Date: Saturday Jun 22, 2019, 5:30 pm
In conjunction with the Footscray Art Prize https://www.footscrayartprize.com, our club will hold a fundraising dinner/auction to support our local youth projects.
The evening will begin with pre-dinner drinks at the Footscay Community Art Centre and viewing of the Art Prize Exhibition. Dinner will be at VenU, located on the Nicholson St campus of Victoria University. Guest speaker at the dinner will be Mary Long, Post Industrial Design, “Business and Art - Unlikely Bedfellows”.
There will be both open and silent auctions of a diverse range of items.
Disaster Aid Australia
President Suzanne Zammit and club member Jama Farah attended the Disaster Aid Australia Conference on May 4th. Disaster Aid Australia is a project of the Rotary Club of Endeavor Hills in District 9820.
Suzanne commented it was “truly inspiring to hear of the difference this small dedicated team of people make in the world.” Jama is pictured with John O'Reilly,Director/Secretary of the Disaster Aid Australia Board of Directors and Dr Madenjit Sing, founder of AHHA Education which had educated over 2000 students in Cambodia, Laos, East Timor, Thailand and India.
Donations in Kind
Donations in Kind last Thursday.
Shueb (9th from L), one of our two RYLA candidates was there volunteering as was our fellow Rotarian Jama
Jama (6th from L) They are among many tireless workers at Donations in Kind (D.I.K.) As a result of Jama's efforts 2 containers of medical/hospital supplies have gone to Somaliland and one to Ethiopia.
"It is really inspiring to meet the people who turn up every week to make sure that others lives are made easier and that they receive many things that we take for granted." President Suzanne Zammit.
Save the Date
As part of the Footscray Art Prize the club will hold a Dinner and Auction on June 22nd to raise funds for our community programs.The dinner will be held at VenU on VU's Nicholson Strret Campus.Bookings will commence in April.
Women in Rotary International Women's Day Breakfast 2019.
March 7th 7-9am
Next meeting: Thursday at 12.30 pm
Speakers: Florisse and Luana (pictured) our exchange students from France and Brazil.
All welcome to this lunch meeting
Croatia House, 72 Whitehall Street, Footscray.
Date From : Thu Mar 21, 2019 : 12:30
Date To : Thu Mar 21, 2019 : 13:45
The Rotary Club of Footscray meets on Thursdays:
Beginning March 2019 we will meet twice per month with the following plan:
On the first Thursday of the month - dinner meeting: 6:30 for 7:00pm.
On the third Thursday of the month lunch meeting: 12.30pm for a 12.45pm.
Meetings are at Croatia House, 72 Whitehall Street, Footscray Vic. 3011
Occasionally meeting times are altered but details of weekly meetings are updated on website and also Facebook.
All are most welcome to join us.
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