Community project

Camp Getaway Games Room

The new games room will provide another fun / activity element to the Camp and will be built at the same time as the Mini Golfcourse. The first stage was to refurbish one of the old nissen huts which required major structural work. The insde was gutted and the remodeling is progressing well. The electrical work and repainting is complete and it is now time to work on the detail. We need to continue to raise funds and would weclome help with the building work.

If you would like to help contact Harold Simpson 0418 587477

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Royal District Nursing Service - Christmas Bags

Christmas Bags for the Royal District Nursing Service

         

 

In the lead up to Christmas for 2010 and the past four years, the Club has supported the local Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) in bringing some Christmas cheer to that service’s most housebound, restricted and isolated clients.

The project normally involves the provision of  up to 100 Christmas Shopping Bags into which we packed Christmas “goodies” (primarily small food items and personal grooming products) for distribution by local Royal District Nurses. 

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Community Health Project

In February 2010, with the support of a Community Grant from the Brimbank Council, the Club undertook a three part Community Health Project.

Part 1, on Sunday 7 February, saw fourteen health information provider organisations participate in a Health Expo at our monthly Market.  The Keilor Hotel generously made its Functions Marquee available and this allowed us to give the high quality displays a very professional appearance - something which helped attract many positive comments on the Expo. 

 

Part 2 of the project, on the evening of Wednesday 10 February, took the form of a Men’s Health Forum

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Elderly Citizens Luncheons

 A number of the clubs members support a retired member who hosts luncheons for residents of Aged Care facilities in Melbourne’s north and west.  The luncheons have been held at Sylvia Kirwan's home where between twelve and twenty four aged care residents are warmly welcomed by Sylvia and her volunteer friends.  This opportunity for the Aged Care residents, not only offers them a day out, but provides a complimentary luncheon prepared by the volunteers, as well as the warm touch of personalized attention

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Camp Getaway Dormitory 2

Camp Getaway is our Districts largest Community Project.      

District took over a WW2 army Camp that was being used as holiday accommodation for children.          Over time the buildings deteriorated and needed to be replaced.        The decision was made to provide accommodation that would cater for people with disabilities.       A Camp for everyone - any age, able or with disabilities

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