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PRESIDENTS NOTE
President Charlotte keeps in touch with her weekly message:
 
I hope that this Bulletin finds you in good health and that Easter was as good as it could have been.  We are so fortunate to live in Australia where on world standards we are coping with the Coronavirus fairly well. 
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New Paul Harris Fellow

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of US$1,000 to The Rotary Foundation.

Rotary established the recognition 1957 to encourage and show appreciation for substantial contributions to what was then the Foundation’s only program, Rotary Foundation Fellowships for Advanced Study, the precursor to Ambassadorial Scholarships. 

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Cambodia Clean Water and Toilet Project 

Hawthorn Rotary is supporting a clean water and toilet project  in Cambodia.

Darrel Steer sends us an update from Kok Tnoth Village.

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Ventilator Blues

The worldwide outbreak of Covid-19 has countries scrambling to source ventilators, devices that could mean life or death for the most at-risk victims.
 
The sophisticated machines cost as much as a new car and do more than pump air into the lungs; they can detect when a patient wants to breathe and aid the process, ensure the correct air pressure and oxygen mix, and minimize the side effects on fragile lung tissue.
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MOVE IT AGAIN!

Did you know that long periods of inactivity and sedentary behavior have been linked to heart disease, diabetes, cancer and even dementia?

Since our usual physical activities have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and we’re mostly confined indoors, it’s incredibly important to find new ways to keep our bodies moving. Not only does regular physical activity help to prevent or delay the onset of chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes, it also helps to strengthen our immune system.

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THE SHADOW KNOWS

The Shadow knows you are all bored, sitting around, bored with Netflix and “Days of our Lives”, wondering how to fill the hours.

So he has gone into lock-down.

All we have to show you today is how your Editor fills his day between Rotary Bulletins:

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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Humour is the only antidote to the poison of life  -  Gustav Mahler

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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. 
 
Apr 21st,  -  Zoom Fellowship Meeting
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

GARDENING WORKING BEE AT SERVANTS ROMANA HOUSE 

This has had to be postponed:  watch this space!

 

Moonee Valley Art Show is In an online format.

 Scheduled for 17 to 19 April, 2020

 
 
Mamma Mia  -  Saturday 30th May
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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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