May 2019 - May was again Bowelscan month, our club believes it has a responsibility to promote awareness of this insidious disease and the prevention measures available. Thank you to ll who supported Bowelscan and a special thank you to Alan Walton who drives this program every year.
Thursday May 9th - Our third and last business breakfast for the year was held. Some 25 local business people came together for a chance to network amongst others, while enjoying a lovely breakfast at the Seymour Club.
April 18, 19th & 22nd April - Over the Easter weekend we again went out to the Service Stations on the freeway and rattled our buckets.
Our guys and girls were out collecting on the Thursday evening, all day Friday for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal and again on Easter Monday.
On Friday we smashed our previous record and raised $2572.00 for the RCH Good Friday Appeal. Thanks to everyone who stopped and said hi and donated to us and thanks to the Rotarians who gave up time over Easter to do the collections.
31st March 2019 - Our final Adopt A Road for the year was well attended and the entrance to Seymour from Yea now looks much cleaner. Thanks to Emilja and Kimberly from Yea our exchange students for helping collect rubbish. Well done to everyone involved.
8th March - International Women's Day, an event was held at The Brewers Table to celebrate. The theme was More power together and balance for better. The panel of guest speakers consisted of Steph Ryan MP, Rosie Panelli CEO of Goulburn Options, Bronwyn Dunwoodie owner of Wine X Sam and Lajita Allen- Agnew a local lawyer. Rotarian Jacqui Brauman organised the event and was the MC on the night. Thanks you to all those who attended and helped with the organisation of the event. The funds raised on the night was donated to the Period Project, this program helps restore dignity to homeless women by supplying sanitary and hygiene product to those in need. The donation of $500 was made in memory of Marlene Campbell who was a committed Rotarian and who instigated the IWD celebrations here in Seymour.
8th,9th & 11th March - We went out to the Service Stations on the Freeway shaking the can raising funds for our clubs programs and initiatives
15th,16th & 17th February - this year we again parked cars at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo, thankyou to John Pheonix for letting us use his block of land and for allowing us to raise funds for our community.
26th January 2019 - AUSTRALIA DAY
We again hosted and ran the Australia Day celebrations, it was such a pleasure to see so many people in attendance, enjoying the free breakfast on offer and participating in the activities.
17th December 2018 - Our Christmas Raffle has been drawn and the prizes delivered in time for Christmas. The winners are -
1st Prize - 50" Smart TV won by Bill Dawe.
2nd Prize - Whipper Snipper won by Liz Smith-Jones.
3rd prize - Black Tahitian Pearl pendant won by Tim Holt.
4th prize - Gourmet Hamper won by Matt Hall.
26th November 2018 - It is with great pleasure our club has announced that we will provide the funds for a village in Bali, that Lindy & Mike Laker visit twice a year, to receive a mobile Eye Clinic Van.
The Lakers will arrange the eye clinic van to visit and help restore sight to the villagers. The cost of this van and doctors is $2700. Lindy & Mike will arrange for the village to be visited in May 2019. We look forward to the reports, photos and videos of this amazing initiative and we are so pleased to be able to help.
10th November 2018 - This weekend marks the 175 anniversary of our town Seymour. The town came alive with a parade through the centre of town and displays and activities at King's Park. Rotary had a static display of our history as did many other clubs and groups.
8th November 2018 - The Rotary Club of Seymour hosted our second business breakfast, this proved to be a great chance for networking amongst the attendees at Ariminta's. The guest speaker was Cynthia Lim talking about the Seymour in Spring campaign, which is a fantastic initiative for our community.
2nd,3rd and 6th of November 2018 - The caltex service stations out on the freeway allow us to shake the can and raise money for our club and community. Thanks to all the members who volunteered their time to raise much needed funds.
28th October 2018 - Puckapunyal Neighborhood Centre invited us to participate in their Halloween celebrations for the families that live on base. Six of us made our way out to Pucka and cooked a BBQ for them. Fantastic afternoon, brilliant costumes and lovely to meet everyone at the event.
20th October 2018 - Taste of the Goulburn was again a great success despite the pouring rain that fell for the first couple of hours. The gate numbers were up and the party was in full swing and worth a visit. Rotary again delivered with a BBQ and we launched our christmas raffle on the day.
6th October 2018 - It was a huge effort for the club to man the 3 show gates again this year and the main gate on Friday night, but our members rose to the challenge. Thank you to all the people who came out and said hi and a huge thank you to our members who give up their time so willingly to help the Great Show Off, a huge success.
16th September 2018 - We again ventured out as a club our did the Adopt a Road program. This time the cleanup was out at the Coolabah entrance. Another job well done from our guys and girls.
25th August 2018 - We again held our trivia night and it was a roaring success with 190 odd people laughing and enjoying themselves. We played games, held auctions and of course trivia. Thank you to everyone who came and helped raise money to support our Youth programs and initiatives. We pledged to donate the raffle proceeds on the night to the drought appeal, so another $800 will be added to the money we had already raised. We will send off a total of approx $2500 to help our struggling farmers.
29th july 2018 - Adopt A Road is our 1st activity for the year. Thanks again to all our members who go out and collect rubbish from the sides of the road, making our entrances to our town clean.