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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.

The latest from Swindon Cares


Here we have the latest news and info from Swindon Cares

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Annual 'Chinese' Evening


Our Chinese evening at the Swindon Rendezvous

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Monthly Bulletins


These are our Monthly Club Bulletins, which you can read here or 'download' in 'pdf' format - a nice reminder for those of us who were there and of course what you missed if you weren't! - also an insight to our club for visitors or potential members

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Conference 2017


Torquay 2017

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Swindon Cares


Swindon Cares aims to engage all areas of Swindon's community, schools, businesses, groups and individuals, to support people in our town.

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Another new member is welcomed to the club


Daniel Stallard is inducted by our President Ian

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About us

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 :-

Dear all

     Please see items below that were discussed in the meeting today.  

Thursday, 18 Oct. 2018

Lunch Round Up 

Thursday 18th October 
Speaker Meeting 

Welcome by President Martin Groombridge
Host: Bill Fishlock

Members Announcements:
Sue Frawley: Donations required for the Filling Station (ring pull food cans, toiletries) 

Debbie Vincent:
Thanked everyone for attending the gin tasting on Friday £820 was raised for TWIGS
Michelle Leighton: Michelle is running in the New York Marathon in November and will be raising funds for Cancer Research UK, a sponsorship form is going round club 
Byron Carron: We have 85 names down for the Chinese evening and another 15 would mean we could have the restaurant to ourselves 

Chris Firth: We have been given a certificate of support in recognition of our support of End Polio Now
Chris and Linda did a collection at Gloucester Rugby to raise funds for a defibrillator 

Denise Rogers: Today was the last day for names to be added to the board for the College Christmas meal 

Speaker
Our Speaker today was Linda Culling, Principle of the Deanery Secondary Academy, Wichelstowe
Linda Spoke about her teaching career to date and the progress of the building of the new secondary school at Wichelstowe, which will be one of a few Church of England Secondary schools in the country. Linda’s aim is to not only get this school to an Ofsted outstanding rating, but for other secondary schools in the area to be enthused and lift the standard of all secondary education in the Swindon area 
Please visit https://www.thedeaneryceacademy.co.uk/ to find out about how the build is progressing, what the aims of the school are and details of what the facilities school can offer the surrounding area 

Today’s raffle was won by Sue Huck
 

Lesley

Hon Secretary
The Rotary Club of Swindon 

Rotary 'Tax Disc'

Put your 'defunct' tax disc holder to good use and help 'drive' Rotary forward   




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)

 

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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.... 

Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference'  -  for more info, see the video below....

Nigeria One-Year Milestone from Rotary International on Vimeo.

On July 24th, the West African nation will have gone one full year with no new cases of wild-polio virus.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

 Lil St George Skittles Evening

Wednesday 21st November 19.00

Lil St George Skittles Evening


Tonight, we are holding one of our regular 'Lil St George' Skittles Evenings

Thursday 22nd November 13.00

Speaker Event - Rotarian Drago from Zagreb


Today we have Rotarian Drago from Zagreb, Croatia giving us an insight into him and his club

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Sunday 25th November

Old Town Christmas Lights


Old Town Christmas Lights Switch-On

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Thursday 29th November 19.00

Evening Meeting


Evening Meeting – Christmas Social at the College

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Thursday 6th December 13.00

Speaker Event - Fred Finch - The 'shaking' chef


Today, our speaker is, Fred Finch, the one and only, 'Shaking Chef'

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Club Council

Monday 10th December 18.00 - 19.00 Monday 9th July

Club Council


Club Council meeting tonight for all Council members
6pm at the Kings

Thursday 13th December 13.00

Special General Meeting (SGM)


Today, we are holding a 'Special General Meeting' for the purpose of agreeing the accounts

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Our Social Media


Rotary News

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.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities


Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, We meet on Thursdays at 1300
Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB  01793 522156

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