Club Information

Welcome to Rotary
Central Melbourne

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We meet
Tuesday 7.20am
for 7.40am
RACV City Club
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000
Rotary Theme

Bob Slater

Rotary's Life After Stroke Program

  • LAS is a Rotary Community Services District Endorsed Program  (DEP) that is Vocational based.

  • Rotary in conjunction with Stroke Association of Victoria (SAV) sources Rotarians and Friends of Rotary who can assist Stroke Survivors to re-engage with community activities and/or paid work.

  • SAV organises Peer Mentors (stroke survivors) to assist with early confidence building, and Rotary is called in later when the stroke survivor is ready to re-engage in the community or work and is finding difficulty and/or does not have the confidence.

Reason for Program

  • Approximately 12,000 Victorians per year have a stroke, and 65% survive. Stroke survivors are of all ages and an increasing number are younger and of working age.

  • Rehabilitation is generally 12 months and few have sufficient sick leave and other leave entitlements that ensure they retain their employment. Even those who have their jobs held may not be able to resume duties due to permanent physical and/or cognitive impairment.

  • Assistance in the form of mentoring and advocacy by Rotarians with appropriate vocational experience and connections can make the difference. LAS is the process whereby the right Rotarian is found for each participating stroke survivor in order to find a satisfying engagement.

Guest Speaker

Daniel Flynn

The Thankyou journey - a blueprint for turning ideas into reality

Bookings now open




When: 21st November 2017, 7.15 for 7.30am

Where: RACV City Club, Level 17, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Cost: $65.00 per head or Table of 10 $600.00

Driven, resourceful and determined, Daniel Flynn is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 30.

He is the founder and managing director of the social enterprise Thankyou, which has given more than $5.5 million to help end global poverty.

Thankyou’s 50 products are stocked by major retailers in Australia and 100 per cent of profits go to funding water, sanitation, child and maternal health and food projects around the world. In nine short years, Thankyou has directly impacted the lives of 755,538 people in 20 countries, including Australia.

Daniel is also the author of best-selling book Chapter One, a story that generated $1.4 million in sales in its first month using an unorthodox ‘pay-what-you-want’ model.

He is a genius at disruptive marketing and has received widespread media coverage for some truly unconventional and highly successful campaigns that led to Thankyou products being stocked by some of Australia’s biggest retailers. He is an engaging and thoughtful speaker and his talks offer a blueprint for turning ideas into reality.

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26th October 2017

6.30 for 7pm

Melbourne Town Hall, 90-120 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Featuring: Chef De Cuisine Jeffrey Tan

$100 for adults, $85 for pensioners

Includes three course gourmet dinner + matching wines

Attire: Smart casual - Black and White theme

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Bob Slater
Oct 24, 2017
Rotary's Life After Stroke Program
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