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MEMBERSHIP and EXTENSION MONTH

Date: Monday Aug 1, 2016, 12:00 am

All Club Members are to visit the Rotary International Website and read the articles regarding Membership and Extension.

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Club Development Seminar – Nowra

Date: Saturday Aug 27, 2016, 12:00 am

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Governor Elect Training Seminar Penrith

Date: Monday Aug 29, 2016, 12:00 am

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Nominations for Four Way Speaking Contest to DGN

Date: Wednesday Aug 31, 2016, 12:00 am

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Zone 8 Institute, Penrith

Date: Thursday Sep 1, 2016, 12:00 am

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NYSF Orientation @ Hellenic Club

Date: Saturday Sep 3, 2016, 12:00 am

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Latest News

Video presentation re SOLA – Slice of Life Australia

A video from our Online meeting of 4/8/16 decribing SOLA - Slice of Life Australia

 

https://youtu.be/Bqt72Zicgjo

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Rotary Global Scholarships

My name is Haida Passos and I am the District’s Chair of the Global Grants Scholarship Subcommittee.

The District is seeking to support an individual who wishes to commence in 2017 graduate-level study overseas in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus:

  • Basic education and literacy
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Economic and community development
  • Maternal and child health
  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
  • Water and sanitation.

I write to ask for your help in publicising, identifying and encouraging suitable individuals to apply.

The District’s generous scholarship is in the amount of US$30,000 and is open to non-Rotarians, preferably who reside, work or study in our district.

Please direct potential applicants to our district website – www.rotaryd9710.org.au – where they can find further information and application forms at HOME / THE ROTARY FOUNDATION / ROTARY SCHOLARS / FOUNDATION SCHOLARS OVERVIEW

As the successful scholar will be expected to have a knowledge of Rotary and to have participated in Rotary activities, please welcome potential applicants who approach your club for support in this aim.  Clubs may support more than one applicant.

Applications close on 30 September 2016.

Please do not hesitate to communicate with me if you have any questions.  Email me at  scholarshipsd9710@gmail.com and include a contact telephone number in your message and I will respond as soon as I can.

Kind regards

Haida Passos

Online Meeting 4/08/16

Online ZOOM meeting at 8.00pm Thursday 4th August.

see attached Agenda

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The Rotary Foundation turns 100

Rotary is marking the Foundation’s centennial with a year of festivities, which kicked off at the 2016 Rotary Convention in Seoul and will culminate at the 2017 convention in Atlanta.
Ask anyone who has been touched by The Rotary Foundation what it is and every answer will be different. Ask anyone who has been touched by The Rotary Foundation just how important it is, and every answer will be identical.

Celebrating The Rotary Foundation’s centennial gives us the opportunity to educate and inspire the community about Rotary, encourage community giving, and engage members, alumni, major donors, and friends of Rotary.

http://video.rotary.org/mhDR/a-century-of-doing-good-in-the-world/

Rotary at a Glance

Membership Snapshot 

Who: Rotary brings together the kind of people who step forward to take on important issues for local communities worldwide. Rotary members hail from a range of professional backgrounds; doctors, artists, small business owners and executives all call themselves Rotarians. Rotary connects these unique perspectives, and helps leverage its members’ expertise to improve lives everywhere. 

Where: From Haiti and Greenland to Nigeria and Singapore, Rotary unites a truly diverse set of leaders from across the world. Currently, the largest number of clubs comes from the United States, India, Japan and Brazil. The fastest growing Rotary regions include Southeast Asia and Africa. 

What: Rotarians contribute their time, energy and passion to sustainable, long-term projects in local communities across the globe. Projects focus on important issues like peace and conflict resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy and economic and community development.  

pr_rotary_at_a_glance_en.pdf

Rotary and ShelterBox

EVANSTON, Ill. (July 26, 2016) — Rotary and disaster relief charity ShelterBox renewed a three-year agreement to provide immediate, lifesaving assistance to survivors of natural disasters and conflict.

Rotary clubs worldwide have mobilized to provide immediate relief to thousands of displaced people quickly and efficiently with ShelterBox for 16 years. To date, Rotary members have donated US$48 million to provide shelter for families in need – 40 percent of ShelterBox's total of US$119.6 million raised.

"The partnership between Rotary and ShelterBox has provided a place of refuge to people facing some of the most difficult and uncertain moments in their lives," said John Hewko, general secretary of Rotary. "We are happy to renew this project partnership and honor our ongoing commitment to taking action to help communities devastated by disasters and conflict."

Each ShelterBox container typically provides a tent designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, along with regionally-appropriate supplies such as a water purification kit, blankets, tools, solar lights, and other necessities to help a family survive for six months or more after a disaster.

As part of the communities they serve, Rotary clubs help ShelterBox identify and prioritize immediate relief needs in disaster-affected areas and assist with the deployment of shelter kits, education materials and lifesaving supplies. Rotary members also fund aid boxes, become trained relief volunteers, assist with shipping customs clearance and connect with governments and other organizations in impacted areas to facilitate the delivery of boxes and aid. CEO of ShelterBox, Chris Warham said, "Rotary and ShelterBox will always stand side by side to help those less fortunate. This project partnership renewal simply indicates the strength of our long friendship, and recognizes the immense practical and funding support provided by Rotary members worldwide to enable us to reach out to families in distress."

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About Us

 

The Rotary E-Club of Brindabella has members throughout the States of Australia and overseas. 

Our objective is to support the ideals of Rotary; support member’s local communities through service; support the People of the Western Desert, Dream Cricket with fundraising and community support. And enjoy our times together.