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GUEST SPEAKER HISTORY:

 

  

 

2020

 

November 2020 - Mr Michael Kinstry the former CEO of GenU and now CEO of Social Enterprise Australia. Mike gave us a very informative talk about the Disability Industry and how it all fits together with the NDIS.

October 2020 (Zoom) - Ms Ms Sabine Ostrowski from the Macular Disease Foundation of Australia. Sabine gave all the Zoom Participants a very informative talk on the effect of Macular Degeneration of the Eye and the importance of diet and regular eye examinations to prevent this serious disease.

September 2020 - General Meeting held online via Zoom - No Guest Speaker.

August 2020 - No meeting held due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

July 2020 - No meeting held due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

June 2020 - No meeting held due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

May 2020 - No meeting held due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

April 2020 - No meeting held due to the Corona Virus Pandemic

March 2020 - AGM.

February 2020 - Mr Rodney Richards from the Angel Flight Charity Group, who gave a very interesting and informative insight into the origins and operations of Angel Flight Charity.

 

2019

 

December 2019 - No Guest Speaker - Our Christmas Celebration with Entertainment.

November 2019 - Ms Alicia Neels, an Antimicrobial Pharmacist with the Geelong Hospital gave us all a very detailed and informative talk about the Geelong Hospital Pharmacy following the completion of its new Medicine Distribution System.

October 2019 - Mr Jon Mamonski gave us all a very informative talk on his Trip to Cape Kennedy & NASA in January 2019.

Septenber 2019 - Mr Eric Faulkner who gave a very interesting and detailed look into the Titanic from its very beginning in Belfast, until it sank in the early morning of 15 April 1912 with the loss of more than 1,500 lives.

August 2018 - Senior Constable Andrew King, the Community Police Officer, Home Safety and Security at Victoria Police from the Waurn Ponds Police Complex gave a presentation on Geelong’s Crime Statistics and an Informative Guide to Home and Vehicle Safety.

July 2019 - Club Member, Betty Kennedy gave a short presentation on “My Cray Fishing Time in South Australia” .The July Meeting also included an extensiver display of our fellow members Crafts and Collectables.

June 2019 - Ms Phillipa Challis gave a very entertaining & informative talk on the Geelong Laughter Group.

May 2019 - Mr Jon Mamonski, the Community Relations Manager of GPAC. - The proposed plans for the rebuilding of the Geelong Performing Arts precinct.

April 2019 - Ms Julie Mc Saden - Julie is a former Hospitality Teacher at the Barwon Prison Complex and gave us a very informative and sometimes humorous view of ‘Life Behind Bars’ + Our annual Easter Bonnet Parade.

March 2019 - AGM.

February 2019 - Mr Mukhles Habash - Christian refugee from the northern part of Iraq near Mosel.

 

2018

 

December 2018 - No Guest Speaker - Christmas Celebration with Entertainment.

November 2018 - Mr Mike Killingsworth - Peking to Paris Car Trip (Part 1).

October 2018 - Ms Janet Clayton - Cheese & Yoghurt making demonstration.

September 2018 - Mr Frank Costa - Local “celebrity” who gave us a a wonderful insight into his family history, beginning with the immigration of the first Costa family to Geelong in the late 1800’s from the Aeolian Island of Salina. 

August 2018 - A Team from the Barwon Health Clinical Trials team - The processes involved in trials for new drugs and treatments.

July 2018 - Reverend Noah Park - The Mission to Seafarers in Geelong.

June 2018 - Mr Denis Lindsay - Wills & Estates.

May 2018 - Mr Murray Grills - Show Judge of Goats.

April 2018 - Mr Greg Cook - Hello World Travel + Our annual Easter Bonnet Parade.

March 2018 - AGM

February 2018 - No Guest Speaker - Club Discussion & Workshop.

 

2017

 

December 2017 - No Guest Speaker - A Christmas Celebration with Entertainment provided by Christine Middleton.

November 2017 - Mr Les Davey - A Video Presentation and talk on travelling the Canning Stock Route.

October 2017 - Mr Fernando Garcia - Barwon Water in Geelong.

September 2017 - Ms Connie Trathen - Port Phillip Ferries.

August 2017 - Mr Frank O'Neill - Vitalcall Communications

July 2017 - Mr Bryan Eaton - Some Poems, Irish Jokes and the 15 advantages of being Old.

June 2017 - Inspector Kerryn Hynam - The Western Region Family Violence Inspector from Victoria Police.

May 2017 - Mr Damian Armour - CEO of the Epworth Hospital in Waurn Ponds.

April 2017 - Club Members in Maureen Peterson, Jean Wallace & Brian Goudge who each gave a brief and interesting insight into their background life and experiences + Our annual Easter Bonnet Parade.

March 2017 - AGM

February 2017 - No Guest Speaker - Group & Activities Discussion & Workshop.

 

2016

 

December 2016 - No Guest Speaker - A Christmas Celebration with Entertainment provided by Andrew Pobjoy.

November 2016 - Melbourne Cup was celebrated with Fashions on the Field.

October 2016 - Mr Rod Morrison - A Rotarian on the Service Committee of Highton Rotary. 

September 2016 - Ms Christine Brooks - Barwon Region Neighbourhood Centres.

August 2016 - Mr Damian Armour - The newly appointed CEO of the Epworth Hospital in Waurn Ponds.

July 2016 -  No Guest Speaker - Our 2nd Birthday Celebration.

June 2016 - Mr Graeme Robin - Jasper and the Population Growth of the World versus the capacity of the World’s Resources.

May 2016 - Mr Ron Medson - The history of International Harvester, and its Geelong Plant.

April 2016 - Ms Pam Jarvis -  Argentine Tango Dancer. 

March 2016 - AGM

February 2016 - Ms Kelly Johnston & Mr Chris Lenahan - A Bendigo Bank presentation on behalf of Geelong Connected Communities.

 

2015

 

December 2015 - Ms Michelle Winckle - Hayswinkle Real Estate & Author of 13 Wise Women.

November 2015 - Mr Niall Phillips - Former Jockey & Trainer - + Fashions on the Field.

October 2015 - Mr Don Horsburgh - Puffing Billy.

September 2015 - Mr Doug Sherman - The MG Car Club of Victoria.

August 2015 - Mr Ron Medson - Road Safe Barwon.

July 2015 - No Guest Speaker - Our 1st Birthday Celebration with entertainment by the Rock'n'Roll Dancers.

June 2015 - Mr Keith Roderick - Roderick Insurance Brokers.

May 2015 - Ms Melinda Planken & Ms Kate Officer - Muirfield Financial Services.

April 2015 - Easter Bunny Visit + Our Easter Bonnet Parade.

March 2015 - AGM

February 2015 - Mr Wally Conron - Guide Dogs Victoria & the Labradoole.

 

2014

 

December 2014 - No Guest Speaker - A Christmas Celebration with Entertainment by Choir Australia.

November 2014 - Melbourne Cup was celebrated with Fashions on the Field.

October 2014 - Mr Malcolm Imer (Club Member) - My Life as a Diesel Mechanic.

September 2014 - Ms Enid Baker - The Spoken Word.

August 2014 - Ms Margaret Robinson - Rotary District Probus Chairperson (RDCP) for District 9780.

July 2014 - Mr Ian Board - Lara Heritage & Historical Society (Our Foundation Meeting).