Archive for 2019

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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Most Interesting Guest Speaker

Most Interesting Guest Speaker

Our Guest Speaker for the meeting on February 26 was Senator the Honourable David Fawcett, the Assistant Minister for Defence. Having served in several arms of the services over twenty two years David is well qualified for this role. David provided an insightful overview of the geo-political situation in our region and the rationale behind […]

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Guest Speaker – Glenn Cooper AM

Guest Speaker – Glenn Cooper AM

On Tuesday, February 12 we were privileged to have Glenn Cooper AM  as our guest speaker. Glenn is Chairman of Coopers Brewery, one of the State’s iconic companies. Glenn provided an interesting, at times humorous, account of the family history and their struggle to operate a family owned brewery in the face of fierce opposition […]

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Club back after Christmas break

Club back after Christmas break

After a break for Christmas/New Year, the Club held its first meeting for 2019 on January 15. Our guest speaker was media legend and fellow Rotarian Tony Pilkington. Tony rose to prominence in 1976 when he paired with Barry Ion to form the “Bazz and Pilko” team on 5AD radio station.  His  tremendous contribution to […]

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