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Longford Blooms

Longford Blooms

A busy weekend at Longford Blooms for over 30 Rotarians.  The weather was generally kind, except for a bit of wind on Saturday. The good weather resulted in a large attendance on both days

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Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Three years ago, I penned “I Believe in You,” along with my amazing team, with one purpose in mind – to inspire and motivate. It is a timeless song for anyone that needs a moral boost or just a little nudge to say, “you matter.” After the devastation of Hurricane...

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Rotarian Nic Butler’s trip to Russia

Rotarian Nic Butler’s trip to Russia

Last week’s speaker was Rotarian Nic Butler, who was to speak about his recent trip to Russia. He went there to undertake two off-the-beaten-track treks. Unfortunately a technical problem arose with Nic’s Powerpoint presentation, which could not be rectified. Nic...

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Cheque Presentation

Cheque Presentation

President Harry presented a cheque to District Governor Michael Cooke at last week’s meeting, to support the Aboriginal Hygiene Project championed by Corinna Cooke

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How Rotary Youth Exchange builds resilience

How Rotary Youth Exchange builds resilience

Julia Chalifoux (right), a member of her host family (center), and a fellow Rotary Youth Exchange student at the Big Buddha statue in Kamakura, Japan. In 1997, at 17 years old, I spent a year living and learning in Tokyo, Japan, as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student....

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How Rotary changed my career

How Rotary changed my career

Thineskumar Asokokumara, past president of the Rotary Club of Subang, Malaysia In June, my company held interviews to fill an opening for manager of our Kuala Lumpur support center. We are a company of over 2,000 employees listed on NASDAQ and worth multi-millions of...

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Sue Richardson from Japara Aged Care  Homes

Sue Richardson from Japara Aged Care Homes

Last week’s guest speaker was Sue Richardson from Japara Aged Care  Homes. Sue said that in recent years Japara has grown from an initial six homes in Victoria and South Australia to now over fifty facilities in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia Victoria...

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Brian Carlton – LAFM

Brian Carlton – LAFM

Last week’s guest speaker was Brian Carlton. Brian is well known as the talkback host on current affairs at LAFM. He gave a very interesting summary of his pathway to talkback radio, and his views on various issues. He has had 35 years in the business, starting at 2UE...

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Rotarians respond in the Bahamas

Rotarians respond in the Bahamas

Report compiled by Diana White, past district governor, and District 7020 Rotarians...……. The destruction left behind by Hurricane Dorian is devastating. In parts of the Bahamas, literally everything is gone, replaced by piles of rubble where homes once stood. Roads...

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JCP Empowering Youth – Will Smith

JCP Empowering Youth – Will Smith

Guest Speaker last Thursday was Will Smith Tasmanian Police…one of the most inspiring speakers we have heard in recent times at Rotary. Will works in counterterrorism and high risk arrests. As a community citizen he started JCP Empowering Youth with 5 staff working...

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