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The District 9800 Foundation Giving Tree - June Newsletter

Posted by District 9800 Foundation Committee on 29 June 2019
In the Rotary world most positions have a term of one year. Some other positions such as Foundation roles have a three year term and it is time for the current team to move on. Some will be continuing on as part of the new team who will be capably led by PDG Murray Verso, who I know will fill that role with distinction. Please enjoy this Newsletter (click here) and celebrate three years of success, prancing, celebration and inspiration whilst our dedicated Rotarians continued to Do Goo...

5 Clubs 4 Clusters 1 Combined Meeting

Posted by Stuart McArthur on 18 June 2019
Across the world, there are thousands of Rotary Clubs. Each are independent and have their own local projects, but it is when they connect with other clubs and share ideas, they can learn new ways of doing things, create opportunities to do things differently and have a greater impact. So it was on Monday 17th June, 2019, when members of the Rotary Clubs of Port Melbourne, Southbank, North Melbourne, Glen Eira and Bentleigh Moorabbin Central came together for a combined meeting at the ...

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...

Things Claire shared on Community Building

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 14 May 2019
Fourteen (14) of Rotarians and guests came along on a cold Tuesday autumn evening at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Southbank on 14th May 2019 to welcome back Claire Halliday who spoke at our club about two (2) years ago on her books (Things My Father Taught Me & Things My Mother Taught Me).      Claire presented her topic on Community Building for Better Business and the believe of how the power of networking and community-building online can enrich organisation...

Rotary & Rotaract Joining Forces to Serve

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 7 May 2019
Twenty (20) Rotaractors, Rotarians and guests gathered at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Southbank on Tuesday evening 7th May 2019 for the first ever Rotary & Rotaract joint meeting. Intend of this joint meeting was to learn & share about each other's ambitions but most importantly knowing how both clubs can assist each other to foster collaboration. President Martin Wilson, President Amritpal Singh, President Mary Zindilis and President Bronwyn Fanning shared how team work ...

Indian Night in Southbank for a cause

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 4 May 2019
Club First Lady Saira Griffin and I attended Rotary Club of Central Melbourne's 'Oh Kolkata!' fundraising event on Saturday 4th May 2019. You guessed it right, it was a night of celebration with an Indian flavour designed to raise funds for their international project in Kolkata with the Rotary Club of Calcutta - Victoria and Sierra Madre California.      The Kolkata project will provide an opportunity for under privileged men and women to receive t...

Journey with Sally

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 27 April 2019
President-Elect Sally Page presented her Member Behind the Badge segment on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 where we had a number of visiting Rotarians particularly from Rotary Club of North Melbourne, Rotary Club of Brighton and Rotary Club of Melbourne South to hear about Sally's upbringing, social + work life, hobbies and her ambitions in Rotary. It was a great opportunity to hear her share about her life & achievements and we are superbly exicited having Sally Page leading Rot...

Journey with Zeenath & a warm welcome to Jaqui!

Posted by Zeenath Zareen on 14 April 2019
I was given a wonderful opportunity to share my story with Rotary Club of Southbank on Tuesday 9th April 2019. As always after our lovely gathering and talking about some inspiring work that our club has contributed recently, I had the opportunity to share my story. Prior to the event I was struggling to find a perfect speech. Being a perfectionist, being perfect all the time is one of my core goals. However something inside me kept saying that I should share my raw self and be open an...

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...

You don't need to save the world, You do need to make a difference

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 14 April 2019
On Tuesday 26th March 2019 evening, we had Hao Teo, the founder of iDibs, gave an insightful talk about EASE (Evolution of a social enterprise). A social enterprise has adapted and changed into different models over the past decades. Hao has provided us with the conventional model of a social enterprise which relied heavily on rich donors or large contributors. He talked about the new different models which are sustainable in nature.           &n...
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