Archive for 2013

Partnership Broker Graeme Kreig

Filed in 2013, Recent Events by on November 12, 2013
Partnership Broker Graeme Kreig

Meeting Nov 12, 2013 A Partnership Broker works connections between people, whether businesses, community groups, schools. Graeme is funded for two days a week by the Federal Government to promote connections, in particular, for the 0-20 age group to point to pathways towards employment, self improvement, education opportunities in the Playford area. A former Central […]

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Dry Land Farming

Filed in 2013, Featured by on October 8, 2013
Dry Land Farming

Meeting October 8th 2013 Malcolm Wilson, farmer from Two Wells, spoke to the club about his dry land farming methods, conserving the low rainfall moisture in the soil, adding appropriate fertilizers and mulch, with weed control, to produce bumper yields on the land which is used each year.  Malcolm's farm has a low annual rainfall […]

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Our club supported UNISA-Football United

Filed in Featured by on September 23, 2013
Our club supported UNISA-Football United

On September 23rd our Club cooked a barbeue for the Playford UNISA-Football United teams.  The program, sponsored by the University of South Australia, aims to unite communities from different ethnic backgrounds through sport, and in this case junior football.  This was one of several UNISA-football united events that we have supported over the last three […]

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Karaoke for Kenya

Filed in Featured by on September 7, 2013
Karaoke for Kenya

  And did we have fun at 'Karaoke for Kenya' raising funds for fencing materials for Umoja Orphanage Kenya, RAWCS project (Rotary Australia World Community Service) last night. Isabella recreates her stage song from '92 when she sang to Alun's son in Rotary Showtime…"I want to be loved by you" — with Isabella Greig and […]

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Whitelion revisits

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Whitelion revisits

Geoff Wake (Employment and Training Coordinator) and James Irwin (Youth Instructor) told members of developments after our support of funds for Whitelion in Novenber 2012. Whitelion’s mission is focused on connecting young people aged 10 to 24 with the community. It provides them with practical and effective support that enables them to make positive choices.

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Club supports ROMAC child

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Club supports ROMAC child

 ROMAC’s mission is to provide medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of lifesaving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country. Tomas Bere was diagnosed with a Wilms Tumour based on X-ray and CT scans and accepted by ROMAC, (Rotary Oceanic Medical Aid for Children) for life […]

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Big Jim joins Wally!

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Big Jim joins Wally!

  Most Rotarians know that some of the best times we have are when we serve others, and Rotarian Jim Buckoke has just proved it again, representing our Club on the SA Variety Bash from 10th-17th August.  “I almost felt guilty, every moment was so much fun”, he said.

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DGs Official Visit

Filed in 2013, Recent Events by on August 16, 2013
DGs Official Visit

Rotary 9500 District Governor's Official Visit to our Club – Meeting 2352 The annual visit of our District Governor Barbara Wheatcroft was preceded by a visit to Playford Council's Food Cooperative.  Our Club has been involved with this excellent program over a number of years.  

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Prison Chaplaincy – Clyde Colls

Filed in 2013, Recent Events by on August 16, 2013
Prison Chaplaincy – Clyde Colls

Meeting 2353: Speaker Clyde Colls:  Prison Chaplaincy – A Daunting Task? Captain Clyde Colls is a Salvation Army Officer who is a prison Chaplain for South Australia.  Being a prison Chaplain is a daunting task.  "We all need to remember that there is a human behind the prisoner’s nameless, faceless mask and we need to […]

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Protected: Members Page

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Protected: Members Page

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