We were very pleased to welcome a return visit from Patricia del Solar who accompanied the Chilean Consul General at our last meeting. Patricia was asked to tell us a little about herself and her background and Secretary David was exhausted half way through what Patricia does on a day to day basis let alone study […]
We were fortunate and pleased to have the Chilean Consul General Don Gabriel Jara Maldonado accompanied by his Delightful First Secretary in charge of and his visit with us and thank us for the ongoing support we have provided to Chile and now Argentian border lands with the Rotary Bed Bank project. Introduced by the […]
Ah Queensland Beautiful one day, you know the score Yes, dear readers I paid a visit to several of Gods waiting rooms en route to Hamilton Island over the past 2 weeks. I joined the good ship That Boat again, a 41 foot Bavaria design for the technically minded, in Southport and headed north into […]
According to Lucy the Hills are Alive with the Sound of Robyn Panting. The result of the tree planting exercise. It appears that our happy little wanderers actually found the location and stuck fingers in the dirt. They have provided positive evidence they were there.
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RC Port Melbourne and Chilean partners, the RC of Valdivia-Ainil, continue to build up the capacity of our joint-project in southern Chile. The Hospital Bed-Bank is now operating with over 300 beds and other palliative-care equipment such as walkers, commodes, shower stools, etc. The ‘Banco Rotario de Catres Clinicos‘ has established itself as the No […]
Another Balibo story, and yes, it could get boring when presented with so much happening there over the past 12 months. Late in 2016, we had the Dental Clinic construction and opening, along with the new Community Kitchen, the Resident Volunteers Apartment and 2 shipments of educational & health materials. That was busy enough, but […]
Monday 15th May was another busy day for RCPM. This time back at DIK, sorting, cleaning and packing for our current projects in Chile and Timor-Leste. The Packers Pauline, Robyn, Ruby and JackieCHILE We are getting ready to ship around 55 hospital-beds & mattresses as well as wheelchairs, walkers, bedside toilets and clothing to the […]
In search of the southern lights, among other things Linda, AKA significant other or she who would like to be obeyed, Swambo, and I ventured to Tassie over the Anzac long weekend to relocate a campervan to Melbourne and, among other things, go in search of the elusive southern lights. On to Bruny island which is […]
Heather and Chris Hendricks return to Port Melbourne and jump straight in. Chris is taking on the International Portfolio. Welcome back to a foundation member.