Rotary Club of Poole - 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.
Rotary Business Partners
Poole Rotary is pleased to welcome Business Partners. Together we can generate new ideas and new projects for the benefit of our local community.details
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International was created in 1917 to "do good in the world." Through the Foundation, Rotarians sponsor international educational and humanitarian programs, investing some £230 million annually.details
Poole Rotary provides financial assistance to enable young people to reach their potentialdetails
Vocation & Youth
Organises vocational visits and a variety of activities for schools including mock interviews and technology, chef and musician tournaments. It also presents an annual Rotary Award for Nursing Excellence at Poole Hospital.details
Team for 2018/19
Joint Presidents John Clement (left) and Babs Plumbridge flanking Vice-President Fred Cartwright shown at the beginning of their year in office.
During the year we have moved our lunch venue to the West Hants Tennis Club on Talbot Woods and had a partners lunch at the Lord Bute in Highcliffe.
We continue to expand our support for local groups with the funds received from a growing number of Business Partners.
A coach trip was organised for Rotarians and partners to recently refurbished Martyrs Museum in Dorchester.
The Santa Train recieved its usual warm welcome and raised £450 for local charities.
The Children's Party this year was a joint effort with West Hants Tennis Club. Fifteen children, suggested by Faithworks Wessex, enjoyed food and an afternoon of fun with Buttons the clown.
Our club's Christmas Lunch, again at the West Hants Tennis Club, included a quiz and a raffle in aid of About Face and YADAS raising £450.
Other events of note include the presentation of 40+ year long service awards to Rotarians Bryan Keeping and Stuart Dean. Georgina Brookes was presented with a Paul Harris Award for outstanding service. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary and it is the highest honour that the club can present.
Meetings and events happening soon
Tuesday 21st May 12.30
Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 21st May 14.15
Thursday 23rd May 10.00
Stop Polio Now Coffee Morning
with West Hants Club
Tuesday 28th May 12.30
after Bank Holiday
Saturday 1st June 12.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 5th June
Saturday 1st June 19.30
West Hants Tennis Club
Tuesday 4th June 12.30
Speaker: Jan Robson Job Talk
Tuesday 11th June 12.30
Speaker: Rich Warren on Bayside Academy
Tuesday 11th June 14.00
Council & Shadow Council Meetings
to prepare for Club Assembly
Wednesday 12th June 09.00
Annual Coach trip (PROVISIONAL)
it is hoped to hold this perpetual favourite
Wednesday 12th June 10.00
Saturday 15th June 08.00 - 22.00 Sunday 16th June
Twining Trip to France
Weekend with Loches Rotary
Sunday 16th June 11.00
Walk for Parkinsons
Bournemouth seafront to Sandbanks, 3 routes available
Tuesday 18th June 12.30
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Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(Finish by 2pm. NO lunch meetings after a Bank Holiday. Check 'Programme' for variations or contact Rotary Club Secretary.)
The West Hants Club, Roslin Road South, Bournemouth BH3 7EF 01202 519455