Club History

The Rotary Club of Stirling was chartered in September 1974

Its first meeting place was the Stirling Hotel where meetings were conducted for several years

Subsequent meeting venues have been the Crafers Inn Hotel and Stirling's Siemers Restaurant before meetings resumed at the Stirling Hotel in December 2008

The Club is now into its 40th year of continuous service to the local, national and international communities

 

Presidents of the Rotary Club of Stirling and their respective years of office -

 

1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
   Peter Frazer   80-81  John Goslett  90-91  David Wotton  00-01  Trevor McGuirk  10-11
   Richard Green   81-82  Terrence Barr  91-92  Peter Budini  01-02  Grant Andrew 11-12
   Howard Clay  82-83  Robert Moon  92-93  Owen Bevan APM  02-03  Donald Moyes  12-13
   Robert Lehmann  83-84  Garry Thomas  93-94  David Muscio  03-04  Susanne Marie  13-14
 Henry Knock (dec.)  74-75  Robert Morris   84-85  John Norris  94-95  Richard Wilson  04-05  Robert Koehne 14-15
 Henry Knock (dec.)  75-76  Andrew McArthur  85-86  Owen Williams  95-96  Lynne Sowerby 05-06  Rod Cooper AFSM 15-16
 Vincent Monterola AM  76-77  Graham Seppelt  86-87  Paul Willoughby  96-97  Roger Irvine  06-07  Mark Ramsey  16-17
 Patrick Coffey  77-78  Lloyd Evans  87-88  Grant Andrew  97-98  John Osborne  07-08  
 Donald Sara  78-79  Donald Reid  88-89  John Williamson  98-99  David Clarke  08-09  
 John Cawrse (dec.)  79-80  Colin Fraser  89-90  Isobel Redmond  99-00  Andrew McArthur 09-10  

 

 

Paul Harris Fellows

 
A Paul Harris Fellowship is a personal award by which Rotary can recognise exemplary performances by individual people.
A condition of each award made, is a donation by the awarding club, of US$1000 to the Rotary Foundation. 

 

The following is a list of the 50 awards made by the Rotary Club of Stirling

 

  • Henry Knock (dec). Former member. Awarded June 1982 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Scott Hosking (dec). Former member. Awarded June 1983 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Donald Sara. Former member and current Rotarian. Awarded April 1984 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Robert Saxon. Former member. Awarded April 1984 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling..
  • Peter Frazer. Former member. Awarded August 1984 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Graham Seppelt. Former member. Awarded June 1985 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Colin Fraser. Serving member. Awarded June 1988 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Joan Deans. Non Rotarian. Awarded June 1988 - for outstanding service to District Nursing in the Stirling community.
  • Lloyd Evans. Former member. Awarded May 1989 - for meritorious community and Rotary service.
  • Tom Dyster. Non Rotarian. Awarded May 1989 - for outstanding service to the Stirling district community.
  • John Cawrse (dec). Former member. Awarded June 1991 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Erica Gibb (dec) . Non Rotarian. Awarded December 1991 - for outstanding contribution to the Hills aged community.
  • John Goslett . Serving member. Awarded June 1992 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Howard Clay. Former member. Awarded March 1993- for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Richard Green. Former member. Awarded October 1994- for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Richard Wilson. Serving member. Awarded October 1994 - for outstanding service to Rotary at club and district levels.
  • John Stoddard. Serving member. Awarded August 1995 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Donald Reid. Serving member. Awarded December 1996 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Owen Bevan APM. Serving member. Awarded June 2000 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Peter Poulton. Former member. Awarded July 2001- for service to the Rotary Clubs of Mount Lofty and Stirling.
  • Grant Andrew. Serving member. Awarded June 2002 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Marlene O'Rielley. Former member. Awarded June 2003 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Garry Thomas. Serving member. Awarded July 2003 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.  Sapphire Pin 2004.
  • Isobel Redmond MP. Serving member. Awarded June 2004 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Anita Aspinall. Non Rotarian. Awarded June 2004 - for distinguished service to the Stirling district community.
  • David Wing. Serving member. Awarded September 2004 - for significant service to the Rotary Clubs of Adelaide and Stirling.
  • David Wotton. Former member. Awarded in September 2004 - in recognition of State parliamentary service in SA.
  • Roger Irvine. Former member. Awarded June 2005 - for conspicuous international service through the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • David Muscio. Former member.  Awarded June 2006 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Lynne Sowerby. Former member.  Awarded June 2007- for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling and to RI District 9520.
  • Dennis Liddle. Serving member.  Awarded June 2007 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • David Clarke. Serving member.  Awarded June 2008 - for conspicuous generosity to the Rotary Club of Stirling and the wider community.
  • John Goslett. Serving member.  Sapphire Pin awarded June 2008 - for extended service to the Rotary Club of Stirling especially as Secretary.
  • Richard (Dick) Wilson. Serving member.  Sapphire Pin awarded June 2008 - for conspicuous service to the Australian Rotary Health Research Fund.
  • John Osborne. Serving member.  Awarded June 2010 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling and service as Assistant Governor District 9520.
  • Peter Budini.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • John Norris.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Kenneth Patterson.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Trevor McGuirk.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for dedicated service to the Rotary club of Stirling.
  • Andrew McArthur.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Hugh Browell.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Bob Bratchell.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Alan O'Donnell.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2011 - for prolonged service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Garry McDonald.  Non Rotarian.  Awarded June 2013 - for significant service to the Stirling District Community as CEO of The Hut .
  • Hannah Kent.  Non Rotarian.  Awarded June 2013 - for outstanding student exchange achievement and ambassadorial representation for the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Donald Moyes.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2014 - for dedicated service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • John Stoddard.  Foundation and serving member.  Awarded June 2015 - for outstanding service throughout the entire history of the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Colin Fraser.  Serving member.  Awarded June 2015 - for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Stirling.
  • Lea Andrew.  Non Rotarian but splendid supporter of RI.  Awarded August 2016 for remarkable long-term contributions to the RC of Stirling.
  • Grant Andrew.  Serving member.  Sapphire pin awarded August 2016 for exceptional leadership for the 2016 District 9520 Conference.
 

    

Scott Hosking Memorial Trophy
for Service Above Self to this Club
 
This is a distinctive award which honours the memory, life and work of one of the club's most respected charter members. It is made at the personal choice of the out-going president, to the member assessed as having made the most significant contribution to the well being and success of the Rotary Club of Stirling during the relevant year.
 
The following is a list of recipients of this notable award.
 

1978-79

Scott Hosking (Deceased)

1979-80

No award made

1980-81

Peter Frazer and Graham Seppelt

1981-82

Graham Seppelt

1982-83

No award made

1983-84

No award made

1984-85

Colin Fraser

1985-86

No award made

1986-87

Rob Saxon

1987-88

John Goslett

1988-89

Don Reid

1989-90

John Goslett

1990-91

Nick Lazaroff and Terry Barr

1991-92

Grant Andrew and Rob Moon

1992-93

Stephen Marlow

1993-94

Owen Williams and Dick Wilson

1994-95

David Lloyd

1995-96

John Norris

1996-97

Wayne Andrew

1997-98

No award made

1998-99

John Goslett

1999-00

Bob Bratchell

2000-01

Don Reid

2001-02

Geoff Annells

2002-03

John Stoddard

2003-04

Dennis Liddle

2004-05

Lynne Sowerby

2005-06

John Osborne

2006-07

Eileen Irving

2007-08

Hugh Browell

2008-09

Colin Fraser

2009-10

Ian Cogdell

2010-11 Ken Jeffery
2011-12 Susanne Marie

2012-13

2013-14

David Knights

Dan Edmonds

2014-15

2015-16            Greg Russell