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Annual Golf Day

Date: Friday Apr 12, 2019, 7:30 am

Rotary Club of Footscray 2019 Charity Golf Day.
Help our Rotary Club support the Young Adults Diabetes Service (YADS) at Western Health and other community projects in the Western Suburbs, by joining us at our Annual Charity Golf Day on Friday, 12th April 2019 (register by Friday 5th April)
Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club, Point Cook
Become a sponsor (Gold $1000, Silver $500, and Bronze $250) or reward your clients or staff by getting a team together.
Trophies: Team and Individual Prizes. Nearest the Pins, Longest Drive !
Registration and Breakfast at 7.30am with 8:30am Shot gun start for a morning of entertaining Golf (Ambrose format) followed by lunch and presentation of Prizes/ Awards at 1.00pm. For full details of sponsorship and registration click here:…/2019%20Golf%20Day.pdf…

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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.

Rotary Women's Breakfast

Women in Rotary International Women's Day Breakfast 2019.

March 7th 7-9am


Community Trust

The Rotary Club of Footscray - Community Service &House of Friendship Fund Inc.


History of the Fund

The Fund was formed out by amalgamating two separate funds operated by the Rotary Club of Footscray. The “House ofFriendship”(HOF) provided the elderly a meeting place & recreational facility in addition to daily hot meals at nominal cost. For those who were house bound meals were provided at home.

The concept was so successful that it became a prototype for many similar schemes in Australia and in 1975 became one of the Footscray Council's community welfare programs.

The Rotary Club of Footscray Community Service Trust

was formed in 1977 to provide financial assistance to designated not-for-profit charities which have Deductible Gift Receipts (DGR) status from the Australian Taxation Office.

In 1994 the assets were combined to form the “Rotary Club of Footscray

Community Service & House of Friendship Fund Inc”.


How the Fund Supports Local Communities?

Rotarians are committed to serving the community. This Fund provides vital grants to not-for-profit grassroots charitable organisations with DGR status. Grants are made to a diverse range of local projects which improve the lives of disadvantaged people throughout the locality. We are proud to have made a difference to many important services within the community.


How can you help?

If you would like to assist those that are disadvantaged, people who have a disability, the elderly and those in need in our community, please consider making a donation. This may be done by sending a cheque payable to:

The Rotary Club Footscray
Community Service & House of Friendship Fund Inc
PO Box 469, Ascot Vale, Vic 3032

All donations over $2.00 are Tax Deductible & a receipt will be issued.

How can organisations apply for a grant?

Organisations wishing to apply for a grant from the Trust should express interest by contacting Elizabeth Drozd( or Darcy Brennan (

Application forms are sent to interested organisation around April-May each year. 

Footscray Art Prize

Our club is proud to be a partner in the 2019 Footscray Art Prize.


BBQ Trailer

At our lunch meeting on 12thJuly Ron Hunt demonstrated the improvements in the club’s BBQ trailer.

A video of the demonstration is available on YouTube:

Instructions are also available in PDF form:

Anna Gadd

The club farewelled Anna Gadd, our exchange student from Finland, last Friday. Club members Maria Silber Emmanuel Tumino and Elia Andriotis were there at the airport today to say goodbye along with Danish Exchange Student Andrea. It has been a pleasure hosting Anna - au revoir.


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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