Brighton Rotary making more change for the greater good
Brighton Rotary’s Sustainable Community Cambodia Committee have managed to raise $52,750 USD and nearly doubled this to $99,000 USD - $125,000 AUD - with a Rotary Foundation International Global Grant for an exciting humanitarian project.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
From Friday, 27th October night to Sunday afternoon, 29th October 2017 students from Brighton Secondary College (BSC) attended RYPEN at Malmsbury - thanks to the efforts of Brighton Rotarians Tony Naughton, and John and Carole Schmoll.
Melbourne based RMIT students are getting support from Brighton Rotarians' industry professionals to explore their career options. On Tuesday, 31st October 2017 we saw a big jump in Rotary Club of Brighton Mentors signing-up to invest into the workforce of the future, by Mentoring students at RMIT. This new project initiative wasn’t just involving Rotarians, but is something that has partners interested as well. These new mentors are keen to take action, sharing their expertise and experiences with RMIT student mentees.
Australian National Aviation Museum Visit
This week's club external meeting on Thursday 15 November is a 6pm for 6.30pm start, at the Australian National Aviation Museum Moorabbin. Includes a tour of the Museum and BBQ dinner. Bookings are now closed.
Date From : Thu Nov 15, 2018 : 18:30
Date To : Thu Nov 15, 2018 : 20:00
The Great Australia Day Swim 2018 was a great Bayside Event but also a fabulous FUNdraiser that saves lives. Did you know that $15,000 went to Swim Vietnam and has enabled over 400 teachers trained so far with survival swimming skills and water safety knowledge courses. With almost 900 kids having completed swim programs in the last quarter, this support allowed Swim Vietnam to continue their work in the prevention drowning and water safety lessons throughout Vietnam!
Clean Water For Cambodia
Following the successful completion of our pilot Sustainable Community Project in Cambodia, Brighton Rotary have launched their first crowd funding campaign to raise vitally needed funds so that we may roll this project out in a second group of villages in an impoverished rural area in the north of Cambodia - home to over 4,000 people.
Over 14,000 students have benefited from donated school supplies, free supplementary tuition for children from linguistically diverse backgrounds, crisis accommodation, and teen support services.
Bossala, Cambodia: 176 villagers. No safe water, no food, no sanitation and no medical care. Of all the achievements of Rotary, the transformation of the village of Bossala is undoubtedly one of the most inspiring.
A year away from one’s family, home and friends is a very challenging experience for anyone let alone a young person aged between 15-18 years, some of whom have never been abroad before their exchange year. US President Franklin Roosevelt said “We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future.”
This year the Rotary Club of Brighton supported Ally Leggatt with the opportunity to experience the Rotary Youth Exchange year in Finland...
ABC News Showcases Violence Free Families' World First Online Men’s Program.
Violence Free Families has developed from scratch a world first group online program for male perpetrators of family violence. Comprehensively evaluated by Melbourne University’s Centre for Program Evaluation over four trials, it came out with top marks.
Date: Sunday Dec 2, 2018, 12:00 pm
You are cordially invited to celebrate Christmas at a festive lunch with your fellow Rotarians and partners at Brighton Receptions on Sunday 2 December, 12 noon for 12.30pm and finishing 3pm. Cost $65pp. Bookings essential.View ...
Academia is not always the right path for every student and alternative career pathways are not always forthcoming...A real team effort for vocational options are being provided with a new intiative from the Rotary Club of Brighton, Brighton Secondary College and Sandringham Yacht Club, providing new career pathways for local students.
A record breaking number of swimmers and members of the general public enjoyed the fun at the Great Australia Day Swim on the morning of the 26th. The swim organised by the Rotary Club of Brighton is in its 9th year of operation and grows in poularity each year.
2018 saw the launch of the Rotary Club of Brighton (RCB) & RMIT Mentor/Mentee program. We've had over twenty mentors matched with undergraduates and post graduate students to provide professional guidance and assistance.
District 9800 Conference
Rotary District Conference
District Conferences provide a very quick immersion into the Rotary experience and are recommended to those wanting a wider understanding of what Rotary does.
A number of RC Brighton members attended the conference weekend in Warrnambool, Friday 16-Mar-2018 to Sunday 18-Mar-2018.
Applications are now open for the Rotary Club of Brighton Community Grants Program. The program supports humanitarian projects internationally, nationally and locally. Further details and an application form are attached.Read more...