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Black Rhinos come to North Melbourne Meeting.

Posted by Sally Page on 17 June 2019
President Elect Sally visited the Rotary Club of North Melbourne on 13 June and reports on their guest speakers. Selba Luka was the guest speaker, she is from Afri Aus Care. They are a non-profit organisation that support African youth. Selba brought along 11 or so young men from the basketball club that they founded called the Black Rhinos. Her daughter also spoke about up cycling clothing as a project she is starting to raise some funds for the cause. Selba is doing great work with s...

Club meeting next week to be combined with Rotary Club of Port Melbourne on Monday Night

Posted by Stuart McArthur on 12 June 2019
Note change of venue and date Monday 17th June, 2019 - 6 for 6.30pm Cricketers Arms Hotel, 69 Cruickshank St, Port Melbourne One of the exciting things about Rotary is often the opportunity and challenge to adapt to change at short notice. This week, we had originally planned to have Lili Teichman, President Elect of Rotary Club of Glen Eira come and talk to us about the opportunity of sharing projects between our club and other district clubs however at late notice (b...

On to Honolulu

Posted by Arnold R. Grahl on 8 June 2019
The family of Rotary is invited to experience aloha at the 2020 Rotary International Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 6-10 June 2020. Having Captured the Moment at the 2019 Rotary International Convention, attendees are leaving Hamburg, Germany with their eyes on the sandy beaches and natural beauty of Honolulu. Local Rotary members are already hard at work preparing Honolulu to welcome Aloha, Rotary. Just as Rotary is a way of life for Rotarians, aloha is a way of life for Haw...

Global MS Lunch "Kiss Goodbye to MS" in Southbank

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 19 May 2019
Club First Lady Saira Griffin and I attended the MS Global Lunch event in conjunction with World MS Day on Sunday 19th May 2019 at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Southbank hosted by RAGMSA (Rotarian Action Group for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness) - in our own turf! Picture from right (L-R): Negar Asadian (PhD student from University of Melbourne), Professor Trevor Kilpatrick, Amanda Campbell (MS Ambassador) MS (multiple sclerosis) is a silent illness, that mostly affects young people...

District 9800 Rotary Leadership Institute

Posted on 18 April 2019
The Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) is a grassroots education and learning development program conducted in many Rotary Districts around the world. Although RLI is not an officially endorsed Rotary International program, it continues to gain support and provide a valuable experience that helps Rotarians understand the wider world of Rotary. In District 9800, RLI is a District Managed Program that provides participants with a high quality experience, that engages and involves them in ...

Highlights from MS Melbourne Cycle + 1/2 Marathon, Run/Walk 2019

Posted by Jasmin Dhillön on 14 April 2019
On Sunday 31 March 2019, three (3) members from Rotary Club of Southbank (Immediate Past President Liam Jones, President-Nominee Jasmin Dhillon and our newest member Jaqui Clark) and two (2) friends of Rotary participated in the MS Melbourne Cycle + 1/2 marathon, Run/Walk to fight MS. The team were inspired to participate after a talk from Martin & Diana Taurins from Rotarian Action Group of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness (RAGMSA) in December 2018 last year.  Where they shared the...

Team Rotary - MS Melbourne Cycle, Run, Walk!

Posted by Jasmin Dhillön on 14 March 2019
Just a friendly hello and updates! Hope your training is going well. We have raised $1910 which is really great as we had set our fund raising goal at $1000 but let's see if we can triple it and get to $3000 (that's $1090 to go - if you get corporate donations who do matching donations that would help a lot as the fundraiser is matching eligible). Big shout out to Dion who has received 33 donations (maybe a future Rotarian!) Team
We have 4 team members currently Dion,...

There is a 'can' in Cancer because we CAN beat it!

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 4 March 2019
Whenever you pass or walkthrough the hospital areas in Parkville, Victoria; you will see the Rotary emblem and you ask yourself how did this all happen? A number of Rotarians and guests gathered at the Bone Marrow Donor Institute (BMDI) Rotary House in North Melbourne on Wednesday evening 27th February 2019 where Managing Director of Fight Cancer Foundation (and a new Rotarian with Rotary Club of Melbourne), Eric Wright shared with us the journey which started way back in early 1990...

Highlights from the Victorian Multi District Conference

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 21 February 2019
Number of us from Rotary Club of Southbank attended the first ever Victorian Multi District Conference (MDC) at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 15th February 2019 till 17th February 2019. Over 1,500 Rotarians and guests attended who came from the Victoria state, interstate and overseas. Rotary International Director-Elect Dr. Stephanie Urchick who is a member of the Rotary Club of Canonsburg-Houston Southpointe, USA (District 7330) was the Rotary International ...

Coming together in Southbank

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 21 February 2019
Coinciding with the Victorian Multi District Conference, we hosted fifty-five (55) Rotarians and guests across District 9800, interstate and overseas for our Club Conference Dinner at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Southbank on Friday 15th February 2019. It was a memorable evening as we had Sameer Vikram Babber (guest speaker) who spoke about "How small and medium businesses leverage data and technology to scale up business with ease", raised over $300 through raffles + a...
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