Welcome to Our Club
The Rotary Club of Murray Bridge meets at the Murray Bridge Golf Club
41 Ritter St, Murray Bridge on Tuesday evenings
With fellowship from 6.00pm and meeting starting at 6.15pm.
All guests and apologies must be confirmed with the Golf Club
by 1.00pm on the same day. 
Please call the Golf Club on 08 85311388 or email

The Four-Way Test

 1.  Is it the TRUTH?
 2.  Is it FAIR to all concerned?
 4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Speakers - Click at Bottom For Duties
Aug 30, 2022 6:15 PM
Orana Services


Chairperson: Julieanne Sissman

Fellowship & Invocation: Don McLean

Reserve: Lesley Murray

Sergeant:  Lyn Sickerdick

Sep 06, 2022 6:15 PM
Latest Adventure up the Mighty Murray River
Sep 13, 2022 6:15 PM
Committee Meetings & Calendar Presentation
Sep 20, 2022 6:15 PM
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Wimpy's Wise Words

PRESIDENT'S ROUND UP      28th  August
I would like to congratulate Jenny Phillips for her good work for making the Health of The River project proceed as a District event. Both our participants Salee Baker and Dom Summers were great ambassadors for our club and I was extremely pleased with their presentation last week. It does show that there is a need to continue with projects such as this.
At this stage we have had a good response from members wishing to be involved with the West Lakes club at the Monarto Safari Park on the 10th September.
I am hoping to give you all some better information at Tuesday’s meeting.
I would ask members to keep checking our calendar as we seem to be getting involved in many events over the coming months.
Please keep thinking of any potential members or volunteers that would like to be involved with Rotary.
Look forward to joining you all on Tuesday and listen to Kiah Tapley tell us about Orana.

New Look - Rotary Getaway

Last year a number of Rotarians, partners and friends travelled to Renmark for a weekend of fun.
This was a great time for all with accomodation varying from cabins, campers and caravans. Consensus was that we should "do it again"
There have been several suggestions but currently I am looking at the Morgan Caravan Park which offers cabins, powered and unpowered sites. Unpowered are upon the riverbank. Depending on the river conditions this may change. Fires are not permitted. https://www.morganriversidecaravanpark.com.au/
I am asking for expressions of interest from Rotarians and friends as to whether this should be persued.
Possible date is the weekend of October 22nd - 23rd. This is the first weekend after school holidays. 
Please respond via email to mhcool@lm.net.au and I will liaise with the park regarding your accomodation booking.
If you have an alternate venue suggestion, please let me know.
As a "Safari" normally involves capturing wild amimals in Africa, our more gentile "Getaway" will not harm any animals other than those who give their lives to feed us.
Robin LeGallez

Visit www.rotary9510.org to see the video and listen to the radio interview with DG Paul Thomas AM






Rotary supporting great youth programs…..

Have you heard about this great organisation - Operation Flinders?

Operation Flinders transform the lives of young people from the age of 13 - 18. The 8-day program is held in the northern Flinders Ranges where young people trek up to 100km, experience abseiling, Indigenous culture, bushcraft and build self-confidence through challenging themselves. These young people come from all across South Australia and are typically referred to us as part of a team of 10 from one school or agency.

Once the young person completes an Exercise, they have the opportunity to join the Next Step program. This program opens them up to a world of opportunity and growth to transform their lives!

Did you know that there are approximately 25 Rotary Clubs within this District that support this organisation? There is a campsite on Yankaninna station, home of Operation Flinders, named Rotary Campsite.

The photo below features a team of young people sitting around the campfire at Rotary Campsite and reflecting on their journey. The naming of the campsites is not done lightly and they are named in recognition of people and organisations who have made a significant contribution to Operation Flinders over a long period of time – the location of this campsite is usually midway through the exercise when young people are undergoing their transformation.

Great example of Rotary supporting great youth programs that achieve great outcomes for the future generation. There have been over 9,000 youth who have participated in this program.

Operation Flinders Foundation exists to transform the lives of young people through quality remote outback adventure programs.

Want to know more about Operation Flinders click the link below


Want to know more about Rotary? Please reach out to this page and we will connect you to someone near you.


The Rotary Foundation has raised more than $15 million in relief contributions to aid Ukrainians affected by the war. And Rotary members worldwide have jumped to help in relief efforts as well— donating over $15 million in aid, gathering and sending critical medical supplies, repurposing logistics networks to source housing, and much more.
Rotary responds when disaster strikes. Learn more here: https://on.rotary.org/3PqovDw

CALENDAR WINNERS 23rd August 2022

$100 639Robin LeGallezMurray Bridge Robin LeGallez 
$30 403Jude Male  Murray Bridge Wellington Progress Assoc 
$20 334S. & J. McNarmaraMurray BridgeRotary Club of Murray Bridge 

Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • SECOND: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • THIRD: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
  • FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

End Polio Now

In 1985 Rotary launched PolioPlus to immunize every child in the world against polio. Working with our partners and members of the global health community, together we will end polio.
Through the science of vaccines, Rotary & partners have saved nearly 19 million children from becoming paralyzed by polio. Learn more about our work to End Polio Now and how you can get involved: https://on.rotary.org/3eqtrrr

Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 35 years, and we’ve made incredible progress in the fight to rid the world of it forever.

As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've helped to reduced polio cases by more than 99.9 percent.

It’s crucial to eradicate polio from the last two countries where it remains endemic and to keep other countries polio-free.

If all eradication efforts stopped today, within 10 years, polio could paralyze as many as 200,000 children each year.

What is polio?

Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a paralyzing and potentially deadly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. The virus spreads from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can then attack the nervous system.




Rotary Work Shirts

Darryl Webb has arranged with Grandisons to supply Bisley Rotary work shirts in various configurations.
Please visit Grandisons and select your shirt which will then be embroided with our Club logo.
Pay for the shirt and retain your receipt.
Upon presentation of the receipt to Sam Cozens, you will be reimbursed $20 as a subsidy

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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Brenton Lewis
August 22
Ron Jericho
August 22
Gordon Schultz
August 26
Spouse Birthdays
Jillian Reddin
August 1
Dianne Wickes
August 20
Alicia Walker
August 24
Jack Reddin
Jillian Reddin
August 18
Jenny Phillips
Peter Phillips
August 24
Join Date
Brenton Lewis
August 1, 1978
44 years
Rob Smyth
August 10, 2010
12 years
Roxanne Rowland
August 19, 2014
8 years


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Murray Bridge Racing Club 2021


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