friends of rotary

Join Friends of Rotary and Make a Positive Impact in Your Community

Rotary clubs have long been known for their dedication to community service and making a difference in the world. In recent times, many clubs have introduced a special interest group called “Friends of Rotary” to accommodate individuals who wish to contribute to Rotary projects but may not have the time or financial capacity to become…

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Information Evening – Rotary Club of Rosanna

The Rotary Club of Rosanna is holding an information evening at Rosanna Fire Station Community House on Wednesday August 9th at 7pm. Address: 232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna. RSVP 6th August Rosanna Rotary Club has initiated many valuable life enhancing projects both locally and internationally. For instance, one of our members started the Bone Marrow…

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January farmers market

Farmers Market 4th January

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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Don Hamilton standing waiting for customers

Farmers Market Saturday 7th September

“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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Glenda Coswello & Addrian Pilati with HiCity workers for mowers presentation4a

Bedford HiCity Lawn Mowers

Presentation of Honda Motor Motors to Bedford HiCity The Rotary Club of Rosanna presented two Brand New Honda motor mowers to Bedford HiCity – Heidelberg Branch today. Bedford HiCity workers are contracted out to businesses, like Melbourne Airport, Polytechnics Heidelberg and numerous schools around the area. These new motor motors will make their job easier…

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Mini Library Opening

Launch of the Mini Library at Rosanna Fire Station Community House Cr. Tom Melican from the Banyule City Council, launched the opening of the Mini Library at Rosanna Fire Station Community House at 232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna today. The only thing missing was the smashing of a champagne bottle on the rope from the…

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Barrie, Don and Greg

Don Hamilton PHF Award Presentation

Don Hamilton PHF Award Presentation Don Hamilton received a PHF +5 at his final presentation at 96.5 Inner FM yesterday afternoon. Don is a Rotarian of many years standing and a Past President of the Rotary Club of Rosanna. He was first recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow in 1998 and was subsequently recognized with…

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Interplast Honoured Member Catherine Gorr OAM

Mrs Catherine Gorr OAM Nurse First volunteered in 1985 and has since been on 38 programs including Fiji, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, PNG, Samoa, Philippines and Vietnam. Packed all of the surgical and anaesthetic equipment on 288 programs (until 2002) at her home in Mt Eliza and transported to the airport. Surgical Committee member from inception…

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Mini Library at Rosanna Fire Station Community House

Another of our projects for this year is the construction of a Mini Library to be placed in the front garden of the Rosanna Fire Station Community House. It works on the honour system with a take and replace a book for avid readers. Don Hamilton and Glenda Coswello installed the mini library this morning…

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Damian Barbanera & Ian Bushby

Ralph Ragazzon Award 2017

Last night we presented the Ralph Ragazzon Award to Damian Barbanera from St. Martin de Tours Primary School. Damian was presented with a cheque from the Rotary Club of Rosanna for $1000 towards his books, uniforms, etc. helping with the transition from Primary School to Secondary College. Damian being presented the award by Ian Bushby,…

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