Exchange Students Shannon Evans  and Ayumi Kado

Exchange Students Shannon Evans and Ayumi Kado

At last week’s meeting our guest speakers were our  club’s two exchange students—incoming student from Japan, Ayumi Kado and outgoing student to Japan, Shannon Evans. On the eve of her return home, Ayumi shared some of her experiences of being in Australia—some...
Ella Dixon from the Migrant Resource Centre

Ella Dixon from the Migrant Resource Centre

Last week’s guest speaker was Ella Dixon from the Migrant Resource Centre. Ella has addressed our club previously.  There is an established link between our club and the Centre, due to the working bee that our club undertook at the Centre’s Mowbray promises in...
Diana Butler’s recent trip to Tanzania

Diana Butler’s recent trip to Tanzania

At last week’s meeting, our own Rotarian Diana Butler gave an update on her recent visit to Tanzania and the continuing work of the ‘Care for Africa Foundation’ in the Tarime area of the north of that country. Her talk was a mixture of joy and sadness. She told of the...
Rotarian Behind the Badge – Gaylene Baker

Rotarian Behind the Badge – Gaylene Baker

At our meeting last week, our newest member, Gaylene Baker shared her ‘Rotarian Behind the Badge’ story. Gaylene was born at Ulverstone and lived there until she married, being a pupil at the local Primary and High Schools. She worked at Ambrose’s store and then the...