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Happy 35th Birthday Garden City

This year we celebrate our Club's 35th Anniversary since chartering in 1986.  The official Charter Date is recorded as 19 June 1986, however, the Charter Dinner was not held until 9 August 1986. Click below to read more about our Club's history. Let's Celebrate!

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Metropolitan Club Chartering Dinner

Jeremy (President Elect) and Caroline Freyburg invite you to join them by attending the Chartering Dinner of Toowoomba's newest Rotary Club.

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Our Rainbow House Project 90

Our Rainbow House is a school in Africa for which our Club is one of a number of sponsors. With the uncertainty that the COVID-19 crisis brings, the school has launched Project 90 with the hope of providing each student a thick warm blanket and an essential family food package. Click below to see how you can help.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities SEQ

They provide essential accommodation and support services to seriously ill or injured children and their families who require specialist treatment in Brisbane or the Gold Coast. If you can help please click below.

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Emerge Cafe Launch

Our Rotary Club proudly supported the launch of the new Emerge on 10 June. Get behind this local community driven organisation giving young kids a chance to turn their lives around. Inspiring stories.
Founder - Jen Shaw
New CEO - Penny Hamilton
#emergecafe

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Mental Health and Depression in the Bush

Are you bogged mate? is all about helping country blokes talk about mental health and suicide while spreading awareness about depression in the bush.

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Events

Breakfast Meeting

Date: Friday Jun 25, 2021, 6:45 am

Stan Klan - Toowoomba City Churches' Winter Shelter Project

The programme is called Winter Shelter, and 7 inner city churches are co-operating. Each church provides and staffs a shelter for one night each week providing a bed, hot dinner, breakfast, and shower.

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Breakfast Meeting

Date: Friday Jul 2, 2021, 6:45 am

Kathryn McKeefry - Chief Executive Officer, St Vincent's Hospital

Proven business acumen, financial literacy and performance. Very strong stakeholder relationship management abilities. A successful track record in leadership and team building at a senior level. A commitment to quality and outstanding customer service at all levels. Innovative and strategic with a focus on operational issues.

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35th Annual Changeover

Date: Thursday Jul 8, 2021, 6:30 pm

Invitation

Jeremy and Caroline Freyburg are pleased to invite you to the 35th Changeover Dinner Thursday 8 July 2021 at The Allan Cunningham Room, Burke & Wills Hotel, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, 6.30 for 7.00pm

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Breakfast Meeting

Date: Friday Jul 16, 2021, 6:45 am

Watch this Space!

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Club Assembly

Date: Friday Jul 23, 2021, 6:45 am

Club Assembly - The New Rotary Year Begins

This is the first opportunity for all Club Committees to meet during a scheduled Club Assembly in 2021-22.  The aim will be to review the work of the committee over the past 12 months and to begin the process of setting short-term goals for the coming year.

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Breakfast Meeting

Date: Friday Jul 30, 2021, 6:45 am

Mary Wells - Toowoomba Scholarship Scheme

The Toowoomba Scholarship Program (TSP) is a 3-year pilot program (2019 – 2021) established to give a ‘hand up’ to disadvantaged Toowoomba community members to achieve their education and employment dreams.

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Repertory Theatre Night

Date: Thursday Aug 19, 2021, 12:00 am

"The Love List" by Norm Foster

Gather up your friends and be ready to bring them along to what will be a great night out. Join us for the annual Theatre Night Fundraiser.

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Spring into Jazz 2021

Date: Saturday Oct 9, 2021, 12:00 am

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  About Us

MEETINGS

Breakfast - Every Friday at 6.45 for 7.00 am except

Dinner - Second Thursday of the month at 6.00 for 6.30 pm.

VENUE

BURKE & WILLS HOTEL

Address: 554 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350
Phone: (07) 4632 2433

CLUB DETAILS

Hello and welcome to the Rotary Club of Toowoomba Garden City’s website.

Like all Rotary Clubs and guided by the principles on which Rotary was founded, that is, Service Above Self, we are engaged in Community Service projects both locally and internationally. Locally, we have assisted in funding work at a local hospice, a school breakfast programme, a breast cancer support group well as engaging in working bees for organisations involved with caring for various disadvantaged groups in the community.