Rotary's Adopt-A-Town

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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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Turramurra Rotary visits Muswellbrook & Merriwa

Posted on January 20, 2020 at 11:30 PM

On Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th of December Ian Salmon, Parry Monckton and Tim Shea visited Muswellbrook in the upper Hunter Valley.

 

 

We joined the Muswellbrook Club for dinner on Thursday night and met the President, John Hobden and other key members of the Club. The Club has about 25 members. We met about 10 members. They were very welcoming to all of us and also introduced us to members eg their member who is head of the Chamber of Commerce...

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Rotary Liverpool West in Narromine and Trangie

Posted on January 15, 2020 at 6:05 PM

 

In December 2019, our Club visited Narromine and Trangie providing support for these communities - this will continue in 2020



Please visit the link below for more detail 

https://www.rotaryliverpoolwest.com.au/Stories/narromine-trangie-drought-assistance-2019" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.rotaryliverpoo...

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Sydney Cove Rotary supporting Lightening Ridge

Posted on September 12, 2019 at 2:50 AM

Rotary Club of Sydney Cove has been undertaking a support program for farmers in the Lightening Ridge area over the past three years. Initially it involved a team of RCSC members going to Lightening Ridge and assisting farmers who were 'doing it tough’ undertake renovations and providing amenities in their homes to allow them to live in better circumstances - there was also a social dimension to this activity beyond the physical home improvement activities.


As the drou...

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The Darlings support Young

Posted on July 27, 2019 at 2:50 AM

On Friday 16th November 2018 a few of the Darlings zipped down to Young to $pending an enjoyable weekend in Young NSW.    We had a quick meeting with the principal of Young High School to plan a Work Experience week for some of the Year 10 students, in 2019.  The we had dinner with a group of the Young Rotarians at a local pub.  On Saturday we toured and were entertained with an historical tour led by Rotarian John Hamblin.  We did some retail therapy in some of ...

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Rotary Liverpool West goes to Lake Cargelligo

Posted on July 27, 2019 at 2:35 AM


During April 2019 a team of ten (10) members from the Rotary Club of Liverpool West worked with the Rotary Club of Lake Cargelligo and the Rotary Club of Corrimal on a “Help the Farmers” project.

Over a period of three days the group distributed nearly 600 Easter Eggs to children in seven schools in and around Lake Cargelligo in the central west of NSW.

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Caringbah Rotary Visits Blayney

Posted on December 15, 2018 at 10:35 PM

A group of Rotarians and their partners visited the central western town of Blayney recently as part of the Rotary Adopt-A-Town Project. The aim was threefold:


1. Spend money in small businesses within a country town

2. Make a connection with the local Rotary Club to identify future projects

3. Bring some cheer to local farmers and businesses and show that we care


What a successful visit we had! We stayed in hotels, we ate in restaurants and w...

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Pambula Rotary Off to Help Trundle

Posted on November 27, 2018 at 11:50 AM

Pambula Rotary members are ready to embark on a special life changing trip to Trundle – a small drought affected town near Dubbo.


This Thursday, November 22, Rotary members will be travelling to Trundle to meet with the locals, paint their child care centre, help run school activities, hand out gifts to children and establish what will be a long term connection with the town.

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Giant Breakfast organised with Blayney Rotary

Posted on October 21, 2018 at 1:45 AM

On Sunday 18 November a free BBQ Breakfast is being arranged by Blayney Rotary with Caringbah Rotary at their Farmers'Market.

There will be a Jumping Castle, Sample Bags for the kids and free Face Painting!

Caringbah Rotary chooses Blayney

Posted on September 25, 2018 at 12:05 AM

Caringbah Rotary is very excited to have started talking to Blayney Rotary about visiting their town on 17-19 November.

Leading up to this the public will be asked to donate items at their monthly market to create kid's backpacks to take on our first visit to hand out at Blayney's Farmer's Market on Sunday 18 November.


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