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2019-2020 Rotary Theme Announced

      Rotary International President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney explained his vision for building a stronger Rotary, calling on leaders to expand connections to their communities and to embrace innovative membership models. RI President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney...

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Tasmanian Leaders Programme – Archana Brammall

Archana began by saying she asked her children to suggest a theme for her talk to the club. They suggested it could be ‘Do what you want to do in life and never give up. After hearing Archana’s talk, it seemed an apt title. Archana said she was born in Ethiopia to an...

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Drought Relief

Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) is one of three charity organisations to receive a share of $30 million from the Federal Government to provide assistance to people in rural areas who are facing hardship during the drought. The other two groups that...

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Rotaract Club of Nakivale, Uganda

It’s Monday morning in one of Uganda’s largest refugee settlements, Nakivale, and the line at Paul Mushaho’s shop is out the door. Mushaho has lived in Nakivale since 2016, when he fled violence in his native Democratic Republic of Congo. After receiving death...

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St Jude’s Schools Tanzania News

Wow, what a year! As we turn off the lights and close the school gates on 2018 it’s hard to believe another 12 months have passed. We’ve seen 150 excited new students enrolled, 70 proud young adults complete their secondary education by graduating Form 6, 96 Beyond St...

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Fiji Project

Guest Speakers for the 13th December were Graeme Le Fevre and Merilyn Briggs, who gave a presentation on the Club's recent project in Fiji. Harry Galea offered a few of his thoughts as well. Club members who made the trip were Graeme Le Fevre (Project Manager),...

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Our Guest Speaker was Errol Stewart

Our Guest Speaker last week was Errol Stewart, who was accompanied by his wife, Aidie. Errol spoke about his developments in Launceston, starting in 1992 when he purchased Jackson Ford. Having moved to Victoria from Launceston earlier in his career, he and Aidie...

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Our outgoing exchange student Lucy Rivers

Our outgoing exchange student for 2019 is Lucy Rivers, who will be going to France. Lucy visited the club last week and gave the talk and Powerpoint presentation she has prepared to give to clubs in France. Lucy is 15 years old and is in year 10 at St Patrick’s...

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Exchange Student Program

Liz Bulman from the Rotary Club of Youngtown presented Presi-dent Krista with a Certificate of Appreciation for our club’s help with the Exchange Student Program, with particular thanks to those club members who hosted exchange students prior to their leaving on their...

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David Meadows, a retired engineer

Last week’s guest speaker was David Meadows, a retired engineer. He gave an interesting , but bleak account of North Korea. He became interested in North Korea after his father, a British Naval Officer had visited the country. It is called the Democratic Republic of...

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