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No Meeting
Nov 16, 2015
 
White Ribbon Day Breakfast: Rosie Batty
Premiere Function Centre, Grey St Traralgon
Nov 19, 2015
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
 
AGM, Club Night & Board Meeting
Quality Inn Latrobe Convention Centre
Nov 23, 2015
6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Traralgon
Nov 27, 2015
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
Phil Dressing: Club Visioning
Quality Inn Latrobe Convention Centre
Nov 30, 2015
6:15 PM – 8:30 PM
 
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Traralgon
Dec 04, 2015
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
50 Mile Farmers Market BBQ
VRI Hall
Dec 05, 2015
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
Catherine Reid: Galapagos Islands Trip
Quality Inn Latrobe Convention Centre
Dec 07, 2015
6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Bunnings BBQ - Weekend
Bunnings Traralgon
Dec 11, 2015 – Dec 13, 2015
 
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Sage
President's Message
Peter Simcock
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Rhonda Abotomey delivered a strong message when she spoke to the club, that though we might be in our darkest hour there is always hope and good often eventuates. Rhonda is a member of a Melbourne University team that has focused on Post-Traumatic Growth following the Black Saturday fires. Their work has just been released and it’s well worth making the effort if you want to try and understand what those who suffered severe trauma at the time think about their lives since.  Christmas is only a few weeks away and I would like you to spare a thought about what we should do for our final meeting of the year December 14. Before that we have our annual meeting on November 23, following shortly from the District’s annual meeting which was attended by Bill and David. Thanks gents. Peter.
 
 
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Club member Anthony Mayer PHF and friend of Rotary Blake Stanton completed the Eureka Climb yesterday.  The Eureka Climb is Australia’s biggest vertical race held at one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, Eureka Tower in Southbank, Melbourne.  The event raises much needed funds via donations for Interplast & Whitelion, who are both committed to helping disadvantaged people. Eureka Climb participants  ascend 1642 steps to level 88’s observation deck known as Eureka Skydeck (the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere). Eureka Climb is in the top 20 (amount of stairs) of stair climbs in the world and is host to an Elite Race for some of Australia’s best stair climbers.  Well done Ant and Blake on raising so much money for Interplast!  You can still donate to the team here

Registrations are now open for District Conference 2016 and you can register on line.  The Conference will be held in Wangaratta on the last weekend in February. Accommodation bookings are going to be best made early. Make sure in 2016 you "Get Into Rotary".
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