Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.
What We Do:
- DCR members are active in a range of Rotary programs including travel to Kenya on RAWCS projects, travel to India on End Polio projects, travel to Laos on the Helping Hands project.
- Our members have undertaken a range of Rotary self development programs and have funded community events for suicide intervention, youth development and environmental walking tracks.
- Annually the club donates over $25,000 to the Discovery Coast Community and Rotary International
Our Fundraising Projects:
- Discovery Coast Rotary Markets
- Discovery Coast Melbourne Cup
- Discovery Coast Biggest Morning Tea
- Discovery Coast Fish Racing
- Gladstone strongly participates in RYPEN, RYLA, YEP.
- Our other main event is Ladies Long Table Event held in early September and raising around the $6000.00 mark. Last years funds going to Gladstone Women’s Health and Safe Haven (for Wombats).
- Our main fund raising event is the Swap Meet which is held in August each year raising around the $20,000 mark. Most funds going back into the Gladstone community.
This year we have received a Rotary Grant $2000 this is going towards a BBQ area at Edenvale Nursing Home in Gladstone to give visitors and residents a larger outside area to sit.
Charter Date: 18 May 1993
PO Box 1906 Gladstone Q 4680
Wednesday: 12.00 for 12.15pm Queens Hotel
What Do We Do
- Provide support to many local charities and service projects including SES, Gladstone Hospital Auxiliary, School Chaplaincy, Roseberry House, PCYC, and many more.
- Support Rotary local and international service projects
- Sponsor the education of 2 children from the Shepherds Arms Children’s Home
- Active member in the Days for Girls charity
- Support Mount Larcom State School Interact Club and the Clinton State Primary School Rotakids
How we Raise Funds
- Monthly Charity Markets at Kmart
- Motor Traders Golf Day annual event
- Musica event showcasing artists, culture, song, and language
- Sausage sizzles
- Harbour Festival Easter Parade
- Money Spinner