The main activities of the Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay are organised within committees based on Rotary’s Five Avenues of Service.

Our Club President for 2021-22 is Jeremy Foster, and our Secretary is PP Di Collins.

Club Service Committee

Director: TBA
Treasurer & Membership Director: PRID Ken Collins
PR & Fundraising Director / Bulletin Editor / Webmaster: PP Simone Collins

The Club Service committee is responsible for the smooth running of the club. This includes the functions of the Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Director, Fundraising Director, Public Relations Director, Bulletin Editor, Website and Social Media administrators, as well as coordinators of our events and speakers.

Vocational & Community Service Committee

Director: PP Jeremy Foster

This committee covers two “avenues of service”.

Vocational service encourages and fosters high ethical standards in business and professions, recognising the worthiness of all occupations, and encourages each Rotarian to consider how they may serve society through their own occupation (such as their skills, knowledge and networks).

Specific projects we conduct in this area include the Pride of Workmanship Award, Vocational visits (where we visit a business to learn more about it / its industry), and the presentation of awards to local primary school children. We also encourage our members to become involved with Rotary Fellowships and Rotarian Action Groups (RAGs).

Community Service encourages us to build strong links within our local community.

Our local community projects include providing Buddy Benches to primary schools, providing ESL books (in two languages) to local schools, supporting the Seedlings Kids Program, providing free eye screening to 5 and 6 year old (Kids Right2See), and assisting the elderly (FFEET: Food, Feet, Eyes, Ears and Teeth).

See the latest updates about our Community Service projects.

International Service Committee

Director: Greg Acciaioli

As the name suggests, International Service primarily focuses on providing humanitarian aid and education overseas. This committee also ties in with the major charitable arm of Rotary, the Rotary Foundation.

Projects supported by this committee include Shelterbox, Interplast, several RAWCS projects, Days for Girls, and Awareness Cambodia.

See the latest updates about our International Service projects.

Youth Service Committee

Director: PP Peter Mack

Youth Service assists in the development of youth and young adults in Australia.

Activities that this committee oversees includes Microscopes in Schools, and sponsoring youths to attend the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN), Rotary WA Driver Education Day (RWADE), Science & Engineering Challenge, Santos Science Experience, and Camp Opportunity.

See the latest updates about our Youth Service projects.

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