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Keilor Rotary Car & Vintage Bike Show held on Sunday 3rd May

The annual Keilor Rotary Club Car & Vintage Bike Show was a spectular success, thanks to the weather which was fantastic allowing the exhibitors and public to come out and enjoy our biggest Car Show yet.

All funds raised at the event will be directed to organisations associated with prevention of violence against women and the Hand Brake Turn organisation which helps disconnected and disadvantaged youth turn their life around.

Keilor Rotary Club thanks our sponsors who have helped make this event an outstanding success

Keilor Hotel, Essendon Ford, Preston Motors Holden, Essendon Nissan, Essendon Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Essendon Mazda, Essendon Honda, Airport Toyota, Essendon Hyundai, Essendon Mitsubishi, Oricom,  Essendon Kia, Rare Spares, Dockland Subaru, Shannons, Temp Fence, Daniel Real Estate, Essendon Skoda, Weda Partners, Eclipse Automotive, Nelson Alexander Ascot Vale

Click here to view photos of  car show winners in the following album

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/100253402649965977979/albums/6145358149109962497?authkey=COfixom_-de5Mw

 Photos below are provided by the 60's Amercian Muscle Car Club

http://www.60samcc.com/Keilor15/index.html

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Keilor Rotarian Continues work in Wycheproof

Keilor Rotarian David Bourke continues his work helping the Wycheproof community as the town opens a Bakery and a Butcher's Shop. David has been helping the bakery purchase the equipment needed to open the bakery by visiting auctions room around Melbourne seeking out the required equipment at the right price.

Please see attached story from the Weekly Times under Read More

 

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Keilor Rotary Club Supporting Youth Sport in our Community

The Rotary Club of Keilor recently sponsored the "Coaches Awards" presented to members of the Keilor Junior Cricket Club at its annual presentation afternoon on Saturday March 21st. The awards are part of the Rotary Club's Community and Youth projects as the club works with Keilor and surrounding communities

 

                                                           

 

 

 

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Keilor Rotary Supports Driver Education

Our Rotary Club is working with Driver Dynamics to provide Driver Education in our community

By booking a full day defensive driving course with Australia's #1 defensive driver training organisation through our website for just $179.

•    you will develop your driving skills and be a much safer driver; and
•    you will help the Rotary Club of Keilor (which will receive a rebate from your booking).
 
Book a course for yourself, or buy a gift voucher for your children, grandchildren or other loved ones, and be confident that you, and they, will be much safer and more road aware drivers.  Courses are available at TABCORP Park Melton and at Sandown Raceway and are suited to all ages & drivers (L plated, P plated and unrestricted).

To book online please use the following link https://driverdynamics.rezdy.com  and enter RCKDD under voucher code or under special requirements near the bottom of the Driver Dynamics booking form

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Inside Story Fundraiser a Huge Success

Our November "Inside Story" community event conducted in conjunction with the Westgate Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation and the Keilor Bowls Club proved an outstanding success when an enthusiastic capacity crowd of 160 turned out on the night.
 
Compered by Sandra Nicholson, retired Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police & Chair of the Westgate Blue Ribbon Foundation, attendees heard much about contemporary policing and local Brimbank policing, as well as getting an insight into police investigations undertaken to solve some of Victoria's most notable crimes from Superintendent Glenn Weir, Divisional Commander, Brimbank Division, Victoria Police and Charle Bezzina ex-Victoria Police, Homicide, Drug, Armed Robbery & Internal Investigations.
 
The Keilor Bowls Club venue, the make up of the audience, the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters, and to mingle informally during the light supper intermission gave the event a true community feel.  The enthusiasm on the night was reflected in a beyond expectation profit approaching $5700 (plus a private donation of $200 on the night direct to the Blue Ribbon Foundation) from ticket sales, a raffle and silent auctions on the night, and a post event raffle.  All of this profit will go to the Westgate Blue Ribbon Foundation to support it in funding new and improved emergency facilities in western suburb public hospitals in memory of fallen police officers.
 
We are most grateful to the support of the Westgate Blue Ribbon Foundation for its assistance in making the night such a great success, to Superintendent Glenn Weir and Charlie Bezzina for so generously giving us their time, and to the Keilor Bowls Club for donating the venue and undertaking the catering - such catering being the subject of many positive comments and being in such quantity that we were able to donate the excess to the Corpus Christi Hostel in Greenvale.
 
The profits from the event were largely attributable to the very generous donations provided by supporters. The Club and the Westgate Blue Ribbon Foundation are indebted to them for their great support.

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Thank you to all who gave great support to our Inside Story fundraiser and associated raffle ticket sales.  The 100 raffle tickets (all sold) in the speedcar passenger experience raffle were:
 
Yellow D01 - 20, Red A01 - 20, Blue B01 - 60  The winner of that passenger experience in the two seater speedcar at Bacchus Marsh speedway (which we drew at Keilor Bowls Club in the presence of Rotary Club of Keilor President Ted Haydon at 6pm Wed 17th December) was Ticket RED A18 won by  Tim Lang.  
Thank you again to those who purchased raffle tickets - I know there will be a number of you relieved that you did not win!!!!1

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Good Citizens Awards for 2014

The Rotary Club of Keilor has again presented Good Citizens Awards and cheques to students as chosen by the school leaders at seven Primary Schools in the Keilor area.

Both girls in the picture, from Sacred Heart Primary School were thrilled to receive the awards, whilst the parents of both students were in tears of joy               

                                                 

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Inside Story

Inside Story - 7pm for 7.30pm Wednesday 19 November at the Keilor Bowls Club
 
Join the Rotary Club of Keilor, Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation and the Keilor Bowls Club to hear true stories of crime, investigation and the justice system from those who were there.


Inside Story will provide you with an insight into the police investigations undertaken to solve some of Victoria's most notable crimes. 

You will get a chance to hear details not covered by the media and gain an understanding of the prosecuted. 

You will feel like part of the investigating team and understand what it was like to be part of the arrests.

   
 

To Book for this event please click  on the following link

www.trybooking.com/FLSK

 

Trivia Fun Night

                                                                            
Saturday 9th August the Keilor Rotary and Gateway Rotaract Clubs, held a fun Trivia Night raising funds to purchase refurbished computers and to ship the computers and desks to establish a Computer Learning Centre in the village of Balibo Timor Leste. Everyone who attended had a great fun night answering the questions, playing the infamous cuecumber game and watching the recycled clothing fashion parade. Thanks to the members of the Gatewat Rotaract Club, especially Buket Divorian who compared the evening. Thanks also to DIK who packed the computers and desks ready for shipping to Balibo    

 

Keilor Rotary Club Facilitiates a Donation to Australian Rotary Health

A fitting way to complete Cameron Horder's year of Presidency was to be a part of this wonderful presentation of $393,777.71 to Australian Rotary Health. Past District Governor Greg Ross extended Australian Rotary Health's gratitude at being the recipient of this wonderful bequest, which will be used to continue research into bowel cancer. Our David Whiting was humbled by the presentation of a Saphire Paul Harris awarded to him for his efforts in orchestrating this bequest. Congratulations to all.

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