Welcome to Rotary Mount Martha
Mount Martha
Mondays at 6:00 p.m.
The Mornington Hotel
917 Nepean Highway
Mornington, VIC 3931
0418 360 250
President of Rotary Mount Martha
"This year with our 50th anniversary, it is important to engage with our community.
There is a story to be told about what we have done and new chapters to write."
President Anne Shaw
President Anne Shaw
Rotary International President: Gordon McInally
District Governor 9820:
Linda Humphries
Assistant Governor Peninsula: Peter Rawlings
Club President:
Anne Shaw
0409 387 373
Club Secretary:
Wayne Norris
0408 344 512
PO Box 342 Mornington VIC 3931
Membership Enquiries:
Gordon Morriss
0418 405 616
Website Editor:
Merv Williams
Facebook Editor:
Phyllis Scales
Bulletin Editor
Peter Rawlings
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The Rotary Club of Mount Martha:
Acknowledges the importance of protecting and preserving the environment.
Is proactive in promoting environmentally sustainable projects.
Ensures that at all current and future Rotary projects and events, consideration will be given to:
· Reducing Waste   
· Promoting Recycling   
· Reducing the Environmental Impact
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In this Edition - 3 June 2024
  • A message from President Anne
  • Club Changeover Dinner 1.7.24
  • Rotary International President events 2.6 and 3.6
  • Containers for Community - 136,700 collected
  • Rotary Mount Martha Upcoming Events
From President Anne
Last Monday we had Monique Story and Sargent Paddy Hayes from Quinn’s Place visit us.
They spoke about the work they do with young people, Quinn’s Place recently celebrated it’s second birthday. A very moving evening with Monique also talking about her book.
Quinn’s Place runs on the generosity of the community and they receive food every week from generous businesses.
There is always a duty of care with young people and they have established a members only approach.
Sargent Paddy answered questions about the challenges dealing with youth and serial offenders, there is no easy solution.
This week our club committees will be meeting.
Monique and Paddy share the Quinn's Place story
Club Changeover 1.7.24
A reminder that the Club Changeover will be held at The Mornington Hotel in Room 10, on Monday 1st July with a two course dinner.
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Rotary International President Gordon McInally events
The two events held on Sunday 2.6. at the RACV Cape Schanck and on Monday 3.6 at the Frankston Arts Centre were simply amazing and surpassed all expectations.
With in excess of two hundred attending each event, the attendees heard heartfelt and thought provoking messages from the Rotary International President Gordon McInally and Professor Pat McGorry AO as they spoke on mental illness, some causes and how we can help.
On Monday morning in Frankston, with around 80 students and Rotaractors in attendance, these young folk were given much to think about, as were we all.
Discussions are already underway as to how we as Rotarians can further develop and support mental health programs  and mechanisms particularly for our local youth.
Peter Rawlings, RIP Events Chair
The Rotary Mount Martha table 3.6.24
The Frankston Arts Centre gathering  3.6.24
RACV 2.6.24
RIP Gordon
Prof Patrick
Containers for Community
136,700 containers have now come through the OTC since we started and our donor and supporter partners keep growing. We thank each and every one of them for their ongoing support.
Please let Peter or Rob know if you have containers to donate, complete the CDS Tally Form (see link above) and return to Peter Rawlings. Thank you.
Our Container Donor organisations are:
  • Mornington Community Support Centre
  • Mornington Gardens Holiday Village
  • Devil Bend Golf Club
  • Mount Martha Golf Club
  • Martha's Point Retirement Village
  • Mornington Motel
  • Blackbird Cafe
  • Degani Cafe, Bentons Square
  • Martha Bay Village
  • Beleura Village Social Club
  • 20 Main Street Mornington
  • Mount Martha Community House
  • Somerville Primary School
Our Container Supporter organisations are:
  • Mornington Yacht Club
  • Mount Martha Bowls and Petanque Club
  • Mount Martha Life Saving Club
  • Belvedere Bowls Club
  • Mornington Football Netball Club
  • New Peninsula Men's Shed
  • Rotary Mount Eliza
Rob together with others within the club continue to hold discussions with potential donor organisations which is encouraging. Please speak to Rob Davies or Peter Rawlings if you have any further opportunities for the club.
The Rotary Club of Mount Martha - Over The Counter site is located at the Mornington Community Support Centre, 320 Main Street, Mornington and operates Monday to Friday, 11am to 1pm.
Sponsored by the Community Bank Mount Martha
Upcoming Events
Committee Meetings
Jun. 03, 2024
Kings Birthday Holiday NO MEETING
Jun. 10, 2024
Board Meeting (Joint)
The Mornington Hotel
Jun. 17, 2024
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mount Martha CFA
The Mornington Hotel
Jun. 17, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Mornington
Jun. 22, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Volunteer Marine Rescue
The Mornington Hotel
Jun. 24, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Club Changeover
The Mornington Hotel
Jul. 01, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Bentons Square BBQ
Bentons Square Shopping Centre
Jul. 06, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Mornington
Jul. 13, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mount Martha Village BBQ
Ritchies SUPA IGA Mount Martha
Aug. 03, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Mornington
Aug. 11, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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