Welcome to the The Rotary Club of Dunedin

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We meet Thursdays at 12:30 PM
Cobb & Co Restaurant
20F Anzac Avenue
Dunedin,  9016
New Zealand
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Club News
Many thanks to everyone who came along to assist the Food Bank supermarket collection last Thursday. This was another successful “sleeves rolled up” project with wonderful donations from our community to local Dunedin’s food banks ahead of Christmas.
Club members created comfort packs to donate to Womens Refuge at our 05 September meeting. Many thanks to our Community Group for organising this. Photos can be viewed here. (Photo credit Ruth Empson)
The month of May celebrated 30 years of women in Rotary. As such, Past President Lisa Wilson was pleased to recognise two of our female club members for their contributions. Lynne Guy was presented with a Paul Harris Fellowship at our 29 August 2019 meeting:
And at our 5th September meeting Jackie St John was presented with a Paul Harris Sapphire Award:
Click through for a copy of the remarks made at each presentation.

Rotary Dunedin is pleased to confirm the following grants from applications made in August:


Hugh Saunders Trust 

Rotaract Club of Dunedin $650 – Auckland Conference assistance.  9-11 September 2019

Liam Hewson and Waide Bridgman-Tallon $300 – NZ Scout Jamboree Volunteer Leaders assistance – 27 December 2019 to 7 January 2020


Club Trust

South Dunedin Community Patrol $500 – Assistance with vehicle running costs.

All Saints Anglican Church $1,000 – Donation to Spencer-Smith Stained Glass Window Fund – Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition   

Malcam Charitable Trust $1,000 – Assistance with purchasing electrical testing equipment.

The food bank supermarket collection was run successfully last Thursday 1st August. This was the first monthly 'sleeves rolled up' activity of the new Rotary year.
Members of the committee donated generously to support the St Vincent de Paul, Presbyterian Support, and the Salvation Army. Multiple trolleys full of food items were received at each of the three supermarkets chosen. Thank you to all of our Rotary members and friends who volunteered to help. Update: below is Don and his granddaughter who helped out on the day:
Below is President John Drummond and Gaye Wright in action on the day.


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