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Meeting This Week - we are at Cilantro 7am for 7.10am start
The meeting will also be available on Zoom - details here

Edition 94 Monday, 19th September 2022

Message from our President

From the Desk of President Margaret 
I hope that all of you had a good week despite the weather and your footy team’s win or loss.
The visit from the 9810 District Governor last week was a much needed  “shot in the arm”   He certainly reinforced my confidence that RCBMC is on the right track. In attracting new members, we must be cognizant that we make the club fit the members and not the members fit the club.
 Although many members and committees work hard, we should always be open to new and different ideas and ways of doing things. The mindset of “ we have always done it this way” has the potential to leads us into the path of stagnation.
The speaker for this week 21st September has pulled out at short notice because of the public holidays and long weekend. It is fortuitous that we can use the meeting for fellowship and also to discuss what we as a club can do to meet the District 9810 Incentive Rewards Programme. I am confident that we can achieve the required points to be eligible for the rewards offered. However, this requires the commitment of all members and I am sure all of you will step up and meet the challenge.
Update on Regionalisation:-
I wish to inform all members that, on behalf of the club, I have votes “yes” to the regionalisation Pilot Programme.  Thank you for your decision and prompt response.
Have a good week.
Thanks everyone
With every best wishes
President Margaret Mason

Speaker info this Week: This week's speaker is Bradley Peterson
He will talk on formation and work of AA

At Cilantro (details) and Zoom: Meeting ID 3532621046 Pwd 3191 or click here.
Coming Speakers - September 28, speaker Vicki MacKay.
Note this meeting will be at The Healey Refer here

Share Me a Dream Charity Ball 2022
October 1, 2022
details here

Glen Eira Community Safety Day Oct 9 2022 Details here

District 9810 Conference March 2023
Details and link to registration here.

International Convention May 2023 Melbourne
Info and registration here

Latest edition of District Newsletter can be found here
Rotary, Ukraine Friends to collaborate on addressing needs in Ukraine
From the RI website here


Rotary International and the U.S.-based nonprofit Ukraine Friends have agreed to collaborate to provide resources, organize logistics, and distribute funds for high-impact projects that help Ukrainians affected by the war with Russia.

Fellowship at Arcobar
A number of members enjoyed a great night of fellowship at the Arcobar in Moorabbin.
Amongst the group were Jo, Sam, Grant, Anna, Julie and Stewart, Ron and Marilyn, Neville and Cheryl, Alan and Julie, Faye and Ken, and John and Margaret
Club Meeting Sept 14 2022 DG Ken Miller
    President Margaret chaired today’s club meeting at Cilantro that coincided with the D.G. club visit from our District Governor, Ken Miller.  Other guests included our Assistant Governor, Les Marton, and Peter Cummins from Beaumaris.  Greg conducted the invocation, and Sergeant John M conducted the loyal toast which included a toast to our new sovereign, King Charles III.  Glenda, Charles and Peter N joined the meeting via Zoom.
Rotaract in Italy
From the RI website here
The Rotaract Club of Fiorenzuola d’Arda partnered with municipal officials and the Rotary clubs of Fiorenzuola d’Arda, Cortemaggiore Pallavicino, and Piacenza S. Antonino to challenge high school students to propose environmentally sustainable projects that city leaders could implement.
McKinnon SC Interact Sausage Sizzle
Some members of the club were at McKinnon Secondary College on Friday 9th September, supporting the Interact Club run the sausage sizzle stand. Thank you to Tim Moran, Julie Reid, Ron Brownlees and Peter O’Brien for your time and effort. The students the Interact club and the teacher were very appreciative of the support.
RI President 2024-25
From the RI website here
Stephanie A. Urchick is selected to be the 2024-25 president of Rotary International
District 9810 Conference 2023
Book now for District 9810 Conference in Canberra, March 2023
All details here
Melbourne Convention 2023
From the RI Website here
 By Arnold R. Grahl Photography by Monika Lozinska
After discovering new perspectives and being inspired by new ideas at the 2022 Rotary International Convention, attendees and virtual participants are looking ahead to next year's gathering in Melbourne, the sparkling second city of Australia.
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Degustation Dinner May 2022
Inner Wheel Art Auction May 2022
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D9810 Conference March 2022 RCBMC
District 9810 Conference March 2022 - Saturday Evening
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Club Pre Conference Dinner at the Marine March 25 2022
Rotary Storm Recovery Festival
Bentleigh Market January 2022
Market December 2021

Market Report September 18 2022
Team members:Greg O'Shea Karin Soster, Sam Langridge, Andrew Kenny, Jenny Pather
Pedestrians 631
Market report: Pretty quiet market, but all things considered with threatening weather it was not too bad
Leader Greg O'Shea
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 September 21st 2022
Chairperson O'Brien, Peter
Cashier / Regalia Lucas, Margaret
Cashier / Regalia Perry, Grant
Sergeant Session Mason, John
Meeting September 28th 2022
Chairperson Impey, Jo
Cashier / Regalia O'Brien, Linda
Cashier / Regalia O'Brien, Peter
Sergeant Session Mason, John
Market September 25th 2022
Market Leader Green, Larry
Assistant Impey, Jo
Assistant Kempton, Alan
Market October 2nd 2022
Market Leader Ferguson, Paul
Assistant Reid, Julie
Assistant Kane, Terry
Club Meeting September 21 2022 Bradley Peterson
Cilantro Restaurant
Sep 21, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting September 28 2022 The Healey
The Healey
Sep 28, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Share Me a Dream Charity Ball 2022
Melrose Reception
Oct 01, 2022
6:30 PM – 11:59 PM
Glen Eira Community Safety Day Oct 9 2022
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
Oct 09, 2022
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Club Meeting October 26 2022 Evening RYLA
Cilantro Restaurant
Oct 26, 2022
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Club meeting November 23 2022 AGM
Cilantro Restaurant
Nov 23, 2022
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
President's Elect Briefing
Nov 27, 2022
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Presidents Elect Training Seminar February 2023
Feb 18, 2023 9:00 AM –
Feb 19, 2023 3:00 PM
District 9810 Conference March 2023
Realm Hotel
Mar 03, 2023 9:00 AM –
Mar 05, 2023 1:00 PM
District Assmebly
May 07, 2023 9:00 AM –
May 14, 2023 3:00 PM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
John Mason
September 7
Spouse Birthdays
Margaret Mason
September 1
Sarah Bennett
September 12
Dr Helen Parker
September 23
Join Date
Ian Ballantine
September 16, 1997
25 years
Linda O'Brien
September 18, 1996
26 years
Terry Kane
September 18, 2013
9 years
Geoff Gartly
September 19, 2001
21 years
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Ian Ballantine
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