Welcome to the North Ryde Rotary Club!
We meet In Person
Fridays at 7:15 AM
at Dunmore Lang College, 130-134 Herring Road,
North Ryde, NSW 2113
Australia
We meet every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Friday of the month 7:15-8:15AM Please note: Due to COVID 19 restrictions our club meets on Fridays mornings via Zoom from 7.30a.m. For details please contact Club President Mandy Van.
What has our Club been doing?
Great show for our first recording of the Carols. When we thought back in June it would not be possible to have a Carols in 2020 it was good that we thought laterally and went a little bit virtual. The final result shows what can be done as Clubs work together. We must give a huge thank you to Roseanna Gallo from Macquarie Park who led the singers.  If you haven't had a peek do so in the next week before Christmas.
 
 
DONATE HERE:
Riding For the Disabled Association (NSW) Ryde Centre
 
FoodBank NSW & ACT
 
 
Have a look at the Photo Album in this Bulletin to see some more of those enjoying the live screening.
It's on again! We are running another BBQ at Bunnings Gladesville this Saturday 12 December from 8a.m. to 4p.m. Come along and enjoy a delicious sausage sandwich and drink and help support our club's fundraising. Thank you once again to our volunteers who are giving up their time on Saturday at short notice to work on the BBQ. Thank you also to our supporters John Bush from Bush's meats at Gladesville, Jag from Cox's Road Fruit Market, Ahmed from Ritchies IGA, Bendigo Bank North Ryde and Officeworks North Ryde who have once again stepped up to help us with this event.
 
If you would like to help with the BBQ please contact Garry Maloney on mobile 0426230458 or email: Garry.maloney@hotmail.com
 
 
 
 
This event will go live at 7:00 pm on Sunday 13 December.  You are invited to join both of the Rotary Clubs of North Ryde and Macquarie Park at Bar Angelo Top Ryde for a joint end of year celebration but also to view the carols streamed on the big screen in the Piazza.  Please let Garry Maloney know if you can join us.
 
It is also important to remember that we are raising money for Riding for the Disabled at North Ryde and FoodBank also located at North Ryde. The Go fund me details are below. Please give generously.
 
The fundraiser link for Riding for the Disabled is https://www.gofundme.com/2020-rotary-carols-on-the-common-rda-ryde-centre
 
On Monday 7 December, I delivered nearly 200 items to the Smith family Toy and Book Appeal that were donated by the North Ryde Community to the Tree of Joy this year.   Thank you to Bernie and Peter Mason who helped with the sorting of the gifts. Our next delivery of toys and gifts will be to the St Vincent De Paul Society at North Ryde later this week. We have extended the Tree of Joy closing date to Wednesday 16 December.
 
Thank you to everyone who has so generously donated to the Tree of Joy and to Cox's Road Mall, Bendigo Bank, Caffe InContro, Ritchies IGA and North Ryde Pharmacy for their ongoing support of the Tree of Joy. Thank you also to our wonderful helpers Liane Corbett, Victoria Crawford, Bernie and Peter Mason, Rob and Carolin Wilkinson and Allan McNallty who have regularly collected the gifts from the Tree of Joy and placed them in safe storage, which has been generously provided to us by Jason Hodge from St Michael's Mission.
 
Regards
Pam Wood
Community Service Coordinator 2020-21
 
 
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of North Ryde participated in the 'Sausage Sizzle' at Bunnings BBQ North Ryde on Saturday 28 November.
 
It was a long hot day, with the BBQ running from 9am to 4pm, but the Rotary day was from 6:30am to 6:00pm, after picking up food for the day in the morning and the clean up and taking items back to our Kennards storage at the end.
 
The following members were there for the whole day:
Rob Wilkinson, Mandy Van, David Martin, Peter Mason and Garry Maloney.
 
The following members were there for half the day:
Bernie Mason, who started there in the morning, had to leave and then came back around 12 noon, Sandeep Rathi (morning), Pam Wood (afternoon) and Liane Corbett (morning).
 
We also had help from two people from Rotaract, Sara and Nirth. It was a great effort by our team. The result of that effort is that the club made a profit for the day of $1,433.
 
Well done everyone but with special thanks to Garry and Rob who did the bulk of the organising. Thank you also to Kevin Lance from Eastwood-Gladesville Rotary Club for his great advice and support for our first Bunnings BBQ!
A big thank you also to our supporters Bush's Meats at Gladesville;  Ritchies IGA,  Cox's Road Fruit Market and Bendigo Bank North Ryde 
 
Here are a few photos.  There are more in the photo album.
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Corporate sponsor for the 2021 Virtual Fun Run for Mental Health.
 
We are very thankful to SSP (Spooner Specialist Physiotherapy) for sponsoring our Virtual Fun Run 2021 due to be conducted 18-25 April.  We look forward to working with them for many years.  
 
35 Pittwater Rd Gladesville
9817 7100
 
 
 
 
 

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