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The President and members of The Rotary Club of West Lakes invite you to attend a meeting and learn about Rotary in your community.


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Articles of Interest

Royal Flying Doctor celebrates 90th Birthday


President Tony presenting a cheque to John Lynch

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 ninety years ago.

From humble beginnings the RFDS has expanded to cover all of Australia, with its fleet of aircraft the third largest in the country.

At the conclusion of his talk President Tony presented John with a cheque in acknowledgement of the valued role this service plays.

Another major sponsor addresses club


Andrew being presented with Certificate by Pres. Tony & Tony Corbett

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 South Australia and Northern Territory, and emphasised their involvement with the community.  This involvement led to ALH making a significant contribution to our 2017 Carols by the Lake event .

In recognition of their support President Tony presented Andrew with a Certificate of Appreciation, and said that with continuing support from major sponsors such as ALH Group our club will be able to make further improvements to the event.

Members volunteer for Volunteers Week

Volunteers-bbq.webOur 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.

Major Sponsor addresses Club


Dr George being presented with certificate by Pres. Tony, Neil Butler and daughter Robin

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 was the demand for some of the products they closed the restaurant and opened a butcher shop.  This led to the formation of the present company which now distributes its products to all major supermarket chains.

In recognition of his support to our club George was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by President Tony.


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Meeting Venue: Checkside Tavern,
AAMI Stadium
Turner Drive
West Lakes, SA
Meeting Time: Tuesday
6:00 pm for 6:30 pm
Postal Address: PO Box 7287
West Lakes, 5021
Membership: Currently Open
All visitors very welcome
Contact  President Neil