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Rotarians do more than sizzle sausages
The local effort includes:
• Kids Dream Cricket Day at Bradman Oval -
involving 70 Years 4-6 children with a range of
physical and intellectual disabilities.
• The Rotaract Club of Southern Highlands was
chartered in May 2010.
Aimed at young adults in the 18-30 age group,
Rotaractors are 'partners in service' with local Rotary
Clubs and are developing several programs for
disadvantaged youth as well as fund raising for
That is the motto of Rotary International and one that has not been
lost on members of three Southern Highlands Rotary Clubs (Berrima
District, Bowral-Mittagong, and Moss Vale).
While they are well recognised for sizzling sausages and steaks as part of
their fund raising efforts their overriding focus is to provide humanitarian
service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build
goodwill and peace in the world.
33,000 Rotary Clubs in more than 200 countries are non-political, non-
religious, and open to men and women of all cultures, races, and creeds.
In the past year the three Highlands Rotary Clubs have sizzled thousands
of sausages and steaks, but that is not all.
Their long list of local and international projects is impressive.
Service Above Self
- in the community, in the workplace and throughout the world.
A GSE Team from Rotary District 9710 (SE
NSW and ACT) will make a reciprocal visit to
Rotary District 1890 (NW Germany) in May this
year. (Bradman Museum Assistant Curator
Leah Domanski has been selected to be a
member of the D9710 Team)
• Natural disaster response including
support for farmers in Lake Cargelligo to
restore flood damaged fences, and
construction of fences for an Australian
Wildlife Conservancy project to protect
rare native species.
• 600 Highlands high school Year 11
students attended the annual 'U Turn the
Wheel' driver safety program.
• Support of Highlands and Southern
Tablelands students competing in an
annual Engineering Challenge in June.
• Locally, the Rotary long runner is Tulip
Time. The festival, now in its 50th years,
was started by the Rotary Club of Bowral-
• Other community activities supported by
Rotary include Bundanoon is Brigadoon,
the Highlands Heritage Fair, Red Shield
Day, Triple Care Farm, Relay for Life, the
Children's Cancer Institute and Welby
• Painting and furnishing Bowral Youth Refuge
and new Transitional House in late 2010.
• Five young professionals attended Rotary
Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and three
Year 11 students attended the prestigious
National Youth Science Forum.
• Assistance with Christmas carols at Bradman
Oval and Leighton Gardens.
• A Rotary Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team
from Germany visited occupational,
vocational, business and cultural sites in the
Highlands for a week in October.
A team of local Rotary members, from left, Ray
Coulton, Carl Berglin, Terry Mortensen, Ian Cropper
and the late David Clegg, assist with fence repairs
at Lake Cargelligo.
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