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

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…

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VALE, PP Roger Fletcher

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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Farmers Market 4th January

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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Zac Ray – Young Endeavour

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…

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David Peak – The Challenges of Youth Today

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…

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Presidents Report 13th Nov

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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Dr. Jackson Lam

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…

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Avril Lunken Lymphedema Occupational Therapist

Avril Lunken Lymphedema Occupational Therapist & Rona McLaughlan

Rona McLaughlan introduced our guest speaker for the night with Avril Lunken speaking on Lymphoedema. She began her career in England as an Occupational Therapist and emigrated to Australia in 1996. She opened her clinic in Bayside Moorabbin and then two years ago moved up to West Heidelberg where she practices now. Avril went to…

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Farmers Market Saturday 7th September

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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Kerry Butler – Food Safety and Handling

Kerry Butler and Gail Robertson2

Our guest speaker was Kerry Butler, who is Gail’s daughter. Kerry has had a few different careers in her life and after travelling the world cooking in London Ireland and other places, she decided to become a chef so she was here tonight to discuss the situations surrounding Food Safety and Cooking and how we…

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