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Tour de Rutherglen 2014
From the Vines to the Bottle. The Rotary Club of Rutherglen welcomes you to
this unique opportunity! Ride the Rutherglen wineries in a weekend of scenery,
wine tasting and explanations directly from the winemakers as to how they get
such superb flavours and styles from the vine into the bottle.
A leisurely 30km bike ride will take you to 4 wineries where you will experience
demonstrations and hands on approach to the making of wine. Breakfast, lunch
and dinner on the Saturday will be provided and riders will have support along
the way. Any purchased wine will be available for pick-up in Rutherglen.
Why not make a weekend of it and visit Rutherglenís other great business on
the Sunday! You will experience a day of exercise, scenery, information and
tasting, finishing with dinner all for just $140. Click for more details
Phil Nixon 2014-2015 Club President
New President for Rotary Club of Rutherglen Mr Phil Nickson was inducted as
the Rotary Club President at the Changeover last Friday night with over 80
people in attendance. One of the significant aspects of the Annual Report
was the donation of funds to local and international groups totalling
$38,069 for the year. A major beneficiary was
the Rutherglen KindergartenCommittee which
has been supported in their building extension
works over the last two years with the
contribution by Rotary of $7400 this year
bringing the total support to over $30,000 on
this project alone.Phil Nickson in accepting
the chain of office said he was looking for the
Club to continue improving things in the
community both locally and more broadly in
the community of nations. He also indicated
that Rotary is all about fellowship as well as
service, providing the opportunity of meeting
people and enjoying the activities and projects
along with dinner meetings that are both fun and informative.
Paul Harris Fellow Awards
Two of Rutherglen's prominent identities, Jenny Templeton and Andrew
Melville were recently awarded Rotary's highest honour of a Paul Harris
Fellowship in recognition of their service and contribution to the community
over many years. The Awards were presented by Past President Phil Trimble
at the recent Rutherglen Rotary changeover dinner.
2014 Country Fair Roundup
The Rutherglen Country Fair is over for another year. There was great
weather, a bumper crowd and a great atmosphere around the town. If stall
holders orvisitors have any comments about the fair please contact us
by phone on 02 6032 7054 or via email. Applications for next years fair
will be available in March 2015.
MAIL ADDRESS FOR CLUB IS
P.O. BOX 9 RUTHERGLEN, VIC 3685
THE CLUB MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY,
AT THE VICTORIA HOTEL
SEE “ABOUT US” PAGE FOR LOCATION.
6:30 FOR 7:00PM START
APOLOGIES AND GUESTS
CALL PHIL OR MARY TRIMBLE BY 1PM
WEDNESDAY, ON 02 60328416
AFTER THIS TIME YOU MUST ALSO CALL
THE VICTORIA HOTEL, FOR CATERING
PURPOSES, 02 60328610