WELCOME -To Rotary in Great Harwood and Rishton We are a local group of people who have fun and raise money for local and International good causes SCROLL to see what we do
Our club is very busy and we welcome new members to share our activities. You are always made very welcome. Click onto DETAILS and then onto the pictures below to see a sample of what we do. We also have some videos which show what we do in the UK.details
In ROTAKIDS we aim to inspire and motivate our young people, to explore their talents and achieve their potential, by involving them in challenging and stimulating projects, in school, in communities at home and around the world.details
PURPLE FOR POLIO
Rotary has been raising funds to eradicate the world of polio since 1979 and today 99.9% of the world is polio freedetails
THE MAIKOT PROJECT
A two year project to provide funds for the villagers of Maikot in Nepal to build a water supply pipeline into the village and build a new village toilet block was completed in February 2016 Funds were raised in collaboration with other local Rotary Clubdetails
We have an ongoing project to install defibrillators in Great Harwood and Rishtondetails
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION
The Rotary Foundation is our Charity within Rotary and its aim is to give grants to clubs who use the money to fund projects around the world. The motto is: 'Doing good in the World' The funding comes entirely from members donationsdetails
ROTARY in Great Harwood and Rishton was founded in 1946.
We are part of an International organisation of around 1.2 million members in 200 countries worldwide.
England is divided into districts and in the Lancashire and Cumbria district there are 78 clubs.
Here in Hyndburn there are 3 Rotary clubs and we all share the same values:
We have FUN working on local and international projects that improve the lives of people, create access to education and promote peace.
Rotary Clubs are at our heart
they bring together dedicated individuals to exchange ideas, build relationships, and take action.
supports Rotary clubs worldwide, coordinating global programs, campaigns, and initiatives.
The Rotary Foundation
uses generous donations to fund projects by Rotarians and our partners in communities around the world.
As a nonprofit fund, all of the Foundation's funding comes from voluntary contributions made by Rotarians and friends who share our vision of a better world.
Meetings and events happening soon
Tuesday 26th March 19.30
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE WEBSITE
The website has been redesigned so PETER S. is taking us through the changes. Bring your laptop to interact.
Tuesday 2nd April 19.30
Tonight we are having a joint meeting with our two Rotakids groups
Tuesday 9th April 19.30
TESCO BAGS OF HELP
Tesco are inviting groups to bid for money. We need a project! £1000 to £3000 is up for grabs!!
Tuesday 16th April 19.30
Tonight we decide on our President for 2021/2022 and President Elect for 2022/2023 and discuss the annual reports from committees
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.