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Volunteering Your Way to Health & Happiness!

Nearly two and a half thousand years ago, the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote ‘What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.’ This is the oldest quote I know regarding...
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“Days of Our Lives” World Polio Day – 24 October

World Polio Day is celebrated globally on 24 October each year. I know we have so many “Days” we can grow weary of them – yet many represent such great causes – Red Nose...
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The Rotary Markets – Bribie Island

When I first heard the hauntingly beautiful “In A Persian Market” which was written by Albert Ketèlbey I was so impressed with the way the music allowed you to actually visualise a scene. As...
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WHAT REALLY HAPPENS AT A ROTARY MEETING

Tags: Rotary. Queensland. Brisbane. Bribie Island. I’m often asked what really happens at a Rotary meeting? Is it boring, how can you spend two hours sitting listening to people talk? Do you have secret handshakes,...
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International Womens Day – WHERE THERE IS TEA THERE IS HOPE!

Tags: International Women's Day events. Bribie Island. Rotary. Queensland The Rotary Club of Bribie Island and Pacific Harbour Golf and Country Club (PHGCC) will hold their fifth annual High Tea to celebrate International Women’s Day...
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Bribie Island Rotary – We have a Defibrillator!

Tags: Bribie Island Rotary Club. Charity. Not for profit The Scene: You see a person clutch their chest, lose all colour in their face, and suddenly fall to the ground, unconscious, displaying no signs of...

TRIVIAL PURSUITS!

Who amongst us has not attended a “Trivia” night run by some local organisation or Club? But, have we ever given any thought to how the night originated or indeed why it is called...
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WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH!

Tags: Rotary Club of Bribie Island. National Clean up Day It might surprise some of us, but the average Australian produces 1.5 tonnes of waste each and every year. While some waste is unavoidable, much household...
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Bribie Island Rotary – Teacher in a Box!

One of my family’s favourite poets, Robert Frost, said, ‘I am not a teacher, but an awakener.’ Likewise a paraphrased quote from Plutarch says ‘education is not the filling of a pail, but the...
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Rotary Traditions and History – a Reflection!

There is currently much debate occurring in Rotary regarding the value of traditions and whether they matter in our modern world. Membership numbers are stagnated and we are not attracting younger members. Many believe...

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