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Meeting Activities

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Underlined blue text indicates there is a video of the meeting available)

December: Club Xmas Dinner - BH Golf Club

November: Feed Me Bellarine Dinner; Anthony Ohlsen - Foundation; VCE Awards & AGM

October: Gary Newton - Polio Eradication; 40th Anniversary Dinner 360Q; Coast Line Alfresco Craig and Amanda; Lyndie Freestone OGSLSC; Primary School Award Presentations

September: Barry Iddles 360Q; Escape Bag Guest Speaker

August: Art Show Opening; Alicia Kennedy Cherished Pets Foundation; Jacinta Ramsay Local Hairdresser;  Aviv Palti Founder of Cambodia Rural Students Trust

July: Jan Johannsen Bali Smiles; Karen Knuckey Story Dogs; Cassy Twomey The Lobster Pot

June: Vocational Awards; Changeover Dinner

May:  Life Member Awards      Life Journey from PNG to Australia  Moses Pulop-Levy.  

Larrie Winzar Starhrowers and Linda Scott Feed Me Bellarine  Ambulance Victoria  CPR Demo

April: 15 on Me: Bill & Maz.  Kath Venters  LandcareLiddy Neville. Peter &  Dianne Hobbs Salvation Army

March: Fleur Maidment - Water for Myanmar;      Fay Agterhuis - Diversity and Inclusion.       John Paton - Lombok Dog Spaying

February:  Jessie Harman - Rotary International  Ian Radcliffe - Prisioner Release   

January: Curlewis Golf, Barefoot Bowls, A Simple Dinner at Shell Rd Reserve

December: 6 - Senior Citizen's Dinner; 13 - Member Xmas Dinner

November: 15 on me: Greg Leece and David Larkins; White Mangoves - Warren & Noel; 15 on Me: Beth Eustace (Part 1  -  Part 2) and Jenny/Neil Templeton; VCE Scholarship Awards

October:  Barwon Coast Sandy GatehouseBob Marmion - Police PTSD;  Graham Bath Junior Awards

September: Brian Paterson - disabled employment,  15 on Me - Lisa Hanley, Compassionate Hearts on the Bellarine, RYLA experiences

August: 15 on me - Meredith O'Neill and Martin Geerings;  Art Show Launch & Quiz;

Vici Funnell; - Rotary Regionalisation; 15 on Me - The Greers.; Kathy Rivett

July:  Harry Hanley Geomatics; Fellowship & Quiz, Gavin Bourke Leadership,

2022/23 Rotary Year commences

June: Charlie El-Hage - Indonesian Dog Project, 15 on me - John Karis and Sue Hill, Changeover Dinner, Club Assembly

May: 15 on Me - Lyndy Stagg, Fellowship, Community Service Awards,Diane Looker - Geelong Coach for Girls, Quiz Night

April: John Oswald & Lucy - Lese Oaiai PNG, Sally Cant - Compassionate Hearts Committee, Dick Clay - Pie Night, John Clue - DG

March: Carol Corby - Geelong Rainbow Inc., International C'tee. members, Stephanie Woolard - 7 Women - Nepal, Kate Halfpenny - Journalist, Leeanne Watson

February: Anne Barker - ABC Correspondent, Stephen Lamont - Rotary Conference, Lub Assembly, John Calnin - Retirement

January: Golf Activity - Curlewis

December: Peter Kavenagh - Shelter Box, Xmas Dinner - 360Q

November:   Fleur Maidment - Myanmar Project,   Kate Ellis Vaccination Project, Anthony Ohlsen - Rotary Foundation 

October: Oct 5 - Mindfulness; Oct 12 - Handling Stress; Oct 19 - World Polio Day; Oct 26 - Jessie Harman

September: Sep 7 - Jo Lyngcoln - Port Arthur; Sep 14 - Moinul Islam - Project Cleft;

Sep 21 - Grand Final week;  Sep_28 Graham Bath Junior Awards

August: Aug 3 - Art Show opening - Patsy Bush; Aug 10 - Travis McCombe - New Guinea Project; Aug 16 - visit to North Bellarine; Aug 24 - Corrina Eccles. Wadawurrung Corporation (ZOOM, but no video); Aug 31 - 2 truths & a lie

July: July 6 Club Assembly,  July 13 Fill-in meeting;  July 20 Bob Doak - Past Olympian; July 27 - Noel Emselle Southern Bellarine Coastal Project

2021/22 Rotary Year commences

June: June 1 Harry Hanley 5 on me; Plastics Video; , Assistant DG - Vikki Funnel, Bali Smiles - Jan Johanneson, Barwon Health - Vicki Goodwin, Changeover Dinner)

May: EdConnect, Ocean Grove Police; Former Police Commissioner; Community Awards

April: Baru Threads; 5 on me (Jenny Wright) ; Guitars for Vets; First Australian Aboriginal Cricket team.

March: VCE Student Awards; DG Visit; Rural Australia for Refugees; RYLA presentation.

February: Leprosy Mission presentation; Ocean Eyes - Anthony Dowling;  Feb 16 - General Discussion, Ty Symons - Ocean Grove Business Association

January: Movie/Meal; visit to Ocean Grove Brewery; Australia Day BBQ


December: (Dec_1_Meeting_Footy_Comp_Awards_Lorraine_B_3_on_me); (Dec_8_Meeting_Michael_Dillon)   Dec_15_Meeting_Jirrahlinga

(Dec_22 - Xmas Breakup)

November: Nov 3- No meeting;    (Nov_10_Meeting_AGM; Online_Quiz)



October:  (Oct_6_Meeting_D.I.K)  (Oct_13_Meeting_Lift_the_Lid_Music_Therapy)



September: (Sep_1_Meeting- Stroke-Safe - Andrew_English). (Sep_8_Meeting_Peace_of_Mind_Bec_Picone) 




August: (Aug_4_Meeting- Qutis - Bruce_Poole).  (Aug_11_Meeting_Gary_Willson - WERN)

(Aug_18_Meeting - John_Paton_5_on_me).   



July: (July_28_Meeting)  (July_21_Meeting-Feed_Me_Bellarine_Lana_Purcell)   (July_7_Meeting - Phil_Edwards_OGCA)  (July_14_Meeting - Nick Ansell - Disabled_Surfers)  (Disabled_Surfers_Presentation)

2020/21 Rotary Year commences

June:  (June_2_Meeting- David Williamson - Second Bite).  (June_9_Meeting- Hooded Plovers).  (June_16_Meeting- Shannon Tierney- Malacoota bush fires).  (June_23_Meeting- Amy Hawker and Jenny Wright inducted).  (June_30_Meeting- Changeover Dinner )


May: (May_5_Meeting)  (May_12_Meeting)   (May_19_Meeting).     (May_26_Meeting)

(Link to Solmaid presentation)


April: ZOOM meetings continued; click the relevant date to watch the meetings - (Apr_7_meeting)  (ZOOM_Lesson - Apr_8) (Pages_Lesson - Apr_9).   (Purple Bus Presentation - Sarah Howard ).  (Apr_14_meeting)  (Apr_21_meeting) Anzac Day activities (Apr_28_Meeting)


March: Opera singer Michael Laepina, Ambulance Centre Visit, COVID-19 disruption; We started ZOOM online meetings. Click the date to watch the meeting from then (Mar_31​_meeting)


February: Guest speakers (Ambulance Victoria, Stephanie Templeton, Graeme & Chris Hiller); cheques presented to Art Show charities; Lorraine and Graeme Batrouney; Ron Ayres Inducted as new members


January: Car raffle ticket selling at the Caravan Parks; visit to Brewicola Brewery


December: Senior Citizens dinner; Barber Shop Quartet; Visit to Barwon Sports Academy; Club Xmas breakup - 360 deg.


November: Annual Art Show; Fran Kealey - dealing with Dementia; Family & Sexual Violence Forum; VCE Awards


October: Julie McFadyen - life 'behind bars'. Click the following link to see the presentation (Link); Graeme Bath Junior Awards; Graeme Fischer (Trachoma); Gaynor Schols (ROMAC); Tanya Fitzpatrick (Bellarine Community Health)


September: Leeane Tann-Alexander - Social worker at Whittington Primary school​. Click to view her presentation:(Link); Ian Cover of the the 'Couldabeens'. Click the link to watch Ian's talk:​ (Link); Visit to Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club; Cheque presented to 'Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre'


August: Amanda Hough from Interplast; Brendon McArtney on Local Football; visit from DG Rosanne Kava; 


July: Bill Kerr - Cottage by the sea; Jody Keating Gordon - Ryman Health Care; Michael Nolan and Wendy Lee - The Lazarus Centre

2019/20 Rotary Year commences

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