The D9600 Buzz
World Polio Day Fundraising Dinner (RC Maleny) Wed 28th October

For more than 30 years Rotary International (RI) and its partners have driven the effort to eradicate polio worldwide. Rotary members have contributed more than $2.1 billion and countless volunteer hours to protect more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries from this paralyzing disease.

In 1988 there were 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries. Today only two countries (Afghanistan and Pakistan) report cases of wild poliovirus.

Rotary has committed to raising $50 million per year for polio eradication The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to match that 2-to-1, for a total commitment of $150 million each year.

The Rotary Club of Maleny donates a minimum of $1,000 each year to ending polio worldwide.

If you are interested in learning more and supporting the PolioPlus Program please join us for an information / fund raising dinner.

Cost: $30 including Dinner, Tea and Coffee

ROMAC Fundraising Dinner (District 9630) on 31st October

Come support ROMAC over a sumptious 2-course dinner with live music at the United Service Club in Spring Hill on the 31st October. There will also be raffles on the night with some significant prizes including a cruise for 8 on the boat on the left.

For more details and how to book, click on the button below.

RC Kenmore Christmas Trailer Raffle

On the left you can see a picturs from Kenmore Rotary's Hat day, held on 21st October. But the fundraising efforts continue!

Kenmore Rotary is having its Annual Christmas Trailer Raffle from 6th Nov to 13th Dec 2020 from Friday to Monday at the Kenmore Village and Kenmore Plaza. To date Covid-19 restrictions have prevented us raising funds to support our community programs and we are making an all-out effort to turn this around with our Christmas Trailer Raffle.

Proceeds from the Raffle will go to our local schools and community organisations to fund domestic violence support projects by training School Chaplains to counsel and support children affected.

For contact details and a link to purchase tickets online, click on the button below.

Movie Night (Rotaract Brisbane Rivercity) Fri 13 November.

Hi team, who would’ve thought that it’s hard to organise an event during a pandemic? 😅

Unfortunately due to issues surrounding our site resulting from our now old acquaintance COVID-19, we have had to change up our format and date 😭 We thank everyone here for their interest in the event!

But fear not, dedicated movie buffs, because we have turned our lemons into lemonade! 🍋 The fantastic people at New Farm Cinemas have rode in on a white horse and offered us an new release classic Aussie comedy film, exclusive cinema use for 70 lucky people, and a function space to meet and greet whilst taking advantage of a fully licensed bar pre-movie. How much? Tickets on sale for $23 using the button below. What am I watching? “Rams” starring Sam Neil, Michael Caton and Asher Keddie. Who is my ticket price supporting? Beyond DV, a local charity supporting Brisbane women and children through domestic violence.

District 9600 AGM Followed by District TRF Seminar - Sunday 8th November
This year the district AGM and TRF seminar will be held at Lions Hall, Gympie Road Showgrounds, Lawnton, on Sunday 8th November. 
Attendance is required for clubs that wish to apply for or take part in district or global grants. 
For catering and COVID-19 reasons, bookings are essential. Use the button below for event details and registration link and instructions.
Lift The Lid WALK for Mental Health
Tickets are now on sale for our LIFT THE LID WALK events at  Kippa Ring-North Lakes and Pine Rivers (15th November) and Bribie Island (22nd November)

This is such a great way to fundraise for much needed mental health research!

Event Locations

RYLA Discount Applications Close 31st December 2020
The 2021 RYLA Camp is on 1st-7th May, 2021. Discount registrations close on the 31st December, 2020 and final close of applications is 29th March, 2021 so you need to start thinking about it now. 

The program’s aim is to give young people personal, leadership and citizenship skills to succeed in all areas of their life.

RYLA will give young adults (18-26yrs) the opportunity to learn from other like-minded people and make new friends, while being challenged both physically and mentally on their road to self-discovery. This experiential learning opportunity will enable individuals to discover their uniqueness and how to communicate and work with others, and embrace change.+

Participants will be transported by bus to and from Luther Heights, arriving Saturday, 1st May and departing Friday, 7th May 2021. The program covers seven full days of activities and speakers, together with social and Rotary functions at night. The Seminar Program will start at 0600 and conclude at 2300 each day.

Click on the event button below for more information and application forms.

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Upcoming Events
Lift The Lid Dinner (RC Pine Rivers)
Murrumba Downs Tavern
Oct 27, 2020
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
World Polio Day Fundraising Dinner (RC Maleny)
Maleny RSL
Oct 28, 2020
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
District Presidents' Virtual Meeting
Oct 30, 2020 6:30 PM
Romac Fundraising Dinner (District 9630)
United Service Club
Oct 31, 2020
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
District Board Meeting
Nov 02, 2020
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
District Leadership Team Meeting
Nov 02, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
DG Visit - Brisbane Inner North
Nov 03, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
DG Visit - Kenmore
Nov 04, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Annual Christmas Trailer Raffle (RC Kenmore)
Nov 06, 2020 – Dec 13, 2020
District 9600 AGM followed by TRF Seminar
Pine Rivers Lions Community Hall
Nov 08, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
DG Visit - Karana Downs
Nov 09, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
DG Visit - Brisbane Airport
Nov 10, 2020
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
DG Visit - Albany Creek
Nov 10, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
DG Visit - Brisbane High Rise
Nov 11, 2020
7:15 AM – 8:45 AM
Movie Night (Rotaract Brisbane Rivercity)
New Farm Cinema
Nov 13, 2020
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Lift The Lid Walk (RC Kippa Ring and Pine Rivers)
Lake Eden
Nov 15, 2020
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
DG Visit - Gympie
Nov 16, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
DG Visit - Caloundra
Nov 17, 2020
6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
DG Visit - Caboolture
Nov 17, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Lift the Lid Walk (RC Bribie Island)
Starts at Brennan Park
Nov 22, 2020
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
DG Visit - Mooloolaba
Nov 23, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
DG Visit - Nambour
Nov 24, 2020
5:45 PM – 7:15 PM
DG Visit Woombye-Palmwoods
Nov 25, 2020
6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
DG Visit - Nambour 76
Nov 25, 2020
6:15 PM – 7:45 PM
DG Visit - Noosa Daybreak
Nov 26, 2020
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
DG Visit - Eumundi
Nov 26, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
DG Visit - Alexandra Headland
Nov 27, 2020
6:45 AM – 8:15 AM
District Presidents' Virtual Meeting
Nov 27, 2020 6:30 PM
District Board Meeting (Time to be confirmed)
Dec 08, 2020
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Pine Rivers Christmas Party (RC Pine Rivers)
Dec 15, 2020
Cristmas Trailer Raffle (TBC) (RC Mooloolaba)
Dec 24, 2020
District Presidents' Virtual Meeting
Dec 25, 2020 6:30 PM
Deadline for Discount on RYLA 2021 Applications
Dec 31, 2020
Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony (RC Mooloolaba)
Jan 26, 2021
Hinterland Australia Day Expo (RC Maleny)
Jan 26, 2021
District Presidents' Virtual Meeting
Jan 29, 2021 6:30 PM
District Board Meeting
Feb 02, 2021
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
District Leadership Team Meeting
Feb 02, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Gala Celebration - Rotary's Centenary in ANZ (TBC)
Feb 06, 2021
District Presidents' Virtual Meeting
Feb 26, 2021 6:30 PM
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