Why does it cost money to be part of a volunteering club?

Everyone’s time is precious, so when you’re offering some of your time to a non-profit organization, it might seem strange that you’re also paying an annual membership fee for the honour! Put quite simply, Rotary International is much more than a volunteering opportunity. It’s a global community service organization backed by The Rotary Foundation – […]

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Becoming a BRC member – What’s in it for me?

We’re aware that in 2019’s “gig economy”, asking people to join a club and pay membership fees seems counter-intuitive. But as we’ve covered, being a member of BRC offers a lot more than rocking up at the odd sausage sizzle! Here are some of the key benefits of becoming the next member of Beaufort Rotary […]

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Beaufort Rotary Club turns 1!

On July 11, our members gathered to celebrate our very first birthday. (Our official charter date was July 17, 2018). The two non-negotiables were handed down by the President (tinsel curtain) and the Treasurer (big bowl of Cheezels) and the party planning committee got to work. Nelsons Pop-Up bar was decked out with fairy lights, […]

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Member Spotlight – Mark

Name: Mark Dacombe Profession: Company Co-owner and Director; Local Government Professional Suburb you live in: Maylands Role in the Club: Strategic Partnerships Director What is your “why” for being a member of BRC?: I used to be a member of Rotary but had drifted away. This Club offered a fresh approach which resonated with my […]

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Member Spotlight – Jess

Name: Jess Karlsson Profession: Executive Leadership and Board Director Role in BRC: Vice Supreme, Strategic Committee Member, Community Cinema Project Lead What’s my Why: I joined my first Rotary club in QLD over 10 years ago. Since then I’ve been in Rotary in the NT and WA. Rotary has become my family as I travel across Oz. I […]

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Member Spotlight – Dave

Name: David Youens Profession: Public Health researcher Suburb you live in: Morley Role in the Club: Secretary / poindexter What is your “why” for being a member of BRC? I had been an active member of the Rotaract Club of Mt Lawley for a few years and after “ageing out” I wanted to stay involved with the Rotary community. The […]

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Member Spotlight – Linda

Name: Linda McCormack Profession: Accountant – Director at Letizia Palmer Chartered Accountants Suburb you live in: Maylands Role in the Club: Beancounter (because no one else likes that job and it is totally my thing) What is your “why” for being a member of BRC? I never thought I would join a Rotary club.  My mental image of Rotary […]

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Member spotlight – Michelle

Name: Michelle Murphy   Profession: Physiotherapist/Practice Manager for Enhance Physiotherapy   Suburb you live in: Maylands   Role in the Club: Champion of Courageous Conversations, Greenbatch Champion, enthusiast 😊   What is your “why” for being a member of BRC?  In the years prior to joining I had slowly come to the uncomfortable realisation that although I was a ‘decent’ human […]

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Member spotlight – Russell

Name: Russell McFarlane Profession: Librarian Suburb you live in: Tuart Hill Role in the Club: General fun times guy, newbie, and resident photo ruiner. I also help out on various projects and organising events. What is your “why” for being a member of BRC? Giving back to the community has always been important to me, […]

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The BRC gang visits Foodbank!

Last night instead of a regular club meeting, the gang went to Foodbank WA for a tour and dinner. Foodbank is an amazing facility doing incredible things feeding Australian families. The need is so great that Foodbank can’t keep up. If you’d like to support Foodbank over the holiday season, why not consider building a […]

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