Rotary Club of Preston South - 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.
New Longton Defibrillator 2016
Joint Project with Leyland and South Ribble Rotary Clubs to provide a Defibrillator in New Longton. The picture shows President David Edwards (Preston South), President Romesh Gupta (Leyland), Dr Linda Whitworth and President Tony Stevens (South Ribble)details
St Catherines Hospice Footbridge Construction
A joint project with Longridge and North of Preston Rotary Club to build a footbridge over the River Lostock at St Catherines Hospice in Lostock Hall.details
2017-2018 3 Presidents John Dent, Neil Worth & Alan Atkinson
Rotary came knocking on the door in Preston South in the spring of 1966 when our parent club Preston ceded territory embracing the parishes south of the Ribble from Samlesbury to Hoole. It was at this time that the founder members adopted the Griffin which featured on the Club`s early pennants. The inaugral meeting took place at the Bull & Royal Hotel, Preston on Wednesday 28th September 1966 when 32 Members were present.
6 months later on 20th March 1967, the Club was presented with the Club Charter again at the Bull & Royal and now celebrates this Charter each year on the first Tuesday in February. On the 7th February 2017 the Club celebrated its 5oth year anniversary. Over these 50 years it is estimated that the Club has raised and donated half a million pounds to charities.
From the very begining the Club has been served by a succession of able Presidents and officers drawn from a lively and interested membership currently numbering 35.
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Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities
Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(No meetings on a Tuesday after a Bank Holiday Monday Except May Day)
Preston South Rotary Club's base is at Penwortham Golf Club (PR1 0AX) where the Club meet weekly.