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Foster Rotary Handover 2020

28 August 2020

The Handover was held on June 29 at Curry Corner where President Rod Lomax was installed. Due to Covid-19 restrictions less than 20 members were in attendance. The ceremony was conducted by District Governor Mark Humphries. It is hoped that a larger meeting with partners will be able to be held when restrictions on gatherings…

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Linton Court Rotunda Renovations

25 August 2020

After 40 years of weathering the timber paling roof of the existing rotunda needed replacing. An enthusiastic crew of members pitched in to get the job done.

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Wood Raffle for Community Organisations

23 August 2020

The wood raffles are held five times a year to raise money for a local organisation.

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Proposed Rotunda at Foster Showgrounds

11 June 2020

Our major project is to erect a rotunda to provide shelter for people using the playground. It has taken a year to organize plans and a grant from the Shire for $9,323. The building permit has been approved and we are ready and set to go when the weather improves. Club members will prepare the…

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Time Capsule Unearthed

11 May 2020

The time capsule concept commenced in 1977 when the first one was buried in the Shire Office Lawn by the then Governor of Victoria Sir Henry Winneke. It was opened to coincide with Fosters 150th birthday celebrations in 2020. The question then arose about the future of the capsule which was still in good condition. The…

ANASTASIA’S MONUMENT

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…

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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 rural Victoria have…

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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.

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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.

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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…