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PRESIDENTS NOTE

Today we had 34 in attendance at our weekly meeting. 
 
President Tilak made a number of announcements following the recent Board Meeting. 
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Ken Piesse - 

Sporting Journalist

David McNamara introduced his friend Ken Piesse, who is a sporting journalist: a master storyteller and Australian sports most published living author. 
 
Ken has a rare passion for cricket and football.
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New Rotarian, Julie Collette

Our newest member, Julie Collette, featured in “The Networker” this week. 

If you missed it, here’s an opportunity to find out a little about Julie. It may help you to make her feel welcome when normal Rotary meetings resume at Kooyong LTC.

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Interest Group Meetings

You are invited to participate in the Club’s inaugural Interest Group Meetings on Friday 4 December from 5.45 PM to 7.00 PM.

You can register using the following link. 

https://www.trybooking.com/BMWAI

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FIFTY YEARS OF ROTARY
Hawthorn Rotary Club celebrated Fifty Years of Rotary in 2003. 
Rotary International’s Theme for the year was “Lend a Hand”.
Henry Drury was Club President, and he presents some reminisences here:
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NOT ALL THIEVES ARE STUPID

In this era of high technology, we need to be even more vigilant.
 
Note how seemingly “innocent” entries can be turned against us!
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XMAS HAM SALES

This year as you all know has been  a difficult one and as a result of the restrictions and uncertainty, the Rotary Club of Hawthorn has had to make changes to our usual Christmas sales format.
 
The date for collection is Tuesday 22nd of December (not Thursday as included on the previous form). I hope this did not cause any confusion and please use the form attached for orders if not already lodged.
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THE SHADOW KNOWS

Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.

- Junichiro Tanizaki

 

The shadow keeps his ear to the ground, eye on the ball, nose to the grindstone  . . . .etc.  

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JEST FOR A LAUGH

You can blame Jane Drury for this week's punnies . . . 
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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. 
 
So what has Jill Weeks teed up, for our information and entertainment??
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING  EVENTS

Rotary in Harmony

The Sporting Chance Raffle

Paul Harris Breakfast

RI Conference in Taipei

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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

 

    24th November

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