Archive for 2018

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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Royal Flying Doctor celebrates 90th Birthday

Royal Flying Doctor celebrates 90th Birthday

One of Australia’s icons, the Royal Flying Doctor Service was the subject of our guest speaker at our meeting on June 5. The speaker was the CEO of the service, John Lynch. He spoke passionately of how the lives of people living in remote areas has been transformed since the introduction of this health service […]

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Another major sponsor addresses club

Another major sponsor addresses club

The guest speaker at our meeting on May 29 was Andrew Gunn, the State Manager of the Australian Leisure & Hospitality Group (ALH Group) .  ALH is Australia’s largest operator in its field, managing hotels, sports bars, restaurants, electronic gaming, retail liquor outlets, accommodation and night clubs. Andrew is responsible for the 29 outlets in […]

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Members volunteer for Volunteers Week

Members volunteer for Volunteers Week

Our Club made a contribution to National Volunteers Week when club members volunteered to cook the barbecue in Victoria Square on May 21 for other volunteers participating in various events highlighting the important role of volunteering in our community.

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Major Sponsor addresses Club

Major Sponsor addresses Club

Dr. George Ujvary the CEO of Olga’s Fine Foods, a major sponsor of last year’s Carols by the Lake, was Guest Speaker at our meeting on May 22. George told of how his parents immigrated to Australia after World War II and established a restaurant in Adelaide featuring food made to his mother’s recipes.  Such […]

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Guest Speaker – Professor George Kiroff

Guest Speaker – Professor George Kiroff

  We were privileged to have Professor George Kiroff as our Guest Speaker on May 15. Prof. Kiroff is a distinguished Upper GI surgeon and his topic was     ” Why are we so fat and what can we do about it”. Our Club was pleased that some members of neighbouring Rotary Clubs could […]

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Ronald McDonald House receives donation from club.

Ronald McDonald House receives donation from club.

As with all Rotary Clubs, ours gives a high priority to supporting  those identified as being in most need in the local community. We were therefore delighted to recently offer support to Ronald McDonald House  in North Adelaide. These Houses are situated in close proximity to major women’s and or children’s hospitals and “provide a […]

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Club prepares for change of office bearers

Club prepares for change  of office bearers

  With the end of the Rotary Year fast approaching, members who will be office bearers for  the 2018-2019 year have been attending information/training days organised by our Rotary District. One of these days was held on Saturday, April 28 at Saint Michael’s College, Henley Beach, with our President Elect Barry Dixon and six incoming […]

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Club assists at CARA barbecue

Club assists at CARA barbecue

On Sunday, March 25 club members assisted at the annual CARA Picnic by cooking the barbecue – a role members have been performing for a number of years. The club is delighted to assist CARA as it does so much to help the young disabled people in our community

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09-08-2018