Community

Community Service Committee

       Brian Roberts. ( Committee Chairman )

    Committee Members   Tony A Berrow,Robin Bratton, Sonja Cain, Jenny Myerscough and Neil Solman.

   The Committee is tasked to organise for the Club events which:-

(a) Raise funds to be donated by the Club to Bridgend based charities,the monies raised being distributed by the Club Charity Committee.

Events likely to be organised during the current year are the traditional Christmas collections (outside and by kind permission of Tesco Brewery Lane, Sainsbury's Junction 36 and Tesco Cowbridge Road).

During year 2015/16 just under £10,000 was raised.

(b) Arranging events to raise funds to be donated to specific charities.   These events and charities vary from year to year but e.g. during 2015/16 were the Bridgend Biker Fund (a cycle event organised by Bridgend Rotary Club following a ride of between 20 and 40 kilometres) with funds donated to cancer research and "Would I Not Lie to You" a fund Club evening with funds donated to Macmillan Nurses.

(c) Provide assistance in "one off" projects to enhance the community of Bridgend whether environmental, social or structural.

(d) Providing assistance and promoting the Objects of Rotary  by being present at events in Bridgend.