Rotary Club of Portishead - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
Christmas collections raise £1,732 for local causes
Our Christmas collections at Sainsbury's on Saturday 9th , LIDL on Saturday 18th and Waitrose on Thursday 21st December together with our tombola at the Vistorian Evening on the 17th have raised £1,732 for local causes. Thank you to everyone who contributed and the supermarkets who allowed us to collect.
Portishead Rotary donated woollen hats, scarves and gloves, knitted by local residents, to The Clevedon and District Foodbank for distribution to those in need this winter on Monday 11th December.
Do you shop online? – if so you can support us totally free!
Our club has registered with "Give as You Live” which has links with over 4000 retailers including all the major ones. Every time you shop on line our registered Charity -The Rotary Club of Portishead Trust Fund - receives a commission which in turns helps us to support our many local good causes
To register please click on this link. Please contact Rotarian Richard Bonfield if you require any assistance (07977 039912)
The good news is that it is totally free to you with the knowledge you will be supporting Rotary in the community
St Peter's Hospice Street Collection
Our street collection on Saturday 9th September raised £203 for St Peter's Hospice
What is Rotary?
Rotary has 33,000 clubs in 200 countries representing a network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.
Our differing occupations, cultures, and countries give us a unique perspective. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable.
WHAT WE DO:
We work with youth to create our future leaders:
• by challenging our young to apply their skills. Through a number of national competitions we help them to achieve pride in their work.
We support those in our community:
• and look for projects which will make a difference to people’s lives.
We help local charities and causes raise funds for their projects:
• we both organise fund-raising events and directly collect funds to help them carry out their work.
We aim to make a difference both here in Portishead and around the world.
HOW DO WE WORK?
Our impact starts with our members: people who work tirelessly within clubs like Portishead Rotary to solve some of our communities' toughest challenges.
Our efforts are supplemented by Rotary International, our member association, and The Rotary Foundation, which in turn support our work around the world.
Rotary is a “bottom-up”, member led, organisation where the focus is on making a difference locally at the same time as supporting projects across the world that make a difference to the communities they reach.
The Rotary Club of Portishead meets every Tuesday evening at Clarence House for a meal and we normally have a speaker presenting a subject relevant to our work within the community and Rotary.
We also talk and plan what we can do for the local community as a group as well as supporting projects .located both in the UK and internationally
Why not come to one of our meetings and find out what it is all about.
For more information, you can download our brochure or contact us via the "Join Rotary" link at the top right of this page. Alternatively you can phone our Membership Secretary: Lance Allen on 01275 814 104 (landline) or 07789 478 300 (mobile) or look at our noticeboard in Portishead Precinct
Meetings and events happening soon
Saturday 20th January 19.30 - 23.00 Tuesday 23rd January
Barn Dance - Somerset Hall
Our Annual escape from the winter bluesdetails
Tuesday 23rd January 19.00
Speaker: Dali Sidebottom - Homestart North Somerset
Home-Start North Somerset recruits and trains volunteers from all across North Somerset. We then carefully match the volunteer with a family in need of support.
Tuesday 30th January 19.00
Hosted by our own BKL!
Friday 2nd February 19.30
Young Musician Final
Exceptionally talented 13 - 18year olds will perform on a variety of musical instruments.
Tuesday 6th February 14.10
The Memory Cafe
Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Roaddetails
Tuesday 6th February 19.00
Speaker: Cyril Routley: "Curious & Curiouser"
??? Come and find out what it's about
Tuesday 13th February 19.00
Business & Club Council Meeting
our monthly council and business meetings
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.