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New Dawn – International Committee

An international project started by Julia a Ukrainian from Odesa following the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Her request for volunteers and a place to co-ordinate support for people impacted by the conflict was answered by locals. Initially based in School 35, in August 2022 they relocated to derelict premises which were made fit […]

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Rotary says NO to domestic violence

Walk with RESPECT in this peaceful parade on Saturday 25 November 2023 From 9am – meet in Victoria Squre From 10am – walk starts 1.2km along King William Streen 10.30am – arrive at Pioneer Womens’ Memorial Garden 10.30am-11am – Inspirational presentations 11am-noon – Mix | Mingle | Coffee | Food | Connect One key […]

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Hands in Bhutan

2023 UPDATE:This Project was finalised in May of this year with the presentation of funds to allow for a visiting doctor from Bhutan to visit and stay in Adelaide whilst being trained. He has completed this and has returned home to Bhutan to help work with his local community there. It has been unfortunate that […]

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Dental Project, Southern Uganda

2023 UPDATE:Completed June 2023. Please see link below, it contains a video made by the Ugandans to show their thanks for the assistance provided for the Rotary Global Grants. It has been unfortunate that due to Covid-19 restrictions, we have not been able to have a full involvement with our Project work. Specific fundraising activities […]

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Neagles Rock Reserve

2023 UPDATE: This project is completed but continues to be monitored. The shelter at the Neagles Rock reserve shelter needed some renovation. Committee members carried out repairs to the structure and painted it. Whilst brief in description, the project required significant effort and resulted in a significant improvement to the area.

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RYDA – Rotary Youth Driver Awareness

The Rotary Club of Clare again held the RYDA program, provided by Road Safety Education, over 2 days on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th May held at The Valleys Lifestyle Centre.  There were a few initial challenges as new Facilitators needed to be sourced and the Speed and Stopping Road area, that had been used […]

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National Science Youth Forum

We had 5 successful students (Hannah Reyes, Molly Edmondson, Molly McMurray, Jessie Morris and Hayden Schultz) who all attended the NYSF for 3 weeks in January 2021 that included attending local Universities in Adelaide, digital forums and small group workshops.  They attended our Rotary meeting on 7th December 2020 prior to the Forum with a […]

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Tour of Jaeschke’s Hill River Estate

Recently we had a tour and lovely meal at Lyn and Rob Jaeschke’s Hill River Estate Winery and Tractor display through the ages. The workmanship and love with the restoration of original buildings and machinery was unbelievable.  We also used this evening to wear our hats and raise money for Rotary Foundation Lift the Lid.

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International Committee

Helping Hands in Bhutan Purpose of Project: Support the travel and accommodation of a medical practitioner in Bhutan to travel to India in 2020 to be trained by Plastic Surgeon to be able help patients in Bhutan. Funds required $2,000 – $3,000Support the same medical practitioner in Bhutan to travel to Australia to be trained […]

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Rotary Fellowship

Fellowship being a primary focus, we organised several interesting social meetings at various locations and undertook to provide strong fellowship events for each month when there was a 5th Monday. These included – Records and Management speaker at the Clare Hotel. Our visit to our member Graham’s business, Goode Restoration and sharing a meal in […]

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