Many thanks to those members who have organized some of the weekly programs. Over
the past year our Club has continued to have varied and most interesting programs and
being involved in numerous district activities, some of which are:-
Special Nights Carrum Downs Secondary College Interact Induction, very successful
ROMAC dinner – Speaker Professor Andrew Cochrane, Rotary Foundation 100th
Anniversary Gala Dinner Dance. Meeting with Rotarians in Cluster Group celebrating Rotary
Excellent presentations from club members. Richard Ellis (Italy), Sarah Newman,
Autobiography from Alfie King
Presentations from other Rotarians. Peter Klaaysen (Wheelchairs For Kids and St. Jude’s
School, Tanzania), Eric Neill (GSE Team Leader, Turkey), Martin Pater (Disaster Aid
Australia), John Caruana (MUNA), Neil Black (“Arid Recovery” Roxby Downs), Alan Brown
Presentations from Rotaractors and Rotary related events. Alex Denison & Damian
Whittle, Damian Whittle (Steer North to Cairns), Ryan Coppard (National Youth Science
Forum), Caitlyn Barker (RYLA)
Other presentations. James Conquest (Amma Ashram), Frankston City Councillor -Glenn Aitken, (Bethel Funerals – Community
Engagement Programme), Ray Scott (Hazards of writing books – past and present), Mick
Jackson (First Aid for Life), Ian Whitehill – joint meeting with Langwarrin Rotary (Prison
Fellowship), t” Langwarrin Scouts.
DVD Nights “Lift the Lid” on mental illness, “Small Coincidences” – magician Helder
Annual events. District Governor’s official visit, District Conference (Hobart), Barrelman’s
Awards (speaker – Gary Wake), Citizenship night, Scholarship Awards, World Food Day
Dinner at Pickerings’ at Bayles. Always well supported and successful events.
Trivia night Very successful night with the proceeds going to 1st Langwarrin Scouts, plus
supporting Langwarrin Trivia Nights.
BBQs at Bunnings in Frankston and Carrum Downs and at the annual Lyrebird Community Christmas Carols at Belvedere Reserve, Seaford were well supported.