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Rotary Facilitates Youth Leadership – RYLA 2021

One of our annual Rotary Youth projects is the sponsorship of one or more attendees to our Rotary District intensive leadership experience organised where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections. Known as RYLA we accept applications...

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Odyssey House New Facilities helped by Rotary

Established in 1985, Odyssey House Trust Christchurch has led the way in the local provision of therapeutic treatment and support for people affected by alcohol and drug addiction . . .Wednesday 21st October 2021 marked the official opening of a combined 24 bed male...

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BOOKarama 2021 Donation Collection Ceased

This years donation of items for our BOOKarama 2021 has proven to be highly successful with volumes up at least 20% on our 2019 collection. As a result of this, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside ceased collecting donations of Books, Records, DVD's/CD's and...

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BOOKarama 2021 Collection to End Early

This years donation of items for our BOOKarama 2021 has proven to be highly successful with volumes up at least 20% on our 2019 collection. As a result of this, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside has decided to cease collecting donations of Books, Records,...

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Support for Foodbank Canterbury

You may have seen the new Foodbank Canterbury Delivery Truck navigating the streets of Christchurch delivering food to those in need. In conjunction with 5 other local Rotary Clubs, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside was able to provide funding to Foodbank...

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BOOKarama 2021 Donation Collection Underway

Tuesday March 23rd marked the official start of our BOOKarama 2021 project that culminates at the end of April with a 3 day Book Sale.  After months of planning a group of our Rotarians spent the morning delivering over 33 wheelie bins to 17 locations throughout...

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BOOKarama 2021 Dates

Our popular BOOKarama Book Sale will be held once again at the YMCA Recreation Centre Bishopdale from Friday 30th April to Sunday 2nd May. Our event postponed last year due to COVID will feature Books, Records, DVD's and Jigsaws all reasonably priced. Proceeds from...

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New Year – New Venue – We are on the move!

From Monday January 25th 2021, our venue for Club Meetings will be at the Quality Hotel Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8542  2021 brings some changes to the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside not the least of which is a change of venue for its...

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Rotary’s Highest Honour Awarded

The highest award presented by Rotary world-wide is named after Rotary’s founder Paul Harris who started the organisation more than 100 years ago. Recipients of a Paul Harris Fellow are special people who have made a significant contribution in their community through...

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WE LOVE IT WHEN FRIENDS OF GOOD NIGHT SLEEP TIGHT SHOW US THEIR SUPPORT! This week we were lucky enough to receive some amazing knitted hats from the lovely Alison, and Matt from Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside delivered lots of PJ's, Singlets, Dressing gowns and even Cash! 🧶 💵 A huge thank you to Alison and Matt for these very generous and gratefully received donations! 🙏🙌🏼So this week are you up for a CHALLENGE?! 🤔😱Get together with your work place, church, school, club, or organization and see if you can organize a PJ or singlet drive! ⛪️ 🏫 🏈 Set up a collection point and see how many new items you can collect for us to distribute to the children in our community!👀 ✅ There will be a prize for the most items collected! 🏆🥇 We can collect the items from you and come and talk to your group about what we do and how much your kindness helps the children we support!👧🏻👶🏻👦🏼If you wish to make a cash donation instead you can click on our learn more button on facebook which will take you to our givealittle page! 💙So challenge accepted?! 😬🤞🏼If so let us know in the comments below so we can follow your progress!#showusyoursupport#donations#challenge#pjdrive ... See MoreSee Less

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Most people have heard of Guinness but unless you have been to St James Gate in Dublin you may not know the history of Guinness and how it gets distributed globally.Tauranga based author Rod Smith spoke to members this week on the history of Arthur Guinness and his family legacy. With extensive research Rod published a book “Guinness Down Under”.Thanks to our programme organiser Alistair who ensures that we have interesting speakers come and speak to the club. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago  ·  

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