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PRESIDENTS NOTE

Today we had 40 in attendance at our weekly meeting.
Ian Bentley kindly mentioned that he discovered a pleasing statistic when reviewing dashboard on Club Runner. Our club has had over 80 % in attendance this financial year. This is outstanding considering all meetings have been under zoom conditions. Well done everybody.
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THE MAN BEHIND THE BADGE - PHIL DOLAN

Dr Phil Dolan, in his “Man Behind the Badge” talk today, presented insights into what interests him about a future project. By analysing, the who, what and why of investing in an idea, particularly start-ups, to gain the best results for all. Turning good ideas into excellent returns, is not achieved by chance and in Phil’s case, is built on a solid and impressive professional background, both in academia and business.
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ROTARY IN HARMONY

The Rotary in Harmony concert last Sunday was a great event.

It was a very well put together production, initiated by Rotary South Bendigo in aid of Mental Health Week.

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ROTARY AS A CONDUIT

PDG David Rosback AM puts forward the view that Rotary is not merely a sausage-sizzling charity, but with the member’s varied vocations, Rotary can become a conduit for community-based projects. 
 
He uses  “conduit” in the sense of an agency or means of access, communication, transmitting or distributing.
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GRATITUDE PACKS
Help! Do you have any unwanted doona covers? Please get in touch with Katrina Flinn.
 
Unwanted doona covers provide the perfect material for boomerang bags (soft, durable and colourful).
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False cures for COVID-19

Coronavirus has dragged the woo-merchants out of the woodwork, especially among the chiropractic fraternity. The site linked below is just one of them.

But let this be a warning. The good people of the Skeptical movement have been bringing a number of local versions of these scams to the attention of the relevant authorities. 

 

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THE SHADOW KNOWS

Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.

-  Ibn Taymiyyah

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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Just to make sure you are keeping up-to-date, this week we present some news clippings.
 
More fake news? Who knows!
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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

Walk for Those who Can’t 

The Sporting Chance Raffle

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

 

    13th October

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       3rd November

 Greeting/Badges    

  Zoom Meeting

Zoom Meeting

Zoom Meeting

No Meeting

 Front Desk   

      

 

Cup Day

 Credit Cards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Set & Clear Up  

   

 

 

 

   

 MC        

     
 
Andrew Crockett
 

 

 

 

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