Rotary Club of Albert Park


Monday, September 27, 2010
Club Web Site
Editor:   Loretta Michaelsen
If you have any comments or questions, email the editor.

Future Speakers
Sep 29 2010
Father Dennis Andrew
"Carmelites Provincial Head "
Oct 6 2010
Sophie Dowse
"Benefits of being an Ambassadorial Scholar"
Oct 20 2010
Tracey Gaudry
"CEO Amy Gillett Foundation"
Oct 27 2010
Robert Stone
"Asylum Seekers Project"
Nov 3 2010
Councillor Frank Martin Dromana Rotary Club
""The 1st World War Battlefields of France" "
Nov 10 2010
Iven MacKay
"District Governors Visit"
Nov 17 2010
Trey Keeler
"An American Rotary Scholar Living and Studing in Australia"

Upcoming Events
Aug 28 2010 - Oct 2 2010
Oktober German Beerfest
Oct 16 2010 - Oct 16 2010
Oct 16 2010 - Oct 17 2010


This eBulletin has been generated by ClubRunner club communication software. Visit for details.

© 2002- 10 Doxess. All Rights Reserved.

ClubRunner Sponsors
Please visit our Sponsors.
To place your ad click here.

Club Site Sponsors
Bakers Delight 250 Claredon St Sth Melb 3205
Hocking Stuart 332 Montague St Albert Park 3206
Please visit our Club Website Sponsors.
To place your ad click here.
Bulletin No. RCAP...701

Wednesday-Sep 22,2010
Our Club Website Address is

This Weeks Speaker

There will be no guest speaker on this evening as this week has been put aside for a club forum.   We will however have the pleasure of one of our club members give a speech.

Footy Finals Breakfast

The Rotary Club of Albert Park Footy Finals Breakfast 2010

Friday 17th Sep, 2010  -  Huge Success !!!!!!!


Special "Footy Legend"Guest Speaker
Matthew Richardson
a retired professional AFL footballer who player for Richmond. The club's key forward through the late 1990s and the 2000s, leading goal scorer thirteen times and selected in the All Australian team in 1996, 1999 and 2008. Matthew also continues to make his mark as a media commentator with Network 10.

Last Friday morning we had the pleasure of Matthew Richardson speek at one of the clubs largest fundraising events the Footy Finals Breakfast.  

Matthew spoke about his playing career, how he got involved, his role as a league footballer, the ups and the downs, the ones he admired, the supporters the media. Matthew also answered many questions put to him from the room which were most interesting and informative. We would like to thank Matthew very much for attending  and supporting our event  and wish him every success in the future.

We would also like to thank Brad Aires Auctioneer. Brad who was most entertaining  did a terrific job assisting the club to raise many dollars on the 3 items  auctioned. Thank you Brad for your time and effort.

We also need to thank the many  members who assisted in some way or another for this event to be such a success.  Well done to all those who contributed whether it was just on the day or for the weeks leading up to this event.

A thankyou to the 26 plus business who donated raffle prizes, business card draw prize and side plate prize draw.  Your contribution along with those who donated monies is greatly appreciated.

    All Proceeds to The Reach Foundation

Click the following link to read all about Reach

Our meeting moved to Trivia Night RC South Melbourne

No meeting on Wednesday October 13
Meeting moved to Thursday 14 October Trivia Night RC South Melbourne

Please note that The Rotary Club of South Melbourne strongly supported our club's NGV evening with many attending.
The Pier
1 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Thursday 14 October 2010 7.30pm
Fundraising games, Auction & Trivia (a night to remember !!)

Finger Food included

$30 each or $300 per table of 10
Call Ruth 0408 997 946

Oktoberfest - RC Docklands

Oktober German Beerfest
to be held at the
James Squire Brewhouse

as the Docklands fundraiser

Saturday October 16, 7pm - 11.30pm

Tickets: $65 which includes two courses of traditional German Beerfest cuisine, beer, wine and a keepsake stein glass.
Contact: Alison Gouws 0409 947 780 Ann Ellis 0437 580 515 Jane Kinsey 9600 0700 or ask at James Squire Brewhouse bar counter.
Payment can also be made via bank transfer to the Rotary Club of Docklands

Click HERE to download flyer

Email  with the number of tickets required and your postal address. Then transfer funds to the club and your tickets will be mailed to you. Bendigo Bank BSB 633-000 Account no 137680682. Please ensure you leave your surname and, if possible, "OCTFST" in reference field.
Prizes to be won on the evening!

Community Safety Day Docklands

Community Safety Day

Release date: Sun 24 October 2010

Melbourne City Council have once again asked The Rotary Club of Albert Park to run a BBQ for this hugh event.  We will seeking several members to work on this day as there is estimated to be 1000's attend. 

Please let Kevin Mooney     0418 220 602    know if you can spare some time to help out on this day.


This year, Community Safety Day at Docklands Sunday 24th October will the premier event of Community Safety Month. There will be live demonstrations throughout the day to show how services "work together" during an emergency.   There will be displays providing education and promotion of how every Victorian can take an active role in community safety.

Victoria's emergency and safety services are bringing their special skills and impressive equipment to a fun day at Docklands. The wow factor will be high as you get close to helicopters, boats, fire trucks, working dogs and horses, interactive displays, emergency demonstrations, water rescues, specialised vehicles used to 'work together' in rescues and emergencies around Victoria.  

The event offers family oriented entertainment including children's photograph opportunities, face painting, prizes & giveaways.   Plus, performing live will be Victoria Police Show Band. 
Join all the fun and meet those who work and volunteer to protect us and keep us safe. Learn more about safety and explore the many volunteer-based opportunities. With demonstrations, displays, kids' activities and more - don't miss a great day out at Docklands.

Keep up to date with all the people and organisations involved to make this special day successful over the coming weeks via Docklands TV starting 26th Aug.


Invite - SOIREE - John Faine

The Rotary Club of Albert Park

HEAT (Hospitality Employment & Training)

invite you to a


with controversial ABC 774 media personality JON FAINE

Join us for lunch and support young people at risk.

Republica Restaurant St Kilda Baths

Jacka Boulevard

Wed 20 October at 12.00 for 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

John will give us tips on how Rotary can grow its media profile and presence and also share stories from his recently published book.

$55 per person (3 course lunch,coffee, tea and soft drinks included - wine available for purchase)

For bookings - e: or 0418 390 334

RCAP Annual Book Fair

The Rotary Club of Albert Park Annual Book Fair will once again be held on
Sat 16, Oct 9am - 5pm
Sun 17th Oct 10am - 3pm

Albert Park Primary School
Bridport Street

Albert Park
This is one of the Club's Major Fundraiser's be sure not to miss out plenty of bargins

Books Galore 1000's and 1000's of them.
Softbacks, Hardbacks, Collectables' Classic' Crime' Australiana' Sport' Romance' Sci Fi' Fantasy' Childrens' Lit' Art' History' Photography' Coolbooks' Wine ' Gardening' CD's DVD's

More, More and More............
Be sure to tell all your friends.

Liz De Nittis is collecting names to go on the roster for Friday set up, Saturday Sales, Sunday Sales and Monday Pack Up.
Please let Liz know if you are able available to help. 0407 321 200

Romac Fundraiser

Romac proudly presents for one night only

Rosa the Russian Beautician

"A delightful and entertaining cabaret with songs, stories and audience participation all delivered with impeccable timing."

The District ROMAC committee  have organised a fundraiser staring Marney McQueen for November 15th  

Marney has performed to sellout crowds  in Australia, New York and the UK.   She is currently rehearsing for a major part in the new musical, Hairspray, which opens in Melbourne next month.  Tickets are limited and an early booking is the best way to ensure attendance at this exciting fundraiser.

Click HERE to download flyer


Mitchell-Sutherland Golf Tournament

I am a member of Rotary Club of Melbourne and am currently organising the annual Mitchell-Sutherland Golf tournament.

Please arrange for a member of your club with an AGU handicap to contact me (by email or phone 0414 824 635) to co-ordinate a team from your club for this year's event on 11 October.

David Carruthers

Door Roster


September 2010
John Airey, Rosie Annois, Ray Pape, Yvonne Conn

October 2010

Brian Beaumont, Judy Nicholson, Alan Fitzgerald, Helen Harris

November 2010
Richard Goss, Maxine Miller, Kevin Mooney, Ken Hall

December 2010
Greg Mc Ewan, Loretta Michaelsen, Henry Michaelsen, Tessa McGuigan

If you are unable to fulfill your door duty, please speak to another member and organise a replacement for yourself.
For all other queries about the door roster please contact Terry Moroney 0409 006 285

The Rotary Club of Albert Park Book Store

The Rotary Club of Albert Park  BOOK STORE

  Located at the Galilee School Building, Parish of Sts Peter & Paul, Cnr Dorcas & Monatague Streets, South Melbourne (at back of church).

Currrently it is open each Saturday 10.00am - 2.00 pm.

Great Prices   1000's of Secondhand Books for Sale - Softbacks, Hardbacks, Collectables, Classics, Crime, Australiana, Sport, Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Childrens, Lit, Art, History, War Photography , Cookbooks, Wine, Gardening, and lots more............
Spread the word, let your family, friends, neighbours, clubs and organisations know. We appreciate all purchases and all donations. 

If your have any queries please contact Jenny Grebler on 0403841044 or should you have books to donate please contact Henry Michaelsen on 9681 7382 or Greig McEwan on 0417 055 953 and they will arrange a pick up time.

Book Store Roster

Book Club Roster   -   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!   Sept & Oct.
No prior knowledge of the books is necessary. Jenny or one of the book team will be there to assist you with all dealings. All books will be priced and you will just be required to take money for the sales and help people where needed. Please respond to Deb Renshaw-Jones MB: 0438 250 908 and let her know what shifts you are able to do.


Morning 10am - 12pm

Afternoon 12pm - 2pm



Saturday 25th September

1. Greig McEwan


1. Greig McEwan


Saturday 2nd October  

1. Henry Michaelsen


1. Henry Michaelsen


Saturday 9th October 

1. Greig McEwan

1. Greig McEwan
Paul Sullivan

Saturday 16th October








Community Meals

Rotary Club of Albert Park Community Meals

Want community Meals Instructions. Please login, go to My ClubRunner Box, Click on View Club Documents, then click on Community Meals Instructions. 


Please Note that each server is responsible to ensure that any changes are advised to Paul on 0417 567 747 or email 


ROSTER JULY - Aug 2010
Date Captain Co-Server Emergency


Sept 4

Paul Flakus Greig Mc Ewan Kate Staniforth
Sept 11 Paul Flakus Ivo Georgiev David Gorman
Sept 18 Chris Lovett Del Lovett Paul Flakus
Sept 25 Paul Flakus Tess McGuigan Richard Goss
Oct 2

L McIldowie

Rob McIldowie Ian Henry



by Loretta Michaelsen

Many thanks to Robert Redpath for publishing last weeks bulletin during my absence. Well done Robert.
Thats All For This Week
by Loretta Michaelsen

That's all for this week. 
Don't forget I am always looking for items of interest to publish. Please send me details of projects you may be involved with together with any photo's you may have as I am more than happy to publish them to share with our members.

Club Presidents

Club Chartered

Jim Corsie

Doug Wade

Gad Kolsky

Rob Denton

Ann White

Loryn Clark

David Gorman

Vicki Teschke

Mark Mills

Gerry Phillips

Clifton Warren

Yolanda Pettinato

Jessie Bainbridge

Jim Prokhovnik
Jenny Hunter
Ken Hall
Ian Henry

Joan Robison

Michael Perry