Welcome to The Rotary Club of Elizabeth
Find out about Rotary in your Community – and the World
Rotary does all of these good deeds … and more
- Rotary creates approved Overseas Projects
- Gives clean and continuous Water Supplies
- Protects Islanders from Malaria and reduces death rate
- Conducts Literacy programs
- Teaches communities vocational skills and helps them be self sufficient
- Builds Libraries, Houses, Warehouses, Schools
- Gives Medical Assistance
Vale Charlie Booth – Classification : Footwear Retail
Presidential Year 1977/1978 – Paul Harris Fellow (1991)
Born on 29/1/1927 in Bury, near Manchester England, Charlie’s first job at the age of 14 was as a shoe repairer. Charlie served in the Army for 3 years from 1945-1948, serving 2 of those years in the Peace-keeping Corp in Italy. He met Lilian at Christmas 1947, and was wearing a kilt. Lilian said she wouldn’t see him again if he was wearing that. They married June, 1949. Their son David was born in March, 1951. Charlie continued to work in the footwear trade, from 1953 as a store manager when Lilian joined him as an assistant. Read more…
The Northern Business Breakfast provides information sharing and networking opportunities to the Northern Business Community.
Grand Central – Elizabeth
Wednesday 26th April 2017 – 7am – 8.30am
Guest Speaker : Colin Martin, Director, Martin Real Estate
“Developing the Northern Suburbs: Opportunities and Lessons”
Colin has 39 years experience in Real Estate and has been involved in many Residential and Commercial Developments including many projects associated with Government Departments.
Past President Patrick J Quigley (Doris deceased.)
30th April 1924 – 26th February 2017
Charter Member. Membership number 279088
Classification: Photography, Presidential Year 1993/1994
Paul Harris Fellow (1993) PHF Sapphire Pin (2012)
Born in Hucknall, England, Pat came to Australia in 1952 and had been a resident of Elizabeth since 1957.
Married to Doris, they had three children, Joanne, Sean and Roger.
Pat was a professional photographer, well known around the district, as proprietor of Windsor Studios. On many occasions people would stop him in the street remembering him as being photographer for three generations of their family. His hobbies were Photography and Astronomy. In much of his work he was ably assisted by his wife Doris. Read more…
On February 1st, members of our club went to St Patrick’s Technical College to lead and help run the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) program. Many thanks to the other organisations and individuals involved in the program: Graham Meyer from the RAA, Peter Page Holden, Dave Sewell, St Patrick’s Technical College and others. The overall message of the day is “It’s your life and your choices. You can make a difference by deciding to become a lower risk driver or passenger.” Read more…