Archive for August, 2010

Presentation to Marrar Public School

August 28, 2010

Grahame Miles with the Marrar School Captain Adam Wallace Past President Grahame Miles was the main force behind our Rotary Community Day this year.  Grahame also drove the monster raffle and as a result we as a club were able to provide a total of $6,767  to most of our local schools in the Coolamon … Read more…

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WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO LEARN ABOUT ROTARY!

August 28, 2010

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Megan MacDonald Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar

August 27, 2010

Megan MacDonald in Nairobi I first met Megan MacDonald in Los Angeles at the Rotary International Convention in 2008.  Megan was on her way to Kenya to study at the University of Nairobi as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.  Megan has kept a blog on her activities and some of her posts are truly remarkable. Megan’s … Read more…

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Adventurer returns after cross-Africa cycling trip

August 25, 2010

It took her eleven months, but Kate Leeming is finally back at home in Melbourne after becoming what is believed to be the first person to cycle from the most western point of Africa across to the east coast. Her 23,000 kilometre adventure aimed to find the causes and consequences of extreme poverty in Africa. … Read more…

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ShelterBox Explained

August 24, 2010

Shelterbox Shelterbox, a Cornish charity that helps people all over the world.

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Australian Rotary Conference Canberra 2010

August 23, 2010

Cowboy Logic by RI President Ray Klinginsmith Rotary District 9710 organised a wonderful gathering of Rotarians from all around Australia, New Zealand and our neighbours including Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste. The conference was well attended with Rotary International President Ray Klinginsmith as the main attraction.  “Cowboy Ray”,  from Missouri,  spoke well and had … Read more…

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Tanaka is choice for 2012-13 RI president

August 11, 2010

Sakuji Tanaka Sakuji Tanaka, a member of the Rotary Club of Yashio, Saitama, Japan, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2012-13. Tanaka will become the president-nominee on 1 October if there are no challenging candidates. Tanaka said he would like to see Rotary “continue its vital work as … Read more…

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Guest Speaker Terry Jones August 9th

August 10, 2010

Terry Jones in Full Flight Our guest speker this week was Terry Jones from Bathurst: Terry is currently Editor of the Bathurst Newspaper, the Western Advocate.  In the 1970s he was Editor of the Griffith Area News and has a wealth of knowledge of the events before and after Donald Mackay’s disappearance.  On the evening … Read more…

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Shelter Box in Pakistan August 2010

August 9, 2010

ShelterBox tents in use in the region ShelterBox tents are now up and providing immediate shelter to around 1,000 families displaced by the recent flooding in Pakistan. The flooding is the worst in 80 years and has caused wide-spread devastation, particularly in District Mianwali, Bhakkar & Khushab and Punjab Province. The tents were distributed by … Read more…

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