Rotary is a Worldwide organisation of over 1.2 million members who try to help others and at the same time have FUN.
In 2014 the Marlow Club joined with the Rotary Club of Monrovia to help them in their fight against Ebola in West Africa. With 35 graduate medical students, trained or in training, there is still a desperate need for more.We launched an appeal at our Rotary District Conference this March for funds to train new graduate medical students to replace those killed by this dreadfull disease.
You can see the launch video and more information about the appeal by clicking the picture above.
Cheques should be sent to Rotary Club of Marlow c/o Niton Cottage, Munday Dean, Marlow SL7 3BU
See the bottom of this page for more information on the Ebola appeal.
In Marlow there are three Clubs.
So what do we do in Marlow?
We raise money for charity
Last year the now Famous Santa's Fun Run, organised by the 3 Marlow Clubs raised in excess of £35,000 for charity. We raise many thousands of pounds through street collections, and other money raising events like concerts, late night shopping in Marlow, playing Santa to the children and more.
We help in the local community
With outings for the elderley and disabled, with a young carere's day for young carers and their disabled charges. We listen to primary school children read, run competitions for secondary school children, organise mock interviews and send young people on Youth Leadership training courses. Financially we help support the local youth organisations. We work with the Town Council and other local organisations.
We work actively on international projects
Working in conjunction with 4 linked clubs in Paris, Cologne, Venice and Binche (Belgium), we have helped supply sanitation and clean water to schools in Uganda. We help with orphans in Zimbarbwe. In Monrovia - Liberia we are supporting a major Ebola Legacy programme, see below. We support programmes in India and the Far East and also support the major disaster appeals around the World.
We have fun and support one another
With regular meetings, interesting speakers, outings and more. Through our fellowship we can support one another and help each other develop interpersonal skills.
Why not come along to one of our meetings or events to find out more?
You would be more than welcome to visit us, and who knows you may like to become a member or a friend of Rotary. Please call our secretarry David Duxbury 01628 481296 or email him at: email@example.com
When do the 3 Marlow Clubs meet?
- Marlow Bridge meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
- Marlow Thames meet every Wednesday evening and
- Marlow meet every Thursday lunchtime at the Grouse and Ale, Lane End.
Boat trip for senior citizens
The Rotary Club of Marlow has been serving the community for 8 decades, it is a club of like minded people from all walks of life. With a membership of 45 male and female, we meet on a regular basis and get involved in many projects locally and internationally, sometimes this involves simply raising money, but we get regularly involved as a 'hands on' Club, helping the elderly, the young and the disabled. We enjoy a good social life. Being a Rotarian is about having fun and helping others.
To stay vibrant and active, Rotary is always looking for new members. Do you feel you could give something back to the community and have fun at the same time? If so, why not come along to one of our meetings where guests are always welcome. Contact the Club Secretary David Duxbury on 01628 481296 to have a chat and book your lunch. (You will find meeting information at the bottom of this page).
Being a member of Rotary is not about attending weekly meetings, it is about a committment to Rotary and a desire to give something back to the community. So whether you have a lot of time available or just a little if you want to help others, you would be very welcome within Rotary.
Street collections for disasters, including disasters in the UK.
Do we have fun? .................. YESNot only do we meet on a regular basis to enjoy good speakers and fellowship, we also have events with our partners, go on trips and walks and get a great deal of pleasure in giving something back to our community. Come and find out more - YOU will be very welcome!
To find out about Santa's Fun Run click HERE
To see more on our Facebook pages by click HERE
Ebola Crisis - The On-going Legacy
In September 2014 - The Rotary Club of Marlow started collecting money to help support the Rotary Club of Monrovia in their fight against the appalling spread of Ebola.
The campaign initially was to supply protective clothing, sterilising and washing facilities and general help for those quarantined or displaced with food and clothing. Education was a high priority from the start, and we believe that the co-operation between the Rotary Club of Monrovia, the communities, the hospitals and the government has had a major influence on the reduction of the re-infection rate.
Our campaign has now moved into a second phase, where we will use the Rotary Global Grant process to look to the future with sustainable projects to help with the legacy of Ebola. Currently, we have 2 projects in place, one to provide scholarships to medical students to help replenish the staff killed by the outbreak, and as of January 2018 we are starting to build a much needed medical oxygen plant. Currently medical oxygen is not available and industrial oxygen has to be used with the occasional disasterous result.
February 2019 The Oxygen plant building is built and the plant, which is being shipped from the USA, will be installed in the next few months.
10 medical students have graduated and a further 25 will graduate later this year. We now plan to apply for a new international grant to train more medical students
If you would like to be added to our mailing list or would like more information,, including copies of our Ebola newsletters, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Would you like to join us?
Enjoy the fellowship, have fun and help the Marlow communitity and communities overseas. The Rotary Club of Marlow meets at lunchtime on Thursdays at the Grouse and Ale in Lane End
Membership is open to all adults, but you don't have to be a member to come and see what we do. Guests are always welcome at our meetings and events.
You could be part of Rotary in Marlow - find out more and how you can get involved - contact us through the web site, email us at email@example.com phone or text 01628 481296
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.
Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities
Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(If there is a 5th Thursday in the month we hold a partners meeting at a larger venue - contact secretary 01628 481296 for details - everyone is welcome)
Grouse & Ale
Lane End, Bucks
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