Rotary Club of Poole - 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.
Rotary Business Partners
Poole Rotary is pleased to welcome Business Partners. Together we can generate new ideas and new projects for the benefit of our local community.details
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International was created in 1917 to "do good in the world." Through the Foundation, Rotarians sponsor international educational and humanitarian programs, investing some £230 million annually.details
Poole Rotary provides financial assistance to enable young people to reach their potentialdetails
Vocation & Youth
Organises vocational visits and a variety of activities for schools including mock interviews and technology, chef and musician tournaments. It also presents an annual Rotary Award for Nursing Excellence at Poole Hospital.details
Team for 2018/19
Joint Presidents John Clement (left) and Babs Plumbridge flanking Vice-President Fred Cartwright shown at the beginning of their year in office.
During the year we have moved our lunch venue to the West Hants Tennis Club on Talbot Woods and had a partners lunch at the Lord Bute in Highcliffe.
We continue to expand our support for local groups with the funds received from a growing number of Business Partners.
A coach trip was organised for Rotarians and partners to recently refurbished Martyrs Museum in Dorchester.
The Santa Train recieved its usual warm welcome and raised £450 for local charities.
The Children's Party this year was a joint effort with West Hants Tennis Club. Fifteen children, suggested by Faithworks Wessex, enjoyed food and an afternoon of fun with Buttons the clown.
Our club's Christmas Lunch, again at the West Hants Tennis Club, included a quiz and a raffle in aid of About Face and YADAS raising £450.
Other events of note include the presentation of 40+ year long service awards to Rotarians Bryan Keeping and Stuart Dean. Georgina Brookes was presented with a Paul Harris Award for outstanding service. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary and it is the highest honour that the club can present.
Meetings and events happening soon
Tuesday 26th March 12.30
Speaker: Jenny & Roland Long on Hope Community Village
Tuesday 26th March 14.00
Tuesday 2nd April 12.30
Wednesday 3rd April 19.30
Ferndown Rotary Presidents Night
Dudsbury Golf Course
Saturday 6th April 19.30
Wessex ABC Boxing Club
Dinner and Tournament
Tuesday 9th April 12.30
Speaker: Jane Boyle on About Face
Saturday 13th April 19.00
with Parkstone Rotary
Tuesday 16th April 12.30
Speaker: Mindy Bartlett+1 on YADAS
Tuesday 16th April 14.00
Tuesday 23rd April 12.30
after Bank Holiday
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Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities
Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(Finish by 2pm. NO lunch meetings after a Bank Holiday. Check 'Programme' for variations or contact Rotary Club Secretary.)
The West Hants Club, Roslin Road South, Bournemouth BH3 7EF 01202 519455