Monthly Archives: August 2013
RCPM hosted at Mac Robertson Girls High School

RCPM was hosted this week at Mac Robertson Girls High School full assembly. Our President Ricardo, Community Director Robyn and Young Generations Director Geri, were welcomed by the school’s Principal Dr. Toni E Meath, teachers and students at a full assembly. We presented17 students with Certificates of Appreciation for their help with our projects and […]

Great interest at The AGM
Interest was high!
RI New International Website announced

   Rotary International  Dear Rotary Club Officer,  For nearly two years, we’ve been working to refresh and revitalize Rotary’s website and in just a few days, your new website will be unveiled to our members and the public.  We are set to launch on August 26th, and in anticipation of this exciting event, I am reaching out […]

DIK goes Flash

Donations in Kind (DIK) goes up market Well, not quite, but after 10 years and more than 100,000  hours of voluntary work being performed by Rotarians and friends at the ‘Donation in Kind’ warehouse in West Footscray, volunteers finally have a dining area, a kitchen, potable water and a meeting area. It seem ironic that […]

Look Who came to Dinner

Giampaolo Mercati,  from the Rotary Club of Verona, has made Australia his holiday destination with his wife and children who are undertaking some swim coaching and training at the Pool. Giampaolo generously told us about Verona, his club and managed to do so without once mentioning Romeo and Juliet until the assembled members pressed him […]

District Grant Winners – RCPM

RCPM Granted a District Grant for our ‘Balibo Flag House & CLC, toilet reconstruction’ project in Timor Leste. Congratulations to Gill Sosso, who successfully applied for A ‘District Grant’ to supplement our funding of the toilet block reconstruction & potable water supply, at the Balibo Community Learning Centre and Balibo Flag House, in Balibo, Bobonaro […]

New Generations

PP Geri Charles our New Generations leader for 2013 gave a presentation on New Generations and how it is structured in D9800. New Generations refers to the youngest generation in the family of Rotary. Many are participants in Rotary’s youth and young adult programs: Interact, Rotaract, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and Rotary Youth Exchange. […]

New Generations
PP Geri Charles our New Generations leader for 2013 gave a presentation on New Generations and how it is structured in D9800. New Generations refers to the youngest generation in the family of Rotary. Many are participants in Rotary’s youth and young adult programs: Interact, Rotaract, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and Rotary Youth Exchange. [...]
Bunnings Report

President Ricardo reports: Bunnings yesterday was not our greatest money spinner, it was cold, wet and somewhat miserable weather so not many buyers at Bunnings and consequently not many sausages sold. On the other hand, some people thought the cold was a good excuse to eat 2 or even 3 sausages, this rubbed off on […]

Soles 4 Souls Update

Members will be pleased to know that Dalice, who spoke to us at our Christmas in July event and whose car we filled with Shoes, is now working out of DIK. Ricardo reports that her corner at DIk is absolutely overflowing with shoes and it has become a very successful project. S4S is still working […]