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Edition 76 Monday, 16th May 2022

Message from our President

“Serve to Change Lives”
During the last week I was away up country in beautiful Yarrawonga and I took the opportunity to attend one of the local Rotary club meetings.
Jo Impey often takes up these opportunities that Rotary membership provides and she has encouraged me to do likewise when travelling.
RC Yarrawonga Mulwala meets every Monday evening 6pm. On this particular week the meeting was held in their shed at the local showgrounds, which was a five-minute walk for me from our unit in town. This was and is a tremendous opportunity to link in with other Rotarians and experience other clubs and how they operate, share stories and meet the locals.
I was welcomed by the 20 gentlemen and two ladies in attendance and given time to tell of the activities of our club. Conversations during the meeting and sharing of reports sounded so familiar especially in relation to the Sunday market that they run once a month. As a guest I was given a special presentation which consisted of a wine glass with the club’s name on it (perfect really) and a booklet detailing the 75-year history of the club. The picture here is of President Joe Cilia and Bernie Bott. Bernie is a past district governor and currently sits on the board of Australian Rotary Health. Bernie was particularly impressed and grateful for our yearly donation to Australian Rotary Health. The Rotarian friendship and genuine welcome was sincere and appreciated and I will revisit this club on my travels again. This is just one example of what your Rotary membership can do for you.
This coming Thursday 20th May there is a social/fellowship opportunity – dinner at Bentleigh RSL – no agenda just social time for anyone able to attend. You order and pay for your own meal and drinks at bar prices. Geoff Gartly is organising this booking so if able to attend please respond to his mobile or email.
The change over dinner is now organised for Saturday 18th June, at St. Kilda football club. The invitations have gone out. Cost is $50 per head for members and partners and other guests who are warmly welcome cost is $60 per head. We will be taking payment for this night from now on at club meetings, so get in early and help us to make this a great event.
At this week’s meeting we welcome Tony Monley OAM and Kathy Monley (past AG). Next year 2023 Melbourne will host the Rotary International Convention. These are WOW events and don’t come around in your own backyard very often, seldom actually. International events in your city are not to be missed. Tony is the District Representative on the host
organising committee and his brief is to provide our club with an overview of the event and ways in which we can be involved.
Lastly on Tuesday 31st May at 11am, morning tea and official presentation of our donation to South Caulfield Community Garden will take place. I invite any member who is able to attend to come along, see for yourself the organisation’s work and premises that our monies assist and the outcomes of those donations. The address is cnr of Jupiter and Kooyong Roads, South Caulfield – enter via Jupiter St.  Would appreciate knowing if you are able to attend mainly for catering purposes and available chairs in the garden.
Thanks everyone
With every best wishes
President Helen Nodrum

Speaker info this Week

This week's speaker info: Past District Governor, Tony Monley - Rotary International convention 27-31 May 2023. - update on what we need to know
Meeting will also be available on Zoom
Meeting ID 3532621046 Pwd 3191 or click here.

District 9810 Highlights

This month's edition of the District events bulletin, Highlights is out now. If you haven't seen it in your inbox, click here.
Club Meeting May 11 2022 Danny Frawley Centre
    Geoff Gartly was our chairperson for today’s club meeting at Cilantro.  He called upon President Helen for the invocation and Marg Lucas for the royal toast.  Guests, Marcus Godinho, CEO of FareShare, and Elise Facer- Childs, our guest speaker, were welcomed.  Tony Ryan and Jo Impey joined the meeting via Zoom.  There was a welcome return from Graham Chad, who also performed a toast to the club.
    We had some intermittent technical problems today, however, true to form, we got by very well.  We wish to thank Tony Fitzlaff and his team for preparing breakfast this morning under some challenging circumstances having experienced a gas leakage last night and not having any gas for cooking this morning.  Yet the kitchen team provided a lovely breakfast to the high standard we have come to accept as normal. 
Degustation Dinner May 10 2022
A number of members and friends of Rotary attended this event at Zest Restaurant, Holmsglen, Waverley.
In attendance were Peter and Linda O'Brien, Helen Nodrum, Margie Lucas, Ian Ballantine and Helen Parker, Greg O'Shea and Michael Bury.
An album of pics can be viewed here.
Bayspeak displays talent in our local students
Bayspeak is live and underway for the second year in a row.
Bayspeak brings together the most talented senior and junior secondary school students from the Bayside and surrounding area to compete in a speaking competition, with an aim to build confidence and harness leadership qualities.
On Tuesday 10 May the 1st heat of the competition was held at Brighton Grammar School.
Inner Wheel Art Auction May 7 2022
Held at the Bentleigh Club on Saturday, May 7th 2022.
A number of members and partners attended this great event organised by Inner Wheel
An album of pics can be found at Inner Wheel Art Auction May 2022. These are at 1500 pixels.
In addition, all images are available to save from Google Drive here
These are available at both 1500 pixels and original resolution
St Kilds Footy to be Auctioned
ATTENTION St Kilda Fans - This is your chance to get your hands on a football signed by the 2022 St Kilda Football Team!
To be Auctioned This Saturday at 8PM at the Bentleigh Club. Refer here for details.
DG Training Sydney May 2022
Member Ian Ballantine, District Governor Nominee, attended a two day training session in Sydney with other DGN's.
It was the first time we had the opportunity to meet in person.
Club Meeting May 4 2022
Geoff Gledhill was our chairperson today at Cilantro, and called upon Greg O’Shea for invocation and Larry Green for the royal toast.  Anna Mouradian, who visited our club last week, joined us again today as a club guest.  Ian was absent from today’s meeting, so there was no Zoom.
Club International Toast – Grant Perry
European Rotaract clubs organize to help Ukrainian refugees
From th weebsite here
 By Ryan Hyland
Within hours of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February 2022, Iryna Bushmina fled her home in Kyiv. Along with her sister and her three-month-old nephew, she journeyed to Vienna, Austria, staying with Rotary members along the way. Their generosity inspired Bushmina, a member of the Rotaract Club of Kyiv-City and the district Rotaract representative for Ukraine, to organize a larger-scale relief effort — and now, an online platform she created has helped Rotaract and Rotary members find shelter for thousands of Ukrainian refugees.
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Latest Photo Albums
Degustation Dinner May 2022
Inner Wheel Art Auction May 2022
RAM No Mosquito Picnic 30-4-2022
D9810 Conference March 2022 RCBMC
District 9810 Conference March 2022 - Saturday Evening
District 9810 Conference March 2022 - Day sessions
Club Pre Conference Dinner at the Marine March 25 2022
Rotary Storm Recovery Festival
Bentleigh Market January 2022
Market December 2021

Market Report May 15, 2022
Team members: 0 Geoff Gledhill, Helen Nodrum, Peter O’Brien, Graham (Moorabbin), Linda O’Brien
O’night parkers: One Semi Trailer taking up 7 bays.
Pedestrians 1166
Leader Geoff Gledhill
Roster for the next 2 weeks
Meeting Chairman refer here for help

Note Market start time is 6.15am
Click on See all Rosters at right for future weeks. Members click here to see your own roster.
Meeting May 18th 2022
Chairperson Gaur, Gaurav
Cashier / Regalia O'Brien, Linda
Cashier / Regalia Green, Larry
International Toast Perry, Grant
Meeting May 25 2022
Chairperson Mahajan, Vishal
Cashier / Regalia Soster, Karin
Cashier / Regalia Nolan, Peter
Sergeant Session Mason, John
 Market May 22nd 2022
Market Leader Gledhill, Geoff
Assistant Kruss, Neville
Assistant Langridge, Samantha
Market May 29th 2022
Market Leader O'Shea, Greg
Assistant Impey, Jo
Assistant Chad, Graham
Club Meeting May 18 2022 Tony Monley
Cilantro Restaurant
May 18, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
District 9810 Assembly
May 22, 2022 9:00 AM –
May 29, 2022 4:00 PM
Club meeting May 25 2022 Evening Meeting Bees
Cilantro Restaurant
May 25, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Club Meeting June 1 2022 Grant Holland
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 01, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting June 8 2022 Carol Stals
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 08, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting June 15 2022 James Grima
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 15, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Changeover Dinner
Jun 18, 2022
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Club Meeting June 22 Fellowship
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 22, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
District 9810 Changeover Dinner
Jun 25, 2022
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Club Meeting June 29 2022 Helen Nodrum
Cilantro Restaurant
Jun 29, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ron Brownlees
May 6
Larry Green
Sarah Bennett
May 1
Join Date
Larry Green
May 1, 1993
29 years
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Ian Ballantine
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