Melbourne Cup Social Event

Published

20

Nov

2018

Social Committee

Anne and Peter provided the fabulous beach side venue; Cathy ran the sweeps and the BBQ was delicious making for a fun social occasion.

More News...
  • California Rotary sends masks for fire fighters
    California Rotary sends masks for fire fighters

    Donations in Kind (DIK) received, unloaded and temporarily stored an amazing gift from a Rotary Club in California of 24 pallets of medically certified respirators/masks for fire fighters.  Qantas flew them from Los Angeles to Melbourne free of charge and they will be distributed as needed.  We have no idea of the number of masks or their value, but it is huge. Donations in Kind

  • Truckloads of medical supplies for injured wildlife
    Truckloads of medical supplies for injured wildlife

    Donation is Kind (DIK) agreed to provide, at short notice, “medical” equipment for treating wildlife injured in the horrendous bushfires in Victoria.   The State Government had announced that many veterinarians were available from the Department of Agriculture to do this work.   DIK was overstocked with suitable equipment, donated from hospitals as past its “best before” date but brand new and intended for shipment to third world countries.   It was re-packaged on the day, mostly by members of the new Rotary Club of Melbourne passport Club in packs specified by a Rotarian veterinarian with good connections to the Department of Agriculture.  The result was two truckloads of such equipment, shipped from DIK on Thursday to the Department of Agriculture, to be distributed to its veterinarians around Victoria. Donations in Kind

  • Overseas Kids Foundation in Vietnam
    Overseas Kids Foundation in Vietnam

    Community Assistance in Vietnam

    The Rotary Club of North Balwyn set up a charitable trust, Overseas Kids Foundation, which is now a registered non government organisation in Vietnam. Our Club established a new partnership with the leadership team in Bang Gia. Watch the video to hear more about this wonderfully successful project. Overseas Kids Foundation