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Edition 32 Monday, 7th June 2021

Message from our President

Well here we are again, anxiously awaiting a decision on ending this latest lockdown at the end of the week. We will need to await the exact terms surrounding its ending prior to planning for the market reopening, meeting schedule and upcoming change over dinners.
We have a board meeting tonight (Tuesday) where some scenarios will be played out and members advised at this weeks ZOOM meeting.
When we are allowed to function as normal, there is much to be done, plenty of people are suffering, particularly from a mental health perspective and financially. I think there is a need for each committee to consider the circumstances of people within their area of responsibility and reach out, let’s see what we uncover.
 See you in the morning on Zoom at 7.30 although I know Ian kicks off the meeting at 7.15. Meeting details here.
Geoff Gledhill
Meeting this week
This week will be a Zoom meeting once again, details here. We will be showing part of a video by inspirational speaker, Jessie Harman,  “Rotary the Next 100 Years” . Also, have a look at the article below on subscribing to our Events Calendar. Have all events update directly to your phone.
Ian Ballantine
Our Club meets weekly. It can either be a Zoom meeting, or an "in person" meeting.
Please check details of each week's meeting here or elsewhere in this Bulletin to confirm venue. You are very welcome to join us.
Members will be saddened to hear of the passing of Jill Richards, wife of past District Governor Bob Richards(2006-7). Jill has been battling illness for some time. IanB
Weekly Meeting June 2 2021 Grant Perry
The meeting was held on ‘zoom’  and the guest speaker was our very own Grant Perry. Grant made an informative, interesting and intellectually challenging presentation on “Polymerase Chain Reaction” (PCR).
Club Meeting May 26 2021 David Burt
The meeting was held on ‘Zoom’, and Larry Green was Chair.
Guest speaker was David Burt from Sport And Life Training (SALT), which is a not for profit organisation. It receives significant support from Bendigo Bank and some Rotary Clubs.
Rotary members lead effort to transform childbirth care in Mongolia
Taken from here.
Julie Dockrill, recipient of Rotary’s People of Action: Champions of Health, led a team of midwives in training health care professionals as part of a comprehensive well-being program that’s saving mothers and babies
by Ryan Hyland
Rotary members in Italy apply expertise to assist in COVID-19 vaccinations
Taken from here
“We Stop COVID” initiative draws on volunteers’ diverse skills to support vaccination campaign in Italy’s Verona region
by Ryan Hyland
Kenyan Rotary clubs sow seeds and reflect on fruits of their labor
Taken from the RI website here.
In 2007, Agnes Kiraithe was invited to speak at the Rotary Club of Muthaiga, in Nairobi. At the time, Kiraithe was the chief administrator of what is now the Kenya Children’s Home, and she had come to talk about the organization, which takes in orphaned children from around the city. After her presentation, she looked around the club.  
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make you smile...
International Time Differences.....One of the Russian Ambassadors comes to President Putin and tells him he'd like to resign."Why?" Putin asks him."Ah, Mr. President, I can't take these time differences! I fly to another city, call home and everyone is asleep, I last woke you up at 4 in the morning, but I thought it was only evening, I call Angela Merkel to congratulate her on her birthday and she tells me she had it yesterday, I wish the Chinese President a happy New Year, and he says it will be tomorrow.""Well, these are just minor inconveniences," says Putin. "Do you remember when that Polish plane crashed, killing their president? I called them to express my condolences, but the plane hadn't yet taken off!
Thanks to Karin Soster
Latest Photo Albums
DG Alma Reynolds workshop May 2021
Bentleigh Sunday Market May 2021

Market Report June 6, 2021
There was no Market this week

Chairman this week - Sue Loeliger
Market Roster
Roster for the next 2 Markets (6.15am start).
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Members click here to see your own roster.
Market June 13th
Market Leader Ballantine, Ian
Assistant Mason, Margaret
Assistant Mason, John
Market June 20th
Market Leader O'Brien, Peter
Assistant Gartly, Geoff
Assistant Kaplan, Roy
Upcoming Events
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Weekly Zoom meeting Jessie Harman
Jun 09, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Club meeting Tim Lynch
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 16, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Changeover Dinner
Bentleigh Club
Jun 19, 2021
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Club Meeting Club Forum
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 23, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
District Chageover Dinner
Southern Golf Club
Jun 26, 2021
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Join Date
Alan Kempton
June 1, 1995
26 years
Janet Blainey
June 1, 1995
26 years
John Mason
June 1, 1995
26 years
Karin Soster
June 1, 1995
26 years
Ron Brownlees
June 1, 1995
26 years
Tony Ryan
June 1, 1995
26 years
Warren Stahel
June 1, 1983
38 years
Glenda Stahel
June 30, 2008
13 years
I remind members that you are responsible for the information contained in the Club's database. This includes, birthdays, phone numbers, addresses etc etc. Even your own photo. You maintain this via this link.
Ian Ballantine
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