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Weekly Bulletin – 18 November 2020

4 November Meeting Local resident Robert Bender has been working on the garden beds around Ivanhoe Station for 20 years. “Every plant was a serious environmental weed” reported Robert—like Chilean Needle Grass and Central American Cactus, and of course the...

Weekly Bulletin – 4 November 2020

Tracey Young - Silver Spoon Estate Tracie Young, long-time friend of Beverley, started in the wine indus-try in 2008 after purchasing a 350 acre property just north of Heath-cote- called ‘Silver Spoon Estate’ after a geological fault line and old mine of the same name...

Weekly Bulletin – 28th October 2020

14 October Meeting Una Hobday is a passionate advocate for the Rotary Food Plant Solutions initiative. Started in 2007, the Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group empowers people through education about the nutritional value of local food plants. The project was...

Weekly Bulletin – 14th October 2020

Last week's meeting we discussed the idea of a virtual sausage sizzle and we (through Rebekah) have now set up a page. The link to the website to donate is here.. https://sausage-sizzle-ivanhoe.raisely.com Happy sizzling! Join us this week to hear from Una Hobday from...

Weekly Bulletin – 7 October 2020

A report on last week's meeting. Rosemary Freeman - Rotary Club of Moreland Our Club joined in the ZOOM meeting with the Rotary Club of Moreland to hear Rosemary Freeman relate her first-hand experiences of Covid-19. Rosemary is a healthcare professional in a private...

Weekly Bulletin – 30 September 2020

A report from our last meeting. Hope Springs. John Rumble is the Coordinator of ‘Hope Springs’, a mental health ministry of the Banyule group of Uniting churches. It is for people with mental illness, acquired brain inju-ry, other disabilities, or anyone who is...

Weekly Bulletin – 23 September 2020

Wednesday September 9 Meeting - The Little Vegetable Jack and his partner Belle run ‘The Little Vegetable’, an organic grocery store in East Ivanhoe village. Having grown up in Alphington Jack knows the area well. After closure of another similar business in Waterdale...

Weekly Bulletin – 9 September 2020

It is generally acknowledged that Rotary needs to attract new younger members if the organisation is to thrive into the 21st century. With this objective in mind, Grant Godino from the Rotary Club of Strath-more described a proposal for a new on-line club, to ber...

Bushfire Recovery Newsletter

Hello Rotarians and friends As communities continue to be impacted by the restrictions of the COVID pandemic, fencing continues in the Upper Murray region, due to the “essential” nature of the work. The Uniting Church Fencing Team, based at the Cudgewa Football Club...

Weekly Bulletin – 26 August 2020

Last week we were treated by our very own David Balshaw to a motivational talk entitled ‘Mindset and Motivation in Uncertain Times’. David explained how he was involved in the RACV young members group for young professionals as a mentor. In this role David has shared...