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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...

Standing for diversity in our community

Posted by Rotary LGBT Fellowship on 14 January 2019
The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, and intersex (LGBTI) community have, and still face many struggles today. As Rotarians we must celebrate the diversity of all aspects of our communities and come together for the second time ever to be part of the Midsumma Festival Melbourne Pride. Late last year our Rotary family came together for an LGBTI+ awareness session on 1st December 2018. Our next step is to promote Rotary within the community as an open and inclusive...

Home Away from Home

Posted by Zeenath Zareen on 21 December 2018
"Surround yourself with people who inspire you to do better" by Robyn Williams

Joining Rotary Club of Southbank was the best decision I made in 2018 where I've met amazing Rotarians who have inspired me to be better and do better for the community. In some way or the other, it has ignited my faith in humanity and inspired me to take action.

As a new member, I have received tremendous support from President Amritpal Singh and members of the club which is amazing. Wit...

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...

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...

Prancing in the Park for Polio

Posted by Susie Cole, Catherine O'Connor, Amritpal Singh on 17 November 2018
On Saturday 17th November, District 9800 came together to help take the fight right up to Polio with the very first End Polio Prance. Forty-one (41) Rotarians and Walter the Great (Polio) Dane pranced their way around Albert Park Lake in Melbourne on beautiful morning that raised $103,512.75 give or take a few cents.      Thanks to District & Foundation funds PLUS the matching 2:1 donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we were able to reach...

Artists IGNITE through ART

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 26 October 2018
Ignite is a joint project of Rotary Club of Melbourne and Arts Access Victoria. This new partnership between Rotary Club of Melbourne and Arts Access Victoria, the State's leading arts and disability organization which delivers community arts and cultural development programs for more than 2,000 people with a disability, aimed at securing employment outcomes. Photo: Participating artists from the IGNITE program It also supports artists with a disability, enables Rotarians ...

Hampers and Movie Tickets for Ray

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 19 October 2018
Australia Post Dandenong Letter Centre (DLC) donated five (5) hampers and movie tickets to Rotary Club of Southbank on 19th October 2018 to support the Ray White Southbank's "A little Ray of Giving" program to support and help the unprivileged communities in Southbank and nearby areas. Rotary Club of Southbank is grateful and humbled by Australia Post generosity in helping our communities in need irrespective of geographical areas. Photo from left to right: Rod Hoobe...

Nominations Open for Sir John Reid Community Service Award

Posted by Rotary Club of Melbourne on 30 August 2018
"More than 1.5 million volunteers are making an important impact across Victoria in building our communities, services, and connections. The Rotary Club of Melbourne wishes to pay tribute to those dedicated achievers, and encourage others to follow their lead through the Sir John Reid Community Service Award.

To nominate a candidate, please download the instructions and nomination form at the Rotary Club of Melbourne website at:

https://rotaryclubofmelbourne.org.au/club-awards-item/307...

Homeless World Cup Revisited - 10 Years on!

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 29 August 2018
Part of the journey leading up to presidency was to understand the rich history of projects/events which the club has done since the club chartered back in 1999. Though it is challenging and at times leading to no leads, I kept on trying and something came up!  Tung Dinh (a close friend of mine) mentioned about George Halkias who ran the Melbourne Homeless World Cup back in 2008 and used to be his boss at the Victims Referral and Assistance Service department in the Victorian ...
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