January farmers market

The market on the first week in January is usually a very small market with not a lot of stalls and few Club volunteers.  This year the market was smaller than usual , 15 or 16 stalls, the car park never reached more than half full. We decided not to have the BBQ. and just…

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Don Hamilton standing waiting for customers

“They also serve who stand and wait” Farmers Market today 12°c, freezing cold wind, pouring rain and standing in mud to collect Gold Coin entrance fees……..all for Charity. It was a normal first Saturday of the month for the members of the Rotary Club of Rosanna. The Farmers Market loomed large as members prepared to…

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Glenda Coswello & Addrian Pilati with HiCity workers for mowers presentation4a

Presentation of Honda Motor Motors to Bedford HiCity The Rotary Club of Rosanna presented two Brand New Honda motor mowers to Bedford HiCity – Heidelberg Branch today. Bedford HiCity workers are contracted out to businesses, like Melbourne Airport, Polytechnics Heidelberg and numerous schools around the area. These new motor motors will make their job easier…

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Launch of the Mini Library at Rosanna Fire Station Community House Cr. Tom Melican from the Banyule City Council, launched the opening of the Mini Library at Rosanna Fire Station Community House at 232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna today. The only thing missing was the smashing of a champagne bottle on the rope from the…

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Barrie, Don and Greg

Don Hamilton PHF Award Presentation Don Hamilton received a PHF +5 at his final presentation at 96.5 Inner FM yesterday afternoon. Don is a Rotarian of many years standing and a Past President of the Rotary Club of Rosanna. He was first recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow in 1998 and was subsequently recognized with…

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Mrs Catherine Gorr OAM Nurse First volunteered in 1985 and has since been on 38 programs including Fiji, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, PNG, Samoa, Philippines and Vietnam. Packed all of the surgical and anaesthetic equipment on 288 programs (until 2002) at her home in Mt Eliza and transported to the airport. Surgical Committee member from inception…

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Another of our projects for this year is the construction of a Mini Library to be placed in the front garden of the Rosanna Fire Station Community House. It works on the honour system with a take and replace a book for avid readers. Don Hamilton and Glenda Coswello installed the mini library this morning…

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Damian Barbanera & Ian Bushby

Last night we presented the Ralph Ragazzon Award to Damian Barbanera from St. Martin de Tours Primary School. Damian was presented with a cheque from the Rotary Club of Rosanna for $1000 towards his books, uniforms, etc. helping with the transition from Primary School to Secondary College. Damian being presented the award by Ian Bushby,…

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Ron & Marilyn Pearce winners of the ARH hat night

We  can  see  the  great  impact  that  Australian  Rotary Health is making in their project dedicated to mental health. This is not an easy area to raise money but they have done a sterling job. Our money raised of $300 net will be supplemented by another $1,000. Of course it wouldn’t be Hat Night without…

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Rotarians working in the Community at the Rosanna shopping centre playing Santa Clause for 4 Days till Saturday 24th .Santa (Neil Watt )pictured here with Melissa Siladi owner of Ritz of Rosanna,with Heidi Calopa .Thanks to our Rotarians John Pollock,Neil Watt,Peter Tragardh and Harald Bartelt,for giving so much joy to the children of Rosanna,especially with…

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