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Next Meeting:          Tuesday; 14th August, 2018                       at 6:30pm at German Club Tivoli, 291 Dandenong Road, Windsor.

Admission $30 inc Dinner or $10 attendance only. Drinks are available at bar prices.

 Presidents Musings Thursday 9th August, 2018


Early Bird registration for the Multi-District Conference on 15th & 16th February 2019 to be held at Melbourne Exhibition Centre CLOSES in NOVEMBER.   Book now to save!    If you need assistance with booking on line, please let me know.

DIK Working Bee (with RC Brighton North) will be from 9.30 am – approximately 12 noon next TUESDAY 14th August at Shed 40 / 400 Somerville Rd, West Footscray.      If you live near me (or can come to me) I have room for three and am leaving home at 8.30 am


 A Taste of Brazil

   Welcome to Rotary Youth Exchange Student Jade Reis Costa

Come and sample Bralian Food and Music.

Friday  31st August, 2018   7pm   $25.00 per head

Venue  at  Cilantro Function Room

rear of Holmesglen campus . South Road, Moorabbin

RSVP  27/8/18




Last Week's Guest Speaker:   Seamus Spark - Co-author of Dunera Lives

In May and June 1940, with Britain facing the prospect of invasion by Germany, Winston Churchill’s government interned all German and Austrian men aged between sixteen and sixty who were living in Britain. The government feared they might form a “fifth column” in the event of invasion. On 10 July, 2000 of these men, most of whom were Jewish, were herded aboard the HMT Dunera at Liverpool and deported to Australia, where they were to be interned for the duration of the war. These men are now commonly known as the “Dunera boys.”

In most cases, their internment didn’t last the war. The British and Australian governments recognised the injustice of their situation, and the fact that they posed no threat, and from 1941 offered them paths out of internment. Those who stayed in Australia during the war were eventually given the option of permanent residency, and about 900 remained. In ways big and small, grand and humble, they helped build postwar Australian society.



Be The Inspiration   ...    just like  9 year old  Benji

Rotary - People of Action...

Rotary Fellowships are groups whose members share a common interest in recreational activities, sports, hobbies, or professions.

Rotarian Action Groups help Rotary clubs and districts plan and carry out community development and humanitarian service projects in their area of expertise. 


Skiing is enjoyed worldwide by thousands of Rotarians and their families of all ages and abilities. What better and more enjoyable avenue to build new friendships and international understanding than to join your fellow Rotarians and sharpen your skills on the slopes of the world or see the world on cross-country skis! Not only will your physical fitness improve, but with a closer understanding of Rotary ideals your spirit will be enriched as well.

By joining the Fellowship, you will not only meet Rotarians from around the world who share your interest in skiing, but you will create lasting friendships.           find out more:


Don't forget to bring in the stamps received on your mail. This will be an ongoing project with proceeds going to Rotary Multi District Trachoma Project. We will have a collection box at the meetings.


This Week's Guests: Jonathon Levin - Transitioning to Elderhood


Chairman:          Lili Teichman

Toast: Club - Roberto Ortiz                    Australia – John Strong

Attendance/Menu: Jack Dimand             Set Up and Clean Up: Martin Verhoeven






An invitation to join us on a visit to the Tulip Festival.   If you would like to join us as please contact Alan or Joan.    It would great to make a group booking.

For mor Information


That's about it for this week.   See you on Tuesday. 





Thanks to our Sponsors:-

     Archer Technolog Group

     Blake Street Bridge Club

     Caulfield Park Sports Club

     Leske Cohen & Sandor Real Estate

     Nelson Brothers Funeral Services

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