The Rotary Club of Mooloolaba inc:|
Some Highlights of previous projects
The Rotary Club of Mooloolaba was chartered on
the 26th March 1973.
Charter President was Vic Honour.
During his term with this Club, Vic served as District Governor in
District Governor (1973/74)
presented the charter on Saturday 28th July 1973 at a function held
at the Surfair International.
Initially, the club met at the Mark Anthony Motel, later moving to
the Headland Golf Club before again moving to the location
at the Mooloolaba Yacht Club at Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.
The Club then moved to the current location at The Headland
Golf Club in Buderim.
Currently our club has around 52
members. We are always looking to expand our membership and recruit
suitable new Rotarians. We welcome lady members to our membership
The club is known internationally as
"The Friendly Club" as we regularly welcome many visitors from
around the world to our Monday meetings.
1998 saw us welcome our first inward exchange student
for some years and all our members enjoyed the
experience. Since then we have received an inbound student and sent
out an out bound student every year
Some of the significant projects undertaken by this club include:
Shelter Shed for the Buderim School
Establishment of the Pre-employment Centre at Cotton Tree, later to
become known as Maroochydore CYSS,
and later still Maroochydore
Established and operated annual Prawn Festival which in May 1989
attracted over 45,000 visitors to the area.
Sponsored the charter of the Rotary Club of Kawana Waters.
Formation of our first sponsored Probus Club at Buderim. Chartered
"Jaws of Life" equipment supplied to St Johns Ambulance.
Supervisory work by President Ken Oliver in the construction of the
indoor sports stadium at Buderim.
Charter & Support of
at Immanuel Lutheran College.
Planted over 8,000 trees to "green" the local motorway.
1994 - 1999
Sponsored the Job Help Organisation Bridging The Gap
1994 - 1999
Sponsor Annual "Camp Quality" for Children with cancer
Sponsor annual Careers Market
1999 Charity Concert
O'Connor kindly donated his services and we raised around
$15,000.00 in one night for three local charities
Classic & Vintage Car Show
Major Upgrades to Mooloolaba Rotary Park & BBQ areas. Two new
Pavilions built. More in planning stages.
Sunskills Careers Options Program for students seeking Trades
and Industry training options
Construct footbridge in Botanical
RYDA School Driver Education program
Donations In Kind collecting goods for overseas Aid Projects
Club Foot Program in Sierra Leone.
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