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As you visit towns, please send us your stories and photos to rotaryadoptatown@gmail.com.

We will then post these stories so other Rotary Clubs can get some ideas!

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Shellharbour City Rotary visits Grenfell

Posted on April 9, 2021 at 5:10 AM

We arrived in Grenfell late Friday afternoon. After booking into the Albion Hotel, we had a bit of a wander around the town, and then joined the President of Grenfell Rotary, Erica Kearnes, for a relaxing dinner. Erica outlined plans for the next 2 days, which turned out to be very busy, but enjoyable.

Up reasonably bright and early the next day, for a meander around town to find breakfast. We made a point of eating somewh...

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Camden Rotary Visits Boorowa

Posted on April 9, 2021 at 3:15 AM

On the weekend of 14th to 16th February 14 Camden Rotarians and spouses made the 3 hour trip to Boorowa to forge a relationship with the Rotary Club of Boorowa. Previous contact had been made by President Stephen Humphreys and Rotarian wife Judith through a previous visit in June last year.

The Boorowa Rotarians planned an extremely interesting weekend of activities starting on the Friday ...

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Caringbah & Milton-Ulladulla Rotary Clubs put on a Christmas Party for Fire Impacted families

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 5:00 AM

Rotarians from Caringbah and Milton-Ulladulla Rotary Clubs combined forces to put on a fun Christmas Party for families impacted by the recent bushfires.

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Rotary Clubs combine to deliver Caravans of Hope

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 4:15 AM

 

Rotary Clubs combine to deliver the Caravan of Hope

 

The ability of Rotary clubs to work together for the good of the community can never be underestimated. When local optometrist and Hervey Bay City Rotary club member Richard Watt and his wife Gwen were watching the bushfire disaster unfold, they desperately wanted to help the affected communitie...

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Caringbah Rotary visits Lake Conjola

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 12:30 AM

Over the weekend of 22-24 August 20 members of Caringbah Rotary visited Lake Conjola and met with members of the Milton-Ulladulla Rotary Club.

 

 

The weekend began with an afternoon tea at the Conjola Recovery Centre, run by Peter and Lindy Dunn. It was commented that capable...

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Turramurra Rotary supports Moree Public School

Posted on March 17, 2021 at 11:35 PM

Turramurra Rotary and District 9685 support of Moree East Public School.

 

Last week, TRC member Pam Pritchard travelled to Moree to attend the Official Opening of the canteen and mural at Moree East Public School, where 86% of the students are Aboriginal. Pam has been in discussions with the Principal of Moree East PS since July 2020, about how Turramurra Rotary and Rotary District 9685 could support this disadvantaged school.

 

The Principal, Ms Lorinda Po...

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North Sydney Sunrise Rotary visits Molong

Posted on September 15, 2020 at 5:55 AM

In mid - July 2020 a group of Rotary Club of North Sydney Sunrise club members and their partners visited Molong.

The Past President of the club, Allan Coates and the current Club Secretary, Allen Colburt together with Janis Glasson & Margaret Dean of Molong Rotary Club attended a meeting of the Cabonne Shire Council on Tuesday afternoon to thank the council for their $5,000 Community Assistance Program Grant.

A further donation of $,3000 from Rotary Club of North Sydney Sunr...

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Back to Gunnadah with Christmas Gifts and Joy

Posted on February 8, 2020 at 9:35 PM

It started with a weekend visit to Gunnedah to share stories and show support for our farming communities.

Lane Cove Rotarian Lalitha Warren was so moved though that she organised her work colleagues at Fisher & Paykel to host a curry lunch, a raffle and a tree of joy to help. Rotarians Craig Brodey and Tania Mace returned to Gunnedah this weekend to deliver the gifts of financial support at a country-style Rotary Club Christmas party.

Thank you and well done Lalitha

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Hornsby District Rotary provides work experience for Tottenham students

Posted on January 27, 2020 at 1:15 AM


Our club has a long standing connection with Tottenham, providing work experience for students and more recently drought relief assistance.

You can help by purchasing one of these cookbooks!

https://www.hit.com.au/search?q=tottenham

Narromine Rotary visits Tottenham Central School

Posted on January 27, 2020 at 1:05 AM


When Geoff Smith travelled through the Tottenham district earlier this year, he was astounded by how dry the area was.

 

Having spent many years as a member of the Rotary Club of Narromine, Geoff contacted the Tottenham Central School’s Parent’s and Citizens Association president, Greg Radford and enquired on the state of th...

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