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Tree Planting – Sunday 28 July
Peter Funston announced that the tree planting will be at the Eumeralla Scout Camp, Great Ocean Road Anglesea.
Times will be advised.
 
Free Coffee at Satbir’s
Past President David Sykes announced that we can get free coffee at Satbir's 7-Eleven located at the intersection of Swanston Street, Ryrie Street and Sydney Parade and just across from the Andrew Love Cancer Centre for a donation of $2.00 to his collection for Rotary. Please drop in. He works until 11.00 am.
 
St. Albans Football Club Gate Roster
Volunteers are needed for 20 July and 10 August.
Please contact Past President David Sykes if you would like to participate.
 
Our Grand Final Event Meeting – 24 September
Warren Norton announced that the Gold Coast Suns CEO Mark Evans will be our guest speaker with the focus on the Fight Cancer Foundation and the AFL’s Footy Colours Day fundraising.
 
Enrich your family history story – Wednesday 17 July
Discover the wide variety of resources and original records held at the Geelong Heritage Centre that will add to your family history story.
Focusing on the Geelong and Barwon Region. 
Bookings are required to attend the session, but they are free and can be made at: https://www.grlc.vic.gov.au/whats-on/enrich-your-family-history-story 
If you have any questions, call John Mitchell on 5248 1802.
 
Bangers Bring in the Bread
Yannick thanked the volunteers from our Club for raising $958.00 at Bunnings Leopold and $1,700.00 at WaurnPonds Bunnings on Saturday and Sunday last.
 
Trivia Night Fundraiser
Yannick announced that a new fundraiser planned by way of a Trivia Night with a sports theme at St. Albans Football Club on a Friday in November.
A quizmaster is required……everyone with a quizzical expression is qualified for the role.
The beneficiary is the Mark West Foundation for families in need. There will be raffles and door prizes.
One of the answers will be Gary Ablett.
 
Meeting date changes
There will be no Club meeting on 30 July and it maybe an evening for Committee chairs to explore Club Runner.
Instead of a meeting on Tuesday 6 August we will have a meeting on Monday 5 August combined with other Group 9 and 10 Rotary clubs for the District Governor’s (DG) visit.
Progressive Dinner – Saturday 17 August
A list is being circulated for those who would like to attend, to host and/or to provide a course.
 
Rotary Club of Grovedale Waurn Ponds 40th Birthday Celebration
We are all invited to this special event which will be held on Wednesday 14 August at Mercy Place Rice Village at 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm.
The cost is $30.00 per head with drinks at bar prices .
Please RSVP by 6th August by calling 0419 341 112 or emailing jhe73316@bigpond.net.au
 
Weekly Dinner Fees Payable Now By Card
We now have the option of paying for our meals by ‘tap and pay’ with no cash required.
 
The 2019-2020 membership fees
Membership fees for 2019-2020 will be set at $270.00 full fee and $245.00 with concession.
Our Club Treasurer Michael has sent out invoices to members so we can pay direct in the Club’s Bendigo Bank account if we wish to do so.
The account details are:
BSB 633 000
Account number 146425996
 
Fifth Mondays – Christ Church Meals
The Bulletin’s “Upcoming Events” section now includes the Fifth Mondays which are our Club’s turn at the Christ Church Meals program and all are welcome to come and help out from 3.00 pm.
See Jenny Acopian if you would like to assist.