We are quickly approaching that time of the year when Australian Rotary Health (ARH) promotes its publicly promoted fundraiser, 'Lift The Lid'. 
100% of funds raised through 'Lift The Lid' activities go directly toward research into areas of Mental Health.
 
Bunnings is, as always, a strong support for any club booking a barbeque to raise funds. It is a good opportunity to engage with the public and tell them a little about a program of Rotary working toward the health of all Australians. 
 
The Rotary Club of Traralgon recently held a 'Lift The Lid' night enjoying some fun all in a good cause. 
 
I would like to give a special mention to the home of Ian Scott, the Rotary Club of Mornington. On top of their generous donations given yearly, they have funded an Indigenous Nursing Scholarship. Such scholarships enable nurses to work within their own communities, visiting their schools promoting health behaviours, work within their clinics and promote positive change in their communities. From an initial intake of 4, there are now 90 nurses trained through this program.
 
I have a couple of ARH talks to clubs coming up and look forward to visiting those clubs in the near future.
 
In the meantime, please think about running an event for 'Lift the Lid', to promote the work Australian Rotary Health does to help improve the lives us of all.
 
Viv Armstrong - Australian Rotary Health Champion
 
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