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Community Project: Imagination Library Illawarra

Imagination Library IllawarraThe Imagination Library has been successful in receiving a District Grant of $2500. This will help fund more children. Currently there are 317 children enrolled in the Imagination Library in the Warrawong, Cringila and Bellambi areas. There is a waiting list because at  the moment we can’t increase the numbers but have to wait for a child to graduate when they turn 5 before putting another child into the program. The Imagination Library…

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Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

Volunteers are required for the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal. This year it will be held on Saturday 28th May. Once again we are collecting at the Netball Courts at Fred Finch Park, Berkeley. At least 2 volunteers are required for 2 hour shifts from 8AM to around 3PM. Our Rotary Club always does a great job with our band of enthusiastic collectors. Will you join us again this year to help make it a…

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The Lord Mayor’s Picnic

 Rowan and Di had a great morning reading to children at the Lord Mayor’s Picnic in McCabe Park on Sunday 25th October. Rowan was honing his skills to become a great granddad! We were representing the Illawarra Literacy Project by assisting at the Paint the Gong Read tent. The children were very receptive and just loved having stories read to them and many talked about the pictures – what great imaginations! The Lord Mayor, Councillor…

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Community Service Award for 2015

Vi Regal is not a member of our Rotary Club, yet we see her every year helping us and working very hard at our annual Race Day and also at our Swing into Wings Dinner. Vi is on the Executive of the Shellharbour Lions Club. Vi has been a regular volunteer at Vinnies Welfare one day a week. Vi’s husband, Gary, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease two years before his death in 2004. At…

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