Archive for 2018

Carols by the Lake 2018

Carols by the Lake 2018

This year’s Carols by the Lake was held on Sunday, December 9 at Neighbourhood Reserve, West Lakes. A collaborative effort of our Club and the West Lakes Uniting Church, this event is in its 42nd year, an achievement of which we are justifiably proud.  A large crowd attended again this year with Santa attracting a […]

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Club starts its Christmas activities

Club starts its Christmas activities

A luncheon held on November 28 for residents of some local nursing homes was the first of a number of Christmas functions to be organised by the Club over the next few weeks. The “Bright Hours” luncheon is organised in conjunction with the West Lakes Uniting Church, and has a strong Christmas theme with the […]

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Science School attendees address Club

Science School attendees address Club

Our meeting on Tuesday, November 27 had a distinctly youthful air as five students from Seaton and LeFevre High Schools attended with some parents and teachers. The students were sponsored by our Club to attend one of the ConocoPhillips Science programs, which are strongly supported by Rotary. In their address to the Club the students […]

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Off to the races!

Off to the races!

  As our regular meeting venue was unavailable, the meeting on November 6 was held at the historic Semaphore Carousel. It was an appropriate site for the meeting as our club has an affiliation with the carousel which recently celebrated its 80th birthday. Appropriate also to have a ”horsey” theme on Melbourne Cup Day! Several […]

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State Treasurer is our guest speaker

State Treasurer is our guest speaker

We were honoured to have the State Treasurer, the Hon. Rob Lucas MLC, as the guest speaker at our meeting on October 30. The attendance of Rotarians from neighbouring Clubs resulted in our meeting room being filled to capacity. The Treasurer outlined some of the government’s plans and its vision for the future of the […]

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Rotary District Governor visits Club

Rotary District Governor visits Club

On Tuesday, October 16 our Rotary District Governor David Egan and his wife Chris made their official visit to our Club. Rotarians from neighbouring Clubs joined us for the occasion. Rotary in South Australia will undergo a significant change in 2020  when the two existing Districts (D9500 & D9520) will merge into one large District […]

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Club makes donation to assist rural communities

Club makes donation to assist rural communities

Although city based, our club is ever mindful of the difficulties facing those living in the rural areas of our State at the present time, particularly those in drought affected regions. A decision was made to make a donation to the South Australian Country Women’s Association (SACWA) which has branches in most regions of the […]

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Mayor visits Club

Mayor visits Club

The Mayor of the City of Charles Sturt, Angela Evans, was our guest speaker at our meeting on August 28. Angela provided an outline of the broad spectrum of proposed projects in the council area, as well as thanking our Club for its continuing service to the community – particularly the annual Carols by the […]

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Foodbank – filling a desperate need

Foodbank – filling a desperate need

Greg Pattinson, the CEO of Foodbank SA, was guest speaker at our meeting on August 8. Greg provided some sobering statistics on the number of people in the State who are reliant of the support of community service organisations for the supply of some of the basics of life. Foodbank is the largest food relief […]

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Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

At our meeting on June 26 Barry Dixon was inducted as President of the club for next Rotary Year. The meeting, held at the Henley Beach Surf Lifesaving Club , was attended by a number of visiting Rotarians, partners and guests as well as members. One highlight of the evening was the presentation of two […]

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