Monthly Archives: March 2014
RYPEN – 2014

A bunch of Happy Campers and Gigglers ready to muster Frogs

RCPM & RC Temuco Amancai – Chile

RC Port Melbourne & RC Temuco Amancai, Chile – Medical Aid Container This is a last report on the very successful shipment of medical aid send during PP Robyn McDonald’s 2012-13 year, to the RC of Temuco-Amancai. The Chilean Consul-General in Melbourne, don Diego Velasco von Pilgrimm recently toured the area into which the 13 […]

New Ute for East Timor

New UTE for East Timor All good things come to an end! and sadly, so it was for Daryl Mills’ trusty Toyota ‘Troopie’! East Timor roads are truly bad and amongst the worse road I have ever experienced, just ask PP Robyn, she can vouch for it. On our last trip there to inspect the […]

Joint Meeting with RCMS

Guest Speaker: Mr Brian Wilson Port of Melbourne Corporation Our Joint-Meeting with RCMS this week was truly a success, Brian Wilson, G.M. of Communications at Port of Melbourne Corporation, was a fountain of information. His case for the bigger picture, placing the Port of Melbourne as the centre piece of a future regional import-export hub, […]

Ricardos Rambles – good week

Dinner Meeting Monday 17th March. Induction Inducting a new member to RCPM is always a pleasure, but inducting David Richardson was truly unique, not only because he had been one us for many years in the past, but just simply because David has always maintained his links with the club and friendships with members. He […]

Ricardos Ramble V2

So much to tell……so much happening Sunday 10th March: Rotary International District 9800 annual conference at the Gold Coast PP Robyn, PE Alana, Treasurer Paul Kildea and Pauline and President Ricardo and Suzanne, all attended. It was a FANTASTIC event and we are all eager to get to next years conference in Hobart! There were inspiring […]

World of Difference – RCMS

President Ricardo writes on the World of Difference (WOD) – an initiative of our neighbours at R.C. of Melbourne South. This is a marvelous project designed to lift ‘whole of villages’ out of poverty in rural Cambodia, not unlike our initiative in Balibo, in East Timor. Whilst the aim of alleviating poverty and lifting the […]

Household Hints #99

In our desperate search for relevance the editor thought that this will be handy for all the Pavlova fanciers. Enjoy! [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAp8pEaWB1Y[/youtube]

History in 2

It would appear that President Ricardo had some time on his hands this week with no regular meeting. He thought it would be interesting to help educate members with a little History of the World in two minutes. Enjoy Ed suggestion: turn up the volume and max the page to get the full historical affect […]

The week that was

The World Greatest Meal RCPM is known as a strong supporter of the End Polio Now effort; PP’s Robyn and Grant even have EREY awards to show for it! So its no wonder we accepted the invitation to join ‘The Worlds Greatest Meal’ and Treasurer Paul will be donating last Monday’s takings to the Rotary […]