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About Vocational Training Team, Rotary District 5060

This is the blog of the Vocational Training Team (VTT) of Rotary District 5060 about their trip to Australia. For 30 days this team of four from Washington State U.S.A. and British Columbia Canada will be the guests of Rotary District 9500 in South Australia and part of the Northern Territory. They will learn about local viticulture, agri-tourism and agricultural practices while enjoying the history, scenery and culture of the region. Follow along on their adventure!

Rotary Trip to Australia Gets Press

Thought we’d share a few clips about our adventure to Australia for Rotary International.  Here are two nice stories from our local publications. Business reporter Mai Hoang of The Yakima Herald Republic  did a feature May 29th. Click here to … Continue reading

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Australia Rotary Trip Featured At Yakima Valley Tourism Annual Meeting

Our Rotary Vocational Training Trip to Australia was featured at the Annual Meeting of Yakima Valley Tourism (YVT) today. Team leader and YVT CEO John Cooper gave a twenty minute program on the trip for the 120 people in attendance. … Continue reading

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Australia and U.S./Canadian Rotary International Vocational Training Teams Meet

This past weekend, the 2016 Vocational Training Teams from Rotary International Districts 9500 and 5060 came together in Yakima WA for the District Conference of 5060.  It was a great time of fellowship and learning as the teams attended conference … Continue reading

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The Aussies are Coming!

Rotary International District 9500 in Australia is sending a Vocational Training Team (VTT) of five to visit and learn about their professions in Rotary International District 5060. They arrive May 10th and will be in Washington and British Columbia through … Continue reading

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Our Final Days in Australia

Next up in Adelaide was a day out in the country (Tuesday April 12th). This time it was “all about Jim” as the emphasis was on smaller operations in the fruit industry. But first was a stop at Mt. Lofty … Continue reading

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Learning and Exploring in Adelaide

Our final leg of this journey takes us where it all began, Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. It was quite a change coming from the hot Northern region to coastal fall weather. We went our separate ways to … Continue reading

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The Australian Outback: Day Two and Three

Rise and shine! To wake us at 5:00 a.m., Kate played her favorite selections of ‘get up and go songs’ from her I-Pad, from the Lion King “Circle of Life” to the Beatle’s “Here Comes the Sun” she had us … Continue reading

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