Rotary Club of Penzance - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
Epic journey to deliver mopeds to Health Workers in Gambia
Penzance Rotarian Lutz Eiser and a friend embark upon an epic motor bike ride to privately deliver two mopeds to Banjul in Gambia.details
The Rotary Shop
The Rotary Shop is unique among Charity Shops in that it raises funds for a wide range of local community groups and charities. Tens of thousands of pounds have been distributed to a wide range of sports, welfare and community groups in the area.details
Penzance Town Fireworks Display
Saturday 4th November at 7 pm. Entertainment and Hot Food in the Magpies Football Ground, followed by a spectacular professional Firework Display set to music. Gates open 5:30 pm REDUCED ENTRY PRICES FOR 2017 Adults £3 Children only £1.details
The 2017 Rotary Ramble raised over £8,000 in just one day.
Muddy Fundraising - The tenth annual Rotary Ramble was a muddy affair but over 150 walkers took part and more than twenty good causes will benefit from more than £8,000 that has been raised.details
Serving our community
Penzance Rotary Club serves the local community by organising a wide range of activities including: the annual Town Fireworks, a 'Know Your Blood Pressure' day, Sponsored Walk, fortnighly Memory Cafes and recently Vintage & Classic Cars on the Promenade.details
Penzance Rotary Club - Serving Communities
The Rotary Club of Penzance is registered with the Charity Commission. No. 1027839
Prue Willday seen here at the Sponsored Walk HQ. in 2016
The Rotary Club of Penzance was established in 1923 and true to it's ninety plus year history, the Club continues to organise a wide range of community and fundraising activities.The Club organises the town's annual Firework Display, regular Memory Cafe's for dementia sufferers, driving for the elderly, 'Know Your Blood Pressure' days in the town centre and recently a Vintage and Classic Car Show on Penzance Promenade.
The 2017 Rotary Ramble took place as usual on the final Sunday in September.
Over 150 people took part in the event organised by Penzance Rotarians. With and entry fee of just £2, the sponsored walk is aimed at youngsters as well as adults to encourage support for community organisations and charities.
The 2017 Rotary Ramble was sponsored by:
Have you considered joining Rotary? You will make lifelong friends and at the same time you will help us to make a difference in communities near and far. We are ordinary people with a track record of achievement. Working together, donating time, skills, experience and fundraising for communities everywhere.
The Rotary Club of Penzance, the most westerly in mainland England & Wales, draws membership from Penzance and West Penwith. The club is always on the look for new members - women or men, working or recently retired, usually with leadership experience from their business or community work.
Rotarians volunteer a little of their time, talents & resources to address community needs. Rotary Clubs mobilise members and with community support reach their goals. New members enjoy new friendships, bring new energy and fresh ideas and help the Club achieve much more.
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End Polio - Donate now!
Rotary's priority project internationally is the eradication of polio. In 1985 Rotary launched PolioPlus, a multi-million dollar initiative to immunise all the world's children against polio. Since then more than two billion children have received the oral polio vaccine.
ROTARY RELEASES $35 MILLION TO END POLIO WORLDWIDE
January 13, 2016
Rotary announces $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio.
In 2015, the world saw historic progress against the paralysing disease, with just two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan – reporting a single strain of the wild virus. If the current momentum is strengthened, this year may mark the last case of wild poliovirus.
Meetings and events happening soon
Friday 24th November 13.00
Friday 1st December 13.00
Club Business Meeting
Rtn. the Reverend Sian Yates gives a short talk on her life and work.
Friday 1st December 19.00
Country Skittles Social Evening organised by 'International Committee'
Time to be confirmed.
Friday 8th December 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting
Speaker: Duncan Warren
Friday 15th December 13.00
No Lunch Meeting
No meeting in lieu of Christmas Lunch on Sunday 17th.
Sunday 17th December 13.00 -
Christmas Lunch at The Queen's Hotel
Open to Club Members and Guests by prior booking.
Friday 22nd December 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting - to be confirmed
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