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PRESIDENTS NOTE

I am delighted to say that we had 39 attendees at our meeting including Assistant Governor (D9780) Christine Dufty, John Millington and five Members of the RC of Nhill, Don Heath and Cheryl Pisterman from RC Glenferrie and Don's wife Glenis, Peter Faulkner, RC Endeavour Hills and Katrina's guests Barb Milh and  Stuart Stockdale (President of Taverners Vic).
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National Youth Science Forum

Mu Yeh from Nhill was our guest speaker today, telling us about his mind-bending experiences at the National Youth Science Forum in Brisbane. 

Several Nhill Rotary Club members and guests joined the Zoom meeting.

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Rotary: 100 Years Downunder 

A consortium of clubs comprising the Rotary clubs of Glenferrie, Camberwell, Canterbury and Hawthorn have combined with the City of Boroondara in a project to build an all-abilities playground in the beautiful Yarra Bank Reserve in Hawthorn, to mark 100 Years of Rotary Downunder.

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How to celebrate Youth Service Month virtually

Youth Service Month is a special time in Rotary.
 
Throughout the month of May, members of Rotary clubs, Rotaract, Interact, and those involved in Rotary Youth Leadership Awards and Rotary Youth Exchange celebrate the opportunities Rotary provides to connect, grow through service, develop leadership skills, mentor or be mentored, and have fun.
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ROTARY VIRTUAL CONVENTION

Mark your calendars for 20-26 June for an exciting opportunity to gather online with the family of Rotary for our first online convention.

Now More Than Ever, Rotary Connects the World: The 2020 Rotary Virtual Convention will join you with Rotary participants around the world during a time of unprecedented challenges.

 

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Rotary Down Under - Digital Edition

How do you like the Rotary Down Under Magazine in digital format?

By opting to receive it electronically rather than by snail-mail, members are making a significant savings in the cost of running the club.

 

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Funding the Rotary Foundation

Through Rotary’s SHARE system, contributions to The Rotary Foundation are transformed into grants that fund local and international humanitarian projects, scholarships, and activities, such as vocational training teams.

David Pisterman keeps us up-to-date on how your contributions are divided between the World Fund and the District Designated Fund, or DDF.

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JOIN THE WAGGLE DANCE

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, there is an opportunity to brighten the days of your family and friends by inspiring them to celebrate World Bee Day on 20 May.

As part of the celebration between now and then they can learn the ‘Waggle Dance’, video themselves doing it, and upload it to the World Bee Day website!

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THE SHADOW KNOWS

Jill Weeks sent us a reply from Jac Tonks, regarding members who had relatives working on the Great Ocean Road:

He says:

The best thing for people to do would be to contact the Lorne Historical Society. 

For telephone inquiries please call (03) 5289 1191

 Email:  info@lornehistoricalsociety.com.au

 

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JEST FOR A LAUGH

The lexicon of lockdown: a guide to the new corona-speak

By James Macpherson  The Spectator

 

The coronavirus epidemic has completely changed the world, including the way we speak. Words that only yesterday meant one thing now denote something entirely different.

 

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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Formal meetings have been suspended and Rotary Hawthorn meetings will be conducted on-line via Zoom.
 
Log-in: 12.45 to 1.45 pm every Tuesday. 
 
So what does Jill have, ready to surprise us?
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

Mamma Mia  -  Saturday 30th May

Unfortunately, performances have had to be cancelled, and those who pre-paid shall have their money refunded.

As they say, "The cheque is in the mail!"

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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

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

 

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