way back to 1976 when he spent a year in the USA as … Continue reading September 26 – Vocational Service

October 3 – We meet, we share

The planning of our activities in our community is key to our ability to inspire our community, and for us to make a difference in our community. As the year clicks into the second quarter we will invest ourselves in taking stock of our accomplishments to date, and validate the plans for the next part … Continue reading October 3 – We meet, we share

October 10 My Health Record

My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information.  When you have a My Health Record, your health information can be viewed securely online, from anywhere, at any time -- even if you move travel interstate.  You can access your heath information and you can designate those who are authorised to view … Continue reading October 10 My Health Record

Die Baseballspierlerin

August 29, 2018 An insight into the world of Jamie Bastian as she shares with us a published article: Jamie, du lebst in Australien und verbringst gerade ein Jahr in der Schweiz. Was hat dich hierhin gebracht? I’m on an exchange Year in Switzerland, I had choices to go to other countries in Europe, Brazil … Continue reading Die Baseballspierlerin

Imagine – Rotary with no meeting travel!

Wednesday, August 29 - e-Club of Melbourne - Gabe Hau - Club President Gabe Hau, President of the e-Club of Melbourne shared with us a presentation on the dynamics of an e-Club. The benefits: There is less travel - as meetings are held as a dial in - with visuals if you chose to use … Continue reading Imagine – Rotary with no meeting travel!

Jamie writes, from Switzerland

Looking back on July, 2018 Boy oh boy, an action-packed July it was indeed! It began by saying farewell to my oldie Rafeala, I waved her goodbye from the airport and was definitely a struggle, but had many other friends there feeling the same way.    Visited the Biel\Bienne lake swimming and mucking around the whole … Continue reading Jamie writes, from Switzerland

Conversations @ Templestowe

Wednesday August 22, 2018 Anya Murray & Thomas Dawe All These Creatures - Palme d'Or Short feature film award 2018 With a focus on metal health, public education and challenged to make mental health a topic as conversational as any of our physical afflictions, Anya & Thomas provided a brief to the film maker.  The … Continue reading Conversations @ Templestowe

The magic of matched funds

The power of matched funding is well demonstrated in our efforts to eradicate Polio.  A partnership between Rotary International and The Gates Foundation means that donations, multiply quickly. We recently forwarded a contribution to The Rotary Foundation, and received the following response: On behalf of the Global Polio Eradication Effort thank you for your club’s … Continue reading The magic of matched funds

Youth speaks and we listen!

Wednesday August 15, 2018 It was easy to be overwhelmed with the confidence and competence of presentations we enjoyed. Our Rotary Youth Exchange Student - Lea gave a short introduction to herself and the life that she calls "home".  We learned: Switzerland (Lea's home) is 186 times smaller than Australia! She comes from a small … Continue reading Youth speaks and we listen!

A thank you…

Following the presentations from our speakers on August 15 (all of whom are still at school) we received the following note: Thank you once again Trevor for inviting us to one of your meetings and for making us feel so welcome.  We thoroughly enjoyed the evening and hearing all the wonderful work the Rotary Club … Continue reading A thank you…

September 5 – We will be Inspired

Wednesday September 5, 2018 An important date in the life of our club is the annual opportunity to examine the annual focus in the light of the activities of our club, in our community.  Russell Gurney, who this year serves our District as the District Governor, together with Shelley Gurney, will be our key note … Continue reading September 5 – We will be Inspired

September 12 – Up there Cazaly…

Wednesday September 12 As the football season draws to an end, we celebrate the winners of our season long footy tipping competition - Guest speaker for the evening is Gareth Andrews - promoting the Life Again Foundation which aims to inspire men to be their best. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Doncaster, and joining … Continue reading September 12 – Up there Cazaly…

Three voices who are changing the world

Wednesday August 15, 2018 Three powerful presentations recapping the success of the Primary Schools' Speech Competition: David (St Charles Borromeo, Templestowe):  "What is the best scientific invention ever". Spoke confidently on Electricity, with no notes! Zahra (Serpells Primary, Templestowe): "If I could change one thing in the world".  A powerful speech on Bullying, and encouraging us … Continue reading Three voices who are changing the world

Is it my turn, yet?

Special reminder for the members of our club. The weekly duty roster is published on our web site. Here's the link for you to check whether you have a responsibility on any of the upcoming events. We each take the responsibility to find an alternate if you find you are not able to fulfill your … Continue reading Is it my turn, yet?

47% of the way….

Regular readers will recall that we have set our target for funds to be raised for the Shade Sail Project for the Bulleen Heights School. Success with the Bendigo Community Bank Grants program has delivered a further $8,000 to our fundraising efforts A focused project this year will be our support for Bulleen Heights School.  … Continue reading 47% of the way….

A conversation with Aveo…

Wednesday August 8 We heard from Murray Wilson and Katherine Leonardos from the Aveo Retirement Village Group. Murray is Group Communities Manager and Katherine is Territory Sales Manager at Aveo Freedom Aged Care. Murray was also a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Rowville Lysterfield, and is currently Vice President. Katherine and Murray shared … Continue reading A conversation with Aveo…

An inspiring (and busy) week

  It has been a busy week for members of the club; with Brian and Brian representing us at the Friday District Membership seminar;  thirty two members and partners attending our first fellowship event of the year, and the club manning the barbecue for Days For Girls on Sunday at lunchtime. Friday District Membership Seminar: … Continue reading An inspiring (and busy) week

My name is Lea Rohner….

My name is Lea Rohner. I am 16 years old and will spend the next year abroad.  First of all, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the opportunity to make this wish come true. So begins Lea's application as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student.  On Wednesday August 15 … Continue reading My name is Lea Rohner….

Golf without guilt…

A charity golf day is an excellent way to play golf on what would otherwise be a working day. Rotary Club of Huntingdale is hosting their annual Charity Golf Day, an individual Stableford event in four sections,  on Monday August 27, 2109 Click here for all the details, and registration information