The Rotary Club of Bridgnorth received its charter in 1943. The Club is part of a world wide organisation and members are welcome at other Clubs in the UK and around the world.
President Steve Charteris handovers Presidency to Robin Nettleton
The Club meets on Wednedays at The Down Inn on the Bridgnorth Ludlow Road. The meetings are for Business, fellowship, include committee activities , some after dinner speakers and other social activities. We take part in a range of competitive activities with other clubs and also initiate our own events. We hold a number of annual events to raise money for charity. Current events are Classic Car Run, Fashion Show, Golf Day, Steps Walk, Tree of Thought and 100 club. Proceeds from our events go to either local, national and international charities.
The current President is Robin Nettleton
We have a wishing well in The Castle Park grounds, this was sponsored by local businesses and supported by The Town Council. The well was project managed throughout by President Robert Davies (16/17)
We are always interested in new members. Prospective members should be adult persons of good character from all walks of life, with a good professional or community reputation and agree to uphold high moral and ethical standards in their personal, business and community life.
Tree of Thought- 2017 , £2087was collected for " We Are Macmillan Cancer Support."Presentation to Kate Thomas of Macmillan on 7th February 2018.
- 2018 Event. Entry forms in Nov/Dec "Whats What" magazine pages 20/21. Also available in Tanners, Boots, Sainsbury's and M&S. Completed forms may be left in box at these locations.
2018 Event held 6th July at Bridgnorth Golf Club raised a total £3000. Beneficiaries to be Myeloma UK and Shropshire Blood Trust Fund. Presentation of £1250 to Cathy Sabin 10th October
2018 event held on Sunday 7th October .61 walkers £2665 pledged to 13 charities, also
£880 to our Charity account for other good causes.
Classic Car Run
2017 Event raised £1242 For Rotary Charities/ good causes
Lend with Care, £398 was lent to entrepreneurs Africa , Central America and Far east
Fashion Show- 8th October-by Aristocats. £1400 benefit to our Charity Account.
Donation of £1000 to Cavalier Centre Much Wenlock.
AfterJuly 2018 - The Rotary Club of Bridgnorth and Dave Turnock Society One hundred Club
Dec 2017 Richard Cooke £100, Jessica Halfhide £25, Rosemary Peden £10
Jan 2018 Max Callon Hyne £20 ; Dick Pennington £10 ; Barry Campion £5
Feb 2018 John Simms £20; Freda Wilkes £10 ; Bob Bosson £5
May 2018 Robert Davies £20; Linda Shirley £10; Freda Wilkes £
July 2018 A. Powell £20 ; C.Cooper £10; S.Marston £5
Nov 2018 Dominic Mesa £20 ; Simon Marston £10 ; Barbara Billingham £5
Meetings and events happening soon
Wednesday 19th December 19.00
The Christmas party will be at THE DOWN
Entertainment by " Eight in a Bar"
Wednesday 2nd January 18.00
Club Council at The Down, followed at 7.30 by Business meeting
Wednesday 9th January 19.00
Wednesday 16th January 19.00
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(No meetings during August Rotarian apologies to Bryan Morgan)
The Down Inn, Ludlow Road, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
WV16 6UA 01746 789539