Overview of Our Activities
What is Rotary about?
It is a social club with a purpose - a service club having the motto 'service above self' and a strong emphasis on charity fundraising
The Grimsby Club
The Grimsby Club was formed 1930 by the Rotary Club of Hull. It gained its charter in 1931 and currently has around 58 members.
What is our club like?
Friendly, relaxed, warm atmosphere. We also enjoy social events such as Bridge, Golf, Snooker, Clay pigeon shooting, an annual walking weekend, ladies Coffee mornings and theatre outings.
We enjoy social networking as well as business networking and Fellowship.
We also make visits places of local interest (Community/Vocational) e.g. Novartis, Heat and Power plant, Waddington R.A.F base,Singleton Birch.
Each year's president selects a main charity
These have been:
2017/2018 - Women's Aid (Grimsby).
2016/2017 - Sea Cadets,St Andrew's Hospice.
2015/2016 - Harbour Place,Sea Cadets.
2014/2015 - St Andrew's Hospice, Grimsby Motor Project.
2010/2014 - MENCAP (locally); St Andrew's Hospice,
In the past - Children's Hospice; N.S.P.C.C., Wish Upon A Star, Doorstep, FLAG, Linkage Trust, Immingham 2100 .
Fund raising how?
Funds are raised through annual events such as the Charity Am/Am golf competition, a re-entry clay pigeon shoot, Supermarket collections and in the past the Grimsby Dock Tower climb and abseil.