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PRESIDENT'S POST

This week President Andrew reports on today’s Club visit to the Burwood Brickworks Shopping complex, notes that the Fixers have been fixing the world’s problems again, and alerts us to a welcome event at next week’s Club meeting.
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Brickworks Precinct – Magnificent  environmental planning 

A group of twenty-one Hawthorn Rotarians and friends attended our second Vocational site visit for the year, this time to the Burwood   Brickworks Centre in Middleborough Road Burwood.
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Timor Rotary Consortium

Project Managers John Walmsley and Vijay Susarla presented Consortium Members and Supporters with an update on the 2020 Timor Rotary Consortium.

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Aggression in Public Discourse

Rotary Hawthorn ‘Fixers’ discussion group met on 9 May 2022.
Their topic was: How should we respond to the concept that we live in a time when legitimate debate is silenced so that some people are not offended?
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Future Skills for Careers By 2030

In ten years’, time, it’s highly likely many in our workforce will be working in a job that doesn’t even exist yet – and no, we’re not talking about building flying cars or developing the world’s first-time machine.
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Canberra Rotary Peace Bell

In 2018 the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin established the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell beside Lake Burley Griffin.

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Mock Job Interviews

May is Rotary's Youth Service Month, so we have a few tips for anyone wishing to join the Mock Job Interviewers.
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Lingua File

An occasional column that stands amidst the crumbling ruins of the English language.
 
This week we look at the difference between practicable, practical, practicably and practically.
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Play it again Sam

What's the origin of the phrase 'Play it again Sam'?  -  Bogart's supposed line from Casablanca.

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AROUND THE TRAPS

Your Editor scans the news for items of interest. You are probably aware that an election is looming in Australia, but may have missed some other incidents.
 
Can you pick the daftest?
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Some days you may wonder if the world is going mad.
 
This week we start with some wordplay; then Jane Drury has some helpful signage to make everything clear.
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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

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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