Youth - Chair - Judy Greer
Sponsored a local year 9 student to RYPEN (Rotary Youth Program For Enrichment.
Organised annual Junior Community Awards Program for 50 Year 6 students.
Provided VCE Awards (financial support) and Roy Rose Awards to selected students attending Bellarine Secondary.
Assisted in the Bellarine Secondary College Year 9 LINC (Living in the Community) Program.
International - Chair - Meredith O'Niell
Projects 2018-2019 included:
Solmaid School, Dhaka, Bangladesh – supply of a daily meal to 140 students, shoes and school requisites. Supported by the Rotary Club of North Dhaka.
Financial Support for District 9780 Water Project in Cambodia.
Funded the Building of a Public Toilet Block in Viqueque, East Timor.
Raised funds for Shelter Box and other Rotary Programs.
Playground dis-assembly and relocation to overseas sites.
Vocational - Chair - Lynne Carlson
Selection and Presentation of Annual Pride of Workmanship Awards .
Small Business Excellence Award
Rotary Apprentice of the Year Award
Vocational Awareness – for members and partners
- work place visits
- interesting guest speakers.
Community - Chair - Noel Emselle
Activities for 2019-2020 included -
Relocation of the community sculpture from the BASC.
Implementation of some elements of the Lookout Reserve Master Plan (see below)
Provision of picnic tables to OG Nature Reserve
Assistance to local volunteer groups including 2 lifesaving clubs, OG Coastcare, OG Community Association, et.al.
DIK (Donations in Kind) collections – used school furniture, linen, books, household goods.
Seniors Christmas Dinner.
Personal Assistance to local residents in need eg clearing gardens.
Documents relating to the Lookout Reserve
Health - Peter Hawthorne
Each year our club supports a range of health related programs including Red Cross Calling, Bowel Scan, Organ Donor initiative. We also support the Public Access Defibrilator program.
Social - Gil Morgan
Family & Friends of Rotary - Judy Greer; Norm Elliott
Foundation - Gordon King
Watch the Foundation Video
Membership - Rod Bush
Our committee acts as a conduit to introduce new members (or supporters) to our club. We arrange initial contacts, introductory meeting attendance and the allocation of mentor to facilitate the induction process.
Public Relations/Publicity: Alan Keyse
Bulletin: Alison George; Ann Hodgkinson;Vic Harnath
Program - Janet Alexander
Summer Market: Adrian Schmidt
Art Show: John Calnin
BBQ/Sausage Sizzles: Graeme Chamberlain
Family Violence: Alison George
Our committees are in two main areas - Service and Support