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Anzac Cottage – built in a day

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00August 21st, 2016|Guest Speakers|

Last week, avid historian Anne Chappel spoke to the Club about a story that is close to her heart—Anzac Cottage. Anzac Cottage was built in one day—12 February 1916— and still stands today at 38 Kalgoorlie Street, Mt Hawthorn.  The house was built to serve as a residence for a returned wounded soldier and his [...]

A Ball on a Bike

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00August 14th, 2016|Guest Speakers|

At our last meeting, we had the pleasure of having Suzanne Waldron and Jeremy Watkins as our guest speakers. Jeremy, who presented for the majority of the time, is the owner of ProActive  coaching. Jeremy shared with us a moving story about his father-in-law’s diagnosis with prostate cancer. Interestingly, his father-in-law suspected something was wrong [...]

Street Chaplains, on the front lines at night

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00August 7th, 2016|Guest Speakers|

Last week we had the pleasure of hearing from Garth Eichorn, a former Baptist minister and current volunteer with Street Chaplains. The Street Chaplains are a group of volunteers who work across Western Australia (in particular, nightclub districts in Northbridge, Joondalup and Fremantle), helping revelers each Friday and Saturday night stay safe and secure.  They [...]

Manna – making a difference

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00July 31st, 2016|Guest Speakers|

  On Monday night, we were thrilled to have Bev and John Lowe of Manna Inc as our guests at Rotary Northbridge. The Rotary Club of Northbridge donates $10,000 a year to Manna Inc, which uses the money to fund a breakfast club and school uniform program at Forrestfield Primary School.  This week, we had [...]

Petrina Bishop, singing with depression

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00July 24th, 2016|Guest Speakers|

At Monday night's Rotary Northbridge meeting, Petrina Bishop, a professional singer and producer, bravely and eloquently shared with the club her story in regards to her fight with depression. As a young and vibrant girl, Petrina's parents quickly realised her love and talent for performing and enrolled her in the Johnny Young Talent School.  It wasn't [...]

Kids Camps Inc, a chance to have fun

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00June 2nd, 2016|Guest Speakers|

On Monday night, Jess Karlsson and Ben Cox visited Rotary Northbridge to speak about Kids' Camps Inc. Jess Karlsson is the CEO of Kids' Camps Inc., bringing to the organization her experience in working in the NFP sector throughout Australia.  She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Perth. Jess spoke about the incidence [...]

A Man of Passion

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00September 11th, 2015|Guest Speakers|

On Monday night, Dr Michael Gannon of the WA chapter of the Australian Medical Association spoke to the Rotary Club of Northbridge, to give an overview of the role of the AMA in our society. Dr Gannon is one of the youngest Doctors to hold the position of AMA (WA) President. He is one of [...]

Real Estate Reflections

By |2016-10-13T22:05:31+08:00August 1st, 2015|Guest Speakers|

ON Monday night, the Rotary Club of Northbridge heard from Michael Keil, an experienced real estate agent who specialises in the Kensington, Victoria Park and Belmont areas, and who spoke about his observations and experiences from two decades in the industry. Michael started with LJ Hooker and was one of their top-performing agents in his [...]

A Learning Journey

By |2016-10-13T22:05:34+08:00July 17th, 2015|Guest Speakers|

On Monday night, experienced AFL coach and player Andrew Lockyer spoke to the Rotary Club of Northbridge. Andrew has coached at many levels and spoke of a coach being a custodian of the game. The AFL experience for him was comparable to the Rotary experience, where all members share a goal but also become a [...]

Changing Lives with Interplast

By |2016-10-13T22:05:34+08:00June 21st, 2015|Guest Speakers|

On Monday night, Rotary Northbridge was pleased to hear from Steve Dixon about the life-changing actions of Interplast. Steve is the District 9455 Chair for Interplast. He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Osborne Park for over 10 years, having served as President in 2012/13, and was recognised last year as a Paul [...]