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Alexandra

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Every Wednesday 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Alexandra Golf Club
Gordon St. Alexandra
P.O.Box 76 Alexandra
Apologies/Guests Chris 0409402557 57722496 prospect.house@bigpond.com BY TUESDAY 12:00 NOON , VIC  3714
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HELP LIFT THE LID ON MENTAL ILLNESS

100% of the money raised during this year's Hat Day campaign goes directly to research helping the one in five Australians affected by depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and many other illnesses.

1 in 5 Aussies are affected by a mental illness every year, but it’s not something we tend to talk about. These illnesses include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, dementia, schizophrenia and many more, you’ll know how important it is for Australia to shine a light on mental illness.

 

 Rotarians Aim to Lift the Lid on Mental Illness

October is Mental Health Month

Rotary Club members from Alexandra and district are on a mission to ‘Lift the Lid on Mental Illness’ by raising money for mental health research this October for Mental Health Month.

 

Almost one in five Australians will experience a mental illness every year, and nearly half of the population (45%) will experience a mental illness at some stage in their lives.

 

Lift the Lid on Mental Illness is a new National mental health fundraising and awareness initiative of Australian Rotary Health, that aims to raise funds for mental health research and ultimately improve the lives of all Australians.

Australian Rotary Health CEO Joy Gillett OAM said she hopes their fresh new campaign will encourage not only Rotarians, but the wider public to support mental health research.

“Everyone knows someone who has been affected by mental illness in some point during their lives, so if anything, please consider that you will be helping them and many others if you decide to make a donation,” Ms Gillett said. 

“Our research has already focussed on areas such as anxiety and depression, substance abuse and self-harm and suicide. But there is so much more we can do with your help.”

To get involved or make a donation, visit www.australianrotaryhealth.org.au or www.hatday.com.au

Cycle Dindi 2018 April 7th
Start getting ready for a fun packed family day along the Rail Trail. A great day for all ages.
Rotary club of Alexandra projects for this Rotary year.
Youth Service
Program,  Budget is $8,500:00 and programs include  Primary School Encouragement Awards,  Secondary
College Citizenship Awards,  N.Y. S.F., James Gillespie is the successful applicant this year. Alice Sloan 10 day trek.
Year 7 all abilities program.
 
Community Service.   Budget $10,000:00  Australia Rotary Health Research  $1,000:00   Bowel Scan  $1,000:00,  Community Police Award, upgrade trees in Leckie Park, continue footpath behind Bedrock, gardening upgrade at Rotary Park,  manning gates at Open Gardens, Emergency Medical Booklets.
 Vocational Service;-  Pride of Workmanship, Business Excellence Award, a Club Vocational visit,  Rotary Youth Leadership Award [R.Y.L.A.] for 18 – 30 year olds. Mock interviews at Secondary College.
 
International Service Chair, Lynda Robinson  reported a budget of $5,000:00.   Project Uplift has collected one million bras since 2005., Interplast $500:00,   Shelter Box  1,000.00,  Polio Plus $500:00, The Rotary Foundation $100:00 per member, Rotarians against Malaria [R.A.M.] $500:00,  East Timor, Water for hungry mouths.
 
Cycle-Dindi joint project with Yea.   The funds raised mainly going to Youth projects, including the O.E.G. Young men, Old  mountains program.
 
Cathedral Cluster Phoenix Project
Building capacity for co-operation and collaboration.
 
 
Speakers
Seymour & Alexandra Legends
Sep 25, 2017
Footy Night at Seymour on Monday no meeting on Wednesday 27th
NO ONE
Sep 27, 2017
NO MEETING
Everyone
Oct 04, 2017
Club Assembly
Swapmeet
Oct 08, 2017
David Dimech
Bernie Bott
Oct 11, 2017
Charlie's & District Governor’s visit. Also Hat day wear a fun hat.
Dynamic Duo
Oct 25, 2017
The Rotarian behind the badge
Teachers and students
Dec 06, 2017
School Awards
Everyone
Dec 20, 2017
Christmas dinner
NO ONE
Dec 27, 2017
NO MEETING
Everyone
Jan 17, 2018
Club Assembly
NO ONE
Jan 24, 2018
NO MEETING Meeting on Jan 26 Rotary Park celebration breakfast
An interesting pair
Feb 21, 2018
The Rotarian behind the badge
 
 
 
 
 
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