Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly Celebrates 65th Anniversary

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This year, the Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly is celebrating 65 years of continuous service to the local, national, and international community.

The Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly has over sixty members, of which many come from leading businesses, government, academic, and not for profit organisations. Formed in 1953, the Club has a long and proud history of serving its community and has been actively participating in Rotary International’s humanitarian programs.

The Club has served the community and supported the youth through youth exchange and training programs, vocational visits, and fundraisers such as the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition, Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Science Experience.


Katelin Shiels (Wynnum and Manly Exchange Student to Sweden)
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Joel Bulow (Centre) from Cannon Hill Anglican College—The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) participant
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Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition
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The Club has also participated in many international projects in Cambodia, India, Philippines, and Nepal, as well as reconstruction projects: Vanuatu, Polio Plus, and Donations in Kind.

At DIK Durack Warehouse
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“Young Mothers Health Summit” Marikina, Philippines
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Shelter Boxes
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About the Rotary Foundation

The Rotary Foundation has been around for over 100 years doing humanitarian service serving and improving the lives of communities from all over the world. To date, the Foundation has spent more than $3 billion on programs and projects that helped transform the lives of people such as fighting diseases, eradicating polio, providing clean drinking water, and promoting peace.

The Rotary International, the world’s first service club organisation, has more than 33,000 clubs worldwide composed of more than 1.2 million members sharing a common passion to help and make a difference in the lives in communities the world over.

To celebrate the Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly’s 65 years of making a difference, the club will be holding an anniversary dinner on Friday, 23 November. If you have any documents or old photos of former or current club members in action that you would like to share with the Club, you may visit their website or Facebook page.


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