Vale Roger Fletcher

Roger joined The Rotary Club of Rosanna on 28/05/2005 with the classification of “Engineering Sales”. Prior to this I recall Roger telling me that he had enjoyed a good life and that he would like to “give something back”. Over his years with the club he made a great effort to do exactly that. He…

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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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Hi Everyone, What a fantastic night at the Oaks Eve Calcutta – with the Rotary Club of Heidelberg. They delivered on their promise of a great night. It was an especially good night as the Calcutta Team – Race 7 – won. Congratulations to everyone on the team – I will bring along the winnings…

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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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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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peter-little-and-ruth-stapleton

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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MUHAMMAD-YUNUS

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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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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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 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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