Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker usually at Greenmount Golf Club, £15 for the meal):
In the last year or so our Charity Trust Fund has donated to the following: Kids Out Day for local young carers, Rotary Foundation charity, Young Musician, competition for Bury High Schools, Disaster Aid, Bury Hospice(Bury Art Festival sponsorship), Junior Masterchef competition for Bury High Schools, Kids Cancer charity, 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, Lancashire Fusilier Band, Bury Blind Society, Mercy ships, Jaipur Limb, D-Caff and Macmillan Cancer Support.
John Hutton was installed as new President on 28th June
Our meetings now vary from week to week with a Business meeting for Rotarians on the First Wednesday with other meetings/events on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks of the month open to all:
2017 Meetings and Events:
4th Wednesday, 27th October: at Greenmount Golf Club, Steve Butterworth, "All about Veterans in the Community"
2nd Wednesday, Weds 8th November: Junk Yard Golf, 6.30 pm Manchester followed by meal at Indian Restaurant afterwards
Saturday 11th November, President's Ladies Evening at Greenmmount Golf Club, £29, contact re menu choices
Sunday 12th November, Remembrance Sunday, wreath laying at Walshaw Cross, at Walshaw church 10.30 for 11am at Cross; Tottington 2.30 for 3pm, meet behind Dungeon Inn for march to Memorial
Week beginning Monday 13th November: various community projects including Pets In Need, St. John's Community Garden/cemetery, WW1 project at Bury Fusilier Museum and guiding visitors at Turton Tower. Not necessarily on the 3rd Wednesday and sometimes more often than monthly! Also Litter Picks on Wednesday of this week, meet lower end Kirklees Trail on Brandlesholme rd. traffic lights, 2.30 pm.
4th Wednesday, 22nd November: at Greenmount Golf Club, Peter Williamson, star motocross rider when young, recounts his life in the motor cycle world
Christmas Collections start 4th December; volunteer helpers always welcomed! Father Christmas on his float evenings, 6.30 to 9 pm, 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