Altona City Rotary eBulletin:  14 June 2019
President's Notes
Hi Everyone, 

What a fabulous last meeting of the Rotary Year. Our guest speaker was David Spittler, facilitator of the Asylum Seeker Centre, accompanied by wife Yvonne. We also welcomed Zac recipient of our Westbourne Junior School Citizenship Award and RYPEN participant Dass who were accompanied by their mothers - Jackie and Sunisa respectively.

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported me as President this year – every member plays a part in the success of the Club. Thank you to the Board Members and club officers and all those who have organised and participated in club activities.

It was lovely to represent the club and help celebrate their 20th Charter Anniversary with our friends from RC Southbank.

I also attended Altona’s screening of Rocketman – the Elton John biopic – raising funds for End Polio Now.

Leon shared a potential members form highlighting different vocations from our community.

I’d like to encourage members to attend the District Governor changeover On Sunday 30 June 2019 at 11:30am for pre-lunch drinks for midday start at Lakeside Banquet & Convention Centre -65 MELTON HIGHWAY, TAYLORS LAKES, VIC

See you all at our club Change Over on Friday 14th of June.

Yours in Rotary,

P Bronnie

 
 
News
David Spittiler- Asylum Centre
 
David founded the Asylum Centre in 1997 (in Dandenong) on an entirely voluntary basis. He explained the difference between Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and how he helps asylum  seekers with various aspects of living in Australia, including the teaching of English. One of his successes, who has a work visa, has established a local business employing a number of people, and is planning to expand. The Asylum centre has helped over 500 people, including 120 families and 200 children. 80% of the people he sees are Muslim. This humanitarian work is associated with Church spaces- Churches have provided space for the Asylum Centre to operate. 
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Changeover Celebrations- Friday 14 June & Sunday 30 June.
Altona City Rotary Reminder:
Please join us to celebrate the change-over of President Bronwyn Fanning to Ray Lipscombe. 
  • Friday 14th June, 2019.
  • Venue: Kooringal Golf Club
  • Time: 6.30 for 7.00 - 10 pm.
  • Cost: $50.00 pp for 3 course meal. 
  • RSVP to bgoodwin@bigpond.com before Friday 7th June.
District 9800 Rotary and Rotaract Changeover:
A celebration of Rotary and Rotaract as we recognise District Governor Changeover for District 9800.
  • Sunday 30th June 2019 at 11.30 am for pre-lunch drinks for midday start.
  • Location: Lakeside Banquet & Convention Centre, 65 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes. Vic.
  • Ticket prices Adults $70.00, Children $45.00 (under 12) (plus $0.50 booking fee).
  • Ticket includes welcome drinks on arrival and 2 course lunch and drinks (beer, wine and soft drink).
  • Booking via Trybooking:    https://www.trybooking .com/473703
  • We have several people going from Altona City- let's make up a table!
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Westbourne Junior School Citizenship Award- Zac Garnsworthy
Zac thanked Altona City Rotary for sponsoring this award, and explained that he had created the "Warmies Waste Warriors" which picked up rubbish monthly. He had spent about 150 hrs on environmental activities. Congratulations Zac! A very worthy recipient!
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Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN)
Year 9 Student Dassakorn (Dass) Saton attended a weekend RYPEN camp in Mansfield and had a wonderful experience. Dass presented a recognition certificate (shown below) to President Bronnie.
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Bayside P-12 College Acknowledges RYPEN 
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Clubrunner Update
A Clubrunner App update has been issued which includes updates to security and privacy settings. Stronger connection detecting to prevent disconnects. It's worth installing and if you have already installed, letting the update install. (Ex District News). 
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Rotary Samples Port...(Arlington...)
Enjoying the Sun at Portarlington, on the back deck of the Bellarine Express- President Bronnie and Immediate Past President Maureen. 
Thanks to Past President Jan Douglas for organising such a wonderful social outing for Altona City Rotary.
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Bay Running on the Bellarine Express...
From low gear leaving Docklands at 5 knots, the Port Phillip Bay crossing at an effortless 32 knots (into a howling headwind) was exhilarating for those who wanted some sea air... Melbourne is just visible in the distance.
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 Points of View... Courtesy of Charlie Montebello
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