Welcome to the North Ryde Rotary Club!

We meet every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Friday of the month 7:15-8:15AM
at Dunmore Lang College, 130-134 Herring Road,
North Ryde, NSW  2113
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What has our Club been doing?
The Rotary Club of North Ryde held the 2019 Annual Changeover Dinner on Friday 28 June  at Basil's Seafood Restaurant Marsfield. Over 80 members and guests attended the function. The dinner provided an opportunity to celebrate another successful Rotary year and thank the 2018-19 Board for all their hard work and commitment throughout the year. For more photos see here or in photo albums
We welcomed in the new Board for 2019-20 and presented donations to some of our community groups including New Horizons, North Ryde Community Aid, St Michael's Mission and ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children).
We also presented awards to members of the community who have been recognised for their contributions to the community. These included:
Tony Fedele  -  Paul Harris Award
Gwen Martin -  Paul Harris Award
Pat Perrin  - Paul Harris double sapphire pin
Liane Corbett - Community Service Award
Peter Gock - 2019 Encouragement Award for 18 years of service to New Horizons Australian Disability Service.
Congratulations to all our award recipients!
2018-19 Board members Brian Powell, David Martin, Sandeep Rathi, Pat Perrin, Pam Wood, Mandy Van, Victoria Crawford, Liane Corbett, Mak Khalil (out of picture) Terrie McConnell (absent)
2019-20 Board members: Brain Powell, Garry Maloney, David Martin, Sandeep Rathi, Pat Perrin, Victoria Crawford, Mak Khalil, Pam Wood
Mandy Van.
PHF double sapphire pin recipient Pat Perrin with Victoria Crawford, Steve Perrin, Brian Powell,ADG Julie Thorp and Pam Wood
PHF recipient Gwen Martin with Victoria Crawford, David Martin, Pam Wood and ADG Julie Thorp
PHF recipient Tony Fedele with Steve Perrin, Pam Wood, ADG Julie Thorp and Brian Powell.
Community Service Award recipient Liane Corbett with Pat Perrin and Annette Billington
FREE Seminar on Youth Mental Health 17 July 2019
The Rotary Club of North Ryde in partnership with the Centre for Emotional Health is pleased to present a FREE community information evening for parents, carers and teenagers on dealing with academic procrastination in youth. 
The seminar will be held at the Hearing Hub, Level 2 Lecture Theatre at Macquarie University.
Join us on Wednesday 17 July from 6:00 pm to 7p.m. to hear about Dealing with academic procrastination in youth presented by Dr Carolyn Schniering.
Stress around academic performance is very common during adolescence as pressures at school escalate. Increased stress has been shown to be related to worry and procrastination around school work, and reduced self-esteem around work. This free seminar covers evidence based strategies for overcoming procrastination in youth.
The North Ryde Fun Run
The North Ryde Fun Run for Youth Mental Health is a community event organised by the Rotary Club of North Ryde, with venue partner Macquarie University and local community groups.
The 2019 Fun Run will be held on Sunday 25th August from 9am to 1pm at the Macquarie University Sport Fields, corner of Culloden and Talavera Roads, Macquarie Park.
The proceeds raised go towards funding research into youth mental health through the Australian Rotary Health organisation and to treatment programs through the Centre for Emotional Health.
Check out the details and register to attend: northrydefunrun.com.au
Each year, the Rotary Club of North Ryde runs a tour, in May, of local technology based companies for students from Country NSW.  We have been running the programme for 13 years or so.
We work with Rotary clubs in West Wyalong, Forbes and Inverell to source suitable students from year 10 at their local high schools.  We take up to 8 students each year.  The students travel down to Sydney on the Sunday and are then hosted by Rotarians through until Friday morning when they return home.
Rotarians take the students on a series of visits to technology based companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Cisco, Facebook and Google and other major companies which use technology in their businesses such as Coles, Optus and Canon.  They also see how technology is used within the Universities of UTS and Macquarie and visit the Sydney Observatory.
The idea is to provide the students with an insight into not only how technology is used in the workplace but what job opportunities there are available to them after school.
This year we had 4 students from schools at  Ashford and Forbes who participated in the program from Sunday 26 May until Friday 31 May. Each student prepared a presentation about their experiences during the tour at Canon on Thursday afternoon. The students gave their presentations at a special farewell dinner provided by the Club at Riding for the Disabled, Marsfield that evening.
For more photos see photo album here.
There are a numbers of these Barrels placed in shops and businesses in the community by the Rotary Clubs of Macquarie Park and North Ryde.
Please don't forget fund collected from these barrels go to Australian Farmers for drought relief. Or you can donate online at buyabale.com.au

Rotary is a worldwide organisation of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

There are 34,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are non-political, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto “Service above Self”, Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.


The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

•FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

•SECOND: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

•THIRD: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;

•FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.



Of the things we think, say & do:

1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?


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Rotary Foundation
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International Service
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