Our refugee mentoring includes regular bushwalks, chatting to improve language skills with some refreshing tea and nibbles after. Our aim is accelerated 'belonging'.
To thank our hard pressed medical folk in the Adelaide hospitals during the COVID waves, we put together some pampering kits for them.
In between fortnightly meetings we have a 'coffee conversation' for members (and friends) who can make it. We do these ~9:30am on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at White Picket Café in Dulwich. Do join us if you'd like a casual way to link in.
After many years, Adelaide City Rotaract wins the perpetual 'Auld Teapot' trophy from AdLightl
Our Grange raffle winners on 10 Dec 21 were:
1st prize - Matt Hobby
2nd prize - Greg Walkyton
3rd prize - John Campbell
4th prze - Geoffrey Knight
Each month, recent migrants (new Aussies) can practice their English or chat about things they'd like help to resolve while mixing with locals instead of only migrants from their home country. Our 'Chat 2 Belong' group helps new Aussies more quickly feel they really belong.
Our Rotary club meets every few months with Adelaide City Rotaract Club. At the recent gathering, we assembled many End Trachoma kits that went up to Tennant Creek High School
(luckily, Kirsti's phone camera is always handy)
In August, our Club took a day out with a SteamRanger ride from Mt Barker via Strathalbyn to Goolwa for a lazy lunch and mooch around... life's tough, yes?
Every 3 weeks, club members pitch in to prepare, pack and distribute 50-70 evening meals for the city's homeless or disadvantaged.
Catherine House supports distressed women with crisis or long term accommodation. We've been landscaping some of their properties in many working bees over a few years now.
Last year's birthing kit assembly resulted in 600 kits sent to Papua New Guinea and Africa. This year we've scheduled tree planting and fence repairs in bushfire affected areas and...
A hardy bunch of us braved a drizzly June weekend to establish some new plantings along the creek at Gladys Elphick Park on the city's western edge near "Karen Rolton' Oval.