Meeting Day

 

Members and Guests meet every

Tuesday at 6:00 for 6:10pm

at the Armidale Golf Club. 

Rotarians' partners and visitors are always welcome.

 

 

Next Meetings - Events/Speaker

8th October- John "Whacka" Williams

22nd October- NERAM Visit

29th October - Matt Hobbs - Public Schools

5th November - Melbourne Cup function

Contact the Club

 

President: Grant Harris

Email: gskharris@gmail.com

Mobile: 0427 900 298

 

Secretary: Hugh Beattie

Email: hughbeattie@bigpond.com

Phone: 02 6787 4393

Mobile: 0429 727 024 

 

Postal Address

 

Armidale Rotary Club

PO Box 49

Armidale NSW 2350

 

Web Address

 

http://www.armidalerotary.com

The Rotary Vision

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary's work impacts lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their community to working toward a polio-free world. 

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: 
 

  • The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; 

  • High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the  worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society; 

  • The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;  and

  • The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

The Rotary Club of Armidale

Rotary Clubs Armidale

The primary purpose of the club is to carry out successful community service projects for the well-being and benefit of members of the community who have a particular need by reason of youth, age infirmity or disablement, poverty or social or economic circumstances. In pursuing this primary purpose the club must apply the Object of Rotary in accordance with Article 3 of the Constitution.

President Peter Lloyd at the Club Changeover dinner inducting 2019/20 President Grant Harris. 

District Governor Phil Hafey speaking on behalf of Rotary International at the Club changeover Dinner 2019. In the foreground is Past President Peter Lloyd and  wife Moira and 2019/20 President Grant Harris with wife Kim.

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District Governor Phil Hafey

Rotary International President

Rotary International President 2019/20 Mark maloney from the Rotary Club of Decatur in Alabama USA

'The mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary Clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional and community leaders.

The Three Tenors 

These three young men provided music and entertainment at the Club Changeover Dinner. Their performance was excellent and provided a much appreciated lighter note to the evening programme.

Polio Eradication

Rotary is close to eliminating the second worst human disease in history after smallpox, with a 99 percent reduction in polio cases worldwide since 1985, when Rotary launched its PolioPlus program. In 1988, Rotary spearheaded the creation of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative with its partners the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Polio eradication remains Rotary’s top priority. To date, Rotary has contributed more than US$1.2 billion and countless volunteer hours to help immunize more than two billion children against polio in 122 countries. Currently, Rotary is working to raise $35 million per year through 2018 for polio eradication,

 

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