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PRESIDENTS NOTE

President Tilak gives us a summary of today's meeting, what has been happening behind the scenes, and a hint of what is to happen next week. 
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The Fathering Project

Terry McAleenan is the Victorian Schools Manager for The Fathering Project, which aims to improve child development outcomes by inspiring and equipping fathers and father figures to effectively engage with their kids.
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Club Service Announcements

The Board-elect held its first meeting on 8 May. 
The main item for discussion was the development of a strategic plan for the Club for the next four years.  The first step will be a survey of member satisfaction with the Club and its activities, and any changes they think are necessary to ensure the future growth and effectiveness of the Club.
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The Bookworms

The Bookworms met by Zoom last Thursday and had a lively discussion on Washington Square, by Henry James.

Washington Square featured a young but frumpy heiress, a cautious father, and a handsome but penniless suitor: what could possibly go wrong? 

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THE FIXERS
The Fixers, ably led by Lawrence Reddaway, discussed the political systems in Australia and the US.  We began by identifying differences between the Westminster and Presidential systems and their respective strengths and weaknesses. 
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“Who” vs. “Whom”?

Over the last 200 years, the pronoun whom has been on a steady decline. Despite its waning use in speech and ongoing speculation about its imminent extinction, whom still holds a spot in the English language, particularly in formal writing. Understanding when and how to use this pronoun can set your writing apart.
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THE SHADOW KNOWS

The Shadow takes readers back to school this week, going from some basic History to a Grammatical Tutorial.  Then read about the Melbourne to Warrnambool Bike Ride and the Great Ocean Walk. 
 
Can things get any worse?  Perhaps.
 
Could they get better?  Certainly!
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JEST FOR A LAUGH
The funnies this week come from Geoff Wright. (Yes, Wright on the right)
 
The Editor will enter into no correspondence regarding Geoff's jokes. 
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UPCOMING SPEAKERS

Normal meetings at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club have resumed.
 
 
See what Jill Weeks has teed up for our information and entertainment!
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING  EVENTS

 
Visit to Coombe Cottage on Sunday 23 May
 
Rotary International Virtual Convention  - 12-16 June

 

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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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