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We meet In Person & Online
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
934 Doncaster Road
Doncaster East, VIC 3109
Australia
Phone:
0439 444 858
Wednesdays at 6.30 PM for 7:00 pm start
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We are turning 50 this year! - Come Celebrate with us and get involved.

Something special is happening in 2021, when we mark the 50th Birthday of the Rotary Club of Doncaster, not only our club, but clubs in Melbourne, Adelaide, and New Zealand. Together we have spent 100 years making a difference to the lives and destinies of generations. Nation- building projects, international transformations and overcoming local disadvantage is our legacy.

But it is a time for more than just a grand celebration. Our job is not yet done. Our club’s main project is the Doncaster Hill Markets run on the first Sunday of every month an important community initiative that will help propel us into the next century of community service.
As the coming year unfolds, we will be providing opportunities for all our club members to get involved and celebrate our 50th   But also the Centenary of Rotary in Australia.
Doncaster Rotary Club was chartered in 1972 and since then we have been actively helping the Manningham Communities.
Over the last 50 years Doncaster Rotary Club has donated 10s of thousands of dollars to local, national and international charities and programs.
Our theme for this year is “Serve to Change Live’s” and as we all know the last 18 months has been challenging to say the least.  It’s now time to be part of team and make a positive change in our community and make a difference to peoples lives.
We meet on Wednesday evenings the first Wednesday at the Doncaster Sub Branch of the RSL Cr of Leeds Street and Doncaster Road and 2nd 3rd 4th Wednesday at the Beau Monde international Hotel 934-938 Doncaster Road East Doncaster. 
This year President Brendon will be focusing on our local community and new community projects:-
Key objectives;
  • Build on the close relationships with the Manningham Rotary cluster clubs – develop more joint projects eg: markets, future car expo.
  • Become a champion of support within the local community
  • Develop an understanding of the rich cultures within Manningham and how that can enrich the community and the clubs within.
  • Look at how we can engage with our local Aboriginal elders and retrace our rich history by identifying and marking the “Song Lines of Manningham”.
If you have a local event or cause and you are looking for help, whether it be volunteers or a community contact Brendon on 0439 444 858  or Email bwoodsconsult@gmail.com .

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Rotary International President-elect Shekhar Mehta encouraged members to be changemakers and announced that his theme for the 2021-2022 Rotary year is Serve to Change Lives.  President-elect Shekhar Mehta encourages Rotarians to grow more so we can do more.  His goal is to have 1.3 million members by July 2022.  Remember we have the power and the magic to serve and change lives.
 
Mark your diary for our next DONCASTER HILL MARKET the first Sunday of the month.
 
We are a community based, all-weather, dog friendly market.
 
Come and check out the Designer art & craft stalls!
2020 Bruce Parker OAM Vocational Awardee Named
Please join in congratulating Lal Bochung on being the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Parker OAM, Rotary Club of Doncaster Vocational Award.
 
Lal  recently completed his Certificate 111 in Landscape Construction at the Box Hill Institute after overcoming significant hardships.  These included arriving in Australia as a refugee from Myanmar in 2017 with no English skills and very little formal training, as well as no local network. He truly is an inspiration.
 
The BHI staff have done an amazing job facilitating Lal's development and creating opportunities for him, including his successful nomination for this Vocational Award.
 
We are very proud to be associated with the Box Hill Institute  and wish Lal every success as he makes his mark in his adopted country.
 
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2020 Queen's Birthday Honours
We pay tribute to those who received honours in recognition of their outstanding contributions.
 
We are particularly proud of Club Rotarian's Bruce Parker and Dr Frank Evans who were awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the General Division.
 
Bruce for services to the community and the automotive industry, and Dr Frank for service to the international community of Timor Leste. Bruce was also a key contributor in Timor Leste.
 
Congratulations one and all for your service.
 
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Rotary continues on community radio ...
Community radio is deemed an "essential service" by our Government leaders during the COVID-19 lock down.
 
Some of our Club members continue to serve on 94.1 FM 3WBC and 96.5 Inner FM to provide some sense of normality to their listening audience.
 
Of course all the Government COVID-19 hygiene and distancing guidelines are being followed, and our members will continue their service in this area as long as it is safe to do so.
 
Pictured here is PDG Russell interviewing RAWCS Projects and Volunteers Manager, Mick Willis, and having fun, via video conference. 
 
Why not listen in and hear great stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, making a real difference, all interleaved with some great music. 
 
 
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Dr Frank Evans OAM recently gave an overview of our Club's history since chartering in 1972.
 
We are fortunate to have three charter members still active in our Club; PP Bruce Parker OAM, PDG Bill Tierney, and PP Graeme Trainor. Bill and Graeme have served continuously for almost 50 years.
 
Click this link to access the video recording of Frank's address.
 
Rotary Celebrating World Bee Day 
Rotary Doncaster celebrated World Bee Day by zooming in for a Waggle Dance .....  a fun way to draw attention to the important topic of saving bees.
 
Click here to learn more about this special day.
 
Interested in helping our environment and the importance of the humble bee?
 
Click this link to discover more about Rotarians for Bees
 
 
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