At last night’s meeting District Governor, Mary Bradley, visited us. As well as giving us an enlightening and upbeat presentation she took the opportunity to present certificates to Robin Swindells and Len Baseley honouring, 35 and 40 years respectively, of Membership.
Pound the Path for Polio Eradication
We met up with Alan & Jan Causey of the Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs. They are undertaking a series of walks to raise funds for polio eradication. There latest walk was along the Roman Wall and we met them in Bowness on Solway as they completed their walk.
Prize winners in this years Duck Race
1st Prize £100 went to David Walker of Cross Lane Wigton 2nd Prize £40 went to Kath Aston of Tarnrigg
3rd Prize £20 went to Mr Jones of Howrigg Bank, Wigton
( Afull list of all prize winers is available on request)
Assistant Governor, Brian White, joined us last night for our Club Assembly
Jimmie’s 45 years as a Rotarian Recognised.
Past District Governor S R (Jimmie) James was presented with a Certificate and letter of appreciation by DGE Mary Bradley at a joint meeting of Maryport, Silloth and Wigton Rotary Clubs. For full details please see ‘Related Pages’ Jimmie James a potted history.
Sucess for the Nelson Thomlinson School in this years District Young Artist Competition. For the full story please see 'related pages'
Last night we were visited by Rose King who spoke to us about her forthcoming visit to Nepal as part of an Operation Raleigh Team.
Congratulations to Victoria Hewat, from Year 12 at the Nelson Thomlinson School, who was awarded the ‘Best Chairperson’ in the Rotary Youth Speaks District Finals in Windermere on Saturday 3rd February.
District Governor, Larry Branyon, visited us during September. For further details please see 'related pages'.
We visited Workington RNLI on 16th August to see their new all weather lifeboat. For further details please see 'related pages'.
For the results of our 'Duck Race' held on Saturday 24th June please see 'related pages'.
'They are up' purple crocus flowers have been poping up all over Wigton, Aspatria, Caldbeck, Thursby and Bolton Low Houses. To see the full story please see 'related pages'.
We Have Done It! ( with a little help from our friends) 5,000 crocus bulbs have been planted in and around Wigton. Please see the photographs and report in 'related pages'.
Recognition from the Paul Harris Society - please see 'related pages' for the photo and brief report.
Success for Nelson Thomlinson pupil Callum in the District Young Writter competition - please see 'related pages.