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Glenhaven Rotary Club

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Our Club


Glenhaven Rotary was chartered in 1993 and since then we have been actively helping the Glenhaven and Hills District Communities.

Over the last 26 years Glenhaven Rotary has donated nearly One Million Dollars to local, national and international charities and programs.

This year President Jan will be focusing on local community, mental health and domestic violence.

If you have a local event or cause and you are looking for help, whether it be volunteers or a community BBQ contact us.





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Jan Duffy OAM

President

This is Jan's second time as president, and she holds the honor of being as being our first female president back in 1999/2000. Jan was a founding member of Glenhaven Rotary back in 1993. Jan will be focusing on many community projects this year which include, Mental Health and Domestic Violence, Warrah School, Dural & PCYC

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Annie Bradley

President Elect

Annie is relatively new to Rotary, but has quickly found her passion for helping her local community. This year Annie is President Elect, Fundraising & PR Chair, our weekly newsletter editor and website design. This will also be her second year as Chair of Glenhaven Carols in conjunction with Glenhaven RFS.

Jean Elborn

Club Administration Director

Jean has been in Rotary for 23 years, the last 7 years with Glenhaven Rotary and is a Past President and Youth Director. She arranges guest speakers for our weekly meetings, looks after the attendance information and assists the President to make sure the meetings run smoothly.

Mentie Knowles

Immediate Past President

Mentie did an wonderful job last year as President. Her governance and passion enabled us to raise over $30,000 last year that went to local, national and international projects. Mentie also took the club on the road visiting Lightning Ridge, and finding out first hand the problems facing rural communities.

Joyce Kouw

Treasurer

Joyce is our accounts champion, she does an great job of reporting to the board each month and keeping us on track with our budgets. Joyce has been a member of Glenhaven Rotary for 11 years.

Rhonda Radford

Club Secretary

Rhonda handles all the official club secretarial duties and will be the friendly voice on the phone if you ring with a general inquiry. Rhonda has been a member of our club for 24 years.

Jennifer Philps, Barry Wailes, Marie Campion

Sergeant

These three take turns ensuring our meeting run smoothly. They make sure we run on schedule and their witticism and humor also adds the fun element to our evenings.

Jenny Nicholson

Community Director

Jenny has been a member of Glenhaven Rotary for 5 years. This year Jenny will be looking after all things community as well l as taking on the role of helping Joyce with her treasury duties. If you have a community event and would like help from Glenhaven Rotary with either as extra manpower or providing a BBQ then please contact us now.

Hoda Cham

International Chair

Hoda is our international guru, she works tirelessly with organisations who provide assistance and aid to overseas projects. Hoda has been a member of Glenhaven Rotary for 16 years.

Marie Campion

Vocational Chair

This year Marie is our Vocational Chair as well as being one of our sergeants. Each year Marie does an amazing job of organising our annual vocational awards which celebrates our local unsung heroes. Marie has been a member of our club for 6 years.

Helen Games

Youth Chair

Helen looks after our Youth projects, this role takes up many hours and there are multiple events each year which Helen and her team organises seamlessly. Thanks to Helens dedication Glenhaven Rotary has one of the most active Youth programs in the district. This year Helen won the club member of the year award.

Barry Philps

Membership Chair

Barry was one of our charter members 26 years ago. Not only has Barry served as a Past President but has also held the honor of District Governor. Barry works tirelessly as membership chair and is the fountain of all knowledge when it comes to all things Rotary! Barry spends hours mentoring new members as well as sitting on a number of Rotary District committees.

Annette Waterson & Jo Norton

Social Committee Chairs

Annette & Jo do an incredible job organising social nights for our club, whether it is an in-house theme night or a large function Jo & Annette work tirelessly to make the evening flow seamlessly ensuring everyone has a wonderful time.

Vino Dullab

Rotary Foundation Chair

Vino is a charter member of our club. Over the last 26 years Vino has taken on many roles including bulletin editor, Sergeant at Arms and Foundation Conference Chairman for many years. Vino represents our club at Rotary Foundation meetings and is also the club's technical advisor and club historian.

Mythbusters


Welcome to Glenhaven Rotary

We would like to bust some myths ......

  • You DO NOT need a tap on the shoulder to join
  • It is NOT a men only club
  • You DO NOT need to be retired
  • You DO NOT need to live in Glenhaven
What you DO NEED is a love of your local community, and a passion to help.

Come and find out more and have a dinner on us!

See how you can start making a difference today
Mythbusters

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Becoming A Member

Meetings


Our Meetings are held each Tuesday 6:30pm - 8;30pm

At our meetings we aim to have fun, enjoy a good meal and listen to an interesting speaker.

A typical meeting is as follows:

6:30pm      Arrive and catch up with other members

7.00pm      Our president will ask us to charge our glasses and a toast is made "To the Queen, and the people of Australia", our president welcomes our guests and any visiting Rotarians.

7:15pm      Dinner is served, each week we are served a two course meal. During dinner our club folder is passed around where you indicate what meetings you are able to attend, and also volunteer for events the rotary will be attending ie: Bunnings BBQ, fundraising events such as a Trivia night or Golf Day.

7.45pm       Our President will make any announcements regarding the club also any notices from other members are heard, and we normally have a raffle.

8.00pm      Our guest speaker presents a short presentation.

8:25pm      Our Sergeant at Arms holds a fine session, now for non-rotarians this will seem very strange. The sergeant dishes out fun fines to the club members eg. "If you are wearing red" "Table two was laughing too much" members pop their loose change into the fine box.

8.30pm      Pack up and finish.

Sergeant at Arms
This role was introduced in 1921 to keep order in the meetings so the president could get through the meeting uninterrupted, it has now evolved to a light hearted fine session. The Sergeant also rings the bell to call the meeting to order, at the beginning of the meeting.



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  • Glenhaven, New South Wales, Australia, 2156
  • Rotary Club of Glenhaven PO Box 117 Castle Hill 1765

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Events


Dinner with International President Mark Maloney

Come and meet Mark Maloney, International President of Rotary International


  • Date: 23/09/2019 18:30
  • Location: The Deckhouse, The Dock, Woolwich (Map)

Price: AU$70