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July Attendance Statistics    

District Attendance Officer Peter Lamping has provided last months' stats.

How does your club rate?

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Rotary E-Club of Melbourne    

Past District Governor Ann White was recently intereviewed on the Rotary and Community Services Show on 3WBC 94.1FM on 10th August, 2012 about the newly launched e-club website.  District 9800 is chartering an e-club in 2012 to provide an opportunity for people to participate in Rotary who may not be able to make weekly face to face meetings.

For more information and to listen to the podcast of the program

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Rotary Club of Brighton Beach Website Launched    

The Rotary Club of Brigton Beach has freshly updated their website with news and events from their community.

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Rotary e-Club of Melbourne is here!    

The new Rotary e-Club of Melbourne is now online at www.rotaryeclubofmelbourne.org.au – why don’t you take a look now and see what an e-club looks like.

This e-club is just like a traditional Rotary club except that the members don’t meet face to face each week – instead they visit the website every week at a time that suits them. While they are there, they read up on the topic of the week and respond with their comments, they check the projects they are working on and contribute their updates or volunteer to work on a new project, and they can log into the clubhouse and correspond with other members in the chat room.

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Membership & Marketing Seminar    

Learn how the Rotary Club of Laverton Point Cook incereased membership with 19 new members in one year without losing one member in the process.

Yet another great day for District 9800, with 100 Rotarians coming together to hear about and share ideas on increasing Membership, and further promoting Rotary through various marketing strategies.

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Safe Water?    

It was rare good news. On March 6, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared that the world had halved the proportion of the world's population drinking unsafe water.

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VIC Police put on Show and Tell    

It was an event far outside the experience of our Central Melbourne-Sunrise RC members. With District Governor Keith Ryall and guests, the 24 of us were at the Victoria Police Air Wing hangar at Essendon Airport, soon after dark, on Friday May 18.

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Membership is Dead?    

Are younger members joining your association and then leaving after a year or two? Or not joining at all? Are you struggling to get people to your events? Are you battling to recruit quality volunteers? Is your board full of men aged over 50? Are competitive organisations forming around you?

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Welcome New Members    

The Rotary Club of Melton Valley inducted two new members on the 2nd of August, Stephen Hobbs and Bernice Parker.

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Model United Nations Assembly    

M.U.N.A. simulates the workings of the U.N. assembly by having teams of two students represent a particular U.N. country. Topics are debated on matters of world political and social concern. It is held over a week-end to give sufficient time for all participants to become involved.

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Elvis Lives!    

Spotted at Hawthorn Rotary Club last week: or is it impersonator and raconteur Geoff Kennedy?

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Business Succession Planning    

“Caught in the middle - a female perspective sought”.  Family businesses make up approximately 70 per cent of all businesses in Australia and a considerable number will change hands over the next decade as baby boomers retire.

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Rotary Foundation Seminar    

On the 24th September the District Foundation Committee have arranged a Foundation seminar with an emphasis on how you may use Foundation funds to support your club humanitarian projects both locally and overseas.

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DG's Message August 17    

As I make my official visits to clubs the one key objective that I see listed for all clubs is membership. This is not just lip service because on Saturday 11 August more than 100 Rotarians representing the majority of clubs attended the excellent Membership and Marketing Seminar, which was held in the splendid facilities of Trinity Grammar School in Kew. The strong attendance we saw from our regional clubs confirmed to me that clubs were proactively searching for answers.

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Notices and Events    

Details of Further Events are in the print edition of Networker, as well as the website.

See what's coming up including advance notice of future events.

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RYPEN    

The Rotary Youth Program of ENrichment or RYPEN is a Rotary sponsored District New Generations program. Year ten and eleven students, from schools across District 9800 attend a weekend long camp designed at developing their potential through a mixture of lecture style sessions and adventure-based learning.

Topics: youth

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Caught in the middle - a female perspective sought    

Family businesses make up approximately 70 per cent of all businesses in Australia and a considerable number will change hands over the next decade as baby boomers retire.

Passing on a family business, however can be a fraught process creating tensions which can linger for a lifetime.  Women, who are often perceived as the ‘managers’ of the family relationships, can find themselves caught in the middle as they try to juggle the interests of their partners with those of the next generation and the future of the business.

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Squadron Leader Hugh Dolan - Gallipoli from Above - Rotary Club of St Kilda    

Tuesday 14th August 6.30pm Melbourne Wine Room Cafe
125 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

When Australian troops stormed ashore in the pre-dawn darkness of April 25th 1915, it was the culmination of one of the most complex and daunting operations in the history of warfare – the seaborne assault of a heavily fortified shore, defended by a well-prepared and forewarned enemy. Hear documentary presenter, Hugh Dolan speak about the subject matter in the documentary and his best selling book ’36 Days’

http://stkildarotary.org.au/events/club-meeting-mwr-2012-08-14/

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National Youth Science Forum Selection    

One of the great rewards of serving as District Governor is the opportunity to see first-hand and participate in the many great programs that Rotary supports.

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Reasons why People Join Rotary    

Networking... The opportunity to develop business connections was one of the two founding reasons Rotary was started in 1905 and it remains relevant today.  More than ever, networking provides vital links in our personal and professional lives. Through Rotary people come together from all walks of life and business communities to help each other and collectively help others.

Friendship… The second reason Rotary started was to provide access to friendship and fellowship.  This is one of our most basic human needs and is no less relevant in our increasingly complex and technological world.

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Federation Square Lights Up to     

25-27 February, 2012

Melbourneʼs Federation Square with its wide piazza and striking architecture is one of Australiaʼs most iconic buildings. This February 25 it will join other iconic buildings around the world to be illuminated to celebrate Rotaryʼs signature “End Polio Now” campaign. The illumination will run from 25 to 27 February. 

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