Welcome to Hereford City Rotary Club
President for 2016/2017 -
See Heather's November Newsletter under "Links and News"
Photo by Derek Foxton
The Rotary Club of City of Hereford welcomed our new President for the year 2016-2017, Heather Gorringe, who can be seen above at the handover from Jimmy Morrison, last year’s President.
Heather feels we are very lucky to have a really active club. We mix our local charity work with several international projects all mixed with a healthy dose of fun. This year we are looking forward a great social programme for members and partners, with lots of business speakers. We aim to build our committees and member engagement. Our events will include a Car Treasure Hunt, our annual Duck Race and on top of all this we look forward to twinning with another club as well as a visit to Cambodia.
Over the last twelve months, with Jimmy as President, the Club has distributed nearly Â£30,000 to a wide variety of causes. From combating polio worldwide helping fund the building of a sewing workshop in Cambodia and closer to home raising over Â£5,000 for St Michael's Hospice, while also being deeply involved in youth and community projects here in Hereford including Young Enterprise.
Over the past few years groups of members have visited India, Nepal and South Africa and are currently planning a trip to Cambodia to strengthen links and see at first-hand how the money is spent and to participate in the work, even helping by rolling up their sleeves and administering polio inoculations.
As a Club we enjoy lots of social events, and we meet every Monday to share a meal, discuss our plans, and enjoy the occasional after dinner speaker - chosen carefully to entertain and educate us.
If you would be interested in finding out more about Rotary, here and across the world, we would love to welcome you to one of our meetings. We are fairly informal, and I am sure you would enjoy your time with us, and might even finish up becoming a Rotarian.
For further details, please contact our Membership Chairman Bobbie Heavens on 07966 73602307966 736023 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We meet on Mondays at 1230 for 1300(1st&3rd)
((2nd & 4th 1815 for 1845, 5th contact secretary) No meetings on Bank Holiday Mondays)
Bay Horse Inn
236 Kings Acre Road
Hereford HR4 0SD tel: 01432 273351