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Coming Events

"Charity Golf Day and Dinner"

Friday 9th September 

                      The day is an Ambrose team event for golfers of all levels at the very scenic Wakehurst Golf Club. 

In the evening there is a sumptuous dinner.

The event includes Live and Silent Auctions, raffles and a guessing competition to help raise funds for Balgowlah Rotary  Projects    

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Tree Planting
Cars'nClues Road Rally

Car Winners

Winner: Anne McEncroe Team
Runner up: Andrew Darragh Team

Car Guessing Competition

Winner: Alan Jones nearest guess 118 -  117 Cars

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for their support for this event.

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3ARO Dance

A Rock and Rolling Night  at Pittwater RSL, Mona Vale

30th July 2022

A huge thank you to Harvey Broadbent and the 3ARO for donating their time for this special evening. 

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Tree Planting
Talk about StreetWork

April 2022

Sonya Mears from StreetWork Australia gave our members insight into the plight of vulnerable youths in our area.

  StreetWork is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that focuses on prevention and early intervention strategies for ‘at risk’ youth (aged 12- 18 years).

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Youth Night   

Balgowlah Rotary Club sponsored 3 year 10 girls from Mackellar Girls Campus to attended                      RYPEN  (Rotary Youth Program Enrichment) Camp via Zoom.

The girls spoke on their experience, achievement and the value of the camp.         

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Tree Planting
Summer Picnic

16th January 2022

Balgowlah Rotary new year began with a get together at Clontarf Reserve. It was great to catch up and share our news, despite the rain & Omicron. Great banter among the members, and a possible new one.

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Recycle for Rotary   

Our hard working Rotarians at Balgowlah have collected over 25,000 bottles and cans since November and the teams are still working hard to keep up with the demand.

We are now helping Warringah Rats Rugby to recycle during there home matches.


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Tree Planting
Summer Quiz Night

11th December 2021

The Winners.

A fun way to end our calendar year and support our communities in need.

Solutions to quizzes found but table 4 proved to be the victors. A bottle of scotch was won for the best coin throw, silent auction items to be bought and raffle item winners for the lucky ones.

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Christmas Dinner

7th December  2021

at Balgowlah RSL Wine Room

Finally a night for members  to celebrate in person  and share an evening with each other and with representatives of some of the groups we support. Our members gave Christmas gifts to Dalwood  Spilstead for the families they support so they could have a happier Christmas.

Happy Festive Season.             

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Tree Planting
Charity Golf Day

23rd April 2021

Winners are grinners.

After 2 cancellations our Charity Golf Day finally went ahead at Wakehurst with sunshine.

Players had a great day and congratulations to the many winners

The silent auction, raffles, ball guessing and putting competitions were well supported.

Thank you all for your support.

Charity Golf Dinner

26th March  2021

at Wakehurst Golf Club

What a successful night with great food and many items won.

The live and silent auction items were hot demand and the raffle very popular.

All funds raised from the Golf Day and Dinner will go to the Community Projects we support both locally and internationally and our Youth Projects                                                                          

Tree Planting
Cars'nClues Road Rally

Car Winners

Stuart Anderson, Genevieve  Hurley, Sue Harmann

Car Guessing Competition

Joint John O'Brien & Liz McDougall  -  97  Cars

Child - Jack 98 Cars

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for their support for this event.

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Its in the Bag.

We collected bags and items to help women suffering hardship.

Over 100 bags received and sent  to share the Dignity. 

Thank you for all of the support given.

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Speakers at Zoom Meetings

National Youth
Science Forum

Lara Heesom from Mackellar Girls Campus gave a wonderful talk about her experience at the NYSF in Canberra in January.   

Environmental Sustainability
Kerry Gwynne
Dalwood Spilstead

 Kerry Gwynne spoke about Dalwood/Spilstead Early Childhood Intervention Centre. 

In 1928 Dalwood donated the property to the fund placing it in trust to be utilised only for children’s services.

Birds at North Head

Our November guest speaker was Matthew Taylor from Bush Heritage Australia. He is the President of the North Head Sanctuary Foundation.

Changeover Night 2021


Rick van Brugge takes over the President's job for 2021-22 from Lindy Myers.

Lindy has managed the club through another difficult year and Rick takes on the role after being Secretary during 2019-20.

Roger Rotary Award
PHF Awards

Congratulations to John O'Brien and Ian Grayburn for a Rotary PHF awards for continuous support over the years. John is our photographer  and always willing to help. Ian is our Youth Officer and a huge supporter often working in the background. 

President's Award 2020-21

Congratulation to Michael Mead  for being awarded the President's Award. Michael has been a valuable member of the club taking on the new Bally Barker Blog and being Service Team Leader 

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