Yearly Archive: 2014

September 30 2014

Bendigo South launches Health Sci Scholarship

Last Tuesday evening, the Rotary Club of Bendigo South joined with Bendigo Next Gen RC and Bendigo Strathdale RC to officially launch its new Health Sciences scholarship program for students studying at La Trobe University (Bendigo). The scholarship will help recipients to meet the costs associated with studying a health science course at the regional...
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September 1 2014

Bill Ashman Testimonial Dinner

The world was a very different place back in 1959 to what it is today. However, in December of that year, a young Bendigo man was set to join a new Rotary Club. The Rotary Club of Bendigo South and Bill Ashman’s career as a Rotarian had begun. So it was fitting that over 54...
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July 29 2014

Meningoencephalocele (MEC) operations in Cambodia

Recently, our very own Rotarian, Anne Peace together with Bendigo-Strathdale Rotarian, Greg Penno, spoke on ABC Local Radio during Jonathan Ridnell’s Breakfast program. The topic of their interview was ‘meningoencephalocele.’ “What is that?” I hear you saying. Well, you’ll just have to listen to the interview podcast to find out.¬†Here are a few clues though:...
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July 20 2014

Hungary for a taste of Oz

Last Wednesday, when our then club exchange student, Anna Kollar, was preparing to leave Australia on her return journey home to Hungary, little did club members or indeed Anna know that she was about to become the superstar of that day’s edition of the¬†Bendigo Advertiser. Read the full article online. Matthew Scott Director of Club...
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July 14 2014

Politicians and farewells – a week at Bendigo South

This week at the Rotary Club of Bendigo South, we had one of our largest meetings ever to be held in the Sterling Room at the Foundry Hotel. With 45 people were in attendance, extra tables had to be brought in to accommodate our guests. The reason for our large attendance was due to the...
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