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Clare Pageant

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.

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Riesling Trial Signage

The Rotary Club of Clare has long been involved in community signs around the valley and our Rotary Club logo is found all around the area. However, the signs are showing signs of their vintage and we worked with Lions to update the information boards.

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Lions Shop Opening

Working with other community groups like Lions. Here Rotary President Josie and Rotarian Julianne are with Lions President Alan and Lion Greg at the opening of the Lions shop.

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Australia Day Breakfast

We are always at the joint service club breakfast for Australia Day where we look after the supply of sausages while Lions look after eggs and Apex do the bacon. This is a high-profile event for the many community support groups and is much appreciated by Council, who sponsor the event.

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RYDA 2021 Workshop in Clare

Unfortunately, RYDA did not happen in 2020 due to Covid 19. The district pushed hard for us to send information to schools for their use in classrooms, but we decided given everyone’s circumstances including any students studying from home, that schools had enough to contend with RYDA aims to better prepare 16-17 year olds, who […]

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District Governor, Mayor

District Governor’s Visit

November’s meeting was held at the Gilbert Valley Council Chambers as the Rotary District 9500 Governor, John Phol, was to give the Club an update on Rotary’s community involvement and the future of Rotary. Rotary Districts are going to be re-numbered due to the loss of members. Rotary is also to remove the membership classification to allow […]

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

RYLA is an annual 7 day residential for 18 – 26 year olds sponsored by the Rotary Clubs within Rotary International District 9500 (SA/NT). RYLA is a life changing experience, it has the capacity to instill, motivate and develop future leaders in one of the most intensive leadership experiences available in South Australia. <==taken from […]

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