Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Greg Fitzgerald
September 8
Ross Whitehead
September 15
Oct 06, 2016
The Ice and Drug problems impact on ambulance crews.
Oct 13, 2016
New forms of Power for home and work
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Last Meeting
Guests:Colin Wardrop, Carl Williams, Frank Martin.
Apologies:Lyn , Chris, Geoff, David B.
Meeting Responsibilities
Meeting set up
Anderson, Peter
Meeting set up 2
Buchanan, David
Byatt, Colin
Prossor, Merv
Barnard-Brown, Ray.
Dart, Murray
Barnard-Brown, Elaine
Cashier 2
Barnard-Brown, Ray.
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
We meet Thursdays at 6:15 PM
Old Shire Office.
Point Nepean Rd
Dromana, VIC  3936
District Site
Venue Map
President's Message
Ross Whitehead
member photo
Pres Ross opened the meeting and handed over to Chairman Greg.
Chairman Greg then asked for members reports.
Bob spoke about macula degeneration,Bob also showed us the new sign going on our gate way entrance, he also said about our exchange student coming once a month.
Chairman Greg , 
Rob spoke about rotary health research,and lift a lid on mental health,he wants people to wear a hat for the course and donate to mental health, also spoke about getting a member to get up and talk ?
Guests, Colin Wardrop,Frank Martin, Carl Williams.
Oppalogies, Lyn ,David,Geoff, Chris,
Rick spoke about backing up computers as his crashed, he was lucky its all backed up so we don't have to pay dues again,
Merv, about his bbq in rosebud, $766.00, and wants Dromana rotary to donate $134.00 to mens shed.
John Barnes spoke about the spinners and increasing its image for rotary, Iga $4458.dromana, McCrae  Coles $1322.00 library $
The briars $
Wheelchairs for kids also DG project could be an idea for spinner donation, and also wants to start a committee, and we thanked Rob for getting the spinners started.
Murray, fines for badges, Ross , Elaine for her birthday,  we all sang badly again, Tyrrell for talking to much and his leather coat, frank martin, rob left his hearing aid at home or went flat,Peter, Elaine and Ray, Col holiday tax, Peter for winning lotto, our guest Carl Williams( not because of his name, Greg for avoiding a fine and his birthday as well.
Lotto wone by peter.
Saturday 15th October join the Catholic church trivia night. He wants tables of 8.
Introduced our guests Carl and Carl. Carry on victoria is what he spoke about, they have an opp shop next to Greg in Hastings, stared in 1942 for war vets, 12 gentlemen started Carry on it cost sixpence , they would drop food to peoples houses and no one new were it came from.
They do welfare, education around the area and have 100 units doing the whole area, they go as fare as mildura, Geelong etc.
He spoke about a 95 year old doing jam sessions in his garage and having bbqs, to help people.
They donate money to schools for there supporting students, and there is no discrimination,  they don't need to be related to veterans, 
They save the federal gov hundreds of thousands of dollars, 
Anzacs and veterans fund is there only support, the rest is self funded, Greg asked about the stigma about people taking hand outs.
42 people took there lives last year, 
 A board meeting was held after our usual meeting, l am unable to tell you what was discused as l went home sick and was an oppology.
 Sorry no joke this week, l lost them, shite happens.
but heres one anyway
 Dinner next week, is a mystery meal, l have no bloody idea as yet,
 but be assured it will be good.
Past Pres ,Current apple Farmer, soon to be retired,grey nomad , will be doing the GIG, he will be talking about caravaning .when l think of Merv, l always think of Paul Keetting, his famouse words "the recesion we had to have" only with merv he thought it was his Hair.
Meetings held weekly at Old Shire Offices, Point Nepean Road, Dromana.

Arrive 6:00 pm        Meeting Starts 6:30 pm    Ends 8:00 pm
If you cannot attend the meeting,
then please send your apologies to Elaine Barnard-Brown - - before the Tuesday preceding the meeting.
Catering for meals is expensive if you do not turn up and your meal has be paid for.