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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.

Seniors Week 2014

Luke and Richard helping out.

Luke and Richard helping out.

It was on for young and old at the Official Launch Party for Seniors Week 2014. A ‘Day on the Green’ organised by COTA (Council of the Aging) TASMANIA, was held at the C3 Convention Centre in South Hobart on Wednesday. Highlighting the Theme ‘Activiites that connect Generations’ a range of fun activities were provided for families to enjoy.Of course Moonah Club were pleased to be involved when asked to provide the BBQ. Although the sun did shine the occasional wind blasts were a challenge at times. It could be still be safely assumed the day was a great success and
Youngsters loved the face  painting

Youngsters loved the face painting

provided great school holiday family fun. COTA TASMANIA has been the primary organisation representing the rights of older Tasmanians for 60 years. It is run by staff and volunteers who strive to ensure that the contributions of older people are proudly recognised and acknowledged within the community.

District Governor’s Visit

Last Tuesday we welcomed DG Ken Moore and his wife Lois for an official visit. He opened his address by reminding us of this years’s Rotary theme “Light Up Rotary” He explained the meaning of the theme chosen by the Rotary World President who said “It is better to light one candle than to sit in the darkness”  In the case of an emergency or disaster it is easy to sit by and do nothing however one single action can prompt many others. This is the Rotary way and has been proven in many instances where Rotary ” lights one candle” other Rotarians  “light more candles” and together so much more is achieved. After 18 years in Rotary Ken has been (more…)

Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Program (RYDA)


Students watching braking demonstration

Moonah Rotary members were again pleased to take part in the RYDA Program held at the Showgrounds during August. The 2,300 students from Year 10 took part this year over a two week period. The RYDA Program was developed in response to the tragic loss of young people in road crashes. Young people aged 17-25 represent less than than 15% of the population yet account for around one quarter of deaths and injuries on our roads.   During the RYDA Program (more…)

Guest Speaker- Lowilla Okello

LowillaLowilla Okello works with CentreCare to help support Sudanese Refugees to settle in Tasmania. After a visit to his home village in South Sudan and seeing how in need the children were for education he returned to Tasmania and formed the Young Seeds Foundation.   (more…)

25th Anniversary Art Show

The Rotary Club of Hobart is holding its 25th Anniversary Art Show on August 16th -17th . Several hundred works for viewing and sale will be exhibited at Wrest Point. The opening night on August 15th will feature an auction including  (more…)

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