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Upcoming Events
 
Speakers
Past Speakers
Mrs Linda Austen ( CEO ) & Mr Paul Arnold ( Pres )
May 15, 2018 7:00 PM
Millhaven Lodge
Brian Paynter MLA
Mar 20, 2018 6:15 PM
James Nicolas
Mar 13, 2018 6:15 PM
The Mystery of Fairyland, Kew
Paul Thomas
Feb 20, 2018 6:15 PM
Casey Cardinia Foundation
David Nutter
Feb 13, 2018 6:15 PM
Flying Doctors - Outback Car Trek
 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Secretary
Treasurer
President Elect
Vice President / Immediate Past President
Community Service
Vocational / Youth
International
Public Relations
Foundation
Membership
Youth Protection
 
 
Club Information

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Pakenham!

We meet Tuesdays at 6:15 PM
Pakenham Golf Club
25 Oaktree Drive
Pakenham, VIC  3810
Australia
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Home Page Stories
Hello Rotarians and Partners.
 
It’s Sunday night and I have left it a bit late again in writing this report.
 
I have just come home from a hectic day out, stopping briefly to see how the Debutant Ball information night went. I arrived just in time, to
open the front door and let the attendees out, who were followed by a few Rotarians saying that they had just finished! It was great to hear
that everyone else arrived on time and had had a successful night.

Geoff also informed me that we have sufficient numbers to run another successful Debutant Ball again this
year, with some cost savings which will be passed on to the participants.

 
At our Tuesday meeting last week, we had a superb night with three diverse topics being covered.
 
Firstly we had Catalina Novoa , whose mother is a member of the Rotary Club of Tunja and will be the
assistant Governor next year in District 4281 in Colombia, give a 5 minute power point presentation about
Colombia. She showed us what a beautiful country Colombia is, while dismissing the myth about
Columbia’s drug regime. Catalina also gave us a beautifully woven handmade shoulder bag as a gift and we
exchanged club banners. Catalina is living in Melbourne and studying English at Kaplan International
Collage until June of this year.
 
   
 

 
Secondly we had Linda Austen and Paul Arnold from Millhaven Lodge give a power point presentation,
about the history of Millhaven Lodge and the plans they have for the future direction of Millhaven. They
also gave us an insight into the huge amount of money and commitment that came from the dedicated
staff and volunteers. This dedication helped to provide the high quality of care they afforded their
residents.

 
    
 
Lastly we met our DGE Janne Speirs who made a quick visit to our club to present PE Goran with a gift as
she is unable to attend our Change Over later this year. Janne also spoke about some exciting events that
our District is planning next year.
 
   
 
See you at our next meeting.
 
Yours in Rotary,
 
Greg
Some people seem to think that Rotarians are all old and out of date and not up with the modern things well it is not true.
 
They might be old but they certainly can keep up with modern trends.
 
And here is proof.
 
 
YES, this is Ian Wake at our recent Board Meeting and no he did not bring along printed copies of the minutes etc, he just
brought along his iPad and said I can work from this so do not need paper copies of everything.
 
Now that is was you call keeping up with the modern trends and being up with the times.
 
 
WELL DONE WAKEY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!