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  • District Assembly - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    held every year and is a great occasion for new members and certainly the new Board to learn more about Rotary and its work Lunch is provided if you register in advance District Assembly Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date 15 May Time 9 00 am 1 30 pm Venue Tabcorp Park 2 Ferris Road Melton Vic Australia Google Map Event Navigation Vocational Visit Doug Hawley s factory Dinner meeting Solar Powered Dental Chairs Upcoming Events Dinner meeting Guide Dogs Victoria 2 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Rotary Lunchers Izakaya Mizu 4 May 12 30 pm 2 00 pm RC Brighton North President s Breakfast 6 May 7 15 am 9 00 am Vocational Visit Doug Hawley s factory 9 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm District Assembly 15 May 9 00 am 1 30 pm View All Events Quick Links Register for meeting Apology Current Volunteering Opportunities Aussie Pride Badge Annual Report 2014 15 Club Bulletin 28 Apr 2016 Subscribe to our Club Bulletin Join our Rotary Club NYSF Applications Open for 2017 facebook twitter youtube Come along 2 Rochester Road Canterbury Vic AUSTRALIA MAP Every Monday Dinner meeting 6 00pm for 6 30pm Register and

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  • Events Archive - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    sports journalist author and cricket lover All Rotarians and friends welcome Find out more 10 Vocational Visit Doug Hawley s factory 9 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Hellay Australia Pty Ltd 9 Monterey Rd Dandenong South Vic Australia Google Map An evening of volunteering to create food packs for disaster relief We will enjoy a barbecue dinner and tour of Doug s new factory Find out more District Assembly 15 May 9 00 am 1 30 pm Tabcorp Park 2 Ferris Road Melton Vic Australia Google Map This is a District Event held every year and is a great occasion for new members and certainly the new Board to learn more about Rotary and its work Lunch is provided if you register in advance Find out more 25 Dinner meeting Solar Powered Dental Chairs 16 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Canterbury Centre 2 Rochester Rd Canterbury Victoria 3126 Australia Google Map Speaker Kim Groizard Find out more 25 Dinner meeting Alzheimer s Research Update 23 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Canterbury Centre 2 Rochester Rd Canterbury Victoria 3126 Australia Google Map Speaker Simon McKenzie Nickson Find out more Club Social Function 30 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Sapa Hills Restaurant 623 Glenferrie Road Hawthorn Vic Australia Google Map Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine Partners night Find out more June 2016 Change Over Dinner 27 June 7 00 pm 10 00 pm TBA Find out more Events List Navigation laquo Previous Events Export Listed Events Upcoming Events Dinner meeting Guide Dogs Victoria 2 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Rotary Lunchers Izakaya Mizu 4 May 12 30 pm 2 00 pm RC Brighton North President s Breakfast 6 May 7 15 am 9 00 am Vocational Visit Doug Hawley s factory 9 May

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  • Apply to become a Rotary Friend - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    Friend Submit this form to let us know that you interested in volunteering opportunities through the Rotary Club of Canterbury Your Name required Your Email required Phone Address Briefly tell us about your interests in volunteering with our club Please contact null if there is a problem with the application procedure Upcoming Events Dinner meeting Guide Dogs Victoria 2 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm Rotary Lunchers Izakaya Mizu 4 May 12 30 pm 2 00 pm RC Brighton North President s Breakfast 6 May 7 15 am 9 00 am Vocational Visit Doug Hawley s factory 9 May 6 00 pm 8 30 pm District Assembly 15 May 9 00 am 1 30 pm View All Events Quick Links Register for meeting Apology Current Volunteering Opportunities Aussie Pride Badge Annual Report 2014 15 Club Bulletin 28 Apr 2016 Subscribe to our Club Bulletin Join our Rotary Club NYSF Applications Open for 2017 facebook twitter youtube Come along 2 Rochester Road Canterbury Vic AUSTRALIA MAP Every Monday Dinner meeting 6 00pm for 6 30pm Register and pay online to attend a meeting Next Meeting Karen Hayes is the Chief Executive Officer Guide Dogs Victoria She leads a talented team

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  • Club Beginnings - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    Committee also launched several other projects A total of 5000 was donated to Polio Plus a Rotary International project aimed at eliminating polio and other childhood diseases from the third world A candidate for a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship was endorsed and the nomination submitted to the District committee Links were also established with International House First Avenue in Motion FAIM and Interplast Rotary Club of North Camberwell On the 2nd October 1984 the Rotary Club of Balwyn sponsored a new club to be known as The Rotary Club of North Camberwell It was the fifth club to be formed in the City of Camberwell with members drawn from a wide range of businesses and professions throughout the Balwyn area District Governor s Special Representative Peter Blundell was responsible for establishing the Club and briefing the new members in Rotary matters and in assisting them in electing the first Board of Directors The first luncheon of the Provisional Rotary Club of North Camberwell was held at Argenti s on September 26 1984 with 29 members present The first official meeting was held on October 10 The Charter Night was held at Leonda s Receptions in Hawthorn on November 11 attended by several hundred Rotarians and their spouses Rotary Clubs from throughout the District were represented and gifts such as the Club Charter a table lectern Collingwood Copper Bowl Fines Box Brighton Sergeant s sash PDG Jack Marj Nankervis and many others were made The Wembley Wheel of Friendship was also presented and was traditionally held by the new club until the Charter Night of the next newest Rotary Club some weeks later Charter President Frank Libman said of the night it gave me personally a great insight into the professionalism of our mother club Balwyn and particularly District Governor Ray Salmon s representative Peter Blundell Accepting the Charter from Ray was an unforgettable moment in my life Since none of the new members knew each other very well if at all it was decided to concentrate on building fellowship in the first year Frank Libman and his wife Fay accepting the Charter from DG Ray Salmon with Peter Blundell The picnic barbeque at Banksia Park was a good start followed by a cricket match against Balwyn which promised to become a regular grudge match in years to come The Christmas Party at Argenti s featured the late Uncle Doug Elliot as guest speaker PP Frank recalls with some delight Maggie McLauchlan s outrageous dress that evening Neither members nor their wives could keep their eyes off Maggie said Frank with a far away look and a hint of a smile CHARTER MEMBERS Rotary Club of Canterbury March 1987 Rotary Club of North Camberwell November 1984 Ron Clark Ian Coopes Rod Corinaldi John Dabner John De Raven Peter Dimond Peter Evans Alan Farrington Bruce Gallagher Richard Goss Alan Gray Ralph Hartnett Douglas Hawley Sherry James Peter Kingsbury Colin Laity Bruce McIver Neil Mackenzie Malcolm McLean Noel McNicol Smith Garry Mann Rob

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  • Community Service - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    staffing coordinated initially by Brian Henshaw Rotary Bowel Scan This was carried out as a pilot for District 9800 Kits for sample collection and testing for bowel cancer were distributed to local chemists for sale in an effort organised by David Robinson The testing was performed by a pathologist on a voluntary basis The project was only a limited success Tree Planting Seedlings being planted out by staff and students of Canterbury Primary School The primary purpose of the tree planting programs is to reduce soil salinity by restoring some of the original tree population in cleared areas In the first project Canterbury Rotarians led by Peter Evans worked with staff and students of Canterbury Primary School and in association with Lower Tarwin Primary School in planting seedlings In later years Canterbury Rotarians in association with the Rotary Club of Northcote carried out tree planting at Pyalong and in association with the Rotary Club of Manningham in the Glenaroua Broadford area Paint Your Heart Out Members painted the houses of elderly residents and charitable institutions in the area Assistance was also provided in clearing up gardens etc Community Garden Doug Hawley and Trevor Donkin planting fruit trees at the Markham Estate A recently commenced project which aims to establish a community garden adjacent to the Markham Estate in Ashburton This estate is home to many needy families In the first phase 21 advanced fruit trees including citrus plums apricots loquats guava and olives were planted by Club members Livingwell Counselling Service Another recently begun project to establish a counseling service for disabled people in collaboration with the Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre A Committee of Mamagement has been appointed on which Russell Hoath and David Chudasko will represent the Club Belmore School The Belmore School had been supported by RC Boroondara Sunrise for some time and this was continued after amalgamation with Canterbury In 2006 7 the school received 6200 raised from the Art Market Blood Bank Donation In 1996 97 Community Service Director David Proud began arranging evening blood donations for groups of members and families and many subsequently enrolled as donors on an on going basis Variety Club Christmas Party Every year the Variety Club organises a Christmas party for disadvantaged children at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre Large numbers of volunteers are needed and Canterbury members join with Rotarians from many other clubs in the district to help Boroondara Family Network A Rotary community project initiated by the Rotary Club of Glenferrie and supported by other Boroondara Rotary Clubs including Canterbury and the City of Boroondara It aims to supply support services to families with young children particularly new babies The service is provided by trained volunteers who visit families on a weekly basis Boroondara Cares The continuing drought and its serious impact on rural communities led to the proposal that the Boroondara area should seek ways to provide assistance to a rural community In late 2007 the City of Boroondara and its nine Rotary clubs coordinated by the Rotary

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  • International Service - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    for World Peace and Conflict Resolution Pia Simonsen a former Rotary Exchange student successfully applied for a scholarship with Canterbery s sponsorship The scholarship is for up to two years Masters level degree with an estimated value of US100 000 Pia departed for the US in July 2007 to take up the scholarship at Duke University Canterbury also sponsored another student Susan Carew for a Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand Susan commenced the program in January 2008 Shelterbox Project The ShelterBox provides material and equipment for people displaced by natural or other disasters In 2006 2007 Canterbury donated 6000 for the purchase of five Shelterboxes and continues to support the project District Conference 1990 RC North Camberwell District Conference attendees Canberra 1990 The Conference trip was talked about for months most members attending travelled to Canberra via Thredbo Village where the fellowship was truly memorable thanks to Doug McLauchlan for his organisation and also to Brian Dawson for arranging the club dinner function at Canberra International House Outing for recently arrived International House students Phillip Island 1992 Host Rotarians and partners Peter Evans John De Ravin Barbara Coopes Alfred Ong Anne Ong and Alan Farrington International House is a University of Melbourne residence for international and Australian students with which Rotary has a long standing association Canterbury has held occasional club meetings at International House and has organised outings such as AFL games and the penguin parade for recently arrived overseas students John Richards International Service Director 1988 91 has served on the District International House Committee Philippines Eye Screening Project First Canterbury Eye Screening Team arriving at Bacolod Philippines May 1997 L R Jenny Simpson Marley Corinaldi Bruce Gallagher Richard Goss Adrian Goss Tony Simpson Robyn Hawley Rod Corinaldi This project was initiated in 1997 as a result of a suggestion by Canterbury member Jill Keeffe a research ophthalmologist and World Health Organisation consultant Teams from Canterbury have visited the Philippines for about a week to conduct eye screening for cataracts and other eye problems in conjunction with the Cataract Foundation of the Philippines and the Rotary Club of Bacolod North Bacolod is the main city of Negros in the central Philippines The Australians work with local Rotarians doctors and field workers to conduct screenings in towns and villages throughout Negros The first visit took place in May 1997 and in the course of a week screened nearly 1200 people 291 of whom were found to need immediate cataract surgery Subsequent visits have been made every year since The 1999 team took with them a new operating microscope for use by the Cataract Foundation The microscope was purchased with funds from Canterbury and Bacolod North with a matching grant from Rotary International This Australian designed instrument enabled surgeons to conduct surgery locally instead of the patients having to travel to Bacolod City In recent years the areas covered by the teams have extended to the neighbouring island of Panay and have been assisted by

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  • Youth Service (New Generations) - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    06 Mari Saijo Magda Konkiewicz Japan Poland Laura Hallahan Thailand 2006 07 Mo Booanong Thailand 2012 13 Lars Spies Germany Visit to Rotary Bone Marrow Research Centre L R Alan Stevens Bill Granger John Richards Pamela Farrington John Pyke Alan Farrington Peter Bolton Japanese Exchange Student Miwa Sato with Pamela and Alan Farrington at 1991 Changeover Dinner Rotary Youth Leadership Awards RYLA RYLA involves a one week live in camp to train voluntary youth leaders in the 18 24 age range Most years Canterbury has sponsored participants in this program and occasionally invites them to address the club after the camp Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment RYPEN RYPEN is designed to provide an enrichment program for boys and girls in Years 10 and 11 It involves a long weekend residential seminar and is an intense learning experience There are two camps held each year Canterbury normally sponsors one or more participants The camps are held at Axedale with the assistance of groups of Rotarians and their families In 1990 91 Canterbury accepted a District invitation to host the RYPEN camp which was attended by 50 students Fifteen Canterbury members and their partners lived in at the camp and organised catering The organisers included Richard Pope Peter Bolton Alan Stevens John Eddison John Pendavingh and John Williams coordinated by Youth Service Director Tony Simpson Science Summer Schools The National Youth Science Forum Held over two weeks in Canberra for senior secondary school students Participants meet leading scientists and visit national scientific centres The students are nominated by clubs and selected by District Canterbury has nominated many successful applicants BHP National Engineering Summer School Similar to the Science Forums these are held at Flinders University in Adelaide for one week In 1995 96 Canterbury successfully nominated Nicole Hahn Siemens Science Schools Organised at Victorian Universities during September and January vacations for Year 10 students Canterbury has sponsored several groups of students for these courses Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health Canterbury sponsors a student to undertake this two year course Rotaract Rotaract clubs are service clubs for people aged between 18 and 30 and are sponsored by Rotary clubs Their objective is to provide personal development and fellowship In December 1999 the Canterbury Rotaract Club sponsored by the Rotary Club of Canterbury was chartered by DG Vance Hilton The new club with 33 charter members led by Charter President Stuart Robinson became the 8th Rotaract club in District 9800 and very soon afterwards the largest Rotaract club in the district The club functioned successfully for several years However with the passage of time and changing circumstances of many members the number of active members declined and in December 2006 the club was wound up The balance of their Charity Funds amounting to nearly 10 000 was passed on to the Rotary Club of Canterbury Peer Support Foundation Registered primary teachers to attend training workshops 1997 98 Rohan Thompson 1998 99 Dianne Beardall Youth Suicide Awareness In 1997 98 two youth workers were sponsored

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  • Vocational Service - The Rotary Club of Canterbury Inc.
    1999 2000 Hosted team from Mississippi Tennessee USA 2002 2003 Successfully Nominated Mandi Zonneveldt as a member of the out going team to Ireland 2007 2008 Hosted team from Iowa Nebraska USA 2013 2014 Hosted team from Mannheim Germany 2014 2015 Hosted team from Louisiana Mississippi USA 2015 2016 Hosted team from the Philippines Canterbury s farewell to the visiting GSE team from USA L R Billy Hooper Courtney Bressack Lyndsey Estes Gerry Cross Stella Connell Graham Wigg Kate Cross Hosting April 2000 Group Study Exchange Team from District 6800 Mississippi Tennessee L R Brian Young Anne Young Courtney Bressack Keith Shaffer Lindsey Estes Stella Connell Billy Hooper Team Leader Industry Visits Host Doug Hawley with David Robinson Edward Gwee and Kyle Wightman on visit to Hellay Australia These visits are organised for late afternoon or evening two or three times a year in place of the normal dinner meeting A tour of the establishment is generally combined with a meal provided either by the hosts or at a nearby restaurant or hotel The establishments visited have been many and varied including the APM paper mill at Fairfield the VicRoads Control Room the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute the Visy Board plant in Dandenong the J B Were stockbrokers offices the Qantas Flight Training Centre the Pacific Dunlop tyre manufacturing plant the Tenix naval dockyard at Williamstown Federation Square Telstra Global Operations Centre Carlton United Breweries 3RPH radio station for the visually impaired the Ford Broadmeadows plant the PMP print centre and Hellay Australia hosted by Doug Hawley Ethics and Business Enterprise A joint program of all Victorian Rotary districts to provide assistance in the education of children to appreciate the role of ethics in our society Canterbury Rotarian Richard Pope was District Chairman Camberwell Job Club Camberwell Job Club was an organisation which provided training and employment assistance for the long term unemployed with the aid of Commonwealth Government grants Canterbury members assisted with advice and background talks coordinated by John Knights Theatre Sports This was an original theatrical competition between schools Canterbury organised the regional competition for the two years 1991 and 1992 Employ Australia Campaign Canterbury participated very actively in this nationwide Rotary campaign in 1994 95 designed to identify employment opportunities following the recession of the early 1990s Each Canterbury member telephoned between 10 and 20 businesses in the Canterbury district to enquire about existing and potential employment opportunities The effort established 44 jobs available immediately and more for the future Job Talks Talks by members about their jobs and their industry or profession have long been a part of the Club s program The talks range from 3 minute summaries to full length expositions and are always informative and interesting These are in addition to the Rotarian Behind the Badge autobiographical talks Members often comment that our own members are among the most interesting guest speakers Past talks have included Gerry Cross on The Real Worth of Trees Doug Hawley on biochemical manufacturing and Richard

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