New Honorary Member of Rotary Club of Lilydale – Norm Bruce – 24/10/17

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

  Norm Bruce has spent the last 16 years in East Timor as manager of the East Timor Roofing operation.  Retirement now beckons. Norm’s job was to manage the mill and train the staff. He adapted the existing primitive accommodation for himself at the factory, slowly improving the conditions, so that he now has running water, sewerage and reasonable accommodation. …

Bairo Pite Clinic – Final Report at Conclusion of Project

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

The final RAWCS report in respect to this project is attached Final Report RAWCS – DEC 2017. A full overview of the Club’s involvement in the Bairo Pite Clinic can be viewed under International projects –  https://www.rotarylilydale.org.au/club-projects-activities/international/.  

AUDIOLOGY PROJECT – WORKSHOP IN EAST TIMOR

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

Club President Bill Parlet and member/wife Madalyn Parlet  were attendees and presenters at the Audiology Workshop held in East Timor on the 29th & 30th of November 2017. This is a project that both Madalyn and Bill have been enthusiastically working on over the past couple of years.  We were given an overview of this Project at a recent Club …

Vale – Honorary Member – Neville Lester

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of recently announced Honorary Member – Neville Lester.  He will be greatly missed by all in the Club.  Rotarian   at Rotary Club of Collingwood   22/06/1989   –  30/06/2002…… Paul Harris Fellow  + 1 sapphires                         Rotary District 9800 …

2017 Club Presidential Changeover

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

Following a very successful year under President Delwyn Ellis, achieving solid fund raising and member growth results, on Sunday the 25/06/2017 the Club had an enjoyable changeover lunch.  There President Delwyn  handed the Chain of Office to incoming President Bill Parlet.                           Club members Des Shiel and Ron …

2016 -2017 Exchange Student – Tom Deshayes from France

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

 Tom Deshayes – Inward Exchange Student from France Our inbound exchange student Tom Deshayes, arrived safely Wednesday evening at Melbourne airport.  He has taken a day or two to settle in. Thursday he slept in and spent some time in the afternoon with Maria and looking around Lilydale and Lilydale Lake. Friday we met with Rosina Fotia, Principle Lilydale Heights …

LILYDALE YOUTH CLUB REFURBISHMENT – 2016

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

The Club was instrumental in the building of the Lilydale Youth Club facilities some 30 years ago. The Club’s Lilydale  Youth Club representative, Ian Darvell proposed to the Club’s Board, that the original Youth Club rooms required a drastic clean and paint following 30 years of continuous use. Over approximately a fortnight, with weekends included, Club members & partners, as well as …

RAWCS NEWSLETTER – BAIRO PITE CLINIC PROJECT

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

The latest RAWCS Newsletter concerning our project at the Bairo Pite Clinic can be viewed on the following link Rawcs BPC March 2015 newsletter Open house at Jenny Selway’s to welcome Nurse Lidia on her arrival for her training program, part sponsored by our Club and RC Bayswater.

OCTOBER 2014 NEWS

Michael Gavin Monthly Updates

TEDDIES FOR TIMOR project has expanded to within the Newport Lakes Primary School and the school is publishing its efforts via a U-tube video link on “Todays Schools”. This video can be viewed on the following link Teddies for Timor, Newport Lakes Primary School on Today’s SChools FUNDS PRESENTATION :      $1010.00 This month, our Club member Rhonda Kellett presented to …