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PRESIDENT'S POST

Fifty-five members and guests attended today’s Club meeting by Zoom to hear Kerry Cue talk about her career as an author, humourist, journalist and Maths’s blogger.  
 
Other guests included guests included Lili Teichman (DG Riverside), Ron Brooks (Rotary Forest Hill), Ginia Reddaway, Sue Monkhouse and John Perry.
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And When You Smile

 
And When You Smile, Funny Tales from the Life of a Humorist
Kerry Cue made us laugh out loud with stories of her life writing humour for newspapers, TV and radio, the absurdities of writing funny books, and her insane role as the light relief speaker at serious but dull conferences around Australia.
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VOCATIONAL THOUGHT

Paul Harris wrote: "Each Rotarian is a connecting link between the idealism of Rotary and their trade or profession".

 
Your Vocational Service Committee has some most interesting events for you to attend.
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The Survey Street Trust Fund 

In 1979 the Club established a committee whose task was to come up with an imaginative project to celebrate 75 years of Rotary.
 
One member of that committee, David Corrigan, is still a member of this Club.
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Olympic Athletes and Alternative Therapies

Olympic athletes excel at their sports but are susceptible to unproven alternative therapies.

We present a timely article on alternative medicine and high profile sports athletes.

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MEMBERSHIP MINUTE

Club innovation: The Rotary Club of Philadelphia offers different levels of membership.
 
This includes full membership, a la carte with "pay as you go" lunches, and a Happy Hour Club.
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AROUND THE TRAPS

It was Lane that produced the near perfect machine, the ‘Lane’s Ace’.

It embodied all the features brought about by trial and error. Light, strong, fast, rust-resistant, it could be exposed to the elements for months, mislaid and left, then brought back into use immediately.

- G. B. Eggleton, Last of the Lantern Swingers, 1982.

 
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

This week our resident comedienne presents some thoughts that have made her smile during the lockdown.
 
We hope they have the same effect on you. 
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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Normal meetings at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club may be happening soon! 
 
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

Writing Workshop with Journalist Jeanette Leigh

Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre

Rotary 100 Playground - Postponed

President’s Drinks Party  - Postponed

Rotary Leadership Institute

DEI Workshop

Open Day at Essendon Airport

Rotary International Convention in 2023.

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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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