Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Rod Troutbeck
June 18
Spouse Birthdays
Maggie McGeever
June 24
Colin Byatt
Barb Byatt
June 17
Join Date
Elaine Barnard-Brown
June 8, 2001
16 years
Murray Dart
June 15, 2011
6 years
Peter Anderson
June 28, 2012
5 years
Jun 08, 2017
Book Review Scattered Pearls
Jun 15, 2017
Going Potty
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Last Meeting
Guests:Emilie Finsted,
Mary Anderson and Ann Buchanan, Neil Elliott, Vair Gobbi
Apologies:Elaine and Ray Barnard-Brown
Ailsa Hemphil,Terry and Alan Clarke-Burrows, David Jarman, Tony Viney and John Barnes, Colin Byatt and Harry Z.
Meeting Responsibilities
Meeting set up
Anderson, Peter
Meeting set up 2
Buchanan, David
Anderson, Peter
Martin, Frank
Prossor, Merv
Barnard-Brown, Ray.
Barnard-Brown, Elaine
Cashier 2
Barnard-Brown, Ray.
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
We meet Thursdays at 6:15 PM
Old Shire Office.
Point Nepean Rd
Dromana, VIC  3936
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President's Message
Ross Whitehead
member photo
Good evening Rotarians and Friends
Guest for the night were introduced by Pres Ross ,Emily Finsted our exchange student Mary Anderson , Ann Buchanan, Vair Gobbe and Noel Elliott from Salvation Army
Director Bob spoke about NYSF , and how it going to be done in Canberra as well as Brisbane, we are looking for outbound students , they need to be interviewed at least 2 months prior.
Member Frank Martin presented Neil Elliott with a cheque for $2,000.00, this was wages while he was absent from council duties , a donation to cover his absence as he missed 3 council meetings as part of regulations.
Some of our members did the red shield appeal rattling the cans at McCrae shopping centre, Peter Anderson and David Buchanan did 2 days, Terry Clarke-Burrows an Tyrrell McGeever, Greg Fitzgerald, Ann Buchanan and Lyn Lewis and Bob Donaldson.
Our club raised $760.00, and the total for the Peninsula was around $32,000.00
Director Rob spoke about members doing the minutes at each meeting, freeing up Peter to do other duties within the club, a roster was handed around to members to do a month at a time.
Director Rod spoke about international,  and sky juice and how it was going.
Director Peter's wife spoke about the fundraiser witch raised $27,000.00 and how Mary had an email from Peninsula Health, and how they were able to purchase a Cardiac Machine as well as an X-ray trolley,  these 2 items will have a plaque attached to them to acknowledge were the funds have come from, theyare also coming into the salon to do an article about Mary and Peter to be published in there Peninsula Health Magazine in the next few days.
Geoff spoke about doing a BBQ for the community, and will be constructed at Andrew Duncans house in his shed.
Director Tyrrell spoke about a palative care unit it at Rosebud, and how Terry from our club said they need chairs for the family members to be comfortable while they are there, Mike Smith said he had 2 recliners that he would be happy to donate to them, very nice gesture.
Member Tony spoke about the Market he is trying to get started and is setting up a steering committee. 
Our guest speaker for the night was Emilie our exchange student.
Emily spoke about her journey and experience she has had while over here, she has made good friends, been to loverly places, met different people, been on the Melbourne star etc.
She has met a lot of exchange student from Europe , were she said she will keep in contact as they are a lot closer over there to get to,
She has enjoyed all her host families, even a road trip with GRANNY (Lyn Lewis).
Emily said she will keep in touch with all her host families, and l think every one, from Dromana Rotary as well as Rye/Rosebud could say having Emily in our clubs has been a wonderful experience, she has been a pleasure to have with us, a great personality and her behavior
Is a credit to her family, we will all miss her very much, we all wish her well and a safe return home.
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.