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Belgrave Rotary Cook up the Gun fire Breakfast at the Local RSL
Belgrave rotary was given the task to help raise funds for RSL services at the Local Branch in Upwey. The club starting before 5.45AM managed the GunFire Breakfast area cooking for hundresds of Dawn Service patrons and guests through to mid afternoon. Julie and James Gillard along with Gus Rozycki and Rebecca Lemin cooked hundres og egg and bacon rolls, sausages in breab, fairy floss and cold drinks throughout the marathon event. Special thanks to Sue Brown for assisting during the morning peak hour.
Don Stanford 01/06/1935 - 27/03/2022
Rotary Club of Belgrave Member Don Stanford Passed Away March 27 2022
 
Don joined Rotary Club of Belgrave in 1995.
The club quickly learned of his financial skills asking don to be treasurer a few years later, then President in 1998/1999.
 
Don remained as Treasurer until 2015 when I took over. Don received one of Rotary's highest accolades in 2003 - Paul Harris Fellow for his great work in helping the club administer its finances and in raising funds.
 
Our Don was called "Dr No" affectionately as the club shrunk to 4 members around 2001 with its 50th anniversary a few years away.
Don would be blunt on what the club could or could not afford to do, and with Don's financial leadership the clubs fortunes and membership flourished.
 
Don and I spoke many times on what was achievable financially as a club, even as Don approached his 92 years of age, he still attended and helped out where he could.
With covid in recent times, without so much as one complaint, Don worked out how to use zoom and joined our regular meetings.
 
This is a sad day for Rotary with the passing of our friend, my friend Don Stanford.
 
Gus Rozycki
President 2021-2022
Rotary Club of Belgrave
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Rotary Club ID:   18352
The Rotary Club of Belgrave has celebrated its 67th year during the month of June 2021. The club was formed in June 1954. We have a long and proud history of active service, both to local community and international groups. We are a friendly and relaxed group who share the Rotary ideals of integrity and service.
 
Our members range from 35+ to 80 years of age so if you're in that age bracket, you would be very welcome to come along and meet us, and join in our activities.
 
All visitors are welcome to meetings - we'd love for you to learn what we're about and consider joining us in our community activities. We currently meet fortnightly and if you make contact we can let you know where is that changes depending on the current COVID climate in Melbourne, Australia, at any given time.
 
District 9810 Govenor Daryl Moran personally thanks President Gus Rozycki and the Club in helping to raise $102K and participating in the storm recovery festival 28/2/2022 
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Belgrave Rotary Donates Farm Equipment to Trek Learning Centre in the Hills.
A Cultivator and two high Power mowers were donated to Trek Learning Centre (https://www.treklearningcentre.org/).
 
The equipment will be used to teach the students farming skills along with the life skills this fantastic organisation provides. The Rotary Club of Belgrave had the help of Will the Mechanic from Monbulk, where he rebuilt the cultivator with a new value from $2800 to $4500 replacement. Pictured above is RC Belgrave President Gus Rozycki and Trek CEO Meg Yates receiving the first set of farming equipment. Belgrave have also secured funding for new igloo nets and a shredder and possible small tractor.
 
Thanks William and thanks to the Rotary Club of Belgrave
Storm Recovery Festival was Popping
Sunday 27th February, the combined effort of the Hills Rotary Clubs for the Hills Storm Recovery Festival in Monbulk. With the help of Rotary Clubs from District 9810, families and their children enjoyed a wonderful day.
Rotary District 9810 raised $102K (see below) with sponsorship out to rescue logs, SES, Monbulk Management Group to name a few organisations helped by Rotary.
 
Jessica, Rosie and Helen assisted in the setup and running of the event, taking time out to help with the free popcorn stand, promoting to the crowds passing by the tastiest popcorn in town!
 
Rochford Wines Fundraiser was the biggest yet 12/12/2021
Belgrave, Monbulk and Emerald Rotarians assisted the third and biggest so far, music event at Rochford wines.
Rotarians provided COVID safety support, bar staff, parking valets and gate staff. Set in the beautiful Yarra Valley, the concert had great rock music with two live bands. The guests enjoed the music dancing for hours.
Club Christmas Party 08/12/2021 was Very Merry
A fantastic time at the club Christmas party with special guests from Emerald Rotary Club.
The night at Rose Cottage Monbulk with Kris Kringle, great food and great fellowship.
 
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Rochford Wines Fundraiser 05/12/2021 was a hit
Belgrave, Monbulk and Emerald Rotarians assisted the second music event at Rochford wines.
Rotarians provided COVID safety support,bar staff, parking valets and gate staff. Set in the beautiful Yarra Valley, the concert had Feetwood Mack and Queen tribute bands. Rosie and Helen are enjoying a well earned 10min break listening to the band.
 
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Rochford Wines Fundraiser 28/11/2021 was a hit
Belgrave, Monbulk and Emerald Rotarians assisted the first music event at Rochford wines. Rotarians had upskilled with their Responsible Serving of Alcohol certificates during the weeks prior. They ran the bar, front gates and helped keep the venue clean during and after. Committee Chair Wayne McKenzie has done an outstanding first event, and will no doubt improve on the next four events and possible beyond.
 
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Yarra Ranges Cluster Presents to District
President Gus, with Monbulk (Helen) and Emeralds (Shalini) presidents held a joint presentation on Friday 25/11/2021 to the District board and fellow presidents for the up and coming Feb 2022 Storm Recovery Festival.
Belgrave Rotary Donates  to Upwey High School
18/11/2021 - Wayne McKenzie and Gus rozycki attended the Upwey High School Year 12 Students graduation ceremoney. Belgrave Rotary presented $1000 towards the graduating students, recognising the difficulty 2021 has had upon their school year.
This D9810 Fundraising Appeal has ended and has accumulated $101,722.50
 
What a tremendous response we received for our Dandenong Ranges Storm Recovery Fund! My thanks re directed towards all of our Clubs, Donors, Supporters and District Support Team Chart, pie chartDescription automatically generatedmembers who worked to achieve this splendid result.
 
But it should also be noted that some of our District clubs also contributed in various other ways.
 
Clubs such as Manningham, Box Hill Burwood and Wandin contributed directly to needy communities and to their fellow Rotary Clubs in the Hills. Special mention should go to Emerald and District who contributed a mighty effort in their local area.
 
Hands on assistance was provided by club members to the CFA, Kalorama Relief Centre, and donations were directed towards providing clothing, firewood, donations of vouchers for grocery and fuel, Bunning’s vouchers and equipment to locals in need.
 
Monbulk Rotary Club has also been on the job providing much needed ‘hands on assistance’ in the badly affected local area and also found time and cash to donate to our Storm Recovery Fund. Thank you to all our Rotary clubs and their members, families and supporters for a mighty, mighty effort of community support.  
On Saturday 9th July President Gus Rozycki was bestowed Rotary Internationals highest honour of a second Paul Harris Fellow Award (1st Saphire). Gus has lead the Rotary District 9810 Technology Committee introducing new software, that modernised Rotary with his team from across the district. Technology from Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint, Teams, Agile Methodologies, Microsoft Forms.
Belgrave Rotary Congratulates Gus on his achievement.
Belgrave Rotary: ABN: 689271172150
Belgrave

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
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PO Box 225
Belgrave, VIC 3160
Australia
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Club Meetings

We meet every first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6.30pm to around 8.30pm where our members may choose to have their evening meal at the Upwey RSL, or join us for a trip to a local restaurant or market. We’re a friendly bunch and we’d love for you to come join us! All guests are welcome.

Meetings are held sometimes via Zoom, sometimes elsewhere, depending on what the COVID rules are at the time. Please make contact to find out when our next meeting is and where.

Located in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.

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Belgrave, Victoria  3160
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