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March is Clean Water and Sanitation Month

Clean water, sanitation, and hygiene education are basic necessities for a healthy environment and a productive life.

When people have access to clean water and sanitation, waterborne diseases decrease, children stay healthier and attend school more regularly, and mothers can spend less time carrying water and more time helping their families.

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President"s Post

Thirty-five members and guests attended today’s Club meeting by Zoom to hear our speaker the legendary sports commentator Graeme (‘Smokey’) Dawson AM. 
 
Other guests were Ross Pritchard, Acting Principal of Auburn High School and Stuart Stockdale.
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The Olympic Games

Today’s speaker Graham “Smokey” Dawson is no stranger to the club, and his reminiscences of decades in broadcasting brightened up a day which was originally planned to have an Olympic theme. 
 
Peter England introduced the man who has broadcast 1834 AFL/VFL games (including 40 Grand Finals) six Commonwealth Games, and four Olympic Games. He has received the Order of Australia and is a member of the MCG Media Hall of Fame. 
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Vocational Service Comment Week 3

Each week your Vocational Services committee seeks to encourage members and readers to consider what the future holds for their vocations and  employment in general.
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Special Interest Discussion Groups

The Fixers and Bookworms met on Monday, to help solve the world's problems.
 
Did they succeed?
 
Who knows?
 
 
 
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Membership and New Club development Month

August is . . . Membership and New Club development Month, as Membership Director Tilak Dissanayake reminds us.

He will encourage us  to put on our thinking caps -  can you think of anyone who might be interested in becoming a member of our club?  

Think of how many people you know who might one day say “I was never asked!”

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Youth Service committee comprises Kevin Rose, Ian Macfarlane, Suzanne Zidziunas and myself and I thank those other members for their help and support.

This is an overview of the youth programs we have currently in place to help young people reach their full potential and other projects that we may consider later this year or in future years.

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Around the Traps

"Around the traps" is an Australian slang expression which generally refers to the fact that two or more people are likely to be gathered in the same location in the near future.

After they'd finished a few beers, Jimmy stood up and said to his friend Thommo: "Gotta go mate. See ya around the traps."

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Jest for a Laugh

An elderly lady who walks her dog nearby, sent us some pithy comments.
 
Here's a sample:
"If one door closes and another door opens, you are probably in prison."
Do you really want to read more?
 
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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

Volunteering with the DG experience - Saturday 13 August

Rotary Leadership Institute   August 14th, 21st, 28th.

Fundraising Luncheon - 7th October

Rotary International Convention in 2023.

Lift the Lid on Mental Health Lunch - 7th October 2022.​​​​​​

 

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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 ROSTER

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

 

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