Our Charter Member, Michel Nader received his Charter Member pin at our meeting last Tuesday. Michel joined our club in 1956 and has hardly missed a meeting since. What a wonderful
Introducing Chris Manahan our 2021-22 President. No doubt outgoing President Peter Smith hopes Chris' year isn't interrupted by Covid as Peter's year was.
Over 100 Rotarians and friends attended the 100th Birthday of Rotary in Australia last Saturday night at the Moruya Golf Club.
The event which was organised by the three Rotary Clubs in our area - Batemans Bay,
A huge shout out to Narooma Rotary for organising the Valentine's Day Car Rally. Over 20 Moruya Rotarians and partners participated in the fun and sometimes cryptically challenging rally ending at the Potato Point
Our first meeting back since COVID19 restrictions saw Angie McMillan presented with the 2020 Vocational Award for outstanding service, unfortunately the award presentation was postponed last year due to the
Our very own Kasarni Small has returned home after 12 months living in Finland. Despite COVID19 and the problems it caused, Kasarni was determined to complete her exchange in Finland and enjoy a Finnish Christmas. Always
The main street of Moruya was lit up for Christmas last night thanks to our very own Col Jay and Rohan Gleeson along with Moruya Business Chamber members Col Chesher, Rob Pollock and Tubby Harrison.
Ten members and partners donned gloves and gardening equipment to spruce up Chesher Park last Sunday morning. A very special morning tea was being held the following Wednesday for a very special lady. It was
After months in recession due to Covid19 our meetings have resumed at the Moruya Golf Club BUT there is a change. After 50years + of meeting on a Wednesday night, our club is now meeting every TUESDAY night, same time
Due to the devestating bush fires which have had a devastating effect on our local region, our club has decided to postpone our inaugral Small Farms Field Days. Thank you to all the business who supported us.
The Men's Health Education caravan will be in Moruya on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th November opposite the Moruya Post Office. The 10 minute health check is free - so come on guys get your blood pressure, sugar levels and
With a combined total of 151 Rotarian years, these four fine gentleman have provided so much knowledge to our club. Allan Jennaway, Michel Nader, John Sewell and Alan Shepherd, our club is the richer for having you as
Past President Allan Jennaway was recently honoured with an Hononary Membership of the club. The event took place at Quarry Park on the banks of the beautiful Moruya River and it was during Allan's time as
For the second year in a row, our club has provided High Tea for the volunteers of Meals on Wheels at the members lounge at the Moruya Jockey Club. Over 50 volunteers enjoyed a selection of sandwiches, cakes, slices and
Birthday celebrations were in the air recently when our exchange student from Denmark, Josefine celebrated her 17th birthday and our very own Peter Smith celebrated a special birthday. Helping cut the cake is President
Help our club secure funds from the NSW Generations Fund so the playground at Gundary Park can have sun shade sails constructed. We all know about the importance of sun protection and the harmful
The RI President for 2019-20 is Mark Maloney from the United States and his theme for the year is ROTARY CONNECTS THE WORLD.
Our District Governor is Peter Ford from the Rotary Club of Aurora
The annual Cinders Trophy trivia night was held last Wednesday with Moruya Rotary the winners. Every year this fun night is held between Narooma Rotary and our club
In February Shirl and John Hayes who are the managers of the Moruya RAWCS Sexual Health Education by Pictures Project travelled to Mindanao in the southern part of the
Our recent joint meeting with Batemans Bay & Narooma Rotary Clubs saw the three Presidents not only light the candles on the Rotary birthday cake, but also hand over a cheque to Muddy Puddles, a disablity service at Batemans
Congratulation to our very own Phil Smith on becoming the Shires Senior Citizen of the Year. Phil has been recognised for his years of community service through a vast array of organisations. Pictured
Our Club is deeply saddened by the passing of 2 of our valued members - Ron Chesher and Geoff Fleming.
Ronald Chesher OAM was President
Our club will be hosting the 2018 Renewable Energy Expo. This event will be held on Saturday 20th October at St Mary's Primary School Moruya between 10am and 4pm. Just some of the exibitors will be South Coast Health &
Our club was given the opportunity to provide high tea for the Meals on Wheels volunteers recently and we really did step up to the mark. The venue was the members lounge at the Moruya Jockey Club which saw over 50
A huge thank you to everyone who supported our Drought Relief Project recently, an amazing $6,000 was raised. Late in August 5 members travelled to West Wyalong to consult with relative agencies in the
Our club had the pleasure of welcoming DG Maraget Hassall to our meeting on Wednesday night as part of her visit to all Rotary clubs within the district. Over 40 members and guests heard Margaret speak about her
Annabelle Smith and Billy Williams will be heading overseas early next year as Rotary Youth Exchange Students. Annabelle will be going to Switzerland and Billy is heading to Japan. Both are keen to immerse
It was lovely to welcome Bridie Douglas & Maddie Eveleigh to our meeting last week. Both girls are our Tertiary Scholarship recipients now studying at Sydney University. Bridie is studying Anthropology &
President Ward dusted off his school French to farewell Ariene last night. It was a lovely touch and much appreciated by Ariene who complimented Ward on his effort. Ariene will be be heading back to Quebec next
Congratulations to Cletus Heffernan, Phil Smith & Kimberli Eke on becoming the club's recent Paul Harris Fellows. Both Cletus and Phil have been long time members, Cletus joining 32 years ago and Phil over 20 years
Rotary International's President - Barry Rassin has chosen the theme for his year - BE THE INSPIRATION. Barry is a member of the Rotary Club of of East Nassau, New Providence - Bahamas.
At our Changeover last week, Past President Mike presented a cheque for $1,500 to Moruya Special Nippers. Receiving the donation were Special Nippers volunteers - Carol and Bridie Young.
Introducing our Board for 2018-19. Looking resplendent in his naval uniform is President Ward Hack.
The Changeover was held at the Moruya Golf Club with 70 people attending the night. Outgoing
Congratulations to Denzel Bond, our 2018 Vocational Award recipient. Denzel works at Greenlands Nursery here in Moruya and is well known for his excellent customer service and dedication. Denzel is pictured
The recent Cinders Trophy between Moruya and Narooma Rotary Clubs was a draw this year. This trivia night has been an annual event between the 2 clubs for many years and this is the first time there was no outright
Our club now meets at the Moruya Golf Club - Evans Street Moruya Wednesday nights 6.30pm for 7pm.
Looking forward to meeting visiting Rotarians.
Our club hosted the joint Rotary Club meeting last Wednesday at the Moruya Golf Club and what a fantastic night it was. Through the efforts of Moruya, Batemans Bay and Narooma clubs, the Moruya Jockey Club and local
Maddie has returned from her 12 months Youth Exchange to Italy and it was great to have her along with mum and 2 sisters at our recent meeting. Maddie knew she had mastered Italian when she
It was lovely to have our 2016 Tertiary Scholarship recipient, Donna Thompson at our recent club meeting. Donna is in her 3rd year studying nursing at the University of Wollongong - Batemans Bay
Going pink and green for RAM's was the theme at a recent fundraiser luncheon hosted by club member Shirl Hayes-Cornish.
This coming week sees the last of our summer BBQ's for 2018. A huge thank you to all those members who opened their homes to hosting these fun nights.
Tertiary education scholarships applications are now available - click here for information
Our Canadian exchange student - Arienne from Quebec has recently joined the Broulee Surf Rescue team. Back home Arienne is a lifeguard at her local lake although I am sure things are a
Our Youth Exchange student - Ariene has arrived from Quebec Canada and was met at Canberra Airport by her first host family, the Marshalls along with club councellor Wendy Smith.
It was goodbye to President Pauline and hello to 2017-18 President Mike at our recent Changeover held at the Moruya Golf Club.
John Sewell was honoured with a Campanion of Australian Rotary Health for his 23 years of service to our club as Bulletin Editor.
Defibrillator kits have been delivered to Woollworths Moruya, the Moruya Newsagency, Broulee Early Learning Centre and tuross Service Station recently.
Sue & Jeff Proud were inducted into our club last Wednesday night by President Pauline. The Rotary International pin were presented to them by club member and Past District Governor Phil Armstrong.
R.I. Director Noel Trevaskis was our very special guest recently and he was given the honour of presenting the Rotary International pin to our newest member Michael Gill.
Our joint meeting with Batemans Bay & Narooma Rotary saw 12 defibrillator units distributed by St John Ambulance representative Ryan Paterson from Sydney. Just on $28,000 was raised by our 3 clubs,the Moruya Jockey Club and a District Grant.
Rotary International is just about to celebrate its' 112th Birthday. Our club will be celebrating along with Batemans Bay & Narooma next week - Happy Birthday Rotary!
To mark our clubs 60th year of serving the community and Rotary International's 112th Birthday, our club has erected flags along our main street. Thank you to our wonderful Rotarian sponsors and businesses who funded this project.
The first of our summer BBQ's commenced last Wednsday night at Peta & Ian Thompsons home. A fantastic time was had by all who attended - great food, wine and company.
Kate Pavlou was inducted as an Honorary member of the club at last night's meeting.
Our club has provided 86 water filters and buckets for villagers and schoolchildren from the villages of Dotan & Pala in Timor Leste.
Thanks to District Designated Funds our club has been able to construct a wheelchair ramp and mounting platform at the Riding for the Disabled facility at Turlinjah 15 minutes south of Moruya.
Our combined Rotary club's Night at the Races was a huge success. Over 80 members from Moruya, Narooma and Batemans Bay enjoyed a delicious dinner prepared by Moruya Rotarians.
Friday 30th September saw all 4 Probus clubs in the Eurobodalla Shire along with Rotary Presidents of Batemans Bay, Narooma and Moruya attend a special luncheon at the Moruya Golf Club.
President Pauline had the honour of inducting the club's 50th member on Wednesday night. James Galbraith originally from Scotland is now calling Moruya home and he will be a great asset to our club.
Moruya High School MUNA (Model United Nations Assembly) team represented Syria at Old Parliament House Canberra over the weekend.
Well done team, you did your school, Moruya Rotary and yourselves proud.
Tertiary Eduation Scholarship application forms are now available for 2016 Year 12 students - click here for information.
Ken Hutt was our very special guest speaker at last week's meeting.
The highlight of our recent Changeover was our 60th birthday celebrations with guests of honour Ron and Michel who are charter members.
Ron and Michel were presented with certificates from RI President Ravi.
A very special night this coming Wednesday at the Moruya Bowling Club when our club not only holds is Changeover dinner, we will also be celebrating the clubs 60th
Please note we are meeting this Thursday night at Club Narooma - 6pm. This is the Cinders Trophy night with Narooma Rotary.
Our special guests last night were local doctors Chris Fenn, Tim Shepherd & Steve Murray, all providing over 30 years medical service to Moruya and surrounding areas.
Last week the members and guests were treated to a wonderful talk by 2
Attention all members and visiting Rotarians. Wednesday 6th April we will be meeting at the Balcony Restaurant at the Adelaide Hotel 6.30 for 7pm.
Moruya Rotary brightened up the Oncology Unit at Moruya Hospital thanks to the skillful sewing of our Rotary partners & friends Jan, Bron, Lorne, Sandra, Karen
Visiting Rotarians - our club will be meeting at Quarry Park situated beside Moruya River on North Heads Drive. Meeting time is 5.30 and will be a BBQ, please bring crockery and cutlery.
It was a tremendous honor last night to present Donna McCleer with a cheque from the club's Tertiary Education Scholarship.
Our guest speaker last night was the very inspirational Kimberli Eke the founder of The Girls Campaign a local organisation that is teaching girls to love themselves, feel happy and healthy and not be ruled by the images of
Presidents from Batemans Bay, Narooma and our very own Mike Dent cut the birthday cake as part of the combined Rotary Club's 111th Rotary birthday celebrations.
Typically of Rotarians we didn't give ourselves a present, the 3 club's along with
Local Wayne Carberry has been presented with a new surfboard as result of his guest speaker role at our first meeting for 2016.
Our first summer BBQ went off with a BANG last night at Geoff & Liz Flemings.
Christmas came early for a special resident of Moruya when our club provided Darren with an electric scooter. Now he can head down to the shops and around town whenever he likes.
For the 3rd year in a row, the Rotary Clubs of Moruya, Batemans Bay & Narooma along with the Moruya Jockey Club join forces to raise much needed funds for the Moruya Hospital Oncology Unit. Last year the three
I believe this was the first time a guest speaker received a standing ovation, but that is exactly the response Michael received from the members after his farewell speech.
Tertiary Scholarship Application for 2015 Year 12 students now open.
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Elizabeth Huppatz our newest member has boosted female membership to 7.
Last Saturday saw a small band of members constructing a shelter at the Riding for the Disabled facility at Turlinjah under Col Jay's leadership.
10 years and thousands of books later the Baby Book program at the Moruya Hospital is still going strong.
PP Steve Young (2005/06) started this literacy program whereby newborn babies receive a
Our guests speakers last week were Liz & Mike Hallahan from Moruya Special Nippers.
Liz and Mike explained that the Special Nippers program began at
Our club hosted the Moruya High Interact Changeover night.
Selina our Swiss YEP student has arrived and already settling into life in Moruya.
PP Keith greeted her at Sydney Airport after her long flight from Zurich.
Last Wednesday night saw over 80 people attending our 2015 Changeover Dinner.
Our trailer load of firewood was recently raffled and the lucky winner was Phil from Broulee.
Hannah Whiting our YEP student to the United States during 2014 visited our club last week with her mum Katherine. Hannah was hosted by the Rotary Club of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Our summer BBQ's have come to and end and it's back to our weekly meetings at the Bowling Club next Wednesday night.
The Matching Grant Project in eastern Nepal has officially been signed off as completed by The Rotary Foundation.
Our club certainly did light up at the Granite Festival held on Friday night on our beautiful Moruya River.
The Interact Club of Moruya High held its' Changeover Night as a joint meeting with Moruya Rotary.
Our newest members Shirl Hayes-Cornish and John Hayes were warmly welcomed into our club recently.
Shelter Box is providing shelter for fleeing Iraqui families.
Our Matching Grant Project 74957 in Nepal is just about completed.
Laoise Penton will be attending the Honeywell Engineering Summer School in January.
Laoise is also a charter member of the Interatact Club of Moruya High School.
District Governor Rowley Tompsett and Denise were our special guest this week.
Our club was extremely privileged to have a guest speaker of the calibre of Jacqueline Zwambila, ex Ambassador to Zimbabwe. Her presentation certainly informed our members about life in her country both pre and post Magabe.
Introducing our 2014/15 Board members with President Keith at the helm.
With this years Rotary theme Light up Rotary, that is exactly what President Keith wants to achieve.
Last Wednesday night was a very special one for our club - the charter night for the Interact Club of Moruya High School.
Tonight will see the Chartering of the Interact Club of Moruya High School.
The Moruya High School Interact Club was formed today.
One of our ShelterBoxes has made its way to Bohol in the Philippines and is providing shelter for Lamberto Humanel and his family.
Rotary's 109th Birthday saw a combined meeting with Batemans Bay and Narooma Rotary Clubs.
What a perfect way for our club to start the year - PP John Gillett was presented with an Order of Australia Medal in recognition for his volunteer work.
Take your hat off Moruya Rotary - we have provided 24 ShelterBoxes in the past 6 years - what a fantastic result.
Moruya Rotarian Alan Shephard and his ShelterBox team along with the
After attending the The National Youth Science Forum in Canberra during January this year, Justin was 1of 8 NSW students to be selected to attend the National Youth Science Week
Chairman of the Moruya Cancer Carers - Rob Pollock was presented with a cheque from President Geoffrey yesterday.
3 days after his arrival in Moruya, Corey attended our meeting and made quite an impression on the members not only for his polite manner, but also because he likes
Corey Powers from North Haven Connecticut is our exchange student for the next 12 months.
Our Shire’s new General Manager, Dr Catherine Dale was our guest speaker recently.
Last night President Clare hand over the chain of office to incoming President Geoff Fleming.
This coming Wednesday night is our CHANGEOVER night - 6.30 for 7pm. This will be a great night so come along and thank Clare for her fantastic year and welcome in Geoffrey.
Our club held its' June 5th meeting at our local Nepali Restaurant which is owned by Rotarian Dill Shrestha and his wife Robyn.
Moruya local Margaret Greig was our guest speaker last Wednesday night. Margaret’s life change dramatically when she was struck down with the polio aged
Moruya Rotary recently purchased a blanket warming cabinet for the Oncology Unit at Moruya Hospital.
Providing lunch to past and present day servicemen and women was such an honour for our members on ANZAC Day.
Adam de Toth, Chair of the National Youth Science Forum and Justin Roberts whom we sponsored to the National Youth Science Forum earlier this year were are recent Club guests.
Justin told the members of his experiences
The annual Cinders Trophy was held on Wednesday night and Narooma Rotary were the winning Club.
A recent survey show our Club has a wide mixutre of nationalities who now call Australia home.
Of the 53 members, 13 were born overseas:
7 in England, 2 in Wales, 1 in Egypt, 1 in Chile, 1 in Nepal and 1 in the former
Thanks to the work done by PP Ken McLeod we successfully sponsored a Federal government grant of $4,950 for the local Moruya Scout Group.
A container load of items is making its' way to flood ravaged Bundaberg thanks to Moruya Rotary.
Ten members including partners made up the cleaning crew for this years' Clean Up Australia campaign.
The Presidents from Batemans Bay, Narooma and Moruya jointly cut the birthday cake as part of the 108th birthday celebrations for Rotary.
Our joint Peace Forum meeting last week attracted 90 members and their partners from Batemans Bay, Narooma & Moruya Rotary Clubs. The two keynote speakers were Dr Anne Gallagher & Bishop George Browning.
This little red peace crane made by Allan Jennaway last September has a new home in Bernburg Germany, 200kms south of Berlin.
Will Scobie our 2012 exchange student to Germany arrived home to Moruya after 12 amazing months in the Brandenburg area of Germany.
Allan and his Shelter Box team set up the display outside the Moruya Swimming Pool on Saturday.
The first of our summer BBQ's was held at Michael Gold's last Wednesday night and unlike previous years - it didn't rain, much to Michaels' relief. Great food, wine and laughter helped make the night a great success.
Our Rotary Youth Exchange student Kate Holder will soon be jetting off to northern France as part of her 12 month exchange.
January means summer bbq's at members homes. These social events are a break away from the normal Rotary meeting - so don't forget to check the Bulletin to see when and where.
January casual meetings are held at members homes - please contact us for details
Our Christmas party was a great night with lots of laughter, yummy
Sally Gordon was inducted on the 14th November and she is our Clubs' 7th female member.
Conferences don't just happen, there is a lot of hard work done behind the scenes and our club can be proud of the conference team that help DG Phil have 'the best conference ever".
Dr Anne Gallagher AO was a very special guest speaker at our Club recently. Anne who is a local spoke on subject she is passionate about - human trafficking.
Our club has lost a very fine member and Graham will be missed by all. PP & PHF Graham was a caring husband, father and grandfather and a valued member of our club.
Allan Jennaway looks very pleased with himself and rightly so, both he and fellow Rotarians and partners made over 100 Peace Cranes which will wing their way to 3 Peace Conferences being
Our very special guest speaker last night was Kim Gillis - Vice President & General Manger of Boeing Defence Australia.
Cletus Heffernan was presented with a Membership Recogniton badge on Wednesday night by Assistant DG Vere Gray. Cletus introduced our Club's 56th member - Robert Richmond to Rotary recently.
Students attending the High School Careers Day at the Moruya Basketball Stadium were greeted by the smiling faces of our catering crew.
Robert Richmond became the 56th member of our Club at last nights' meeting.
Moruya Rotary's very own - DG Phil Armstrong visited the club on Wednesday night.
Last Wednesday night our Swiss Exchange student - Isabelle Zuber said her final farewell to our club. Isabelle told of her 12 months in Australia and the wonderful time she has had.
The Moruya 2012 Changeover was an historic one as Clare Hack became this clubs' first female president.
Alexandra Trakula reported to our club recently on her weekend RYPEN camp at Mogo.
Jacqui Welham our Exchange Student to Sweden during 2011 was our special guest on the 6th June.
Moruya Rotary will be raising funds for Mental Health Research at our next meeting 16th May. All members and their partners are asked to wear a hat, this will be a special wine tasting night.
Liz Hallahan (2nd from right) from the Campbell Street Medical Centre was the very worthy winner of the Nurse of the Year.
Faye Hill from the Moruya District Hospital, Debbie Whitten
2 Moruya Veterinary nurses making a difference in Sikkim northern India.
Denise Thomas & Nikki Reid both vet nurses at the Moruya Veterinary Hospital told members of their
DG Rob Woolley made a surprise visit to our club to present 2 very special banners in recognition of our strong support of The Rotary Foundation
Our club was awarded the
Celebrating Rotary International's 107th Birthday
Moruya Rotary will be hosts for the 107th RI Birthday celebrations.
2011 Christmas Party at the Moruya Surf Club will go down as one of the most enjoyable.