Archive for June, 2011

India on verge of eradicating polio

June 28, 2011

India on verge of eradicating polio A man crippled by polio walks through the village of Kosi, eastern India. (Altaf Qadri, Associated Press / June 26, 2011)

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The Rotary Swing

June 28, 2011

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Celebrating 25 Years of Women in Rotary

June 25, 2011

Helen Austin, a singer and songwriter in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island wrote a song to help us celebrate 25 years of women in Rotary. You can see the video and listen to the song here:

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Shots from the heart RI Annual Photo Competition

June 22, 2011

B y the time the 2011 photo contest closed at the end of March, we had received hundreds of entries, all striving to capture, in their way, the spirit of Rotary. We narrowed the field to several dozen and sent them to photographer Art Wolfe, best known for his PBS series Travels to the Edge, […]

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Induction of Jason Sachs to Rotary

June 21, 2011

Rotarian Jason Sachs with President Ian Durham Last night at our weekly meeting we had the pleasure of welcoming Jason Sachs to our Rotary club.  Jason’s vocation is teaching and he has a young family and is head teacher at the Coolamon Central School.  Jason’s classification is Head Teacher and will join Leslie Weston on […]

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Vietnam by Ian Durham

June 21, 2011

Ian Durham on Vietnam Last night our outgoing president Ian Durham gave an excellent presntation on his time serving in Vietnam.  Ian was an engineer who drove big machines clearing pathways in teh jungle amongst other jobs.  One of his mates driving a D8 was hit by a Rocket Propelled Grenade RPG which set the […]

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Thank You From St Jude’s School in Tanzania

June 19, 2011

Thank You says it all!

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Farewell to Max Chapman

June 19, 2011

Max at the Hospital fete FAREWELL TO PAST PRESIDENT MAX CHAPMAN P.H.F. Max has been a loyal and hard working member of Coolamon Rotary for 19 years now.  Max joined our club on the 1st July 1992.  Max and Sue Chapman have now moved to Wagga Wagga and started a new business there.  Rotary has […]

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Golf fellowship to tee off at championship course

June 17, 2011

International Golfing Fellowship of Rotarians

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An Interview With Bill Gates

June 15, 2011

We sat down with Bill Gates for an exclusive interview during the 2011 RI Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. See the video below: Bill Gates Talks About Eradicating Polio from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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