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Cycling Without Age trishaw

It's a fun evening to raise money for charity with betting with play money (no real money) on (horse, dog and pig) races projected onto a screen. No attendee has seen the races before. A customised race card and a wad of 'play money' is given to all attendees.

And there will be fashions in the field so dress accordingly.

All proceeds to charity – Rotary projects including helping Araluen Retirement Village in Fisher acquire a trishaw electric assist bike to start a  Cycling Without Age program - so residents again feel the ‘wind in their hair’ (image left).

Tickets ($45 each) from Club members or Contact Us.

Rotary Rides Five Peaks Challenge – Sunday 14 May 2017

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It's a non-competitive cyclo-sportive event that provides a great challenge to ride the six peaks of Canberra – Mount Stromlo, Red Hill, Mount Pleasant, Mount Ainslie and Black Mountain and Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum). It is historically named 'Five Peaks Challenge' but since 2015, when Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum) was added, it has six peaks for you.

There are two ride lengths (118 km or 83 km) within which you have the option to choose which peaks you climb and which ones you by-pass. Take on all six peaks for a total elevation gains of about 2,000 m on the longer ride and 1,500 m on the shorter ride – but you can bypass the peaks if necessary for less climbing. And there are food stations and support available available on course.

The event is a major fund-raising opportunity for Woden Rotary and their supported charities – Cycling Without Age and ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children).

Woden Rotary bought a Hansa 303 Wide sailing boat for Sailability ACT

Hansa 303 Wide sailing boataSailability ACT welcomes all people without regard to age, ability, gender or socio-economic status as sailors or volunteers and sails Hansa 303 Wide two person boats (and smaller boats). They cater for people with disabilities who wish to experience 'freedom on the water' and has facilities and resources to teach people to sail and allow them to broaden their horizons.

Sailability ACT is based on Lake Tuggeranong located and sometimes sails on Lake Ginninderra and Lake Burley Griffin.

The new boat was delivered to Sailability at the end of 2016 to have the Woden Rotary livery atrtached.
A naming and handover ceremony will be held soon and details will be published when finalised.

Woden Rotary recognised by Rotary International President

for achieving the highest growth rate of female members in our Rotary District 9710

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Contact us (phone or email) to find out more, address a meeting, request assistance or to join us

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Last modified JW 6 January 2017