Glioblastoma

Wednesday 19th June 2019 Targeting pro-invasive signalling network to overcome resistance to standard therapy in Glioblastoma, has been an ongoing topic of Research by Tom Ware. Co-funded by the Rotary Club of Templestowe Anne Henderson PhD Scholarship, this research at Melbourne University aims to enhance the standard of care to glioblastoma patients. Tom has perfected … Continue reading Glioblastoma

The importance of water

Wednesday June 26, 2019 There are many approaches to water management, and each reflects the local preferences, opportunities, and knowledge of the practitioners involved. Andrew Allan is a stormwater practitioner, working for the City of Manningham, and in this role he has significant experience in bringing together complementary approaches, and providing leadership in storm water … Continue reading The importance of water

No meeting – Wednesday July 3, 2019

This week we will NOT be meeting at The Manningham Club. We'd love you to join us for our annual celebration of the year that has completed. Here's the details of our planned celebrations which will take place on Saturday July 6, 2019  

Hosted by St Kevin’s Primary School

June 12, 2019 The first of the Primary School Speech Contests was held on June 12, 2019 - hosted by St Kevin's Primary School. Here's a snap shot of the evening.  Congratulations to all who participated. Each of the prize winners received a cash prize (in the form of a bank account) from our key … Continue reading Hosted by St Kevin’s Primary School

The Value of Volunteering

This article is reproduced in part with a link to the hosted article on the Rotary International web site. A special report prepared for Rotary International by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies estimated the value of Rotary member volunteer hours at $850 million a year   The special report prepared for Rotary … Continue reading The Value of Volunteering

Celebrate and Plan…

Saturday July 6, 2019 A very special evening is planned.  As the image has captured, this year we have had the benefit of the services of three members, who organised their lives to be able to lead our club.  An act of Service above Self, when the member who was preparing to lead our club, … Continue reading Celebrate and Plan…

So long, farewell…..

A wise mentor once said: There are times to come, and times to go, and my time to go, has come.  Lea's time to say farewell, has come. It is with both sadness and many, many happy memories that we will bid farewell to Lea Rohner who has been with us, co-sponsored by the Rotary … Continue reading So long, farewell…..

Understanding Cancer

Wednesday July 10, 2019   Professor Gary Richardson is the Director of Oncology Clinics Victoria, Director of Cabrini Academic Haematology & Oncology Services and a Professor of Medicine at Monash University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He trained at St Vincent’s Hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute and the … Continue reading Understanding Cancer

1958 Collingwood Premiership!

Wednesday July 17, 2019 Sour Born in Cobden Victoria, Merrett was a small footballer who was a keen Richmond fan who wanted to play league football for the Tigers. At 16 years of age, Merrett was rejected by Richmond legend Jack Dyer because of his light frame, but he was given another opportunity at Victoria … Continue reading 1958 Collingwood Premiership!

Our club, our direction

Wednesday July 24, 2019 AS we step into the new year we take the opportunity to outline the plans for the year.   The Club Assembly is a time to share and discuss the plans that are ready to be activated and put context and activity into the ideas that now need to be made into … Continue reading Our club, our direction

Climate change and The Four Way Test

Rick Olson - Rotary Club of Prior Lake, Minnesota, USA - source Rotary International web site. Climate change is an impersonal, ambiguous term, which denotes negative impact on people around the world. But on a recent trip to Tanzania in Africa I met some of the innocents who will be most affected by the increased … Continue reading Climate change and The Four Way Test

Youth Exchange – in action!

Our thanks to Rotary International for this story.... Heidi Kühn arrived in Utsunomiya, Japan, in 1975, a few months after the end of the Vietnam War. She was a Rotary Youth Exchange student, and what she saw and experienced in Japan led her to reflect on the post-World War II reconciliation between that country and … Continue reading Youth Exchange – in action!

The hardest problem to solve…

Our thanks to Rotary International for this global story.... By Ryan Hyland The lack of access to clean water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene resources is one of the world’s biggest health problems — and one of the hardest to solve. Rotary has worked for decades to provide people with clean water by digging wells, laying … Continue reading The hardest problem to solve…

North East Link Update

Wednesday May 29, 2019 In 2018, Duncan Elliot, CEO, North East Link Authority, addressed a cluster group on the planned and important connection of the Eastern Freeway and M80 ring road. This transportation link is of vital interest and importance to Manningham people. Twelve months later, Duncan returns to update us on what is now … Continue reading North East Link Update

What to do with an autoclave?

Generations Dental owned by David Chua and Brian Tyedin  (members of the Rotary Club of Templestowe recently updated their instrument sterilizer (autoclave) with a more efficient, computer connected and vacuum enhanced model. "What to do with the old one?" asked David, "it is still in working condition, could be sold on the ‘used’ market or … Continue reading What to do with an autoclave?

May I share my insights?

Tuesday May 21, 2019 Youth Exchange is an experience that is valued for decades after the experience.  Joining with the Rotary Club of Warrandyte/Donvale, who together with our club have taken the opportunity to sponsor Lea, we have the opportunity to hear Lea's insights and highlights of the year in Australia. Lea Rohner will complete … Continue reading May I share my insights?

GIANT Monopoly

Where:    Box Hill Town Hall When:      Friday May 24, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. How:         Tickets available ($20 per person)   events.humantix.com.au Why:          Proceeds to Operation Mobilise About Operation Mobilise Founded in 2016, Mobilise started from a shared curiosity between 2 youths in the eastern suburbs of Victoria. Originating from one simple question; in a nation so wealthy like Australia; why … Continue reading GIANT Monopoly

Challenge to Lead

An opportunity for those who wish to build leadership skills. This program, offered through the Rotary Club of Doncaster is being offered again this year, and the information breakfast is an opportunity to learn more about the program, before committing the time and money to the course.