Another successful Carols was held on Saturday 8th December. Well done and thanks to all those that attended and provided support on the day and throughout the night.
For the first time in 12 years, we were without our usual MC, CJ, who was unfortunately not able to be with us on the night and who sadly passed away on Sunday the 9th.
 
Vince Foti kindly and very ably MC’d on the night. Many talented performers entertained the crowd and Santa found time to drop in. Special thanks to Carlos and Mr D’s traditional meats who very generously assisted us on tn the night and at other functions during the year.
 
As you can appreciate, a lot of planning is involved, and it wouldn’t be the success it was without the efforts of the Committee, well done all!
 
Planning will soon start for Carols 2019, stay tuned!
Another successful Carols 2018-12-22 13:00:00Z 0
Our AGM was held on Tuesday 11 December and was well attended. The result of board elections, with the board for 2019-20 being:
 
President:              Shane Burette
Secretary:              Roy Hilton
Treasurer:             Tony Caldaren
 
Directors:
Community:            Carl Spears
Foundation:             Fayez Nour
International:          Brigette Pecora
Public Relations:     Raquel Manning
Youth:                       Rick Mattiuzzo
 
On behalf of all the members, hearty congratulations to the incoming Board and the club looks forward to working with you all.
 
 
Annual General Meeting 2018-12-22 13:00:00Z 0
On 13 December we delivered donated presents to Ray White Wetherill Park as part of their drive to bring some Christmas joy to the families of homicide victims.
Gifts for family victims of homicide 2018-12-19 13:00:00Z 0
BBQs raise money 2018-12-06 13:00:00Z 0
Carl had the winning ticket, but failed to draw the Joker. The pool now stands at $80.
Please let Roy know if you’re attending our next meeting and AGM (Tuesday 11 December) by Friday 7 December.
You have to be at the meeting for a chance to win the Joker Draw!
Joker draw Carl Spears 2018-11-28 13:00:00Z 0
Our AGM is here next Tuesday, so please give thought to what’s best for our club, where we want to go and who is the best fit for each role.
Notice of AGM Carl Spears 2018-11-28 13:00:00Z 0
Posted by Shane Burette
Interlink reaches the 21st century and has gone online, we've done some great fundraising and don't miss the AGM.
From the President Nov.18 Shane Burette 2018-11-28 13:00:00Z 0
Movie day out raises money Carl Spears 2018-11-28 13:00:00Z 0
Bringing Christmas to homicide victims Carl Spears 2018-11-01 13:00:00Z 0
Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris in Lublin, Poland. Founded by Rotary members, the school serves 20 students with various disabilities, including Down syndrome, autism, and visual impairments. The Rotary Club of Lublin-Centrum-Maria Curie-Sklodowska has provided funding with help from Rotary Foundation Matching Grants and the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, which houses the school.
 
After their son Mateusz was born with underdeveloped eyes, Mariusz and Joanna Kania looked for ways to help him be active. When he showed an aptitude for music, they looked for a teacher and were thrilled to find the Paul Harris music school.
Helping people with disabilities make their own music 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery, theft, trespassing, and possession of narcotics. But after she landed in prison for the seventh time, something changed -- Bianca knew she wanted a better life. She just didn’t know how to make it happen.
 
After serving her time, Bianca sought help from a local homeless organization, A Safe Haven, and moved to its shelter in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Bianca followed the program closely -- she attended all the required meetings, passed drug tests, and volunteered at every opportunity.
Finding Safe Haven 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
What is it like taking a large team to Africa?  It has probably been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. In mid February, I began leading Rotary members from all over the East Coast of the United States through Ghana. I’ve tried to give the team a warm Ghanaian welcome like I’ve received on my earlier trips. A large trip is a real blessing because each person sees Ghana and our work in a different way.

A highlight for the team was greeting the chief of Sagadugu. The team got excited about buying goats and food for children in the villages where I support eight churches. It was good to see the pastors of most of the eight churches, and I had to explain that we were just passing through on our way to Bolgatanga.
Saving lives in Ghana 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
Throughout India and around the world, Rotary clubs are celebrating a major milestone: India has gone three years without a new case of polio. The last reported case was a two-year-old girl in West Bengal on 13 January 2011. To mark this historic triumph, Rotary clubs illuminated landmarks and iconic structures throughout the country with four simple but powerful words, "India is polio free."
 
The three-year achievement sets the stage for polio-free certification of the entire Southeast Asia region by the World Health Organization. The Indian government also plans to convene a polio summit in February to commemorate this victory in the global effort to eradicate polio.
 
India celebrates three years without polio 2014-02-26 00:00:00Z 0
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