Rotary Club of Swindon - 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.
Two members receive their 'long service' awards
Rtn Mike Hillier and John Wicking receive their awardsdetails
These are our Charity Ball or Marriott Ball pages, showing our forthcoming and past events now including latest details of our 2018 Ball - For more information, please click the button below:-details
Welcome to the home page of the Rotary Club of Swindon
Now, you may be asking...
What is Rotary??
Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide. Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad. Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on - You will receive a very warm welcome
If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Leslie, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need.
If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!
Rotary in Swindon - the latest....
....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-
Please see items below that were discussed in the meeting today.
Please find below summary of items discussed at club today.
1) Winchester Bar . The Kings have brought it to our attention that the average takings for the bar before lunch are only £11 per week , and unless this improves they will no longer be able to offer this facility
2) Debbie Vincent thanked everyone for they support on Tuesday 3rdJuly for the Swindon Cares meal at Fabio’s , £1000.00 was raised on the night
3) John Woodcock announced we came 2nd in our boules match with South Cotswold Rotary Club !
4) The club handbooks are now available , they are also available in A4 size , if anyone requires this format , please let me know
5) Sheila has 9 tickers left for the Kentwood Choir Christmas Cracker event, at the Wyvern Theatre Sunday 25th November
6) Michael Morse will be visiting the Vectis SunRise Rotary Club , Isle of Wight for the inauguration of Adrian Brewer ( Roll out the Barrel Trust ) as President
7) We have received a letter from Cathy Stagg , unfortunately do to her husband’s health problems she will have to leave our club , we wish her all the best for the future
8) Martin and Cathey Groombridge would like to invite everyone in club to meet them at The Harrow Inn , Wanborough on Wednesday 18th July at 6.30pm for an informal social drink , hopefully this will lead to many more
Our guest speaker today was Fidelma Meehan , speaking about her involvement with Save the Children , and the aims of the charity . Next year will be the Charity’s 100th year and she would like support or any contacts that could help the charity with their cause .
If anyone can help , her email is F.Meehan@save thechildren.org.uk
I apologise to those who couldn’t hear me at lunch , please shout out if you can’t hear me next week !
The Rotary Club of Swindon
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EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School
Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....
For more info' have a look at their Facebook page
(link on this page)
and if that's not enough...
Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today
If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy....
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Meetings and events happening soon
Thursday 19th July 13.00
Speaker Event - Viv Slayford - loganberry trust
Todays speaker is Viv Slayford from the loganberry trust
Tuesday 24th July - Tuesday 31st July
RYLA Forest of Dean - All week
RYLA Forest of Dean - All week
Thursday 26th July 13.00
Speaker Event - President's Interview
President's interview with Bill (Piers) Fishlockdetails
Thursday 2nd August 13.00 - 14.00 Thursday 14th June
Speaker Event - Dave King
Today, our speaker is Dave Kingdetails
Thursday 9th August 13.00
Speaker Event - Chris Firth
Chris Firth will talk about 'the journey to District Governor...'details
Monday 13th August 18.00 - 19.00 Monday 9th July
Club Council meeting tonight for all Council members
6pm at the Kings
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