• Business Breakfast Business Breakfasts
    Our Business Breakfasts are very
    popular with everyone from a wide range of
    business attendees to our local secondary
    school students. The Breakfasts raise
    funds for both local and overseas
    projects that we support.
    Please join us at the next one.
  • Fighting Polio
    The fight to end polio will receive an
    additional US$43.6 million boost from Rotary
    in support of polio immunization activities.
    The eradication initiative focuses on stopping
    polio in the three countries where the virus
    remains endemic: Afghanistan, Nigeria,
    and Pakistan.
  • Safe House East Timor
    Violence against women is a significant
    problem in Timor-Leste (East Timor).
    Our club supports the project that has
    built a safe house for women to provide refuge
    and support to those at threat. I houses 60 women
    and trains then in skils that will aid them
    to become independent.
  • Bill Gates
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    work with Rotary to eradicate Polio world wide.
    The foundation is a key supporter of the GPEI,
    which is spearheaded by national governments,
    the World Health Organization (WHO),
    Rotary International and
    the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Cyber Health Forum
    Our Cyber Health Forum brought together local
    people interested in preventing Cyber Bullying
    over the internet and mobile phone systems.
    Dr Michael Carr-Gregg presented a wide
    range of information on how to combat
    these issues that are a significant
    problem amongst our youth.

Zoom Business Breakfast with Sam Neill Friday 19th June

Yes Congratulations - A very successful Zoom Business Breakfast with Sam Neill raised just under $4000 to go to the Actors Benevolent Fund in Victoria, New South Wales and New Zealand. This event reached over 150 viewers from four countries, 4 states and 2 territories in Australia, both Islands of New Zealand and 18 Rotary Districts.


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Latest News

20 June, 2020

Our Club receives District Awards

At District Changeover Night our Club received a District Award for Club Projects and Club PR and Communications. Congratulations to all Club Members for all the hard work throughout the year that makes such an award possible.

26 May, 2020

Newly Formed Knox Rotaract Club

Very pleasing this week to hear from Nidhi Wadhwa, President of the newly formed Knox Rotaract Club, and to meet several of the other members of this group.

Nidhi outlined that her interest in community service activities was built on experiences volunteering, including a month spent in Cambodia teaching English and some time in Vancouver teaching digital literacy to the homeless. Joining Rotaract seemed an ideal way to fulfil her desire to help communities in need.

After an initial interest meeting last December, the first meeting of the Club was held in April. The original group of 9 members has now grown to 11..

12 May, 2020

East Gippsland Rotary Fire Aid

Our speaker this week, John Fallon, is a member of East Gippsland Rotary Fire Aid, which was formed in early January by members of five Rotary Clubs in the Gippsland area, as the fires raged in that area.

John reminded us of some horrifying statistics about the fires: that more than 18.6 million hectares of forest and farmland were destroyed, around 6000 buildings were burnt to the ground and 34 people lost their lives. In addition, around 1 billion animals were killed in the fires.

5th May 2020

Stephen Barrington from Foothills Community Care.

This organisation has been running since 2002 and provides meals for the most vulnerable in the community, who may be dealing with domes-tic violence, isolation, homelessness or food insecurity.

Having started by providing Christmas Dinner in the Ferntree Gully Guide Hall, the organisation has grown to provide a weekly community meal at the FTG Guide Hall on Wednesdays and on Mondays in Upwey. Each of these regularly feeds 50-60 people but can be up to 90-100 in the cold months. At these evenings, the recipients appreciate not only the sustenance from the food but the chance to sit at a table and have a chat with friendly faces. There is once a month a community casserole cook up, which provides 200 meals per month, and a support service for domestic abuse victims.


We are a vibrant community based volunteer service club and welcome visitors at our weekly club meetings. If you'd like to come and join us for dinner one evening please feel most welcome! Please contact Rajeev Wadhwa (President) on 0408 059 778 or Kevin Harrison (Vice President) on 0419 919 011 to make arrangements.

Our Meetings are Held every Tuesday

6:30pm for 7:00pm Start
Tosaria's Restaurant
60 Henderson Road
Rowville, Vic 3178
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