West Dubbo Rotarians raise about $60,000 for good causes

The Rotary Club of Dubbo West has put money aside for the planned Western Cancer Centre at Dubbo Hospital.

Outgoing president Nicole Shanks said $10,000 raised at an event involving former National Rugby League player Tommy Raudonikis OAM and a donation of $1000 from the Girls’ Academy at Dubbo College Delroy Campus would be donated to the facility. 

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“It will be held in trust until they require it for any resources they need,” Mrs Shanks said. 

In 2017/2018 the club raised about $60,000 for more than 15 international and community causes. 

Some of the beneficiaries of the club’s fundraising attended its 46th annual changeover this month including the Smith Family which received $1200 to buy educational resources for children. 

The club, which lobbied for the integrated cancer centre, has welcomed new president Pam Sharkey.

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