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PRESIDENT'S POST

This week President Andrew reports on today’s well-attended and informative Club meeting, some forthcoming events, and offers some post-election light relief.
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Mental Health First Aid

Betty Kitchener told us (by Zoom) about the Mental Health First Aid Program with she developed with her husband, Professor Tony Jorm. 
Her informative slides kept our attention on our screens. 
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YOUTH SERVICES UPDATE

Geoff Wright reported on the Club's Youth Service projects.
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Swinburne Mentoring Forum

The Swinburne Employment Forum at the Croydon campus was a roaring success with 140 students and 20 teachers, employers, the three Swinburne - Rotary mentors and three previous student mentees.
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Council on Legislation

PDG Murray Verso recently represented District 9800 at Rotary International’s Council on Legislation in Chicago.

The report provides interesting insights into how CoL operates and explains changes to the standard Rotary Rules and Bylaws which will flow on to our own Club Rules and Bylaws in due course.

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Aboriginal Science and Western Knowledge

In recent years, many false claims have been made about the nature of Aboriginal culture and the extent of Aboriginal knowledge of science and other aspects of learning and discovery known in the West.
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Tics and Tactics

Tim Mendeham reports from the sidelines on athletes predilections for superstitions, weird mannerisms, and promotion of pseudomedicine. 
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AROUND THE TRAPS

Are you happy with the election result? 
Assuming of course, that you actually voted.  If you didn’t vote, don’t complain. 
 
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors" - Plato
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Laugh at yourself first before anyone else can.
   -- Elsa Maxwell

 

This week Jane Drury presents some pithy sayings, some of which are appropriate for post-election analysis.

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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Normal meetings at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club have resumed!
 
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

Disaster Aid Australia Centre and the Royal Botanic Garden Cranbourne, 12th June.

Glenferrie Golf Day  -  24th May

Mentor Match - 26th May

Lift the Lid on Mental Health Lunch - 7th October 2022.​​​​​​

Rotary International Convention in 2023.

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Attendance and Apologies

Terry Kitchen always seeks to finalise numbers by Monday 8.30am Please register your attendance, or let Terry know if you can't make it.

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