Author: Chris

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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An Epic Semester for Rotoract Club of UC

Andrew Anthony, Club Service Director of the Univesity of Canberra Rotaract Club, reports that the second half of 2017 has been a blast for RCUC. ‘We’ve shared so many laughs, given thanks to receive countless awards, partnered with our Rotary family and experienced some fantastic project opportunities’. Here’s just a snapshot of what RCUC has been up to: Winter Gala We started off with a bang! Partnering with Canberra Rotaract and Brindabella Rotaract. Our major fundraiser and Changeover saw over $1700 raised towards the work of University of Canberra Cancer Research Fund Community Within the community space, partnering with our fellow...

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$1000 for Nils and His Alpacas

Nils Lantzke has for some years been bringing Alpacas to Clare Holland House Canberra Hospital and to private homes and nursing homes as an animal therapy. He has supported the activity with some assistance over the years, including veterinary help from Jan Spate (no longer available). It was very hard indeed to catch him on Saturday morning as he was ‘just going to pick up an alpaca’ to take to a mental health facility in Canberra where it would be an important focus of attention. Having received a cheque for $1,000 his timetable changed and he spent some additional...

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Apprentice Award to Noma Copenhagen

Reese Inkpen, winner of one of the prestigious Rotary Club of Hall Chef’s Apprentice Awards in 2016, wanted to drop in and thank the club for his life changing award; work experience an Noma Restaraunt in Copenhagen. Noma is a Two Hat restaurant that was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 and is currently ranked No 5. Unfortunately, while on his first overseas trip, Reese landed a job at a fabulous restaurant in London and so, asked his Culinary Arts Teacher from Canberra Institute of Technology, Paul Bennetts, to present the following feedback...

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Remembrance Day 2017

Every year the Rotary Club of Hall host a Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph constructed by the club at Hall. The cenotaph area was renamed ‘Jim Rochford Grove’ following the passing of Jim Rochford, at 102. Jim was a founding member of the the Rotary Club of Hall the man at the helm of many of the village’s improvements through his 32 years on the Progress Association. Jim also instigated the construction of the cenotaph and the tradition of the Rotary Club holding a Remembrance Day ceremony for the village each year. This year November 11 was a rainy...

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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

  • Another delicious recipe idea: Cherry and chocolate Christmas pudding
    Pudding: 200g cherries, plus extra cherries, left whole, to decorate the pudding 1 pear, peeled and grated 100g raisins 100g sultanas 100ml brandy 100g dark chocolate 100g unsalted butter, plus 2 tbsp for greasing 2 large eggs 50g plain flour 100g dark soft brown sugar 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tbsp cocoa powder 50g fresh […]
  • Meet the stallholder: Borenore Berry Farm
    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 […]