The Story of the Black Rhino’s

Wednesday July 11, 2018 Graeme Allen, CEO of the Dandenong Basketball Association will tell us about the Black Rhino’s. This is a fascinating story of perseverance by a few individuals unprepared to accept that the lives of some young, South Sudanese boys and men were destined for ongoing disengagement. Basketball, discipline, camaraderie ……and care have begun to turn the lives of … Continue reading The Story of the Black Rhino’s

Introducing Zoos Victoria

Wednesday July 25, 2018 Join us to hear from two members of Zoos Victoria’s Business Development team, to hear about their plans. Zoos Victoria consists of the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and the Werribee Zoo. Their vision is “ to be the world's leading zoo-based conservation organisation”. Our guest speakers will be Hannah Code and … Continue reading Introducing Zoos Victoria

Planning for a More Active Victoria:

Wednesday August 1, 2018 Sport and active recreation creates economic growth and jobs, makes Victorians healthier, builds community cohesion and contributes to our liveability. Sofi DeLesantis has played a key strategic role in 'Active Victoria', the State's game plan to ensure even more people can tap into all the benefits that sport and recreation delivers. … Continue reading Planning for a More Active Victoria:

New beginnings; OUR club, OUR Future (Jun 27)

The invitation from Dan, Keith and Bruce: This is a very special evening and we are seeking 100 percent attendance. The focus of the evening will be our way forward so please come with all your ideas in hand The evening is designed as an "input" night of participation as we have an exciting plan … Continue reading New beginnings; OUR club, OUR Future (Jun 27)

Club Changeover Night (July 7)

Join us to thank President Janis McFarland and to welcome Presidents Dan Hession, Keith Anderson and Bruce Evans. We look forward to you joining us as we celebrate the highlights of 2017/ 2018 and seek out the plans for the 2018/2019 year. Payments can be made directly into the bank acct: Direct Deposit: BSB – 633-100 Account: 140 967 696 … Continue reading Club Changeover Night (July 7)

Don’t put your daughter on the stage (Mrs Negus), June 20

Our program title is offered with an apology of Noel Coward. Hilarity aside, we have the opportunity to explore the achievements (triumphs and less triumphant moments) with Rachel Negus. In a family moment, Brian will interview Rachel as she relates the steps and challenges of a career on stage. Clarendon Room at the Manningham Club 1 Thompsons Road, Bulleen … Continue reading Don’t put your daughter on the stage (Mrs Negus), June 20

Message from our Club President (May 23)

Last Wednesday night our club made a major decision and breakthrough. Facilitated by President Elect Dan Hession, our club took what we learned from our session on 2 May 2018 and had discussions on our options for the future. What was decided that some changes need to be made in our club but that they will be changes for the better. … Continue reading Message from our Club President (May 23)

Peter Ellis – Templestowe Secondary College (Jun 13)

Templestowe College is a learning community of over 1200 people who are focused on meeting our vision of "to co-create high quality learning experiences within an inclusive and supportive community". The College is also a member of a federation of schools who are working with a similar philosophy to enable over 4000 young people to experience true student centred … Continue reading Peter Ellis – Templestowe Secondary College (Jun 13)

6th Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition (Jun 6)

Our Annual Primary Schools’ Speech Contest is for Grade 5 and 6 students from seven of the primary schools in the City of Manningham.   Toast Masters International will be the judges again this year. Supper is served after the competition (around 9:00 p.m.). There is no meal beforehand so please eat something before you come. There is … Continue reading 6th Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition (Jun 6)

Rotary District Changeover (Jun 2)

Please join us as we celebrate Rotary: Making a Difference in our clubs and communities, and focus on how we will Be the Inspiration in the year ahead. Southern Golf Club Lower Dandenong Road, Keysborough 6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m. $62.00 per person plus drinks at bar prices. Dress: After five/Jacket & tie https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=364764

Message from our Club President (May 16)

  We were treated to a firsthand experience of the National Immunisation Day in India in January 2018 when club members Stephen and Diane Fisher shared their involvement in this program with us. They went to Moradabad where District 9810 has helped previously with the immunisation program and with the provision of fresh water and toilets as part of polio eradication. … Continue reading Message from our Club President (May 16)

Business Breakfast – Bendigo Bank (May 29)

Come network with other like-minded businesses and meet David Robertson, Head of Economic & Market Research for the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. David Robertson is one of Australia's leading and most entertaining financial market commentators, and he's coming back to Manningham to give us the low down on the current and future state of our … Continue reading Business Breakfast – Bendigo Bank (May 29)

Message from our Club President (May 9)

We were very pleased to welcome PP and PE Daryl Moran from RC Rowville/Lysterfield to our club last Wednesday night. Our club has faced a few challenges this year with reduced membership, the loss of the ABCD program and the loss of some fellow members. Daryl helped us to identify what we value about our club, our strengths and challenges and gave … Continue reading Message from our Club President (May 9)

Dine for a Cure (Jun 2)

As you are aware, Dine For A Cure are our partners in the Ann Henderson PhD Scholarship. For our scholar, Tom Ware this is his final year for his scholarship and he will be a speaker at the Dine For A Cure 2018 Gala Dinner at the Melbourne Town Hall.  The dinner supports The Cure Brain … Continue reading Dine for a Cure (Jun 2)

Message from our Club President (May 2)

Our club held another very successful Schools ANZAC Service on Thursday 19 April – our 28th service! The weather was very kind and it was a perfect day. All the children were well behaved and attentive. We heard from Deputy Mayor Michelle Kleinert and Hon. Matthew Guy, MP who spoke about the spirit of ANZAC … Continue reading Message from our Club President (May 2)

Shared meeting with Rotary Club of Warrandyte-Donvale (May 22)

Our theme this year has been Rotary: Making a Difference. It is hard to imagine a more permanent way to make a difference than to spend a year immersed in the culture of another nation. Please join us for this conversation when Neele highlights her year in Australia. Natalie’s Restaurant 669 Maroondah Highway, Mitcham Melways … Continue reading Shared meeting with Rotary Club of Warrandyte-Donvale (May 22)

District Assembly – Information, connections and networks (May 20)

This is a diary date for every member – the most informative morning on the training calendar. • District Officers and Committee Chairs will outline strategies, plans, and activities for 2018-19 in engaging and interactive sessions. • Key Club Officer workshop sessions will provide the latest tips and techniques. • An informative new (er) members … Continue reading District Assembly – Information, connections and networks (May 20)

Club Social Night (May 16)

We have the opportunity for a social evening, together as members of our club. Partners welcome for a night of shared conversation and a meal.  This is also the night that we pick up our goodies from the Pie Drive! Clarendon Room at the Manningham Club 1 Thompsons Road, Bulleen 6:30pm for 7:00pm

Breakfast with David Parkin (May 15)

Join us and David Parkin at the launch of the Manningham Business Excellence Awards. You will hear from one of Australia's most renowned, motivational and inspirational corporate speakers, transferring his talent from the sporting and academic arenas to the world of business. David Parkin inspires audiences with the power to perform with greater effectiveness and … Continue reading Breakfast with David Parkin (May 15)