Goolwa Rotary meet and greet

IN THE KITCHEN: Bonnie Daws, Sue Porter, Anna Centofanti, Alice Wall and Mark Gerschwitz were busy in the kitchen. Photo: Jack Church. 329411_01

The Goolwa Rotary Club held their meet and greet session at the Goolwa Football Club on Tuesday April 11 at 5pm.

The meet and greet session was a chance for local community members to find out what projects rotary are undertaking, with an emphasis on local produce being showcased at the event.

Goolwa Rotary Club are one of over 1,100 rotary clubs in Australia, however they are undertaking some major projects locally, nationally and internationally.

Club President Jan Lawrence spoke passionately at the event about the importance of Rotary, with the Club donating to Umaja orphanage in Kenya, “Rotary funds this and many other orphanages around the world,” Jan said.

Locally, Goolwa Rotary Club regularly donate food to the local churches to assist with meals for the homeless, as well as helping with people that seek shelter for whatever the reason may be.

Goolwa Rotary Club have also planted over 100 trees at the reserve along Sweetman Road in Goolwa to preserve the local environment.

The rotarians in the kitchen did a great job with local produce, sending out a wide variety of cheese, meats, fruit and sauces for people to try.

Everyone had a great time learning about what Goolwa Rotary was planning, with many community members attending.

For more information on Goolwa Rotary, call 0416 095 943 or visit their Facebook pages.