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At our last speaker meeting, Matthew Proctor gave us a good insight into the plight of the Kyebe Maternity Clinic in Uganda. Kyebe Maternity Clinic is located in the Kyebe Sub-County, Kyotera District, Uganda.  The facility was established in the 1950’s to meet the medical needs of the local community.

The Rotary Club of Gaba, Uganda, have produced an introductory video for this project.

Matthew is seeking assistance and funding to bring the clinic up to a decent standard that can assist not just with regards to woman giving birth but for all other woman's health.
 
 

Let’s Lift the Lid on Mental Health with Australian Rotary Health

October is Mental Health month and World Mental Health Day, October 10th, is approaching fast.
 
Each year, Rotarians and friends make an amazing contribution to raising funds for much needed mental health research through Australian Rotary Health (ARH). From 2022, the focus is on improving the mental health of children 0-12 years old. 
 
Well Spring has certainly settled in and all the flowers are blooming and the bees are buzzing. The year 2022 is fast approaching to a close with only 3 more months to go. We have had a somewhat busy month in September. Starting off with David Curnow speaking on the “The Psychology of Embezzlement”. The week after that we had a successful and fun filled joint meetings with Rotary Club of Hopper Crossing and APEX at WERN. Our raffle raised $160, and we have jointly agreed to bump that up to $500 to donate to the Olivia Newton John Foundation. The members from Hoppers Crossing gave us a good overview of the projects that they have run over time to raise funds and support the communities here and overseas. Our members too spoke of the projects that we have had and our future plans. Amanda from APEX gave us a good insight into what her club actively involved in, such as Wynspeak, doing and that they will be doing the Christmas Tree sales again this year.  
Dear Friends of BusyFeet Melton, you are all invited to join us in celebrating a wonderful year back at BusyFeet. We would love to see old and new friends celebrating with us. For more details contact us on the details below.
 
Come and join us.
 
Dear WERN Supporters,
 
A BIG THANK YOU what you have done and are doing in support of WERN. Our new purpose-built warehouse is quickly becoming like home and getting better organised by the day. With the expansion of our services WERN has several vacant volunteer roles and positions within our program. As current or past volunteers with WERN you are best placed to know what important work WERN does and if you could share this email to your clubs, networks and friends you would be assisting us greatly.

Do you know someone wanting to make a major difference in people’s lives within our own community? WERN can provide that opportunity with just a little of their time. Your help in sharing the attached Vacancy Notices and flyers would assist greatly in helping WERN identify potential suitable volunteers and help grow our program even more. WERN has supported over 7,000 people in crisis and now has the opportunity to help even greater numbers with your help.
 
Please don’t hesitate to contact me for further details.
Warm Regards,
 
Ross Butterworth
Administration Manager, Western Emergency Relief Network (WERN)
Rotary International District 9800
District Governor 2013-2014
23 Westwood Dve., RAVENHALL, VIC, 3023

M: 0411 228 311 | E: administration@wern.org
For more of our story visit Western Emergency Relief Network (WERN) at: www.wern.org
 
 
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We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Western Emergency Relief Network
23 Westwood Drive
Ravenhall, VIC 3023
Australia
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We currently meet at WERN at 23 Westwood Drive, Ravenhall, Vic 3023 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. We also hold hybrid meetinga. If you would like to join our meetings do send us an email to rotarycarolinesprings@gmail.com.
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