Category Archives: Visitors & Guests
The Balibo Partnership

RCPM – RC Bentleigh Moorabbin Central

PP Ricardo and President Graham, between travels, DIK and drinks and all round gaiety thought it would be appropriate if RCPM got together with RC BMC and actually got around to recognising their initial work that we benefitted from in East Timor. So arrangements were made and a great evening it was. RC BMC arranged […]

What a busy Woman looks like

We were very pleased to welcome a return visit from Patricia del Solar who accompanied the Chilean Consul General at our last meeting.  Patricia was asked to tell us a little about herself and her background and Secretary David was exhausted half way through what Patricia does on a day to day basis let alone study […]

Guests & Transformations

We were fortunate and pleased to have the Chilean Consul General Don Gabriel Jara Maldonado accompanied by his Delightful First Secretary in charge of and his visit with us and thank us for the ongoing support we have provided to Chile and now Argentian border lands with the Rotary Bed Bank project. Introduced by the […]

Welcomed to the Push!

At our last meeting, and First for the year, we saw the induction of Dr Lisa Matriste, a dentist of renown, who is leading the charge in establishing the Balibo Dental Clinic we are attaching to the Medical centre in East Timor. Lisa has been part and parcel of the undertakings in East Timor having visited […]

Sparkle at the Emerald

A celebration of Ten Years of Service and Making a Difference


We were graced by the charming English couple of Richard and Debbie Boother on an extended trip down under. Richard and Debbie hail from the Rotary Club of Woodbridge Deben in the UK and starting in Darwin are making their way around the country. A friendly pair who joined in with our general joshing at […]

Tongue Tied but Fed

A Tongue Tied President Robyn greeted our visitors form the Fukuyama East Rotary Club and was very pleased to learn that both visitors Mr Tokuji Uemoto and Ms Takako Kobayashi were each members of the FERC in their own right and as they explained to Robyn not married to each other. Our smiling guests were […]

Shine A Light – ADG Visit

Light UP Rotary was the not only this years Rotary theme but the centerpiece of D9800 District Governor Murray Verso inspiring address to the Club for his official visit. DG Murray was accompanied by his wife Irene. We also had a visit on the night from The Men In Black, a sombre group of Funeral […]

A Bean Dinner?

PP Ricardo filling in President Robyn took the Chair and a fun filled night for all only interupted by PP Ricardo giving shoooooorrrrt talk on something. PP Grant opened a book on if he could finish before Dinner, and amazingly he did it because dinner was late and we did our dough so the Acting […]

Janus Prevails

At this weeks Dinner we were very happy to greet our prospective new member Francesca (Fran) Berger once again but saddened to hear that our newly found friends Graham and Jackie had purchased a home in Mount Martha. Fran will bring lots of international experience to the Club having lived and worked in the far […]