Walking on his own two feet
TOWNSVILLE’S favourite adopted son can finally walk again. It’s been a seven-month ordeal for Hung Van Nong, who arrived in Townsville in a wheelchair with a broad smile and a leg so badly burnt it was sealed to his thigh. Rotary’s Reaching Overseas with Medical Aid for Children Ltd (ROMAC) brought Hung and his mother Dao Thi Thach from Vietnam to Townsville, with the project backed by all 10 of the twin cities’ Rotary clubs.
$5000 for Belvoir bus
SHOPPERS and stallholders at Albury’s Tax Office market have contributed $5000 to Belvoir Special School’s appeal to buy a new bus. Belvoir Wodonga Rotary Club, which helps run the market, gave a cheque for $5000 to the school’s assistant principal Belinda Lingham yesterday morning.
Golf day turns into a huge hit for charity
GOLFERS teed up for a good cause when they took part in a charity golf day in Berwick recently. The annual Mayoral Shield Charity Golf Day was organised with great success by the Rotary Clubs of Narre Warren and Endeavour Hills.
Rotary Internatioanl Interactive
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