Volume 66 Issue 17                                                 18th May 2022
President Patrick's Musings
Rotary friends and friends of Rotary
When you serve to change lives, your actions today can help extend the lives of others.
  • Congratulations to Geoff Heath on recently turning 80, Geoff was inducted on the 1/6/1983 and has been a valuable contributor to many Rotary projects and the broader community for many years, well done Geoff and keep up the good work
  • Bunnings BBQ Saturday 28th May – volunteers urgently required for the afternoon shift
  • District Assembly (virtual) on zoom Saturday 28th May 10am - Noon
District Assembly is a must attend forum for new members, club officers, directors, committee chairs and project leaders. Collaborate, be inspired and take action with other club leaders at the upcoming online District Assembly. The sessions give all participants valuable new ideas to take back to their clubs and clusters. Some of the most experienced district leaders will conduct informative discussions on all phases of Rotary administration and service projects. So let’s get on board folks
  • International committee in collaboration with honorary member Sue Gray has been gathering medical goods to send a large quantity of burns and wound dressings, bandages and slings to The Ukraine via The International Coordination of Medical Aid for Ukraine and the Rotary Club of Ballarat D9780 .  These goods will be transported by an RAAF Hurcules to the UK then on to The Ukraine.
  • Next week 25th May – Art Show Sponsors night @ HQ , A must attend evening as the club needs members to attend and support our sponsors , spitting image will be catering
  • Important upcoming dates
  • ART Show roster needs to be completed by EVERYONE ASAP
  • Wednesday 1st June – fellowship night $40 per head  2 course meal contact Anne Murphy – places are limited so book NOW
  • Tuesday 21st June & Wednesday 22nd June – important dates to hang painting for the Art Show – help needed – contact David Troon
  • Wednesday 7th July Club Changeover @ Amora – look out for booking details
  • New member induction for Andy Chappell has been scheduled for next Wednesday the 25th May
  • Vale - Mr. John Mcintosh – members mourn the passing of our esteemed past member  John McIntosh, just shy of his 99th birthday John passed away on the 10th May. John was inducted in 1971 and was an active & valuable club member having been on the board of management for more than 20 years as club secretary. John also received a Paul Harris fellow recognition
Have a good week in Rotary
Patrick Docherty
Member since 2010 
Patrick Docherty
President 2021-2022
Upcoming Events
Camberwell Sunday Market
Market Place
May 22, 2022
6:50 AM – 1:00 PM
Weekly Dinner Meeting - Art Show Sponsors Night
Conochie Hall
May 25, 2022
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Bunnings Sausage Sizzle
Bunnings Hawthorn
May 28, 2022
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Camberwell Sunday Market
Market Place
May 29, 2022
6:50 AM – 1:00 PM
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May 25, 2022
Art Show Sponsors Night
Jun 01, 2022 6:30 PM
Fellowship Night - (Organiser - Anne Murphy)
Jun 08, 2022 6:30 PM
Walter & Eliza Hall Institute Cancer/Medical Research - ( Chair - TBA)
Jun 15, 2022 6:30 PM
Art Show Briefing at Conochie Hall
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Certificate of Appreciation
District 9800 Recognitions 2022
Applications for the District 9800 Recognitions 2022 are now open.
The closing date for applications is Saturday 4th June with the awards to be presented at the District Changeover on 25th June 2022.
We look forward to receiving nominations so that we can acknowledge and celebrate the great volunteering successes within the District 9800 Clubs
The Categories are:
Environmental Sustainability
Public Image
District 9800 Recognition Awards 2022 - Information 
District 9800 Recognition Awards 2022 - Application Form 
International Convention 27-31 May 2023 Melbourne- Australia
Camberwell Sunday Market Roster
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Peter Allen OAM
May 3
Gary Goldsmith
May 5
Ian McMillan
May 5
John de Carro
May 9
Steve Clarke
May 9
Michelle Critchley
May 10
Anita Bejerano
May 17
Michele Bucoy
May 17
Teresa Molella
May 18
Geoff Heath
May 19
Spouse Birthdays
Jo Troon
May 13
Join Date
Annie Murphy
May 1, 1990
32 years
John Steven
May 1, 1979
43 years
Neil Hookey
May 1, 1989
33 years
Kerry Anne Frost
May 11, 2015
7 years
Ian McMillan
May 18, 2010
12 years
Fabienne Nichola
May 28, 2008
14 years
Joe Yeh
May 29, 2019
3 years
Please send your contributions or any general feedback to your 2021-2022 RCC Bulletin Editor Kemi Shombowale (