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Top award for Launceston Rotarian
Launceston Rotarian Barry Kressinger was awarded the Rotary ‘Service Above Self’ Award at the Distict Conference on Saturday 1st March. There are only 150 of this award presented worldwide each year and with over 1.2 million Rotarians in the world, it is a great honour.
Rotary Team preparing for another delivery of aid to Kosova.
The Overseas Project Team is a District Team which grew from a Launceston Rotary Club initiative.... see more here
Collection for Flood Victims
Tesco, Launceston, asked Launceston Rotary Club for their assistance in the Tesco collection for the victims of the floods in Devon and Cornwall. A series of Rotarians turned out on Valentine's Day and were delighted with the generosity of local shoppers. Pictured is Rotarian John Stabb, shaking his bucket.
Young Musician of the Year 2014
Holly and Josie Whale who attend St Joseph’s College played the euphonium and the tenor horn and Thomas Sherman, who goes to Launceston College, played the piano.
Music is an international language and Great Britain and Ireland is home to some of the most talented young instrumentalists and vocalists in the world....continued
St Catherine's Primary School - winners
St Catherine’s Primary School took first and second places in the Launceston Rotary Club’s annual Youth Speaks competition. The Judges said the teams were a credit to their school and teacher. Public speaking is not easy and to face an audience at such a young age speaks volumes.
Picture - Charley-Anne Marshall, Leah Tucker, Millie Philp, Aaron Mostaeddi, Ellie Butler, Finley Moses.
Teacher Miss Allen, Head Judge Rachel Mc Queen, Rotary President Kim Kinvig.
Cheque for Money Advice Centre
Community Shop presentation to Money Advice Centre
Launceston Rotary President Kim Kinvig recently presented a cheque for £500 to Rev. Keith Roberts of the Launceston Money Advice Centre. It is part of a national charity that enables community groups to establish local, free to client, face to face debt advice through the provision of a range of services.
The money came from the proceeds of the Rotary Community Shop.
Archbishop visits Rotary Shop
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited the Launceston Rotary Community Shop on 15th November where he chatted with the chair of the shop committee Rotarian Alan Rainsley. Alan said afterwards, "He seemed very impressed with the initiative and the help that the shop gives to the local community. He was a very pleasant man and seemed to be genuinly interested in what we were doing."
The Rotary Club of Launceston
was formed in 1947 and although relatively small it is particularly active and well respected for its local and international projects. We are a dual gender club and visiting Rotarians and their partners will receive a very warm welcome at any of our meetings - please advise the secretary via the contact form.We always welcome enquiries from prospective new members
Whilst membership of the club is by invitation only, at the discretion of the members, please don't let that put you off. If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact us.
Rotary Victorian Market 2013 290613
Award of Appreciation presented to Rotary Community Shop 26/6/13
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