Archive for 2019

Another example of Rotary at work

Another example of Rotary at work

The Guest Speaker at our meeting  on September 24 was Russell Green, the Secretary of our District’s Disaster Aid Committee.  Disaster Aid is an international partnership of Rotary Clubs which responds to disasters by providing humanitarian aid. Russell  spoke on a major component of the aid they provide to people in disaster struck regions – the provision […]

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Club supports Rotary Project

Club supports Rotary Project

As with many organisations Rotary likes to use acronyms, which can be confusing to many. Our meeting on September 10 was a case in point,  Our Guest Speaker was David Cockshell the Chairman of DIK, a subsidiary of RAWCS. For those requiring a translation “DIK”  stands for  Donations in Kind, and “RAWCS” – Rotary Australia […]

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Historic meeting of two Clubs

Historic meeting of two Clubs

At our meeting on September 3 we were delighted to welcome President Rosie and members of the Rotary Club of Glenelg. Why was the meeting historic? As previously reported the two Rotary Districts in South Australia will merge on July 1, 2020. At the present time the two Clubs are in different Districts. As our […]

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Rotary Governor visits Club

Rotary Governor visits Club

The 2019-2020 Rotary District 9500 Governor, Jane Owens, made her official visit to our Club on August 13. Jane will be the last Governor of our District as it will merge with neighbouring District 9520 on July 1, 2020 to form a new District 9510.   Members of the Rotary Club of Charles Sturt Grange […]

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Opposition Leader our Guest Speaker

Opposition Leader our Guest Speaker

The State Opposition Leader, the Hon. Peter Malinauskas, was the Guest Speaker at our meeting on July 9. Peter spoke on the instability of the global political situation and provided his theory on why this has occurred. He also spoke of the stability of our multi-cultural society and the opportunities for advancement as reasons for […]

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Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

At the Club meeting on June 25 our President for Rotary Year 2019 – 2020 was inducted. President Barry inducted Ken Parcell as our next President, and he in turn announced his Board of Directors. As is tradition, the outgoing President awarded Paul Harris Recognitions to Club members whom the PHF selection panel considered had […]

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Club inducts a new member

Club inducts a new member

At our meeting on June 18 President Barry inducted a new member, Miriam Altree. Miriam is a former member of Rotaract, a Club sponsored by Rotary Clubs for young people, and joins three other members whose first involvement with Rotary began in that club. It was one of those three, Jean Mailey, who proposed Miriam […]

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Late member honoured

Late member honoured

In June last year  one of our members, Dianne Parcell, sadly passed away. Di was the wife of President- elect Ken, who, at our last meeting reflected on her life particularly her caring nature, her desire to help others. At the conclusion of his address, District Governor David Egan, who attended the meeting, presented Ken […]

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Special Guest Speaker

Special Guest Speaker

The Club was honoured to have the South Australian Attorney General, Vicki Chapman MP as our Guest Speaker on  April 23.  The Attorney spoke on the Judiciary and the rationale behind sentencing, a subject of public interest given the concern often expressed at what are perceived to be lenient sentences. The meeting was attended by […]

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Club assists at CARA barbecue

Club assists at CARA barbecue

In what has become an annual commitment, members of our Club  recently cooked the barbecue at CARA’s annual family day.  The Club is proud to be associated with this event in particular and with CARA in general. For more information on CARA click here

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