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 to support our International Projects have not been able to be implemented, although there were many great ideas flagged at the beginning. There were hopes to get this work […]
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Dental Project, Southern Uganda
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 to support our International Projects have not been able to be implemented, although there were many great ideas flagged at the beginning. We have made some significant contacts with […]
Neagles Rock Reserve
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Clare Pageant is a highlight of the year in Clare with large crowds coming to the town. This year Rotary had a float highlighting the work of Rotary PolioPlus. Rotary is also involved in marshalling the crowds and key venues along the Main Street.
Local Service Clubs
Local Service Clubs get together on a regular basis. Here the Presidents of Lions, Rotary, Zonta and Apex hosted a joint meeting of the Clubs.