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PRESIDENT'S POST

More than 30 members and guests attended today’s special Anzac Day lunch at which our speakers were Rob Edgell, President, and Jim Dewar, Secretary, of the Victorian Branch of the Vietnam Veterans Association’s Education Team.
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Victorian Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam Veterans Ron Edgell and Jim Dewar had prepared us for their talk with a short military biography.

However we were unprepared for their racy and entertaining tag-team presentation, which kept us on our toes. Their time sped past: we could have listened to many more of their yarns.

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A ROLE FOR ROTARY

According to the UN’s World Population Prospects 2019, the current world population of 7.7 billion could grow to around 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050, and 10.9 billion in 2100.
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District 9800 Annual Conference

Eleven members and partners attended the first face-to-face District 9800 Conference for two years in Albury last weekend.
The success of the conference was due in no small part to the excellent chairing of former ABC and now a freelance broadcaster and journalist Ali Moore. (right)
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World Immunization Week

World Immunization Week is an opportunity to raise awareness about the effectiveness of vaccines and mobilize people’s support for immunization.
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Lingua File

An occasional column that celebrates finer distinctions in the English language
 
enquire/enquiry, inquire/inquiry
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Cough at your Phone

Several coughs into a phone are all that is needed to diagnose Covid-19 using a breakthrough in artificial intelligence developed by Australian scientists.
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AROUND THE TRAPS

This week we have our last article on Rotary's Area of Focus for April, Maternal and Child Health, so we can announce the winner of our Crossword Puzzle Query.
And isn't it nice seeing our members back from the Conference? 
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JEST FOR A LAUGH

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
- Colette (1873 - 1954), Chance Acquaintances, 1952
 
Once again, Jane Drury supplies our giggles for the week.
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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

Seven Women On-line Cooking Classes

Mosquito-free Picnic   30th April

Glenferrie Golf Day  -  24th May

Mentor Match

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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