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New Board and Directors 2020-21

New Board and Directors 2020-21

Firstly note: District Governor: Merewyn Wright (will visit us later this year) Assistant Governor: (our very own) Ray Fauntleroy Vice President (President Elect): Erik Vandenberg Secretary: John Palamountain Treasurer: Dave McHugh Community Service Director: Wayne Taylor Club Service Director: Tony Francis  Youth Director: Mick Myers International/National/Foundation Director: Grant Lindsay Membership/Administration Director: Erik Vandenberg

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School Library Project

School Library Project

Chai Village, Los Palos Region Timor Leste In January 2018 the Rotary Club of Darwin (RCD) was approached by PDG Joanne Schilling to determine if we were interested in partnering with the Rotary Club of Darwin South (RCDS) to build and equip a small library for the school. The RCD Board accepted the amended proposal […]

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Police Officer of the Year 2018

Police Officer of the Year 2018

Presentation of the 2018 POOTY Award Rotary Club of Darwin  President Peter Davies Your Honour, the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory and Mr Craig O’Halloran, Mr John Hardy AO, Acting Deputy Commissioner Michael Murphy representing Commissioner Kershaw, Detective Sergeant Carmen Butcher, the Police Officer of the Year 2018 and Distinguished Guests. […]

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2017 Chocolate Wheel

2017 Chocolate Wheel

And so, another year gone.  The 56th Chocolate Wheel[1] has been and gone (except for the cleaning up, pulling down and washing of used shirts and aprons – any volunteers?). This year saw a slight slowdown on the past few years, due to a number of factors including low attendance by the public at the […]

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Changeover Dinner

Changeover Dinner

Out with the Old – in with the New! Saturday 03 June 2017. 1800 for 1830. Foreshore Cafe, Nightcliffe. Be there. And we were, for the changeover of presidency from Mark “Fingers” Taylor to Jeff “Speak Up” Swann. Over 50 members and guests assembled in the dying hours of the day (sunset for the more […]

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Ladies Long Lunch 2017

Ladies Long Lunch 2017

Premium charity event with proceeds supporting the Menzies School of Health Research’s HealthLAB Project Ladies Long Lunch The third spectacular went off last Friday. There were nearly 250 people at the event, somewhat down on the previous years but that is the way with the events around town at the moment. The venue looked great; […]

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Police Officer of the Year 2017

Police Officer of the Year 2017

Police Officer of the Year (POOTY) Award 2017 The annual Police Officer of the Year Award (POOTY) was established in 1991 by the Rotary Club of Darwin to recognize the challenges police officers face and say a public thank you for a job well done. The Award involves receiving nominations from the community identifying Northern […]

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What a Difference $6000 makes!!!!

What a Difference $6000 makes!!!!

Last October Dr Claire Shanahan was a club guest speaker and relayed her experiences in central southern Ghana. Our Club decided to contribute to her vision of having an artesian bore and pump supplied to 6 communities surrounding the one she was in. A few months and $6000 later, the several hundred strong Asumpaso community […]

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Belyuen Community Shows their Appreciation

Belyuen Community Shows their Appreciation

Project Viking is a project being undertaken by Rotary Club of Darwin to improve the community of Belyuen on the Cox Pennisula. The project is centred around refreshing the community store and providing more services including a fuel outlet and bakery.

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How Rotary helped Tara realise life’s wider possibilities

How Rotary helped Tara realise life’s wider possibilities

“The National Youth Science Forum is an engaging and hands on program that brings together Australia’s brightest young scientists; guiding and shaping us into the future leaders of the scientific community.”                         Tara Brain Tara Brain was the recipient of  a grant provided by the combined Rotary Clubs around Darwin to attend the Forum held at the University […]

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