Welcome to the Rotary Club of Engadine

Are you a community minded person  who wants to make positive changes in our community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back. Why not make a difference and join the Rotary Club of Engadine. Or become a volunteer through our Friends of Rotary program   
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And so Welcome to Our Christmas Carols 

Its on again Bigger and Better  



When : 15TH DECEMBER,2017 

Where : Cooper Street Park   

Times :   6.00pm -  9.00 pm ( Bands Start and Food serving commences from 6.00pm) 

The Rotary Club of Engadine proudly presents our 2017 Carols as a Community Service for the people of the Engadine District  
This year we have another exciting line-up of Bands, Singers and Dancing Groups, full of local talent  . And of course our faithful audience singing the old favourite Carols.
 Included in this year's lineup are :-
  • Compere Clive Smither 
  • The New Horizons Band
  • The Leichhardt Celebrity Band
  • Heathcote East, Bosco Primary Schools & Teen Voices Sutherland Shire Childrens Choirs  
  • Engadine Dance Academy  & Engadine Dance Network Dance, M Dancers  Groups
  • Soloists Clive Smither, John Smolder & Alex Blandino  
  • The Engadine Musical Society

The Rotary Club of Engadine  is conducting  a night for Small Businesses  on Monday 20th November 2017 .

Be our guest for the evening to network and enjoy a dinner as well.

This is a special night and a  wonderful opportunity to hear “How is the banking environment  changing to meet the needs of  small businesses”.

As part of our guest speakers program, we have been able to have Philip Wong, recently appointed Manager, St George Bank, Engadine, speak on this topic.
Philip brings with him over 13 years experience in the financial services industry as well as 5 years working in small business.
What’s in it for you ?  Find out how you can take advantage of the innovative ways that banking can help your business improve performance and become more competitive .

 Engadine Rotary would like to thank our Volunteers for their assistance on Graffiti Clean up Day  Sunday 29th October. 
You made our load much lighter. We are certain that without your help we might still be going on this year's Clean up.
It also showed how wonderful volunteers come to the front when helping on Community projects such as this. Please don't stop    
So let's see some of those community-minded people - Photos only no names
                                  The Challenge 
                          What a mess and we had to contend with the occasional interruption 
                         Dulux Paints was one of the major sponsors for Graffitti Day Statewide.  
    More photos over  


 If you are interested in Engineering you shouldn't miss this great opportunity to attend the Honeywell Engineering Summer School (HESS). - 10-15th December 2017 


This is an an initiative sponsored by Honeywell, Engineers Australia - Sydney Division, NSW ‘Engineering’ Universities, Engineering Companies and participating Rotary Clubs. HESS is in its sixteenth session and the aim of the summer school is to give NSW and ACT high school students a better understanding of  engineering and how it works in every day life. HESS will bring together 100 students from across NSW and ACT who are about to enter their final year of high school (Year 12).

Successful applicants will spend 6 days living at Dunmore Lang College (DLC), Macquarie Park ,Sydney.

 For details on conditions of acceptance, costs and application form  download the HESS brochure by Control + Click on  the following link 




  RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Award

What is RYLA?

The Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) is a week-long residential personal development program for young people aged 19 to 25, which focuses on yourself, leadership and community.  RYLA aims to: 
  • Give young people the chance to come together in a supportive environment to gain a better understanding of their own strengths and the unique qualities and abilities of others
  • Provide an opportunity for young people to develop a network of resources to facilitate their roles and development
  • Facilitate learning about teamwork, communication, motivation and to develop the leadership skills of young people through experiential workshops
  • Create a greater awareness of social issues affecting young people and
  • Demonstrate Rotary's commitment to young people.

When and Where is RYLA held ?

For Rotary District 9675 (to which Engadine Rotary is associated) , the 2018  RYLA will be held at YMCA Camp, YARRAMUNDI – 11am for 12midday Tuesday 2nd January  through Sunday January 7th. 

Applications close 8th December 2017 (unless ALL 70x positions are filled).

This is a very prestigious Rotary program  - Interested ?  


Engadine Rotary Continues to Support John Paul Village  Dementia program 

Engadine Rotary Continues to Support John Paul Village  Dementia program 

Posted by Glen Beauchamp on Apr 05, 2017
At our recent "How to Volunteer" presentation evening, Engadine Rotary presented John Paul Village with a cheque for $2750 to purchase additional Ipads to continue their ongoing dementia program
Studies being conducted overseas, have shown that  iPads and their applications have helped improve motor skills, provide memory stimulation and cognitive function and create a positive impact on the social interaction of those with dementia. This is proving to be the case at John Paul Village.
Engadine Rotary, as part of its social programs, believes that we should be supporting all areas of our local society including Nursing homes . We therefore wish the Diversional staff at John Paul Village continued success with the expanded use of these ipads.
One member has commented that "the presentation from JPV on ipods/pads was very touching on how powerful listening to music in aged care centres and the positive results it achieves."
The above photograph shows Rotary President Sam Issa  presenting an oversize cheque to John Paul Director of Nursing Kerrie Graham (left ) and Diversional Therapist Jennifer Fowler ( right) 
Pride of Workmanship presentations

Engadine Rotary Completes another Successful Pride of Workmanship Program.

Through our Vocational Service Chairman Terry Grainger and his Committee, another successful Pride of Workmanship Program was completed on Monday 20th March last when Engadine Rotary presented Pride of Workmanship awards to 7 local deserving employees.  From the below photo, they were :
From Left to Right
Rotarian Hans Noorman MC ,
  •  Leonie Mallice, Administration Assistant, John Paul Vilage. Nominated by Kerri Graham, Director of Nursing.
  • Janis Lisboa, Customer Service Officer, St George Bank Engadine Nominated by  Suzie Misoski, Branch Manager .
  • Lana Rae.Web Designer, Engadine/Heathcote Community Page nominated by Michelle Loveday.
  • Pat Fogarty Practice Manager, Sam Issa Optometry nominated by Sam Issa .
  • Cathy Hitchings, Sandwich Hand, Geoff’s Gourmet Sandwiches Engadine nominated by Geoff Grover.
  • Angela Naunton, School Administration Manager, Engadine High School  Nominated by Principal – Kerrie Jones.
  • Terry Grainger Vocational Service Chairman
  • Sam Issa , President Engadine Rotary
  • Absent on the evening was Judy Pemberton, Personal Banker Westpac Engadine nominated by Natalie Denyer Branch Manager. Her award will be presented at the Volunteers Information Evening on3rd April next.
To Engadine District Employers please place a mark in your 2018 diary for February  1st , Pride of Workmanship  nomination time.
Nomination forms and information page are found at http://engadinerotary.org.au/downloads
TAFE Awards 2016/2017
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About Our Club

Welcome to our Club

Service Above Self

Every Alternate Monday 6.15 for 6.45pm
Engadine Bowling & Recreation Club
61 Cambrai Ave.
Engadine, N.S.W.  2233

(2) 9520 3264
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Upcoming Speakers
Leonie Jenkins, Robert Jenkins
Nov 27, 2017
View Club and Cale Jenkins (Special needs)
Stephen Britten
Dec 04, 2017
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Rotary Foundation Turns 100 this year

Did you know that Rotary has a Foundation. It is officially called the "The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

This year it celebrates 100 years of "Doing good in the world"  

To see more about the Rotary Foundation visit our website page http://engadinerotary.org.au/SitePage/the-rotary-foundation-of-rotary-international



0ur Club's Territory

About Our Club's Territory  

Being surrounded by national parks, Engadine has within its territory , some of the most spectacular coast line and bush land in this state . As you enter the district from either the north, south or west , you soon become aware of  the surrounding National Parks and the rugged nature of the countryside . The Royal National Park is  Australia's First dedicated national park and the world's second. In the Heathcote National park, the ridges and drier slopes are covered in forest dominated by angophoras and eucalypts such as bloodwood, greygum, Sydney peppermint, and scribbly gum. Following the upper reaches of the Woronora River leads to the Woronora Dam and reservoir which form part of Sydney's water supply  

Photos of some of the local Scenes appear in the above Carousel. They are Lady Carrington Drive National Park , Woronora Dam and Reservoir , Stanwell  Park from Bald Hill , on the Woronora River are   Kingfisher Pool, Engadine Lagoon and The Needles , and finally Historic Helensburgh with original Railway tunnel (1884) and Station (1889) reference Helensburgh Historical Society  

Ian Riseley 2017/2018 RI President

Aussie to be next Rotary International President 

Its not often that an Australian is selected to become the Rotary International President - So its worthwhile  letting you know about him  and his direction and theme for Rotary to " Make  a Difference". 
Ian H.S. Riseley has been nominated by the RI Board of Directors  to be the 2017/2018 President of Rotary International. This is indeed a "feather in his Cap" but Ian is most suitably qualified both professionally and within Rotary. Click https://www.rotary.org/en/ian-riseley-selected-2017-18-rotary-president to see more.
At the Rotary International Assembly in San Diego on 12 January 2017,  Ian announced his Presidential  Theme for 2017/2018.  Hear more on his address and announcement via YouTube Video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU0cxARlFfw&feature=em-subs_digest
Ian becomes the fifth Australian to be selected as President Of Rotary International, the others being
Angus Mitchell 1948/1949  
Clem Renouf 1978/1979
Royce Abbey 1988/1989
Glen Kinross 1997/1998  


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