Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Sat 23rd September 2017 - Rotary sponsorship at Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club

Thanks to a Rotary benefactor we are able to sponsor today’s match v Buxton and Club members are invited to come and watch. There will be a bucket collection at half time for the President's charity, the George Coller Memorial Fund.

Fri 22nd September 2017 ShelterBox collection

Following the devastation from Hurricane Irma the Club has arranged a special collection to raise funds for ShelterBox, the charity that is providing emergency shelter and tools for families affected by the disaster.

Tue 19th September 2017 - Working with Friends of Malawi

The Club has donated 20 LuminAID lights for use in the schools supported by the Friends of Malawi. Carol Evans from the charity came along to our meeting and we tested out just how bright the light is!

Tue 19th September 2017 Andrew Carlisle; The future of aviation

Sun 17th September 2017 - Late Summer Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who came along to our event when £1300 was raised. It was great to have the Black Country duo Dandy join us again. Special thanks go to our Inner Wheel colleagues for all their help and support.

Fri 15th September 2017 - Visit to RAF Cosford Open Cockpits Evening

A wide range of aircraft will be available for close viewing including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.

Tue 12th September 2017 Dr Charan Bunger MBE; District Governor

Sat 9th September 2017 Static bike ride in aid of George Coller Memorial Fund, supporting children with asthma.

Thanks to our members, Wylde Green Inner Wheel, family, friends and David Lloyd Health Club, Lichfield for helping to raise £151 towards our President's chosen charity.

Sat 9th September 2017 - Leonard Cheshire Disability 100 years

A special Anniversary Ball celebrating 100 years, at Moor Hall Hotel with guest speaker Afghan veteran Clive Smith. A lovely evening.

Tue 5th September 2017 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Steve Gauld.

Tue 5th September 2017 Business Meeting

Mon 4th September 2017 - Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club

Thanks to the generosity of a kind benefactor, the Rotary Club of Wylde Green is acting as sponsor to Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club. Our President and the Football Club’s Chairman, Nick Thurston, is pictured with the players at their ground.

Tue 22nd August 2017 Paul Evans and Steve Davies; The 5/60th Rifles Living History Group

Paul Evans was accompanied by Steve Davies, an expert on period tailoring who covered the uniform production aspect of the hobby. They brought with them the usual exhibits including some inert guns.

Tue 15th August 2017 - Bear Hunt

What a fun evening 25 of us had ambling around the centre of Sutton Coldfield finding a few Big Sleuth bears and other items of local interest along the way. It was great to be joined by our Inner Wheel colleagues and family members.

Mon 14th August 2017 - Mon 21st August 2017 Mablethorpe Children's Holidays

This scheme provides holidays for young people who would otherwise never enjoy a holiday break to help them re-charge their energies and enjoy a change of scenery. The Club is working with Homestart in Erdington.

Tue 8th August 2017 Debate: One year on, was the country right to vote Brexit?

Tue 1st August 2017 - 100 Square Draw

Peter Cox was the lucky winner of this evening's draw.

Tue 1st August 2017 Business Meeting

Sat 29th July 2017 - George Coller collection, ASDA Minworth

A fine start for our President's charity, George Coller Memorial Fund, for children with asthma. £175 was raised, which will buy for a couple of inhaler analyzers to measure how effectively young children are using their inhalers.

Tue 25th July 2017 Summer BBQ

A great evening BBQ with families and friends followed by frog racing. The evening raised enough to buy 20 solar lights for Friends of Malawi's work.

Sat 22nd July 2017 - Leonard Cheshire Disability, Greenacres, Sutton Coldfield, Summer Fayre

Greenacres was very busy for this afternoon's summer fayre. Our Inner Wheel colleagues served delicious cakes, tea and coffee. It was good to catch up again with Graham Hendley, a very talented local mouth artist.

Sat 22nd July 2017 - Carl Chinn's Broad Street tour

Hear about the canals, halls and icons.

Thu 20th July 2017 - Dictionaries for Life

The Club has donated 312 dictionaries to local school children, sponsored in partnership with the Aviva Community Fund. Pupils at Yenton Primary are shown here.

Tue 18th July 2017 Justine Longmoor; Sponsored bike ride in aid of Alzheimer's

Please note that this meeting will take place at Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club.

Sun 16th July 2017 - Rotary Walk

This walk will be around Fisherwick.

Tue 11th July 2017 Penny Thurston; Call My Bluff!

What a fun evening this was! Many thanks to everyone who participated and kept us entertained.

Mon 10th July 2017 - Sweeney Todd

An opportunity to support pupils at Fairfax School in Sutton Coldfield. The Club has given practical assistance towards the production.

Tue 4th July 2017 Business Meeting

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