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Welcome to the Friendly Club!

Ballarat East

Service Above Self

We usually meet at the Barkly on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6.15 for 6.30pm. Please check our speakers list..
Barkly Motor Lodge
45 - 47 Main Road
Ballarat, VIC  3350
Australia
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Ballarat East

The Rotary Club of Ballarat East
is committed to making a difference locally, Australia wide, and across International boundaries.
 
PO Box 455, Ballarat, Victoria, 3353
Call 0474 769 962 to find out how you can make a difference!
 
About Our Club

Welcome to the Friendly Club!

Ballarat East

Service Above Self

We usually meet at the Barkly on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6.15 for 6.30pm. Please check our speakers list..
Barkly Motor Lodge
45 - 47 Main Road
Ballarat, VIC  3350
Australia
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect Club Service
Secretary
Treasurer
Community Service
International Service
Rotary Foundation
Membership Director
Immediate Past President
Special Projects
Vocational & Youth
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Bulletin Editor
Public Relations
 
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Rotary International News
Rotary Foundation receives highest rating from Charity Navigator for 12th consecutive year

Rotary Foundation receives highest rating from Charity Navigator for 12th consecutive

Nigeria reaches crucial polio milestone

Nigeria reaches crucial polio

Shekhar Mehta of India selected to be 2021-22 Rotary International President

Shekhar Mehta of India selected to be 2021-22 Rotary International

Fighting poverty on a small scale

A collaboration between Rotary and Heifer continues to produce big results, helping small farms provide healthier, locally-sourced

 
 
Latest News
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Ballarat East Rotary Club will be ceasing the monthly public book sales at our Airport Depot until further notice.
A huge thank you to all our trivia buffs and sponsors who helped us raise almost $10000 to assist CAF's Ballarat,
Uniting Ballarat & Soup Bus Ballarat care for the homeless in Ballarat. We are so grateful to you all.
 
 
The response to the clearance sale/working bee held last Saturday was so good that we'll be open again on Saturday 3rd August for another sale/working bee, from 9am to 2pm! 
The proceeds from the clearance sales will help us donate funds to local agencies such as Uniting Breezeway, Child & Family Services, Headspace Ballarat, Eureka Mums, Ballarat Hospice & the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute to name a few.
Please note that no wheelchair access is currently available.
 
 
 
Changeover 2019/2020!
And what a night it was.......4 Paul Harris Fellow Recognition's, The Don Robinson Service Above Self Award, a 20 years service recognition, annual reports, family & friends, Honorary Members, Friends of Rotary, visiting Rotarians, good food and fellowship and most importantly......out with the old and in with our new President....Emma!
 
Congratulations and well done to PP Marg Robinson, recognised with an
Order of Australia medal in the Queen's Birthday honours.
Photo courtesy of the Ballarat Courier

We'll be back for another clearance sale on Saturday 6th July, 9am - 2pm.
We also have DVD's & CD's for sale, $1 each or 6 for $5.
Please note that we cannot offer wheelchair access at this time, hopefully we will have it by the end of the year.

 
 
Heritage Weekend has come and gone in what could only be described as quite cool weather!
Thank you to those book lovers who braved the elements to came out to our book sale! 
We hope to have another sale soon so stay tuned!
 
 
This week our guest speakers were Rishni & Anna from the Speech Pathology department at Ballarat Health Services. Rishni & Anna spoke about the inspiring Aphasia Choir for folk with speech difficulties following a stroke or head trauma. Whilst members of the choir may have trouble speaking, their singing abilities shine through. 
If you would like to know more about the choir or offer financial assistance, contact Rishni or Anna at Ballarat Health Services.
 
 
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Home Page News
On Tuesday night we split the proceeds of our very successful Trivia Night for the Homeless three ways.....to CAF's Ballarat, Soup Bus Ballarat and Uniting Care Ballarat. Thanks to Wendy, Alan & Craig for taking the time to attend and collect! Hopefully we have made a difference!
 
Our youngest 'member' James, was very impressed with Rod McErvale and his talk about his inovative business - Leroy Mac Designs!
Rod & his wife Rebecca produce baby garments and blankets made from pure merino wool. The sign of a good speaker is
when the meeting runs way past it's usual ending time! Well done Rod & Bec!
This week we had a very interesting vocational visit to Bond Homes Ballarat. David Rowe showed us around the factory where we could see how their kit homes are built and then transported to provide homes far and wide.
 
 
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