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Christmas Lunch - December 2014


The Club held its Annual Christmas Lunch on 10th December 2014 at the Rubens Hotel.

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Three Water & Sanitation Projects in Entebbe -Uganda.


These three Projects provide sustainable sources of clean water and sanitation for three communities with large numbers of children in Entebbe, Uganda. Project Duration Jan 2012- Nov 2013.

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Christmas Lunch - December 2018


The Club held its annual Christmas Lunch on 5th December 2018 at the Bbar in London Victoria.

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THE ROTARY CLUB OF WESTMINSTER WEST


The Club has raised funds and undertaken several large and small projects both within the UK and in the International Arena. The Projects documented on this website are listed below. Go to the 'What We Do' tab to read about these Projects.

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Rev Fr Patrick Murunga Visits Westminster West Rotary Club


Rev Fr Patrick Murunga is a Catholic Priest from Kakagema County in Kenya. He has come as a temp priest to a church in the UK. He visited the Club to collect a gift of Encyclopedias for the St Elizabeth Lureko Girls Secondary School in Kakagema County.

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District Governor's visit on 19th September 2018


DG Mike Wren paid the traditional annual visit to the Club and was accompanied by his wife Teresa.

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Visits to Other Rotary Clubs


This page lists some of the visits by members of the Rotary Club of Westminster West to other Rotary Clubs around the World.

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Rotary and The Commonwealth - Tree Planting and Drumming for Peace


The Rotary Club of Westminster West icollaborated with The Commonwealth Resounds and The Purcell School of Music to arrange a programme of Drumming Performances during the week that Commonwealth Heads of Government Met in London.

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Social Evening and Induction of New members


On 14th March 2018, the Club held a Social Evening comprising Members, their Spouses or Partners, Friends and two New Recruits.

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The Chirovakamwe Primary School Library Project in Mutare, Zimbabwe


Funds were raised to Support the Provision of a Library to the Chirovakamwe Primary School in Mutare, Zimbabwe and Information Technology to the St. Elizabeth Lureko Girls' Secondary School in Mumias, Kakagema County, Kenya.

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Induction of Rotarian Member


Rotarian Mrs Anna Croghan was inducted on 1st November 2017 at the Meeting of the Club which was held at Browns in Cardinal Place, Victoria.

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Presidential Handover Rotary Year 2017-18


Incoming President Dr Josephine Ojiambo took over as President of the Rotary Club of Westminster West from Outgoing President Angela Campbell on 21 June 2017.

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Two Projects to build Classrooms for a School in Bukoba, Tanzania


Two Class Rooms were needed for the school in Bukoba. Fund raising events were held in 1998 and 2000. These events raised funds to build the class rooms for the school.

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The Chikuku Youth Centre Project - Zimbabwe


The Rotarians of Westminster West visited the Chikuku Youth Centre in Zimbabwe in November 2012. They had facilitated the supply of tools, machinery and two water tanks, and then visited to review the progress at the Centre.

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Provision of Information Technology to the St. Elizabeth Lureko Girls Secondary School in Mumias, Kenya


Funds were raised for the provision of Information Technology(IT) to the School. The IT systems were purchased and shipped to Mombasa and then onto Mumias. The aim is to improve the IT Literacy of as many Pupils as possible.

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Induction of Rotarian Dr Aruna Mannie


The Club inducted Dr Aruna Mannie as a Rotarian on 19th October 2016.

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The Rotary Life Boat - Rotary Service - Falmouth & Dover, UK


The Launch of the Lifeboat Project - a fascinating insight into the magnificent achievement of the Rotary Club of Westminster West which raised funds for the Lifeboat named "ROTARY SERVICE" - RNLI Official Number (ON) 1031 and Operational Number 50-001.

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The Club Held An International Evening


The Club held an International Evening and raised funds towards the total required for the provision of a Library to the Lokusero Secondary School in the Laikipia District in Kenya.

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Starehe Girls' Centre in Nairobi - Kenya - Student Sponsorship


In 2012, the Rotary Club of Westminster West Sponsored a Girl Student for the Entire Duration of Her Four Year Secondary Education at the Starehe Girls' Centre in Nairboi, Kenya. She Completed her Secondary Education in December 2015.

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The Club Celebrated its 70th Anniversary on 2 March 2015


A Gala Dinner was organised at The Rubens Hotel and all proceeds were donated to the Life Boat Project. RIBI President Peter King was the Guest of Honour.

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70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRANTING OF THE CLUB'S CHARTER


The Club's 70th Anniversary fell on 2nd March 2015. The Club held a Black Tie Gala Dinner on this day to Celebrate this event.

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RIBI YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER COMPETITION


Victor Ghose is the Winner of the District 1130 Junior Section - RIBI Young Photographer Competition for the Rotary Year 2014-15.

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Community Activities


Westminster West Supports Local Community Projects and Recognises Individuals Who Assist the Club In Its Activities.

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International


Over the years, the Club has raised funds in support of several International Projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Past Presidents' Day


The Club held its Annual Past Presidents Day Luncheon on 14th May 2014. Past President Clive Knowles chaired this Meeting. Other Senior Rotarians who attended included PP Arvind Barve, PP James Allie, PP Robert Crane, PP Elwin Cummings Palmer & AG Francis

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Mutha River Bank Park Project - Pune, India


Convert a five kilometre long stretch of the Mutha River Bank from a dump yard to a friendly, flood resistant Park, for the benefit of society as well as to enhance the awareness of the delicate ecology of the river and human settlements.

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Sponsorship of a VSO Volunteer Nurse to Bonthe, Sierra Leone


A British VSO Volunteer Nurse was sponsored to work as a Nurse/Mid-wife at a Clinic in Bonthe in Sierra Leone.

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Support to Institute for the Blind in Bolivia


Project to provide sewing machines and sewing accessories to the local branch of the Bolivian Institute for the Blind to enable the Institute to enhance its self help programmes for those who are blind or partially sighted.

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Support for Widows & Orphans of Genocide in Kigali, Rwanda


Funds were raised for the Widows and Orphans of Genocide in Rwanda and sent to AVEGA which is a Charity in Kigali, Rwanda.

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The Schools Project in Chickjajur District in Karnataka-India


Provision of essential items of furniture, laboratory equipment, books and uniforms to some rural schools and a van to transport physically challenged children to school in the Chickjajur Area of Karnataka in India. The Project was completed in March 2007

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Project to Provide Medical Equipment to the National Tuberculosis Center in Amman - Jordan


A joint project between the Rotary Club of Amman and the Rotary Club of Westminster West to provide essential medical equipment to the National Tuberculosis Center in Amman, Jordan.

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Christmas Lunch - December 2013


The Secrets are out ; 1). how to park a Rolls Royce in Central London for a £25 month; 2). Who lies behind a Happy Woman in Iceland and who is responsible for a Successful Man in England; 3). Which Club had an encounter with Alcoholics Anonymous;

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Christmas Lunch


The Clubs' Christmas lunch will be held on 11th December, @ 12.30pm at the Rubens. This Lunch is only for those on the guest list. All spaces have been taken up.

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Club History


Come and meet us and get to know our Club.

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