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Latest Club News

04
Aug

Welcome Ariene

Ariene arrives

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.

01
Jul

2017-18 President Mike Dent

President Mike

It was goodbye to President Pauline and hello to 2017-18 President Mike at our recent Changeover held at the Moruya Golf Club.

30
Jun

John Sewell Honoured

John Sewell Presentation

John Sewell was honoured with a Campanion of Australian Rotary Health for his 23 years of service to our club as Bulletin Editor.

27
May

Defibrillators Delivered

Handover at Wolloworths

Defibrillator kits have been delivered to Woollworths Moruya, the Moruya Newsagency, Broulee Early Learning Centre and tuross Service Station recently.

27
Apr

New Members

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.

12
Apr

R.I. Director Noel Trevaskis Visit

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.

01
Mar

Defibrillators for Moruya

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.

16
Feb

Happy Birthday Rotary International

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!

30
Jan

Club Flying High

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.

09
Jan

Summer BBQ 2017

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.

08
Dec

Kate - New Honorary Member

Kate Pavlou was inducted as an Honorary member of the club at last night's meeting.

10
Nov

Water Filters for Timor

Our club has provided 86 water filters and buckets for villagers and schoolchildren from the villages of Dotan & Pala in Timor Leste.

07
Nov

District Grant

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.

01
Nov

A Night at the Races

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.

31
Oct

AGM Notice & Financials

Click here for full Audit report   Click here for Audit Certificate.

Our AGM will be held Wednesday

03
Oct

40th Anniversary of Probus

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.

08
Sep

New Member

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.

22
Aug

MUNA 2016

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.

26
Jul

Tertiary Education Scholarship 2017

Tertiary Eduation Scholarship application forms are now available for 2016 Year 12 students - click here for information.

11
Jul

Souring High

Ken Hutt was our very special guest speaker at last week's meeting.

24
Jun

2016 changeover

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.

20
Jun

60th Birthday & Changeover Dinner

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

16
May

Change of Date & Venue

Please note we are meeting this Thursday night at Club Narooma - 6pm.  This is the Cinders Trophy night with Narooma Rotary.

21
Apr

A Country Practice

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.

18
Apr

Supporting our Local Youth

NYSF

Honeywell Science

Last week the members and guests were treated to a wonderful talk by 2

04
Apr

Social Night

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.

31
Mar

Brightening the Moruya Oncology Unit

Wall hanging

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

29
Mar

Important Notice

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.

24
Mar

Tertiary Scholarship Awarded

It was a tremendous honor last night to present Donna McCleer with a cheque from the club's Tertiary Education Scholarship.

10
Mar

The Girl Campaign

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

24
Feb

Happy Birthday Rotary

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

24
Feb

New surfboard for Wayne

Wayne surfboard

Local Wayne Carberry has been presented with a new surfboard as result of his guest speaker role at our first meeting for 2016.

14
Jan

Summer BBQ

Flemings

Our first summer BBQ went off with a BANG last night at Geoff & Liz Flemings.

05
Jan

Darren is Mobile

Scooter

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.

26
Nov

Christmas Race Meeting

Christmas at the Races

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

10
Nov

Farewell Michael

Michael Gold

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.

05
Nov

Tertiary Scholarship

Tertiary Scholarship Application for 2015 Year 12 students now open.

Click here for further

02
Nov

Newest Female Member

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Huppatz our newest member has boosted female membership to 7.

27
Oct

Shelter for Riding for the Disabled

Riding for the Disabled

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.

22
Oct

Baby Books 10th Year

Baby books

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

06
Oct

Special Nippers

Special Nippers

Our guests speakers last week were Liz & Mike Hallahan from Moruya Special Nippers.

Liz and Mike explained that the Special Nippers program began at

29
Sep

Polio Free

Nigeria Polio Free

03
Sep

Moruya High Interact Changeover Night

2015 Interact Changeover

Our club hosted the Moruya High Interact Changeover night.

01
Aug

Selina Arrives

Selina

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.

26
Jun

2015 Changeover

Changing of the Guard

Last Wednesday night saw over 80 people attending our 2015 Changeover Dinner.

22
May

Nepal Earthquake Raffle

Raffle

Our trailer load of firewood was recently raffled and the lucky winner was Phil from Broulee.

04
Mar

Hannah is Back

Hannah

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

29
Jan

Holidays are Over

Summer BBQ's

Our summer BBQ's have come to and end and it's back to our weekly meetings at the Bowling Club next Wednesday night.

04
Dec

Matching Grant Completed

Plaque

The Matching Grant Project in eastern Nepal has officially been signed off as completed by The Rotary Foundation.

21
Oct

Light Up Rotary

Lantern Festival

Our club certainly did light up at the Granite Festival held on Friday night on our beautiful Moruya River.

13
Oct

Interact Changeover Night

Changeover Night

The Interact Club of Moruya High held its' Changeover Night as a joint meeting with Moruya Rotary.

04
Sep

Our Newest Members

John & Shirl

Our newest members Shirl Hayes-Cornish and John Hayes were warmly welcomed into our club recently.

19
Aug

Shelter Box

Shelter Box

Shelter Box is providing shelter for fleeing Iraqui families.

13
Aug

Matching Grant Nepal

Access to Water

Our Matching Grant Project 74957 in Nepal is just about completed.

25
Jul

Honeywell Engineering School

Honeywell Candidate

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.

24
Jul

DG Visit

DG Rowley & President Keith

District Governor Rowley Tompsett and Denise were our special guest this week.

09
Jul

Jacqueline Zwambila

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.

27
Jun

2014/15 Board

2014 Board

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.

27
May

Charter Night

Charter Night

Last Wednesday night was a very special one for our club - the charter night for the Interact Club of Moruya High School.

21
May

Interact Charter Night

Interact Charter Night

Tonight will see the Chartering of the Interact Club of Moruya High School.

21
Mar

Interact Club Formed

Interact Club

The Moruya High School Interact Club was formed today.

18
Mar

Providing Shelter

ShelterBox Philippines

One of our ShelterBoxes has made its way to Bohol in the Philippines and is providing shelter for Lamberto Humanel and his family.

24
Feb

Working Together

Oncology Cheque

Rotary's 109th Birthday saw a combined meeting with Batemans Bay and Narooma Rotary Clubs.

28
Jan

John Gillett OAM

John Gillett

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.

11
Nov

ShelterBox - 24 in 6 years

ShelterBox

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

08
Oct

Justin Roberts

Justin Roberts

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

22
Aug

Oncology Donation

Oncology Donation

Chairman of the Moruya Cancer Carers - Rob Pollock was presented with a cheque from President Geoffrey yesterday.

19
Aug

Corey Settles In

Corey Powers

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

05
Aug

Our Latest Exchange Student

Corey Powers

Corey Powers from North Haven Connecticut is our exchange student for the next 12 months.

31
Jul

General Manager - Euro Shire

Catherine Dale

Our Shire’s new General Manager,  Dr Catherine Dale was our guest speaker recently.

27
Jun

Changeover Night

2013-14 Board

Last night President Clare hand over the chain of office to incoming President Geoff Fleming.

23
Jun

2013 Changevoer

2013 Changeover

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.

10
Jun

Back to Nepal

Nepal Restaurant

Our club held its' June 5th meeting at our local Nepali Restaurant which is owned by Rotarian Dill Shrestha and his wife Robyn.

05
Jun

Margaret Greig

Margaret Greig

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

13
May

Helping Moruya Oncology Unit

Moruya Rotary purchases blanket warmer

Moruya Rotary recently purchased a blanket warming cabinet for the Oncology Unit at Moruya Hospital.

29
Apr

ANZAC Day

Providing lunch to past and present day servicemen and women was such an honour for our members on ANZAC Day.

26
Apr

National Youth Science Forum

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

19
Apr

Cinders Trophy

The annual Cinders Trophy was held on Wednesday night and Narooma Rotary were the winning Club.

10
Apr

Our Diverse Membership

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

12
Mar

Local Scout Group

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.

08
Mar

Help for Bundaberg

A container load of items is making its' way to flood ravaged Bundaberg thanks to Moruya Rotary.

05
Mar

Clean Up Australia

Ten members including partners made up the cleaning crew for this years' Clean Up Australia campaign.

26
Feb

Rotary's 108th Birthday

The Presidents from Batemans Bay, Narooma and Moruya jointly cut the  birthday cake as part of the 108th birthday celebrations for Rotary.

26
Feb

Peace Forum

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.

26
Feb

Moruya to Bernburg Germany

This little red peace crane made by Allan Jennaway last September has a new home in Bernburg Germany, 200kms south of Berlin.

13
Feb

Back Home from Germany

Will Scobie our 2012 exchange student to Germany arrived home to Moruya after 12 amazing months in the Brandenburg area of Germany.

14
Jan

Shelter Box Display

Allan and his Shelter Box team set up the display outside the Moruya Swimming Pool on Saturday.

14
Jan

1st of the Summer BBQ's

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.

03
Jan

Off to France

Our Rotary Youth Exchange student Kate Holder will soon be jetting off to northern France as part of her 12 month exchange.

03
Jan

Summer BBQ's

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.

21
Dec

Merry Christmas

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas

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

26
Nov

2 New Members

Sally Gordon was inducted on the 14th November and she is our Clubs' 7th female member.

06
Nov

What a Team

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".

24
Oct

Anne Gallagher

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.

10
Oct

Farewell Graham

Graham Jackson

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.

19
Sep

Crane Making

Crane Making

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

06
Sep

Come Fly with Me

Kim Gillis - Boeing

Our very special guest speaker last night was Kim Gillis - Vice President & General Manger of Boeing Defence Australia.

24
Aug

Membership Recognition

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.  

31
Jul

High School Careers Market

Students attending the High School Careers Day at the Moruya Basketball Stadium were greeted by the smiling faces of our catering crew.

19
Jul

Our Newest Member

Robert Richmond became the 56th member of our Club at last nights' meeting.

15
Jul

District Governor Visit

Moruya Rotary's very own - DG Phil Armstrong visited the club on Wednesday night.

09
Jul

Farewell Isabelle

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.

28
Jun

2012 Changeover

The Moruya 2012 Changeover was an historic one as Clare Hack became this clubs'  first female president.

14
Jun

RYPEN Student

Alexandra Trakula reported to our club recently on her weekend RYPEN camp at Mogo.

09
Jun

Home from Sweden

Jacqui Welham our Exchange Student to Sweden during 2011 was our special guest on the 6th June.

11
May

Hat Day

Hat Day

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.  

18
Apr

Nurse of the Year

Nurse Awards

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

14
Mar

Vets Beyond Borders

 

Moruya Vet Nurses

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

02
Feb

Special Presentation

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

Foundation Award

Our club was awarded  the

30
Jan

Birthday Celebrations

Celebrating Rotary International's 107th Birthday

Birthday

Moruya Rotary will be hosts for the 107th RI Birthday celebrations.

14
Dec

Christmas Party

Christmas Elves

2011 Christmas Party at the Moruya Surf Club will go down as one of the most enjoyable.