THE ROTARY CLUB OF NORTHERN YORKE PENINSULA AT A GLANCE
Here at The Rotary Club of Northern Yorke Peninsula, we know that sometimes all it takes to make the world a better place is a little support. Since our founding in the early 1900s, our Club has been striving to make a difference. The core of our efforts is to support Rotary International's worldwide projects while supporting Domestic and Local Charities. We raise funds from within our Community through a number of means.
We are a Club of 32 strong and are always looking for new members to join us in these endeavours. If YOU are interested in becoming a member of a world wide service organisation, use the messaging service available at the "contact" button on the top page to send us a message or look us up at the monthly market. We also have a facebook page. Look us up there as well. We meet weekly at the Kadina Bowling Club, on the corner of Hallett street and Doswell terrace, Kadina at 6:00 for 6:30 PM for a dinner meeting.
Working in the community.
Over the years of it's existence, the Rotary Club of Northern Yorke Peninsula (formerly the Kadina Rotary Club) has done many practical tasks within the Community. Shown below are a few of the most recent.
One or our many Market Stalls.
Shelter Shed Construction along Walking Trail from Wallaroo to Kadina.
KNITTED WOOLENS FOR CHARITIES
We collect items made by the Knitting groups for delivery to Rotary's "Donations in Kind" division.
HOMELESS PERSON'S ABLUTION BLOCK
Built utilising local Contractors and with grants from Rotary District 9500, South Australian Government and Club raised money. Sited at Kadina Salvation Army Complex.
WALLAROO TO KADINA WALKING TRAIL.
Starting as a Bi Centennial project, we have now almost completed a 10 Km. trail that gets used daily by both walkers and cyclists. Club members raised the required funds through working bees and the sale of scrap steel which had to be removed from unused fencing and posts along the now abandoned railway corridor. The Copper Coast Council helped us secure the track and sealed the final surface.
HOW IT STARTED.
Sign placed at the Wallaroo end of the intended walking trail to Kadina, along the unused railway corridoor.
MORE OF WHAT WE DO.
WALLAROO MINES BAND STAND REFURBISHMENT PROJECT.
This is the old Wallaroo Mines band-stand that was converted into a football club change-room after the band ceased to be. It was then later transported by road to the Farmshed site on the Kadina to Moonta road. Our Rotary Club members cleaned up the old building, removed the doors and the cladding that had been added to convert it into the change-room, made up replacement timber work, re roofed the building and repainted it back to original colours.
WE WELCOMED THE MELBOURNE CUP TO KADINA ON ITS WAY AROUND THE COUNTRY.
WALKERS APPROACHING THE FINISH LINE OF THE INAUGURAL "DEMENTURE WALK" ALONG THE NEW WALKING TRAIL.
MANY BBQ'S FOR DIFFERENT OCCASIONS, THIS ONE IS FOR THE ANNUAL "CHRISTMAS IN KADINA" EVENT
B.B.Q.ING AT A "SHOW AND SHINE" MEET HELD IN THE KADINA SHOW GROUNDS.
OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Our Board Members attend a board meeting once a month to conduct the business of running the Club.
Presides over Club meetings and activities.
Has the responsibilities to ensure that the Club responds appropriatley to any Youth orientated requests or requirements that come to the Club. He also promotes any Rotary Youth programmes, locally.
KEY BOARD MEMBERS.
Rotary Foundation Representative.
This office has the task of ensuring that the Club meets it's obligations to the Rotary Foundation.
Our Rotary Motto
is "Service above Self"
Our Creed is
1/ Is it the Truth?
2/ Is it fair to all
3/ Will it Build Goodwill
and better friendships?
4/ Will it be Beneficial
to all concerned?
Our Theme for the 2020/21 Rotary Year.
"ROTARY OPENS OPPORTUNITIES"
World Governor. Holger Knaack.
ROTARY KADINA MARKET.
Normally held on the last Saturday of the month. Food Stalls - Home Produce - Bric-a-Brac - Useful Items - Baked Goods - Locally made Garden Ornaments. Entertainment.
Dates for 2021 will be
January 16th, Febuary 27th, March 27th, April 17th, May 22nd,June 26th, July 31st, August 28th, September 25th, October 30th, November 27th & NONE in December.
The Saturday of the Month may change if it is seen to be clashing with another event being held in the region.
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