Welcome to Rotary Mount Martha
Mount Martha
Mondays at 6:00 PM
The Mornington Hotel
917 Nepean Highway
Mornington, VIC 3931
President of Rotary Mount Martha
Anne Shaw
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"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."
Rotary International President: Gordon McInally
District Governor 9820:
Linda Humphries
Assistant Governor Peninsula: Peter Rawlings
Club President:
Anne Shaw
0409 387 373
Club Secretary:
Janet Pugh
0410 328 636
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   
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In this Edition - 6 November 2023
  • A message from President Anne
  • Bentons Square - 4 November
  • Let's Go Crusin' - 7 November
  • Containers for Community
  • Peninsula Cluster Movie Night - 17 November
  • Upcoming Events
  • RDU November 2023
From President Anne
What a wonderful evening it was on Monday at the Mornington Community Support Centre. Fantastic to have so many visitors, Julian Inglese, Malcolm and Kerryn Daff, Susan Coyle, Chris Crewther, Rob Cook and partners Jenny Mayne, Jill Cummins and Chris Davies join us.
Thank you to Rob Davies for organising the grazing boxes from Just Graze and we also enjoyed some other goodies from Bentons Noodle Bar who were so excited to be cooking for Rotarians.
But the evening was all about learning about the amazing work of MCSC and CEO Ben Smith and Senior Case Manager Yvonne Anderson helped us to understand the vast range of services offered.
Ben gave us a guided tour of the facility and we saw the pantry, café, fresh food distribution and councilling rooms. We also got to see the mural which our club sponsored.
It is such a worthy recipient of our support and the centre with a “budget” of $800,000 only received $300,000 from government.
The takeaway message for me was the importance of early intervention before people become homeless. We should be proud to have such a service in our community which relies heavily on the amazing volunteers.
CEO Ben sharing about the vital work of the MCSC
A wonderful evening had by all
The mural proudly sponsored by Rotary Mount Martha
Ben dedicates the mural in the revamped MCSC facility
Anne and Peter with Centre Manager, Chi Le
The CDS Container Deposit Scheme kicked off this week and huge credit goes to Rob Davies and Peter Rawlings for their commitment and drive.
Next week we have our committee meetings, and remember that you can attend other committee meetings of interest.
Bentons Square - 4 November
A big day at Bentons Square again on Saturday and a huge thanks for the support of the centre and great to see Centre Manager Chi Le on the day.
Lindens Fresh supplied the sausages again and Baker’s Delight the bread. Thank you so much!
We had help from friends of Rotary Judi Haysom, Susan Coyle, Rosie Italiano, Despi O’Connor, Rotarians Chris Crewther and Rob Cook, Honorary Rotarian David Price and our own great crew headed up by Peter Rawlings who coordinated the day.
Thank you to Wayne Jenkins, Colin Stokes, Peter Warren, Tim Jolly, Gordon Morriss, Roger Annear, Barrie Sweeney, Bill Cummins, Pat Morton, Tom Barrett, John Waterhouse, and Byron Groves for a great job on the BBQ and collections.
We raised $565 with the BBQ and $1,170 from donations and $572 of Christmas cake sales.
Brilliant effort everyone.
The early BBQ crew
The midday team
Let's Go Crusin' - 7 November
A reminder that LGC has been confirmed for Cup Day 7th November. If all rostered on to be available around 4.30pm for set-up and begin selling sausages and drinks from 5.00pm.
Wayne Jenkins - Colin Stokes - Roger Annear - Bill Cummins - Peter Rawlings - Ray Martin - Ron Najim - Phyl Scales - Tim Jolly
Containers for Community
The Container Deposit Scheme was officilally launched on Wednesday 1st November.
Our Over The Counter at the MCSC was operational with Yvonne Anderson at the helm during the week and Rob Davies on Saturday.
It is a marvellous system and we look forward to the community utilising the service, to the benefit of the MCSC, and the local community through the Rotary Club of Mount Martha.
Our scheme number is C2000000928.
Our first week engaging with the Mornington Gardens Holiday Village was very rewarding and we look forward to developing this relationship over the longer term.
At the State CDS Launch with Minister Steve Dimopoulos
Ron's first day at the MGHV
Our first major Over The Counter transaction
End Polio
Peninsula Cluster Film Night on Friday 17 November, (see below).
Join in the Cluster Movie Night and help End Polio!
Upcoming Events
Community Committee
Degani Bentons Square
Nov 06, 2023
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
International Committee
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 06, 2023
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Let's Go Crusin'
Homemaker Centre,
Nov 07, 2023
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Front of House - November
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 13, 2023
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Foundation Night
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 13, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Mornington
Nov 17, 2023
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Board Meeting
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 20, 2023
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Annual General Meeting
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 20, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Mornington Hotel
Nov 27, 2023
6:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Community Committee
Degani Bentons Square
Dec 04, 2023
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Environment Committee
The Mornington Hotel
Dec 04, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bunnings BBQ
Bunnings Mornington
Dec 09, 2023
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Membership Committee
The Mornington Hotel
Dec 11, 2023
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Front of House - December
The Mornington Hotel
Dec 11, 2023
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Peninsula Home Hospice, Bronwyn Braden
The Mornington Hotel
Dec 11, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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