Whitehorse Art Show 2018

Please join the Rotary Club of Box Hill for an evening dedicated to fun, delicious food and another wonderful art display. The 2017 Victorian of the Year, celebrity singer Mike Brady will open the show at the Box Hill Town Hall on Thursday 1st Nov at 6.00pm (Art Preview) followed by Dinner at 7.00pm. Proceeds … Continue reading Whitehorse Art Show 2018

Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser (Jul 15)

Our FIRST Bunnings BBQ of the year and we have a Sunday!!! This should be a great day and we need all hands on deck. This was a very successful fundraising in the 2017/18 year and we now have our Bulleen Heights Shade Sails Project to raise money for. This Sunday is a great chance … Continue reading Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser (Jul 15)

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

City of Manningham – Citizenship Ceremony (Jun 28)

Becoming a citizen of this nation is a very special moment in the lives of the people who have undertaken this step. We are looking for two members to represent our club at this event. You’ll see the pictures and comments from Brian Negus who represented our club at the last ceremony. Please contact Brian … Continue reading City of Manningham – Citizenship Ceremony (Jun 28)

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:

Message from our Club President (Jun 25)

  Last Wednesday Actor Rachel Negus, daughter of club member Brian Negus, came to present to our club. They do say the best way to explain something is by ‘showing’ people and this is what Rachel did. We saw two Monologues where Rachel acted in a short one person ‘play’ for a couple of minutes. This was an amazing experience as … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 25)

Message from our Club President (Jun 18)

We were treated to an extremely stimulating presentation last week by the recently appointed Principal of Templestowe Secondary College, Peter Ellis. Peter and the school have a very different approach to education than we are used to, and we were impressed by the approach and the results that the school have achieved. The role of … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 18)

Message from our Club President (Jun 12)

Last Wednesday, our club ran our sixth Primary Schools Speech Contest, this time hosted by Templestowe Valley Primary School. This was a fantastic evening for this event which continues to grow in popularity. Fourteen students from seven local primary schools participated and they were all absolutely fantastic, giving the Toastmasters judges some difficult decisions to … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 12)

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)

Message from our Club President (Jun 4)

  Last Wednesday PP James Cunningham organised a fantastic Pride of Workmanship awards event. The room was packed and it was a happy event where five very well deserving winners were presented with their award by the Mayor of Manningham, Andrew Conlon. The winners were: Denise Prowd from The Travelstore; Maria Obregon, Susan O’Connor and … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 4)

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)