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Changeover Night 2019

The 2019 Changeover Night was called to order by our M.C. for the night, Florin Pintilie. he began with the toasts and Don Hamilton proposed the toast to Rotary International. Florin kept the evening flowing and under control as he welcomed President Merle Maunder to the lectern for her last night as president. After welcoming…

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Rosanna Rotarians Generousity


CONGRATULATIONS TO PETER AND RUTH The generosity of some people just continues to flow. I am pleased to say a big thank you and well done to Peter and Ruth for their kind private donation in Pakistan. Susanne Rae OAM, founder and Di- rector of the World’s Greatest Meal Project to help end Polio is…

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Presidential Peacebuilding Conference


Australia’s Presidential Peacebuilding Conference 2018 is a not-to-be-missed event, jam packed with leading international experts across economics, aid and social development. Rotary international president Ian Riseley initiated six peace conferences internationally to educate, inspire and underline Rotary’s enduring commitment to peace. Each conference explores one of the five areas of focus, as well as environmental…

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A Rotary Scholarship to Ireland changed my life

By Dave Revsine, former Rotary Scholar and studio host for the Big Ten Network, adapted from a presentation to the Rotary Club of Deerfield, Illinois, USA A year in Ireland as a Rotary Scholar changed my life. It is something I still think about every day. It altered my life trajectory, and allowed me to…

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Living a Rotary Dream

By Binish Desai, a member of the Rotary Club of Bulsar, India, and a former Rotary Youth Exchange student India India is my Nation Valsad is my Station Helping is my Aim Binish is my Name I’ll never forget the introduction I used as an exchange student. This year, I have had the outstanding opportunity…

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Books for Babies Project

books for babies at rosanna rotary club

Yevonne Pollock, chairman of Community Service, reported on the success of the Books for Babies project in which appropriate books were distributed for pre-schoolers. A reporter from the local newspaper was expected to attend! The committee donated $1000 to Inner Wheel Bundoora for a BBQ and drinking fountain in Bundoora Park for disabled. Merle confirmed…

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An Evening of Beautiful Music

On Friday night 9 August, the Music Academy of Macleod College and the Rotary Club of Rosanna staged the first “Night of Beautiful Music” soirée at the Austrian Club. The college’s VCE students presented parts of their performance programs, while the Chamber Strings and the Big Band performed the sets of music that they were…

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