Author: Club WebMaster

New Classrooms in Nepal

Last year the Rotary Club of Hall became involved with the work the ‘REACH for Nepal Foundation’ which had been established in the wake of the devastating earthquakes in 2015. The foundation’s name ‘REACH’ is an acronym for the objectives of the organisation: Rebuild –Supporting construction efforts in villages affected by earthquake damage and villages requiring basic facilities Assist – Stimulating the local economy with employment and training opportunities. Children/Communities – Improving the livelihood of children and remote communities (giving) Hope – Giving hope to those that have lost loved ones, homes and jobs. The Shree Shivashakti Basic School...

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Best Wishes For The Christmas Break

Once again we find ourselves on the brink of a new year and into the festive season. The club had a lovely summer feast prepared by club member Barbara Baikie last week and then we backed up on Saturday with the Farmers Market smallholder’s Christmas lunch. Each year we have a lunch after one of the last markets of the year (some of the attendees are pictured above). The last market this year is on Saturday 23rd December, so everyone can get the freshest fruit and vegetables for the family Christmas feast. Merry Christmas to everyone and a happy...

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Kids in Care Appeal 2017

Back in 2013, John Giles from the Woden Police Station, organised police to donate presents for a four children under Child Protection who would otherwise not have received a Christmas present. This Christmas there are 709 children aged up to 17 years who are identified under Child Protection although not all are in need of a gift. DG Steve Hill motivated several Rotary Clubs to donate to this very worthy cause and the Rotary Club of Hall was one of several clubs that supported the 2017 Kids in Care Appeal. Children were asked for one wish for a Christmas gift...

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December Community Donations

The Rotary Club of Hall is constantly working on assisting community service organisations in our community. This week the club presented a President of Springfield Rural Fire Service, Rebecca Morrision and Captain Rod Tarlinton, with a cheque for $5,000 to be put toward upgrading equipment and facilities. President of the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation, Shiela Waterman, received a cheque for $2,000, to assist with their ongoing fight against the disease. The club also made a donation to Nancy Tingey to assist with the publication of a book ‘Painting with Parkinsons’. Nancy has just returned from overseas where she and...

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A Remarkable Young Man and His Wheelchair

This month our Community Director, Roger Powell, attended an awards function at Wodonga TAFE where, coincidently, the guest speaker was Lincoln Budge from Yakandanda. Lincoln was the recipient of a donation of $4,000 made by the club last year for sporting wheelchairs for disabled basketball athletes. The donation was presented at the Capital Region Farmers Market to Gum Tree Pies from Yakandanda, who had sought support for Lincoln. Lincoln’s story, which he told at the awards night, is an amazing tribute to his strength of character. Lincoln grew up in country Victoria and always challenged life. Like many young...

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Meeting Times

Our home venue is in our Club Rooms on the grounds of the old Hall Primary School, ACT.

The club meets on Tuesday evening at 6:30pm for 7pm. Don’t forget to check the Calendar in case we are having an ‘away meeting’.

For further information, please contact Barbara on 0419 477 959

President Yvonne Robson 0419 148 948

RSS From Our Farmers Market

  • Meet the stallholder: Carmella from River Road Nursery
    Want to put a face to the business where you get your produce at the Market each week? Or a name to the face of the guy who sells you your fruit and veg? Or simply find out a little more about your food and where it comes from? Then check out our ‘meet the […]
  • Tilba Real Dairy put on a show at the Sydney Royal Show
    We love it when our producers put on a show – especially when it’s at the Sydney Royal Show. Our regular stallholders, Tilba Real Dairy (also known as South Coast Cheese) won big in February when they were crowned with the title of Grand Champion for their Double Cream. But wait there’s more. Just to […]