Movember is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. This is achieved by challenging men to grow moustaches during November to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems. Join the fight for healthier men this Movember with Rotaract.
The Rotary Associates Program was developed from the recognition by the Rotary Club of Papanui, NZ, that the club was aging and needed to be revitalised by including a much younger age group in its activities.
Melbourne audiologist Tess Bright will soon be off to the renowned London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to start a Masters in Public Health thanks to a District 9800 Rotary Postgraduate Global Scholarship.
Over past weeks heavy monsoon rains across northern India, Pakistan and Nepal have killed hundreds of people and left many more in desperate need of assistance. Disaster Aid International’s Deployment Manager, Ed Cox has been working with the Nepalese providing vital assistance, while Disaster Aid Australia has delivered aid to Mumbai and is training local people, including Rotarians, in delivery of aid solutions.
A visit to Israel is an unforgettable experience as the country has a colourful history ... both religious and historical.
Rotarian George Booth will revisit Israel as the escort for this most comprehensive 17-day tour departing Australia Monday, February 2, 2015 .
Iconic features of the tour include visits to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Masada, Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea, Beer Sheva and Jericho before crossing over to Jordan to visit one of the most important heritage sites in the world at Petra.
Costs and itinerary available from all Australian cities. Contact George Booth on 08 9382 5044 or email email@example.com
Ray White and Rotary shine a light this festive season
Ray White and Rotary are excited to launch their Christmas campaign supporting disadvantaged children who may need a little extra light in their festive season. A Little Ray of Giving will launch on December 1, 2014 with local communities being asked to dig deep to put smiles on the faces of disadvantaged families this Christmas.
Travel Tree has designed a seven-day golfing tour to Mauritius available from Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane departing Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Sue Goundry from GOLF WA has escorted 10 previous golfing tours to various destinations, including Mauritius.The trip includes three games of 18 holes of golf, welcome and farewell cocktail meetings and is accommodated at the fabulous Belle Mare Plage Resort. Costs and details are available from www.georgebooth.com.au or phone 08 9382 5049.
2015 Rotary Down Under Convention Tour
Join Rotary Down Under editor Mark Wallace on a colourful tour of Brazil during the 2015 Rotary International Convention in Sao Paulo. Hosted in conjunction with Venture Holidays, the 22-night tour will take in the sights of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Peru, including Iguazu Falls, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Departing on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, the tour includes return economy airfares, four-star accommodation, all side-tours, transfers and admission fees as per itinerary and a private coach with bi-lingual tour guides.
You will have noticed that since April 2013 there have been New Zealand Pacific covers for Rotary Down Under magazine issues. There has also been an increase in the number of quality projects and events from around NZ and the Pacific featured in our regional magazine. Plus have you noticed that there has been an increasing number of whole-page articles which provide a more readable, 'fresher' look for the magazine?
To answer the question as to how your achievement, project or event can feature on an RDU magazine cover, you need to submit your newsworthy article along with a selection of separately attached action photos with captions to firstname.lastname@example.org, plus it’s important that the best photo is eye-catching and memorable! Have a read of the other ideas, suggestions and specifications at www.powerfulstories.rotarysouthpacific.org which can be used to enhance all of your club’s publicity activities.
Remember to use RDU magazine as a promotional tool to attract new members and other supporters of your club.