Rotary Club of Swindon - 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.
President Ian presents cheque
President Ian presents a cheque for £300 to Eileen Norris from "Contact the Elderly" following a very interesting presentation she made to our club recently about their work in Swindondetails
Two members receive their 'long service' awards
Rtn Mike Hillier and John Wicking receive their awardsdetails
Peter Wells receives a Paul Harris Fellowship award
Peter Wells receives a well deserved Paul Harris Fellowship award on the 3rd Septemberdetails
These are our Monthly Club Bulletins, which you can read here or 'download' in 'pdf' format - a nice reminder for those of us who were there and of course what you missed if you weren't! - also an insight to our club for visitors or potential membersdetails
Welcome to the home page of the Rotary Club of Swindon
Now, you may be asking...
What is Rotary??
Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide. Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad. Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on - You will receive a very warm welcome
If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Denise, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need.
If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!
Rotary in Swindon - the latest....
....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-
Dear all, please see noticeboard summary below
- Chinese Evening Dining Experience - Monday 5 February
Thank you to those of you who bought raffle prizes to Club today, for those of you who didn't, please bring on Monday, where we have a record 128 people attending !!
- Area Meeting - Thursday 8 February
This meeting provides an opportunity to meet other Rotarians in our area and to hear about what different clubs are doing
Time: 6.30 - 7.00pm start
Venue: Chiseldon House Hotel
Cost: £10.00 which includes a one course meal
Please let Denise know if you are attending by Monday 5 February 4.30pm
- District Council - Saturday 10 February
This meeting provides an opportunity to meet other Rotarians within our district, whilst hearing from Alan Hudson providing an update on this year's conference, and hearing from Joan Goldsmith
Time: 9.30 for 10am start
Venue: The Gables Hotel, Falfield
Tea and Coffee will be available prior to the start of the meeting
Please let Denise know if you are attending by Wednesday 7 February 4.30pm
- Snowdrop and Soup Day - TWIGS - Sunday 11 February
On display at TWIGS will be some 10,000 snowdrops of different varieties and arts and craft work with a snowdrop theme
Time: 11.00am - 3.00pmVenue: TWIGS, Cheney Manor, Swindon
Cost: Adults - £2.00; Concession - £1.50; Children - free
- Screen Race Night with Fish and Chips - Friday 16 March
Swindon North are arranging this evening in aid of Youth Adventure Trust
Fish and chips from the Bakers Arms, Badbury
Venue: Wanborough Village Hall, Wanborough
Time: 7.00pmCost: £14.00 per person
This is a really popular event, so if you are interested book early
Includes cash bar, tote and prize draw
Contact email@example.com or on 07962 155255
· Horse Racing at Newbury - 18 May
At present, Brenda is trying to get an idea of how many Rotarians would be interested in going to Newbury in May. Please sign the circulation board at Club if you are
The Rotary Club of Swindon
Rotary 'Tax Disc'
EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School
Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....
For more info' have a look at their Facebook page
(link on this page)
and if that's not enough...
Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today
If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy....
Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference' - for more info, see the video below....
Meetings and events happening soon
Thursday 22nd February 13.00
Today is a 'Fellowship' meeting, a chance to chat with friendsdetails
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.