Welcome to the Rotary Club of Greater Dandenong and  Endeavour Hills

Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your 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.
 
Rotary News
29 November 2020
The City of Greater Dandenong typically replaces around four playgrounds per year.  In the past, the old playgrounds have often gone straight to landfill.  However, Melinda Bell, from the Rotary Club of Greater Dandenong and Endeavour Hills, and Gavin Roberts, from the Council, have teamed up to provide an “elegant solution”. Through Rotary’s Removal of Recycled Playgrounds (RORP) project, playgrounds are “harvested”, rejuvenated and sent to poorer countries, such as Sri Lanka, where they continue to bring joy to thousands of children.
 A team of hardworking Rotarians recently removed a playground from Memorial Drive, Noble Park. It has already been reconditioned and shipped off to its new home in Sri Lanka.
RORP is an initiative of Rotary Australia and, in its four years of operation, has already delivered over 40 playgrounds to needy communities abroad.  For local councils, the program allows them to significantly reduce their carbon footprint, by avoiding landfill, whilst fulfilling the responsibilities of their sustainability and waste policies.
With her first-hand knowledge of Sri Lanka, where she supports a local school, Melinda leaped at the chance to serve both Greater Dandenong and Third World countries, and to help the environment, through Rotary and RORP. Under her leadership, Rotary and Council will not only do that, but will also bring hours of healthy pleasure to many children in our part of the World.
Rotary has been in Australia for 100 years. Membership is open to everyone and the Greater Dandenong Club is always looking for new members to help in their work, both locally and internationally.  Information can be found on Facebook.
 
It is very sad to tell you of the passing of Margaret Cleary. Margaret passed peacefully at her aged care home, St.Pauls Terrace in Frankston on Saturday night.
Margaret will be cremated and a memorial service will follow at a time to be advised.
Margaret was the first woman President of RC Dandenong in 2005-06 year, and she was also CEO of Gateway Industries, a disability employment centre, during her 20 year involvement there. Gateway was a project of RC Dandenong when it started in 1983.
 
 
About Our Club

Greater Dandenong and Endeavour Hills

We meet In Person
Tuesdays
Dandenong Club
1579 Heatherton Road
Dandenong North, VIC 3175
Australia
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of month 6pm for 6.30pm start
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President Elect
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