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Edition 49 Monday, 11th October 2021

Message from our President

Hoping you will all join in and wear a hat to this week’s meeting, whether silly or sensible in style.
The month of October is “Mental Health Awareness”
Sunday 10th October is officially World Mental Health Day on each year’s calendar, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of this focus.
Statistics lead us to understand that 1 in 5 people suffer a form of mental health illness each year – a very alarming statistic.
So, what are some of the triggers that can cause mental health deterioration
  • Genetics. ...
  • Environment. ...
  • Childhood trauma. ...
  • Stressful events: like losing a loved one or being in a car accident.
  • Negative thoughts. ...
  • Unhealthy habits: like not getting enough sleep, or not eating.
  • Drugs and alcohol: Abusing drugs and alcohol can trigger a mental illness. ...
  • Brain chemistry.
As individuals how can we take care of our own mental health
  • Keep exercising
  • Get enough sleep
  • Eat well
  • Find ways to keep in touch
  • Practice laughter
  • Practice gratitude
  • Stay positive…………..things will get better
  • Reach out if you need help – don’t suffer in silence
Looking forward to welcoming our RYLA sponsored candidate, Claire O’Brien, to our meeting this week. Claire will just introduce herself to the club and provide a brief background as to why her interest in RYLA.
Welcome also to Ken Mirams, who does an almighty amount of work for rotary in the youth protection space.
Plans are in place for face-to-face meetings, as soon as the roadmap out of lockdown will allow, when this does occur, we will provide members the opportunity for reconnection and fellowship instead of guest speaker for one or two meetings.
There will be an end of year function in some format or another – that is a promise.!!!!!!
Lastly it is time for all to turn attention to the AGM of the club which will take place on Wednesday, 24th November. Hopefully we will be together offsite at “The Healey” on this day (watch this space – planning has become very flexible)
Margaret Mason has included in this bulletin all the constitutional requirements for our AGM – encourage everyone to have a read.
Stay safe everyone and stay connected
Serve to change Lives”
Helen Nodrum
  Meeting this week
Zoom meeting only this week Meeting ID 3532621046 Pwd 3191
All meeting info can be found here.
It will be our normal morning meeting starting at 7.30 am but the meeting will be open from 7.15 am
Also, have a look at the article below on subscribing to our Events Calendar. Have all events update directly to your phone.
By the way, I have updated the Zoom help page about Raising your Hand in Zoom here. It works a little differently now.
Ian Ballantine
Our Club meets weekly. It can either be a Zoom meeting, or an "in-person" meeting.
This week, we will be on Zoom only - details here
Please check details of each week's meeting here or elsewhere in this Bulletin to confirm the venue. You are very welcome to join us.
Please click here to see all events and here to see how you can have events added automatically to your calendar.
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Rotary Club of Bentleigh Moorabbin Central Inc. Will be held on Wednesday 24th November 2021 at a location and method to be advised.
Business includes Presentation of accounts for the Club and Market, Statutory matters for the Incorporated Association, and the Election of Directors and Officers for the Rotary year 2022-2023
The formal Agenda will be issued later.
Election of Directors and Officers:
2 Directors to be elected to serve for 2 years from 22-23 to 23-24.
Ron Brownlees and Julie Reed whose terms have expired retire but are eligible for re-election. (Two other Directors, Linda O’Brien and Peter Nolan continue to serve their second year)
Officers to be elected for the Rotary year 2022 - 2023 (commencing 1 July ’22)
(Margaret Mason, currently President Elect, will become ‘President’)
( Helen Nodrum, currently President, will become ‘Past President’)
President Elect Nominee. (To serve as President 23-24)
Vice President
The President-Elect has appointed a Nomination Committee to ensure there are nominations for each position. Members may also nominate themselves or other members for any position.
Nominations must be in writing and bear the signatures of the nominator and nominee, and be forwarded to the Secretary. A member may only be nominated for one position.
Where there is more than one nominee for a position, there will be a ballot.
Time Line:
Nomination are open now.
The Nomination Committee will present their nominations to the Club meeting on Wed 17th November (one week before the AGM.)
Nominations from members must reach the Secretary by Friday 15th November
Further details of the process can be found in the Constitution, By Laws and Standing Orders (click on document name).
Christmas Cakes and Puddings 2021
It's that time again to placer your orders for Christmas Cakes and Puddings.....
Club Meeting Wednesday October 6 2021 Nick Staikos MLC
Meeting was held on Zoom. 24 members participated and there were 4 apologies.
The chair was President Helen and the guest speaker was Nick Staikos local Member of State Parliament.
Rotary’s $97 million pledge for sustainable projects
RI President-elect Jennifer Jones announces Rotary’s $97 million pledge for sustainable projects during Global Citizen Live
The star-studded global event rallied people to take action on some of the world’s most urgent problems
by Ryan Hyland 
Club Meeting September 29 2021 Emma Gierschick, OAM
The meeting was held on Zoom. Twenty-three members participated and there were two guests, Sossi and Tony Fritzlaff from Cilantro. The chair was Tim Moran and the guest speaker was Emma Giershick. Tim introduced Emma who is a survivor of family violence and breast cancer She is a sole parent to a daughter who has Downs Syndrome. Emma has been advocating for support for women and children who are victims of family violence. She has been awarded an OAM for her work.
District 9810 Conference March 2022
It's time to start considering attending the District 9810 Conference, scheduled for March 2022 (25th and 26th)
It will be a combination of "on-line" and "in-person" and feature a gala night on Saturday.
Please refer here for up to date details.
Click on read more for more details and a video invitation by the DG
District 9810 Newsletter
A reminder to all members and friends of Rotary that our District Governor, Daryl Moran publishes his newsletter each month and is a very worthwhile read...if not essential reading.
You should receive it each month via email but you can always find the current and past editions here.
Members needs Sponsorship
Members Terry Kane and Jo Impey ares seeking support from fellow members and friends of Rotary in their effort to help raise funds for Cerebral Palsy
The Healey promotion to support Club
Do yourself and Bentleigh Moorabbin Central Rotary Club a Favour.
Purchase an apartment with a retirement lifestyle for yourself at The Healey, or refer a friend who purchases an apartment and you will receive a $1000 Visa card. Plus Bentleigh Moorabbin Central  Rotary Club will also receive a $1000  donation**.
Subscribe to Calendar
From the Calendar page here you can subscribe to the Club's event calendar.
This will result in the Club's calendar being added to your existing calendar subscriptions, thus ensuring that as an event is added (or modified) to the Club's calendar, it will appear on your phone, tablet etc.
Calendars supported are Outlook, Google and Apple.
Take the link, Subscribe to Calendar, from the Calendar Page.
Latest Photo Albums
District 9810 Changeover July 9 2021
Club Meeting June 30 2021
Changeover June 19, 2021
DG Alma Reynolds workshop May 2021
Bentleigh Sunday Market May 2021

Market Report

No report as the Market remains closed
Roster for the next 2 weeks
Meeting Chairman refer here for help

Note Market start time is 6.15am
Click on See all Rosters at right for future weeks. Members click here to see your own roster.
Meeting October 13 2021
Chairperson Kruss, Neville
Cashier / Regalia Bury, Michael
Cashier / Regalia Loeliger, Sue
Sergeant Session Mason, John
Meeting October 20h 2021
Chairperson O'Shea, Greg
Cashier / Regalia Mason, Margaret
Cashier / Regalia Mason, John
International Toast  Perry, Grant
Club Meeting October 13, 2021 Ken Mirams
Oct 13, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Club meeting October 20, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Club meeting October 27, 2021 Evening Meeting
Oct 27, 2021
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Annual General Meeting 2021
Nov 24, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Vishal Mahajan
October 3
Peter O'Brien
October 10
Larry Green
October 13
Spouse Birthdays
Asia Berri
October 11
Marilyn Brownlees
October 12
Ruth Grusd
October 13
Join Date
Michael Bury
October 16, 2019
2 years
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Ian Ballantine
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