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 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 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.
This year The Brighton Lunch raises awareness of mental health.
This annual fundraising event will be held on 25 May, 12pm, at The International, Bay St Brighton.
For further details including bookings, please follow the link to The Brighton Lunch webpage.
The Rotary Club of Brighton are very proud of the financial support and volunteering expertise we are able to provide local and international charities. Our Club has recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from BayCISS...But some of you might ask, "Who are they?" and "What do they do?"...
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.
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...
Exceptional and Inspirational...“Whilst not the biggest of all the art shows the Bayside Art Show is often referred to as the best and this 2017 year certainly proves that point”.
With over 600 works on display, an increase in attendance up by 25% on previous years, the number of paintings sold surpassing all expectations and even eclipsing the previous two years record art sales...
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.
The Rotary Club of Brighton has set the date for the Rotary Youth Sailing Program to be run from the 17th to19th March 2016, once again providing those youths from Regional Victoria an opportunity to sail on Port Phillip Bay on big yachts with experienced crews from Sandringham Yacht Club.
Hampton RSL will host an Anzac Day Ceremony for the Bayside school students on Friday April 20th. The Bayside based Rotary Clubs of Brighton, Brighton North, Hampton, Beaumaris and Sandringham have kindly volunteered to support & assist with this fabulous community intiative...
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.
On Wednesday December 13th 2017, the Rotary Club of Brighton in conjunction with Hampton RSL, joined forces in the Christmas spirit, to host the 2017 Bayside Family Christmas Event for socioeconomically disadvantaged clients of BayCISS and Family Life.
'Tis the season to be merry, and one of Rotary Club of Brighton's traditions is to spread some Christmas cheer around Bayside. This year's Senior Citizen's Christmas Lunch had 180 attending, and there was lots of joy for young and old. This annual event is a Rotary Club of Brighton community initiative in it's 24th year...
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.
You will not believe this is Melbourne!!!
Sitting up high in a multi storey building with great views is one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets. A converted storage space has been magnificently transformed into a Manhattan style exhibition, as you would expect to see in the Arts district in New York.
NOW ON SALE: "Horses for Causes" is a last opportunity to purchase a life size sculptured painted horses. All proceeds of the sale will go to support the work of Violence Free Families.
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...