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Following a successful membership webinar at the end of 2016, the Public Image Committee will be holding three webinars on social media over the coming months. These will cover social media basics, intermediate and advanced topics.
Introduction to Social Media - Monday 20th February at 7pm. This webinar is for those who are new to social media or have decided that now is the time to explore it.
Register here. Webinar ID: 469-050-667
Social Media for Accomplished Users - Tuesday 21st February at 7pm. Focusing upon what we can do to enhance use personally and for clubs and districts. It will feature a small panel of Rotarians who have differing experiences of using social media. The Committee will be trialing the Zoom application for the advanced session that is so well used by many eClubs. Spaces may be limited.
Register by emailing the Club and District Support team
Young Musician District Final
Midday Sunday 12 March
Prince Michael Hall, Dean Close School, Cheltenham GL51 6HE.
Entry is off Hatherley Road and signage on the road is to the Bacon Theatre.
Rules used will be the RIBI rules and attention is drawn to the length of the performance allowed as this is shorter than in some of the local competitions
Young Photograper Competition
In the Junior Age Category, the WINNER is Chloe Stanton from Trinity Church School, entered by Portishead Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Sebastian Turner of Woodchester Primary School, entered by Nailsworth Rotary Club.
In the Intermediate Age Category, the WINNER is Charlie Mann of Royal Wotton Bassett Academy, entered by Royal Wootton Bassett & District Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Oliver Sparks of Nailsea School, entered by Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Club.
In the Senior Age Category, the WINNER is Freya Bigwood from Marlwood School, entered by Thornbury Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Abbie Merritt of Katherine Lady Berkeley's School, entered by Cotswold Tyndale Rotary Club.
Judges comments ..Well done everyone who took part it was so very good that it truly made it very difficult to pick out these clever youngsters above, because they are ALL very clever, inventive and wonderful photographers.
Read full Judges report here
Young Chef Competition
1st Semi Final stage of Rotary Young Chef
generously hosted at The Cotswold School Bourton-on the-Water
All the forms you need for D1100 2017 RYLA Course
are now available on the website
Tony Brook - Colwall Rotary Club RYLA Coordinator 2017 looks forward to receiving your completed application for a place on the course.
HURRY as places book up on a first come serve basis and this course gets booked up very quickly
D1100 New Members Evening
Wednesday 22 February 2017 - 7pm - 9.30pm
Jurys Hotel Golden Valley Cheltenham GL51 0TS
This event is open to all new members from D1100
who joined in 2015/16 and 2016/17
Drinks and light snack will be provided
It is hoped that Rotarians who introduced/mentored these members will bring them to the hotel and participate as well
There wil be some light hearted background to Rotary
and then a couple of speakers
Book your place to attend with your Club President by mid January
Please arrange to play your league games
before the end of February 2017
Quarter final and semi final draws will be distributed after the first rounds have been played
The 2016 - 17 District Quiz ihas reached the Simi Final Round
Draw can be found here
to be played by 20 March
Conference 17 - 19 March 2017
Fun and Fellowship in Torquay
For Registration, Programme and special delegate hotel rates
Jennie Bond - former Royal Correspondent will be with us. She was also a winner of I’m a Celebrity get me out of here
see list of confirmed speakers on Conference webpage
District Governor Richard is keen to have many photos
of Rotarians at work to showcase at the Torquay Conference in Torquay in March.
We will be creating a reel of these, highlighting the clubs, to show at the
beginning of our sessions. It does not matter if your club will not be present,
we just want to showcase all the good projects we are involved in. Please send
good pictures to Steve Davies at the Evesham Club
Go to the Conference web pages
Take a look at what is happening on the International see in RIBI
Go to Newletter
Earn the Presidential Citation 2016/17
It really helps to ensure your club is covering all Avenues of Service
Your Rotary, Rotaract, or Interact club can earn a Presidential Citation for achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and your clubs. Grow your membership, develop sustainable service projects, support The Rotary Foundation, and build awareness of Rotary in your community and get recognized for being a part of Rotary Serving Humanity.
Develop a plan now and track your progress starting August 2016
Download Presidential Citation leaflet
Could a long neglected “avenue of service” be Rotary’s recruitment panacea?
So many people have the itch to “ give something back to their community”. Does Rotary offer them an opportunity to scratch it?
Richard Fox, D1100 Vocational Chair, argues that a 21st century version of old fashioned Vocational could attract and retain new members
Go to Vocational page for full article
HALL OF FAME SINGER DONOVAN BECOMES A ROTARY POLIO AMBASSADOR
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood.
Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry.
District 1100 has a selection of horizontal and vertical banners that are available for both Distict and Club events within the District. The horizontal one is 3m long by 1.5m wide.
Vertical banners are of the pull up design - contact the Public Image Chairman - Jan Long
Here's a selection of the next few weeks great
Your Club could feature on the front page, too. If your Club uses RIBI-T then just click on the radio button that puts your event onto the District pages.
Coloured border posters may be linked to other Internet pages and grey bordered posters may be linked to pdfs that can be opened or saved to your machine for reference or printing.