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Individuals, companies and Rotary Clubs from all parts of Victoria and Tasmania have given nearly $80,000 to this Fund. All donations are tax-deductible and can be made on the D9810 website at

Watch this heart-wrenching video to see why this event has been classed as the worst storm event in Victoria's recorded history!

Please Give Generously. Funds will be directed to Rotary programs of Recovery Support.
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3 weeks ago
Rotary Club Of Knox

Nine Reasons to Join Rotary

1. Friendship: In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic human needs: the need for friendship and fellowship. It is one of two reasons why Rotary began in 1905.

2. Business Development: The second original reason for Rotary’s beginning is business development. Everyone needs to network. Rotary consists of a cross section of every business community. Its members come from all walks of life. Rotarians help each other and collectively help others.

3. Personal Growth and Development: Membership in Rotary continues one’s growth and education in human relations and personal development.

4. Leadership Development: Rotary is an organisation made for leaders. Leadership: - learning how to motivate, influence and lead leaders.

5. Citizenship in the Community: Membership in a Rotary club makes one a better community citizen. The average Rotary club consists of active citizens of any community.

6. Continuing Education: At Rotary there is a program designed to keep one informed about what is going on in the community, nation, and world. Each meeting provides an opportunity to listen to different speakers and a variety of timely topics.

7. Fun: Rotary is fun, a lot of fun. Each meeting is fun. The club projects are fun. Social activities are fun. Serving others is fun.

8. Public Speaking Skills: Many individuals who joined Rotary were afraid to speak in public. Rotary develops confidence and skill in public communication and the opportunity to practice and perfect these skills.

9. Citizenship in the World: Every Rotarian wears a pin that says “Rotary International.” There are few places on the globe that do not have a Rotary club. Every Rotarian is welcome – even encouraged – to attend any of the 33,000 clubs in over 200 nations and geographical regions. This means instant friends in both one’s own community and in the world community.

These abridged nine reasons came from PRIP Richard King
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