What We Do

What Does the Rotary Club of Croydon & Montrose Do?

  • Rotary Club of Croydon & Montrose October 2020
  • Supports local and international community based organisations
  • Organises fundraising events to further worthy causes
  • Provides the opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • Develops friendships and shared experiences
  • Contributes to the worldwide Rotary Polio Immunisation Program for children

Community

  • Support organisations aimed at decreasing Domestic Violence
  • Partner with Victoria Police to fund a Community Proactive Policing Vehicle
  • Establish Joint Venture partnerships with Helping Hand Foodbank, City of Wellbeing and Montrose Men’s Shed projects
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Youth Personal Development

  • Co-ordinate the annual Primary Schools Speech Contests for up to 18 local Primary Schools in the Croydon and Montrose areas
  • Conduct in conjunction with Toastmasters and Melba College, the Four-Way Test Speaking Contest for Secondary students
  • Sponsor at least four students (2 teams) each year to participate in the Rotary Model United Nations (MUNA) Assembly at Parliament House
  • Continuing to support the Rotary funded Eastwood Primary School literacy program, with Rotarians and friends assisting with reading sessions
  • Together with the Rotary Club of Maroondah, we deliver the ANZAC Day Primary Schools Service at Ringwood Lake

Health & Wellbeing Programs

  • Funded over $150,000 to the Kidney Health Australia Big Red Kidney Bus – to allow for Dialysis patients to have a holiday at popular destination

      New Victorian Big Red Kidney Bus - Rear             

Scholarships & Awards

  • Sponsor Scholarships for the Swinburne University Young Mums Program
  • Sponsor students to the Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN)
  • Sponsor young adults to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)– an inspiring leadership opportunity
  • Rotary Kevin Heinze Community Award – recognising an exceptional volunteer in the community

International Projects

  • Sponsor secondary and tertiary education at All Angels School at Senga Bay, Malawi plus support a community development program
  • Support the Aussie Kenya Community Organisation to build and maintain a school in N’Gope, Kenya
  • Contribute to the “Back to School” project of with the Rotary Club of Subang, Malaysia which directly improves the lives of children in need
  • Assist in times of international disasters with support for relief through Shelterbox Australia
  • Facilitate significant philanthropic donations to international aid programs

The Rotary Club of Croydon & Montrose usually meets at: Dorset Gardens Hotel at 335 Dorset Road, Croydon, on Tuesday evenings at 6.00pm for 6.30pm. As we are currently unavailable to do so, we are holding meetings via zoom (logging in at 5:50pm), please email zoomadmin@rotarycroydonmontrose.org.au if you are interested in joining us!

Come as a guest, enjoy the friendship and discover the opportunities.

 

Website http://rotarycroydonmontrose.org.au/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CroydonMontroseRotary

Contact the Club by email: president@rotarycroydonmontrose.org.au or membership@rotarycroydonmontrose.org.au