Category: News

November 24 2015

Tigerland comes to Bendigo

In October, the Rotary Club of Bendigo South in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Bendigo, hosted Richmond Football Club President, Peggy O’Neil at the Bendigo Club. With a focus on women in sport and community involvement, funds raised went towards the soon to be constructed Annie North Bendigo Family Violence Refuge.
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November 24 2015

Rotary World President comes down under

It’s not very often that Bendigo South Rotarians get to be in the company of Rotary royalty. However, that all changed on the evening of November 18th, when Rotarians Merlyn Quaife, Greg Noonan and Matthew Scott journeyed down to Etihad Stadium in Melbourne for an evening with John Germ. Preparing to take over the reigns...
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September 28 2015

Bendigo South sings the tunes of success

What an amazing sight it was to see, when over 900 members of the Bendigo community and beyond filled every seat in the house of Bendigo’s new Ulumbarra theatre. They were all there to see the Rotary Club of Bendigo South’s first foray into musical theatre, presenting Marina Prior and the Victoria Welsh Choir. Accompanying...
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August 1 2015

Rotary Concert – fundraiser for new theatre and music bursary

The Rotary Club of Bendigo South presented the following article to members of Rotary District 9800. We’ve all been sentenced to spend time in Bendigo next year as part of our Rotary community service. After a $30m makeover, the old Bendigo gaol, now the new Ulumbarra theatre, is the main venue for our District Conference...
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August 1 2015

Former Premier visits our club

Club members and guests this Thursday welcomed Former Federal Member for Bendigo and Victorian Premier, John Brumby and his wife Rosemary to our Rotary meeting. For Rosemary, it was an unexpected surprise for her to catch up with one of her old school friends, Betty Plant. President Tony Plant with Hon. John Brumby and his...
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August 1 2015

What we’ve been up to recently

  The Goldfields Cluster Clubs all work together to coordinate Youth related Rotary programs. These include Youth Exchanges and Leadership Camps for example, as well as awards and scholarships in schools. Photographed here are the Youth Services directors from all Goldfields (Bendigo) Cluster Clubs. A fine bunch of Rotarians, don’t you reckon!   Members at Bendigo South...
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July 11 2015

Max Ellis Award for Anne Peace

Much loved Rotary Club member, Anne Peace was this year’s recipient of the MAX ELLIS Award. The award recipient is chosen by the Club President, for a Club member who is the best and fairest for that Rotary year. Anne was in the USA when our Changeover took place, so we made this video for...
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July 11 2015

2014-15 – a year in review

Recently at our Presidential Changeover night, we showed a slideshow of our previous Rotary year in review. We hope you enjoy watching it, as much as we enjoyed the year itself!
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July 11 2015

Historic Shamrock tour

It was a step back in time to the Victorian goldfields last weekend, as members and friends from the Rotary Club of Bendigo South toured the town’s historic Shamrock Hotel. What is now the third incarnation of the building on the same site, the current hotel was constructed in 1897. Led by Bendigo historian, Jim...
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July 10 2015

Be a gift to the world

This year’s Changeover at Bendigo South Rotary Club, much like that of Rotary International, was all about being a gift to the world. So it was fitting that for the entertainment on the night, Club members put their gifts on display for those in attendance. To open proceedings, relatively new member Merlyn Quaife performed the Australian...
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