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PRESIDENT'S POST

President’s Post 8 February 2022
I hope everyone is keeping well and that you have been able to get out and enjoy the glorious summer weather we have been having. 
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Mental Health Project 

Katrina Flinn reports on our mental health project.
 
It is supporting some of the most vulnerable in our community by providing recreational equipment, activities, and art supplies.
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Rotary Peace Fellow

Rotary Clubs and Districts have the power to shape the next generation of peace builders by recruiting Rotary Peace Fellows and helping them stay involved with Rotary after their studies.
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MALNUTRITION ROBS CHILDREN OF THEIR FUTURES

Approximately 5 children a minute, under the age of 5, die from malnutrition.
 
Food Plant Solutions is taking an ‘EVERY CHILD MATTERS’ approach to this fact.
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The Bookworms

Show and tell time for The Bookworms: we each gave a brief rundown of what we had read over the Xmas break. 

Then we decided which book to dissect next. 

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THE FIXERS

The 7th Feb meeting of the Fixers topic for discussion was "Whether the West should be prepared to go to war over Ukraine"

The meeting was hosted on Zoom by Andrew Crockett and attended by 6 members of the club.

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Lingua File

An occasional column the capital of which is being squandered on punctuation.
 
Sorry readers (reader?), it’s more punctuation this week I’m afraid – semicolons and commas. I promise this will be the last punctuation Lingua File.
 
The column started cracking after learning of all the things you can do with commas.
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Spunkrats

Summer loving happens so fast. One day, you’re sipping quarantinis in locky d. The next, you’re hosting mates for barbies.
 
When we grab that snag, swag or esky, we’re doing more than celebrating summer. We’re celebrating it in Australian ways, and with Australian words.
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PSEUDOSCIENCE ON AMAZON

OK, there's a lot of weird stuff on Amazon. But in among the homeopathy and reflexology there are magnetic products, cancer cures, DIY ear acupuncture (using seeds not needles) and real live snake oil (well, not real or live, and we’re pretty sure someone is being a tad sarcastic on that particular product).
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AROUND THE TRAPS

Although Albert Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity, he also made important contributions to the development of the theory of quantum mechanics.
 
He too would be missing the chance to meet up with his mates.
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Are you struggling to keep up-to-date with the Internet?

This week our Jesters bring you an update on the birds and the bees.

And some other points to ponder . . . .

 
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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Normal meetings at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club are not happening . . . yet.
 
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

Taverners Raffle

Hawthorn RC Women's Day Breakfast 8th March 

Rotary Leadership Institute - March/April

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

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

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

 

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