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Upcoming Major Events

Ride to END POLIO

Date: Sunday Nov 13, 2016, 12:00 am

Cycle - so others may walk.  

Take up the challenge, get on your bike, stationary or on road, ask friends, family to sponsor you a $1 a minute and make a difference.

Get your Gym club or riding group involved.  

13 - 19th November  2016

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Rotary News

Keilor Rotary Car & Vintage Bike Show

7.30am - 1.30pm Sunday 1 May

Grounds of the Keilor Hotel, Old Calder Hwy, Keilor (Melways  Map 16, J6)

Cost: Exhibitor Cars - $20, Exhibitor Bikes - $10, Spectators - $5pp (Under 16 Free)

Coffee, food, live band & kids entertainment

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All Abilities Play Space

The Rotary All Abilities Play Space is a unique community partnership between the City of Nedlands, Lotterywest, Inclusion WA, Wood & Grieve Engineers and Australia's Bridge. 

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Indoor Ride to End Polio

Ride to End Polio  - an event staged in Tuscon Arizona, which has contributed $10M to the End Polio campaign, but travelling to the USA to participate can be expensive. So heree' the alternative - get a team together or go solo, get some sponsors $1 minute, hop on an exercie bike and pedal to end polio... 

 

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Choir of Hard Knocks

a Current Affair tells the story of the Choir of Hard Knocks -  men and women who live on the streets of Mebourne who come together under the tutelage of Chorimaster jonathan Welch AM, Rotaraian, who believes in restoring dignity and hope through song.

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District 9800 Governor Changeover 2016

Sunday June 26th 2016 RACV Club Melbourne

11:30 am for 12 until 3 PM



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Rotary responds to Fiji

Within hours of the passage of Cyclone Winston, Shelterbox had a response team on the ground to assit with the distribution of 204 boxes from New zealand and later 209 boxes were lown ut of Melbourne enroute to Fiji by DFAT & ADF. Plans are underway  with the Fijian covenment to deploy another 2000 boxes.

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Rotary International - Humanity in Motion

What in the world does Rotary do....   read the stories of Rotary Clubs and Rotarians as they live Rotary's mission of "Service above Self" you'll be amazed and the interesting thing is that they are people like you and me!

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RAWCS - Andrea Lehane Family Trust

James Lehane’s Family appeal on A Current Affair

THANK YOU Australia, you opened your hearts and pockets in support for this young family. 
In tonight's show, Brady Hall speaks with Rotarian Kim Schroeder, Past President of the Rotary Club of Seaford Frankston - herself a mother of 2 young children who can't imagine how her husband would cope should something similar happen to her. That she feels privileged to - through Rotary- have the oportunity t assist and support James and his chidren. Cick on the above link and review the interview.

At time of going to air - your generosity had realised $320,000 which will be held in Trust to ensure a future rich in education and opportuity.

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Rotary Emergency Services Community Service officer of the Year

Rotary Club of Illawarra regognises the unselfless work of Professsional and Volunteer emegency Services Workers 

2015 winners were announced at a gala dinner 28 August 2015 Dockside, Cockle Bay Sydney.

2015 Volunteer - Shannon Crofton. NSW State Emergency Services. 
                         Flood an rescue officer. Sydney Sthn region

2015 Paid Capacity. Carol Bond. NSW Ambulance. 
                            Specialist Paramedic. Bulli NSW

                           

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Make a girl's day

In Australia, over 2,000 sanitary kits have been sent to women in East Timor, PNG and Kenya

Topics: sanitation,  personal hygiene,  day for girls

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Community Minded People Like You and Me

 

If you like talking and tweeting about issues that matter in both your local community and communities abroad, come and see how you can join the conversation at Rotary and do something to make a real difference in the lives of others.

 

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Projects & Programs

In search of the Rotary Woman

By Kerry Kornhauser
Founder of Women in Rotary Australia

When recent focus groups, in places as diverse as Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Sydney and Chicago, were asked to characterise Rotary and Rotarians, their responses included: “Business men”, “elite”, “secretive”, “old”, “wealthy” and “not sure that women are allowed into local clubs”.

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Rotary Youth Exchange

Bringing the World's Youth Together

Today, most people have heard of the Rotary Student Exchange, the world's biggest and best known student cultural exchange program. But not everyone would know that it came about thanks to Australian Rotarians.

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ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD

RYLA  a communications and leadership seminar for young people 18 - 25 years. Discover your potential, whilst making new life long friends.

Contact a club near you Find a Rotary Club

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Australian Rotary Health

Developing One of Australia's Most Vital Medical Research Funds

Australian Rotary Health (ARH) was founded in 1981 to provide support for research into the causes of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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Rotary Downunder

Rotary Down Under - Online edition

Made in Movember

Join our Rotaractors in the fight for healthier men this Movember.

Topics: joining rotary

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