Bits and Bytes for stories from our D9700.
 
This month we feature Boorowa, Wagga Wollundry, Leeton, Wagga Wagga Murrumbidgee, Wagga Wagga Sunrise, Orange and Oberon. 
 
BOOROWA ROTARY CLUB OPPORTUNITY SHOP
 
Congratulations to Boorowa Rotary Club for their 1st anniversary of their Op Shop in Boorowa.  This has been a great success and raising much needed funds for the local community.
 
 
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WOLLUNDRY ROTARY CLUB GEARS AND BEERS UPDATE
 
This amazing project of Wollundry wagga Rotary has already reached $100,000 and the event is not on until September 30th.
 
 
“Woohoo!  In our 5th year we've finally cracked the $100k in rider registrations (which all goes to charity). Thanks to all the riders who have registered already and the sponsors who help make it happen.”
 
 
LEETON ROTARY CLUB DEBUTANTE BALL
 
 
Leeton Rotary Club has put on this wonderful Debutante Ball that combines the other Debutante balls in Leeton. Belle of the Debutante Balls is 67 years and still going strong.
Susan and I were honoured and privileged to have taken part in this inspirational event. Well done to all at the Leeton Rotary Club. Thank you for the invitation and a night that Susan and I will treasure.
 
Congratulations to all the young ladies and gentlemen from Leeton for taking part some 27 debutantes and their partners. Our country is in good hands for the future with young Australians such as these from Leeton.
 
The photos were taken by various people associated with the evening and the RC of Leeton Inc.
 
 
ROTARY CLUB OF WAGGA MURRUMBIDGEE TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC.
 
 
The annual Teddy Bears' Picnic is on again! Come and join us for fun and games and prizes to raise money for families in need staying at Wagga Wagga Ronald McDonald House.
 
ROTARY CLUB OF WAGGA WAGGA SUNRISE INDUCTION.
 
President Fred Loneragan donned jacket and presidential collar to induct friend Colin Wiese transferring to Sunrise from Lockhart Rotary. In his introduction Fred mentioned that Colin was a highly active Rotarian who would be missed by Lockhart. He is a passionate advocate of peace responsible for Lockhart being a peace community. He has been appointed to the Projects committee. In response, Colin told members he had been a Rotarian for about 11 years after spending 23 years as a councillor with Lockhart Shire and its mayor. Colin has climbed Mt Kenya with Fred.
 
 
ROTARY CLUB OF ORANGE CINEMA NIGHT FOR PNG
 
 
The Rotary Club of Orange is organising a terrific charity film night to aid our sister city in PNG, Mt Hagen, currently suffering from the effects of an earthquake, and the Kokoda Track Foundation. We’ll be screening “KOKODA – The Spirit Lives” in an exclusive screening at the Orange Odeon 5 Cinemas on Wednesday, 22 August. The film's executive producer, Patrick Lindsay AM, will be there to introduce this fantastic documentary. Please put this date in your diary; tickets available from 30 July.
 
ROTARY CLUB OF OBERON CHANGE OVER DINNER.
 
 
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