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  Boroondara Farmers Market

The Boroondara Farmers Market on October 19th 2019 will feature the Police, Ambulance and Fire Brigade and other emergency services in a fabulous display that will delight children of all ages. Bring the family, do the shopping, have loads of fun at Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road, Hawthorn. 8:30am - 1:00pm (be early and get the best selection!)


Date From : Sat Oct 19, 2019 : 08:00
Date To : Sat Oct 19, 2019 : 13:00


The Boroondara Farmers' Market

The Boroondara Farmers' Market is a joint project of the Rotary Club of Glenferrie and the City of Boroondara for the benefit of the community


  Rotary Walk to End Polio

No child should have to suffer from this vaccine-preventable disease. Help us make an impact this World Polio Month and join us on a walk around Albert Park Lake.
We're in the final fight to #endpolio and we're inviting you to walk the last mile with us.
Register now via
Bring, the kids, bring dog, heck bring the mother-in-law! There will be a BBQ and drinks available after.
If last year is anything to go by, we're in for a glorious day, where every dollar raised is tripled in its giving thanks to matching mechanisms in place from the Rotary Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
So what are you waiting for, get out the walking shoes, and let;s walk so others can!


Date From : Sat Oct 19, 2019 : 10:00
Date To : Sat Oct 19, 2019 : 12:30


  CHANCES Golf Day

The CHANCES Scholarship Program, sponsored by the combined Rotary Clubs of Boroondara through the Boroondara Cares Foundation, assists talented and motivated children in the City of Boroondara who need financial support to complete their tertiary education. The CHANCES Golf Day on October 28th is a fun way to help provide opportunity for deserving young and invest in the future.


Date From : Mon Oct 28, 2019 : 11:00
Date To : Mon Oct 28, 2019 : 19:30


Glenferrie Rotary Community Service Guidelines

The Rotary Club of Glenferrie applies the following criteria when deciding which community service projects to support.


Rotary News

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  Past RI President 'Ravi' Ravindran: A Celebration of the Rotary Foundation


Date From : Wed Nov 13, 2019 : 18:30
Date To : Wed Nov 13, 2019 : 21:30


Rotary Club of Glenferrie Receives Rotary International Citation

Rotary International has announced that the Rotary Club of Glenferrie has been awarded a Rotary International Presidential Citation with Gold Distinction for 2018-2019 in recognition of outstanding achievement over the year. The award recognises achievements in three specific areas:

  • Support and strengthen clubs
  • Focus and strengthen humanitarian service
  • Enhance public image and awareness

Congratulations to Rotarians everywhere on the wonderful work being done globally to make the world a better place, and special congratulations to Past Present Charles, the Club Board for 2018-2019, and every Glenferrie Rotarian for this recognition for a job well done!

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     The Rotary Club of Glenferrie

We meet every Tuesday (except the first Tuesday of the month)

6:30pm for 7:00pm at:

Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
489 Glenferrie Road Kooyong, VIC 3144
Melways Map Ref: 59 C3

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For bookings, contact Attendance Officer Rod Smith at   Meetings conclude around 8:00pm. We promise a warm welcome for guests and visiting Rotarians, so why not do a make-up with us. view map

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Glenferrie is within the inner eastern suburb of Hawthorn, 6km from the centre of Melbourne.


Upcoming Club Events

Saturday October 19th, 2019 - Boroondara
Farmers Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn East

Monday October 21st, 2019 -  Board Meeting via ZOOM
Tuesday October 22nd, 2019 - Club Meeting Kooyong. Speaker: Emma Collin, CEO Parkinson's Victoria.
Monday October 28th, 2019 - CHANCES Golf Day, Box Hill Golf Course
Tuesday October 29th, 2019 - Club Meeting Kooyong. Speaker: Rowan McClean Overseas Kids Foundation
Tuesday November 5th, 2019 - Melbourne Cup Day. No Meeting.
Wednesday November 13th, 2019 - Special Club Meeting Kooyong- Speaker: Past RI President Ravi Ravindran A Celebration of the Rotary Foundation
Saturday November 16th, 2019 - Boroondara
Farmers Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn East
Tuesday November 19th, 2019 - Annual General Meeting and Club Dinner Meeting, Kooyong

Thursday November 21st, 2019 -  27th Annual Paul Harris Breakfast, RACV Club, Melbourne. Speaker: Dr. Andrew Browning Maternal Health Care in Africa - An Australian Intervention

Tuesday November 26th, 2019 - Club Meeting, Kooyong. Speaker: PDG Murray Verso and David Abbey  The Rotary Foundation and What are the Royce Abbey Awards?

Saturday November 30th, 2019 - Boroondara
Farmers Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn East

For all the latest news of the Rotary Club of Glenferrie, see the club newsletter:

The Glenferrie Rotarian