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Junior Neighbourhood Support Program

Merit Award presented to Thaga Ulaganathon by the Mayor of Glenorchy, Kristie Johnston

Guilford Young College was the venue for this years Junior Neighbourhood Support Awards. Now in its eighth year,  this program is backed by the Glenorchy City Council, Glenorchy Police, Moonah Rotary and Glenorchy Safer Communities. Sixty-two students from thirteen schools in the Northern Suburbs were awarded Certificates of Merit. These students are nominated by their respective schools for their strong sense of community spirit and display of strong personal qualities  of respect, responsiblity and honesty.
Glenyse Russell proudly represented Moonah Rotary.

60th Anniversary Celebration

Diamonds traditionally mark a 60th Anniversay, so it was to a James Bond “Diamonds are Forever” theme that the Rotary Club of Moonah celebrated its own 60th Anniversary at the Hockey Centre on Saturday Night. The Black tie event brought out the diamonds and tiaras, and the men didn’t let the ladies down either with many handsome James Bond look a likes to be seen. (more…)

Halloween BBQ

Lots of dressups

Lots of dressups

It was certainly “Fright Night” last week at Froggy’s Skate and Play when CREATE, the foundation supporting children in care, hosted their annual Halloween Party. Our club once again provided the BBQ for 180 ghosts, vampires and zombies. At Tuesday’s meeting we welcomed Tenielle Moore and Belinda Tome to share their experience working with Create Foundation Tasmania. With 40,000 children and young people to the age of 25yrs living in foster, residential and kinship care across Australia, Create provides support and encouragement. Programmes such as Speak Up, Create Your Future and Be Heard helps to give them a voice and to reach their full potential. Moonah Rotary Club was acknowldeged with much appreciation for the support given to Create. Thanks to Glenyse and her volunteers.

Guest Speakers- Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Pauline and Helen with member Denise

Pauline and Helen with member Denise

Our Guest speakers last week were from Parkinson’s Tasmania Inc, a statewide support group.
An estimated 2500 Tasmanians are living with Parkinson’s Disease. It is the second most common degenerative neurological condition after Alzheimer’s. More than 80,000 people in Australia have
Parkinson’s. It is no discriminator of race or gender. Although it is more prevalent in people aged 45 to 75 years approximately 10% of those diagnosed are 40 years or younger. For more
information or to make a donation email the Secretary Pauline Domeney at pdomeney@netspace.net.au

Hat Day for Mental Health

Members  and  Hats

Members and Hats

Each year Hat Day is held to raise awareness of Mental Health issues. Events are held through the
community during Mental Health Week in October and Hat Day is one way of having some fun whilst raising funds for research. It is estimated that 1 in 5 will experience some form of mental health
issue sometime in their life.

Diamonds are Forever- Our 60th Anniversary

This year the Rotary Club of Moonah celebrate 60 years of service in the community. To celebrate our Diamond Anniversary a special celebration will be held on Saturday, November 22nd at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre. The theme of the evening is James Bond’s movie, Diamonds are Forever.
Members, past and present, invite you to join them and enter in the fun to celebrate the anniversary of our inauguration. For more information contact Kate Hobart at kate@moonahrotary.org
or on 0411 621973.

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