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

Connecting with business in Manningham

Wednesday April 17, 2019 The Business Excellence Awards of Manningham provide a platform for businesses of all shapes and sizes to showcase themselves, highlight their strengths and celebrate their points of difference. What are the things that make them stand out from the crowd in an increasingly competitive environment.  Our guest speaker, Maria Rigoni has … Continue reading Connecting with business in Manningham

The state of Manningham

Wednesday April 24, 2019 Join us for the evening when Mayor of the City of Manningham - Paula Piccinini will be our guest speaker on the topic:  The state of Manningham.  Mayor Piccinini has lived in Manningham with her husband for 14 years. As a mother-of-three, she is deeply embedded in the community having served … Continue reading The state of Manningham

Schools’ ANZAC Service

Our School’s Anzac Service will be held on Wednesday 24th April at the Templestowe Memorial Services Reserve on the corner of  High St. and Foote St. Templestowe. We welcome all members of our community to attend. In the event we have inclement weather, the service will be held at the Templestowe Heights Primary School – … Continue reading Schools’ ANZAC Service

On safari…

Wednesday April 10: Rock to Reef Safari Day 3 saw an early breakfast and pre dawn farewell to Coober Pedy. On the road to Uluru we crossed the border on an otherwise uneventful long haul through the outback with the rising sun over our right shoulder.  All the students take turns setting up the portable kitchen for … Continue reading On safari…

Putting power in the hands of women

Stephanie Woollard went from Down Under to the top of the world to find out if one person can make a difference This article links you to the Rotary International web site for this article of inspirational achievement written by Diana Schoberg, with photos by Monika Lozinska. Seven Women Centre - Nepal  

Do you have artwork, that needs a home?

Have you ever wondered how you could find a new home for artwork that has served its purpose in your home? Rotary Club of Cheltenham is running an event called Around Again Art.  Proceeds to the Deafness Foundation and the works of the Rotary Club of Cheltenham, and you can enter the works from your … Continue reading Do you have artwork, that needs a home?

Edwin Micallef – behind the badge

Wednesday May 8 2019 Have you ever wondered about the life story  of the person seated beside you?  Sometimes we know less about our members than we do about a guest speaker. Edwin is spilling the beans on Wednesday the 8th of May. Edwin has a rich technical knowledge, many qualifications, been in nearly all … Continue reading Edwin Micallef – behind the badge

Interplast – a key project this year

Wednesday April 10, 2019 When our year began, we outlined that Interplast would be one of the key international projects that our club would support this year. Liz Guiver, Chair of Interplast for our area will provide an outline on the value of this work and how our efforts will change lives, and make a … Continue reading Interplast – a key project this year

Our club, our direction

Wednesday May 15, 2019 We take the opportunity to set the direction for our club.  Perfect timing as look towards the upcoming year. The Club Forum 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 need to … Continue reading Our club, our direction

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. Details of the venue, … Continue reading May I share my insights?

My African roots…

Wednesday June 5, 2019 Born in South Africa outside Johannesburg in the last century! Went to 10 schools as a child as my father was transferred from pillar to post in South Africa!   Have always loved travel and became an Air Stewardess for South African Airways!   Owned my own business in South Africa – Liquid … Continue reading My African roots…

Toilet Warrior

What we learned, how we can help Last week (April 3, 2019) our conversation was with Mark Balla. Making a difference, and being an inspiration were not the motives for Mark.  He was working in India, when he and a colleague visited a school abd discovered that there were no toilets at the school. The … Continue reading Toilet Warrior

Sienna Fun Run

Whilst the principle of membership in a Rotary Club is "Service Above Self", we do take this opportunity to share the words of thanks and appreciation from Sienna College. Sienna Thank you The team members who actively supported the day:

Thank you, from our High Tea Team

Our High Tea, conducted on Sunday 31st March, contributed $2,014 towards the Shade Sails project for the Bulleen Heights School. All in attendance enjoy a superb High Tea, music from Jazzlyn Lennox and many well told stories and laughs. We acknowledge the generosity of the Rotary Club of Cheltenham who provide the essential china, and … Continue reading Thank you, from our High Tea Team

A new way to do charitable giving…

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…

Join us as we celebrate

Wednesday March 27, 2019 Join us as we celebrate the beginning of our 43rd year of service to the City of Manningham.  The evening will a measure of reflection and insight, and as is common with events of celebration, this is an opportunity to re-connect with the members with whom you have served our community. … Continue reading Join us as we celebrate

How do you, “make your mark”?

Through Rotary, people are able to create lasting connections, discover new experiences, and make a positive impact. Here's the link to the full article from Rotary International General Secretary - John Hewko. Young people can make their mark The Rotary Club of Templestowe, together with the other clubs in the City of Manningham are proud … Continue reading How do you, “make your mark”?