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PRESIDENTS NOTE

It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces this week at our Zoom meeting of 27 members and guests Samantha Jewel and John Perry. 
 
Thanks must go to Simon and Dennis for such informative and interesting presentations.
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THIS WEEK'S SPEAKERS

“Believe it or Not” or Tall Tales”, we weren’t sure what to expect.

The Corona Virus has us all confused. 

However Simon O’Donoghue and Dennis Shore gave us an update on “The Real Estate Scene” and “Rotary Rules”. 

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ANZAC DAY   2020

Anzac Day is the day all Australians come together in remembrance. But this year we'll have to come together in spirit, instead of in person.

We can all still keep the Anzac spirit alive and honour our veterans and service members from the safety of our own homes. 

Dr John Carre-Riddell shares some thoughts with us:

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Boroondara Cares Foundation

Members will be interested to know  that the Boroondara Cares Foundation has just been granted $44,500 for its Education CHANCES Program  by the Baker Foundation.
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THE NEXT OUTBREAK

The next outbreak? We're not ready!

In 2014, the world avoided a global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers -- plus, frankly, some very good luck. 

In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. 

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ROTARY PEACE CENTERS

President Charlotte has received a request from Rotary Peace Centers who are seeking suitable candidates:

We have two months left to recruit qualified candidates for the 2021-22 Rotary Peace Fellowship and we need your help!

Can you suggest someone?

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Rotary Down Under

Did you know you can receive your RDU magazine digitally via email?

The Club pays a subscription for RDU magazine on behalf of each member which forms part of the cost of member’s annual subscriptions.

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The Story of the Road

Jacqueline Tonks will be our guest speaker (via Zoom, of course) on 28th April.

She writes:  As you know - our documentary The Story of the Road  will be screened on SBS next week, we thought you might be interested to know it will be followed by a Facebook live event where we'll be talking about the making of the film.

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MISSED CALL SCAM

There has been an increase in Aussies being targeted by a missed phone call scam that results in victims losing money the moment they ring back.

This type of con is known as a Wangiri scam, a Japanese term that roughly translates to “one and cut”.

In this scam the scammer will call you, let the phone ring once and then hang up without leaving a message. The victim then sees that they have a missed call from an international number.

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THE SHADOW KNOWS

How could they ever keep The Shadow in lockdown?
 
He sees and hears all, despite all their bureaucratic efforts . . . .
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

"Never will I allow myself to become so important, so wise, so dignified, so powerful, that I forget how to laugh at myself and my world."

-   Og Mandino

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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 does Jill have, ready to surprise us?
 
 
 
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

Mamma Mia  -  Saturday 30th May

Unfortunately, performances have had to be cancelled, and those who pre-paid shall have their money refunded.

As they say, "The cheque is in the mail!"

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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

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

 

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