On Monday 14th September, Andrew Hopgood was the guest of the club. Andrew spoke passionately about his life and work in helping others overcome all forms of addition (drugs, alcohol, etc.). Andrew has worked as a Senior Clinician with Red Door Recovery, an agency established to assist people (including members of the Mongrel Mob) from […]
On 31st August the club were the guests of Johnsonville Lions. Lions President Angela Amber welcomed members of the club to their club meeting. The Guest Speaker was Rebecca Priestley from Victoria University who gave a presentation on her experience visiting Antartica and also share some insights about climate change from her research.
On Monday 13th July the Club had its a changeover meeting where it President Pravind Singh reviewed and celebrated the activities of the past year. At the end of the meeting, Founding club member of Johnsonville Rotary, Arthur Avis, congratulated Neil Haydon on his election as President for the 2020/2021 Rotary Year.
On 9 March 2020 Philippa Wells, Executive Manager, of “Dress for Success” and “StartSmart” was the club’s guest speaker. Philippa explained how Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing them with a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. As […]
On 14 October 2019 Johnsonville Rotary welcomed Sebastian Grodd from the Life Flight Trust. Sebastian outlined how the Life Flight Trust was set up and explained the very important role it plays today. The Life Flight Trust has helped over 30,000 people in need of urgent medical attention, saving many of their lives, including Johnsonville […]
On 23 September 2019 Rotary District 9940 Governor John Mohi was welcomed to Johnsonville Rotary Club by President Pravind Singh. John was joined by his wife Lane, Assistant Governor Adrienne Murray, and District Secretary Ross Forbister. John and Adrienne updated he club on the latest initiatives to support Rotary International’s world-wide “End Polio Now” campaign.
Edwin Hermann was our guest speaker at Johnsonville Rotary on 22 July 2019, speaking about himself and running a community music radio station from Grenada Village. The music is mainly from the 1970s-1990s. But is happy to take requests. The station is one of his hobbies. The radio station is Mix FM, broadcasting for 24 […]
On 13 July 2019 Johnsonville Rotary donated $1000 towards a new defibrillator at the Alex Moore Park sports-grounds to replace the one that was stolen. Grant Stephen, President of the North Wellington Football Club, thankfully accepted the cheque from Johnsonville Rotary President, Pravind Singh. The $1000 was all that was outstanding after the insurance was […]
On 24 June 2019, Rotary Johnsonville had its changeover of presidents. Neil Haydon handed over the presidency to Pravind Singh. Above Assistant Governor of Rotary District 9940, Adrienne Murray, outgoing Johnsonville Rotary President Neil Haydon, and incoming President Pravind Singh share a lighter moment. Outgoing president Neil awarded the president’s award to Michael Hodgen for […]
On 10 June 2019 Caitlin Weich thanked Johnsonville Rotary for sponsoring her to attend “Outward Bound”. She loved the challenges and how she “grew” from the experiences and gained confidence on overcoming the challenges. Team work helped overcome challenges on the mountain climb especially.