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February 20, 2019 Our project to provide two shade sails at the Bulleen Heights School is a completed community project! The story is told here, in pictures: A key fundraiser for this project is our High Tea to be held on March 31, 2019 … Continue reading Shade sails complete. Tick.
Wednesday February 20, 2019 A Club Meeting with a difference! John Bennie will 'host' Club members, partners and guests to a night of cultural exchange in the City where he works City of Dandenong - commencing with an overview of this ever changing urban activity centre and moving to a night of Afghan food, culture … Continue reading A taste of Dandenong
Wednesday February 27, 2019 We take the opportunity to set the direction for our club. Perfect timing as we head into our District conference - the Club Assembly is a time to review the achievements, look to the plans that are ready to be activated and put context and activity into the ideas that now … Continue reading Our club, our direction
Wednesday March 13, 2019 As we head toward another AFL season, we launch our very popular Footy Tipping Competition in conjunction with our cluster Clubs. A 'skilled' AFL judge will give us all the heads up we may need to assist us with our tips in the season ahead. This is a joint meeting with … Continue reading Let’s launch….. Football season
Wednesday March 20, 2019 Microcredit created by Dr Muhammad Yunus from Bangladesh, has been around since the 1970’s and has offered the ultra-poor a dignified pathway out of poverty. Social Business is a new approach where all profits from a business are used to serve human problems. Dr. Yunus says a Social Business allows the … Continue reading A new way to do charitable giving…
Sunday, February 17, 2019 The Rotary Exhibition of projects (held adjacent to the Rotary Conference) and located in in the Exhibition Halls - featured a number of projects from across Victoria and more broadly, with some of the programs having a global impact. Featured programs where members of our club were featured included: Smart Digital, … Continue reading What did you discover?
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is a unique opportunity for Masters level study. The applications are now open, and we are looking for candidates to take up this unique and rare opportunity. The opportunity to catalyze action is best explained by one who has earned and succeeded. Click here for a two minute explanation of what … Continue reading Peace – study opportunities
Happy New Year! As we move into the year of the pig - we assisted Manningham City Council with the celebrations to welcome the New Year. This has increased our activity over the weekend and together with the Pop Up Cinema at Heide, has provided a very busy weekend.
In addition to the Year, there are also elements associated with each year that the Year of the Pig arrives. Year and Element Characteristics 1935, 1995 - Wood Pig People born in a Pig year corresponding to the Wood element are good-natured, lovely, easygoing, and brave. They are able to face difficulties due to their … Continue reading Are you a pig?
A busy, busy weekend (and it is not over yet). The special Pop Up Cinema event at Heidi on Friday night, supporting the Manningham City Council. Thanks to all who were able to assist and particularly to Michael Mimmo Ken Sharpe and Rod Simkiss and to James Cunningham who created the initiative.
Wednesday January 31, 2019 Those who joined us on Wednesday evening learned some key aspects of the principles behind the Youth Protection legislation and the way our club, brings that legislation to life. The confronting message that in 2016/17 there were almost 380,000 cases reported in Australia - over 1,000 per day was a stark … Continue reading Setting the standard, high
Wednesday February 6, 2019 At the end of a twelve month exchange to Switzerland, Jamie Bastian listed here highlights as: The understanding and experience of living in another country, not just visiting, but living in. Becoming fluent in German Skiing at Nendez Experiencing the Swiss traditional end of winter celebration Visiting the biggest theme park … Continue reading Jamie reflects
February 9, 2019 Dr. Ujala Nayyar dreams, both figuratively and literally, about a world that is free from polio. Nayyar, the World Health Organization's surveillance officer in Pakistan’s Punjab province, says she often imagines the outcome of her work in her sleep. In her waking life, she leads a team of health workers who … Continue reading Living the dream to eradicate polio
Find a comfortable chair, a warm beverage and sit back and listen to 96.5 Inner FM on Tuesday February 19, 2019 between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Jamie Bastian will be the guest of the radio hosts with an interview about her recently completed year in Switzerland. For a preview of the topics for discussion … Continue reading Date for your diary February 19
February 15 - 17, 2019 February is almost upon us, and if you haven't done so, NOW is the time to book for our (almost) Victoria wide Rotary Conference. February 15 to February 17 2019 will see the first multi-district Rotary Conference, hosted in Melbourne at the Melbourne Convention Centre. Here's the link to the … Continue reading Together we inspire, connect, transform
January 30, 2019 Our project to provide two shade sails at the Bulleen Heights School received a further boost recently when we raised almost $2,000.00 ($1,890.00 to be precise) with our efforts helping the Rotary Club of Ballarat, to sell their raffle tickets. Tickets sold by our club, meant that we could keep the fundraising … Continue reading Another $2k and we helped others, too
Monday February 18, 2019 Stephanie is the CEO/Executive Director of the Southpointe CEO Association located in southwest Pennsylvania, and a partner and Chief Operating Officer of Doctors At Work LLC, a consulting and training company aimed at assisting businesses and individuals with leadership development, communication, and customer service. Stephanie became the first ATHENA Award recipient … Continue reading Stephanie Urchick – Director
Today, two of our members were recognised with a Menzies Community Australia Day Award. Click here for the details of the community service for each gentleman. Trevor Dawson Brian Tyedin
Wednesday January 30, 2019 Service Clubs - along with other organisations that come in contact, or work with children - need to get this right! 'Right' as community leaders, demonstrating how such important relationships should be managed but 'right' as well, to comply with legislation; to comply with a child's fundamental rights; and to protect … Continue reading Protecting our children, the best.