New Years Eve 2022

Posted by on 1 January 2023 at 6:19 pm

  NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022  by Dave McCann Coolamon Lions “What a fantastic night at the 2022 Coolamon NYE Street Party. We were asked by our mates in the Rotary Club of Coolamon to help them out in the catering department and Lions were more than happy to oblige. With Lions cooking the BBQ and […]

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin for November/December 2022

Posted by on 19 December 2022 at 5:50 pm

  MEETINGS OF NOVEMBER 2022 Monday 14th November Tonight we had several guests namely Ruth Morgan, Lorraine Farrelly and Susan Glassford.  President Paul Weston welcomed our guests and our members an excellent role up of 23 members.  We did some club business including: School presentation donations to eight schools in our Shire.  Dates of presentations […]

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #2223-13

Posted by on 6 November 2022 at 5:02 pm

  1.  MEETING OF OCTOBER 31st Tonight’s meeting was attended by Phil McIntosh and David Byfield of Wollundry Rotary Club on behalf of the Gears and Beers event run by their club.  This was also a 5th Monday social night! Scott Mudd introduced his wife Melissa, who attended as a guest. Please come back any […]

Melbourne Cup Sweep Winners

Posted by on 2 November 2022 at 8:27 am

1. Gold Trip (Jockey: J.McDonald, Trainer: C.Waller) 2. Emissary (Jockey: M.Zahra, Trainer: C.Maher & D.Eustace) 3. High Emocean (Jockey: T.M.Nugent, Trainer: C.Maher & D.Eustace) 4. Deauville Legend (Jockey: K.McEvoy, Trainer: J.Ferguson) 5. Realm Of Flowers (Jockey: D.Thornton, Trainer: A. & S.Freedman) 6. Daqiansweet Junior (Jockey: D.Moor, Trainer: P.J. Stokes) 7. Smokin’ Romans (Jockey: J.Kah, Trainer: […]


Posted by on 1 November 2022 at 5:07 pm

2022 Rotary Zone 8 Conference Above Fayeh McKenzie gave us this lovely painting that Fayeh did for our cause in Ukraine and we gave it to Jill and Larry Lunsford as a thankyou for being such gracious guests. The 2022 Rotary Zone 8 Conference is a partnership between Rotaract and Rotary within Zone 8. Rotaract […]

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #2223-12

Posted by on 16 October 2022 at 10:58 pm

    MEETING OF OCTOBER 10th President Paul welcomed 18 members and our guest speaker Richard Thompson. Paul presented Garth with a stubby holder and program from the 100th Illabo Show as Garth had to miss the 100th as he was busy doing work for Rotary. Albert reported on the recent Driver Awareness day for […]

Garden Viewing October 16th 2022

Posted by on 16 October 2022 at 3:33 pm

Above some of the many volunteers that made the day a success. Just a quick pictorial on the Open Garden Days in Coolamon today being the first of two days the next being next Saturday 22nd October.  A full report will appear in next week’s bulletin.  Albert Suidgeest and his committee have done a great […]

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #2223-11

Posted by on 26 September 2022 at 1:02 am

    MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 19th President Paul welcomed 16 members and one guest (Matthew Higgonson) to our weekly meeting. “Bear” Pattison reported that the Marrar Campdraft Association was very appreciative of the assistance provided by members of CRC in manning the gate on September 17th and will be making a generous donation to the […]

Tracy’ Graduation

Posted by on 25 September 2022 at 2:39 pm

Well, it was a wonderful day in Nairobi yesterday I will post more later.  Tracy is on my mind this morning in Nairobi. Yesterday was one of those days that makes one very proud to be a Rotarian. Susan and I travelled to Nairobi from Ganmain to witness the graduation of our Tracy. What an […]

Coolamon Rotary Bulletin #2223-10

Posted by on 18 September 2022 at 7:11 am

  VALE YOUR MAJESTY! Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom thanking ‘Estimate’ for winning the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup The painting, by Irish artist Tony O’Connor, is unfinished and has attracted a lot of attention on Facebook.  Most comments suggest he  leave the painting in its current unfinished state. WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5th Visit of […]