Since the Rotary Club of St Helens was established in 1923, 92 years ago
the Club is growing in strength and fellowship.
Rotary is supporting local community, international community and many
Charities,helping Health and Education at local and international level.
I am looking forward to meeting as many people as possible to
Rotary Serving Humanity
What we do! Club members at the 100k meal pack on Saturday.
The attendance at our meeting on 28th October was over 80% of the Club membership and with our guests and visitors it promised to be a first class evening of fellowship. And so it proved to be!
The Club has supported the Friends of St Helens Cemetery with the provision of snowdrops to enhance the area behind the memorial to the many children in unmarked graves and helped plant some of the 3000 bulbs on Saturday, 12th October. A full report and photos can be seen by clicking on this photo from the day.
On 2nd October, 20 Club Members and Wives enjoyed a tour of the BBC at Media City arranged by Alan Chick and shepherded by Alan Dickenson. Among the highlights of the tour Christine Robinson and Max Woosey presented the news and Lorraine Soudani, the weather. Our thanks are due to Barnaby and Lee for making the visit so interesting.
A gallery of photos can be seen by clicking here.
St Helens Rotary members are pictured with the Vikings Wheelchair Basket Ball Team as they are presented with a cheque for �600 which will be used to purchase a set of vests and basketballs for the club. The Vikings, based at Lansbury Bridge for the last six years, have fifty players ranging from youngster of 6 through to adults. The Vikings, whose season starts soon, have two teams playing in the National League and a junior side.
On Friday 13th September, President Celia her husband Ray and members of the Club presented 9 Bird Boxes to the children of Corpus Christi School at Rainford. The Boxes made by Ray will be placed in the woodland area at the school and hopefully provide quality accommodation for next years nesting birds.
St Helens Rotarians along with our new Interactor members were out in numbers volunteering active support to the Disability Games once again at Sutton on 7th September.
A Selection of photographs from the evening is in the Photo Gallery
Ben Spaven was President of The Rotary Club of St Helens in 1959/60. In 1948 he was Club Captain of Grange Park Golf Club and Captain of Captains of the Society of Liverpool Golf Captains in 1960. Amongst several golf trophies bearing his name is one he donated to The Rotary Club of St Helens. This Ben Spaven Rotary Golf Trophy has been contested every year since 1968. The winner of the 45th event played on 12th August 2013 was Steve Lawson.
In the next 30 days...
We meet on Mondays at 1830
(Not Bank Holidays)
Chalon Court Hotel
St Helens WA10 1NG tel: 01744 453444