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Whyalla

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM
New Whyalla
10 Gowrie Ave
Whyalla Playford, SA 5600
Australia
July 2022
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Paul Harris Fellows
Jack Clayton 1980
Peter Reid 2004
Hugo Ehrke 1983
Rowley Fenwick 2005
Bert Holds 1983
Keith Wilson 2008
Jim Milne 1985
Perry Eden 2008
Jack Walker 1986
Rob Walton 2008
Bill Cruickshank 1990
Tim Clements 2009
Murray Norton PDG 1990
Alistair Stevenson 2010
Glen Eden PDG 1992 
Clinton Garrett 2011
Syd Harvie 1996
Soto Stuppos 2012
Ron Heading 1998
Jack Odgers 2014
John Holds 2000
Jari Peltonen 2016
Brian Moodie 2002 +1
Kerre Willsher 2017 +9
Vin Higgins 2002 
Jane Owens 2017 +1
John Lewis 2002
Michele Hart 2017
Keith Sichler 2003 +2
John Cagney 2021
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The Whyalla Veterinary Clinic recently held a Dog Wash to help raise money for different Charities, the Rotary Club of Whyalla was one of the beneficiaries.
 
The money donated is very much appreciated and will be used in one of our active Projects.
 
 
Whyalla Veterinary Clinic 's Corrina presenting President Michele Hart with the money raised from their dog Wash.

Glen Eden Award

Three representatives of the Rotary Club of Whyalla attended the University of SA, Whyalla Campus, Student Acknowledgement evening.  PDG Jane Owens, President Michele Hart and President Elect Brian Herd.

On the evening there were ten partners and sponsors, seventeen categories and twenty-five students presented with awards.

The RC of Whyalla Presented the Glen Eden excellence in mental health prize to Johanna (Kim) Barberien (Nursing) and Jessica Zacher (Primary Education)

This prize is named after Past District Governor Glen Eden. Glen was a valued member of the Rotary Club of Whyalla and gave 55 years of service.  This student, in the eyes of the university, has excelled in their studies.  The successful applicant has demonstrated outstanding contribution in increasing their own knowledge in mental health; demonstrate knowledge in mental health services available to people who live with mental illness in our community and encourage others in promoting mental health.

This prize is indeed a prestigious honour and we know that both Jessica and Kim are exceptionally deserving recipients.

 

  

        PDG Jane, Kim, PE Brian, Jessica and Michele President

                     Jessica and Michele

  

                                   Brian and Kim

Our Dinner Meeting Speaker on 3 May was Matt Waller, his presentation on the Giant Cuttlefish Tour was very enlightening, providing an insight into the new way to see these and other see creatures close up without getting wet.
 
Information taken from Cuttys Tours Web Page
 

Whyalla Giant Cuttlefish Glass Bottom Boat Tour

View the famous Giant Cuttlefish in all their spectacular colour along with other local marine life that greets you from the comfort of our fully shaded glass-bottom boat.

Glass Bottom Boat Experience

During winter, the water temperature in Whyalla will drop to 10-12 degrees. Glass bottom boat offer a unique and comfortable experience to observe Giant Cuttlefish even on a cold day.

Giant Cuttlefish

Each year between May and August, tens of thousands of Australian Giant Cuttlefish descend on the coastline of Whyalla for their annual ritual of mating and spawning. This phenomenon is the greatest mass gathering of the animal anywhere and attracts thousands of divers from all over the world to witness it.

Matt Waller is thanked for his presentation on the Whyalla Giant Cuttlefish Glass Bottom Boat Tour.

 

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