Why join Westhill & District Rotary -
If you have ever considered joining Rotary International.................find out more.........................................
BEING A ROTARIAN
-is a great way of belonging to and giving a little bit of yourself to your community without stress or strain.
-enter a whole new world of friendships.
You will be made to feel welcome and will get a sense of satisfaction in being involved in our projects.
-Fun and friendship
Giving back to the community
Personal growth and development
Be part of A Worldwide Community
By joining Rotary, you become a member of a vast international family of 1.2 million members worldwide. You will be welcome - even encouraged - to attend any of the 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical regions. This bond creates an instant sense of belonging, wherever you are in the world. Many a member in need of a local doctor, lawyer, hotel, dentist, or other expertise while travelling has found assistance through Rotary.
(taken from RIBI website)
WHAT DO WE DO IN WESTHILL?
- We help to organise the Westhill Gala in June, and man stalls to make money for charity and have fun.
- We assist the pupils from Westhill Academy to attend a Rotary Young Leaders programme, send a pupil to Canada to join Adventure in Tourism and a Euroscholar trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg
- We organise the Primary School's Quiz. We also run a quiz for up to 50 club and school teams
- We take a leading part in organising the special day out in June for up to 400 disabled children in the Aberdeen area
WHAT DO WE DO OVERSEAS?
We give financial support to several Rotary International projects including :-
Goat & Pig Projects in Indonesia and Vietnam
The Rotary Foundation
Shelter Box and Aqua Box Supplies
Christmas Shoe Boxes for Eastern Europe
The eradication of Poliomyelitis in the world
Mercy Ships and their hospital in Sierra Leone
The Rotary Foundation is easily the largest non-government sponsor of student exchange and we are always pleased to welcome Rotary Group Study Exchange visits and to host individual overseas students and scholars for longer stays.
If you are interested in finding out more about the work of the Rotary Club of Westhill & District, in the first instance contact the club secretary. We will take you through the process and let you know all that is involved and all you can get from being and active Rotarian.