Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings or events below (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker usually at Greenmount Golf Club, £15 for the meal):
In the last 12 months our Charity Trust Fund has donated to the following: purchase of humidifiers for residents following local floods,Teams4U, Dig Deep, Kids Out Day for local young carers, Rotary Foundation charity, a First Aid kit, sponsorship of Brandlesholme Scarecrow competition, Young Musician, competition for Bury High Schools, Disaster Aid, Junior Masterchef competition for Bury High Schools, Kids Cancer charity, help with purchase of defibrillator (Bury Croquet Club), help with transport for Jigsaw members to Rotary Disabled Sports Day, some purple crocus bulbs- planted in Bury and Tottington to promote Rotary's Purple4Polio campaign to eradicate polio from the world, Mayor of Bury's charities, Francis House and Derian House (children's hospices), Ramsbottom Churches Together towards their annual Christmas meal for the visually handicapped, the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour charity, Itstime4change, North West Air Ambulance and Macmillan Cancer Support.
John Hutton was installed as new President on 28th June
2017 Meetings and Events:
2nd Wednesday, Weds 9th August: Visit to Bents Garden Centre, East Lancs Road, 2 pm, tea at 3.30 pm, £9.50
Week beginning Monday, 14th August: various community projects including Pets in Need, St John's Community Garden/cemetery, WW1 project at Bury Archive, 68 Voices project at Bury Fusilier Museum, being guide at Turton Tower. Not necessarily on Wednesday and sometimes more often than monthly! Also Litter Picks on the Wednesday of these weeks, meet lower end trail at Brandlesholme Rd. traffic lights, 2.30 pm.
Fourth Wednesday, 23rd August: Meeting at Carmelo's, Chapel Street, Tottington, meal, no speaker, £15
Weds 30th August: no meeting
Weds 13th September: Middleton Heritage walk
Weds 27th September: meeting with speaker at Greenmount Golf Club
Weds 11th October: Vocational visit to Bury Black Pudding Company, Bridge Fold, (morning) plus meal at Carvery Village Hotel afterwards.
Weds 8th November: Junk Yard Golf
Christmas Collections start 4th December; volunteer helpers always welcomed! Father Christmas on his float evenings, plus some street and store collections.
If you wish to attend a Rotary meeting, can offer your help with projects, or would like further information about joining Rotary please contact me
07885 492 901
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
Greenmount Golf Club
Greenhalgh Fold Farm
Bury, Lancs BL8 4LH 01204 883712