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WHY JOIN A ROTARY CLUB?

Sep 29, 2020 |
Rotary Together-We-Connect

ROTARY was built on Friendship, Fellowship, Networking and Support to those in Local and Overseas Communities. ROTARY INTERNATIONAL is a Club of many members Worldwide. There are many, many Rotary Projects being conducted of like-minded people in Overseas and Local communities at this moment. Listed below are just a very small number Projects that Rotary are conducting. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS POLIO PLUS – A Program started by and supported by Rotary now supported by the United Nations, also well known Philanthropists.…

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Fresh Fruit Straight from the Orchard

May 20, 2020 |
Rieshieck Orchards

Fresh Fruit Straight from the Orchard Missing the Bundoora and Hurstbridge Farmers Market? Orchard2u presents our best Pink Lady apples just picked absolutely delicious New season crisp Royal Gala, Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples and pears currently being harvested. No waxes. Strawberries no sprays being picked daily! We are introducing organic greens such as mixed salad, spinach, wild roquette, kale, spring onion and herbs such as coriander and parsley. Contact Rebekah for any deliveries on  0405 040 737 Any…

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What is Rotary?

May 20, 2020 |
Macleod College Rosanna Rotary Mentoring program

Macleod College Mentoring Program The slogan says Rotary Connects The  World, but what does it mean?  As an international organization of clubs spread around the world it sets out to identify to and alleviate, even solve, problems that beset local communities, national states, and the planet. The organization is committed to being non-political, not based on particular religious beliefs or prejudices, and being focused on “Service”. From time to time individual members find ways to bring their skills and commitment…

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Looking for Freshly Picked Apples?

May 5, 2020 |
Rieshieck Orchards

With the cancellation of our Farmer’s market in Bundoora Park on the First Saturday of the month due to Covid-19 restrictions, many fruit and vegetable growers are struggling to sell their stock. One such person is Founding member of Bundoora Rotary Club, Peter Dale whose family started Rieshieck Orchards in Doncaster over 100 years ago. In the 1960’s the orchards were moved to their current location in Gruyere in the Yarra Valley. Dale’s daughter Georgia also has a home delivery…

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Donation to RFSCH Food Bank

May 5, 2020 |
Donation to RFSCH Food Bank Glenda Coswello and Jasdip Singh

Glenda Coswello-McCracken & Jasdip Singh (Community Services Director) & (Manager of RFSCH) We were able to leave a supply to refill the Food Bank when it is empty. Rotary Club of Rosanna and Rosanna Fire Station Community House thank others who have kindly left grocery items in the food bank. Thank you for your generousity. While Australia is taking a forced break with the Covid-19 pandemic, Rosanna Rotary is still at work delivering food to the Food Bank at Rosanna…

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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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