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PRESIDENT'S POST

Thirty members and guests attended today’s Club meeting at which our guest speaker was Kim Ellis, Director of the Australian Antarctic Division.
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Australian Antarctic Division

Kim Ellis, Director of the Australian Antarctic Division was introduced by David Pisterman.  He described the history and background of the Division and its projects, before an account of an inspection tour of a large section of the Antarctic Continent.
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March - Water and Sanitation Month

Area of Focus: Water and Sanitation Month.
 
This month also includes the World Rotaract Week from the 7th until 14th of March.
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Vocational Service Comment

I thought Kim Ellis’s presentation on Antarctica was so interesting today: it evoked thought on how important it is to have everyone from a range of disciplines working as a team, not only within the Australian bases but how effectively all the international bases operate in support of one another in one of the world’s most hostile environments.
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Five Tips for Effective Communication

There are a number of ways to improve your communication skills so that you can make an effective argument.
From public speaking to face-to-face conversations, here are some tips from world-class astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to help you become a good debater:
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RAWCS Ukraine Relief Appeal

This appeal is looking at a goal to raise $5,000,000 and we currently stand at just under $2,000,000 which is wonderful so far.

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AROUND THE TRAPS

Reuters reports that the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed a lawsuit against Facebook alleging that the social media giant failed to prevent scammers from using its platform to promote fake ads to unsuspecting users.
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
 - Bill Nye, Interview with Wired.com, April 2005
 
Our Jester today is Jane Drury: her first yarn is a cracker!
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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

Rotary Leadership Institute - March/April

Seven Women On-line Cooking Classes

DG Dale Hoy invites us to Albury for our District Conference being held 22nd - 24th April 2022.

Glenferrie Golf Day  -  24th May

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

 

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