Rotary Club of Albert Park


Sunday, November 28, 2010
Club Web Site
Editor:   Loretta Michaelsen
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Future Speakers
Dec 1 2010
No Speaker
"Vocational Visit to Police Academy"
Dec 8 2010
Stephen Block
"GEO MCO & quartet"
Jan 19 2011
Janet Hornby
"Opportunity International"
Feb 9 2011
Ray Campbell - National Commodore
"Australian Volunteer Coast Guard"
Feb 16 2011
Desiree Pettit
"Evolve at Typo Station"

Upcoming Events


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Bulletin No. RCAP...710

Wednesday-Nov 24,2010
Our Club Website Address is

This Weeks Speaker - Steven Aquilina

Steven Aquilina - Rotary Club of South Bank

"Social Media, What it is all about?"

Educational  Insight  in Face  Book, Twitter  

&  other   Social Media.

Last Weeks Speaker Trey Keeler

Last week we had the pleasure of listening to 24 year old Ambassadorial Scholar Trey Keeler speak at our meeting.

Trey who has just completed a 12 month stay in Australia spoke on the topic -
"An American Rotary Scholar Living and Studing in Australia"

Trey was very informative and interesting and we would like to thank him for his presentation and wish him every success in the future.

More ...
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Vocational Visit

Victoria Police Home page

The Vocational committee has arranged a Vocational visit to The Policy Academy in Glen Waverley for Wednesday December 1.


This is in lieu of our regular meeting in Port Melbourne. 


We will have approximately a 1 hour tour with Mick Hermans from Victoria Police and then some fellowship time at a local Italian restaurant.


The Academy, on the corner of Waverley & View Mount Rds, Glen Waverley, is approximately a 30 minute drive from South Melbourne on the Monash Fwy, but obviously longer at peak hour.


An email has been sent around to members to indicate intention to attend and preferred time,  

Please respond to this email ASAP and should you have any queries please contact Vicki Teschke   9690 2077


Graduation Ceremony for HEAT 18

HEAT : Hospitality Employment And Training  Please join us to celebrate the Graduation
Ceremony for HEAT 18


Special Guest Martin Foley, MP will award the graduates.

Thursday 25th November, 2010
1.00 pm
SKYS Learning Centre,
62-74 Pickles St
, South Melbourne
HEAT 19 Participants will serve a light lunch and refreshments.

RSVP: by Tuesday 23rd of November to or 03 9696 5340.

Bu HEAT Cookbook - The way forward is good food

Funded through the State Government's Victoriaworks program, HEAT relies on the generosity, support and engagement of many community members. If you would like to become a Sponsor or Partner of HEAT,

please click here.

victoria works City of Port Phillip Victoria Police
Inner Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network William Angliss Institute Republica SKYS : St Kilda Youth Services

District 9800 Foundation Newsletter Nov 2010

Click HERE  for the latest edition of the

District Foundation Newsletter

with lots of information about interesting activities both locally & overseas being supported by our contributions to

The Rotary Foundation.

Meet Polio Survivors and Hear Their Sories

The Rotary Club of Glen Eira

Invites you, partner & friends to 

Polio Plus - 'What's all the fuss?'



  Dr Stephen de Graaff - 'The Medical Perspective'


Meet Polio survivors and hear their stories Tuesday 30th November 2010,   6.15 for 6.30 pm                                                                          


            4 St Georges Rd     Elsternwick (upstairs)

            $ 20/person                                                           

            Finger food & tea/coffee

            R.S.V. P. November 19th

            Jan Hill    9427 1920                                       Sam Binstock   95963309

            President 2010 11                                           Foundation Director



"Shine On " Awards

The Rotary Club of Albert Park are requesting nomination.

The Shine On Awards are approaching and we would like to find a candidate.

Shine On Awards  is an Australia-wide Rotary award that recognises outstanding service by persons with disabilities who disregard their disabilities in reaching their goals to serve others. Clubs may nominate persons who meet the criteria. All nominees receive recognition with a Certificate of Commendation.

Should you know of anyone who may be suitable for this award please forward details to Kerry Kornhauser 

Coming Up

Dec 12th 2011. We have been asked to assist with a BBQ at Docklands for the MRA event.  1000's are expected to attend and we will need all the help we can get.  More information will be coming next week but if you can please keep this day free in your calendar to assist. Any queries please contact either Mike Perry or Kevin Mooney.

Thousands of motorcyclists, their families and friends will descend on Docklands on December 12 as the Motorcycle Riders Association (MRA) Toy Run comes to town.

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce has invited the Toy Run to Docklands this year to boost the local economy and forge greater ties with outer suburban Melbourne.

Chamber president Keith Rankin said as many as 30,000 people were expected to flock to Docklands on the day.  He said up to 10,000 motorbikes were expected, as well as friends and families.



We would be delighted if you could join us at this year

' s RYLA Rotary Dinner, to be held at Oasis Camp on Thursday 9 th December 2010 (6.30pm for 7.00pm).

Oasis Camp is located at 66-72 Monbulk Road, Mount Evelyn (approximately 1hr 10 min via Eastern Freeway and Mt Dandenong Road).

The Rotary Club of Southbank is proud to be assisting in various elements of the Camp and we will be presenting to the RYLArians, visiting Rotarians and guests a snapshot of our club and what Rotary means to us.

We look forward to seeing you at the dinner and thank you for your support of our club and the RYLA program.
Yours in Rotary,
Barbara Adams
President, Rotary Club of Southbank

All Inclusive Cost: $30 (incl GST)

Dress: Smart Casual

Please RSVP to (m: 0410 220 530) by 30 November 2010

or contact Paul Sullivan RCAP on  0412 818 144


The Texan Connection

District 9800 and District 5840

Club Partnership

The Rotary Club of Albert Park
as been paired with

The Rotary Club of Beorne Noon

What Happening At the Rotary Club of Beorne Noon this week.

Click on there web page and find out

To find out what this partnership program is about click the following -


Sept09 ROMAC logo





Your urgent donation will make a difference in saving the lives of our 'forgotten' children

Holidays Mission Statement

To provide medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of life saving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.


  • To provide hope where there is no hope
  • To restore dignity to human life
  • To save or transform the lives of children from developing countries.
  • To provide the best possible medical and surgical expertise

Click HERE to read full article

Click HERE to read Newsletter Issue 4


On Tuesday 16th November, The Rotary Club of Albert Park once again supported Reclink providing participants/officials with a BBQ lunch while they held their annuual football match. Many thanks to Rob and Lorraine McIldowie, Stan Teschke, Joan Robison and Ambassadorial Scholar from Germany Clemens Witt (pictured).


The Rotary Club of Albert Park cooked up a storm for breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages totilla's and sauces for particants who participated in the Relay for Life held at Alexandra Garden last Sunday morning. With an early start 6.30am over 200 walkers/officials enjoyed a hot breakfast. Well done to the team  - Mike Perry, Stan Teschke, Henry Michaelsen, Loryn Clark and Loretta Michaelsen. 
Book Store Roster


The (old) Galilee School building at the Parish of Sts Peter & Paul, Cnr Bank & Montague Streets, South Melbourne


We require 2 people each Saturday for 2 hour shifts , if you are able to do the full 4 hours, please place your name in both time slots. Please respond ASAP and let me know what shifts you are able to do up until we break for Christmas!



Morning 10am - 12pm

Afternoon 12pm - 2pm

Nov 20

1. Jenny Grebler

1. Jenny Grebler

Nov 27

1. Jenny Grebler
Kate Staniforth

1. Jenny Grebler
Helen Harris

Dec 4

1. Jenny Grebler

1.Jenny Grebler

Dec 11

1. Jenny Grebler

1. Jenny Grebler

Dec 18

1. Jenny Grebler

1. Jenny Grebler
2. Paul Sullivan


Thanks heaps,    Deb Renshaw-Jones

0438 250 908 or email:


District Conference - Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia - Venue for the Rotary District 9800 Conference 2011
Opening of the early bird registrations for the upcoming 79th Annual Rotary District 9800 Conference to be held in Adelaide.       Please click the link below to read this special announcement.     or 
contact Brian Beaumont on 0419 308 410 as he will be more than happy to assist you.
Door Roster


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

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 Oct - Dec 2010
Date Captain Co-Server Emergency
Oct 30 P Flakus Yvonne Flanders A Fitzgerald
Nov 6 D Gorman Peter Holdsworth Terry Moroney
Nov 13 P Flakus John Roberts Philip Schols
Nov 20 P Flakus Jeffrey Sadler Michael Walstab
Nov 27 P Flakus Kate Staniforth Joan Robinson
Dec 4 P Flakus Stephen Bond

John Airey

Dec 11 P Flakus      

Helen Harris 
Rosie Annois

 Jim Prokhovnik
Dec 18 P Flakus Loretta Michaelsen

Henry Michaelsen
M Walstab

                           December 25th CLOSED

Note: 18th December is the Annual Christmas Lunch and if anyone wished to offer asistance please advise Paul prior to this date.



Thats All For This Week
by Loretta Michaelsen

That's all for this week. 

Don't forget that if you have any detail or interesting articles you would like published in our bulletin please forward to me as I would be more that happy to include for you.
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