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BODMIN FIREWORK DISPLAY
Annual event organised by the Joint Committee - SHORT REPORT....for 2018 Watch for details of the 2019 event....details
CHARITY DINNER AND BOXING EVENING
Local Boxing Tournament with full meal and bar. Corporate Tables etc.etc Sat. 3rd Feb. 2018 - Report....details
All about Rotary - International and Local. Ever considered joining ? How to find out more and who to contact re. joining Bodmin Rotary Club.details
COLINS CHALLENGE **** STARTED ****
Bodmin Rtn. Colin Bell - biggest challenge yet ! STARTED 1 man, 1 Box, 3 Peaks, 40 Days, 1100 miles - Never been done before. PROGRESS REPORTS WILL BE PUBLISHED HEREdetails
BODMIN junior parkrun
Bodmins junior parkrun - Supported by Bodmin Rotary Club and other local organisations is up and 'running' EVERY Sunday Morning at 0900hrs, Berrycoombe Vale, Bodmin.details
The Rotary Club of Bodmin has been active for 68 years and currently has 28 members representing a wide range of local business and professions - Brief Club History.
Bodmin town is situated in Mid Cornwall embracing beautiful Countryside and Moorland within a short distance of the sea.
PHF for Rtn Peter Williams ADG
Bodmin Rotarian Peter Williams was presented with a Paul Harris Fellowship (PHF) by President of Bodmin Rotary Rtn. Colin Marshall, Wed. 6th June 2018.
Peter has achieved this honour through being a sustaining member of the Foundation Trust Fund. Although his dedication and hard work as a District 1175 ADG is well recognised - this award was achieved through donating in excess of $1000.00 via regular donations. No other member of Bodmin Rotary Club has ever achieved this - well done Pete a proud moment - now onwards to be the first Bodmin Rotarian to achieve a MPHF !
Honourary Membership for Phil Bullen
May 2018 - President Colin Marshall presents Honorary Membership Certificate to Phil Bullen, past member of Bodmin Rotary who was involved in countless events and projects. Now in his retirement always willing to help Bodmin Rotary and its members a truely worthy award. Congratulations Phil.
President & Members visit Callywith College Bodmin
CALLIWITH COLLEGE VISIT : A very enjoyable visit, a good tour around the College and an opportunity to meet some senior staff and get to know Mr Wardle, Principle, better. The members that went were very impressed with the equipment and facilities and are keen to develop shared events with staff and students.
Photo below: Top row - L to R - Mark Wardle College Prinsipal, Rtn. Peter Robinson, Rtn. Peter Williams (Assistant District Governor) Rtn. Colin Marshall President Bodmin Rotary Club. Bottom row - Other members.
Bodmin Club - Handover to new president 2017
On the 5th of July the Rotary Club of Bodmin handed the chain of office to its new President, Colin Marshall. Colin who lives in the village of Helland is a retired Estate Manager from Hampshire. He and his wife Valerie moved to Cornwall five years ago – a welcome return for Valerie who was born and brought up near Hayle. Colin has been a Rotarian for nearly thirty years and his aim for the year is to continue a high level of support for the local community with a particular emphasis on youth. He is also hoping to welcome new members to the Club.
Bodmin Rotary - RYLA candidate 2017
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA) is a weeks residential course, based at the Dartmoor Adventure Centre at Okehampton, Devon and covers teamwork, leadership, communication and problem solving. It is organised for Rotary by The Youth Hostels Association and is run by fully trained, accredited, and DBS checked, instructors. The courses are designed for 16 - 18 years (Junior) and 18 - 28 (Seniors)
Participants have great fun coupled with a real sense of achievement and increased awareness of their personal strengths. The week is all about teamwork and problem solving led by professional people who are experienced in motivating young people. There will be opportunities for participants to demonstrate some leadership skills, but in the main, each activity will be closely guided by a trained instructor.
Below: Josh Wilton, Bodmin College, age17 receiving his achievement certificate from President Bodmin Rotary Club, Rtn. Colin Marshall. (Attended July 2017)
Bodmin Rotary members visit Cornwall IncineratorBodmin Rotary President and club members recently visited the newly opened Incinerator for Cornwall at St. Dennis, nr. St. Austell.
Bodmin Rotary help MNDABodmin Rotary Club Annual Golf Day 2017 supported the MNDA Cornwall Branch.
The occasion was well supported by 180 golfers and many sponsors which resulted in Rotary President Colin Marshall presenting a cheque for £6000 + to MNDA
Cheque being presented to Derek Williamson of MNDA
BODMIN ROTARY HELP FELICITYThe Rotary Club of Bodmin recently assisted in the purchase of a motorised wheelchar for Falicity Marriot, of Bodmin - Donations of £1000 each were made by Bodmin Rotary Club and Bodmin Lions Club.
Below is a recent photo of Falicity receiving second prize in a dressage competition in Gloucestershire, using her new wheelchair at a Riding for the Disabled Event.
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Meetings and events happening soon
Wednesday 20th June -
6.30 for 7.00 Evening Meal
An evening where Committees can combine discussions and work together prior to next Council Mtg.
Thursday 21st June 19.00 -
INTERCLUB BOWLES EVENING
At Lanivet Community Hall. An evening adventure into the world of indoor bowles for club members and their partners. Details to follow
Wednesday 27th June -
6.30 for 7.00 Evening Meal
WORKING WITH COMPLEX TRAUMA
Richard Cole will talk about work as a psychotherapist specialising in working with people and their families who experience complex trauma in their lives
Saturday 30th June -
BODMIN HOSPITAL LEAGUE OF FRIENDS- ANNUAL FETE
Bodmin Hospital League of Friends have requested assistance in putting up and dismantling Tents/Gazebos and general help around the Fete site.
Morning - 9.00am to 10 - 10.30am
Afternoon - 4.30pm to 5.30pm.
Peter Melmoth will circulate a 'List' shortly
Wednesday 4th July -
6.30 for 7.00 Evening Meal - HANDOVER
HANDOVER to our new President Dave Jenkins for 2018/19
Tuesday 10th July -
Monthly meeting - 1900hrs Westberry Hotel
Wednesday 11th July -
6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal
RACHEL PRESTON Caseworker at START (Students and Refugees Together).
Will talk to us about Syrian refuges settling in Cornwall
Wednesday 18th July -
6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal
Venue: Westberry Hotel Bodmin
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