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The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc.

Chartered 4th December 1984 .... Club 22213

P.O. Box 45,  SPRINGWOOD.  NSW  2777

To contact the Rotary Club of Springwood, please click on one of the

names of the executive officers, in the left hand margin of our home page.

 

 
Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Springwood

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 6:30 PM
The Ori Cafe at the Oriental Hotel
112 Macquarie Rd.
Springwood, NSW  2777
Australia
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President Norm and the members of The Rotary Club of Springwood extend the hand of worldwide fellowship. Rotary is now in over 200 countries with more than 1.2million members in 34,000 clubs worldwide.

Membership of a Rotary Club is by invitation on the basis of one representative of each recognised business and profession, being a person working or living in the geographic area from which the club draws members.

Our Club serves the towns of Springwood, Winmalee, Faulconbridge, Linden, Valley Heights and Warrimoo

 

It is not necessary for a person to be a business owner to be a Rotarian. employees in authority positions, can also be members. The Rotary classification system is designed to ensure that a club contains a cross section of the community’s interests, vocations and activities. In this way, each member of the club is looked up to as a representative of their own business, profession or industry.

 Women are the fastest growing segment of Rotary’s membership - they were first admitted into Rotary on 1987. There are currently more than 1.900 women club presidents

 

We are a friendly club and we always welcome new members. Visiting Rotarians are especially welcome at our meetings
 

The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc. meets on Monday evenings and is non political, non religious and open to all cultures. Come and join in the fellowship and speak to our members. Discover yourself. Discover the wonderful world of Rotary. Please contact our booking in officer Bill  by texting 0400 802 448   or email    bjcge_bill@hotmail.com  ..FOR ATTENDANCE NOTIFICATIONS ONLY... Don't forget to check out our Facebook Page ..... Rotary Club of Springwood.

       

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The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc. sought nominations for Community Volunteer Awards for the Blue Mountains in May of this year.
 
Volunteer's living or working in the Blue Mountains were nominated for an award by the General Community and Rotarians.
 
Nominations are sought in the following categories  - Heath     - Education  -   Youth Programs   -  Sports    --Emergency Services   and  Community Support.
 
The Awards evening will be held on 28th May at the Ori Cafe Springwood    NOMINATIONS CLOSE   FRIDAY 18TH MAY2018
 
 

 

Music Amongst the Autumn Leaves

was held on Sunday, 6th May, 2018

 

The young musicians were captivating and so, so talented. 

The audience was able to wander around the grounds whilst being enthralled by the changing colours of the Autumn season and the musical delights of our young musicians.

The proceeds of the day are to be split between the music departments of the participating schools.

A big thank you to Ross and Robin from the Old Farm - who provided the venue and facilities free of charge.

Check out our Facebook page The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc.) to see some of our performers.

Proudly co-ordinated by The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc.

 

 

   

    

 

The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc. is holding its annual Antiques, Vintage and Collectables Fair which is held on the first weekend in June each year.

The 2018 Fair will be held on the weekend of Saturday, 2nd and Sunday, 3rd June at Winmalee High School, Highschool Drive, Winmalee.  

Open 9am to 4pm on Saturday, 2nd  and 10am to 3pm on Sunday, 3rd June, 2018.

 

 

You will find a wide range of fine estate, period and costume jewellery, English and Australian, sterling silver, precious gold, fine porcelain,

glass and crystal, linen, clocks, prints and many other interesting collectables and all for sale.

 

Devonshire Tea or Coffee and light meals are also on sale. 

 

Entry Fee applies .... 2018 entry fee $9.

 

If you would like to be involved in this year's Antiques, Vintage and Collectables Fair ... please drop us a line by emailing the webmaster 

(just click on the  name of our web site manager on the link on the left front page)

                                              

 

PRIDE OF WORKMANSHIP AWARDS   

OJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

·        To encourage Pride of Workmanship in the workplace.

·        To provide Rotarians and employers with an opportunity to recognise employees who display qualities worthy of this award.

·        To encourage favourable workplace relationships.

·        To instill a sense of pride in individual achievement.

The Rotary Club of Springwood invites local businesses and community members to consider nominating a local person who is a committed and enthusiastic employee  or  a local individual, who they feel, displays    "Pride in their Workmanship”.

 

 

The Rotary Club of Springwood is proud to present to the Springwood and Winmalee communities an exercise park. Located next to the skate park on Hawkesbury Rd, we hope the community gets great use and benefit out of these facilities.
Springtime Open Gardens  in Springwood 22nd - 23rd September 2018.
 
The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc. is proud to announce the Open Gardens of the Yellow Rock/Winmalee will again be held in September 2018.
 
A number of gardens will be open to the public during this weekend. 
 
Previous years Gardens included
  • Heatherbrae   363 Hawkesbury Rd Winmalee
  • 228 Singles Ridge Rd Yellow Rock
  • Labirra  - 2 Marau Place Yellow Rock
  • 61 - 73 Illingworth Rd  Yellow Rock
  • The Old Farm - 35 Purvines Rd  Yellow Rock
Stay tuned to this page - for details of the 2018 Gardens.
 
The Rotary Club of Springwood host a " Dinner from the Heart " each year for the residents of Ronald McDonald House - Westmead.
 
We have been privileged the past few years to host the dinner in July and as so we have themed our dinners  -  Christmas in July.   The club members contribute food, sweets, drinks and decorations for the night.  Our members get to the house early, so we can get started cooking the full roast dinner with all the trimmings.  While we have a cooking crew another crew get started with decorating the dining room with Christmas garlands and trinkets.
 
 
 
 
The Rotary International Garden donated by The Rotary Club of Springwood Inc. located inside Buttonshaw Park Springwood has proven a favourite with our members, the local community and visitors to the Bue Mountains.  The garden has been designed by the Rotary Club working in conjunction with the Blue Mountains Sister City Committee.
 
With the Faulconbridge Public School about to celebrate a significant milestone.  The Principal, impressed with the work undertaken by the Rotary Club of Springwood with the Buttonshaw Park program approached the Rotary Club to assist with revitalising and cleaning up the gardens in the school.
 

After 25 years of hard work, Rotary and its partners are on the brink of eradicating this tenacious disease, but a strong push is needed now to root it out once and for all. It is a window of opportunity of historic proportions.

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Members of the Rotary Club of Springwood ran a BBQ at the Gnome Convention at Glenbrook on Australia Day raising over $3,000. to support our fund raising efforts. The Rotary Club of Springwood is involved many local and international projects and last year we supported fire victims,  funding attendance at youth leadership forums for our local youth and also helping train dentists in the Congo. 
The Rotary Club of Springwood, supports the work of Shelterbox Australia.  Over the past few years the members of the Rotary Club of Springwood have purchased Shelterboxes, to aid in the relief efforts across the globe. Shelterbox is a quick and cost effective way to help large numbers of people who have been displaced by flood, Tsunami, earthquake and aids in relief efforts.
Bowelscan is a Rotary Community Service program, developed in 1982 in District 9640 and now conducted by more than 300 Rotary clubs across Australia.
 
 
 
 
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Meeting Responsibilities
This Weeks Meeting Duties
Meet & Greet
Cameron, Alan
 
Meet & Greet
Thompson, Fred
 
Guest Speaker - Introduction
Kitto, Norm
 
Guest Speaker - Thanks
Ingram OAM, Ross
 
Room Setup
Smith, Allen
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
Speakers
Greg Chidgey
May 21, 2018
Walk from Springwood to Cairns
N/A
May 28, 2018
Volunteers Awards Night
Several guest speakers
Jun 04, 2018
Shalvey Campus Chitley College, Cambodia
No meeting
Jun 11, 2018
Queen's Birthday holiday
N/A
Jun 18, 2018
Club Assembly
CLUB CHANGEOVER
Jun 25, 2018