MEETING Monday 16th December 2019
Old England Hotel 6.00 pm to 9.30pm
A very warm welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Heidelberg.
Our club has been proudly serving Heidelberg and surrounding communities since December 1956. Our great club celebrated its 60th birthday in 2016. As Rotarians we will work to address various community and international service needs and to promote peace and understanding throughout the world.
It would give us pleasure if you could take a few minutes to explore our website and get to know more about this Club and about Rotary.
Breaking News –It’s official Ken Norman is a mind reader! OR ……….APOLOGIES – It’s not true but -Apologies are the usual term for one to advise a host of their inability to accept an invitation or to attend a regular function.Unfortunately, we don’t see enough of them lately. RCH has a more relaxed approach to…Read More
Remembrance Day meeting was well attended and the presentation from Peter Stephenson proved educational and thought provoking (see separate report). It was also great to have Anousha, Gowri and Kevin in attendance as they get to know us and Rotary a little better. The Board met the following Tuesday evening, for what proved to be…Read More
FOCUS 19 As they say “turn up and you are half way there” ……Well -those members, family, friends, visiting Rotarians from Preston, Ivanhoe and a host of Rosanna members plus a potential new member or two, who turned up enjoyed a fun filled evening at the Rosanna Bowling Club for our Oaks Eve Dinner Meeting…Read More
BRIAN OVERTON PHF 9 July ’36 – 13 October ’19 Brian joined the Rotary Club of Heidelberg on 1st December 1983 with the classification Insurance Broker. He was an active member of the Club for almost 36 years. Brian served as Chairman of a number of committees, including Community and Youth. Through Brian, the Club…Read More
FOCUS 18 The Old England Hotel wherein we created an Halloween Themed event focussed on one of Rotary’s most significant achievements – Polio Plus. The Club has donated $2,000.00 towards this ongoing global challenge. As we hosted such an event and made the above donation, a 3 to 1 matching donation, courtesy of the Bill…Read More
Work is progressing well on the house accommodation project in West Heidelberg, led by Br Harry Prout of the Exodus Community, and supported by the Rotary Club of Heidelberg. Work on the four properties has been continuing steadily with paid and volunteer workers. Pending Certificates of Compliance from the plumber and electrician, we hope to…Read More
District Governor of District 9790 for the Year 2015-2016 by President Noel Sturgeon I joined this club in 2017 when Tony Bowlen was President and Bernie Bott – with his black bull was DG. Had I gotten off my backside and joined in 2016 – Wayne Dunstan would have been President and Tony Bramley DG.…Read More
Max Chester OAM PHF 28.02.1933 – 22.06.2018 Max was inducted into The Rotary Club of Heidelberg 1st December 1968 and he served the Club in many capacities for nearly 50 years. He was Club President and Secretary and played a most vital role in introducing distinguished guest speakers from a wide range of disciplines.…Read More
THOMAS STANLEY BROWN 7.12.1929 – 14.05.2018 Tom joined the Rotary Club of Heidelberg on 25 July 2011. Before that he was a member of The Rotary Club of Tracy, California for 38 years. He was awarded a Sapphire Paul Harris Fellowship for his work in that Club. Tom served in the United States Navy…Read More
Olivia Newton-John joins us at our Sausage Sizzle and Fundraiser.
Our club has been involved with and supporting the Austin Hospital for many years and in particular with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre