|Bulletin No. RCAP...725|
Wednesday Apr 6, 2011
Our Club Website Address is http://www.clubrunner.ca/albertpark
|This Weeks Speaker Najaf Mazari Afgan Refugee|
Please Note. There has been a change of speaker for this week. We were going to have club members Ian Wavish and Loretta Michaelsen speak but as we have been able to obtain Najaf Mazari he will now speak on this evening.
Mr. Najaf Mazari a refugee from the town of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan came to Australia in 2000.
Najaf is an ethic Hazara. He left his homeland of Afghanistan in 2000 fleeing the Taliban, and his memories of the destruction it had wrought upon his family. After a long hourney over land and sea, and a time in the Wommera Immigration Detention Centre, Nahjaf found hinmself in Melbourne. After a few difficult years building a life in Australia , he was finally joined by his wife Hakeema and daughter Maria.
Najaf and some of his friends established a Mazar Development Fund in 2007 to raise financial support for health and education programs in the town of Mazar-e-Sharif. Najaf will be speaking about his life and the programs being undertaken by the Fund.
This promises to be both an informative and entertaining session and one not to be missed.
|Last Weeks Speaker Annette Allison|
Last week we had the pleasure of Annette Allison who is the Public Affairs Manager, Victoria Division for the
Royal Flying Doctor Service speak at our meeting.
Annette spoke about providing excellence in aero-medical and primary health care across Australia.
How every day in many ways the Royal Flying Doctor Service takes the finest care to Australia's furthest corners so that anyone who lives, works or travels in remote and rural Australia can enjoy the best of health. Annette was most interesting and informative and we would like to thank her for attending our meeting and giving such a great presentation.
|Relay for Life|
by Liz De Nittis
Albert Park Event Details:
Date: April 30 & May 1 2011
Start Time: 10:30am
Finish Time: 10:30am
Location: Albert Park Lake
We have already 89 teams signed up for the Relay For Life event and we will be able to raise our contributional Funds quite easy!
Any other persons wishing to compete in the 24 hr relay must remember that Liz needs to receive your $15.00 registration fee ASAP please to secure the team. You will receive a long T Shirt for participation in this event.
The Rego Form is a must for each participant to complete and return to Liz De Nittis with your $15.00.
for more information.
Click HERE to download rego form. Click
to download flyer.
We also desperately need BBQ Volunteers for the Lunchtime on Sat 30th (Sat evening is fully booked out). Also we need more volunteers for the Bacon/egg rolls for Sunday am.
If you can assist at any time for this event could you please let Liz De Nittis know via email
mobile 0407 321 200.
Thanks to you all for your support to our local community.
Is there anyone who would be interested to home-host an Indian Rotarian couple from D2980 India for 3 nights 19th - 21st April & possiblly do a little tour-guiding with them as well.
Last month there were a team of Ten Members from D 9780, lead by PDG Eddie Loughnan, on a Friendship Exchange Programme.
We have a couple who would like to extend their stay at Melbourne
and seek your help for Home hospitality for this couple.
Please contact David Gorman ASAP if you can assist.
email email@example.com Mob 0411 806 140
|St Kilda PCYC Black Tie Gala Ball|
Our friends at St Kilda PCYC (Police Citizens Youth Club) are holding a fund raising ball.
St Kilda PCYC has a fabulous fundraiser night coming up which we would love for you to attend. The St Kilda PCYC Black Tie Gala Ball will be held on the 26th May 2011 at the prestigious
Nine Darling Street
. Expect to be indulged, entertained and most importantly, expect to be inspired. You'll see firsthand the impact this amazing
has on the communities it supports.
Please check out
, tickets can be purchased online through moshtix
A dedicated team has put together what will be a standout night in support of the St Kilda PCYC and we are now asking all PCYC members, friends and supporters to spread the word and it would be great if you could attend the gala ball.
For over 63 years the St Kilda PCYC has provided exceptional support to those in need and they hope that you can now help them, so they can continue to make a difference to the local community.
Albert Park rotarian
Yvonne Flanders is collecting mugs for Queens Road (Sacred Heart). If you have any mugs you can donate Yvonne
will collect them at Rotary this Wednesday evening. (great opportunity to get hid of those mugs no longer used)
|Help Earthquake, Tsunami Victims in Japan|
Foundation sets up fund to help Earthquake, Tsunami victims in Japan
In response to the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, The Rotary Foundation established the Rotary Japan and Pacific Islands Disaster Recovery Fund, which will support recovery projects in the affected areas.
The 8.9-magnitude earthquake, Japan's largest in the last century, caused a devastating tsunami that swept over northern coastal towns.
Rotarians, clubs, and districts can contribute cash and District Designated Fund (DDF) allocations to the fund.
for details on Rotary Japan & Pacific Islands 2011 Disaster Recovery Fund.
a PDF with answers to Frequently Asked Questions
|2011 Camberwell Rotary Art Show|
2011 Herald -Sun Camberwell Rotary Art Show
Preview /Opening Night
Wed 13 April 7-30 -10 pm
Caulfield Racecource - Melway Map 68 E1
An invitation is extended to members and friends to the Opening Night of the 2011 Camberwell Rotary Art Show.
Enjoy a glass of wine ,savouries and music provided by a quartet from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Plus, have first mover advantage on some 1500 paintings at great prices!
Patron of the Art Show ,Mr Harold Mitchell AC will open the 2011 Art Show and Award winners will be announced following the opening.
Please note that bookings for the Preview /Opening night
Wed 13 April, 7.30 -10.00 pm
(Entry $50 ) have to be booked in advance
Click HERE to donwload flyer.
Visit www.camberwellrotaryartshow.org.au -download booking form
|Meet the GSE Team from Texas|
Farewell function to the Group Study Exchange Team from Texas
Are there any rotarians who would like to represent our club at the farewell to the Group Study team from Texas on the 8th April.
Team leader John and team members Suzanne, Michelle, John and Miles have developed many friends as they have toured our District. They have been one of the best prepared teams we have had in our District and they have been a credit to Rotary International, The Rotary Foundation and their District of 5840.
The venue is the All Seasons Motel McIvor Rd Bendigo. We would like to have a full house for the farewell to the Texas team and the team would appreciate your support.
to downland flyer
For Bookings contact President John Gallagher Rotary Club of Bendigo
Should you have any queries please contact David Gorman on
0411 806 140
|Call for Rotary Peace Applications|
Click HERE to download application and flyer
Want to stay connected to what is happening in your district.
Networker is our District 9800 weekly newsletter,
filling the information
gap that exists between club bulletins: Rotary Down Under and Rotary World. Networker showcases the activities of our Clubs through caricature editor Clarice.
Members are encouraged to subscribe to Networker at:
|The Texan Connection|
District 9800 and District 5840
The Rotary Club of Albert Park
is in Club Partnership
as been paired with
The Rotary Club of Beorne Noon
What's 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 -http://www.rotarydistrict9800.org.au/community_partners_taxan_connection
|Book Store Roster|
ROTARY BOOK STORE
The (old) Galilee School building at the Parish of Sts Peter & Paul, Cnr Bank & Montague Streets, South Melbourne.
Roster. Members required to cover the following shifts. Can be either a 2 or 4 hour shift.
Morning 10am - 12pm
Afternoon 12pm - 2 pm
1. Jenny Grebler
1. Jenny Grebler
1. Jenny Grebler
Deb Renshaw-Jones know of your availability -
0438 250 908 or email: Deb.Renshaw-Jones@visionaustralia.org or should you have any queries please contact J Grebler 0403 841 044 firstname.lastname@example.org
ROTARY CLUB OF ALBERT PARK Door Roster Apparently some of our members rostered on for Door Duty will not be able to attend all meetings for April. Please ensure that you have made a replacement for the evenings you will not be able to attend.
Jeremy Paton,Deb Renshaw-Jones, Joan Robison,Ray McInnes.
Phil Schols, Michael Walstab, Kate Staniforth, Paul Sullivan.
Ian Wavish, Robert Redpath, Yvonne Flanders, John Roberts.
For all other queries about the door roster please contact Terry Moroney 0409 006 285
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
|Thats all for this week.|
by Loretta Michaelsen
If you have any good Rotary articles, photo's or information please forward to me as I would be more than happy to pubish in the bulletin.