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Anastasia’s monument at the Foster Cemetery

9 October 2019

At the turn of last century Anastasia Thornley was a well known identity who ran the Foster Pub (Exchange Hotel) for over 30 years. The Rotary Club of Foster have donated $2,500 towards the restoration of her grave in the Foster Cemetery. Anastasia died in 1907 at the age of 80. No relatives can be traced which is why the Foster Cemetery Trust is r …

Gippsland Rotary Centenary House

9 September 2019

Gippsland Rotary Centenary House is a project of Rotary District 9820.  it provides affordable accommodation for patients and their families attending the Gippsland Cancer Centre at the Latrobe Regional hospital at Traralgon in Victoria.  Most guests stay for up to 6 weeks during radiotherapy, overcoming the tyranny of distance many patients in rur …

Wheelchairs For Kids

6 September 2018

Wheelchairs For Kids is a project of the Rotary Club of Scarborough WA.  In the past 20 years the project has constructed and distributed over 41,000 specially built wheelchairs to disabled children in over 83 countries around the world. In June 2018, the Rotary Club of Foster worked with the students and staff of Foster Primary School to raise fun …

The Ramblin’ Rotarians

5 March 2017

The team from Foster Rotary Club rambled across the beautiful Mt Hoddle Range raising funds for the Relay for Life on the 18-19 March. Stunning views looking out over Wilsons Promontory are matched by the stroll through tree ferns and bush. Great effort from the Rotarians who organised this event. 

End Polio Now project

End Polio Now program

9 December 2016

We celebrate the successful thirty year program to end Polio, a major initiative where Rotary International has partnered with the United Nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to eradicate this disease.

Mt Nicoll Walking Track

5 December 2016

The Mt Nicoll Walking Track is now completed  This 50th Anniversary project is funded by a Rotary District Grant, the Toora & Foster Community Bank, and the club. It is anticipated that this section will form Stage 1 of a walking track from Mt Nicoll to Fish Creek, providing extensive views across to the Prom and Corner Inlet for those who enjo …

Wood raffle for children and youth

5 December 2016

The wood raffles are held five times a year to raise money for a local organisation. This year, the focus is on children and youth.

Supporting people of Maubisse, Timor Leste

5 December 2016

Together with five other Rotary clubs, we are embarking on a project to support the people of Maubisse in Timor Leste as they work to establish community amenities including a kitchen and recreation centre. Together, we have secured grants to fill shipping containers with medical and educational supplies and plan to send these early in 2017. Member …

Timor Leste

10 November 2016

Members of Foster Rotary are preparing to visit Maubisse in 2017 to help the community. We will be posted updated information soon.