The Rotary Club of Mosman

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ANZAC Day thanks from Mosman RSL

On behalf of the members of the Mosman RSL sub-Branch I thank each of you, your staff, members and students for your participation in the ANZAC Day commemoration services both at the Mosman War Memorial and at the Dawn Service at Georges Heights. Your participation ensured that the 2023 commemoration

Club and District Changeovers are fast approaching

Late June every year is a time of change in the Rotary world. At that time of the year, all 34,000 Rotary Clubs around the World conduct a Changeover ceremony which brings NEW leadership, NEW ideas, a NEW theme and renewed vitality to each Club.  This changeover of leadership occurs

Rotary Health Bequest from PP Ian Fitzpatrick

Our beloved member Past President Ian Fitzpatrick passed away in August last year. His estate has just made a significant donation to the Australia Rotary Health Research Fund. The fund is closely associated with Mental Health issues.  PP Blair recalls Ian’s involvement with Rotary Health Perhaps the most important project

Become a Centurion and help towards our Rotary Foundation commitment

Our club regularly commits to a contribution to the Rotary Foundation and over the years has derived significant benefits in the form of District and International matching grants. One way of helping is through the Centurion Program. This was initiated many years ago by the districts in Australia and New

Marco at the SCG for Swans vs GWS

Ruth and Barry took Marco to experience an AFL game at the SCG on Saturday. Unfortunately for our team of Sydney Swans supporters, Giants star Toby Greene kicked a clutch goal in stunning fashion just before the final whistle to snap a two-game losing streak against their crosstown rivals. This

Monday’s Speaker – Peter Large on Books in Home

Our club is a long term supporter of Books in Home, a project that gives young school students new books for them to keep and enjoy at home. This week Peter Large will be coming to update us on the scheme. Peter Large is the CEO and Chairperson of the

KIT – Keeping In Touch

Hello to All Members – I am currently putting together our next KIT – Keeping In Touch – and request some input from you – just a couple of lines is fine – what’s been going on in your life – future plans – travel – family news ? I

Winter RYPEN – Invitation to the final day lunch and graduation

PP Halyna would like to organise a few members to go to Springwood on June 13th to attend the final lunch and afternoon presentations. She anticipates 4/5 members could go to the Blue Mountains in one car. Please contact Halyna no later than May 15th if you are able to

Zali Steggall MP comments on our guest speaker

The following was recently added to Zali’s Facebook page   Last November Vivienne Paduch, a young Warringah constituent, did us proud when she represented the Australian Federal Branch at the 11th Commonwealth Youth Parliament in Trinidad & Tobago. Over 4 days young people aged 18 to 29 came together in

ANZAC Day Dawn Service

President Mark and PE James together with other club members attended the dawn service at Georges Heights. Mark and James laid a wreath on behalf of our club. President Mark also attended a commemorative service on Sunday and again laid a wreath on behalf of our club.

A short history of the Mosman Jigsaw Project

Our major fundraiser for the last 2 years has been the design, production and sale of a jigsaw featuring Mosman.   The idea of a double sided jigsaw was the inspiration of PP Mark Alderson. After some discussion the then President, Richard Vahtrick gathered together a committee of new members

Monday’s Speakers: Rob Sturrock Re Anzac Day – Women and Children Left Behind Plus the National Youth Science Forum

PP Rob Sturrock will be giving a short Anzac orientated talk on Women and Children left behind when their menfolk went off to war in 1914-18. Anica Wong + Bethany Walker on the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) Anica and Bethany are from Queenwood School for Girls.  Our club sponsored

Veterans’ Stories, occurring next week at the Landship Gallery, Middle Head, Mosman.

On behalf of the Headland Preservation Group (HPG) the Mosman Art Gallery is delighted to invite our members and friends to a special exhibition, Veterans’ Stories, occurring next week at the Landship Gallery, Middle Head, Mosman. Exhibition Dates Tuesday 25 April, ANZAC Day following the Dawn Service Saturday 29 and

Zone 8 Regionalisation Pilot Receives Financial Support from Rotary International Board

The Regionalisation Pilot Project Team Co-chairs Ingrid Waugh (NZ/Oceania) and Peter Frueh (Australia) have issued the following update: Following our all member communication on 14 March, the Regionalisation Core Team submitted the business case to the Rotary International Board on 11 April 2023, seeking financial commitment to commence the pilot. We


PE James and PP Richard attended the International Meeting at last week’s District Conference. One aspect of the meeting was District Grants. These are funded by the Rotary Foundation but allocated by District. There is a limit of $2500 for domestic projects and $5000 for international projects. Grants are to

District Assembly

District 9685 held the first part of its 2023-24 Assembly on April 15th at Epping Boys High School. Attending from our club were P-E James plus Richard, Barry, Ruth and Derek.  DGE Christine Owen went through various aspects of her plans for the coming Rotary year with emphasis on next

Monday’s Speaker – Vivienne Paduch on the 11th Commonwealth Youth Parliament

The Commonwealth Youth Parliament (CYP) is one of the CPA’s most popular programmes and brings together participants aged 18-29 representing the nine CPA Regions – Africa; Asia; Australia; British Islands and Mediterranean; Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic; Canada; India; Pacific; South-East Asia. The week long Commonwealth Youth Parliament provides a key

Marco on the Royal National Park Coastal Track

PP Derek and exchange student Marco took advantage of the Easter Holidays to attempt the 30km coastal track running through the Royal National Park. It takes around 1 hour on the train to Cronulla and then 30 mins on the Ferry to get to the start point at Bundeena. Then


It’s been a long few weeks missing PP Dom at our meetings while he has been in Royal North Shore with a few medical issues. This week we had brilliant news from PP Di: Dear Friends – against all odds, Dom returned home late this afternoon – he has dodged

International Project – Hera Pre School, Timor Leste

WE have successfully registered a project with RAWCS [Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd] which means that any contribution made will be eligible for a tax deduction. The project is run by Timor-Leste Rotary Alumni to purchase building materials to enable them to construct a pre-school with their labour being supervised

Rotarians Doing Good

Speakers Corner                 

05/06                   Sharon Crean + Mary Mwikali – Beyond Water

07/06                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

12/06                   No meeting – King’s Birthday Holiday

19/06                   Mike Munro – The Last of the Bushrangers and This is Your Life

26/06                   Ed Sobiesiak – RYLA & RYPEN in Timor Leste



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Rotary Club of Mosman

Our club has been a leading service organisation on the North Shore of Sydney since it was formed over 60 years ago. We are completing sixty years on 1st January 2021.

Members contribute their time, energy and passion to sustainable, long term projects both within Australia and across the globe. Each project has its own specific humanitarian aims but common to all is a desire to make the world a better place. Examples include disease prevention and treatment, disaster relief, water and sanitation, etc.

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