The Rotary Club of Barossa Valley
Welcome to our Rotary Club!

           

Our regular meetings will be on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, with the 2nd and 4th Mondays being used for Vocational Visits, Social events, Team Meetings, and Board meetings.

Our Venue

The Vine Inn, 14 - 22 Murray St. Nuriootpa

Please get in touch with our Attendance Officer if you intend to join us at our meetings. 

Stories
Report reproduced courtesy of the Barossa’s favourite Newspaper, The Leader
The following was printed in The Leader, on December 6th 2023
Locals’ emotional plea:
Say no to DV
 
 Rotary Club of Barossa Valley says no to domestic violence: Steve Ahrens, Bev Stephenson, Bill Simons, Sandie Simons, Phil Graetz, Sue Graetz, Mark Graetz and Robert Brookes
 By Mel Jaunay
When a close family member of Sandie Simons’ told her she ‘walked into a door,’ Sandie knew, deep down, it wasn’t the truth.
Although Sandie was only young herself at the time, she could tell straight away something wasn’t right within the marriage of her young pregnant relative.
The Bowls Competition for the Gold(ish) Cup
 
The Angaston Bowling Club hosted our Fellowship, Fun and Frivolity evening playing Bowls
 
The picture shows our Club Champions, Goldish Cup holders and Cherry Ripe eaters The Lawn Stars, John Monfries, Karen Bosomworth, Mary Martin and Phil Martin after the presentation ceremony.
No to Domestic Violence.
Yes to Respect
 
After a successful march in Adelaide, when hundreds of Rotarians marched along King William St to show the public that Rotary says No to Domestic Violence, the Rotary Club of Barossa Valley organised a group to march in the Tanunda Christmas Parade.
The photo shows some members and friends assembling before the march.
During the march, there was much support for our stand against Domestic Violence.
President Sandie said " There was a great response from all ages, with lots of clapping and comments of 'Good on you' as we walked past
 
 

2023-4 Changeover

On July 6th, Sandie Simons became our President for the 2023-24 year. Sandie was our secretary and is married to Assistant Governor Area 5 and Past President Bill Simons, so she is well prepared for the job with a lot of experience in the running of a Rotary Club. Photo of Sandie and Bill to the left.
 
 
 

 

 

Sandies Executives are:

Imm Past President
Peter Perkins
Secretary
Bev Stephenson
Treasurer
Mark Graetz
President-Elect
Steve Ahrens

Board Directors are:

Vocational David West, International PDG Peter Thomas, New Generations Prue Maitland, Membership Sue Graetz, The Rotary Club of Barossa Valley Foundation, Grant Schuyler and 2025 Airshow Keith Millington.
 
We had an informal celebration of Sandie’s induction at the Lord Lyndoch Restaurant with 50 people witnessing the induction. The room at the Lord Lyndoch was perfect for the night with plenty of room for people to mingle during the evening. MC for the night was Sue Graetz who managed the proceedings very well. PDG Peter Thomas proposed the Toast to Rotary International and District Governor Craig Dowling did the Response.
IPP Peter Perkins Inducted Sandie and presented her with the Presidential Collar and badge. In her first address to the club as President, Sandie talked about the support we have given in our community that has created hope in our world, the 2023-4 RI Theme. Sandie went on to talk about what we can do in the future and how we can improve our community and also boost our club’s standing.

 

I have just completed my two weeks on the clothing bins. For those that don’t know, we have three clothing bins at Nuriootpa, Angaston and Tanunda to allow people to donate clothing to the Great Revival Shop and the Truro Op shop. My job has been emptying the Nuriootpa bin. Two other members have been looking after the Tanunda and Angaston bins. This is the daily load in my Landcruiser.

Cargo Area
Our Vocational Visit to Lyndoch Motors
Our Vocational committee organised a club visit to Lyndoch Motors to see how a car and agricultural machinery business operates. The picture shows the members enjoying a
hamburger and fellowship after the tour.
 
Rotary International has produced two videos on the fight against Polio. Permanent links to the videos are in the right-hand side panel and quick access to the link below this story
The videos show the history behind the fight against polio from the start in the late 70s through to how the world Health Organisation joined in and then the Bill Gates Foundation came in with the 2 for 1 dollar fund matching. The fight is still ongoing. 
Recommended viewing for all Rotarians. RI has recommended the videos are shown to the public on all possible occasions.
Use this link to go to the videos now.
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Club Information
We meet In Person
Mondays at 6:30 pm
The Vine Inn
14 - 22 Murray St
Nuriootpa, SA 5355
Australia
Phone:
0417 833 691
1st and 3rd Monday of each month at the Vine Inn Nuriootpa for Dinner Meeting. 2nd and 4th Monday: Visits, Social, Committee and Board meetings.
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Contact Us.

Use the links below to email us.

For general information about the club click on Secretary
 
To contact our President click on  President
 
If your enquiry is about finance, click on Treasurer
 
To contact the Webmaster, click on Webmaster
 
Our Postal Address is:
Box 251
TANUNDA
SA 5352
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