President Phil and Community Service Director Peter were at the Trigg Island Surf Life Saving Club recently to officially hand over two Surf Rescue Boards. These are just the latest in a long line of support by our club for these local heroes. Our club has enjoyed a long-standing and close relationship with the surf club going back many years. Previous donations have been for a beach shelter and rescue vehicles and equipment including an Oxy Viva unit.Read more...
The first meeting of the Karrinyup Community Mens Shed held recently at the approved site, the former Balcatta pre Primary School at 6 Jedda Road Balcatta, was a great success with over forty men attending. The steering committee now has a lease from the City of Stirling for commencement on 1st June. If you missed the meeting or want more information please contact Peter on 0478 215 692 or Tony on 0400 504 144 for more information. There is no age limit maximum or minimum.Read more...
For some time our Community Service Committee has been working with the Mooro County Tour Group to provide seating at Lake Gwelup Reserve for cultural tour groups. The project was expected to be completed by the end of October and we are pleased to announce that has now been achieved.Read more...
Men's Sheds are now established as part of the health infrastructure that supports programs to improve men's health and well-being. RC Karrinyup is facilitating the development of a new Men’s Shed for residents in and around Karrinyup. Approximately 50 people attended a widely advertised meeting at the Karrinyup Community Centre on 26th November 2015 with a view to establishing a Community Men’s Shed in Karrinyup. Peter Polain (RC Karrinyup) and Brett Pollock (WA Men's Shed Assoc) addressed the meeting regarding the aims and operations of Men's Shed groups. The project is a ‘Go’ and a steering committee has been established.Read more...
The Michael Chin Humanitarian Award was created in 2000 to acknowledge an outstanding individual for their ongoing humanitarian activities in the community. This award recognises individuals, who serve the community and whose daily dedication and care giving epitomises the highest standard of quality and personal commitment.Read more...
Other Community Service Projects
In addition the club currently supports the following Community Service projects and programs:
- Australian Rotary Health
- McCusket Alzheimer's Research Foundation
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Foodbank WA
- Riding for the Disabled
- Camp Quality
- Trigg Island Surf Lifesaving Club
Plans for a number of other future projects in the local community are currently underway.