eBulletin Volume 35 - Issue 27- 12 February 2021
President - Tony Laycock 0432769837
Club Information
Welcome to our Club
Service Above Self
We meet Mondays at 6:00 PM
Canterbury Centre
2 Rochester Road
Canterbury, VIC  3126
0418 444 274
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Last Week's Meeting  - 8 February 2021
One of the highlights of last Monday's meeting was Rod Simpson's idea that we could link the speaker's topic related to plane flights by having a paper plane making and flying competition.
Great fun was had by all with Doug Hawley, a scientist by profession, demonstrating that he also has given much of his free time to paper plane design with a flight that easily traveled around 15 metres to take out the winners trophy.
In matters of interest:
  • The Camberwell RC is hosting an International Women's Day breakfast event in March and are looking for volunteers to assist with the organisation . If you are able to assist please  contact Tony Laycock.
  • Val again called for volunteers to assist with a FORaMEAL repacking night on Tuesday 16 February at Doug's factory in Dandenong.
  • Rose asked members to collect, where appropriate, toiletries when staying in a hotel or motel to be used in the Pinchapoo program in hospitals. Rose will provide a collection box at Club meetings.
Last Week's Speaker - Rodney Richards
Our speaker Rodney Richards spoke to us about Angel flights.
In 2003, Bill Bristow started a not for profit charity in Brisbane. His vision was to establish an organization which provided free flights for residents in remote and rural communities, who need non-emergency medical transport. As there are no medical people on board, patients and carers are required to be ambulatory. Earth Angels, of whom there are four hundred, meet the pilots and transport patients and carers to the location, and then return them to the same location for the trip home. 
There are many compelling stories associated with this non profit organization. For those of us with the advantage of having medical and other facilities close to us, we need to understand the tyranny of distance. Quite recently, during the border closures between Queensland and New South Wales, a young patient and her mother, who were unable to travel via normal transportation, were offered the services of Angel Flights. Those who experience this service are grateful for their compassion and provision of transportation.
This emergency medical transport for rural people in Australia relies solely on donations. Eighty-five percent of funds raised goes towards fuel. There have been 45000 flights since 2003, although the number of flights has been impacted by Covid restrictions affecting State boarders. 
Rodney, himself a private pilot of some thirty years standing, presented us with a magnificent picture of what can be achieved with a single vision and the application of co-operation with passionate pilots, earth angels and other volunteers.
Next Week's Speaker - Kerrie Anne Frost
For the past 10 years, Kerrie Anne Frost has been the Director of a small NGO called Team Vista,  located in Moshi, TANZANIA (east Africa) in the Kaloleni Ward, which is an area surrounding the town’s rubbish dump. Kaloleni is the poorest Ward in Moshi.
The vision of Team Vista is to break the cycle of poverty, ignorance and lack of education in the Kaloleni Ward and surrounding areas through the education, health and welfare of the most vulnerable children, to show the children the value of education and how this can change their lives and that of their family. Children have a right to be safe. Through education programs in the Primary schools, children will learn important aspects of Child Protection in order to feel safe.
Maling Road Auto Classico 28 March 2021
The Maling Road Auto Classico is coming up on Sunday 28 March.
Graham Bishop is holding a meeting after next Monday's Club meeting to discuss the organising of the Club's involvement at the event.
Fund raising at the Auto Classico will be through ‘Gold Coin’ collections, and using the "Square" contactless machine for donations using credit/debit cards.
The Club's involvement will feature sales of honey, and Wear the Wattle badges, and promoting the ‘FORaMEAL’ activities.
A roster of Club volunteers will required to cover from 10 am to 4 pm will be set up of the event.
Maling Road Movies
Roll up, roll up! Maling Road Movie Nights are here!
Each Saturday evening from now until the end of February, Theatre Place is set to transform into an outdoor cinema!
Brought to you by the Maling Road Business Association, come and enjoy a family-friendly movie from 6pm or a film aimed at adults from 8.30pm.
As a VIP subscriber to Maling Road, you have first opportunity to book your tickets before it opens to the public
COVIDSafe measures will be in place at each event. Attendees are asked to follow the directions of the Victorian Chief Health Officer.
Sessions are free, however spaces are limited and bookings are essential. The first movie night is Saturday 16 February at 6.30 pm
Subject to weather conditions.
International Women's Day 2021
The International Women’s day Committee is holding an  International Women's Day  
This year the Event will be virtual with the video available to stream for $20 or a Group booking, possibly for a Club or organisation, available at $100 (10 or more people) .  For the Groups a video will be available for download.
Canterbury Rotary Lunch Group - Week Commencing 14 February 2021
Wed 24 FebShort BlackBurke Road Camberwell
Wed 10 MarHarp Hotel636 High Street East Kew
The Canterbury Rotary Club lunch usually meets bi-weekly for a meal and some fun.
David Zrna looks after the reservations for the lunch group. Please contact David at  or on 0467033092 to advise that you will be coming to a lunch.
Helpful Links
Below are a number of links to websites that may be useful references.
Upcoming Events
Club Meeting - Harmony Day
Canterbury Centre
Mar 22, 2021
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
FORaMEAL Multi Club Packing Event
Amora Hotel
Mar 31, 2021
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries (if your birthday is not recorded it is because the Club does not have it on our system)
Member Birthdays
Cathie Macmillan
March 9
John McCaskill
March 25
Join Date
Edward Waghorne
March 1, 1996
25 years
Nora Ley
March 4, 1997
24 years
Rob Simpson
March 11, 2008
13 years
Rose Stewart
March 16, 2020
1 year
Jennifer Nankervis
March 18, 2014
7 years
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1/109 Union Rd, Surrey Hills VIC, 3127. We are located just south of the Surrey Hills railway station, with parking available in Peppercorn Lane, Union Road or Windsor Crescent.
To book an appointment, email us at or telephone 9899 0399
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