Category: News

July 23 2019

Another busy 2018- 2019 @ Bendigo South Rotary Club

As one Rotary year opens, another closes… Have a look over the past year at Bendigo South Rotary under the guidance of President Rod Spitty, as we celebrate another busy year of community work and ‘Service Above Self.’ Thanks to Club Member, Clive Hughes, for compiling the video snapshot you are about to view.
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June 29 2019

Rotary Changeover Dinner – 2019/20

Thursday night (June 27th 2019) saw the Rotary Club of Bendigo South welcome in the new Rotary year under President Glenn Madden. Past President Rod Spitty was thanked for another great year of Rotary service under his tenure. New members were inducted, retiring members given Honorary Membership, several service awards conferred upon deserving recipients, as...
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May 21 2019

ROTARY CLUB OF BENDIGO SOUTH SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH

The club recently conducted a major raffle within the Bendigo community to raise funds to support mental health in Central Victoria. Moronis Bikes helped sponsor the prizes, which in itself was aimed at supporting mental health. During the project, members sold raffle tickets at various outlets in Bendigo and gained an insight into what is...
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May 16 2019

Annie North- Not a forgotten Project

In 2016, the Rotary Club of Bendigo South made a donation of $18,000 as part of the community fund raising campaign to help support the building of The Annie North Women’s Refuge that had been approved and then funded by the Victorian State Government. During 2018, the building was completed and is now fulfilling an...
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March 20 2019

Happy Birthday & Cambodian News

The last few weeks at the Rotary Club of Bendigo South have been quite busy and exciting. Long term Rotarian Ken Briggs celebrated his 90th birthday with Club members, friends and family. Congratulations on your long standing achievements in Rotary, Ken… We enjoy your company and involvement within the Club, as well as your wise...
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July 2 2018

Vale Bill Ashman

Vale Bill Ashman: It is with sincere regret to announce that on Friday evening Bill Ashman passed away. Bill was the last active charter member for the Rotary Club of Bendigo South. His standing and commitment to the club over 59 years has been outstanding. On behalf of the club sincere condolences to Verna, Sandra,...
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March 24 2018

Cambodian Teacher Training

By Matthew Scott (Rotarian)  WHILE most teachers were on school holidays over the Christmas and new year break, I embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime to teach in rural Cambodia for two weeks. Taking part in a Vocational Training Team (VTT) through Rotary International, I headed off from Melbourne with three other teachers representing...
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March 24 2018

Vice – Regal Visit

Recently, five Bendigo South Rotarians had the opportunity to travel to Government House in Melbourne to have a reception with the Governor of Victoria, Linda Dessau. Held to welcome the return of Rotary International President, Ian Risely and his wife Juliet home to Melbourne, the day was also an excellent opportunity to recognise the continuous...
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March 24 2018

Dream Cricket

Recently, enthusiastic cricketing Rotarians Tony Plant and Glen Maddern presented students at Bendigo Special Developmental School with a Dream Cricket kit. Containing all that is needed to play a game of cricket, the kit was presented by Rotarians to the students and their principal, Kirshy McAinch at a presentation held at the school. The Dream...
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February 11 2018

Annie North Support

In recent years our Club has undertaken some fundraising for Annie North in Bendigo. Recently unveiled by President Bernie and Annie North manager, Julie, was their new outdoor al fresco dining area. Hopefully this will prove to be a relaxing and restful area for those who use it. Our Club hopes to maintain connection with...
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