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5MFH Episode 29

4/8/2018
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You may notice an accelerated pace for this week's episode. I've used an audio effect to get it juuust under the five minutes I have left on my free access to podcast hosting. A decision will have to be made shortly. This link will take you to Claudia Trave's 'side gig' of creating artistic, informative scientific illustrations to assist academic and industry report writers and paper authors in communicating their ideas in a way that text alone cannot. https://illustrave.wordpress.com/...

Duration:00:04:57

5MFH Episode 28

2/11/2018
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Some information about CF, and some musings on regrets, apologies, and amends. The Cystic Fibrosis Community Care organisation can be found here: http://www.cysticfibrosis.org.au/vic/ When Bruce "Stretch" Jarvis isn't volunteering his time to educate people about CF, he runs 'Stretch the Boundaries', a Personal and Business Development service: stretchtheboundaries@gmail.com A list of the twelve steps as recommended by AA (other self-help groups use similar steps):...

Duration:00:09:48

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode 27

1/29/2018
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A link to an article that explains the term "The Angel's Share" while explaining the Ken Loach film of the same name: https://www.bruichladdich.com/article/the-angels-share The 2018 theme announced by Rassin here: https://www.rotary.org/en/rotary-international-president-rassin-theme-2018 As always- Contact the Rotary Club of Forest Hill at: foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com Our online presence is www.foresthillrotary.com and www.facebook.com/RotaryClubForestHill/ AND the new Twitter:...

Duration:00:05:20

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode 21

8/20/2017
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Yet another podcast where I talk about talking about Rotary. This is a link to the Deafness Foundation, and their CEO Jenny Coburn's information: http://www.deafness.org.au/about-us/staff/ Just for fun, here's some information about LaunchVic: http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/launchvic-unveils-4-9m-to-boost-victorias-startup-sector/ As always. Contact me at: mmfinke@gmail.com And contact the Rotary Club of Forest Hill at: foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com Our online presence is...

Duration:00:05:38

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode 20

8/13/2017
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This week, I talk a little about seed corn, our fantastic speech night, and the balancing act required by serving current needs while planning for the future. Learn more about the Rotary Foundation here: https://www.rotary.org/en/about-rotary/rotary-foundation And some information about the Nunawading Club's medical imaging project here: http://www.rotarynunawading.com.au/medical.htm As always. Contact me at: mmfinke@gmail.com And contact the Rotary Club of Forest Hill at:...

Duration:00:04:47

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode 19

8/7/2017
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It's hard to make a difference if you're not keeping track of what's changed. I talk briefly on the requirement to make sure our projects are serving a need, and that we're not just making ourselves feel good. As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com And our website at www.foresthillrotary.com And social media presence is www.facebook.com/RotaryClubForestHill/ Let us know what we should be doing in the Whitehorse...

Duration:00:03:54

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode 18

7/23/2017
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We're firing on all cylinders again. I muse a bit about publicity, better ways to get our message out, and play a clip from Annie Wysham, our speaker from the club meeting on the 17th of July. Annie is an accomplished poet and riveting storyteller. Her performances are worth seeking out. She describes herself as providing "old-fashioned entertainment" in the form of poetry recitations, storytelling, and story reading. You can get in touch with her at "Poems 'N More" annie.c.w@bigpond.com...

Duration:00:06:05

Episode 17

7/16/2017
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After a rather extended hiatus, we're back "on air". After changeover and with some busy times ahead for Rotary Club of Forest Hill, we'll be bringing you these more regularly, and with more content from our fantastic speakers. This week, a discussion about retention, treating Rotary like the diva it is, and ego suppression. As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com And our website at www.foresthillrotary.com Plus our...

Duration:00:04:56

Hiatus

4/24/2017
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Hiatus by RCFH

Duration:00:00:25

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode Sixteen

3/7/2017
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Find Monash Rotaract Club's Facebook at @MonashRotaract. Get in touch with the Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS) here at http://ragas.online/ As always, find me at mmfinke@gmail.com Our Facebook is www.facebook.com/RotaryClubForestHill/ , website at www.foresthillrotary.com/.

Duration:00:07:28

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode Fifteen

2/12/2017
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This week, we hear from Greg Wragg of RC Dingley, and Gloria Hargreaves of RC Emerald and District. Greg discusses the Fiji Scholarship Fund, a project of his previous Hampton club. Gloria is the district chair of Rotarians Against Malaria, and discusses the work of that organisation. Get more information on the Fiji project at http://hamptonrotary.org.au/index.php/projects/international-projects/176-fiji-scholarship-fund or by emailing Greg at hwragg@globalwisetravel.com. Find out more...

Duration:00:08:13

Five Minute Forest Hill - Episode Fourteen

1/26/2017
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Back from Christmas break, we heard from Jim McPhee (RC Monbulk) talk about his experiences making his way through life after an illness left him with one leg. We take some guidance from him on stubbornness, pragmatism, and using what you have to get what you need. Find info on the book here http://tinyurl.com/jj9bf68 Track down Jim himself to get your hands on a copy. As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com And our...

Duration:00:07:20

Episode Thirteen

12/23/2016
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After an extended delay, a less than impressive Christmas Eve podcast. I mention the benefits of giving your time, play a clip from the Whitehorse Young Citizen of the Year 2016, and mention Walter Matthau in Hello Dolly. Have a great Christmas, everybody. As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com And our website at www.foresthillrotary.com Plus our newly refreshed, ready-for-engagement facebook page...

Duration:00:05:33

Five Minute Forest Hill - Episode 12

11/29/2016
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Still overshooting the five minute target. Past President Bob Williams discusses a trip to the York Peninsula, and I attempt to use the basic drive to not be eaten by crocodiles to make some kind of point. As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com And our website at www.foresthillrotary.com Plus our newly refreshed, ready-for-engagement facebook page www.facebook.com/RotaryClubForestHill/ Let us know what we should be...

Duration:00:07:24

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode Eleven

11/20/2016
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An overlong discussion of travel and its benefits, the promotion of peace in many ways, club membership, leading questions, changing demographics and honesty. New club flexibility guidelines here: https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/club-flexibility Information about Rotary Peace Fellowships here: https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/get-involved/exchange-ideas/peace-fellowships As always, contact me at mmfinke@gmail.com The Club of Forest Hill is reachable at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com...

Duration:00:07:56

Five Minute Forest Hill - Episode Ten

11/13/2016
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This week, I lose the audio clip of the previous week's speaker and attempt to cover for that. John Bindon is the YMCA's official historian and works in conjunction with the AWM to recover and catalogue documents which detail the volunteers who supported Australian troops during their wartime efforts. Here's a link to a piece of YMCA's history on the AWM's site : https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/RELAWM05467.001 And a link to the YMCA's own site:...

Duration:00:05:36

Five Minute Forest Hill - Episode Nine

11/5/2016
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Episode nine in an ongoing series. Dr Joanne Watson works in the field of inclusion and autonomy within the disability sector. Her Deakin University profile is here : http://tinyurl.com/jqfddhk And this is a Vimeo link to a speech she did for Scope several years ago: https://vimeo.com/23019913 There are always disasters, and always a need for the work done by DisasterAid. Find out how to donate, get involved, and spread the word here: http://www.disasteraidaustralia.org.au/ As always,...

Duration:00:06:56

Five MInute Forest Hill - Episode Eight

10/22/2016
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This week, Leadership and Fun. As always, mmfinke@gmail.com to get in touch with me. RCFH website at foresthillrotary.com and email at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com Learn about what the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards are for, and how they prepare young people for leadership roles in their community and their lives here: http://www.9810rotary.org.au/get-involved/ryla/ And watch a TV ad for Crazy Eddie's from the eighties: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rer9W58-qQQ

Duration:00:06:52

Five Minute Forest Hill - Episode Seven

10/21/2016
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Repaired Track Now Available Forest Hill's Website at www.foresthillrotary.com Email at foresthillrotary1975@gmail.com My own email at mmfinke@gmail.com Information on Prison Ministry at https://www.prisonfellowship.org/

Duration:00:07:20

Five Minute Forest Hill Episode Five

9/18/2016
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Episode Five in a continuing series about Rotary Club of Forest Hill and the greater Rotary organisation. As always, mmfinke@gmail.com to get in touch with me. RCFH website at foresthillrotary.com. Learn more about the organisation that was involved in social enterprise before it was cool, at rotary.org.

Duration:00:06:19