Maryborough Rotary
May 2015

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We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
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Raglan House, Raglan St.
Maryborough, Victoria  3465
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What's Happening at Maryborough Rotary?

Rotary Australia World Community Service project (RAWCS) is seeking volunteers for their next volunteer tour in September. RAWCS has 4 returning volunteers to the project this trip and to date they have taken 41 volunteers to Kenya in the past 3 years. If ANY Rotarian is interested, please contact Cathy Booth, director of Umoja Orphange Kenya project at




Hi Rotarians
A very successful and enjoyable membership evening of fun and fellowship was held last week.  The club had a number of visitors who could be potential Rotarians. Guests were treated to some short presentations and a video about Rotary - How was it formed, what it is, what it does, etc.; and several members discussed their Rotary “Moment”. It is anticipated the club may gain several new members to increase our diversity.

On Sunday May 24,  from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Maryborough hosted the 2015 Rotary Southern Districts Shine on Awards at The Maryborough Highland Society.
Another very successful day, with more than 100 Rotarians and partners, Shine On Nominees and families present for lunch and approximately 140 present for the Award Ceremonies in the afternoon.

Maryborough had two nominees who received Certificates of Recognition:
Valerie Lorenzi – who volunteers at ASTERIA Business Services assisting Supported Workers
Sharnie Digby – who works at MDHS in HR and is completing her Masters in Business Administration

1. This week at Maryborough Footy Club.
If some ladies do not want to go to the Footy club, this is an opportunity to catch up with the other partners.
Dinner at the Highland Society and contact Robyn Jennings 5461 1018.
2. ICE forum at MEC.  Start 6pm for short Rotary meeting and food at MEC then at 7pm attend the forum.
A quote related to light to reinforce the International theme of Light Up Rotary .
A quote related to light to reinforce the International theme of Light Up Rotary .
“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”  ~ William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice.
The Rotary Leadership Institute
Is a three part series of fast paced, interactive one day courses offered to refine a Rotarian's leadership skills and increase their knowledge of Rotary.

Who Should Attend RLI:
Rotary Clubs are encouraged to select at least two candidates for RLI annually.  Participants return to their Club with enthusiasm, new contacts, fresh ideas, an increased understanding of their potential as Rotarians and valuable skills impacting their potential leadership in the Club. In particular, new Rotarians and Presidents Elect are encouraged to attend.
This year, RLI is being offered in Maryborough, Swan Hill and Kerang on three different days: August 29, October 24 and February 6, 2016
Look on the District 9780 website and find RotaryLleadership Institute. Have a look at the program and register by June 30. Talk to Treasurer Malley re payment.


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