Three polio survivors are featured in a film that was chosen as a finalist for an international film competition run by Focus on Ability.
Waurn Ponds, Victoria
The Rotary Club of Geelong East is presenting this event.
‘Fly From Everest’ – The incredible true story of Rotarian Ken Hutt’s attempt to become the first person to legally fly a paraglider from Mt Everest, and help the campaign to End Polio Now. If you think you know how this ends, be prepared for a twist. A film by Joe Carter. Runs 1 hr 33 mins.
Featuring Ken Hutt, Gary Newton, Marcus Loane & the people of Nepal.
A celebration of how far we’ve come and how far we’re willing to go to keep our promise to the children of the world. All proceeds to the Rotary Foundation.
WHEN: Thursday, 12th October 2023
TIME: 6:00pm – 8:40pm (UTC+10)
WHERE: Reading Cinema – Waurn Ponds
Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre
Waurn Ponds Vic 3216
WHEN: Tuesday, 24th October
TIME: 6:00pm – 8:00pm (TAS time*)
WHERE: The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania
Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005
Gary Newton, Polio Survivor
Dr Murray Verso, End Polio Coordinator
Rotary International Zone 8
A one day event providing opportunity for Polio survivors, family and carers to join in a day for information sharing and social gathering.
WHEN: Wednesday, 25th October
TIME: 10:30am – 3:00pm (UTC+10)
WHERE: Sanctuary Inn on Westernport
126 Marine Parade
Hastings Victoria 3915
HONOURED GUESTS & SPEAKERS:
Paul Mercurio, MP, Hastings
Natasha Layton, PhD, Occupational Therapist
Dion Abel, Assistant Director, Department of Health and Aged Care (South East Regional Team)
Fran Henke, M.C.
Dawn Baudinette, Polio Survivor