Rotary Club of Bendigo South News Blog

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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July 1 2017

Out with the Old, In with the New

On Thursday 29th June, the Rotary Club of Bendigo South celebrated an evening of fun and enjoyment, with newly installed President, Bernie Young taking over from outgoing Club President, Tony Plant. The night was held at Big Hill Winery, with over 60 people in attendance. Rotarians and their families, as well as members of the...
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May 16 2017

A Concert for the Community

The Rotary Club of Bendigo South is again presenting a major musical concert at Bendigo’s renowned Ulumbarra Theatre. Taking to the stage this year will be ‘Carols by Candlelight’ regular and principal performer, Sylvie Paladino, to be accompanied by the Victorian Male Welsh Choir. Building on the successes of a similar concert held in 2015,...
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