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After the changeover at the end of June 2018, Clivia Frieden is now the President of the Rotary Club of Orange for 2018-19 following a very successful year under President Denise Martin. It was the first time in the history of the Club that the presidency was handed from one female to president to another.

The Rotary Club of Orange is part of a worldwide organisation of more than 1.2 million men and women who put the ideal of service into action. It currently has 49 members, of which 7 are females and 42 are males; four of the male members are honorary members. Our current office holders can be seen here. Rotarians are pledged to maintain high ethical standards in their daily lives and to serve their own communities as they advance international understanding and peace.

Orange is a provincial town located in New South Wales and currently has a population of around 40,000. It is 250 km west of Sydney and sits at an elevation of 850 m above sea level.

The club meets weekly on Monday nights at 6.00pm at the Orange Ex Services Club for fellowship and interesting and informative programs dealing with topics of local and global importance. Membership is by invitation and reflects a wide cross-section of the community. Visitors and potential new members, women or men, are most welcome. Visiting Rotarians, please ring Len Banks (0428 459 117) preferably on the Friday prior to the visit and at least before 12 noon on the Monday.

The Rotary Club of Orange, through its projects, supports local community organisations and charities, including youth leadership and advancement programs, health services, local history and heritage.

It participates in a variety of humanitarian educational and cultural exchange programs that touch people’s lives in their local communities and the international community.

Through the Rotary Foundation it supports humanitarian work in countries throughout the globe, including the PolioPlus Program which aims to eradicate polio entirely.

To find out more about the work of Rotary in Orange, and how you might like to be involved, check out our new brochure.

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