Posted on Jul 18, 2018
 
Left to right - Janne Speirs (District Govenor) with past club presidents Don Cumming, Jacquey Turner and Jim Harper
 
 
Left to right - Janne Speirs (District Governor), Ross Dawson (current President) and Peter Dell (Past President)
 
A re-enactment of the Rotary Club of Warragul charter presentation was a highlight of the club’s recent 80th birthday celebration dinner. The dinner was an opportunity for a reunion of past and present members, past club presidents and friends of Rotary.
Warragul Rotary Turns 80 Richard Habgood 2018-07-17 14:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 16, 2018
 
District Governor Janne Speirs inducts Ross Dawson as Warragul Rotary President. Left to right Vaughan Fox, Janne Speirs and Ross Dawson

 

 

The Warragul Rotary Board for 2018/19. Left to right – Rosemary Allica, Diane Carson, Andrea Klindworth, Richard Habgood, Ross Dawson, Lyn Bennett-Colls, Ian Holdsworth, Vaughan Fox, Chris Morris and Andrew Lewis.

 

The changeover dinner for the Rotary Club of Warragul saw Ross Dawson installed as the President for 2018/19.

 

In outlining his plans for the upcoming year Ross committed the club to continue its contribution to both the local community and wider Rotary activities. “Fund raising, making donations and initiating new community projects are all strengths of the club” said Ross.

Ross Dawson to lead Warragul Rotary Richard Habgood 2018-07-15 14:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 16, 2018
 
Vaughan Fox thanks his partner and congratulates members for a perfect attendance record for the year. Left to right Roger Colls, Lyn Bennett-Colls, Vaughan Fox, Janet MacDonald and Andrew Lewis.
 

In opening his report to the club, retiring club President Vaughan Fox reflected proudly and somewhat emotionally on his year as the President of the Rotary Club of Warragul.

 

Vaughan said the role as President had taken him right out of his comfort zone. “For me this has been a personal journey of self discovery and I rate it as one of the big achievements of my life” said Vaughan. “I would strongly encourage all club members to take on the role of the club President, no matter what your doubts may be.”

A personal journey says retiring club President Vaughan Fox Richard Habgood 2018-07-15 14:00:00Z 0
 

Warragul Rotary Club member Anthea Dacy spoke to club members about the important and impressive work of Rotary’s Donations-In-Kind (DIK) program.

 

DIK is a recycling operation run by Rotary that specialises in collecting reusable goods that are then donated to worthwhile Rotary projects primarily in overseas countries.

Donations-In-Kind – a Very Impressive Rotary Project Richard Habgood 2018-07-03 14:00:00Z 0
Award recipients
 
Mark Schramm from Small Business Commission with Rotarians Pat O'Brien and Vaughan Fox
 
Ten local small businesses were recently recognised by the Rotary Club of Warragul for demonstrating outstanding qualities in their operation. Representatives from each of the business received an award certificate at a presentation dinner held at The Black Tie restaurant.
ROTARY CLUB OF WARRAGUL “EXCELLENCE IN SMALL BUSINESS” AWARDS Richard Habgood 2018-06-20 14:00:00Z 0
Posted by R Habgood on Feb 02, 2018
The Rotary Club of Warragul is conducting its Annual Business Dinner on Tuesday 27th February 2018 with Mary Aldred the Committee for Gippsland Inc CEO as the guest speaker.
 
 
 
Come to the Warragul Rotary Business Dinner R Habgood 2018-02-01 13:00:00Z 0
Posted by R Habgood on Jan 10, 2018
 
Warragul Rotary recently made a donation of $5,000 to Warragul disability service provider, Mawarra for the purchase of tablet devices for use by clients at the Centre.
Rotary Donation for Technology at Mawarra R Habgood 2018-01-09 13:00:00Z 0
Posted by R habgood on Dec 15, 2017

 
Warragul Rotary recently made a donation of $2,000 to the Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Relief to assist with the purchase of food for needy clients.
 
“The Warragul Rotary club has been a long time supporter of the local food relief program” says club President Vaughan Fox.  “We have donated both money and provided help to set up the centre.”
Rotary Donation for Baw Baw Food Relief R habgood 2017-12-14 13:00:00Z 0
Posted by Richard Habgood on Dec 05, 2017
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Posted on Nov 26, 2017
Our Club’s History
 
It was the Rotary Club of Dandenong with the assistance of the Rotary Club of Melbourne who chose to survey Warragul in late 1937 to look at the possibility of a new Rotary club.
 
The first gathering of prospective Warragul Rotarians took place early in 1938 at the Affleck Street home of Hedley Heighway, who was to become the Warragul Club’s first President. The Rotary Club of Warragul was formally admitted to Rotary International on 13th July 1938.
 
A ‘Big Night’ was organised to celebrated the establishment of the club and was held in the Warragul Palais (now the TattsLotto agency and the Priceline chemist) on Saturday 24 September 1938. Over 250 people were present to witness the presentation of the Charter. There was a big contingent of supporters from the Rotary Clubs of Melbourne, Dandenong, Sale and Bairnsdale with Rotarians also coming from Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales and many parts of Victoria. The Charter was presented to President Hedley A. Heighway by District Governor J Burgess Watt.
 
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Rotary Club of Warragul a comprehensive history of the club was prepared and released.
Our Club's History Richard Habgood 2017-11-25 13:00:00Z 0
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