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PRESIDENTS NOTE

Today we had 35 in attendance at our weekly meeting. 
 
Norman Cramp from the Darwin Military Museum was our guest speaker today. It was so pleasant to sit back and listen to Norman’s account of what he feels is ‘Australia’s best kept secret’ being Darwin and its crucial role it played in the Second World War.
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The Defence of Darwin

Norman Cramp, the Darwin Military Museum Director, told us about the attacks on Darwin during the Second World War.

He described the attacks between 1942 and 1945 as “Australia’s best kept secret”, as this important piece of history is not taught in schools today.

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Rotary in Harmony – Jazz

At 3pm on Sunday 8th November, DG Phillip Archer and Sue Foley presented another excellent "Rotary in Harmony" session, this time focussed on Jazz.
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FOUNDATION NEWS
David Pisterman shares some interesting information for our oldermembers, and a must read for our newer members, about how International and Local Rotary Foundation Grants are awarded.
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WHY WEAR A  POPPY?
We thank PDG Bernie Walshe for reminding us that we are approaching 11th November, which of course is Remembrance Day. 
 
Bernie sent us this clipping from the RC Corio Bay Bulletin:
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HAVE A WEE DRAM

The Whisky D.R.A.M. fellowship (or Whisky Drinking Rotarians and Members) was started in 2015 to allow Rotarians a Whisky Appreciation Fellowship.
It was was officially sanctioned by Rotary International in August 2016. 
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THE SHADOW KNOWS

The shadow of your smile

When you have gone,

Will color all my dreams

And light the dawn.

 

 
The Shadow keeps an eye on the club's infamous punters.
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Ageing is inevitable, but to grow old gracefully is a choice.
 
While we know that getting old is unavoidable, how we perceive this natural process depends greatly upon our social and cultural influences.
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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 has Jill Weeks teed up, for our information and entertainment??
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING  EVENTS

The Sporting Chance Raffle

Rotary Hawthorn Quiz Night

Paul Harris Breakfast

RI Conference in Taipei

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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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