The Rotary Club of Grimsby was chartered in 1930
Grimsby is the country's premier fishing port and a leading centre for food processing. Chemical factories and other industries lie along the Humber estuary. Grimsby is also an administrative and service centre and provides the main shopping and educational facilities for much of northern Lincolnshire. Pop. 87,574
Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary's main objective is service " in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
Annual charity collection at supermarkets.
Two rotarians with collecting buckets at a supermarket.As a result of the genorousity of the public we collected £2,500.Over the past nine years the club has raised through charity events £180,000.See report for more details