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PRESIDENT'S POST

This week President Andrew enjoys a trip to the cinema with the Bookworms, reminds us about the Camcare Food Project, and reflects on the life of a convict in Van Diemen’s Land.
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Vandemomnians

Professor Janet McCalman told us about Vandemomnians, the Tasmanian convicts, many of whom came to Victoria, some as escapees but many after they gained their freedom.
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Community Service Update

Director Katrina Flinn gave us details of the current activities of the Community Service Committee.
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Retirement – Ad Meliora

(Dust off your Latin, Rotarian scholars!)
 
Retirement is something many of us look forward to and many of us fortunate to be able to pursue a range of interests including Rotary as we transition to a fulfilling lifestyle in retirement.
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What Is Toxic Behavior?

Just like everyone has bad days, everyone can also act in a toxic manner from time to time. It’s important to nip these behaviors and habits in the bud so both you and your loved ones can enjoy a life of positivity and kindness.
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AROUND THE TRAPS

Rabbiters trapping for a living commonly worked and travelled with basic, robust equipment: bedding, a hurricane lamp, traps, a hoe, implements for skinning and drying skins, cooking equipment. Some took transport (a horse, small cart, or later, a vehicle) enabling a larger number of traps and rabbits to be carried, and used dogs. They often worked alone, in isolated locations.
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” -H.L. Mencken 
 

The New Puritans can judge a person’s moral character by their clothes, Netflix queue, fast food favorites, the sports they watch, and the company they keep. No choice is neutral, no sphere is private. 

Our Jesters decided to help out.

 

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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

Hands-On Volunteering Workshop  23rd July

Fundraising Luncheon - 7th October

RDU Winter Wear

Rotary International Convention in 2023.

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

 

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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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