Rotary Club of Borderland - 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.
Borderland Club organises the Rotary Youth Leadership Award course on behalf of District 1180 as well as the Borders centre for the Technology Tournament. The club participates in various other projects working with young people.details
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President's Message 2017/18
Welcome to the website of Oswestry Borderland Rotary Club.
President Sherie writes…
The warm welcome and friendly atmosphere of our Borderland Rotary Club has been mentioned many times by speakers and visitors to the club. The beautiful setting of the Sweeney Hotel is where we meet for our weekly club meetings to enjoy each other’s company, over a relaxing meal, with interesting speakers it makes for a most enjoyable evening.
The first week that I joined the Club I volunteered to abseil down the Oswestry Fire station practice tower with other members to raise funds for local charities. I didn’t realise that the club members were so active in going out into the community to raise funds, which we do in a variety of ways for most of the year. It’s a good way to meet people, make friends and become involved in local and international fundraising projects through a well-recognised organisation. After working for a well-known Charity in the Historic Houses environment I found it quite a change in raising funds for needy causes instead of receiving the funds.
The dedication of our club members plus their various skills and knowledge when planning and organising our programme of fundraising activities throughout the year is most professional and we get a lot of fun out of it too! During the year we also organise club visits for members, partners and friends which has included go-carting, hover crafting, specialist car factories and many more than I can mention here!
If you would like to visit the club you are welcome to meet with our members who would be only too pleased to share with you what we do over an informal meal at our weekly Wednesday evening meeting. You can do this by contacting our Attendance Officer (Cathy Osselton) by email: email@example.com by 9.30am on the Wednesday in question.
Borderland Rotary ...
Borderland Rotary was founded in 1990 to satisfy a need for an evening Club in the Oswestry area. and we meet at Sweeney Hall Hotel at Morda on a Wednesday evening at 19.30 for 19.45.
Our members are drawn both from the town of Oswestry and the surrounding areas of Shropshire and Montgomeryshire.
We are a dual gender club of close to 50 members and actively support the inclusion of lady Rotarians. We have no corresponding Inner Wheel Club although partners have formed themselves into an ad-hoc group known as the 'Inner Tube' which arranges its own social programme.
Guest speakers are invited to most of our meetings although the first Wednesday in each month is reserved to discuss the business affairs of the Club.
There is a strong sporting bias with members participating in golf, cycling, football, rugby, water polo and wheelchair basketball together with the odd excursions into clay pigeon shooting, bowls and archery.
To contact us: email David Kendall
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