About us

An old club with a young outlook

The Rotary Club of Yeovil was Chartered in July 1922 and was one of the first clubs to be formed in the United Kingdom. 

Members represent a wide range of professions including teaching, the military, engineering, law, accountancy, journalism, farming, property development, photograpy, motor sport promotion, hospital consultants, accountancy and  financial services.The Club has nearly 40 members, both men and women, ranging from their 30s to their 80s. Weekly meetings are informal and the club has an excellent record of supporting its local community.

Social events are frequently held and partners, friends and family are encouraged to join in.

The Rotary Club of Yeovil/District 1200 Project
to Rebuild a School in Helambu Province, Nepal

in association with:

School in a Bag and Helambu Education Livelihood Partnership


Shree Deurali School post April 2015 earthquake, Sindhupalchowk, Nepal

The picture above shows the school facility before the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015.  The Rotary Club of Yeovil, in conjunction with Rotary District 1200, has started a project to rebuild a school in Helambu Province, Nepal. The anticipated cost of the project is £64,000. The project will be run by the Nepalese NGO, Helambu Education Livelihood Partnership (HELP) in association with School in a Bag (SIAB) (an initiative run by the UK registered charity, the Piers Simon Appeal) and the Mondo Challenge Foundation (MCF). Luke Simon, from the Rotary Club of Yeovil, is the founder and CEO of School in a Bag and the Piers Simon Appeal.

For more information, please see the following Project Document:

Rotary_District_1200_School_Build_Charity_Project_Final_Public_May_2017.pdf


Or, see the project video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNcygOyl2Sk&feature=em-upload_owner

Or, visit the Yeovil Project Website: www.hungryplanet.com

Or visit the Rotary Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/yeovilrotary/


Golf Competion



A successful day was had at Yeovil Golf Club on 12th July 2017 for the joint event with Yeo Vale raising £1,750 for Children's Hospice South West. The winning team was Steve White, Peter Clarke and Graham Finch pictured above with Ken McIver. The highlight of the day was Clive Bath of Bridport Rotary who had a hole-in-one on the 13th.


The Rotary Club of Yeovil - Support for Children's Hospice South West

  


Members and friends enjoy the Annual Rotary Club Walk


 


The 2017 Rotary Walk was held in the South Hams and, in the end, 20 Rotarians and friends took part( if you include baby Charlotte Fernando). There were two walks, about 7 miles each - the first one included Bigbury on Sea with views over to Burgh Island and the second started from Plymstock and had views across to Plymouth Hoe. Accommodation was at the Kitley House Hotel.  For more pictures, please see the 'What we Do' pages on this website and choose 'Rotary Walk 2017'.









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Rotary News

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards


Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.


Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


Find out more about Rotary fighting disease


Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.00
(Months with a fifth Tuesday, meet with partners and guests. For more information contact the Secretary on 01935 420051. Contact the Hotel at E: unwind@yeovilhotel.com )
Yeovil Court Hotel, West Coker Rd, Yeovil. BA20 2HE  01935 863746

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