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What's Happening at Maryborough Rotary?
Terry and Thea's grandchildren, Max and Billy received a certificate of appreciation from President Karen last Thursday. Max and Billy have been regular helpers at our Roadside cleanup and at Dowie Park.
DGE Anthony and Kerry spent some relaxed time with International President Elect Barry Rassin and his wife, Esther at the recent International Assembly. No doubt, Anthony was inspired!
Last Thursday, President Elect Meryl introduced members to the new Rotary theme for 2018-19. She reminded members that this theme will be the theme for DGE Anthony's year, as well as for our club. Let us all be an inspiration to each other and to our community.
 
 
Our Rotarians and spouses were inspired by their visit to the MDHS last Thursday. After being hosted by MDHS for a delicious dinner, members were shown through the brand new Centre of Inspired Learning by CEO Terry Welch. This is a dedicated learning centre where nurses can be trained using state of the art simulated training methods using fully functional medical equipment and personal video feedback of everything they do. It is the first centre of its type in Victoria, and is likely to inspire many other country hospitals to follow in its path.
Due to circumstances beyond the control of the club, we must unfortunately postpone our Taste of Gold Cider Festival until another suitable time, late this year or early next year. All patrons who have paid money will have it refunded.
Rotarians enjoyed a fun night out at the Maryborough Golf Club last Thursday. After a generous three course meal, some of our members tried their hand at lawn bowls - with varying degrees of success.
Almost ninety Rotarians and guests rocked in 2018 at the Maryborough Town Hall on New Year's Eve. Participants danced to the music of "Seriously Sixties". The "Lucky Draw" winner was Andrew Harman from Ballarat, and "runner-up" prizes went to Bob Osborne and Ben Haywood. Others won prizes for the "Lucky Door" and "Lucky Spots". A big "thank you" to PE Meryl for organizing the event, to those Rotarians or friends who helped to set up and dismantle the hall - including Jackie Dellavedova who mopped the whole floor, as well as Shane, Derrick, Karen, Rod, Peter, Geoff & Meryl, to Margaret Rumpff who set up the winning hamper, to Derrick and Karen, Geoff and Meryl and the new Paramount Theatre for prizes, and to the band - some of whom donated their time and others who played for significantly reduced amounts. A good time was had by all, and we should raise well over half a grand for our Club Youth Programs. Pictures show the band in action, Rodney and Sue, Tom and Rosemary and PDG Jessie Harman who was part of a large table from Wendouree Breakfast Rotary.
Members are urged to look for the updated list of "State of My Vocation" talks that will be sent to everyone around the same time as this week's bulletin. It lists SUGGESTED times for the next six months for members who, as far as we know, might still be willing to do a 3 minute talk on what is happening in their vocational area at the moment (if they are in employment) OR what they are currently doing to fill in their days (if in retirement). If you do NOT want to do one of these talks and your name is on the list, just send Geoff James an email saying you'd like to be crossed off the list - no problem whatsoever. If you have already told Geoff you don't want to do a talk and your name is still on the list, please email him again.
 

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