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Belgian Beer Café, 5 Riverside Quay, Southbank

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To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 1 February 2019
Despite a late apology from Destiny Rescue, we had Shanki Jayawickrama who happens to be a former Rotaractor from Sri Lanka to talk to us about Nutrition & Well-Being on Tuesday, 29th January 2019 - what a way to convert a guest to a guest speaker through persuasion! January is Vocational month in Rotary where we:  Adherence to and promotion of the highest ethical standards in all occupations, including fair treatment of employers, employees, associates, competitors, and t...

Rotary Family @ Midsumma Festival 2019

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 24 January 2019
Not only it was a sunny warm day, it was also when the Rotary Family (Rotary, Rotaract & others) came together to promote our wonderful organisation at the recent Midsumma Festival 2019 on Sunday, 20th January 2019 at Alexandra Gardens. Following Rotary and Rotaract clubs (not exhaustive list) volunteered throughtout the day and we thank them for their support & presence: Rotaract Club of Gateway Rotary Club of Bundoora Rotary Club of Manningham Rotar...

Setting the bar for the new year

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 24 January 2019
On Tuesday 22nd January 2019, Rotary Club of Southbank had its third (3) face-to-face board meeting + club assembly where we had a number of observers who came along to discuss on the first half that has past (Jul'18-Dec'18) and future plans for the second half (Jan'19-Jun'19) for the 2018-19 year. Various topics surrounding the five (5) areas of service which includes club administration, membership, community, international and youth was discussed to understand the op...

A gift to get the year started

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 16 January 2019
What a great way to start the new year for the club as we had Past President Kerry Kornhauser, OAM from Rotary Club of Melbourne who gave a presentation on the upcoming International Women's Breakfast which falls on Thursday, 7th March 2019. Kerry also gave us an update about EndTrachoma 2020 and to understand better in how we can pursue contribution towards this cause. Peggy Kalantzis from Australia Post donated a number of items which includes soaps, towels, candle...

Extravaganza Party!

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 18 December 2018
We thought why not we throw a massive party to celebrate Christmas, New Year's Eve and our very own member Rotarian Judy Parslow's birthday on Tuesday, 18th December 2018 at the Belgian Beer Cafe, Southbank. Theme of the party was 'Over the Rainbow' which was to celebrate peace and happiness in the world. It was also a fundraiser for Seven Women which our club pledged to donate $1,000 to build a toilet for Seven Women's Guesthouse in Kathmandu.    &nb...

Southbank's launch of 'A Little Ray of Giving'

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 14 December 2018
Ray White Southbank organised the launch of the 2018 'A Little Ray of Giving' on Friday afternoon, 14th December 2018 where there was free bianco latte ice-cream (gold coin donation), Santa greeting patrons + children and Rotarian Anne Mitchell from Rotary Club of Carlton & Steps Outreach Service as guest speaker.          'A Little Ray of Giving' is Ray White's very own community charity initiative where offices acro...

Tucson cruises to Southbank

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 11 December 2018
Southbank Conversations & Meetup is our club's 'informal meeting' where it gives an opportunity for club members to catch-up (including Rotary Family & Friends) and to also discuss about projects (planned or idea initiation) at the Belgian Beer Cafe, Southbank when we don't have our formal meetings scheduled. On Tuesday 11th December 2018, Rotarian Drew Vactor and his wife Honorary Member Kandie Vactor from Rotary Club of Tucson, Arizona U.S.A (chartered in 1921...

30 Years of RAGMSA (Rotarian Action Group of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness)

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 4 December 2018
We had the honour and privilege to have Past President Martin Taurins and Rotarian Diana Taurins from Rotary Club of Gisborne to talk about their journey with Rotarian Action Group of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness (RAGMSA) and how the formation evolved for the past thirty (30) years on Tuesday, 4th December 2018. Photo from left to right: Past President Martin Taurins, Rotarian Diana Taurins and our very own Past President Steven Aquilina Their late son, Past President Jacob Ta...

2018 RYLAian from Southbank

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 2 December 2018
Rotary Club of Southbank sponsored Grace Sheehan for this year's 2018 RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award). It is a residential camp unlike any other. Over seven days, participants are immersed in a program centered around  four key themes: Challenge by choice, diversity, community and time out. We give young people aged 18-25 the opportunity to step away from the distractions of their busy lives and provide the space to think about what is important to them. Grace enjoys play...

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 20 November 2018
Part of our club Constitution dictates that the club is required to hold an annual general meeting within five months after the end of the association's financial year which is by 30th November latest every year. This year's Rotary Club of Southbank's Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at the Belgian Beer Cafe, Southbank whereby the election of the 2019-2020 board was conducted. This included the Presidents report (Immediate Past President Liam ...

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