Rotary Club of Penzance - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
Serving our community
Penzance Rotary Club serves the local community by organising a wide range of activities including: the annual Town Fireworks, a 'Know Your Blood Pressure' day, Sponsored Walk, fortnighly Memory Cafes and recently Vintage & Classic Cars on the Promenade.details
Bikes to Bansang
Penzance Rotarian Lutz Eiser and his good friend Fred Buckingham undertook a privately organised mission to ride and donate two motor scooters from West Cornwall to Bansang Hospital in The Gambia.details
Fundraising for Cornwall Blood Bikes
The Rotary Club of Penzance recently secured a match day collection for Cornwall Blood Bikes when the Cornish Pirates recently played Bedford Blues at the Mennaye Field.details
Tree Planting near Sainsburys Penzance
Penzance Rotarians turned out to assist with the planting of 100 trees positioned in the hope that one day residents of Gulval Church Town will see less of the supermarket and car park that was built between them and the sea in recent years.details
Sponsored Walk benefits Two Great Local Causes
The 2017 Rotary Ramble produced a magnificent £1,500 each for St. Julia's Hospice, Hayle and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust.details
Penzance Rotary Club - Serving Communities
The Rotary Club of Penzance is registered with the Charity Commission. No. 1027839
Prue Willday seen here at the Sponsored Walk HQ. in 2016
The Rotary Club of Penzance was established in 1923 and true to it's ninety plus year history, the Club continues to organise a wide range of community and fundraising activities.The Club organises the town's annual Firework Display, regular Memory Cafe's for dementia sufferers, driving for the elderly, 'Know Your Blood Pressure' days in the town centre and recently a Vintage and Classic Car Show on Penzance Promenade.
The 2017 Rotary Ramble took place as usual on the final Sunday in September.
Over 150 people took part in the event organised by Penzance Rotarians. With and entry fee of just £2, the sponsored walk is aimed at youngsters as well as adults to encourage support for community organisations and charities.
The 2017 Rotary Ramble was sponsored by Chris Nicholls Motors
Have you considered joining Rotary? You will make lifelong friends and at the same time you will help us to make a difference in communities near and far. We are ordinary people with a track record of achievement. Working together, donating time, skills, experience and fundraising for communities everywhere.
The Rotary Club of Penzance, the most westerly in mainland England & Wales, draws membership from Penzance and West Penwith. The club is always on the look for new members - women or men, working or recently retired, usually with leadership experience from their business or community work.
Rotarians volunteer a little of their time, talents & resources to address community needs. Rotary Clubs mobilise members and with community support reach their goals. New members enjoy new friendships, bring new energy and fresh ideas and help the Club achieve much more.
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End Polio - Donate now!
Rotary's priority project internationally is the eradication of polio. In 1985 Rotary launched PolioPlus, a multi-million dollar initiative to immunise all the world's children against polio. Since then more than two billion children have received the oral polio vaccine.
ROTARY RELEASES $35 MILLION TO END POLIO WORLDWIDE
January 13, 2016
Rotary announces $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio.
In 2015, the world saw historic progress against the paralysing disease, with just two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan – reporting a single strain of the wild virus. If the current momentum is strengthened, this year may mark the last case of wild poliovirus.
Meetings and events happening soon
Friday 25th May 13.00
Business Lunch Meeting
Friday 1st June 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting with speaker.
Speaker: John Moreland - Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers and winner of three Gold Medals for Show Gardens at The Chelsea Flower Show.
Friday 8th June 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting with speaker.
Speaker from the Penryn Renewable Energy Dept. of Exeter University.
Friday 15th June 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting incorporating Club Assembly
Vice President Matt Martens announces his plans for the club during the iminent year of his Presidency.
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