Sunday 13th November, 2016
Romswood Farm is situated in the Macedon Ranges and is approximately 15 minutes from Woodend.
This is a Rotary Club of Melbourne Fundraiser in support of the End Trachoma Now Project. Groups, members, friends & children all welcome. Picnic with activities including tours and flower picking are planned.
To read about the Trachoma Project click here.
10 am to 3.30 pm Sunday 6 November – Elsternwick Plaza. (free event)
Observe artists in action in an urban environment. Artists will spread out from Elsternwick Plaza, near Elsternwick Station and down Glen Huntly Road to Orrong Road and surrounding areas between 10am and 3.30 pm on Sunday 6 November. Children welcome to participate in colouring in pictures.
Back for the 3rd year, Southbank Rotary will be celebrating Oktoberfest at our now permanent home of Belgain Beer Cafe.
Date: 18th October, 2016
Host Nick Claus will discuss Belgian Beers
Sample Three different beers and indulge in German Food including Mini Beef Pies, Bratwurst and Cheese Nibbles in an informal stand-up style cocktail party.
Dr David Smyth, chair of Rotary-backed Violence Free Families (Vic) and ex-director, Rotary Club of Brighton, is among the speakers at Akolade’s 2nd“Breaking the Cycle” conference from September 27-29 at Crowne Plaza, Melbourne.
The conference focuses on how not-for-profits in this field can deliver their services efficiently. States have committed large sums (Vic, $527m; NSW, $300m) to combat domestic and family violence. Front-line agencies need to tap the new funding, scale up, diversify, and innovate. The 20-plus speakers on best practices are from as far afield as Break the Cycle units, Los Angeles and Minnesota.
Kogosowski and Friends: Popular Piano Classics
Presented by the Rotary Club of Caulfield
Sunday 25th September at 3.00pm
St John’s Uniting Church, 567 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick
Adults $25, Concession $20, Students $15.
Book Tickets on 9570 1954 or Cash at the door
Come and see this wonderful concert. The most recent of Alan Kogosowski’s concerts in June, 2016 received a standing ovation. This beautiful Church building has very good acoustics so this enhances the sound and visual concepts.
Alan and two of his students will entertain us. All are a delight to encounter.
On Friday 23 September 2016 at 7 for 7.30am — 9am - Lifesaving Victoria Headquarters, 200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne
$70 per head (tables of 10) - Full Buffet Breakfast........Free Parking available
Guest Speaker — "Slammin" Sam Kekovich - Australian media personality and former Australian rules football player!
Now meet at SAPA RIVERS RESTURANT. 803 Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield. Near the corner of Hawthorn Road and Glen Huntly Road. 6:30 for 6:45 start, 8:00pm finish
The format is that as you enter the restaurant, you place your order and pay at the takeaway counter, order your drinks, and make your way upstairs. Toilets are also upstairs.
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As Rotary International Director for Zones 7B and 8, Noel Trevaskis is the convenor responsible for Zone Institutes during the next two years. Updates on all major Rotary projects and programs, inspiring guest speakers, fun and friendship are the incentives for past, present and future leaders to register now for the Combined Zones 7B and 8 Institute at Penrith, NSW, in September.
The Institute will be staged from Thursday, September 1, to Saturday 3, and will be preceded by special planning and education meetings for district governors, governors elect and governors nominee from Monday, August 29, to Wednesday, August 31.
Nominations are also being called from ALL Australian and New Zealand Rotary districts for registrations for the Future Leaders Seminar to be conducted pre-Institute. These Rotarians are also welcome to ’grow’ their Rotary knowledge by attending business sessions at the subsequent Institute. For all registrations and further information please go to the Institute website: rotaryinstitute.org.au.
27th August, Trinity Grammar School, Kew. Arrive at 9.30am for 10am. Light lunch will conclude the day by 1pm.
A must for all club Membership, Communications and Public Image Chairs, and anyone wanting to improve their Rotary Club.
Want to future-proof your club?
20th - 21st August, 2016 - Ciloms Airport Lodge, Tullamarine
Speakers include RAM Project Managers, Tim Freeman and Wayne Morris, Prof. Ric Price (Menzies Institute), Prof. Denis Shanks (AAMI), Dr Danielle Stanisic (Griffith Uni.), Dr Jack Richards (Burnet Institute), and Michael Sheilds (Chair of Rotaract Australia Against Malaria). Speakers from WEHI and Operation Buzz-Off to be confirmed.
REGISTER at www.rawcs.org.au/ram-conference Or click links on RAWCS or RAM web sites.
17 August 2016 - Annual Fundraiser for the Australian Cambodian Children's Taskforce
Rotary Clubs of Bendigo Strathdale and Bendigo South
Robert Walls will speak about his roles as a teacher and mentor on the footy oval, in the media, and in personal life.
Venue - The South Bendigo Football Club Function Hall, 6.30 for 7pm
By the Rotary Club of Malvern
Monday 15 August, 6pm for 6.30pm
Giorgios Restaurant, Cnr High Street & Glenferrie Road
Premium Tickets $60 per person (includes welcome drink and finger food)
There will be a week of cricket in Wagga Wagga, NSW for the Bi Annual IFCR Australian Festival, from Sunday the 16th to Friday 21st of October 2016.
More information on the festival is available on our website. The cut-off for registrations is August 31, 2016.
The Rotaractors of District 9800 would like to formally invite you to Rotaract’s biggest night of the year our 9800 DISTRICT ROTARACT CHANGEOVER called, “Our Space” on August 13th. Our Space is a chance for us Rotaractors to celebrate and to showcase our passions for Rotary and Rotaract. Our Space will feature all three Rotaract Clubs in our district with the Rotaract Clubs of Melbourne City, Gateway and Swinburne providing an insight of their plans for the upcoming Rotary year.
The Rotaractors would also like to proudly announce and thank our first major sponsor in The Yarra City Council, for formally backing and investing in Rotaractors doing amazing things.
The following is a brief overview of the event. Plus attached to this email is a detailed flyer of Our Space.
When: 6:30pm August 13th 2016
Where: The Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Rd., Richmond
Tickets: BOOK HERE
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World of Difference Humanitarian Tours to Cambodia
5th–18th or 22nd January 2017
$4199 - 13 days or $4599 - 16 days
Includes Flights, Travel Insurance, meals, sightseeing, entrance fees, tour and transfer services, English speaking local guide, accommodation based on 2 sharing a room, private air conditioned vehicles, Bicycle Hire, Private TukTuk (Motoremok) drinking water and face towels whilst sightseeing.
29-30th July, 2016
Rotary Albert Park this year will be holding their annual book fair at Albert Park College, in partnership with the Albert Park College inaugural Writers' Festival and will showcase written works by APC students and feature author talks, writers workshops and a host of literary activities designed to inspire the imagination.
A special evening of review, thanks and farewell to Daryl Mills is to be held on Tuesday 26th July, 2016 by The Rotary Club of Balwyn at Greenacres Golf Club Elm Street, Kew starting at 6.15 for 6.45pm.
Daryl’s commitment to Timor Leste over the last 12 years has been outstanding and his legacy lives on through his training of several locals to continue this vital work.
For more information, contact Richard Seeley, Rotary Club of Balwyn.
By Brenda Innes, Rotary Club of Camberwell
Now in its 51st year, Camberwell Rotary Club’s Art Show is on from Friday 9th July to Sunday 17th July 2016 at Swinburne University Advanced Technology Centre, Burwood Road, Hawthorn.
In 1999 The Herald Sun became the Art Show’s major sponsor following the demise of the Herald Sun Outdoor Art Show. In recent years, the Art Show has attracted up to 7,000 visitors annually.
Due to redevelopment of the Art Show’s traditional venue, the Camberwell Centre, the show has moved to the Swinburne University Advanced Technologies Centre; its massive glass edifice and impressive facilities that is popular with artists and customers.
15 July 2016 from 5.00pm to 8.00pm; 16 July 2016 from 10.00am to 5.00pm and 17 July 2016 from 10.00am to 4.00pm
Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown
Albert Park Poker Night
Rotary Albert Park is holding a Poker Night to raise funds for our Indian projects (see here) on Saturday, 16th July. Join us, and invite your friends, for a fun, professionally run, social night of poker in a safe environment.
When: Saturday, 16th July, at 7:00pm
Where: Middle Park Bowling Club, Canterbury Road, Middle Park
How Much: Entry is by a donation of $50. Bring your friends - you'll have funDrinks at bar prices. Food available
The space is limited, so get in early. To buy tickets, go to Trybooking,
Funds raised by The Bayside Art Show, a Rotary Club of Brighton initiative, are used for a variety of Community Projects. The art show is also the major fundraiser for the Brighton Recreational Centre, a not-for-profit community organisation that provides a diversity of recreational, sporting and cultural activities for all age groups in the local community.