Club News

Support for AEN WA

In Vocational Service month we welcomed Irene Walker, Executive Officer of the Apprentice Employment Network WA, (AEN WA) the peak employer association representing Member Group Training Organisations in WA and a Registered Not for Profit Charity. Irene described the work of AEN WA and introduced club members to Karrinyup Rotary's, wonderful new partnership with AEN WA, which provides practical support for top apprentices/trainees in five important categories. Irene then introduced the three award recipients in attendance, who explained how the club's support had assisted their purchase of essential tools of trade.

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Back to School Grant for Displaced Persons

The Karrinyup Rotary Youth Service team has established a ‘Back to School 2023’ grant to assist children of Ukrainian Displaced persons living in Western Australia. Its purpose is to help cover the expenses of funding their back-to-school requirements for 2023. Families can apply for a grant of $200 for local children, who have settled here after fleeing the war in Ukraine. To be eligible, they must have the 769 visa that applies to DP’s from Ukraine. Applications on the attached form should be made to the club email. The Youth committee will assess the applications for approval.

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My Home Update November 2022

“My Home” is an extraordinary and immediate response to the housing crisis. Eighteen small low impact homes are currently being built with completion due in February 2023. These will house women over 55, who would otherwise be homeless. Rotary Clubs in District 9455 have undertaken to provide furniture and household goods. There is now the opportunity to make the houses more personal and homely with bedding, linen, towels, kitchen equipment, etc. Help has come from many areas but further funding is needed. See how you can help.

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Camp Quality Activity 2022

Camp Quality gives kids facing cancer the chance to be kids again, providing a support network and a range of non-medical support services for children living with cancer and their families. RC Karrinyup has been a strong supporter of the program over many years. Along with our substantial donation this year, a team from Karrinyup Rotary provided hands on support and assistance for Camp Quality volunteers at 'Kids Only Time,' a Family Camp held recently in Guildford.

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Support for Foodbank WA 2022

Since the inception of Foodbank WA over twenty-five years ago, RC Karrinyup has been a strong supporter. This week, Ian de Nazareth, Senior Fundraising and Partnerships Manager at Foodbank WA, visited our club to bring us up to date. Foodbank WA redistributes oversupplied and donated food to those in need but this year the need has been huge. Former Community Service Director Peter advised that the club had recently made our substantial annual donation, just in time for Christmas.

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Support for AEN WA Awards for Excellence

Members of the Karrinyup Rotary Vocational Service team recently attended the 2022 Apprentice Employment Network of WA Awards for Excellence gala presentation evening, where Director Tess Gardner made presentations of support to the winners. This new project is the result of former Vocational Service Director Kay Durrant’s diligence and understanding of the importance recognizing the need to support young people starting out in their careers.

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Events

Rotary Meeting - Speaker Anne Donaldson

Date: Tuesday Jan 31, 2023, 6:00 pm

More than clothes. Anne Donaldson will give an update on Dress for Success. 

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Stirling Farmers Market

Date: Sunday Feb 5, 2023, 7:30 am

The Stirling Farmers Market is held most Sunday mornings from 7.30 to 11.30 - see details.

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Rotary Meeting - Speaker Jerry Pilcher

Date: Tuesday Feb 7, 2023, 6:00 pm

Jerry Pilcher speaks on Australian Rotary Health, a recipient of our Community Service funding.

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Stirling Farmers Market

Date: Sunday Feb 12, 2023, 7:30 am

The Stirling Farmers Market is held most Sunday mornings from 7.30 to 11.30 - see details.

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Rotary Meeting - Speaker Richard Offen

Date: Tuesday Feb 14, 2023, 6:00 pm

Historian, lecturer, broadcaster and overall champion for Perth Richard Offen returns to speak on 'Making Things Comfortable'.

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Stirling Farmers Market

Date: Sunday Feb 19, 2023, 7:30 am

The Stirling Farmers Market is held most Sunday mornings from 7.30 to 11.30 - see details.

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Rotary Meeting - Club Assembly

Date: Tuesday Feb 21, 2023, 6:00 pm

We are more than halfway through the Rotary Year and it is time to check our progress against the Operational Plan.

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Stirling Farmers Market

Date: Sunday Feb 26, 2023, 7:30 am

The Stirling Farmers Market is held most Sunday mornings from 7.30 to 11.30 - see details.

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About Us

The Rotary Club of Karrinyup envisages a world, where people unite and act to create positive, lasting change. The club was recognised with the District Governor's Best Club Award for 2021-2022.

Join us on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm for a 6:30 pm meeting start at our venue at:

Marmion Angling and Aquatic Club

West Coast Drive Marmion WA 6020

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Projects

Projects

Our major project, the weekly Stirling Farmers Market, provides an invaluable service and has established our club as a visual presence in the local community. It is also serves as a fundraiser, which enables us to support our many Community, Environment, International, Vocational and Youth Service Projects as well as respond to Disaster Relief causes.