The Rotary Club of Kingston welcomes you.

Kingston Tasmania, 7050

 Meeting at the Kingborough Bowls Club on Mondays 6:30 pm for 7 pm start.


 

 

 

Club and district meetings

In the near term, Rotary International recommends that districts and Rotary and Rotaract clubs meet virtually, cancel or postpone meetings or events following the advice of national and local health officials. Please continue to follow the guidelines set by the World Health Organization and your national, regional, or local health authorities to protect your health and safety. If feasible, conduct meetings online or by phone.

Closely examine your personal circumstances, including any health issues, when you consider travel and participation in events.

We cannot know quite yet what path this virus will take. We know we can play a role to help “flatten the curve,” reducing the number of cases in the short term to allow our health systems to address this issue. If the collective global effort helps bring the situation under control, then we hope to re-embrace our core values at the May Club meetings.  the Kingston Beach fun run and Walk will not occur this May in following directive to cancel gatherings of 500 or more.

In the meantime, this is an opportunity for us to demonstrate that Rotary Connects the World in innovative ways. We should be closely following the advice of the WHO and local health authorities. Again, this includes canceling Rotary club events and meetings in the short term to reduce unnecessary interactions that could cause infections. We can put a greater emphasis on the work we do in our communities by helping our less fortunate neighbors cope with the effects of isolation and fear, or by supporting our health authorities to address this situation.

We are dealing with this situation in real time. Please visit our COVID-19 response page at http://on.rotary.org/covid-19 for ongoing updates.

This is an unprecedented challenge for nearly all of us. But it is also an opportunity for Rotary members to find new, meaningful ways to lead individuals and communities to connect and do good in the world.

We welcome input via email to our club and through our Rotary Club of Kingston facebook Page   

we continue to work to support our Community and action of Global and Australia wide care.

 

 

You are Invited by the Rotary Foundation to help STOP POLIO NOWRotary cannot give up until POLIO is stopped in its tracks.

 

 – A delegation of Rotary International leaders from around the world traveled to Pakistan this week to meet with government leaders including Prime Minister Imran Khan, Minister of Health Dr. Zafar Mirza, Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Dr. Rana Safdar, head of Pakistan’s Polio National Emergency Operations Centre.

Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.


Rotary Down Under                                          2 January

Image may contain: sky, fire, tree, outdoor and natureRotary Clubs across Australia are working hard to provide relief and assistance during these horrific bushfires.

It's easy to feel that there's not much we, as individuals, can do to help.

But every dollar that can be put toward helping others can help in significant ways.

Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) Bushfire appeals is taking donations and the funds raised will go directly where they're needed most.

You can donate here https://donations.rawcs.com.au/68-2019-20

Donations to RAWCS are Tax Deductible and funds will be utilised in the Community by Rotary Clubs where needed.

Youth Services

There are many programs we offer in a variety of age categories from year 10 through to year 12, as well as leadership training for those people between 18 to 30 years of age.

Chair: PP Jenny Simms Ulverstone West

What’s involved?

2019 RYLA Applications Now Open

Kingston Youth on the move.

RYLA is organised in Tasmania by a dedicated committee of past RYLArians and Rotarians for participants ages 18-30.  RYLA is a weeklong camp, including presentations, activities, and workshops covering a variety of topics.

RYLA is for young adults to hone their leadership potential, for university students to develop creative problem-solving strategies, or for young professionals to learn ethical business practices.

 

Image may contain: 9 people, people smiling, people standingMiah Aplin 4th from the Left about her recent World Challenge Journey to China and Kaolhinn Jumppanen-Allen to the Right of Miah, who is currently in Japan on Rotary Youth Exchange. They are joined by Kingston Rotarians, Doug Ralph, President Imogen Fullagar (Miah's mum) Ted Plaister, Jill Sward and Steve Miller. At the back are Kaolhinn’s mum and dad, Kathryn Allen and Paavo Jumppanen.

Mia received support from Kingston Rotary to support her fundraising effort and Kaolhinn is sponsored by The Rotary Club of Kingston to be part of the Australian Rotary Youth Exchange Program.

 

A Rotary Tasmania Callout

A Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (Managed by the Rotary Australia World Community Service) has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) registration and has been listed as a Charitable Fund so we can accept tax deductible donations from individuals or organisations.

RAWCS has established an appeal which commenced accepting donations from 1 October 2018 on the RAWCS website home page. These funds will go directly to the eight Rotary District drought relief project registered with RAWCS. These projects cover the whole of the drought declared area west of the Great Dividing Range, from Far North Queensland to Victoria. Two of the Rotary District drought projects have been operating since 2014 in Central Queensland and Southern Queensland. The six new drought projects have been modeled on the success of these two projects. The emphasis is on mental health, particularly the factors associated with the high suicide rate in drought impacted areas. “Wellbeing rather than Welfare” is the driver in these eight Rotary projects, by direct contact and financial support, and involvement together through a range of community activities of those affected.

Tasmania Rotary Clubs are asked to consider donating to the new RAWCS appeal, or direct to one of the eight RAWCS drought projects. Full details are available on RAWCS homepage.

Mike Whitehouse,
Rotary Club of Kingston,
National Treasurer of RAWCS

We are a member of

AUSTRALLIAN ROTARY HEALTH  NEWS

 

Tasmanian Rotary News : click on our Facebook page link.


 

Local/Global Community Services

If you have skills that would support us in Community Projects we invite you to contact us via the contact page or come to one of our events.

Painters, gardeners,  metal fabricators, crafters, plumbers, accountants, doctors, nurses, artisans, radio announcers, authors, publishers, joiners, farmers, travellers, scientists, educators, media, performers, students, administrators, engineers, police, instructors, legal officers, sports coordinators,  real estate, business managers, curators etc.; whatever your field there is a place for you to engage with us to do good in the world.

Some programs linked to our community have been Manor Gardens Respite Centre, Balmoral Park Recreation and Playground, Kingston Park, Day on the Beach, and our Kingston Fun Run.

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International Services

Rotary International provides support through Rotary Tasmania, Rotary Foundation and hands-on action to those in need in Fiji, Vanuatu, Nepal, Africa and disaster relief across the globe.

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Join a Rotary Fellowship

Rotary Fellowships are independent, social groups that share a common passion. Being part of a fellowship is a fun way to make friends around the world.

Find out more here.

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