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PRESIDENT'S POST

President Andrew Crockett keeps us up-to-date on what's going on behind the scenes:
Board meetings, forthcoming events, and of course his "Thought for the Week"
Happy reading!
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MOCK INTERVIEWS

As part of their "Essentials for Life " program Year 9 and 10 students at Auburn High School spend a term learning about the world of work, resume preparation and updating, developing an accompanying letter and making application for a job.
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Vulnerable Mothers and Children

Rotary makes high-quality health care available to vulnerable mothers and children so they can live longer and grow stronger.
 
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The Strange Death of Europe

Seven Bookworms discussed The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray yesterday.

"Told from a first-hand perspective, and backed with impressive research and evidence, the book addresses the disappointing failure of multiculturalism, Angela Merkel 's U-turn on migration, the lack of repatriation and the Western fixation on guilt."

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Lingua File

‘Lingua File’ is back! 
Do I hear clapping?  Or is it the clicking of mice jumping to ‘Jest for a Laugh’?
Never mind, ‘Lingua File’ knows that the Club is not without its linguaphiles, and for you dear reader our column this week is devoted to the use of the word mutual.
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A Celebration of Golf

We received the following email from Dr Mark Ellis, the President of the Rotary Club of Glenferrie, inviting our golfers to a club challenge in conjunction with Glenferrie's 'Lift the Lid' Charity Golf Day on 24 May. 
 
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Pascha, Easter and the Goddess of Spring

In most countries in Europe, the name for Easter is derived from the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the anniversary of their miraculous Exodus from Egyptian slavery, as told in the Bible.
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AROUND THE TRAPS

No meeting this week, but we have president Andrew’s erudite comments and the Lingua File for the wordsmiths.

The Bookworms met, but were unable to solve the world’s problems. They will just leave that to The Fixers.

And we wish you all "Happy Holidays".

 

 

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JEST FOR A LAUGH

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)
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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

Seven Women On-line Cooking Classes

DG Dale Hoy invites us to Albury for our District Conference being held 22nd - 24th April 2022.

Mosquito-free Picnic   30th April

Glenferrie Golf Day  -  24th May

Mentor Match

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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CLUB ROSTER

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

 

    19th April             26th April        3rd May

          10th May

 Greeting/Badges  

    No Meeting           Kooyong  LTC       Kooyong  LTC No Meeting

 Front Desk   

     Easter Tuesday

TBA

 

Brickworks visit

 Credit Cards

 

D McNamara

L Reddaway

 

 Set & Clear Up  

         

 

 

 

       MC       

  
 
S Zidziunas
 

N Halford

 

 

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