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.
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, Sponsored Slim, Golf Day, Steps Walk and 100 club. Proceeds from our events go to either local, national and international charities.
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- The 2016 Event is now complete, £2293 collected for " We Are Macmillan Cancer Support."Presentation to Helen Knight of Macmillan on 23rd February 2017.
The 2017 event is now taking place. Rememberance labels available Saturday morming at The Tree. Entry forms also available Boots , Sainsbury's and Tanners
The 2017 event raised £1063 £500 to PRH Breast Cancer Support and £500 to Shropshire Prostate Cancer Support.
2016 Event held 8th July at Bridgnorth Golf Club raised a total £4342. Beneficiaries are £1250 "Blood Bikers" and £1500 to Liver Transplant Unit Birmingham Hospital.
2017 event was on 8th October. £740 was raised in entry fees which will be used for charitable causes. A further £6071 was raised by the walkers for their own preferred charity
Classic Car Run
2017 Event raised £1242 For Rotary Charities/ good causes
"Crucial Crew" November Donation of £1000 to support project of advising youngsters of hazards
Lend with Care, £398 was lent to entrepreneurs Africa , Central America and Far east
100 Club Winners
Dec 2016 Imogen Halfhide £100, Isla Leadbetter £25, Steve Charteris £10
Jan 2017 Elwyn Jones £20; Wendy Moore £10; Hilary Spencer £5
Feb 2017 Stephen Powell £20, Peter Edwards £10, Arabella Powell £5.
March 2017 Jon Hodgkins £50, Trudy Callon £10, Dave Pickard £5
April 2017 Jennifer Durham £20, John Simms £10, Jon Hodgkins £5
May 2017 Richard Webb £20, Corey Barlow £10, Bob Adams £5
June 2017 John Andrews £20, Maggie Moss £10, Freda Wilkes £5
Nov 2017 Martin Jones £20, Dominique Callon £10, Pauline Pennington £5.
Meetings and events happening soon
Wednesday 13th December 19.00
The party will be held at Bridgnorth Golf Club.. It will include music , sing along and a quiz.
Wednesday 20th December 19.00
Club meeting may include a speaker
Wednesday 3rd January 19.00
A review of projects, membership , finances, sport , youth ., Foundation,
Wednesday 3rd January 19.30
Business meeting following council
Discussion on issues raised at Council and voting on items by everyone present on issues requiring approval by the Club
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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