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President's Post

This is my first post as President of the Rotary Club of Hawthorn and I look forward to working with all our members and friends to make 2021/22 a successful year in which the Club ‘Serves to Change Lives’.
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The Care and Resettlement of Offenders

Marius Smith gave us an interesting insight into his his work with VACRO, the Victorian Association For The Care and Resettlement of Offenders.
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DIK’s response to Covid in Timor

We at DIK were offered 125 pallets – yes, 125 pallets of hand sanitiser - by a wholesaler here in Melbourne.
 
In the roundabout way that these things happen, we learnt that the Department of Health in Timor were desperate for these supplies, due to the situation with Covid there. 
 
 
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MOCK INTERVIEWS AUGUST 4TH

Since 2015 Hawthorn Rotary has partnered with Auburn High School to provide an opportunity for students to engage in a realistic simulated job application and interview program.
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Club Service and Foundation Update

Charlotte England presented the proposed Rotary Foundation and Club Service program for the next Rotary Year. 
 
We repeat her notes here for your future reference. 
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History's Worst Pandemics

While some of the earliest pandemics faded by wiping out parts of the population, medical and public health initiatives were able to halt the spread of other diseases.
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Lingua File

Have you ever wondered whether to use may or might?  For example, is it correct to say: ‘I may come to the next Club meeting’ or ‘I might come to the next Club meeting?
 
‘Lingua File’ is an occasional column for those who believe that abuse of the English language should be a criminal offence.
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Around the Traps

The Editor presents a number of events from various sources, some more relevant than others, which may inform or amuse our members.
 
 
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Jest for a Laugh

 Jester  - noun
1. a person who is given to witticisms, jokes, and pranks.
2. a professional fool or clown, especially at a medieval court.
-Dictionary.com
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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Normal meetings at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club are happening! 
 
But keep an eye on your e-mail, to be sure . . . 
 
What has Jill Weeks teed up for our information and entertainment?
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING  EVENTS

 

District 9800 Changeover  -  Saturday 10th July

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MAKE-UPS AND APOLOGIES

Kim D'Arcy always seeks to finalize numbers by Monday 8.30am Please register your attendance, or let Kim know if you can't make it.

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CLUB ROSTER

CLUB MEETING DUTIES      
If you cannot perform your duty, please find a replacement or contact Richard Logan

 

         6th July             13th July           20th July

     27th July

 Greeting/Badges  

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 Front Desk   

    S Brown(Second Tuesday of month)

I Gillies

 

 Credit Cards

 Kim D'Arcy

 

Kim D'Arcy 

 

 Set & Clear Up  

     P Stewart

 

 

 

       MC       

   A Crockett
 
 
 

 

J Collette

 

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