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PRESIDENTS NOTE

President Charlotte gives us the run-down on our latest  Zoom Rotary meeting, including what she learned from speaker Wally Ballout of the NBN, and how your recent donations to the Chances Programme will fund a needy child at school for one whole year. 

But wait!  -  There’s more!   President Charlotte gives us her musical recommendations for the week.

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National Broadband Network

It was a pleasure to welcome back Wally Ballout, Community Ambassador for the National Broadband Network. 

The insatallation of the NBN continues, and as we get used to using it, Wally gave us additional information and answered our queries.

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When is it OK to resume face to face meetings? 

When is it OK to resume face to face meetings? 

Is there a more relevant question at the moment?
 

Is there a more difficult question to answer?
 

The restrictions have challenged our communities, our Rotary clubs and ourselves. 

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June is Rotary Fellowship Month

Rotary has designated months to help clubs Develop meeting agendas, projects, or public image campaigns based on these special occasions.

The Concept is to give all the clubs of the District a Ready Reckoner of the types of Service Projects, which could be indulged, during the Year, and help plan the activities of the year.

In Rotary Fellowships Month, Rotary clubs indulge in fellowship activities, thanks giving and like.

  • Inter Club Meetings
  • Circulate Rotary Fellowship literature
  • Promote RFE - Invite Speakers to share their experiences
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Donations in Kind News

In the last couple of weeks, we were able to despatch three containers to Somaliland and this has given us some breathing space in the store.


We will now look to get a revamped schedule for the containers we had to abort when we closed in March as well as get organised those school furniture collections we had to put on hold as well. 

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DO WE NEED ROTARY POLICE?

PDG Gina Growden, Rotary Public Image Coordinator 2018-2021 has sent us the  Zone 8 Public Image Newsletter. 

Features are:

Do we need Rotary Police?

Bushfire relief update

Polio: Goal within Grasp, but Help is Needed 

For the cost of a cup of coffee: How to win with Facebook advertising 

Relating to the media

TELLING OUR ROTARY STORIES 

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THE SHADOW KNOWS

Rotary Theme goods and gear such as ties, pins and scarves for the next Rotary year are available at RDU Supplies.

Ooooogh!  That tie looks pretty grim: any bets on who will be the first to wear one for a Rotary lunch?

http://rdusupplies.com.au

 

And what do you think of the “Rotary Down Under” on-line magazine?  

Katrina would love your feedback!

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THAT'S PUNNY!

There was a person who sent ten puns to friends, with the hope  that at least one of the puns would make them laugh. No pun in ten did.

We present the top 25 Puns from the International Pun Contest.

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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

Rotary Awards - Saturday 6th June

District Grants Seminar  - Sunday 14th June  or  Thursday 18th June.

Rotary District 9800 Changeover

The Rotary Foundation - invitation to donate.

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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

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

 

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