JCP Empowering Youth – Will Smith

JCP Empowering Youth – Will Smith

Guest Speaker last Thursday was Will Smith Tasmanian Police…one of the most inspiring speakers we have heard in recent times at Rotary. Will works in counterterrorism and high risk arrests. As a community citizen he started JCP Empowering Youth with 5 staff working...
Kevin Preen, CEO of CatholicCare

Kevin Preen, CEO of CatholicCare

Last week’s guest speaker was Kevin Preen, CEO of CatholicCare. Kevin said that CatholicCare operates in three regions in Tasmania. It has one centre in the North, one in the South and two in the North-West. It provides housing for victims of family violence and also...
Assistant Governor Brett Williams

Assistant Governor Brett Williams

 Brett Williams was also present at last week’s club meeting and he spoke briefly about a major project that the District is promoting this year. It is aiming to support Purple House, an indigenous owned and run health service based in Alice Springs. Its CEO is Sarah...
Past District Governor John Dare

Past District Governor John Dare

Last week’s guest speaker was Past District Governor John Dare from the Deloraine Club. John came to inform the club about projects for which he is responsible or involved in at local and district level. First up, he announced that benefactor Dick Smith had just given...
Rotarian behind the Badge – Hayley Bartels

Rotarian behind the Badge – Hayley Bartels

Last week two of our newest Rotarians, Hayley Bartels and Catherine Quarrell  addressed our meeting under the banner of “The Rotarian Behind the Badge”. Hayley spoke first. She was born on Christmas Eve in Launceston. Shortly after, her family moved to Sydney, as her...