Celebration – Paul Coghlan QC

Paul Coghlan

Tuesday 17th May –6:15 pm for 6:30 start
Green Acres Golf Club
51 Elm Grove, Kew East, VIC

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Club Meeting on May 17th—Sunday Market a night to celebrate reaching $20 million of funds raised from the Market. Our Speaker for the night is Justice Paul Coghlan AO QC , whose topic is The Desperates of the Camberwell Market—40 years plus of Sunday mornings. Our first Market started on Sunday 29August 1976. The Rotarians had to do everything in the early days. They would commence at 5am to roll out and erect the fencing; place rubbish bins; erect signs and all before 6am. At 2pm they had to load it all up on the four-wheel trailer and return the signs and fencing to the council storage. They then adjourned to the community centre to count the money and bank it the following Monday. The day usually finished at 3.30pm. In 2017, the Rotary Club of Balwyn was presented with a Rotary International Significant Achievement Award.

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