Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings or events below (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker 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.
At the Purple4Polio weekend held in the Mill Gate and The Rock shopping centres by the four Bury Metro Rotary Clubs recently, many thanks to members of the public who contributed over £1500 to this effort to rid the world of debilitating or fatal polio.
2017 Meetings and Events:
Tuesday June 13th: Junior Masterchef Competition (for local High schools) 6 pm at Bury College restaurant, Market Street.
Week beginning Monday June 21st: 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!
Wednesday 28th June Meeting with meal: Handover to new President, John Hutton, and Club Assembly- what we hope to achieve in Rotary Year 2017/18.
Wednesday 12th July: Croquet at Whitehead Park, Ainsworth Road, Bury at 4 pm (£5) and meal at Indian Restaurant (£10.50) in nearby Wood St at 6 pm. Let us know if you would like to join us for either.
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
We meet on Wednesdays at 1930
Greenmount Golf Club
Greenhalgh Fold Farm
Bury, Lancs BL8 4LH tel: 01204 883712