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The President and members of The Rotary Club of Walkerville invite you to attend a meeting and learn about Rotary in your community.

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 Next Meeting
Wednesday 2 May
Topic: Vibrant Health, Clean Living Tips
Speaker: Margaret Zimmermann
Venue: Meridien Hotel
6.00 pm for a 6.30 pm start
 Following Meeting
Wednesday 9  May
Topic
: My Lifestyle in Bangkok
Speaker: Peter Sowden
Venue: Meridien Hotel
6.00 pm for a 6.30 pm start

 

Adelaide Meridien Hotel - normal meeting venue

Adelaide Meridien Hotel – normal meeting venue


Articles of Interest

Anzac Day – we cooked for 300

Once again we rose to the occasion and cooked breakfast for those who attended the Dawn Service at Walkerville on Anzac Day. Everything was set up in the RSL car park on Tuesday afternoon and we started cooking at 6.00 am on Wednesday, Anzac Day. A big thanks to Rex for coordinating the exercise and to the cooks and servers Gavan, Vic, JP, JR, Jude, Chris, Neville, Peter S and David who came down to help serve after the service.

Very early and dark

Very early and dark

Bacon and snags

Bacon and snags

Toad in the hole dept

Toad in the hole dept

Serving the hungry

Serving the hungry

Thanks Wayne and the Men from Richard Mitchell Storage and Removalists

Pres Gavan and Wayne

Pres Gavan and Wayne

President Gavan presents Wayne Dade from Richard Mitchell Storage and Removalists with a Certificate of Appreciation for the assistance of two of his people to load a container of hospital equipment for the Kionyo Clinic in Kenya.

Loading the Container at the RAH for Kionyo HIV Clinic, Kenya, 23 February

Ably led by Allan W and Neville, a team of 12 club members and friends loaded a 40 foot container with medical equipment from the old RAH. Chris organised two experienced removalists from Mitchell Removals to help us pack the container efficiently and they were a tremendous help. Watching Neville manoeuvre his tank-tracked fork lift made our day because some of the equipment was extremely heavy. Fran did a great job with the catering for the day and ensured that refreshments were readily available all the time and organised a very welcome lunch – thanks Fran. Everything went smoothly and we were able to knock off by lunchtime which was a bonus as we expected to be there all day. Thanks to Ken D for the pics. Great job everyone!

That heavy dentist chair again

That heavy dentist chair again

Our Removalist helpers arrive

Our Removalist helpers arrive

Waiting to load

Waiting to load

Rest time

Rest time

The chair is on its way

The chair is on its way

Taping everything down

Taping everything down

Hospital Equipment for Kenya Project Commenced at DIK – 10 February

Unloading the storage boxes

Unloading the storage boxes

Some of the gear

Some of the gear

Gavan standing around

Gavan standing around

Joan and Jeff at work

Joan and Jeff at work

On cleaning duty

On cleaning duty

You want me to lift this?

You want me to lift this?

The forklift is easier

The forklift is easier

It fitted on the Ute

It fitted on the Ute

Done and dusted!

Done and dusted!

An intrepid band of workers spent two and a half hours today at Donations in Kind at Edinburgh loading Neville’s ute and trailer with medical equipment and supplies. This is stage one of the Kenya project. These goods will be loaded into a container at the RAH on 23 February and then shipped overseas with other gear waiting for us at the RAH. We loaded wheelchairs, walkers, walking aids, medical supplies and even a brand new dentist’s chair that weighed over 360Kg. A big thanks to Fran and Allan, Neville, Jude, Ken, Gavan, Vic, JP, Joan Smit and Jeff Cluse – a ring-in from Prospect RC who came to help us.

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Meeting Venue: Adelaide Meridien Hotel,
21 Melbourne Street
North Adelaide, SA
Meeting Time: Wednesday
6:00 pm for 6:30 pm
Postal Address: PO Box 96
Walkerville SA 5081
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