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Plant a Tree with Glenferrie Rotary - October 8th

Rotary International President Highlights Environment

                                         Rotary International President, Australian Ian Riseley, has called upon Rotarians the world over to priotise the environment amongst Rotary programs.

In answer to the call to plant  more than 1.2 million trees, one for every Rotarian, The Rotary Club of Glenferrie will join with the Rotary Clubs of Hawthorn, Kew and Yarra Bend to plant trees at Hays Paddock, Leason Street Kew on Sunday October 8th 2017.

Click on the link to hear Ian Riseley announce the intiative: => Rotary Tree Planting Program


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

Blood Pressure Testing for Stroke Week

                             Stroke Week highlights the common causes of stroke that lead to disability for over 12,000 Victorians each year. Testing of blood pressure can prevent strokes and save lives.

Glenferrie Rotary will assist the Stroke Foundation with blood pressure testing as part of our Farmers’ Market on Saturday 30th September 2017.  A fully qualified nurse, will conduct all of the free testing.

Have your Blood Pressure tested at our next Farmers’ Market, Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road between 9.00 am and 12 noon.

Boroondara Cares - CHANCES Scholarships Program

Boroondara Cares Foundation celebrated 10 years of the CHANCES Scholarship Program on August 17th 2017, showcasing talented CHANCES scholarship recipients past and present. Representatives of the Boroondara Rotary Clubs, the Council, other community representatives, the State Member for Hawthorn John Pesutto MP and former scholarship recipients gathered at Swinburne University to hear of the enormous success of the program since inception.

Full report in the September 1st edition of the club bulletin.


Volunteers wanted for the Rotary Fair Trade and Charity Shop

Located at the rear of 654 Burke Road in Camberwell, the Kew Rotary Fair Trade and sustainability store is always on the look out for volunteers. We are run by volunteers and there is always so much to do! Anyone with a spare few hours on their hands is welcome to apply. Previous retail experience is appreciated but not expected. Anyone with an appreciation of reading 📖 or visual merchandising is also appreciated. Come in store to express your interest or leave a message here. Hope to see you soon!!! 


Glenferrie Rotary Community Service Guidelines

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


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Club to Visit Donations in Kind

                                            On Tuesday evening 19th September the Rotary Club of Glenferrie will visit the Donations In Kind (DIK) Warehouse for a presentation and tour. The Club will investigate opportunities to increase support for this immensely valuable program.

Rotary Donations In Kind (DIK) is a major recycling operation, run by volunteers, that gives suitable goods to people in need, for free.

The West Footscray Store, Shed 40 at 400 Somerville Road, West Footscray is part of the National Rotary Donations In Kind Store network, which is Rotary Australia’s largest ongoing project and the West Footscray Store is the largest in Victoria.


District 9800 Conference - Warrnambool 16th-18th March 2018

Early Bird bookings are now open for the 2018 District 9800 Conference in Warrnambool, Victoria and accommodation is filling fast.

District Conference provides a wonderfully wide perspective on Rotary activities and generates great camaraderie. The theme for the conference is appropriately 'The Power to Make a Difference". Book Now to avoid disappointment!


Rotary & Community Service Radio Show

Rotary & Community Service Radio Show


on 94.1FM 3WBC
6:00pm - 8:00pm every Friday

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The Rotary & Community Service Radio Show highlights Rotary Club Projects and programs, as well as other Community Service and Volunteer Organisations and individual volunteers. The show features superb 70’s, 80’s and great new music with a focus on Aussie Rock music. Hosted alternate weeks by Ian Salek of the Rotary Club of Glenferrie and David Proud of the Rotary Club of Canterbury. Tune in - every Friday at 6:00pm


District Governor Emphasises the Opportunities Rotary Membership Provides

                                                           District Governor Peter Frueh had a powerful message for the club on August 22nd, and that message was to spread the news about the opportunity Rotary membership presents for one person to make a world of difference.


What is Rotary

Rotary International is an association of Rotary clubs worldwide. It’s made up of more than 33,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. The members of these autonomous clubs are called Rotarians, and they form a global network of 1.2 million business and professional leaders, all volunteering their time and talents to serve their communities and the world



The Rotary Club of Glenferrie


We meet every Tuesday

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, phone Bob Carey on 0407-363-270 or contact us at   Meetings conclude around 7:30pm. We promise a warm welcome for guests and visiting Rotarians, so why not do a make-up with us. view map

If you would like to know about Rotary please contact us at

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


Upcoming Club Events

Tuesday September 26th, 2017 - Club Dinner Meeting, Kooyong LTC Speaker: Charles Tran 'The Karate Kid'

Saturday September 30th, 2017 - Boroondara Farmers' Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn East Club will offer free blood pressure testing as part of Stroke Awareness Week.

Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 - Club Dinner Meeting, Kooyong LTC Speaker: Annette Allison 'Royal Flying Doctor Service' 

Sunday October 8th, 2017 - Rotary Plant a Tree Day, Hays Paddock, Leason Street, East Kew 10:00am

Tuesday October 10th, 2017 - Club Dinner Meeting, Kooyong LTC  Speaker: Alex Cherney 'The Night Sky'

The Glenferrie Rotarian

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Past Editions:
August 18 2017
August 4 2017
July 21 2017
July 7 2017
June 23 2017
June 9 2017

For earlier editions refer to the Bulletin Archive in the Member's Area of this website