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Rosanna Rotary responds to Upper Murray bushfire crisis with a load of feed

Mar 24, 2020 |

The load of cattle feed left Upper Sandy Creek bound for Cudegwa in the Upper Murray Region to assist a fire ravaged area and has received an emotional welcome from a farmer in desperate need to save his staving cattle. A truck loaded with 10 rolls of donated Silage, driven by volunteer Rotarian Geoff Dinning from Appin Park took the trip from Upper Sandy Creek to Cudegwa on Wednesday March 18 to a very grateful Karen and Dave Land. For…

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New Computers at Rosanna Fire Station Community House

Mar 20, 2020 |
Computers at Rosanna Fire Station Community House1

The Rotary Club of Rosanna recently applied for a Grant through the Stronger Communities Programme from our Federal Member for Jagajaja office Kate Thwaites. This grant would provide 50% of a total project that would improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities. We applied for a grant to buy 8 new computers for their computer classes taught at the centre. The Rosanna Fire Station Community House  provides opportunities for all to learn, teach, make friends and…

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Meetings Suspended

Mar 19, 2020 |
the bulletin

Due to the continuing developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) the club has decided to cancel Club meetings and events until April 8th where the situation will be reviewed.

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Peter Toomey Police Officer of the Year Award Nominee – Alison Keppel

Mar 18, 2020 |
Peter Toomey Police Officer of the year award

Crime Prevention Office, Leading Senior Constable Alison Keppel of the Heidelberg Police was awarded for her outstanding efforts with Crime Prevention in the Banyule Region surrounding areas. As part of our community service program, the Rotary Club of Rosanna last week presented the Community Police Officer of the Year award. To win the award, the nominated officer had to meet criteria such as demonstrating outstanding service to the community including flexibility, leadership, integrity, respect, professionalism, support and work ethic. After…

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VALE, PP Roger Fletcher

Jan 20, 2020 |
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 was committed to all club activities, served on the board, and in 2010-2011 served as President.  In 2009 -2010 after the tragedy of Black Saturday…

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Farmers Market 4th January

Jan 19, 2020 |
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 collect entrance money as usual. We also decided that given the disastrous bushfire situation we would direct all entry donations to the Red Cross bushfire…

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Zac Ray – Young Endeavour

Dec 3, 2019 |
Zac Ray - Young Endeavour

Zac Ray was welcomed by President Gail and spoke on his adventures with the Sea Shepherd Foundation and his aim to be a crew member on the “Young Endeavour” together with 20 other young people in their voyage in March 2020 from Geelong to Melbourne. Zac completed Year 12 at Parade College, Bundoora a few days beforehand and had to hurry from our meeting to his job at Coles, stacking shelves. There was much to like about this young man.…

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David Peak – The Challenges of Youth Today

Nov 26, 2019 |

Our speaker David Peak who, by any standard, has led a life of exceptional public service. In 1969, he was introduced to Rotary as a RYLA participant whilst working with Hexter & Eddy, Preston, having previously been a student at Thornbury High School. Further theological studies led to his first appointment in the social welfare field as a Probation Officer at Glenroy and so began a 30-year involvement in the welfare of young people in general and aboriginal youth in…

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Presidents Report 13th Nov

Nov 13, 2019 |

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 to divvy up on Wednesday night. We still have a few BBQs coming up which we need good support for – these are proving to…

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Dr. Jackson Lam

Sep 24, 2019 |
Dr. Jackson Lam skin cancers specialist2

Dr. Jackson Lam obtained his MBBS from the University of Melbourne in 2009 and trained through the Austin Hospital and Box Hill Hospital before obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He has since furthered his training in skin cancer through the University of Queensland and is a member of Skin Cancer College of Australasia. He has a keen interest in the detection of skin cancers and has considerable experience in the surgical removal of skin…

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