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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or on 0411 621973.
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…)
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…)
Lowilla 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…)