Welcome to the Rotary Club of Guernsey

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The Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission (the Commission) has pledged to match fund the fundraising efforts by the Rotary Club of Guernsey & Rotary Guernesiais for the historic effort to eradicate only the second disease in human history, polio.

 

In reaching its decision to partner with the Rotary in Guernsey, the Commission noted that they had already raised over £66,000 since 2006.

 

The fundraising agreement will see the Commission match funding every pound raised by the island’s two Rotary clubs up to an overall total of £40,000 thus doubling the money they raise to £80,000. As the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has already agreed to match fund the money raised by Rotary on the basis of £2 for every £1 raised, up to an additional £160,000 will be added to the money raised here in Guernsey.

 

In other words, the fundraising by the Rotary clubs in Guernsey and the Commission’s pledge of £40,000 could generate a total of up to £240,000 in support of Rotary’s work to end the paralyzing disease.

   

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Guernsey

It is said that every minute of every day Rotary will touch the lives of millions somewhere in the world. By combining their skills and resources, members of Rotary are able to make a real contribution to the lives of others.

In Guernsey alone, our club raises tens of thousands of pounds for community projects and local charities. Members also volunteer their time supervising and running community projects and events, such as the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk, Christmas hampers for the needy and the Tree of Joy, providing Christmas presents for children who might not otherwise receive much. Several projects are  aimed at promoting the achievements of young people, such as Youth Speaks and Young Chef.

The Rotary Club of Guernsey is very much a fun loving club made up of male and female members covering a wide range of professions, with the common theme of fellowship and providing service to the local community and abroad and wider support to Rotary International initiatives world wide, such as the eradication of polio.

We meet for lunch every Wednesday at the Wellington Boot Restaurant, Hotel de Havelet, St Peter Port, Guernsey and have speakers at most meetings except for our monthly business meeting. This is a great opportunity to catch up with friends, visitors and guests who are always made most welcome by the membership. The lunches are well attended and the atmosphere of laughter and conversation really make this a weekly event to look forward too.

Both guests and visiting Rotarians are very welcome and we would encourage you to come along and meet with the club.  For further information relating to lunch start times etc. click on 'Meeting Information' above.

Further information on the club can be found on the website, but if you wish to contact the club click on "Contact" at the bottom of this page and someone will get back to you as soon as they can.

A short video about Rotary can be found HERE.

General Information

The Rotary Club of Guernsey was founded on the 3rd March 1923 and is within District 1110 which covers Hampshire, East Dorset, South Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight and the beautiful Channel Islands.

Honorary Members of the Rotary Club of Guernsey

His Excellency the Lieutenant - Governor Vice Admiral Sir Ian Fergus Corder KBE CB

The Bailiff of Guernsey, Sir Richard Collas

Sir de Vic Carey

Sir Geoffrey Rowland

Keith Misselbrook  

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Meeting Information...

We meet on Wednesdays at 12:30 weekly Hotel de Havelet, Havelet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1BA tel: 01481 722199

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