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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 Swindon

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New member is welcomed to the club


Rtn Jane Le Coyte is welcomed by our President Ian

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Two members receive their 'long service' awards


Rtn Mike Hillier and John Wicking receive their awards

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Annual 'Chinese' Evening


Our Chinese evening at the Swindon Rendezvous

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Peter Wells receives a Paul Harris Fellowship award


Peter Wells receives a well deserved Paul Harris Fellowship award on the 3rd September

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Monthly Bulletins


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 members

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About us

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 robin.elliott@hotmail.co.uk or on 07962 155255

    Future Dates

    ·  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     

    Regards, Denise
    Hon Secretary
    T
    he Rotary Club of Swindon 

    Rotary 'Tax Disc'

    Put your 'defunct' tax disc holder to good use and help 'drive' Rotary forward   




    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)

     

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    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....

    Nigeria One-Year Milestone from Rotary International on Vimeo.

    On July 24th, the West African nation will have gone one full year with no new cases of wild-polio virus.

    Happening soon...

    Meetings and events happening soon

    Thursday 22nd February 13.00

    Fellowship meeting


    Today is a 'Fellowship' meeting, a chance to chat with friends

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    Thursday 1st March 13.00

    Speaker Event - Guildford Eye Project


    Today, we have a speaker from the Guildford Eye Project

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    Rotary News

    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.

    Rotary supporting young people


    Rotary on the brink of polio history



    Meetings & Venue

    Where and when:

    Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, We meet on Thursdays at 1300
    Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB  01793 522156

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