President: Leanne Byron
AG:           Colin Byron
DG:           Paul Mee
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Guest Speaker - Joe Kremzer -GM Hydrogen Council
Dandenong Club
Oct 25, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cornerstone Meal Service
Oct 27, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Brand New Day Mowing Roster - Peter & Anthony
Oct 29, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wheelchairs for Kids Presentation Night
The Beaconsfield Club
Oct 31, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Melbourne Cup - No Rotary
Nov 01, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
RYLA Presentation - Den Lim
Dandenong Club
Nov 08, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Disaster Aid Australia Conference 2022
Dandenong Club
Nov 12, 2022
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Brand New Day Mowing Roster - Con & Phil
Nov 12, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brand New Day Mowing Roster - Colin & Joe
Nov 26, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brand New Day Mowing Roster - John & Alan C
Dec 10, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Ghaith Khalil
October 18
Howard de Zylva
November 4
John Peck
November 4
Ken Tam
November 4
Phillip Thurgood
November 5
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Margaret McDonald
November 20
Nola Dawson
November 25
John Peck
Leonie Peck
November 24
Join Date
Ashton Ashokkumar
October 3, 2017
5 years
Peter Buck
October 25, 2016
6 years
Marty Pater
November 1, 1986
36 years
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Greater Dandenong and Endeavour Hills
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM
Dandenong Club
1579 Heatherton Road
Dandenong North, VIC 3175
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of month 6.30pm for 7.00pm start
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President's Message
Leanne Byron
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Dear Fellow Rotarians,
I would like to thank those of you who have supported 'End Polio' by donating via the Charity account.  Your support is greatly appreciated!
Our next meeting is on Tuesday night, please note the meeting time is 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
Joe Kremzer will be speaking about 'the role that clean hydrogen can play in decarbonising the economy', which I'm sure will be very interesting. 
Beverley Hansen and Rahima (in Abby's absence) from Dandenong West Primary School will also be attending, they will give an update on the school camp which we financially supported and the upcoming festival on Friday 11th November.
Please help make Martin's job easier by putting your RSVP's, i.e. for attendance or apologies on ClubRunner so that he can notify the DC of numbers by tomorrow afternoon.
Unfortunately Colin and I are apologies for Tuesday night as we will be in Canberra.
Be sure to check the upcoming dates under events on this newsletter.  It would be great to have as many members as possible supporting Casey Rotary Club's 'Wheelchairs for Kids' event on Monday 31st October.
I look forward to seeing you all in a couple of weeks.
Regards to all,
Rotary Month
Disaster Aid Fundraiser
The Rotary Club of Boronia is having a Trivia Night on Saturday 19th November. The proceeds of the Night will sponsor a Sky Hydrant installation.
The DAA Board are making up a table. It would also be good to see the Club making up a Table to support this great cause,
Details of the invitation are detailed above. Please also let Cherie know whether you would like to come along.
End Polio

Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation extending fundraising partnership to eradicate polio

Wheelchairs for Kids Cluster Night
DAA Annual Conference
The annual Disaster Aid Conference and Dinner is scheduled for Saturday 12th November at the Dandenong Club,
It would be great to have our Club members attend our most important Club Project. You will hear where the $400,000
of aid has been delivered over the past two years and hear the plans for the Philippines, Bhutan and potentially
Timor Leste.
Cost is $100 for Conference and Dinner, $50 for Conference only and $50 for dinner only.
Bookings can be made on the DAA website.
District Conference 2023
Well it all starts off on Friday with captivating choices to explore the local area. Take a delicious winery OR garden bus tour with lunch, or try your luck on breaking your handicap in a round of golf on the delightful RACV Cape Schanck course.
On Friday night, arrange your Club dinner in any of the multitudes of cafes and restaurants which abound in the local area.
On Saturday, settle in to enjoy an impressive array of presentations by the following Keynote speakers:
  • Kate Roffey, President of the Melbourne Football Club,
  • Warren Tate, Communications expert,
  • Julia Kay, 2022 Young Victorian of the Year and co-Director of Great Wrap,
  • Samuel Johnson, 2018 Victorian of the Year, actor and founder of Love Your sister,
Rotary projects and discussions will also be made by:
  • Jennifer Jones, Rotary International President and Ian Riseley, Rotary Foundation Chair and Past Rotary International President who will share a virtual conversation with us
  • Jessie Harman, Zone 8 representative.
  • Bernie Farquhar, Rotary Club of Mitchell River
  • Ross Kilborn, Rotary Club of Mornington.
After enjoying a day of learning and connection building, it is time to kick up your heels at the Saturday night themed Beach Party dinner. Accompanying the gourmet event, the Baker Boy Band will treat you to fabulous music. The Baker Boy Band have played at a number of District Conference dinners and they are always on point with their entertainment.
Sunday morning starts with a breakfast session and a presentation by Kevin Sheedy, 2022 Victorian of the Year and Libby Wilson, Rotary Club of Rosebud Rye (RCRR). A tour of the Rotary Rosebud Warehouse: will be offered to interested Conference participants as they leave from breakfast and head home. This is a major project of the Rotary Club of Rosebud-Rye and well worth a visit if you are interested in how a Rotary Club can run a very big and ongoing project that requires a lot of capital investment.
This conference has a lot to offer the average Rotarian who gets the vibe there is more to Rotary than meets the eye as well as the seasoned Rotarian who sees opportunities everywhere but needs connections to make things happen.
International Rotary Convention 2023
Posted by David Button on Aug 31, 2022
How good is this! A Rotary Convention coming to Melbourne in just a few months time. I would encourage you all to have a look at this ritzy website that is jammed-packed with local information: 
If you are interested in attending the 2023 Rotary Convention in Melbourne and want to find out how to get the best deal, please CLICK HERE to download a registration guide.
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