Welcome to our Club!
Mondays at 6:15 PM
Richmond Henty Hotel
101 Bentinck Street
'Blue Room' Function Centre
5:45pm for a 6:15pm start Zoom 6:45pm for 7pm start
SMS for an apology on 0437 126 485 by 1 PM

Meeting 3806  on 30/08/2021

Reminder to pay your dues by the end of the month, you can use the EFTPOS at meetings if it makes it easier. The account is at Bendigo Bank.
Member Birthdays
Tony South
September 2
Robert Hampshire
September 3


Pres Kym:
  • Board news will be uploaded to club runner soon. Members can have access and have a read.
  • The program committee has worked hard to organise programs for September- Thank you.
  • Few Rotarians attended the webinar of the hybrid meeting run. It was a good information night.
Rtn Owen:
  • We have a couple of jobs once lockdown is lifted.
  • Are you Ok the BBQ on Sept 9th.
  • Sports day on Oct 2nd
  • Football Final near Heathmere on Sep4th
  • Heywood Grand final on Sept 11th
  • Also cleaning up GSWW.
Rtn Brian M:
  • Looking for club news policy, if anyone knows about it please let Brian know.
Rtn Tony S:
  • Doubling up jobs on Oct 2nd. We will be doing BBQ for the library as well.
Rtn John P:
  • Received request from Andrew jack to support Defy the drift. We are happy to support that project as well.

Guest Speaker: Dennis Wade

Born in Portland, lived his early childhood in Narrawong. An electrician - has business including Gas, plumbing in Horsham. Started with one employee but is now over 40.  President of Bowling club.Golfer.
Dennis Wade joined Rotary in 1987, served in all positions. Rotary Nomad club was formed in 2015, It's part of District 9620, with members living across Australia in both homes and RVs. The main aspect of the Nomad club is new friendship development not only locally but internationally.
They meet weekly on zoom. They organise service and fundraising projects and they meet up at Musters where they help others while having lots of fun. Some of the groups they support are:
Cleanup Australia
Project Red socks
Days for girls
Shelter box
The Rotary Foundation
Indigenous Literacy Foundation
Jodi Lee foundation
Australian Rotary Health
Food Bank- Feeding HOmeless
BeefBank -feeding homeless
District Drought Appeal
Share the Dignity - It's in the Bag
Royal Flying Doctor service
Cancel Council
Salvation Army
Photo Albums
Bulletin 30/08
Sep 06, 2021
Club Action Planning
Sep 20, 2021
Primary Education in Nepal and how we have helped
Sep 27, 2021
Dairy operations - TBC
View entire list

District Events

Public Image Workshop - Instagram
Online via Zoom
Sep 01, 2021
7:15 PM – 8:00 PM
Defying The Drift
Longerenong Ag College
Sep 20, 2021 – Sep 22, 2021
Public Image Workshop - Creating Graphics on Canva
Online via Zoom
Oct 05, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Public Image Workshop - Videos on Canva & PPT
Online via Zoom
Nov 10, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Portland Inc, P.O. Box 255, Portland, 3305, Victoria AUSTRALIA VIC   A0019715H   ABN: 66 158 939 207