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Last week’s Guest Speaker

Last week’s Guest Speaker

Last week’s guest speaker was our club sponsored exchange student for 2019, Lucy Rivers. Lucy went to France in January 2019 and returned in January this year. Lucy said she went to the town of Montreuil-sur-Mer in Northern France not far from Calais. The town has a...

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A great Social Evening

A great Social Evening

Our Club went on a visit last Thursday evening, to the Adams Distillery, the Home of award-winning Tasmanian whisky and gin. We had a great BBQ selection of meats and very nice salads to start the night off, then Adam Saunders, one of the co-owners of this outstanding...

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Last week’s Guest Speaker

Owing to a last-minute withdrawal of the scheduled guest speaker, President Harry stepped into the breach and presented a very interesting talk on waste management,  in Tasmania, drawing on his experience as a former engineer with the Launceston City Council and other...

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Blaze Aid Donations

Blaze Aid Donations

Graeme LeFevre announced that one of his news agency customers wanted to help the club with our Blaze Aid donation and gave him a cheque for $1,000, which Graeme presented to President Harry. Our club also donated $10,000 to Blaze Aid for the Bushfire appeal The...

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Rotary and Polio Fact Sheet

Rotary and Polio Fact Sheet

Polio Poliomyelitis (polio) is a paralyzing and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in some parts of the world. The poliovirus invades the nervous system and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. It can strike at any age but mainly...

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Stephanie  Groves

Stephanie Groves

Last week’s guest Speaker, Stephanie  Groves is a second-year university student, pursuing Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Prosthetics degrees at Latrobe University, Melbourne. Stephanie has just returned from a month-long practical assignment in Cambodia, a...

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Mary Farr – Author

Mary Farr – Author

Last week’s guest speaker was Mary Farr, an author and wife of Rotarian Andrew Whitehead, who happened to be the chairman of the night and therefore well placed to introduce her! Mary said she realized that she had a gift for writing when she was quite young and has...

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Australian Rotarians respond to brushfires

Australian Rotarians respond to brushfires

    By Ross Wade, Past President, and Issa Shalhoub, member of the Rotary Club of Milton-Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia From August through October of last year, residents of the coastal community of Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia, watched somewhat...

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