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Rotary Club of Whitby & District

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ROTARY

Rotary is a worldwide organisation of enthusiastic,active volunteers dedicated to serving communities,both at home and abroad,and furthering world understanding through fellowship.

OBJECT OF ROTARY

Rotary's guiding principle called the Object of Rotary, is :-

FIRST : The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.

SECOND : High ethical standards and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society.

THIRD : The application of the ideal of service in each Rotareian's personal,business and community life.

FOURTH : The advancement of international understanding,goodwill and peace. through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

THE 4 WAY TEST

The 4 Way test is Rotary's moral code.

1.Is it the truth ?

2.Is it fair to all concerned ?

3.Will it build goodwill and better friendships ?

4.Will it be beneficial to all concerned ?

IN WHITBY WHO ARE WE ?

We are a group of local individuals from all backgrounds with a common purpose of making a contribution to our local community,in particular to youth activities with cash,time and organisational skills. We also try to have some fun along the way with regular meetings and informal pub visits as well as social events.

IN WHITBY WHAT DO WE DO ?

Here are some examples of our current activities.

Youth

Octoberfest - a fun run for local primary schools organised with Caedmon College

Technology Tournament - up to 20 schools take part in a day's challenge to build a set construction.

Public Speaking Competitions - Youth speaks for seniors and intermediates and Speak Out for primary school teams.

School Writing Competition - creative writing task for pupils at Stakesby Primary.

Sponsored Prizes - Young Apprentice,Young Musician.Most Improved Young Cricketer.

Community

Know your Blood Pressure Day.

Larpool Lane Tea Party.

Quiz Night.

Disaster Response at home and overseas.

Fund raising activities eg Bandstand Tombola and Christmas Trolley Dash.